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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 133 121 115
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing CMS 826 875 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.70% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.88% 9.77% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 586 482
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.06% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 33
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.06 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.67% +26.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.77 £11.65 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.75 £41.75 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.55% +50.00%
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
9305 8953 7814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.38% 17.42% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5524 4512
Average daily rate £390 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 300 395
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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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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 -13 374 £375 +3.44% 121
South East +17 207 £348 +15.83% 79
South West +5 62 £358 +21.18% 18
East of England +9 53 £350 -6.66% 24
Yorkshire -22 41 £325 +8.33% 26
West Midlands -35 30 £288 +2.67% 19
North West -34 28 £326 -22.08% 44
East Midlands -6 14 £400 +18.51% 17
North East +9 5 £313 +48.80% 2
Midlands 0 1 £600 -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 731 (44.82%) HTML
2 696 (42.67%) CSS
3 652 (39.98%) JavaScript
4 557 (34.15%) .NET
5 518 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
6 441 (27.04%) C#
7 429 (26.30%) jQuery
8 421 (25.81%) Content Management
9 385 (23.61%) ASP.NET
10 366 (22.44%) MVC
11 320 (19.62%) HTML5
12 273 (16.74%) CSS3
13 271 (16.62%) Sitecore CMS
13 271 (16.62%) Sitecore
14 257 (15.76%) SQL Server
15 246 (15.08%) Web Services
16 240 (14.71%) Java
16 240 (14.71%) E-Commerce
17 215 (13.18%) SQL
18 205 (12.57%) Umbraco
19 197 (12.08%) Scrum
20 185 (11.34%) TDD
21 183 (11.22%) XML
22 180 (11.04%) Adobe
23 176 (10.79%) User Experience
24 174 (10.67%) Web Development
25 172 (10.55%) PHP
26 165 (10.12%) ASP.NET MVC
27 146 (8.95%) Marketing
28 144 (8.83%) Microsoft

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 271 (16.62%) Sitecore CMS
2 205 (12.57%) Umbraco
3 130 (7.97%) Drupal
4 107 (6.56%) Adobe CQ
5 91 (5.58%) Kentico
6 85 (5.21%) SharePoint
7 75 (4.60%) WordPress
8 59 (3.62%) Node.js
9 48 (2.94%) Apache
10 45 (2.76%) IIS
10 45 (2.76%) Sitefinity
11 30 (1.84%) Tomcat
12 25 (1.53%) Alfresco
13 24 (1.47%) EPiServer CMS
14 23 (1.41%) DNN
15 20 (1.23%) Joomla!
16 18 (1.10%) Apache Solr
17 16 (0.98%) Magnolia
18 15 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
18 15 (0.92%) Liferay
Applications
1 99 (6.07%) Photoshop
2 55 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 38 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 26 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 22 (1.35%) MS Office
6 12 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.49%) InDesign
8 7 (0.43%) MS Project
9 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 33 (2.02%) Google Analytics
2 32 (1.96%) Magento
3 30 (1.84%) Tridion
4 20 (1.23%) SiteCatalyst
5 15 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.31%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.18%) osCommerce
9 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.12%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.061%) Summit
11 1 (0.061%) SAP EBP
11 1 (0.061%) assyst
11 1 (0.061%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.061%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.61%) GitHub
4 9 (0.55%) SaaS
5 8 (0.49%) Office 365
6 6 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.25%) PaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Force.com
8 3 (0.18%) IaaS
9 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.061%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.061%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.061%) Trello
10 1 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.061%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.061%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.061%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.99%) Intranet
2 37 (2.27%) Internet
3 25 (1.53%) HTTP
4 14 (0.86%) Firewall
5 11 (0.67%) VoIP
5 11 (0.67%) WAN
6 10 (0.61%) Extranet
7 9 (0.55%) SNMP
8 7 (0.43%) LAN
8 7 (0.43%) PBX
8 7 (0.43%) Network Security
9 6 (0.37%) DNS
10 5 (0.31%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.31%) Megaco
10 5 (0.31%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.25%) SSH
11 4 (0.25%) ATM
12 3 (0.18%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.18%) VPN
12 3 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 122 (7.48%) MySQL
3 46 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (1.84%) MongoDB
5 29 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 25 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 17 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (0.98%) NoSQL
9 16 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (0.80%) Jackrabbit
12 10 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.55%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.37%) Big Data
15 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.31%) SAP BW
16 4 (0.25%) MS Access
16 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 125 (7.66%) Git (software)
2 89 (5.46%) Visual Studio
3 66 (4.05%) Subversion
4 56 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 50 (3.07%) JIRA
6 49 (3.00%) NUnit
7 43 (2.64%) Selenium
8 41 (2.51%) Maven
9 39 (2.39%) JUnit
10 35 (2.15%) Grunt
11 26 (1.59%) Jenkins
12 25 (1.53%) Axure RP
13 20 (1.23%) Bower
14 19 (1.16%) Cucumber
15 18 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
15 18 (1.10%) TeamCity
16 17 (1.04%) SpecFlow
17 16 (0.98%) Mockito
18 14 (0.86%) Ant
19 13 (0.80%) Moq
General
1 146 (8.95%) Marketing
2 138 (8.46%) Finance
3 90 (5.52%) Retail
3 90 (5.52%) Publishing
4 34 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.02%) Banking
6 25 (1.53%) Advertising
7 18 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.04%) Legal
9 16 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 13 (0.80%) Games
11 10 (0.61%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.61%) Law
12 9 (0.55%) French Language
13 8 (0.49%) Automotive
13 8 (0.49%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.37%) Back Office
15 5 (0.31%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.31%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 947 (58.06%) Developer
2 193 (11.83%) .NET Developer
3 180 (11.04%) Web Developer
4 174 (10.67%) Analyst
5 125 (7.66%) Front-End Developer
6 104 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 96 (5.89%) Project Manager
8 91 (5.58%) Architect
9 87 (5.33%) Senior Developer
10 86 (5.27%) Business Analyst
11 79 (4.84%) Sitecore Developer
12 70 (4.29%) CMS Developer
13 60 (3.68%) C# Developer
14 54 (3.31%) PHP Developer
15 43 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
15 43 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
16 41 (2.51%) Umbraco Developer
17 38 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
18 32 (1.96%) Digital Project Manager
18 32 (1.96%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 731 (44.82%) HTML
2 696 (42.67%) CSS
3 557 (34.15%) .NET
4 429 (26.30%) jQuery
5 385 (23.61%) ASP.NET
6 320 (19.62%) HTML5
7 273 (16.74%) CSS3
8 246 (15.08%) Web Services
9 183 (11.22%) XML
10 165 (10.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 134 (8.22%) AngularJS
12 123 (7.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 119 (7.30%) Ajax
14 115 (7.05%) .NET Framework
15 102 (6.25%) WCF
16 82 (5.03%) XHTML
17 76 (4.66%) Sass
17 76 (4.66%) RESTful
18 74 (4.54%) REST
19 67 (4.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 176 (10.79%) User Experience
2 73 (4.48%) W3C
3 70 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (3.86%) Mobile App
5 53 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 47 (2.88%) Social Media
7 45 (2.76%) Open Source
8 34 (2.08%) Computer Science
9 33 (2.02%) CMDB
10 27 (1.66%) Digital Media
11 24 (1.47%) iPad
12 23 (1.41%) E-Learning
13 20 (1.23%) Web 2.0
14 18 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (1.04%) GIS
16 13 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
17 12 (0.74%) Copywriting
18 10 (0.61%) iPhone
18 10 (0.61%) SWIFT
19 9 (0.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 84 (5.15%) Windows
2 73 (4.48%) Linux
3 47 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 34 (2.08%) Android
5 33 (2.02%) UNIX
6 13 (0.80%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.25%) webOS
8 3 (0.18%) CentOS
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.18%) Solaris
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.12%) NetWare
9 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.061%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
2 421 (25.81%) Content Management
3 366 (22.44%) MVC
4 240 (14.71%) E-Commerce
5 197 (12.08%) Scrum
6 185 (11.34%) TDD
7 174 (10.67%) Web Development
8 116 (7.11%) OO
9 106 (6.50%) Project Management
10 98 (6.01%) Analytics
11 95 (5.82%) SEO
12 94 (5.76%) BDD
13 90 (5.52%) Responsive Web Design
14 87 (5.33%) Unit Testing
15 85 (5.21%) CRM
16 81 (4.97%) SOA
17 76 (4.66%) Migration
17 76 (4.66%) Stakeholder Management
18 72 (4.41%) Workflow
19 71 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 652 (39.98%) JavaScript
2 441 (27.04%) C#
3 240 (14.71%) Java
4 215 (13.18%) SQL
5 172 (10.55%) PHP
6 38 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 30 (1.84%) Python
8 24 (1.47%) Ruby
8 24 (1.47%) PHP5
9 22 (1.35%) VB.NET
10 15 (0.92%) VB
11 14 (0.86%) Perl
12 13 (0.80%) C
12 13 (0.80%) PowerShell
13 12 (0.74%) ActionScript
14 10 (0.61%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.49%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.37%) XPath
16 6 (0.37%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 78 (4.78%) Degree
2 60 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.15%) SC Cleared
3 35 (2.15%) ISEB
4 11 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.25%) HND
8 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.18%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.18%) MOS
9 2 (0.12%) MCDST
9 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.061%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.061%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.061%) MCP
10 1 (0.061%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.061%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.061%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.07%) QA
2 16 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.80%) ISO 9000
4 11 (0.67%) SLA
5 9 (0.55%) WCAG
6 7 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.061%) WAI
7 1 (0.061%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.061%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.31%) Shibboleth
3 3 (0.18%) Varnish
4 2 (0.12%) NDS
5 1 (0.061%) Corosync
5 1 (0.061%) KVM
5 1 (0.061%) Docker
5 1 (0.061%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.061%) vSphere
5 1 (0.061%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (0.86%) Puppet
2 8 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
4 5 (0.31%) WMI
4 5 (0.31%) SCCM
5 3 (0.18%) OpenSSO
5 3 (0.18%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.12%) cPanel
6 2 (0.12%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.061%) Ansible
7 1 (0.061%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.061%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.061%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.061%) Nagios
Vendors
1 271 (16.62%) Sitecore
2 180 (11.04%) Adobe
3 144 (8.83%) Microsoft
4 115 (7.05%) EPiServer
5 89 (5.46%) Google
6 65 (3.99%) Oracle
7 53 (3.25%) Ektron
8 45 (2.76%) HP
9 38 (2.33%) OpenText
10 36 (2.21%) RedDot
11 32 (1.96%) FatWire
11 32 (1.96%) SAP
12 27 (1.66%) ServiceNow
13 24 (1.47%) BMC
14 22 (1.35%) CA
15 17 (1.04%) hybris
16 14 (0.86%) Zend
16 14 (0.86%) Apple
17 12 (0.74%) Avaya
18 10 (0.61%) Twitter
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