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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 128 126 106
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing CMS 804 778 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.69% 1.70% 1.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.33% 9.62% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 489 478
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 28
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £57.91 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.13% +18.75%
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
8620 8084 7369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.67% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5360 4820 4225
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 298 375
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.72 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 -10 377 £375 +7.14% 110
South East +45 244 £350 +7.69% 73
South West -32 50 £338 +3.84% 26
East of England -5 41 £335 -7.26% 20
Yorkshire -15 35 £325 +12.55% 35
West Midlands -17 20 £294 +10.84% 26
North West -34 17 £325 -16.66% 49
East Midlands -7 12 £350 +9.80% 16
North East +5 8 £313 +49.00% 6
Midlands - - - -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 726 (44.16%) HTML
2 683 (41.55%) CSS
3 645 (39.23%) JavaScript
4 530 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
5 512 (31.14%) .NET
6 414 (25.18%) jQuery
7 405 (24.64%) Content Management
8 400 (24.33%) C#
9 339 (20.62%) ASP.NET
10 320 (19.46%) MVC
10 320 (19.46%) HTML5
11 268 (16.30%) CSS3
12 248 (15.09%) Sitecore CMS
12 248 (15.09%) Sitecore
13 243 (14.78%) SQL Server
14 238 (14.48%) Web Services
15 233 (14.17%) E-Commerce
16 223 (13.56%) Java
17 213 (12.96%) XML
18 210 (12.77%) SQL
19 191 (11.62%) PHP
20 188 (11.44%) TDD
21 186 (11.31%) Scrum
22 163 (9.91%) Microsoft
23 157 (9.55%) User Experience
24 156 (9.49%) Finance
25 155 (9.43%) Umbraco
25 155 (9.43%) Web Development
26 154 (9.37%) Adobe
27 153 (9.31%) MySQL

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 248 (15.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 155 (9.43%) Umbraco
3 136 (8.27%) Drupal
4 108 (6.57%) SharePoint
5 90 (5.47%) Adobe CQ
6 89 (5.41%) WordPress
7 85 (5.17%) Kentico
8 64 (3.89%) Apache
9 57 (3.47%) Node.js
10 43 (2.62%) IIS
11 42 (2.55%) Tomcat
12 35 (2.13%) Sitefinity
13 31 (1.89%) Alfresco
14 27 (1.64%) Joomla!
15 24 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
15 24 (1.46%) EPiServer CMS
16 22 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
17 19 (1.16%) TeamSite
18 18 (1.09%) Apache Solr
19 15 (0.91%) Liferay
Applications
1 91 (5.54%) Photoshop
2 73 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 33 (2.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 22 (1.34%) MS Office
5 20 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.49%) MS Project
8 7 (0.43%) InDesign
9 6 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (0.18%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.061%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.061%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.061%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.061%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 46 (2.80%) Magento
2 28 (1.70%) Google Analytics
3 24 (1.46%) Tridion
4 19 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
6 9 (0.55%) SAP FI
7 8 (0.49%) WebTrends
7 8 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
8 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.30%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.18%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.12%) SAP CS
12 2 (0.12%) SAP R/3
12 2 (0.12%) AWD
12 2 (0.12%) SAP ECC
12 2 (0.12%) osCommerce
13 1 (0.061%) Fredhopper
13 1 (0.061%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.49%) Office 365
3 8 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.24%) GitHub
6 2 (0.12%) SaaS
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.061%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.061%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.061%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.061%) IaaS
7 1 (0.061%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 75 (4.56%) Intranet
2 35 (2.13%) Internet
3 20 (1.22%) HTTP
4 17 (1.03%) PBX
5 9 (0.55%) Extranet
6 7 (0.43%) Firewall
6 7 (0.43%) SNMP
7 6 (0.36%) VoIP
8 5 (0.30%) WAN
8 5 (0.30%) Network Security
8 5 (0.30%) LAN
9 4 (0.24%) ATM
9 4 (0.24%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.18%) DNS
11 2 (0.12%) SAN
11 2 (0.12%) FTP
12 1 (0.061%) CTI
12 1 (0.061%) 2G
12 1 (0.061%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.061%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 153 (9.31%) MySQL
3 46 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 44 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (1.76%) Oracle Database
6 25 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 24 (1.46%) MongoDB
8 23 (1.40%) NoSQL
8 23 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (0.97%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.73%) Jackrabbit
11 12 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (0.67%) SAP BW
13 10 (0.61%) RavenDB
14 9 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.30%) MS Access
16 5 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 137 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 87 (5.29%) Visual Studio
3 86 (5.23%) Subversion
4 57 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 53 (3.22%) Maven
6 39 (2.37%) JUnit
7 37 (2.25%) JIRA
7 37 (2.25%) Selenium
8 31 (1.89%) Jenkins
9 29 (1.76%) NUnit
10 25 (1.52%) Axure RP
11 24 (1.46%) Ant
12 19 (1.16%) Mockito
13 18 (1.09%) Grunt
14 17 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
15 16 (0.97%) Eclipse
15 16 (0.97%) SpecFlow
16 14 (0.85%) Cucumber
17 13 (0.79%) Moq
18 12 (0.73%) TeamCity
General
1 156 (9.49%) Finance
2 153 (9.31%) Marketing
3 118 (7.18%) Publishing
4 93 (5.66%) Retail
5 61 (3.71%) Banking
6 44 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.82%) Advertising
8 29 (1.76%) Legal
9 15 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.79%) Games
12 12 (0.73%) Law
13 11 (0.67%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.55%) French Language
14 9 (0.55%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.43%) Back Office
15 7 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.36%) Automotive
16 6 (0.36%) Italian Language
17 5 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 951 (57.85%) Developer
2 180 (10.95%) Analyst
3 175 (10.64%) .NET Developer
4 167 (10.16%) Web Developer
5 130 (7.91%) Front-End Developer
6 113 (6.87%) Java Developer
7 109 (6.63%) Senior Developer
8 96 (5.84%) Project Manager
9 94 (5.72%) Architect
10 90 (5.47%) Business Analyst
11 71 (4.32%) CMS Developer
11 71 (4.32%) Sitecore Developer
12 69 (4.20%) PHP Developer
13 58 (3.53%) C# Developer
14 47 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
15 42 (2.55%) C# .NET Developer
16 40 (2.43%) Digital Project Manager
17 37 (2.25%) Umbraco Developer
18 34 (2.07%) UI Programmer
18 34 (2.07%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 726 (44.16%) HTML
2 683 (41.55%) CSS
3 512 (31.14%) .NET
4 414 (25.18%) jQuery
5 339 (20.62%) ASP.NET
6 320 (19.46%) HTML5
7 268 (16.30%) CSS3
8 238 (14.48%) Web Services
9 213 (12.96%) XML
10 136 (8.27%) Ajax
11 134 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 103 (6.27%) AngularJS
12 103 (6.27%) .NET Framework
13 99 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 93 (5.66%) REST
15 86 (5.23%) XHTML
16 82 (4.99%) WCF
17 73 (4.44%) RESTful
18 68 (4.14%) SOAP
19 67 (4.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 157 (9.55%) User Experience
2 73 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (4.20%) W3C
4 63 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 55 (3.35%) Social Media
6 46 (2.80%) Open Source
7 42 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 37 (2.25%) Digital Media
9 35 (2.13%) Computer Science
10 23 (1.40%) Web 2.0
11 21 (1.28%) E-Learning
12 17 (1.03%) IVR
12 17 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (0.97%) Copywriting
14 15 (0.91%) CMDB
15 14 (0.85%) GIS
16 13 (0.79%) NHS
16 13 (0.79%) iPhone
17 12 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
17 12 (0.73%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 72 (4.38%) Linux
2 69 (4.20%) Windows
3 47 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 38 (2.31%) UNIX
5 37 (2.25%) Android
6 9 (0.55%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.24%) Solaris
10 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.18%) Debian
10 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.18%) webOS
11 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.12%) NetWare
11 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.061%) SUSE
12 1 (0.061%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (24.64%) Content Management
3 320 (19.46%) MVC
4 233 (14.17%) E-Commerce
5 188 (11.44%) TDD
6 186 (11.31%) Scrum
7 155 (9.43%) Web Development
8 116 (7.06%) OO
9 103 (6.27%) Project Management
10 95 (5.78%) BDD
11 93 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
12 87 (5.29%) CRM
13 82 (4.99%) SOA
14 80 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 80 (4.87%) SEO
15 79 (4.81%) Workflow
16 78 (4.74%) Migration
17 72 (4.38%) Analytics
18 67 (4.08%) OOP
19 66 (4.01%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 645 (39.23%) JavaScript
2 400 (24.33%) C#
3 223 (13.56%) Java
4 210 (12.77%) SQL
5 191 (11.62%) PHP
6 37 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 28 (1.70%) PHP5
8 27 (1.64%) Ruby
9 26 (1.58%) Python
9 26 (1.58%) VB.NET
10 19 (1.16%) Perl
11 16 (0.97%) VB
12 12 (0.73%) PowerShell
12 12 (0.73%) C
12 12 (0.73%) ActionScript
13 7 (0.43%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.36%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.36%) Scala
14 6 (0.36%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.30%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 74 (4.50%) Degree
2 45 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.01%) ISEB
4 26 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 20 (1.22%) VCP4
6 6 (0.36%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.24%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.18%) MOS
9 2 (0.12%) MCDST
9 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.12%) CBAP
10 1 (0.061%) IIBA
10 1 (0.061%) MCP
10 1 (0.061%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.98%) QA
2 13 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.67%) WCAG
3 11 (0.67%) SLA
4 10 (0.61%) ISO 9000
4 10 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.36%) WAI
6 2 (0.12%) EMIR
7 1 (0.061%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.30%) Shibboleth
3 3 (0.18%) Varnish
3 3 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.12%) Firmware
4 2 (0.12%) NDS
5 1 (0.061%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.061%) vSphere
5 1 (0.061%) Corosync
5 1 (0.061%) KVM
5 1 (0.061%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
1 14 (0.85%) Puppet
2 6 (0.36%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (0.30%) WMI
4 3 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.18%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.12%) cPanel
5 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.061%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.061%) Nagios
6 1 (0.061%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.061%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 248 (15.09%) Sitecore
2 163 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 154 (9.37%) Adobe
4 90 (5.47%) EPiServer
5 76 (4.62%) Oracle
6 74 (4.50%) Google
7 48 (2.92%) Open Text
8 45 (2.74%) RedDot
8 45 (2.74%) Ektron
9 43 (2.62%) SAP
10 35 (2.13%) FatWire
11 30 (1.82%) HP
12 26 (1.58%) ServiceNow
13 20 (1.22%) Twitter
14 17 (1.03%) Facebook
15 15 (0.91%) Verint
16 14 (0.85%) hybris
17 12 (0.73%) Zend
18 10 (0.61%) Appcelerator
18 10 (0.61%) Business Objects
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