The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cambridge region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 46 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing CMS 2 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.44% 1.52% 2.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.44% 7.06% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-42.22% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
82 85 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.94% 21.46% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 43
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £23.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £50.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
CMS
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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 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (100.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Documentum
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore