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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 42 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 4 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.16% - 2.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.41% - 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Average daily rate
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£350 - £268
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +50.00%
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
74 83 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.45% 22.74% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 27
Average daily rate £325 £400 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +49.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
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 24 April 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (55.56%) Content Management
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) Ant
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) XSL
3 4 (44.44%) XSLT
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) Laravel
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) OOP

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
2 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Ant
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) AWS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
1 4 (44.44%) XSL
1 4 (44.44%) XSLT
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) Laravel
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Content Management
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Zend