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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 122 144 112
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Contract jobs citing CMS 856 755 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.65% 1.57% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.28% 8.90% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 500 568
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 27
Average hourly rate £20.42 £16.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.67% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.20 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.00 £44.10 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £16.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.30% -9.72%
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
9229 8484 9357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.75% 17.63% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5738 5190 5333
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 350 474
Average hourly rate £18.53 £19.30 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.98% +1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 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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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
London +4 418 £375 +7.14% 117
South East +3 147 £333 +2.30% 67
East of England +29 87 £375 +38.88% 23
Yorkshire +31 56 £300 +26.31% 27
South West -16 48 £300 +12.14% 15
West Midlands -7 37 £300 +20.00% 26
North West -17 35 £300 -14.28% 38
East Midlands +12 17 £325 +20.37% 17
North East - 8 £206 - 1
Midlands +7 6 - -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 809 (46.66%) HTML
2 700 (40.37%) CSS
3 688 (39.68%) JavaScript
4 550 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
5 498 (28.72%) .NET
6 459 (26.47%) Content Management
7 421 (24.28%) C#
8 405 (23.36%) jQuery
9 345 (19.90%) MVC
10 334 (19.26%) ASP.NET
11 329 (18.97%) HTML5
12 268 (15.46%) CSS3
13 260 (14.99%) Sitecore CMS
13 260 (14.99%) Sitecore
14 256 (14.76%) E-Commerce
15 243 (14.01%) SQL Server
16 226 (13.03%) TDD
17 218 (12.57%) Finance
17 218 (12.57%) PHP
18 214 (12.34%) XML
19 206 (11.88%) Java
20 198 (11.42%) Marketing
21 197 (11.36%) User Experience
22 194 (11.19%) Scrum
23 192 (11.07%) Web Development
24 189 (10.90%) Web Services
25 187 (10.78%) Umbraco
26 166 (9.57%) Drupal
27 163 (9.40%) SQL
28 161 (9.28%) MySQL

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 260 (14.99%) Sitecore CMS
2 187 (10.78%) Umbraco
3 166 (9.57%) Drupal
4 107 (6.17%) SharePoint
5 104 (6.00%) WordPress
6 91 (5.25%) Apache
7 83 (4.79%) Node.js
8 76 (4.38%) IIS
8 76 (4.38%) Adobe CQ
9 44 (2.54%) Joomla!
10 33 (1.90%) EPiServer CMS
10 33 (1.90%) Tomcat
11 28 (1.61%) Kentico
12 27 (1.56%) Magnolia
13 26 (1.50%) TeamSite
14 21 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (1.04%) Alfresco
15 18 (1.04%) IBM Notes
16 17 (0.98%) DNN
16 17 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 116 (6.69%) Photoshop
2 84 (4.84%) MS Excel
3 37 (2.13%) MS Office
4 36 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (0.87%) MS Project
7 9 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.17%) InDesign
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.058%) SPSS
10 1 (0.058%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 38 (2.19%) Google Analytics
2 27 (1.56%) Magento
3 25 (1.44%) Tridion
4 10 (0.58%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.17%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
8 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.12%) AWD
8 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.12%) Agresso
9 1 (0.058%) SAP CS
9 1 (0.058%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.058%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.058%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.63%) GitHub
3 9 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.17%) SaaS
6 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.12%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.12%) Office 365
7 1 (0.058%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.058%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.42%) Intranet
2 76 (4.38%) Internet
3 17 (0.98%) Firewall
4 16 (0.92%) Extranet
5 12 (0.69%) HTTP
5 12 (0.69%) DNS
5 12 (0.69%) PBX
6 9 (0.52%) VoIP
7 8 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.40%) LDAP
8 7 (0.40%) SNMP
8 7 (0.40%) DHCP
9 5 (0.29%) NFC
10 4 (0.23%) MGW
10 4 (0.23%) FTP
10 4 (0.23%) PSTN
10 4 (0.23%) H.323
11 3 (0.17%) WAN
11 3 (0.17%) Broadband
11 3 (0.17%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 161 (9.28%) MySQL
3 55 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 39 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (2.02%) Oracle Database
6 32 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 30 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 24 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 23 (1.33%) RavenDB
10 21 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (1.10%) NoSQL
12 15 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.29%) EDRMS
16 5 (0.29%) Jackrabbit
16 5 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 156 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 124 (7.15%) Subversion
3 90 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 43 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (2.42%) NUnit
6 31 (1.79%) JIRA
7 30 (1.73%) Selenium
7 30 (1.73%) TeamCity
7 30 (1.73%) Jenkins
8 29 (1.67%) Mercurial
9 23 (1.33%) Ant
10 21 (1.21%) Maven
10 21 (1.21%) Jasmine
11 18 (1.04%) Eclipse
12 15 (0.87%) Grunt
12 15 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
12 15 (0.87%) JUnit
12 15 (0.87%) SpecFlow
13 13 (0.75%) PHPUnit
13 13 (0.75%) Mockito
General
1 218 (12.57%) Finance
2 198 (11.42%) Marketing
3 100 (5.77%) Publishing
4 80 (4.61%) Banking
4 80 (4.61%) Retail
5 43 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 30 (1.73%) Legal
7 25 (1.44%) Advertising
8 24 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (1.10%) Games
10 13 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.63%) Law
13 10 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.58%) German Language
14 9 (0.52%) French Language
15 8 (0.46%) Dutch Language
15 8 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.46%) Automotive
16 7 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 964 (55.59%) Developer
2 215 (12.40%) .NET Developer
3 211 (12.17%) Web Developer
4 190 (10.96%) Analyst
5 159 (9.17%) Front-End Developer
6 116 (6.69%) Project Manager
7 113 (6.52%) Business Analyst
8 82 (4.73%) Java Developer
9 78 (4.50%) PHP Developer
10 77 (4.44%) Architect
11 75 (4.33%) Senior Developer
12 67 (3.86%) C# Developer
13 63 (3.63%) Sitecore Developer
14 57 (3.29%) Designer
15 50 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
16 48 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
17 44 (2.54%) Umbraco Developer
18 35 (2.02%) Content Editor
19 32 (1.85%) Agile Business Analyst
20 31 (1.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 809 (46.66%) HTML
2 700 (40.37%) CSS
3 498 (28.72%) .NET
4 405 (23.36%) jQuery
5 334 (19.26%) ASP.NET
6 329 (18.97%) HTML5
7 268 (15.46%) CSS3
8 214 (12.34%) XML
9 189 (10.90%) Web Services
10 123 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 119 (6.86%) Ajax
12 116 (6.69%) AngularJS
13 106 (6.11%) .NET Framework
14 88 (5.07%) XHTML
15 74 (4.27%) JSON
16 70 (4.04%) Spring
17 68 (3.92%) SOAP
18 67 (3.86%) REST
19 64 (3.69%) JSP
20 59 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 197 (11.36%) User Experience
2 90 (5.19%) Social Media
3 81 (4.67%) Open Source
4 69 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (2.77%) Mobile App
6 43 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 42 (2.42%) Digital Media
8 36 (2.08%) W3C
9 34 (1.96%) Copywriting
10 26 (1.50%) iPad
11 23 (1.33%) CMDB
11 23 (1.33%) Computer Science
12 19 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (0.87%) Graphic Design
14 13 (0.75%) iPhone
14 13 (0.75%) Blog
15 12 (0.69%) IVR
16 11 (0.63%) Wiki
17 10 (0.58%) NHS
18 9 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 104 (6.00%) Linux
2 73 (4.21%) Windows
3 42 (2.42%) Android
4 36 (2.08%) UNIX
4 36 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 21 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (0.75%) Solaris
7 11 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.46%) Debian
9 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.12%) SUSE
11 2 (0.12%) AIX
12 1 (0.058%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.058%) CentOS
12 1 (0.058%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.058%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (26.47%) Content Management
3 345 (19.90%) MVC
4 256 (14.76%) E-Commerce
5 226 (13.03%) TDD
6 194 (11.19%) Scrum
7 192 (11.07%) Web Development
8 133 (7.67%) Project Management
9 129 (7.44%) OO
9 129 (7.44%) BDD
10 116 (6.69%) SEO
11 108 (6.23%) Analytics
12 96 (5.54%) Responsive Web Design
13 85 (4.90%) Migration
14 83 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 82 (4.73%) Workflow
16 76 (4.38%) CRM
17 75 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
18 74 (4.27%) Web Design
19 69 (3.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 688 (39.68%) JavaScript
2 421 (24.28%) C#
3 218 (12.57%) PHP
4 206 (11.88%) Java
5 163 (9.40%) SQL
6 56 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 37 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 28 (1.61%) Ruby
9 26 (1.50%) Python
9 26 (1.50%) PHP5
10 23 (1.33%) Perl
11 14 (0.81%) PowerShell
12 10 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.46%) Objective-C
13 8 (0.46%) C
13 8 (0.46%) VB
14 5 (0.29%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.29%) C++
14 5 (0.29%) XPath
14 5 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 119 (6.86%) Degree
2 24 (1.38%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.33%) ISEB
4 13 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.23%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.17%) PMP
7 3 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.17%) CISA
7 3 (0.17%) CISM
7 3 (0.17%) CISSP
8 2 (0.12%) GISP
8 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.058%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.058%) HNC
9 1 (0.058%) HND
9 1 (0.058%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.67%) QA
2 13 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.52%) SLA
4 7 (0.40%) WCAG
5 5 (0.29%) WAI
6 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.17%) COBIT
8 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.058%) EMIR
System Software
1 8 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.23%) Shibboleth
2 4 (0.23%) Firmware
3 3 (0.17%) Cygwin
4 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.058%) XenApp
5 1 (0.058%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.058%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.058%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (0.63%) Puppet
3 9 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.35%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (0.23%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.12%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.12%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.12%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.12%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.12%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.058%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 260 (14.99%) Sitecore
2 156 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 107 (6.17%) Oracle
4 104 (6.00%) EPiServer
4 104 (6.00%) Adobe
5 73 (4.21%) Google
6 58 (3.34%) FatWire
7 33 (1.90%) ServiceNow
8 28 (1.61%) Open Text
8 28 (1.61%) Twitter
9 26 (1.50%) Verint
10 25 (1.44%) Ektron
10 25 (1.44%) Facebook
11 24 (1.38%) Zend
12 23 (1.33%) Avaya
12 23 (1.33%) RedDot
13 21 (1.21%) SAP
14 19 (1.10%) JBoss
15 18 (1.04%) Lotus
16 17 (0.98%) Interwoven
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Rate: From £500 to £600 per day £500-600+ per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £470 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day 3m rolling - Poss higher £ for Node Experts!
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago