The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 28 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing CMS 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.85% 1.43% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.08% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate £381 £253 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.99% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.92 £40.00 £21.56
% change year-on-year
-67.71% +85.57%
CMS
London

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

Application Platforms Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
71 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.31% 23.57% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 24
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £19.00
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 Croydon

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Alfresco
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) CMDB
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) Scala
4 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) Symfony
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (50.00%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Asset and Configuration Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Configuration Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Symfony Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Configuration Manager
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) REST
1 3 (25.00%) RESTful
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Symfony
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) CMDB
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Content Development
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared