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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 33 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing CMS 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.03% 1.03% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.65% 5.26% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £275 £300 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.15 £17.38
% change year-on-year
-19.05% +131.07%
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
34 76 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.49% 19.64% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 44
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -22.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 July 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 (57.14%) Sitecore CMS
1 8 (57.14%) Sitecore
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Umbraco
4 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Content Management
4 4 (28.57%) Alterian
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) WCF
5 3 (21.43%) Welsh Language
5 3 (21.43%) Lucene
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Digital Media
5 3 (21.43%) Office 365
5 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
6 2 (14.29%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) BDD

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 (57.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (35.71%) Umbraco
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management Server
4 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Welsh Language
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) CMS Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Web Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Change Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) Lucene
2 3 (21.43%) WCF
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Digital Media
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
3 1 (7.14%) IVR
3 1 (7.14%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Content Management
2 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) SEO
5 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Sitecore
2 4 (28.57%) Alterian
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) NICE Systems