The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 26 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing CMS 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.01% 3.31% 2.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.41% 19.35% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £255 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% +56.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £20.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+95.85% +28.12%
CMS
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
27 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.57% 17.13% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 29
Average daily rate £288 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £229 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £528 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -3 1 £325 +8.33% 8
CMS
South West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) OOP
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Symfony
4 4 (50.00%) PHP5
4 4 (50.00%) Laravel
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
6 2 (25.00%) EPiServer
6 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (12.50%) Kentico
7 1 (12.50%) CSS3
7 1 (12.50%) Automotive
7 1 (12.50%) Web Design

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Kentico
2 1 (12.50%) DNN
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Symfony
2 4 (50.00%) Laravel
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) OOP
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) PHP5
5 3 (37.50%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore