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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 80 114 92
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -22
Contract jobs citing CMS 60 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.00% 0.93% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.77% 5.63% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £406 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +45.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £530 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £13.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+208.84% -49.01%
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
614 480 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.45% 16.54% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 249 177
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 54
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £39.63 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 July 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
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 July 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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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
Hertfordshire +2 21 £338 -10.00% 9
Cambridgeshire +10 16 £413 +44.73% 9
Essex -5 14 £338 -11.18% 5
Bedfordshire +9 5 £575 +8.49% 4
Norfolk +2 4 £260 - 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 57 (48.72%) JavaScript
1 57 (48.72%) CSS
2 52 (44.44%) HTML
3 38 (32.48%) E-Commerce
4 33 (28.21%) Content Management
5 31 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (25.64%) .NET
7 24 (20.51%) C#
7 24 (20.51%) User Experience
8 22 (18.80%) Marketing
9 20 (17.09%) Umbraco
9 20 (17.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 20 (17.09%) XHTML
9 20 (17.09%) Adobe
10 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
10 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET
11 18 (15.38%) Java
12 17 (14.53%) Sitecore CMS
12 17 (14.53%) Sitecore
13 16 (13.68%) jQuery
13 16 (13.68%) Analytics
13 16 (13.68%) MVC
14 15 (12.82%) Mobile App
14 15 (12.82%) Google
15 14 (11.97%) XSLT
16 13 (11.11%) Photoshop
17 12 (10.26%) JSP
17 12 (10.26%) XML
17 12 (10.26%) PHP
17 12 (10.26%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (17.09%) Umbraco
1 20 (17.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 17 (14.53%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (8.55%) WordPress
4 7 (5.98%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (4.27%) Drupal
7 4 (3.42%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.71%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.85%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.85%) IIS
9 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.85%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Tridion
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.26%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.85%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) Wireless
2 1 (0.85%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) VoIP
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) VPN
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.84%) MySQL
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Grunt
1 12 (10.26%) Bower
2 7 (5.98%) Subversion
3 6 (5.13%) JIRA
3 6 (5.13%) Selenium
3 6 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.42%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.42%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.56%) Ant
6 3 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.71%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.85%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.85%) Maven
General
1 22 (18.80%) Marketing
2 10 (8.55%) Retail
3 4 (3.42%) Finance
3 4 (3.42%) Publishing
4 2 (1.71%) Local Government
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (56.41%) Developer
2 18 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.82%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (10.26%) Web Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Architect
5 9 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.84%) PHP Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Sitecore Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Marketing Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Content Editor
9 5 (4.27%) UI Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior UI Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Junior
9 5 (4.27%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.27%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (4.27%) UI Programmer
10 4 (3.42%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (48.72%) CSS
2 52 (44.44%) HTML
3 30 (25.64%) .NET
4 20 (17.09%) XHTML
5 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET
6 16 (13.68%) jQuery
7 14 (11.97%) XSLT
8 12 (10.26%) Flash
8 12 (10.26%) XML
8 12 (10.26%) JSP
8 12 (10.26%) JSTL
8 12 (10.26%) Sass
8 12 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (8.55%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
10 9 (7.69%) HTML5
10 9 (7.69%) CSS3
10 9 (7.69%) SOAP
11 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (4.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.51%) User Experience
2 15 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.69%) W3C
5 3 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.71%) Social Media
7 1 (0.85%) NHS
7 1 (0.85%) LIMS
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) CCTV
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) Mac OS
2 2 (1.71%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.48%) E-Commerce
2 33 (28.21%) Content Management
3 31 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.68%) MVC
4 16 (13.68%) Analytics
5 12 (10.26%) Email Marketing
5 12 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (10.26%) Data Privacy
5 12 (10.26%) SEO
6 11 (9.40%) Web Design
7 10 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (8.55%) Project Management
7 10 (8.55%) OO
8 9 (7.69%) Web Development
9 6 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (5.13%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.27%) Open Source
10 5 (4.27%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.27%) B2C
11 4 (3.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (48.72%) JavaScript
2 24 (20.51%) C#
3 18 (15.38%) Java
4 12 (10.26%) PHP
5 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.69%) SQL
7 5 (4.27%) Perl
8 3 (2.56%) VB
8 3 (2.56%) Python
9 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.71%) C
10 1 (0.85%) VB6
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
10 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) VCAP
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) vCloud
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Puppet
1 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (17.09%) Adobe
2 17 (14.53%) Sitecore
3 15 (12.82%) Google
4 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.26%) EPiServer
5 4 (3.42%) FatWire
6 3 (2.56%) Zend
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco
8 1 (0.85%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.85%) OpenText
8 1 (0.85%) RedDot
8 1 (0.85%) VMware
8 1 (0.85%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix
8 1 (0.85%) Avaya
8 1 (0.85%) Sage
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