The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 36 58 41
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing CMS 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.75% 0.22% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% 0.98% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.44 £36.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-46.01% +89.47%
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
38 102 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.18% 22.77% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 72 52
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +42.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +20.83%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for CMS.

1 8 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 8 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Umbraco
5 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) Alterian
5 4 (33.33%) Content Management
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 2 (16.67%) Welsh Language
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (16.67%) Office 365
7 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (16.67%) User Experience

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (41.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Welsh Language
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) CMS Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Web Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Lucene
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Content Management
2 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 4 (33.33%) Alterian
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) NICE Systems