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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 44 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing CMS 12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.43% 1.46% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.81% 6.93% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £15.65 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+75.71% -16.53%
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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
111 101 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.47% 21.09% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 57 27
Average daily rate £393 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £280 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £23.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.78% -40.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £20.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £35.00 £46.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 September 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 September 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 12 (66.67%) .NET
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) XSLT
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (61.11%) Sitecore
3 10 (55.56%) C#
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (50.00%) SOAP
4 9 (50.00%) XML
5 8 (44.44%) Selenium
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 4 (22.22%) Drupal
6 4 (22.22%) PHP
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) MySQL
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) XHTML
7 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) OOD
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) Content Management
7 3 (16.67%) Ajax
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) WordPress
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (16.67%) JSON

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (61.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (22.22%) Drupal
3 3 (16.67%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) XSLT
3 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) SOAP
3 9 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) XHTML
5 3 (16.67%) Ajax
5 3 (16.67%) JSON
5 3 (16.67%) Symfony
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Web Development
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) OOD
3 3 (16.67%) Content Management
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) PHP
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Sitecore
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft