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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 45 51 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs citing CMS 13 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.80% 0.25% 2.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.87% 1.43% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £13.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+208.84% -49.01%
CMS
Cambridgeshire

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
101 70 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.77% 17.20% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 43 27
Average daily rate £350 £400 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +35.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £505 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Average hourly rate £21.25 £45.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.77% +16.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) XSLT
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (50.00%) XML
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (45.00%) C#
5 9 (45.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (45.00%) Sitecore
6 7 (35.00%) SOAP
7 6 (30.00%) Content Management
7 6 (30.00%) Selenium
8 5 (25.00%) Web Development
8 5 (25.00%) CSS
8 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) PHP
9 4 (20.00%) OO
9 4 (20.00%) MVC
9 4 (20.00%) Drupal
9 4 (20.00%) WordPress
9 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (15.00%) jQuery
10 3 (15.00%) Ajax
10 3 (15.00%) JSON
10 3 (15.00%) Open Source
10 3 (15.00%) Symfony
10 3 (15.00%) XHTML
10 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
10 3 (15.00%) OOD

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (45.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (20.00%) WordPress
2 4 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (15.00%) AWS Developer
3 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) CMS Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) XSLT
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (35.00%) SOAP
6 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) XSL
8 3 (15.00%) XHTML
8 3 (15.00%) Ajax
8 3 (15.00%) JSON
8 3 (15.00%) Symfony
8 3 (15.00%) jQuery
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (5.00%) HTML5
10 1 (5.00%) REST
10 1 (5.00%) CSS3
10 1 (5.00%) Laravel
10 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Content Management
3 5 (25.00%) Web Development
4 4 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) OOD
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) API Design
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) PHP
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Zend
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