The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 35 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing CMS 10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.65% 2.11% 3.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.71% 8.43% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate £325 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.92 £40.00 £21.56
% change year-on-year
-67.71% +85.57%
CMS
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
68 83 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.99% 25.00% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 37
Average daily rate £388 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £11.75 £37.80 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.91% +160.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) MVC
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (31.82%) Content Management
5 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) Retail
6 6 (27.27%) iPad
7 5 (22.73%) Sitefinity
7 5 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (22.73%) Sitecore
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (18.18%) HTTP
8 4 (18.18%) Web Development
9 3 (13.64%) Ajax
9 3 (13.64%) WCF
9 3 (13.64%) LINQ
9 3 (13.64%) REST
9 3 (13.64%) jQuery
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.64%) Umbraco
9 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 3 (13.64%) Adobe
9 3 (13.64%) TDD
9 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 3 (13.64%) Web Design

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (22.73%) Sitefinity
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce Architect
3 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Architect
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Technical Architect
5 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Umbraco Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) CMS Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Project Implementation Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Web Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) LINQ
5 3 (13.64%) REST
5 3 (13.64%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) CSS3
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Blog
2 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 7 (31.82%) Content Management
3 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) SOLID
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) Presales
7 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Sitecore
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe
3 2 (9.09%) ATG
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Telerik