The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 31 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing CMS 13 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.98% 1.29% 2.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.53% 8.06% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 9
Average daily rate £450 £600 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £355 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £615 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.92 £40.00 £21.56
% change year-on-year
-67.71% +85.57%
CMS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
49 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.98% 15.94% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 29
Average daily rate £400 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £200 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Bedfordshire region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Bedfordshire region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton 0 5 £450 -26.53% 4
Bedford +3 1 £450 +38.46%
CMS
East of England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 13 (81.25%) Sitecore CMS
1 13 (81.25%) Sitecore
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) User Experience
4 7 (43.75%) Retail
4 7 (43.75%) User Stories
5 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 6 (37.50%) Drupal
5 6 (37.50%) Change Management
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (31.25%) Process Improvement
7 4 (25.00%) Axure RP
7 4 (25.00%) Use Case
7 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) CSS
9 2 (12.50%) HTML5
9 2 (12.50%) Sass
9 2 (12.50%) LESS
9 2 (12.50%) CSS3
9 2 (12.50%) OO
9 2 (12.50%) XHTML
9 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (12.50%) .NET
9 2 (12.50%) Dojo
9 2 (12.50%) Marketing
9 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
9 2 (12.50%) Content Management
9 2 (12.50%) SEO

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (81.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (37.50%) Drupal
3 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (6.25%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) CMS Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Product Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Product Owner
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Product Owner
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Strategist
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Product Owner
6 1 (6.25%) Sitecore Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (6.25%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS3
2 2 (12.50%) Dojo
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) LESS
2 2 (12.50%) Sass
2 2 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) User Experience
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) User Stories
3 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Change Management
4 5 (31.25%) Business Process Improvement
4 5 (31.25%) Process Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Use Case
6 2 (12.50%) Content Management
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) SEO
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Document Management
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
7 1 (6.25%) MVC
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.25%) EPiServer
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