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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 120 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 902 838 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.79% 1.77% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.78% 9.87% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 551 495
Average daily rate
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£350 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.24% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 32
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.25 £22.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -40.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £9.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £32.65 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
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
9220 8494 8145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.99% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6064 5292 4677
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 363 424
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.39 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -31 435 £388 +10.71% 138
South East +71 237 £330 +3.12% 73
South West +6 63 £325 +8.33% 28
East of England -9 44 £405 +35.00% 14
North West -1 39 £325 -16.66% 24
Yorkshire -1 36 £325 +12.06% 20
West Midlands -17 21 £425 +60.37% 11
East Midlands -4 16 £388 +75.14% 9
North East - 6 £300 - 6
Midlands +5 2 - -
South Coast - - - -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 825 (46.51%) HTML
2 746 (42.05%) CSS
3 702 (39.57%) JavaScript
4 568 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
5 507 (28.58%) .NET
6 468 (26.38%) Content Management
7 457 (25.76%) jQuery
8 407 (22.94%) C#
9 358 (20.18%) HTML5
10 352 (19.84%) MVC
11 327 (18.43%) ASP.NET
12 293 (16.52%) CSS3
13 277 (15.61%) E-Commerce
14 248 (13.98%) Sitecore CMS
14 248 (13.98%) Sitecore
15 244 (13.75%) Java
16 242 (13.64%) SQL Server
16 242 (13.64%) XML
17 230 (12.97%) Web Services
18 219 (12.34%) TDD
19 213 (12.01%) SQL
20 210 (11.84%) PHP
21 207 (11.67%) User Experience
22 202 (11.39%) Finance
23 200 (11.27%) Scrum
24 189 (10.65%) Marketing
25 179 (10.09%) Web Development
25 179 (10.09%) Drupal
26 176 (9.92%) Git (software)
27 171 (9.64%) MySQL

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 248 (13.98%) Sitecore CMS
2 179 (10.09%) Drupal
3 141 (7.95%) Umbraco
4 108 (6.09%) WordPress
5 104 (5.86%) SharePoint
5 104 (5.86%) Adobe CQ
6 93 (5.24%) Apache
7 79 (4.45%) Node.js
8 54 (3.04%) Kentico
9 51 (2.87%) IIS
10 49 (2.76%) Joomla!
11 41 (2.31%) Tomcat
12 39 (2.20%) Alfresco
13 33 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 32 (1.80%) EPiServer CMS
15 29 (1.63%) TeamSite
16 26 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
17 22 (1.24%) Sitefinity
18 18 (1.01%) JBoss
19 17 (0.96%) Liferay
Applications
1 105 (5.92%) Photoshop
2 80 (4.51%) MS Excel
3 26 (1.47%) MS Office
4 23 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 21 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (0.85%) MS Project
8 8 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.23%) InDesign
10 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.056%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.056%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 43 (2.42%) Magento
2 34 (1.92%) Tridion
3 28 (1.58%) Google Analytics
4 13 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
6 9 (0.51%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.39%) WebTrends
8 5 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.17%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
10 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.11%) AWD
11 2 (0.11%) SAP ECC
11 2 (0.11%) osCommerce
11 2 (0.11%) SAP CS
12 1 (0.056%) Fredhopper
12 1 (0.056%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (0.51%) GitHub
4 7 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.11%) SaaS
7 1 (0.056%) Heroku
7 1 (0.056%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.056%) Office 365
7 1 (0.056%) IaaS
7 1 (0.056%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (4.28%) Intranet
2 53 (2.99%) Internet
3 18 (1.01%) HTTP
4 12 (0.68%) PBX
5 10 (0.56%) Extranet
5 10 (0.56%) SNMP
6 8 (0.45%) Firewall
7 7 (0.39%) VoIP
7 7 (0.39%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.23%) FTP
8 4 (0.23%) DNS
8 4 (0.23%) LAN
8 4 (0.23%) WAN
9 3 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.17%) Wireless
9 3 (0.17%) Broadband
9 3 (0.17%) DHCP
9 3 (0.17%) Cisco ICM
10 2 (0.11%) Network Security
10 2 (0.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 171 (9.64%) MySQL
3 70 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 43 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 38 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (2.03%) MongoDB
8 30 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 26 (1.47%) NoSQL
10 22 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (1.01%) RavenDB
13 12 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.62%) SAP BW
15 10 (0.56%) Jackrabbit
16 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
18 5 (0.28%) EDRMS
18 5 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 176 (9.92%) Git (software)
2 116 (6.54%) Subversion
3 95 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 57 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (2.93%) Maven
6 43 (2.42%) Jenkins
7 41 (2.31%) Selenium
8 40 (2.25%) NUnit
9 38 (2.14%) JUnit
10 36 (2.03%) JIRA
11 27 (1.52%) Ant
12 23 (1.30%) SpecFlow
12 23 (1.30%) Axure RP
13 21 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
13 21 (1.18%) Mockito
14 18 (1.01%) Moq
15 17 (0.96%) Eclipse
15 17 (0.96%) Jasmine
16 15 (0.85%) Grunt
16 15 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 202 (11.39%) Finance
2 189 (10.65%) Marketing
3 128 (7.22%) Publishing
4 89 (5.02%) Retail
5 85 (4.79%) Banking
6 39 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.09%) Legal
8 26 (1.47%) Advertising
9 21 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.85%) Law
11 14 (0.79%) Retail Banking
12 12 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.68%) Games
13 11 (0.62%) Automotive
13 11 (0.62%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.51%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
15 8 (0.45%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.39%) French Language
16 7 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1019 (57.44%) Developer
2 199 (11.22%) Web Developer
3 185 (10.43%) .NET Developer
4 173 (9.75%) Analyst
5 172 (9.70%) Front-End Developer
6 128 (7.22%) Java Developer
7 117 (6.60%) Project Manager
8 113 (6.37%) Senior Developer
9 100 (5.64%) Architect
10 88 (4.96%) PHP Developer
11 86 (4.85%) Business Analyst
12 65 (3.66%) Sitecore Developer
13 62 (3.49%) C# Developer
14 51 (2.87%) Designer
15 49 (2.76%) CMS Developer
16 46 (2.59%) Digital Project Manager
17 45 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
18 41 (2.31%) ASP.NET Developer
19 38 (2.14%) Content Editor
20 36 (2.03%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 825 (46.51%) HTML
2 746 (42.05%) CSS
3 507 (28.58%) .NET
4 457 (25.76%) jQuery
5 358 (20.18%) HTML5
6 327 (18.43%) ASP.NET
7 293 (16.52%) CSS3
8 242 (13.64%) XML
9 230 (12.97%) Web Services
10 159 (8.96%) Ajax
11 124 (6.99%) AngularJS
12 123 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 108 (6.09%) .NET Framework
14 96 (5.41%) XHTML
15 90 (5.07%) Spring
16 89 (5.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 86 (4.85%) REST
18 83 (4.68%) SOAP
19 82 (4.62%) J2EE
20 81 (4.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 207 (11.67%) User Experience
2 80 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (3.83%) Social Media
4 65 (3.66%) W3C
5 62 (3.49%) Open Source
6 61 (3.44%) Mobile App
7 42 (2.37%) Computer Science
8 41 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 40 (2.25%) Digital Media
10 27 (1.52%) Copywriting
11 23 (1.30%) iPad
12 20 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (0.96%) CMDB
14 16 (0.90%) Web 2.0
15 15 (0.85%) Blog
16 14 (0.79%) SWIFT
17 12 (0.68%) FMCG
17 12 (0.68%) IVR
18 11 (0.62%) E-Learning
18 11 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 89 (5.02%) Linux
2 67 (3.78%) Windows
3 42 (2.37%) UNIX
4 41 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 39 (2.20%) Android
6 14 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.45%) Solaris
9 6 (0.34%) Debian
10 5 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.11%) webOS
13 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.11%) AIX
13 2 (0.11%) SUSE
14 1 (0.056%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
2 468 (26.38%) Content Management
3 352 (19.84%) MVC
4 277 (15.61%) E-Commerce
5 219 (12.34%) TDD
6 200 (11.27%) Scrum
7 179 (10.09%) Web Development
8 132 (7.44%) OO
9 129 (7.27%) Project Management
10 123 (6.93%) BDD
11 105 (5.92%) Responsive Web Design
12 102 (5.75%) SEO
13 95 (5.36%) Migration
14 83 (4.68%) SOA
14 83 (4.68%) Analytics
15 82 (4.62%) Workflow
15 82 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
16 74 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
17 67 (3.78%) Waterfall
17 67 (3.78%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 702 (39.57%) JavaScript
2 407 (22.94%) C#
3 244 (13.75%) Java
4 213 (12.01%) SQL
5 210 (11.84%) PHP
6 51 (2.87%) T-SQL
7 34 (1.92%) PHP5
7 34 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 27 (1.52%) Python
9 24 (1.35%) Ruby
10 22 (1.24%) Perl
11 15 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 11 (0.62%) C
13 10 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.56%) ActionScript
14 9 (0.51%) VB
15 6 (0.34%) XPath
15 6 (0.34%) C++
16 5 (0.28%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 103 (5.81%) Degree
2 32 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.35%) ISEB
4 17 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.28%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.17%) CISA
8 3 (0.17%) CISM
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.17%) CISSP
8 3 (0.17%) MCDST
9 2 (0.11%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.11%) CBAP
9 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.056%) MOS
10 1 (0.056%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.57%) QA
2 14 (0.79%) WCAG
3 10 (0.56%) SLA
4 8 (0.45%) WAI
4 8 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.056%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.34%) Shibboleth
3 4 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.23%) Firmware
4 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.11%) NDS
5 1 (0.056%) XenApp
5 1 (0.056%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.056%) vSphere
5 1 (0.056%) Varnish
5 1 (0.056%) KVM
5 1 (0.056%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 20 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.96%) Puppet
3 9 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.28%) WMI
4 5 (0.28%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (0.23%) OpenSSO
5 4 (0.23%) CA SiteMinder
6 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.17%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.17%) cPanel
7 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.056%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.056%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 248 (13.98%) Sitecore
2 169 (9.53%) Microsoft
3 149 (8.40%) Adobe
4 114 (6.43%) Oracle
5 94 (5.30%) EPiServer
6 77 (4.34%) Google
7 55 (3.10%) FatWire
8 46 (2.59%) Open Text
9 44 (2.48%) RedDot
10 38 (2.14%) Ektron
11 34 (1.92%) SAP
12 27 (1.52%) ServiceNow
13 26 (1.47%) Zend
13 26 (1.47%) Twitter
14 25 (1.41%) HP
14 25 (1.41%) Facebook
15 15 (0.85%) Verint
16 14 (0.79%) ATG
17 13 (0.73%) Lotus
17 13 (0.73%) Red Hat
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