The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Bedfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 34 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing CMS 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.56% 1.55% 2.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.00% 6.98% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Average daily rate £375 £150 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
50 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.63% 22.16% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 27
Average daily rate £419 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £170 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
CMS
East of England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 9 £375 +150.00% 1
Bedford - - - - 1
CMS
East of England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) CRM
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) BPR
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) JSP
3 3 (25.00%) JSTL
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) Dojo
3 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) hybris
4 2 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 2 (16.67%) LESS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) Data Validation
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) General Ledger
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Back Office
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) QA

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) General Ledger
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Business Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JSP
1 3 (25.00%) JSTL
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
1 3 (25.00%) Dojo
1 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (16.67%) LESS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) Velocity
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) CRM
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) BPR
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 2 (16.67%) Data Validation
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) hybris