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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 106 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing CMS 40 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.32% 1.05% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.83% 5.84% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £273 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £510 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £35.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.57% +23.61%
Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
511 428 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.84% 17.91% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 174 244
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 54 42
Average hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.55 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £38.50 £35.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 -4 13 £375 -16.66% 9
Essex +9 10 £438 +34.61% 4
Cambridgeshire -8 7 £285 - 2
Bedfordshire -14 6 £530 - 4
Suffolk - 1 £350 - 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (36.08%) JavaScript
2 28 (28.87%) HTML
3 25 (25.77%) SQL
3 25 (25.77%) CSS
4 21 (21.65%) MVC
5 20 (20.62%) Java
5 20 (20.62%) Marketing
6 19 (19.59%) UNIX
7 18 (18.56%) HTML5
8 17 (17.53%) .NET
9 15 (15.46%) XML
9 15 (15.46%) C#
9 15 (15.46%) jQuery
10 14 (14.43%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (14.43%) Content Management
10 14 (14.43%) CRM
10 14 (14.43%) E-Commerce
10 14 (14.43%) Service Delivery
10 14 (14.43%) Scrum
11 13 (13.40%) Linux
11 13 (13.40%) JSON
12 12 (12.37%) Umbraco
13 11 (11.34%) Apache
14 10 (10.31%) JSP
14 10 (10.31%) CSS3
14 10 (10.31%) TDD
14 10 (10.31%) Ajax
15 9 (9.28%) Retail
15 9 (9.28%) Spring
15 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (12.37%) Umbraco
2 11 (11.34%) Apache
3 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.19%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (5.15%) IIS
6 4 (4.12%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (3.09%) WordPress
7 3 (3.09%) Drupal
8 2 (2.06%) Kentico
8 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.06%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.03%) Documentum
9 1 (1.03%) CICS
9 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.03%) Node.js
9 1 (1.03%) Jadu
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.12%) Tridion
3 1 (1.03%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (1.03%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.03%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) Internet
2 6 (6.19%) DHCP
2 6 (6.19%) HTTP
2 6 (6.19%) DNS
3 2 (2.06%) Intranet
4 1 (1.03%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) MySQL
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Subversion
2 7 (7.22%) Ant
3 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.15%) Maven
4 5 (5.15%) JUnit
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (4.12%) JIRA
5 4 (4.12%) Selenium
5 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.12%) Mockito
5 4 (4.12%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.06%) Toad
7 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (20.62%) Marketing
2 9 (9.28%) Retail
3 7 (7.22%) Finance
4 3 (3.09%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Local Government
5 1 (1.03%) Automotive
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (42.27%) Developer
2 16 (16.49%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.28%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Administrator
5 6 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.19%) Architect
5 6 (6.19%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Business Architect
6 5 (5.15%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Umbraco Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Marketing Manager
7 4 (4.12%) CMS Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Marketing Project Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Integration Manager
8 3 (3.09%) DBA
8 3 (3.09%) Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (3.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.87%) HTML
2 25 (25.77%) CSS
3 18 (18.56%) HTML5
4 17 (17.53%) .NET
5 15 (15.46%) XML
5 15 (15.46%) jQuery
6 13 (13.40%) JSON
7 10 (10.31%) CSS3
7 10 (10.31%) Ajax
7 10 (10.31%) JSP
8 9 (9.28%) Spring
9 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET
9 7 (7.22%) Web Services
10 6 (6.19%) REST
11 5 (5.15%) Spring MVC
11 5 (5.15%) SOAP
11 5 (5.15%) XHTML
11 5 (5.15%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.12%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.12%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Social Media
2 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.15%) EPoS
4 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.06%) W3C
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
6 1 (1.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) VSAM
6 1 (1.03%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.59%) UNIX
2 13 (13.40%) Linux
3 5 (5.15%) Android
3 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.06%) Windows
5 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.65%) MVC
2 14 (14.43%) Scrum
2 14 (14.43%) Content Management
2 14 (14.43%) CRM
2 14 (14.43%) E-Commerce
2 14 (14.43%) Service Delivery
2 14 (14.43%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (10.31%) TDD
4 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (8.25%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.25%) OO
6 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.19%) Waterfall
7 6 (6.19%) Web Design
7 6 (6.19%) Project Management
7 6 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.15%) Email Marketing
8 5 (5.15%) BPR
8 5 (5.15%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
2 25 (25.77%) SQL
3 20 (20.62%) Java
4 15 (15.46%) C#
5 5 (5.15%) PHP
6 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.03%) COBOL
6 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.03%) JCL
6 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.03%) FQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Degree
1 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) Section 508
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Oracle
2 7 (7.22%) Adobe
3 5 (5.15%) HP
3 5 (5.15%) FatWire
3 5 (5.15%) Facebook
4 4 (4.12%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.12%) hybris
5 2 (2.06%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) Twitter
5 2 (2.06%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.03%) Endeca
6 1 (1.03%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.03%) Netezza
6 1 (1.03%) Zend
6 1 (1.03%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.03%) Apple
6 1 (1.03%) Stellent
6 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.03%) Vignette
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £220 - £240 per day
Posted: 12 days ago