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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 74 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing CMS 56 53 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.15% 1.86% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.67% 10.35% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +32.35%
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
480 512 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.43% 17.96% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 265 203
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 44
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.12 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Cambridgeshire +22 24 £250 +2.04% 2
Hertfordshire -8 18 £350 -12.50% 8
Bedfordshire -4 10 £513 +36.66% 2
Essex +3 4 £425 +44.68% 2
Norfolk -5 2 £225 -43.75% 1
Suffolk - - - - 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (51.49%) JavaScript
2 47 (46.53%) CSS
3 42 (41.58%) HTML
4 38 (37.62%) E-Commerce
5 31 (30.69%) Content Management
6 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (25.74%) .NET
8 24 (23.76%) C#
9 22 (21.78%) Java
9 22 (21.78%) Adobe
10 21 (20.79%) SQL
11 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
11 18 (17.82%) Marketing
11 18 (17.82%) Umbraco
12 17 (16.83%) Sitecore CMS
12 17 (16.83%) Sitecore
13 16 (15.84%) Analytics
13 16 (15.84%) MVC
14 14 (13.86%) SEO
14 14 (13.86%) FatWire
14 14 (13.86%) SOA
14 14 (13.86%) Flash
14 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
14 14 (13.86%) J2EE
14 14 (13.86%) User Experience
14 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (13.86%) Google
15 13 (12.87%) EPiServer
15 13 (12.87%) Photoshop
16 12 (11.88%) JSP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (17.82%) Umbraco
2 17 (16.83%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (9.90%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (3.96%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.96%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.97%) Drupal
6 2 (1.98%) WordPress
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.99%) IIS
7 1 (0.99%) Apache
7 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.99%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.99%) Kentico
7 1 (0.99%) concrete5
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (11.88%) SiteCatalyst
2 5 (4.95%) Tridion
3 2 (1.98%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) PBX
2 2 (1.98%) VoIP
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
3 1 (0.99%) VPN
3 1 (0.99%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) DPNSS
3 1 (0.99%) QSIG
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) Wireless
3 1 (0.99%) Network Security
3 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.99%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.97%) MySQL
4 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Ant
1 7 (6.93%) Subversion
2 6 (5.94%) Grunt
2 6 (5.94%) Bower
3 4 (3.96%) MSBuild
3 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.96%) JIRA
3 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.99%) Mockito
6 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.99%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.99%) JUnit
6 1 (0.99%) Selenium
6 1 (0.99%) Maven
General
1 18 (17.82%) Marketing
2 11 (10.89%) Retail
3 8 (7.92%) Legal
4 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.95%) Finance
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (51.49%) Developer
2 16 (15.84%) Architect
3 14 (13.86%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (11.88%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.89%) .NET Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Web Architect
7 8 (7.92%) AWS Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Web Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Marketing Manager
9 6 (5.94%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.95%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.96%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (46.53%) CSS
2 42 (41.58%) HTML
3 26 (25.74%) .NET
4 14 (13.86%) J2EE
4 14 (13.86%) Flash
5 12 (11.88%) JSP
6 11 (10.89%) jQuery
6 11 (10.89%) HTML5
7 10 (9.90%) XHTML
7 10 (9.90%) XML
8 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET
9 8 (7.92%) Web Services
9 8 (7.92%) Semantic HTML
10 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
10 7 (6.93%) CSS3
10 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (6.93%) Ajax
11 6 (5.94%) JSTL
11 6 (5.94%) Sass
11 6 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) User Experience
1 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.88%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.94%) W3C
3 6 (5.94%) IVR
4 2 (1.98%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.98%) CMDB
4 2 (1.98%) Social Media
5 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.99%) CCTV
5 1 (0.99%) LIMS
5 1 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Windows
2 3 (2.97%) UNIX
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
3 2 (1.98%) Solaris
4 1 (0.99%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) E-Commerce
2 31 (30.69%) Content Management
3 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.84%) MVC
4 16 (15.84%) Analytics
5 14 (13.86%) SOA
5 14 (13.86%) SEO
6 12 (11.88%) Data Privacy
6 12 (11.88%) Email Marketing
7 11 (10.89%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (8.91%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.91%) Project Management
9 8 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.93%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (6.93%) B2C
11 6 (5.94%) OO
11 6 (5.94%) WFM
12 5 (4.95%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.95%) Validation
13 4 (3.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 52 (51.49%) JavaScript
2 24 (23.76%) C#
3 22 (21.78%) Java
4 21 (20.79%) SQL
5 9 (8.91%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.93%) PHP
7 4 (3.96%) Perl
8 2 (1.98%) C
8 2 (1.98%) PHP5
9 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.99%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.99%) Python
9 1 (0.99%) Ruby
9 1 (0.99%) C++
9 1 (0.99%) Delphi
9 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) ISEB
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Adobe
2 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.83%) Sitecore
4 14 (13.86%) FatWire
4 14 (13.86%) Google
5 13 (12.87%) EPiServer
6 5 (4.95%) Verint
7 3 (2.97%) Zend
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle
7 3 (2.97%) HP
8 2 (1.98%) SAP
8 2 (1.98%) IBM
8 2 (1.98%) Avaya
8 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.99%) Facebook
9 1 (0.99%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.99%) OpenText
9 1 (0.99%) RedDot
9 1 (0.99%) Cisco
9 1 (0.99%) Citrix
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