The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 77 76 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing CMS 15 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.93% 1.50% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.28% 10.26% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 7
Average daily rate
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£369 £238 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -24.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £198 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £305 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £8.83 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
CMS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
284 234 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.68% 14.65% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 136 107
Average daily rate £350 £205 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.73% -36.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £110 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 20
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.38 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.56% -6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.27 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £122.80 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Northamptonshire -17 5 £315 - 3
Leicestershire +7 3 £350 +70.73% 2
Nottinghamshire +1 3 £400 +6.66% 2
Derbyshire +14 1 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £250 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 18 (56.25%) CSS
3 17 (53.13%) HTML
4 12 (37.50%) Ajax
4 12 (37.50%) CSS3
5 11 (34.38%) jQuery
5 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (34.38%) .NET
5 11 (34.38%) C#
6 10 (31.25%) Adobe
6 10 (31.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (31.25%) Sitecore
7 8 (25.00%) Content Management
7 8 (25.00%) JSON
7 8 (25.00%) Sass
7 8 (25.00%) User Experience
8 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
8 7 (21.88%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (21.88%) LESS
8 7 (21.88%) Backbone.js
8 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
8 7 (21.88%) OO
8 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
8 7 (21.88%) Photoshop
8 7 (21.88%) REST
9 6 (18.75%) Java
9 6 (18.75%) Drupal
10 5 (15.63%) WordPress
10 5 (15.63%) HTML5
10 5 (15.63%) Web Development

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (31.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (18.75%) Drupal
3 5 (15.63%) WordPress
4 4 (12.50%) Joomla!
5 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (6.25%) Kentico
5 2 (6.25%) Node.js
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.13%) Magnolia
6 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Tridion
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) MS Access
3 2 (6.25%) DTS
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.13%) Grunt
2 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (3.13%) Yeoman
2 1 (3.13%) Bower
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Web Developer
3 7 (21.88%) UI Developer
3 7 (21.88%) UI Programmer
3 7 (21.88%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (3.13%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) Web Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) Web Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Web Manager
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Web Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) CSS
2 17 (53.13%) HTML
3 12 (37.50%) Ajax
3 12 (37.50%) CSS3
4 11 (34.38%) jQuery
4 11 (34.38%) .NET
5 8 (25.00%) JSON
5 8 (25.00%) Sass
6 7 (21.88%) LESS
6 7 (21.88%) REST
6 7 (21.88%) Backbone.js
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
7 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 5 (15.63%) HTML5
8 4 (12.50%) XML
8 4 (12.50%) XSLT
9 3 (9.38%) LAMP
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) User Experience
2 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Content Management
3 7 (21.88%) OO
3 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
3 7 (21.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (15.63%) MVC
4 5 (15.63%) Web Development
5 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) OOP
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) BDD
7 1 (3.13%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL
7 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 11 (34.38%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) WAI
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Adobe
1 10 (31.25%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.25%) Twitter
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Serena
3 1 (3.13%) EPiServer