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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 42 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.79% 0.73% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.95% 4.08% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£420 £238 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.84% +23.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £238 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £238 £199
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.16%
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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
76 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.00% 17.82% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 26
Average daily rate £375 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £18.99 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.30% +10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £18.97 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £19.00 £19.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 23 September 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 8 (88.89%) Sitecore CMS
1 8 (88.89%) Sitecore
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) GIS
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Document Management
5 2 (22.22%) Social Media
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (88.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Web Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) GIS
2 2 (22.22%) Social Media
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
1 5 (55.56%) CRM
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Sitecore
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft