The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 83 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing CMS 61 26 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.93% 1.15% 2.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.99% 6.28% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 22
Average daily rate £375 £269 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £359 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
555 414 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.60% 18.38% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 193 264
Average daily rate £369 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 58
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CMS
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +16 29 £401 +72.25% 15
Essex -16 17 £300 +4.80% 6
Bedfordshire -8 11 £375 +150.00% 2
Norfolk - 3 £400 -
Cambridgeshire -20 1 £225 -21.05% 3
Suffolk - - - - 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 35 (35.71%) HTML
1 35 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 27 (27.55%) CSS
3 23 (23.47%) MVC
4 22 (22.45%) .NET
5 20 (20.41%) SQL
6 19 (19.39%) HTML5
7 18 (18.37%) jQuery
8 17 (17.35%) Content Management
8 17 (17.35%) Java
9 16 (16.33%) C#
9 16 (16.33%) OO
10 15 (15.31%) Marketing
11 14 (14.29%) CRM
12 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
12 13 (13.27%) UNIX
12 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
12 13 (13.27%) Ajax
12 13 (13.27%) CSS3
13 12 (12.24%) XML
13 12 (12.24%) Service Delivery
14 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
14 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET
14 11 (11.22%) MySQL
14 11 (11.22%) Umbraco
14 11 (11.22%) Social Media
15 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
15 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
15 10 (10.20%) Web Development
15 10 (10.20%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (11.22%) Umbraco
2 7 (7.14%) IIS
2 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.14%) Apache
3 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.04%) Drupal
4 2 (2.04%) Kentico
4 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.02%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.02%) CICS
5 1 (1.02%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.02%) SilverStripe
5 1 (1.02%) WordPress
5 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.02%) MS Project
3 1 (1.02%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.06%) Tridion
3 1 (1.02%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Internet
2 4 (4.08%) Intranet
2 4 (4.08%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.06%) DNS
3 3 (3.06%) DHCP
3 3 (3.06%) HTTP
4 1 (1.02%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) MySQL
3 10 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.04%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.02%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Subversion
2 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.10%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.08%) Ant
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.06%) JUnit
4 3 (3.06%) IntelliJ
4 3 (3.06%) Maven
4 3 (3.06%) Mockito
4 3 (3.06%) Selenium
5 2 (2.04%) NUnit
5 2 (2.04%) Toad
6 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (15.31%) Marketing
2 8 (8.16%) Retail
2 8 (8.16%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.04%) Back Office
4 2 (2.04%) Electronics
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (47.96%) Developer
2 14 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 12 (12.24%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.18%) Web Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Architect
5 7 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Umbraco Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.10%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Business Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Marketing Project Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Product Manager
8 4 (4.08%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Marketing Manager
8 4 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.71%) HTML
2 27 (27.55%) CSS
3 22 (22.45%) .NET
4 19 (19.39%) HTML5
5 18 (18.37%) jQuery
6 13 (13.27%) Ajax
6 13 (13.27%) CSS3
7 12 (12.24%) XML
8 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET
9 9 (9.18%) JSON
9 9 (9.18%) Dojo
10 8 (8.16%) Spring
10 8 (8.16%) Web Services
10 8 (8.16%) JSP
11 6 (6.12%) SOAP
12 5 (5.10%) Zepto.js
12 5 (5.10%) YUI
12 5 (5.10%) Spring MVC
13 4 (4.08%) Flash
13 4 (4.08%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
1 11 (11.22%) Social Media
2 6 (6.12%) W3C
3 2 (2.04%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.02%) EPoS
4 1 (1.02%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.02%) VSAM
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.02%) FMCG
4 1 (1.02%) Blog
4 1 (1.02%) Animation
4 1 (1.02%) CMDB
4 1 (1.02%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.27%) UNIX
2 7 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) MVC
2 17 (17.35%) Content Management
3 16 (16.33%) OO
4 14 (14.29%) CRM
5 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
6 12 (12.24%) Service Delivery
7 10 (10.20%) Web Development
7 10 (10.20%) Scrum
8 9 (9.18%) SEO
9 8 (8.16%) TDD
9 8 (8.16%) Project Management
9 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
11 6 (6.12%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.12%) Email Marketing
11 6 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (6.12%) SOA
11 6 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.10%) B2C
12 5 (5.10%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 20 (20.41%) SQL
3 17 (17.35%) Java
4 16 (16.33%) C#
5 10 (10.20%) PHP
6 3 (3.06%) C
7 2 (2.04%) Assembly Language
7 2 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) COBOL
8 1 (1.02%) Perl
8 1 (1.02%) Python
8 1 (1.02%) JCL
8 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
1 10 (10.20%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) Section 508
2 3 (3.06%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.02%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (8.16%) hybris
2 7 (7.14%) Oracle
3 5 (5.10%) Facebook
3 5 (5.10%) HP
3 5 (5.10%) Interwoven
3 5 (5.10%) Stellent
3 5 (5.10%) Endeca
3 5 (5.10%) Yahoo!
4 3 (3.06%) Twitter
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.04%) Apple
5 2 (2.04%) Adobe
5 2 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.02%) FatWire
6 1 (1.02%) ATG
6 1 (1.02%) Google
6 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
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