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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 95 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing CMS 43 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.41% 1.22% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.38% 6.95% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £263 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +22.22%
Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
513 417 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.76% 17.54% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 170 245
Average daily rate £380 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £179 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 50 38
Average hourly rate £21.38 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.55 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £38.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -4 13 £375 -16.66% 12
Essex +4 11 £438 +12.90% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 8 £285 - 2
Bedfordshire -16 7 £530 - 3
Suffolk -16 1 £350 +84.21% 3
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
2 30 (30.61%) HTML
3 27 (27.55%) CSS
4 26 (26.53%) SQL
5 22 (22.45%) MVC
5 22 (22.45%) Marketing
6 21 (21.43%) Java
7 19 (19.39%) .NET
7 19 (19.39%) UNIX
7 19 (19.39%) HTML5
8 17 (17.35%) C#
9 16 (16.33%) XML
10 15 (15.31%) Scrum
10 15 (15.31%) jQuery
11 14 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (14.29%) JSON
11 14 (14.29%) Content Management
11 14 (14.29%) Linux
11 14 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 13 (13.27%) CRM
13 12 (12.24%) Apache
13 12 (12.24%) Service Delivery
13 12 (12.24%) Umbraco
14 11 (11.22%) CSS3
14 11 (11.22%) TDD
14 11 (11.22%) Ajax
14 11 (11.22%) JSP
15 10 (10.20%) MySQL
15 10 (10.20%) Spring
16 9 (9.18%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (12.24%) Apache
1 12 (12.24%) Umbraco
2 8 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.14%) IIS
4 6 (6.12%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (5.10%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (3.06%) WordPress
6 3 (3.06%) Drupal
7 2 (2.04%) Joomla!
7 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.04%) Confluence
7 2 (2.04%) Kentico
8 1 (1.02%) Node.js
8 1 (1.02%) Jadu
8 1 (1.02%) CICS
8 1 (1.02%) Documentum
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.08%) Tridion
3 1 (1.02%) Magento
3 1 (1.02%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (1.02%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) Internet
2 6 (6.12%) DHCP
2 6 (6.12%) HTTP
2 6 (6.12%) DNS
3 2 (2.04%) Intranet
4 1 (1.02%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) MySQL
2 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.10%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Subversion
2 8 (8.16%) Ant
3 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 6 (6.12%) JUnit
4 6 (6.12%) JIRA
4 6 (6.12%) Maven
5 5 (5.10%) Mockito
5 5 (5.10%) Selenium
5 5 (5.10%) IntelliJ
6 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.04%) FinalBuilder
8 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 22 (22.45%) Marketing
2 9 (9.18%) Retail
3 8 (8.16%) Finance
4 3 (3.06%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.06%) Back Office
5 2 (2.04%) Advertising
5 2 (2.04%) Publishing
6 1 (1.02%) Local Government
6 1 (1.02%) Automotive
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (41.84%) Developer
2 16 (16.33%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.18%) .NET Developer
4 8 (8.16%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Administrator
6 6 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.12%) Architect
6 6 (6.12%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Umbraco Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Business Architect
7 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Integration Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Configuration Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Marketing Manager
8 4 (4.08%) CMS Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Marketing Project Manager
9 3 (3.06%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Online Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.61%) HTML
2 27 (27.55%) CSS
3 19 (19.39%) .NET
3 19 (19.39%) HTML5
4 16 (16.33%) XML
5 15 (15.31%) jQuery
6 14 (14.29%) JSON
7 11 (11.22%) CSS3
7 11 (11.22%) Ajax
7 11 (11.22%) JSP
8 10 (10.20%) Spring
9 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET
10 8 (8.16%) Web Services
11 7 (7.14%) REST
12 6 (6.12%) SOAP
13 5 (5.10%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (5.10%) Spring MVC
13 5 (5.10%) XHTML
13 5 (5.10%) JDBC
14 4 (4.08%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Social Media
2 5 (5.10%) EPoS
2 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.06%) W3C
5 2 (2.04%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.02%) VSAM
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) CMDB
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) UNIX
2 14 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.10%) Android
4 4 (4.08%) Windows
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) MVC
2 15 (15.31%) Scrum
3 14 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (14.29%) Content Management
3 14 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 13 (13.27%) CRM
5 12 (12.24%) Service Delivery
6 11 (11.22%) TDD
7 9 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (8.16%) OO
8 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.16%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.14%) Web Design
10 6 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.12%) Performance Testing
10 6 (6.12%) BDD
11 5 (5.10%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (5.10%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
2 26 (26.53%) SQL
3 21 (21.43%) Java
4 17 (17.35%) C#
5 5 (5.10%) PHP
6 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.04%) VB
8 1 (1.02%) FQL
8 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.02%) COBOL
8 1 (1.02%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.02%) Section 508
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Oracle
2 7 (7.14%) Adobe
3 5 (5.10%) Facebook
3 5 (5.10%) Sitecore
3 5 (5.10%) FatWire
4 4 (4.08%) HP
4 4 (4.08%) hybris
5 2 (2.04%) IBM
5 2 (2.04%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.04%) Twitter
6 1 (1.02%) Netezza
6 1 (1.02%) Endeca
6 1 (1.02%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.02%) Zend
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.02%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.02%) Vignette
6 1 (1.02%) SAP
6 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.02%) Apple
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