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 26 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 37 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing CMS 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.34% 2.03% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.49% 17.39% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Average daily rate
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£513 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +32.35%
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
69 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.12% 11.68% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 17
Average daily rate £475 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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
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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 +4 7 £550 +46.66%
Bedford - 1 £325 -
CMS
East of England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 15 (65.22%) E-Commerce
2 13 (56.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 13 (56.52%) Sitecore
3 12 (52.17%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) C#
4 11 (47.83%) Retail
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
6 8 (34.78%) SOA
7 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (21.74%) MVC
8 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 4 (17.39%) PHP
9 4 (17.39%) HTML
9 4 (17.39%) CSS
10 3 (13.04%) Mobile Commerce
10 3 (13.04%) Marketing
11 2 (8.70%) Content Management
11 2 (8.70%) Web Development
11 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
11 2 (8.70%) CRM
12 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
12 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
12 1 (4.35%) Web Services
12 1 (4.35%) XSLT
12 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
12 1 (4.35%) OOP
12 1 (4.35%) Python

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 (56.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) Kentico
2 1 (4.35%) concrete5
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (47.83%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
1 11 (47.83%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Web Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
4 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (4.35%) Laravel
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) E-Commerce
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) SOA
4 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Content Management
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.35%) OOP
8 1 (4.35%) Workflow
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Sitecore
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Zend
3 1 (4.35%) EPiServer