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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 78 106 99
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Contract jobs citing CMS 70 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.24% 1.29% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.09% 7.54% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 27 8
Average daily rate
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£380 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £324 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £13.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+196.30% -42.22%
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
631 517 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.19% 17.09% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 306 176
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 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 53
Average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £31.00 £38.50
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 28 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
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 28 July 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 28 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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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 +1 21 £338 -22.85% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 20 £413 +44.73% 1
Hertfordshire -5 18 £360 -4.00% 7
Bedfordshire +4 5 £575 +8.49%
Suffolk +8 3 £350 - 2
Norfolk -1 3 £260 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 62 (50.41%) JavaScript
2 61 (49.59%) CSS
3 56 (45.53%) HTML
4 35 (28.46%) Content Management
5 34 (27.64%) E-Commerce
6 32 (26.02%) .NET
7 30 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (21.14%) C#
9 24 (19.51%) Java
9 24 (19.51%) Marketing
10 23 (18.70%) Adobe
10 23 (18.70%) User Experience
11 22 (17.89%) XHTML
12 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
12 20 (16.26%) ASP.NET
12 20 (16.26%) Umbraco
12 20 (16.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 19 (15.45%) Google
13 19 (15.45%) Analytics
14 17 (13.82%) OO
14 17 (13.82%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (13.82%) Sitecore
15 16 (13.01%) Mobile App
16 15 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (12.20%) jQuery
16 15 (12.20%) SEO
17 14 (11.38%) MVC
17 14 (11.38%) Photoshop
17 14 (11.38%) Sass
18 13 (10.57%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (16.26%) Umbraco
1 20 (16.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 17 (13.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (8.13%) WordPress
4 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.69%) Drupal
5 6 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.25%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.25%) Magnolia
7 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.63%) Apache
8 2 (1.63%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.81%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.81%) IIS
9 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Tridion
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.76%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (4.07%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.63%) SaaS
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.63%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) VoIP
3 1 (0.81%) WAN
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) VPN
3 1 (0.81%) Intranet
3 1 (0.81%) DPNSS
3 1 (0.81%) QSIG
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) Wireless
3 1 (0.81%) Network Security
3 1 (0.81%) LAN
3 1 (0.81%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.94%) MySQL
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Grunt
1 10 (8.13%) Bower
2 9 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.32%) Subversion
2 9 (7.32%) JIRA
3 7 (5.69%) Selenium
4 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.25%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.44%) Ant
8 2 (1.63%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.81%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.81%) Maven
General
1 24 (19.51%) Marketing
2 7 (5.69%) Retail
3 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.07%) Finance
3 5 (4.07%) Publishing
4 2 (1.63%) Local Government
4 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 71 (57.72%) Developer
2 18 (14.63%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.20%) Web Developer
4 13 (10.57%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.13%) Architect
6 10 (8.13%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (7.32%) Sitecore Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Junior
8 6 (4.88%) Marketing Manager
8 6 (4.88%) UI Programmer
8 6 (4.88%) UI Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Senior UI Developer
8 6 (4.88%) PHP Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Content Editor
8 6 (4.88%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (49.59%) CSS
2 56 (45.53%) HTML
3 32 (26.02%) .NET
4 22 (17.89%) XHTML
5 20 (16.26%) ASP.NET
6 15 (12.20%) jQuery
7 14 (11.38%) Sass
8 13 (10.57%) HTML5
8 13 (10.57%) JSP
8 13 (10.57%) XML
9 12 (9.76%) XSLT
9 12 (9.76%) Flash
10 10 (8.13%) SOAP
10 10 (8.13%) JSTL
10 10 (8.13%) CSS3
10 10 (8.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (7.32%) J2EE
12 8 (6.50%) Web Services
12 8 (6.50%) Ajax
12 8 (6.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.70%) User Experience
2 16 (13.01%) Mobile App
3 15 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.69%) W3C
5 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.44%) Social Media
6 3 (2.44%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) CCTV
8 1 (0.81%) LIMS
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) IVR
8 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.07%) Windows
2 3 (2.44%) Solaris
2 3 (2.44%) Linux
2 3 (2.44%) Mac OS
2 3 (2.44%) UNIX
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.46%) Content Management
2 34 (27.64%) E-Commerce
3 30 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (15.45%) Analytics
5 17 (13.82%) OO
6 15 (12.20%) SEO
7 14 (11.38%) MVC
8 13 (10.57%) Web Design
8 13 (10.57%) Email Marketing
8 13 (10.57%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (9.76%) Data Privacy
10 10 (8.13%) Web Development
10 10 (8.13%) Project Management
11 9 (7.32%) B2C
12 8 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.50%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (4.88%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.88%) Open Source
13 6 (4.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.41%) JavaScript
2 26 (21.14%) C#
3 24 (19.51%) Java
4 12 (9.76%) PHP
4 12 (9.76%) SQL
5 10 (8.13%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.07%) Python
7 4 (3.25%) VB
8 3 (2.44%) Perl
8 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.63%) C
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.81%) VB6
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.25%) Degree
1 4 (3.25%) VCAP
2 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) vCloud
2 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.63%) vSphere
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) Puppet
1 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (18.70%) Adobe
2 19 (15.45%) Google
3 17 (13.82%) Sitecore
4 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
5 12 (9.76%) EPiServer
6 9 (7.32%) FatWire
7 3 (2.44%) Zend
7 3 (2.44%) Omniture
7 3 (2.44%) IBM
8 2 (1.63%) Avaya
8 2 (1.63%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.63%) VMware
9 1 (0.81%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.81%) Sage
9 1 (0.81%) HP
9 1 (0.81%) Citrix
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco