The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 110 150 128
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -22
Contract jobs citing CMS 901 691 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.82% 1.49% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.21% 8.62% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 453 515
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.87% +26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £15.30 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £44.25 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-42.22% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8823 8019 9091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.87% 17.26% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5325 4645 5279
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 414 426
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.20 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
CMS
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +38 527 £386 +10.35% 150
South East +7 140 £325 +8.33% 66
Yorkshire +23 48 £300 +9.09% 26
West Midlands +5 48 £325 +23.80% 19
South West -2 47 £300 +20.00% 30
East of England -6 39 £400 -4.47% 19
North West -11 37 £300 -7.69% 40
East Midlands +3 9 £200 -29.20% 13
Midlands - 7 - -
North East -21 3 £310 +1.22% 6
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 810 (46.13%) HTML
2 696 (39.64%) JavaScript
2 696 (39.64%) CSS
3 525 (29.90%) .NET
4 470 (26.77%) Content Management
5 452 (25.74%) C#
6 430 (24.49%) jQuery
7 347 (19.76%) ASP.NET
8 337 (19.19%) HTML5
9 321 (18.28%) MVC
10 289 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
11 279 (15.89%) SQL Server
12 268 (15.26%) Sitecore CMS
12 268 (15.26%) Sitecore
13 261 (14.86%) CSS3
14 257 (14.64%) TDD
15 250 (14.24%) E-Commerce
16 228 (12.98%) XML
17 227 (12.93%) Java
18 221 (12.59%) PHP
19 219 (12.47%) Scrum
20 217 (12.36%) Umbraco
21 216 (12.30%) Finance
22 214 (12.19%) Web Development
23 175 (9.97%) Marketing
24 173 (9.85%) Git (software)
24 173 (9.85%) Web Services
25 166 (9.45%) SQL
26 157 (8.94%) MySQL
27 151 (8.60%) Microsoft

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 268 (15.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 217 (12.36%) Umbraco
3 130 (7.40%) Drupal
4 125 (7.12%) SharePoint
5 104 (5.92%) WordPress
6 90 (5.13%) IIS
7 82 (4.67%) Adobe CQ
8 80 (4.56%) Apache
9 63 (3.59%) Node.js
10 55 (3.13%) Tomcat
11 39 (2.22%) Joomla!
12 32 (1.82%) Magnolia
13 31 (1.77%) Kentico
14 24 (1.37%) IBM Notes
15 21 (1.20%) WebSphere
15 21 (1.20%) TeamSite
15 21 (1.20%) WebLogic
16 20 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (1.08%) DNN
17 19 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 109 (6.21%) Photoshop
2 82 (4.67%) MS Excel
3 48 (2.73%) MS Office
4 36 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.74%) MS Project
7 11 (0.63%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.17%) InDesign
9 1 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.057%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.057%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.057%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (2.68%) Google Analytics
2 22 (1.25%) Magento
3 21 (1.20%) Tridion
4 10 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.40%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.23%) SiteCatalyst
7 3 (0.17%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.11%) Agresso
8 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.057%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.057%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.057%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.057%) VisionPLUS
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.23%) GitHub
4 3 (0.17%) Office 365
4 3 (0.17%) SaaS
5 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.11%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.057%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.057%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 106 (6.04%) Intranet
2 76 (4.33%) Internet
3 21 (1.20%) Firewall
4 17 (0.97%) Extranet
5 15 (0.85%) DNS
6 14 (0.80%) HTTP
7 9 (0.51%) Nortel Meridian
7 9 (0.51%) DHCP
7 9 (0.51%) VoIP
7 9 (0.51%) WAN
8 8 (0.46%) LDAP
8 8 (0.46%) LAN
9 6 (0.34%) PBX
9 6 (0.34%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.28%) NFC
10 5 (0.28%) Wireless
10 5 (0.28%) Broadband
11 4 (0.23%) H.323
11 4 (0.23%) PSTN
11 4 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 157 (8.94%) MySQL
3 56 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 29 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 28 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (1.31%) RavenDB
8 22 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (1.08%) MongoDB
11 16 (0.91%) RDBMS
12 13 (0.74%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (0.46%) Big Data
17 7 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (0.40%) Hadoop
17 7 (0.40%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 173 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 131 (7.46%) Subversion
3 104 (5.92%) Visual Studio
4 66 (3.76%) TeamCity
5 58 (3.30%) Mercurial
6 47 (2.68%) NUnit
7 39 (2.22%) Eclipse
8 38 (2.16%) Jenkins
9 35 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (1.77%) Maven
11 28 (1.59%) Ant
11 28 (1.59%) Selenium
12 27 (1.54%) Cucumber
12 27 (1.54%) JIRA
13 24 (1.37%) Hudson
14 23 (1.31%) Kiln
15 21 (1.20%) Jasmine
16 19 (1.08%) SpecFlow
17 17 (0.97%) JUnit
18 16 (0.91%) WebDriver
General
1 216 (12.30%) Finance
2 175 (9.97%) Marketing
3 85 (4.84%) Publishing
4 75 (4.27%) Banking
5 70 (3.99%) Retail
6 33 (1.88%) Legal
7 26 (1.48%) Advertising
8 25 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.42%) Games
9 20 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (0.91%) French Language
11 11 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.63%) Automotive
11 11 (0.63%) Law
12 10 (0.57%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.57%) German Language
13 9 (0.51%) Dutch Language
13 9 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 953 (54.27%) Developer
2 223 (12.70%) .NET Developer
3 202 (11.50%) Analyst
4 183 (10.42%) Web Developer
5 154 (8.77%) Front-End Developer
6 115 (6.55%) Project Manager
7 110 (6.26%) Business Analyst
8 85 (4.84%) Architect
8 85 (4.84%) C# Developer
9 78 (4.44%) Sitecore Developer
10 77 (4.38%) Java Developer
11 76 (4.33%) PHP Developer
12 68 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
13 67 (3.82%) Senior Developer
14 63 (3.59%) ASP.NET Developer
15 44 (2.51%) Umbraco Developer
15 44 (2.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 36 (2.05%) CMS Developer
17 35 (1.99%) Agile Business Analyst
18 33 (1.88%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 810 (46.13%) HTML
2 696 (39.64%) CSS
3 525 (29.90%) .NET
4 430 (24.49%) jQuery
5 347 (19.76%) ASP.NET
6 337 (19.19%) HTML5
7 261 (14.86%) CSS3
8 228 (12.98%) XML
9 173 (9.85%) Web Services
10 138 (7.86%) Ajax
11 128 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 110 (6.26%) XHTML
13 104 (5.92%) .NET Framework
14 99 (5.64%) AngularJS
15 83 (4.73%) JSON
16 76 (4.33%) Spring
17 70 (3.99%) REST
17 70 (3.99%) JSP
18 69 (3.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 67 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 92 (5.24%) Open Source
2 80 (4.56%) Social Media
3 54 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 52 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 46 (2.62%) CMDB
6 41 (2.33%) Digital Media
7 33 (1.88%) Copywriting
8 29 (1.65%) W3C
9 26 (1.48%) Computer Science
10 25 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (0.97%) E-Learning
12 16 (0.91%) iPad
13 15 (0.85%) Blackberry
14 13 (0.74%) Graphic Design
15 12 (0.68%) iPhone
15 12 (0.68%) Semantic Web
16 11 (0.63%) Wiki
17 10 (0.57%) Blog
18 9 (0.51%) Taxonomies
18 9 (0.51%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 111 (6.32%) Linux
2 101 (5.75%) Windows
3 61 (3.47%) UNIX
4 41 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (2.05%) Android
6 29 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.68%) Solaris
9 7 (0.40%) Debian
10 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.057%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.057%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.057%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.057%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (26.77%) Content Management
2 321 (18.28%) MVC
3 289 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (14.64%) TDD
5 250 (14.24%) E-Commerce
6 219 (12.47%) Scrum
7 214 (12.19%) Web Development
8 149 (8.49%) BDD
9 142 (8.09%) SEO
10 135 (7.69%) OO
11 128 (7.29%) Project Management
12 109 (6.21%) Analytics
13 104 (5.92%) Responsive Web Design
14 102 (5.81%) Unit Testing
15 100 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
16 83 (4.73%) User Acceptance Testing
17 79 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 69 (3.93%) Migration
19 68 (3.87%) Web Design
19 68 (3.87%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 696 (39.64%) JavaScript
2 452 (25.74%) C#
3 227 (12.93%) Java
4 221 (12.59%) PHP
5 166 (9.45%) SQL
6 55 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 43 (2.45%) Ruby
8 31 (1.77%) VB.NET
9 27 (1.54%) Python
10 23 (1.31%) PHP5
11 22 (1.25%) Perl
12 13 (0.74%) Scala
13 11 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 9 (0.51%) C
15 8 (0.46%) ActionScript
15 8 (0.46%) VBScript
16 7 (0.40%) VB
17 6 (0.34%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.34%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 129 (7.35%) Degree
2 33 (1.88%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.14%) ISEB
5 11 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (0.51%) CISA
6 9 (0.51%) CISM
6 9 (0.51%) CISSP
7 8 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.23%) PMP
9 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.17%) MBA
10 3 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.11%) CCNA
11 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.11%) GISP
12 1 (0.057%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.04%) QA
2 29 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.80%) SLA
4 9 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.40%) WCAG
7 5 (0.28%) WAI
8 4 (0.23%) COBIT
9 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.057%) Section 508
System Software
1 13 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.23%) Cygwin
3 3 (0.17%) Shibboleth
3 3 (0.17%) Varnish
3 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.057%) XenApp
5 1 (0.057%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.46%) Puppet
3 7 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (0.34%) CA SiteMinder
4 6 (0.34%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.11%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.057%) OpenView
6 1 (0.057%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 268 (15.26%) Sitecore
2 151 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 117 (6.66%) Adobe
4 92 (5.24%) Oracle
5 91 (5.18%) EPiServer
6 74 (4.21%) Google
7 45 (2.56%) FatWire
7 45 (2.56%) Ektron
8 35 (1.99%) ServiceNow
9 32 (1.82%) Avaya
10 25 (1.42%) HP
11 24 (1.37%) Lotus
11 24 (1.37%) Twitter
12 23 (1.31%) Facebook
13 21 (1.20%) Alterian
14 19 (1.08%) Verint
14 19 (1.08%) Venda
14 19 (1.08%) Interwoven
15 18 (1.03%) JBoss
15 18 (1.03%) Zend
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