The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 74 82 95
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing CMS 69 64 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.28% 2.07% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.04% 10.47% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 15
Average daily rate
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£365 £379 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +16.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.67 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £15.65 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+75.71% -16.53%
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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
625 611 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.67% 19.75% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 379 172
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 40
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.63% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.75 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

CMS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

CMS Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Essex +7 23 £365 -16.57% 4
Hertfordshire -2 20 £350 -6.66% 5
Cambridgeshire 0 16 £350 +22.80% 1
Bedfordshire +10 6 £550 +12.24% 2
Suffolk +9 3 £350 -
Norfolk +4 1 £260 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 60 (49.18%) JavaScript
1 60 (49.18%) CSS
2 58 (47.54%) HTML
3 42 (34.43%) Content Management
4 33 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (25.41%) .NET
6 30 (24.59%) E-Commerce
7 26 (21.31%) Adobe
7 26 (21.31%) Marketing
8 25 (20.49%) C#
9 24 (19.67%) Java
9 24 (19.67%) OO
9 24 (19.67%) XHTML
9 24 (19.67%) User Experience
10 21 (17.21%) ASP.NET
11 20 (16.39%) XML
12 19 (15.57%) Web Design
12 19 (15.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 19 (15.57%) Sass
13 18 (14.75%) Analytics
13 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (14.75%) HTML5
13 18 (14.75%) jQuery
13 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
14 16 (13.11%) Photoshop
14 16 (13.11%) Umbraco
14 16 (13.11%) Email Marketing
14 16 (13.11%) Google
14 16 (13.11%) Mobile App
15 15 (12.30%) Sitecore CMS

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 19 (15.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 16 (13.11%) Umbraco
3 15 (12.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (7.38%) WordPress
5 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (4.92%) Drupal
7 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.28%) Magnolia
8 2 (1.64%) Apache
8 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.64%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.82%) Kentico
9 1 (0.82%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.82%) IIS
9 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.82%) DNN
Applications
1 16 (13.11%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Tridion
2 1 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (3.28%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.64%) SaaS
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.64%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) VoIP
3 1 (0.82%) WLAN
3 1 (0.82%) WAN
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) VPN
3 1 (0.82%) Intranet
3 1 (0.82%) DPNSS
3 1 (0.82%) QSIG
3 1 (0.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.82%) Wireless
3 1 (0.82%) Network Security
3 1 (0.82%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.02%) MySQL
3 10 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.38%) Grunt
2 9 (7.38%) Bower
2 9 (7.38%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.56%) Selenium
4 7 (5.74%) JIRA
4 7 (5.74%) Subversion
5 5 (4.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.28%) Ant
7 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.64%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.64%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.82%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.82%) Maven
General
1 26 (21.31%) Marketing
2 11 (9.02%) Publishing
3 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.92%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.10%) Finance
4 5 (4.10%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Billing
5 2 (1.64%) Local Government
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 71 (58.20%) Developer
2 16 (13.11%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.30%) Web Developer
4 14 (11.48%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Junior
5 11 (9.02%) Java Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (8.20%) Sitecore Developer
6 10 (8.20%) Analyst
7 8 (6.56%) UI Programmer
7 8 (6.56%) UI Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Senior UI Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Junior Developer
9 6 (4.92%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Junior Web Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.10%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (49.18%) CSS
2 58 (47.54%) HTML
3 31 (25.41%) .NET
4 24 (19.67%) XHTML
5 21 (17.21%) ASP.NET
6 20 (16.39%) XML
7 19 (15.57%) Sass
8 18 (14.75%) jQuery
8 18 (14.75%) HTML5
9 15 (12.30%) Web Services
10 14 (11.48%) CSS3
11 13 (10.66%) JSP
12 12 (9.84%) XSLT
13 11 (9.02%) SOAP
14 10 (8.20%) Flash
14 10 (8.20%) J2EE
14 10 (8.20%) LESS
15 9 (7.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (7.38%) JSTL
16 8 (6.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.67%) User Experience
2 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (13.11%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.74%) Social Media
4 7 (5.74%) W3C
4 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.92%) Digital Media
6 5 (4.10%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.28%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.82%) CCTV
8 1 (0.82%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.82%) LIMS
8 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.82%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.56%) Windows
2 4 (3.28%) Solaris
2 4 (3.28%) Linux
2 4 (3.28%) UNIX
3 3 (2.46%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.43%) Content Management
2 33 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.59%) E-Commerce
4 24 (19.67%) OO
5 19 (15.57%) Web Design
6 18 (14.75%) Analytics
7 16 (13.11%) Email Marketing
8 14 (11.48%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (11.48%) Web Development
8 14 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (11.48%) SEO
9 13 (10.66%) B2C
10 11 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (8.20%) Data Privacy
12 9 (7.38%) Data Modelling
12 9 (7.38%) MVC
13 8 (6.56%) Project Management
14 7 (5.74%) UML
14 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (5.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (49.18%) JavaScript
2 25 (20.49%) C#
3 24 (19.67%) Java
4 11 (9.02%) PHP
4 11 (9.02%) SQL
5 7 (5.74%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.28%) VB
6 4 (3.28%) Python
7 3 (2.46%) Perl
7 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.82%) C
8 1 (0.82%) VB6
8 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) VCAP
3 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) vCloud
2 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.64%) vSphere
3 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) Puppet
1 4 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) Adobe
2 16 (13.11%) Google
3 15 (12.30%) Sitecore
4 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.20%) EPiServer
5 10 (8.20%) FatWire
6 4 (3.28%) Omniture
6 4 (3.28%) IBM
7 3 (2.46%) VMware
8 2 (1.64%) Zend
8 2 (1.64%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle
8 2 (1.64%) Citrix
8 2 (1.64%) Avaya
9 1 (0.82%) Sage
9 1 (0.82%) HP
9 1 (0.82%) Cisco
9 1 (0.82%) SonicWALL
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