The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 37 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing CMS 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.21% 2.13% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.19% 9.33% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £480 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +82.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £480 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £480 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.24% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
77 75 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.33% 22.80% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 47 48
Average daily rate £368 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Average hourly rate £46.00 £16.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.91% -18.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (72.73%) Content Management
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) Ant
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) XSL
2 6 (54.55%) XSLT
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
3 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Graphic Design
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (18.18%) Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) SEO
4 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 2 (18.18%) Publishing
4 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) W3C
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Adobe
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Flash

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Ant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) XML
1 6 (54.55%) XSL
1 6 (54.55%) XSLT
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Flash
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Graphic Design
2 2 (18.18%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Content Management
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) SEO
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
1 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Facebook