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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 37 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing CMS 2 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.73% 3.02% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.57% 15.00% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £383 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +91.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+86.74% +30.30%
CMS
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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 Cardiff region.

Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
56 80 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.44% 20.15% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 60 17
Average daily rate £425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore