The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 36 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.58% - 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.38% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£370 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-35.12% +8.33%
CMS
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
64 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.84% 19.38% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 22
Average daily rate £325 £308 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -38.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 15 (83.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 15 (83.33%) Sitecore
2 14 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 11 (61.11%) CRM
3 11 (61.11%) .NET
4 10 (55.56%) C#
4 10 (55.56%) Migration
4 10 (55.56%) Scrum
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (55.56%) TDD
4 10 (55.56%) BDD
5 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 8 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (38.89%) SQL
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (38.89%) Document Management
7 7 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (33.33%) Lync
8 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 6 (33.33%) GIS
9 5 (27.78%) Workflow
9 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
9 5 (27.78%) SaaS
9 5 (27.78%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (27.78%) Subversion
9 5 (27.78%) Release Management

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 15 (83.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (33.33%) Lync
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
4 3 (16.67%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (27.78%) SaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) CMS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Development Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Development Team Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (11.11%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) CRM
2 10 (55.56%) Migration
2 10 (55.56%) Scrum
2 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (55.56%) TDD
2 10 (55.56%) BDD
3 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (38.89%) Document Management
6 5 (27.78%) Workflow
6 5 (27.78%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (27.78%) Release Management
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
8 3 (16.67%) Web Design
9 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (5.56%) Change Management
10 1 (5.56%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Sitecore
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft