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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 77 94 100
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing CMS 77 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.49% 1.40% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.79% 8.27% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 15 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £270 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.30 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-31.66% -
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
602 399 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.46% 16.89% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 170 248
Average daily rate £393 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 35
Average hourly rate £24.56 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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
Hertfordshire +1 29 £375 +1.69% 9
Cambridgeshire +10 21 £243 -10.18% 5
Essex -4 13 £438 +11.11% 6
Bedfordshire -11 8 £450 +132.25% 4
Suffolk -4 1 £350 +84.21% 4
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 30 (26.79%) HTML
3 30 (26.79%) CSS
4 29 (25.89%) SQL
5 25 (22.32%) Content Management
6 24 (21.43%) .NET
7 23 (20.54%) Marketing
8 21 (18.75%) User Experience
8 21 (18.75%) C#
8 21 (18.75%) Java
8 21 (18.75%) MVC
9 19 (16.96%) Scrum
10 18 (16.07%) XML
11 17 (15.18%) HTML5
12 16 (14.29%) Umbraco
13 15 (13.39%) jQuery
13 15 (13.39%) UNIX
13 15 (13.39%) Linux
14 14 (12.50%) MySQL
15 13 (11.61%) Ant
15 13 (11.61%) Apache
15 13 (11.61%) E-Commerce
15 13 (11.61%) JSON
16 12 (10.71%) CSS3
16 12 (10.71%) CRM
16 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET
16 12 (10.71%) Telecoms
17 11 (9.82%) Digital Marketing
17 11 (9.82%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 16 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 13 (11.61%) Apache
3 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.14%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (5.36%) IIS
4 6 (5.36%) WordPress
4 6 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (4.46%) Drupal
6 4 (3.57%) Joomla!
7 3 (2.68%) Confluence
8 2 (1.79%) Kentico
8 2 (1.79%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.89%) Documentum
9 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.89%) Node.js
9 1 (0.89%) Jadu
9 1 (0.89%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Tridion
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.79%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.89%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) PBX
2 8 (7.14%) Internet
3 6 (5.36%) DHCP
3 6 (5.36%) HTTP
3 6 (5.36%) DNS
4 2 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) MySQL
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.36%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Ant
2 10 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.14%) JUnit
3 8 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.14%) Subversion
4 7 (6.25%) Maven
4 7 (6.25%) JIRA
5 6 (5.36%) Selenium
5 6 (5.36%) IntelliJ
5 6 (5.36%) Mockito
6 4 (3.57%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.68%) FinalBuilder
7 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (20.54%) Marketing
2 12 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.04%) Finance
4 8 (7.14%) Retail
5 6 (5.36%) Publishing
6 3 (2.68%) Back Office
6 3 (2.68%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.89%) Games
8 1 (0.89%) Automotive
8 1 (0.89%) Legal
8 1 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (41.96%) Developer
2 14 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 13 (11.61%) Analyst
4 11 (9.82%) Designer
5 10 (8.93%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Architect
8 7 (6.25%) Administrator
9 6 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.46%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Business Architect
10 5 (4.46%) CMS Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Umbraco Developer
11 4 (3.57%) User Experience Designer
11 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Integration Manager
12 3 (2.68%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.68%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.79%) HTML
1 30 (26.79%) CSS
2 24 (21.43%) .NET
3 18 (16.07%) XML
4 17 (15.18%) HTML5
5 15 (13.39%) jQuery
6 13 (11.61%) JSON
7 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET
7 12 (10.71%) CSS3
8 11 (9.82%) Ajax
9 10 (8.93%) Web Services
10 9 (8.04%) JSP
10 9 (8.04%) Spring
11 8 (7.14%) REST
12 7 (6.25%) SOAP
13 6 (5.36%) J2EE
13 6 (5.36%) JDBC
14 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
14 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (3.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) User Experience
2 9 (8.04%) IVR
3 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.36%) Social Media
5 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.57%) EPoS
6 2 (1.79%) NHS
6 2 (1.79%) W3C
6 2 (1.79%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.89%) Tandem
7 1 (0.89%) Replication
7 1 (0.89%) Clustering
7 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.39%) UNIX
1 15 (13.39%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.46%) Android
4 4 (3.57%) Windows
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.32%) Content Management
3 21 (18.75%) MVC
4 19 (16.96%) Scrum
5 13 (11.61%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.71%) CRM
7 11 (9.82%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (8.93%) Waterfall
8 10 (8.93%) Analytics
9 9 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (8.04%) WFM
10 8 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.14%) TDD
10 8 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 7 (6.25%) Web Design
11 7 (6.25%) Performance Testing
11 7 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (6.25%) BDD
12 6 (5.36%) Service Delivery
12 6 (5.36%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.14%) JavaScript
2 29 (25.89%) SQL
3 21 (18.75%) C#
3 21 (18.75%) Java
4 8 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.36%) PHP
6 4 (3.57%) Perl
7 3 (2.68%) VB
8 1 (0.89%) FQL
8 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.46%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.14%) Adobe
2 8 (7.14%) Verint
3 6 (5.36%) Sitecore
3 6 (5.36%) FatWire
3 6 (5.36%) Oracle
4 4 (3.57%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.79%) IBM
5 2 (1.79%) Google
5 2 (1.79%) Facebook
6 1 (0.89%) Twitter
6 1 (0.89%) CyberSource
6 1 (0.89%) DataCash
6 1 (0.89%) Netezza
6 1 (0.89%) Zend
6 1 (0.89%) Vignette
6 1 (0.89%) SAP
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