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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 69 94 115
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +21
Contract jobs citing CMS 79 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.63% 1.30% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.17% 8.44% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 16 11
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£391 £285 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.28% -32.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £190 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+48.09% -38.88%
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
649 379 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.58% 15.45% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 190 236
Average daily rate £391 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 39
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.00 £33.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 0 27 £375 +25.00% 9
Cambridgeshire +7 20 £250 -7.40% 9
Bedfordshire -1 16 £600 +209.67% 1
Essex -11 10 £425 +21.42% 1
Norfolk -1 5 £513 - 1
Suffolk +9 1 £210 +10.52%
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 54 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
3 36 (29.75%) HTML
3 36 (29.75%) CSS
4 28 (23.14%) Content Management
5 27 (22.31%) .NET
5 27 (22.31%) SQL
5 27 (22.31%) User Experience
6 24 (19.83%) C#
6 24 (19.83%) Marketing
7 22 (18.18%) Java
8 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
9 20 (16.53%) E-Commerce
10 19 (15.70%) MVC
10 19 (15.70%) Scrum
11 18 (14.88%) MS Excel
11 18 (14.88%) XML
12 17 (14.05%) HTML5
13 16 (13.22%) Web Services
13 16 (13.22%) Ant
13 16 (13.22%) MySQL
14 15 (12.40%) Adobe
15 14 (11.57%) Ajax
15 14 (11.57%) Retail
15 14 (11.57%) jQuery
16 13 (10.74%) Umbraco
16 13 (10.74%) Sitecore CMS
16 13 (10.74%) Sitecore
16 13 (10.74%) Telecoms
16 13 (10.74%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (10.74%) Umbraco
1 13 (10.74%) Sitecore CMS
1 13 (10.74%) Adobe CQ
2 10 (8.26%) Apache
3 9 (7.44%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.79%) WordPress
5 6 (4.96%) Drupal
6 4 (3.31%) Joomla!
7 3 (2.48%) IIS
7 3 (2.48%) Confluence
7 3 (2.48%) Kentico
8 2 (1.65%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.83%) JBoss
9 1 (0.83%) Documentum
9 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.83%) Node.js
9 1 (0.83%) concrete5
9 1 (0.83%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
Applications
1 18 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.65%) Tridion
2 2 (1.65%) Magento
3 1 (0.83%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) PBX
2 3 (2.48%) Internet
3 2 (1.65%) DHCP
3 2 (1.65%) HTTP
3 2 (1.65%) DNS
3 2 (1.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) MySQL
2 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.79%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.79%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.83%) DB2
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Ant
2 12 (9.92%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.44%) JUnit
3 9 (7.44%) Subversion
4 8 (6.61%) Maven
4 8 (6.61%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.79%) IntelliJ
5 7 (5.79%) JIRA
5 7 (5.79%) Selenium
5 7 (5.79%) Mockito
6 4 (3.31%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.48%) FinalBuilder
7 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (19.83%) Marketing
2 14 (11.57%) Retail
3 13 (10.74%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.61%) Finance
4 8 (6.61%) Publishing
5 2 (1.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (43.80%) Developer
2 15 (12.40%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.57%) Designer
4 13 (10.74%) Analyst
4 13 (10.74%) Architect
5 12 (9.92%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (8.26%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Web Architect
8 8 (6.61%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.61%) Digital Content Designer
9 7 (5.79%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (4.13%) CMS Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Integration Manager
12 4 (3.31%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (3.31%) UX Designer
13 3 (2.48%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.75%) HTML
1 36 (29.75%) CSS
2 27 (22.31%) .NET
3 18 (14.88%) XML
4 17 (14.05%) HTML5
5 16 (13.22%) Web Services
6 14 (11.57%) Ajax
6 14 (11.57%) jQuery
7 12 (9.92%) CSS3
8 11 (9.09%) JSON
8 11 (9.09%) J2EE
9 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET
9 10 (8.26%) Spring
10 9 (7.44%) JSP
10 9 (7.44%) REST
11 8 (6.61%) SOAP
12 7 (5.79%) JDBC
12 7 (5.79%) XSLT
13 6 (4.96%) XSL
14 5 (4.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.31%) User Experience
2 11 (9.09%) IVR
3 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.79%) Social Media
5 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.31%) EPoS
5 4 (3.31%) NHS
6 3 (2.48%) W3C
7 2 (1.65%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) Open Source
8 1 (0.83%) Tandem
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.09%) UNIX
1 11 (9.09%) Linux
2 9 (7.44%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.13%) Android
3 5 (4.13%) Windows
4 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Solaris
5 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.14%) Content Management
3 20 (16.53%) E-Commerce
4 19 (15.70%) Scrum
4 19 (15.70%) MVC
5 13 (10.74%) SOA
5 13 (10.74%) Analytics
6 11 (9.09%) WFM
7 10 (8.26%) Waterfall
7 10 (8.26%) Data Analysis
8 9 (7.44%) CRM
8 9 (7.44%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (6.61%) Performance Testing
9 8 (6.61%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.61%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (6.61%) Web Design
9 8 (6.61%) TDD
10 7 (5.79%) BDD
10 7 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.96%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
2 27 (22.31%) SQL
3 24 (19.83%) C#
4 22 (18.18%) Java
5 10 (8.26%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.44%) PHP
7 6 (4.96%) Perl
8 3 (2.48%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.83%) PHP5
9 1 (0.83%) FQL
9 1 (0.83%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) Delphi
9 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.40%) Adobe
3 13 (10.74%) Sitecore
4 10 (8.26%) Verint
4 10 (8.26%) FatWire
5 6 (4.96%) Oracle
6 5 (4.13%) Google
6 5 (4.13%) EPiServer
7 4 (3.31%) Facebook
8 2 (1.65%) Twitter
8 2 (1.65%) IBM
8 2 (1.65%) Zend
9 1 (0.83%) Venda
9 1 (0.83%) CyberSource
9 1 (0.83%) DataCash
9 1 (0.83%) Netezza
9 1 (0.83%) Vignette
9 1 (0.83%) SAP
9 1 (0.83%) Macromedia
9 1 (0.83%) ATG
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