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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 95 90 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing CMS 43 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.53% 1.50% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.01% 8.76% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 7
Average daily rate
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£380 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £462 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 8
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
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
537 411 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.12% 17.08% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 225 250
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £169 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Bedfordshire +1 13 £600 -
Essex +1 13 £380 +17.82% 1
Hertfordshire -1 8 £381 +22.00% 5
Cambridgeshire -17 6 £250 -33.77% 1
Suffolk 0 2 £210 -16.00% 1
Norfolk - 1 £275 - 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 62 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.38%) JavaScript
3 42 (32.31%) HTML
3 42 (32.31%) CSS
4 36 (27.69%) Content Management
5 33 (25.38%) SQL
6 30 (23.08%) .NET
7 27 (20.77%) Java
7 27 (20.77%) C#
8 26 (20.00%) User Experience
9 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
9 24 (18.46%) Marketing
10 23 (17.69%) HTML5
11 22 (16.92%) XML
12 21 (16.15%) E-Commerce
13 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 19 (14.62%) MVC
15 18 (13.85%) Scrum
15 18 (13.85%) Web Services
15 18 (13.85%) SOA
15 18 (13.85%) Ant
15 18 (13.85%) J2EE
16 17 (13.08%) MySQL
16 17 (13.08%) FatWire
16 17 (13.08%) Ajax
17 16 (12.31%) jQuery
17 16 (12.31%) Telecoms
17 16 (12.31%) Adobe
18 14 (10.77%) CSS3
18 14 (10.77%) WFM

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (9.23%) Umbraco
3 10 (7.69%) Adobe CQ
4 9 (6.92%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.15%) Apache
6 7 (5.38%) WordPress
6 7 (5.38%) Drupal
7 6 (4.62%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.08%) Joomla!
9 3 (2.31%) IIS
9 3 (2.31%) Confluence
10 2 (1.54%) Kentico
10 2 (1.54%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.77%) Node.js
11 1 (0.77%) concrete5
11 1 (0.77%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.77%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.77%) JBoss
11 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.77%) GlassFish
Applications
1 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.31%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.54%) Magento
2 2 (1.54%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) PBX
2 2 (1.54%) Intranet
3 1 (0.77%) DPNSS
3 1 (0.77%) QSIG
3 1 (0.77%) Network Security
3 1 (0.77%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) MySQL
2 14 (10.77%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.38%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.38%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.77%) DB2
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (13.85%) Ant
2 13 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.69%) Subversion
4 9 (6.92%) JUnit
5 8 (6.15%) Eclipse
5 8 (6.15%) Maven
6 7 (5.38%) Selenium
6 7 (5.38%) IntelliJ
6 7 (5.38%) Mockito
7 4 (3.08%) Axure RP
7 4 (3.08%) JIRA
8 3 (2.31%) FinalBuilder
8 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.54%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.77%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (18.46%) Marketing
2 16 (12.31%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.46%) Retail
4 9 (6.92%) Finance
4 9 (6.92%) Legal
5 8 (6.15%) Publishing
6 2 (1.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.77%) Games
7 1 (0.77%) Billing
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.77%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (47.69%) Developer
2 19 (14.62%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.31%) Analyst
4 15 (11.54%) Designer
5 14 (10.77%) Architect
6 13 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (9.23%) .NET Developer
8 10 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.69%) Project Manager
8 10 (7.69%) Web Architect
9 8 (6.15%) Digital Content Designer
10 6 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (3.08%) UX Designer
12 4 (3.08%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (3.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (3.08%) CMS Developer
12 4 (3.08%) Digital Project Manager
13 3 (2.31%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.31%) HTML
1 42 (32.31%) CSS
2 30 (23.08%) .NET
3 23 (17.69%) HTML5
4 22 (16.92%) XML
5 18 (13.85%) J2EE
5 18 (13.85%) Web Services
6 17 (13.08%) Ajax
7 16 (12.31%) jQuery
8 14 (10.77%) JSP
8 14 (10.77%) CSS3
9 11 (8.46%) JSON
10 10 (7.69%) Spring
10 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET
11 9 (6.92%) XHTML
12 8 (6.15%) SOAP
12 8 (6.15%) REST
13 7 (5.38%) JDBC
13 7 (5.38%) XSLT
14 6 (4.62%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.00%) User Experience
2 14 (10.77%) IVR
3 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.38%) Social Media
5 4 (3.08%) NHS
6 3 (2.31%) W3C
7 2 (1.54%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.54%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.54%) CMDB
8 1 (0.77%) Open Source
8 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.77%) Replication
8 1 (0.77%) Clustering
8 1 (0.77%) Tandem
8 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.46%) UNIX
1 11 (8.46%) Linux
2 9 (6.92%) Windows
3 6 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.31%) Solaris
5 2 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (0.77%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.69%) Content Management
3 21 (16.15%) E-Commerce
4 19 (14.62%) MVC
5 18 (13.85%) Scrum
5 18 (13.85%) SOA
6 14 (10.77%) WFM
7 12 (9.23%) Data Analysis
8 11 (8.46%) B2C
8 11 (8.46%) Analytics
9 10 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 10 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 10 (7.69%) CRM
10 9 (6.92%) OO
10 9 (6.92%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (6.15%) Performance Testing
11 8 (6.15%) TDD
12 7 (5.38%) Web Design
12 7 (5.38%) BDD
12 7 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.38%) JavaScript
2 33 (25.38%) SQL
3 27 (20.77%) C#
3 27 (20.77%) Java
4 10 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.92%) PHP
6 6 (4.62%) Perl
7 3 (2.31%) VB
8 2 (1.54%) PHP5
9 1 (0.77%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.77%) FQL
9 1 (0.77%) C++
9 1 (0.77%) Delphi
9 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.54%) ISEB
3 2 (1.54%) Degree
4 1 (0.77%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.08%) FatWire
3 16 (12.31%) Adobe
4 13 (10.00%) Sitecore
5 12 (9.23%) Verint
6 7 (5.38%) Oracle
7 5 (3.85%) Google
8 4 (3.08%) EPiServer
8 4 (3.08%) Facebook
8 4 (3.08%) IBM
9 3 (2.31%) Zend
10 2 (1.54%) Twitter
10 2 (1.54%) SAP
10 2 (1.54%) HP
10 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.77%) CyberSource
11 1 (0.77%) DataCash
11 1 (0.77%) Avaya
11 1 (0.77%) ATG
11 1 (0.77%) Macromedia
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