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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 84 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing CMS 46 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.81% 2.09% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.07% 11.65% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 15
Average daily rate
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£330 £361 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% +18.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.54 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.26% +12.50%
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
457 472 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.95% 17.95% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 247 201
Average daily rate £388 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

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 3 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 3 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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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 -5 16 £325 -18.75% 5
Cambridgeshire +5 14 £325 +32.65% 3
Bedfordshire -1 10 £513 +36.66% 3
Essex +8 5 £375 +11.11% 2
Norfolk - 2 £275 - 2
Suffolk +2 1 - - 7
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 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 45 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 43 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (34.23%) CSS
4 35 (31.53%) HTML
5 28 (25.23%) .NET
5 28 (25.23%) E-Commerce
5 28 (25.23%) Microsoft
6 26 (23.42%) C#
7 25 (22.52%) Content Management
8 22 (19.82%) Java
8 22 (19.82%) SQL
8 22 (19.82%) MS Excel
9 19 (17.12%) MVC
9 19 (17.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 19 (17.12%) Sitecore
10 18 (16.22%) User Experience
11 17 (15.32%) Telecoms
11 17 (15.32%) SOA
11 17 (15.32%) XML
12 16 (14.41%) PBX
12 16 (14.41%) IVR
12 16 (14.41%) WFM
13 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.61%) Verint
13 14 (12.61%) Data Analysis
13 14 (12.61%) Web Services
13 14 (12.61%) Ant
13 14 (12.61%) J2EE
14 13 (11.71%) Adobe
14 13 (11.71%) FatWire

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 19 (17.12%) Sitecore CMS
2 13 (11.71%) Umbraco
3 9 (8.11%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (4.50%) Apache
4 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.70%) Drupal
7 2 (1.80%) WordPress
7 2 (1.80%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.90%) Kentico
8 1 (0.90%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.90%) concrete5
8 1 (0.90%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.90%) JBoss
8 1 (0.90%) Liferay
8 1 (0.90%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.90%) LiveLink
Applications
1 22 (19.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.70%) Tridion
3 2 (1.80%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.41%) PBX
2 1 (0.90%) VoIP
2 1 (0.90%) DPNSS
2 1 (0.90%) QSIG
2 1 (0.90%) Network Security
2 1 (0.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.31%) MySQL
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Ant
2 9 (8.11%) Subversion
3 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.60%) Mockito
4 4 (3.60%) Maven
4 4 (3.60%) Selenium
4 4 (3.60%) JUnit
4 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.60%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.70%) Grunt
5 3 (2.70%) Bower
6 2 (1.80%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.80%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.80%) JIRA
General
1 17 (15.32%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.71%) Marketing
3 12 (10.81%) Retail
4 8 (7.21%) Legal
5 5 (4.50%) Finance
6 3 (2.70%) Publishing
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Billing
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (50.45%) Developer
2 19 (17.12%) Architect
3 17 (15.32%) Analyst
3 17 (15.32%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (12.61%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.71%) Web Architect
6 12 (10.81%) .NET Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Designer
9 7 (6.31%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (3.60%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Digital Content Designer
12 4 (3.60%) PHP Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Project Manager
13 3 (2.70%) C# Developer
13 3 (2.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (34.23%) CSS
2 35 (31.53%) HTML
3 28 (25.23%) .NET
4 17 (15.32%) XML
5 14 (12.61%) J2EE
5 14 (12.61%) Web Services
6 13 (11.71%) jQuery
6 13 (11.71%) HTML5
7 12 (10.81%) Ajax
7 12 (10.81%) JSP
8 9 (8.11%) XSLT
9 8 (7.21%) XHTML
9 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET
9 8 (7.21%) CSS3
10 7 (6.31%) XSL
11 6 (5.41%) Semantic HTML
12 5 (4.50%) SOAP
12 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (4.50%) REST
12 5 (4.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) User Experience
2 16 (14.41%) IVR
3 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) Social Media
5 4 (3.60%) W3C
6 3 (2.70%) NHS
7 2 (1.80%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.80%) CMDB
7 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.90%) Open Source
8 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) UNIX
1 6 (5.41%) Linux
2 5 (4.50%) Windows
3 2 (1.80%) Solaris
3 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.90%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.23%) E-Commerce
3 25 (22.52%) Content Management
4 19 (17.12%) MVC
5 17 (15.32%) SOA
6 16 (14.41%) WFM
7 14 (12.61%) Data Analysis
8 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.11%) Analytics
9 9 (8.11%) B2C
10 8 (7.21%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.31%) Scrum
11 7 (6.31%) CRM
12 6 (5.41%) Workflow
12 6 (5.41%) OO
13 5 (4.50%) Validation
13 5 (4.50%) TDD
13 5 (4.50%) Waterfall
14 4 (3.60%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 26 (23.42%) C#
3 22 (19.82%) Java
3 22 (19.82%) SQL
4 10 (9.01%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.31%) Perl
5 7 (6.31%) PHP
6 2 (1.80%) PHP5
7 1 (0.90%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.90%) Python
7 1 (0.90%) Ruby
7 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.90%) C++
7 1 (0.90%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) VCP4
2 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) ISEB
3 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.12%) Sitecore
3 14 (12.61%) Verint
4 13 (11.71%) Adobe
4 13 (11.71%) FatWire
5 7 (6.31%) Google
6 4 (3.60%) Oracle
6 4 (3.60%) EPiServer
7 3 (2.70%) Zend
7 3 (2.70%) Facebook
8 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.80%) SAP
8 2 (1.80%) IBM
8 2 (1.80%) HP
9 1 (0.90%) Avaya
9 1 (0.90%) ATG
9 1 (0.90%) Open Text
9 1 (0.90%) RedDot
9 1 (0.90%) Macromedia
9 1 (0.90%) Twitter
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