The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 128 147 118
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Contract jobs citing CMS 863 706 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.69% 1.45% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.32% 8.28% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 468 571
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £16.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £50.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.65 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.05% -
CMS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9256 8531 9434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.11% 17.46% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5606 5067 5451
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 364 436
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in England

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the England region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in England

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in England

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the England region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in England

CMS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

CMS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CMS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 2 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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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
London +41 465 £380 +8.57% 141
South East +6 149 £325 +1.96% 47
East of England +7 63 £375 +25.00% 20
Yorkshire +24 50 £300 +18.81% 29
West Midlands -5 43 £325 +30.00% 11
South West -20 43 £300 - 21
North West -26 28 £300 -7.69% 43
East Midlands +5 11 £319 +14.34% 22
North East -12 9 £238 -34.48% 3
Midlands - 9 - -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 797 (45.54%) HTML
2 696 (39.77%) CSS
3 690 (39.43%) JavaScript
4 517 (29.54%) .NET
5 475 (27.14%) Content Management
6 445 (25.43%) C#
7 427 (24.40%) jQuery
8 346 (19.77%) ASP.NET
9 343 (19.60%) HTML5
10 340 (19.43%) MVC
11 288 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
12 281 (16.06%) CSS3
13 275 (15.71%) Sitecore CMS
13 275 (15.71%) Sitecore
14 269 (15.37%) SQL Server
15 240 (13.71%) E-Commerce
15 240 (13.71%) TDD
16 230 (13.14%) Finance
17 225 (12.86%) PHP
18 218 (12.46%) XML
19 207 (11.83%) Java
20 205 (11.71%) Web Development
21 201 (11.49%) Scrum
22 190 (10.86%) Umbraco
23 181 (10.34%) Marketing
24 173 (9.89%) MySQL
25 171 (9.77%) Web Services
26 162 (9.26%) Git (software)
27 159 (9.09%) Drupal
28 155 (8.86%) SQL

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 275 (15.71%) Sitecore CMS
2 190 (10.86%) Umbraco
3 159 (9.09%) Drupal
4 110 (6.29%) SharePoint
5 104 (5.94%) WordPress
6 94 (5.37%) Apache
7 84 (4.80%) IIS
8 83 (4.74%) Adobe CQ
9 78 (4.46%) Node.js
10 46 (2.63%) Joomla!
11 42 (2.40%) Tomcat
12 31 (1.77%) Magnolia
13 28 (1.60%) EPiServer CMS
14 26 (1.49%) Kentico
15 24 (1.37%) TeamSite
16 23 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
17 21 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
17 21 (1.20%) IBM Notes
17 21 (1.20%) WebSphere
18 20 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 111 (6.34%) Photoshop
2 76 (4.34%) MS Excel
3 43 (2.46%) MS Office
4 38 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (0.86%) MS Project
7 11 (0.63%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.23%) InDesign
9 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.057%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.057%) SPSS
10 1 (0.057%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 33 (1.89%) Google Analytics
2 25 (1.43%) Tridion
3 19 (1.09%) Magento
4 8 (0.46%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.17%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.11%) Agresso
7 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.057%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.63%) GitHub
4 5 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.17%) SaaS
5 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.11%) Office 365
6 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.11%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.057%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.057%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 103 (5.89%) Intranet
2 79 (4.51%) Internet
3 20 (1.14%) Firewall
4 17 (0.97%) Extranet
5 16 (0.91%) HTTP
6 14 (0.80%) DNS
7 9 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.51%) VoIP
7 9 (0.51%) WAN
7 9 (0.51%) DHCP
8 8 (0.46%) LDAP
8 8 (0.46%) LAN
9 5 (0.29%) Wireless
9 5 (0.29%) NFC
10 4 (0.23%) MGW
10 4 (0.23%) H.323
10 4 (0.23%) Nortel Meridian
10 4 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.23%) PSTN
10 4 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 173 (9.89%) MySQL
3 39 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (2.23%) Relational Database
4 31 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (1.71%) Oracle Database
6 25 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 24 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (1.31%) RavenDB
9 22 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 20 (1.14%) MongoDB
11 15 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (0.80%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.46%) EDRMS
15 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (0.40%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 162 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 128 (7.31%) Subversion
3 101 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 45 (2.57%) NUnit
5 43 (2.46%) TeamCity
6 38 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (1.94%) Mercurial
8 33 (1.89%) Jenkins
9 32 (1.83%) Selenium
10 31 (1.77%) JIRA
11 27 (1.54%) Eclipse
12 26 (1.49%) Ant
13 25 (1.43%) Cucumber
14 23 (1.31%) SpecFlow
14 23 (1.31%) Jasmine
14 23 (1.31%) Maven
15 20 (1.14%) JUnit
16 17 (0.97%) Grunt
17 16 (0.91%) PHPUnit
17 16 (0.91%) Mockito
General
1 230 (13.14%) Finance
2 181 (10.34%) Marketing
3 103 (5.89%) Publishing
4 76 (4.34%) Retail
5 72 (4.11%) Banking
6 36 (2.06%) Legal
7 28 (1.60%) Advertising
8 26 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.20%) Games
10 20 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 20 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.86%) Law
11 15 (0.86%) French Language
12 11 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.57%) Automotive
14 9 (0.51%) Back Office
14 9 (0.51%) German Language
14 9 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.51%) Dutch Language
15 8 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 959 (54.80%) Developer
2 226 (12.91%) .NET Developer
3 212 (12.11%) Web Developer
4 198 (11.31%) Analyst
5 151 (8.63%) Front-End Developer
6 118 (6.74%) Business Analyst
7 109 (6.23%) Project Manager
8 82 (4.69%) PHP Developer
9 80 (4.57%) C# Developer
10 79 (4.51%) Java Developer
11 76 (4.34%) Architect
11 76 (4.34%) Sitecore Developer
12 64 (3.66%) Senior Developer
13 62 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
14 59 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
15 46 (2.63%) Designer
16 45 (2.57%) Umbraco Developer
17 39 (2.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 37 (2.11%) Agile Business Analyst
19 34 (1.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 797 (45.54%) HTML
2 696 (39.77%) CSS
3 517 (29.54%) .NET
4 427 (24.40%) jQuery
5 346 (19.77%) ASP.NET
6 343 (19.60%) HTML5
7 281 (16.06%) CSS3
8 218 (12.46%) XML
9 171 (9.77%) Web Services
10 129 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 128 (7.31%) Ajax
12 116 (6.63%) .NET Framework
13 109 (6.23%) AngularJS
14 84 (4.80%) XHTML
15 77 (4.40%) JSON
16 73 (4.17%) Spring
17 68 (3.89%) WCF
17 68 (3.89%) RESTful
18 67 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 64 (3.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (5.03%) Open Source
2 83 (4.74%) Social Media
3 49 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 45 (2.57%) Mobile App
5 42 (2.40%) Digital Media
6 37 (2.11%) Copywriting
7 35 (2.00%) W3C
8 32 (1.83%) CMDB
9 28 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 27 (1.54%) iPad
11 22 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (0.80%) E-Learning
12 14 (0.80%) Graphic Design
13 12 (0.69%) Blog
14 11 (0.63%) Wiki
14 11 (0.63%) iPhone
15 9 (0.51%) Video on Demand
15 9 (0.51%) Online Banking
15 9 (0.51%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.51%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 114 (6.51%) Linux
2 86 (4.91%) Windows
3 44 (2.51%) UNIX
4 39 (2.23%) Android
5 38 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.74%) Solaris
8 8 (0.46%) Debian
9 7 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.057%) SUSE
12 1 (0.057%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.057%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.057%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.057%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.057%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (27.14%) Content Management
2 340 (19.43%) MVC
3 288 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (13.71%) TDD
4 240 (13.71%) E-Commerce
5 205 (11.71%) Web Development
6 201 (11.49%) Scrum
7 144 (8.23%) BDD
8 136 (7.77%) OO
9 132 (7.54%) Project Management
10 117 (6.69%) SEO
11 100 (5.71%) Analytics
12 96 (5.49%) Responsive Web Design
13 89 (5.09%) Unit Testing
14 79 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 75 (4.29%) Migration
16 74 (4.23%) Web Design
16 74 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (3.83%) Workflow
18 61 (3.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 690 (39.43%) JavaScript
2 445 (25.43%) C#
3 225 (12.86%) PHP
4 207 (11.83%) Java
5 155 (8.86%) SQL
6 64 (3.66%) T-SQL
7 31 (1.77%) VB.NET
8 30 (1.71%) Ruby
9 27 (1.54%) PHP5
10 26 (1.49%) Python
11 23 (1.31%) Perl
12 15 (0.86%) PowerShell
13 12 (0.69%) Scala
14 10 (0.57%) Objective-C
15 9 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.51%) VB
16 7 (0.40%) ActionScript
16 7 (0.40%) C
17 5 (0.29%) VBScript
17 5 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 133 (7.60%) Degree
2 31 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.26%) ISEB
4 15 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (0.46%) CISSP
6 8 (0.46%) CISA
6 8 (0.46%) CISM
7 7 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.17%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.17%) MBA
8 3 (0.17%) PMP
8 3 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.11%) GISP
10 1 (0.057%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.63%) QA
2 19 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.57%) SLA
4 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.46%) WCAG
5 6 (0.34%) WAI
6 4 (0.23%) COBIT
7 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.23%) Shibboleth
3 3 (0.17%) Cygwin
3 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.057%) XenApp
5 1 (0.057%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.057%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.57%) Puppet
3 9 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (0.17%) OpenSSO
5 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.17%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.11%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.11%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.057%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.057%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.057%) OpenView
Vendors
1 275 (15.71%) Sitecore
2 151 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 107 (6.11%) Adobe
4 101 (5.77%) EPiServer
5 98 (5.60%) Oracle
6 67 (3.83%) Google
7 47 (2.69%) FatWire
8 37 (2.11%) Ektron
9 28 (1.60%) Avaya
10 24 (1.37%) Zend
10 24 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 23 (1.31%) Twitter
11 23 (1.31%) Open Text
12 21 (1.20%) Lotus
13 20 (1.14%) JBoss
13 20 (1.14%) RedDot
14 19 (1.09%) Facebook
14 19 (1.09%) Verint
15 18 (1.03%) SAP
16 17 (0.97%) Interwoven
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Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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South West London
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London
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Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £175 - £210 per day
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Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £125 - £150 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
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Rate: £200 to £275 per day
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Rate: From £300 to £425 per day
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Rate: £250 - £280 per day
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