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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 89 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing CMS 10 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.57% 1.35% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.46% 10.24% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 7
Average daily rate
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£410 £338 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.48% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £418 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.58 £22.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+70.36% +47.03%
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
289 205 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.50% 13.14% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 88 86
Average daily rate £375 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 27
Average hourly rate £16.83 £13.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -51.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £19.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 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
Northamptonshire -15 3 £400 +113.33% 3
Nottinghamshire -4 2 - - 3
Derbyshire +1 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) CSS3
4 6 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Ajax
5 5 (25.00%) JSON
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) Sass
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) User Experience
7 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) Content Management
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
7 3 (15.00%) PHP
7 3 (15.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) Adobe
7 3 (15.00%) REST
7 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
7 3 (15.00%) LESS
7 3 (15.00%) Backbone.js

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (15.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (10.00%) WordPress
2 2 (10.00%) Magnolia
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Tridion
2 1 (5.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) PBX
1 1 (5.00%) CTI
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Grunt
1 2 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (10.00%) Yeoman
1 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) Bower
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (10.00%) UI Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Architect
3 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) CSS3
3 5 (25.00%) Ajax
3 5 (25.00%) JSON
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) Sass
4 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.00%) LESS
5 3 (15.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (10.00%) Modernizr
6 2 (10.00%) Zepto.js
6 2 (10.00%) RESTful
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.00%) DOM
6 2 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) MVC
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) Content Management
2 3 (15.00%) OO
2 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) Web Development
3 2 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe
1 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Avaya