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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 84 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing CMS 40 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.58% 1.68% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.13% 9.18% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £248 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+43.86% -25.92%
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
438 425 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.26% 18.35% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 234 252
Average daily rate £375 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £188 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 45
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.84 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £34.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 -7 13 £343 -14.37% 7
Essex +13 9 £280 -5.08% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 9 £210 -23.63% 7
Bedfordshire -3 7 £475 - 1
Suffolk -5 1 - - 5
Norfolk - 1 £275 - 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 56 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 39 (32.23%) HTML
4 38 (31.40%) CSS
5 32 (26.45%) Content Management
6 29 (23.97%) .NET
7 28 (23.14%) SQL
8 26 (21.49%) C#
8 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
9 25 (20.66%) Java
10 24 (19.83%) User Experience
11 23 (19.01%) E-Commerce
12 22 (18.18%) XML
13 21 (17.36%) MS Excel
14 19 (15.70%) Ant
14 19 (15.70%) MVC
15 18 (14.88%) Telecoms
16 17 (14.05%) HTML5
17 16 (13.22%) WFM
17 16 (13.22%) jQuery
17 16 (13.22%) Sitecore CMS
17 16 (13.22%) Sitecore
17 16 (13.22%) IVR
17 16 (13.22%) Web Services
17 16 (13.22%) SOA
17 16 (13.22%) PBX
18 15 (12.40%) J2EE
19 14 (11.57%) Marketing
19 14 (11.57%) Data Analysis
19 14 (11.57%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (13.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 13 (10.74%) Umbraco
3 9 (7.44%) Adobe CQ
4 7 (5.79%) Apache
4 7 (5.79%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.31%) Drupal
5 4 (3.31%) WordPress
6 2 (1.65%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.65%) Confluence
6 2 (1.65%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (1.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) JBoss
7 1 (0.83%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.83%) concrete5
7 1 (0.83%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.83%) Liferay
7 1 (0.83%) Kentico
7 1 (0.83%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
Applications
1 21 (17.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.83%) Tridion
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.22%) PBX
2 1 (0.83%) VoIP
2 1 (0.83%) Intranet
2 1 (0.83%) DPNSS
2 1 (0.83%) QSIG
2 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) MySQL
1 12 (9.92%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.96%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (15.70%) Ant
2 11 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.44%) Subversion
4 7 (5.79%) JUnit
5 6 (4.96%) Mockito
5 6 (4.96%) Maven
5 6 (4.96%) Selenium
5 6 (4.96%) IntelliJ
5 6 (4.96%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.31%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.65%) JIRA
7 2 (1.65%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.65%) Grunt
7 2 (1.65%) Bower
7 2 (1.65%) FinalBuilder
8 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (14.88%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.57%) Marketing
3 11 (9.09%) Retail
4 8 (6.61%) Legal
5 7 (5.79%) Finance
5 7 (5.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (50.41%) Developer
2 18 (14.88%) Analyst
3 16 (13.22%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.40%) Architect
5 14 (11.57%) Designer
6 13 (10.74%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (10.74%) .NET Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Web Architect
8 8 (6.61%) Digital Content Designer
9 6 (4.96%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.13%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.31%) UX Designer
11 4 (3.31%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Applications Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.23%) HTML
2 38 (31.40%) CSS
3 29 (23.97%) .NET
4 22 (18.18%) XML
5 17 (14.05%) HTML5
6 16 (13.22%) jQuery
6 16 (13.22%) Web Services
7 15 (12.40%) J2EE
8 14 (11.57%) Ajax
9 13 (10.74%) JSP
10 11 (9.09%) CSS3
10 11 (9.09%) XSLT
11 10 (8.26%) XSL
12 8 (6.61%) Spring
12 8 (6.61%) XHTML
12 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET
13 7 (5.79%) SOAP
13 7 (5.79%) JSON
13 7 (5.79%) REST
14 6 (4.96%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.83%) User Experience
2 16 (13.22%) IVR
3 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.79%) Social Media
5 4 (3.31%) NHS
5 4 (3.31%) W3C
6 2 (1.65%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.65%) CMDB
7 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.83%) Tandem
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Open Source
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) UNIX
1 8 (6.61%) Linux
2 7 (5.79%) Windows
3 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.65%) Solaris
5 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.45%) Content Management
3 23 (19.01%) E-Commerce
4 19 (15.70%) MVC
5 16 (13.22%) WFM
5 16 (13.22%) SOA
6 14 (11.57%) Data Analysis
7 12 (9.92%) Scrum
8 10 (8.26%) B2C
8 10 (8.26%) Analytics
9 9 (7.44%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.61%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.61%) CRM
11 7 (5.79%) OO
11 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.96%) BDD
12 6 (4.96%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (4.96%) Performance Testing
12 6 (4.96%) TDD
12 6 (4.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 28 (23.14%) SQL
3 26 (21.49%) C#
4 25 (20.66%) Java
5 12 (9.92%) PowerShell
6 10 (8.26%) Perl
7 8 (6.61%) PHP
8 2 (1.65%) PHP5
8 2 (1.65%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.83%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) Delphi
9 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) Sitecore
3 14 (11.57%) Verint
4 13 (10.74%) FatWire
5 11 (9.09%) Adobe
6 6 (4.96%) Oracle
7 5 (4.13%) Google
8 3 (2.48%) Facebook
8 3 (2.48%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.65%) Zend
9 2 (1.65%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.65%) HP
9 2 (1.65%) IBM
9 2 (1.65%) SAP
10 1 (0.83%) Avaya
10 1 (0.83%) RedDot
10 1 (0.83%) Open Text
10 1 (0.83%) ATG
10 1 (0.83%) Macromedia
10 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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