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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 137 108 102
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Contract jobs citing CMS 808 938 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.99% 2.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.43% 10.93% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 651 577
Average daily rate £388 £360 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 20
Average hourly rate £19.63 £22.00 £16.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +33.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £52.50 £42.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.58 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+62.18% +25.10%
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
8572 8583 8158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.17% 18.23% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5602 5374 4918
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 300 304
Average hourly rate £19.96 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.21% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 436 £400 +3.22% 148
South East -46 141 £375 +10.29% 47
South West -3 48 £325 -4.41% 26
North West -3 43 £365 +18.69% 39
Yorkshire -18 42 £338 +3.84% 31
West Midlands +1 34 £500 +42.85% 35
North East -7 21 £306 +2.08% 4
East of England -30 20 £350 +7.69% 11
East Midlands -12 17 £375 +25.00% 14
Midlands +6 6 £450 -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 754 (42.99%) HTML
2 697 (39.74%) JavaScript
3 657 (37.46%) CSS
4 591 (33.69%) Content Management
5 532 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
6 394 (22.46%) .NET
7 345 (19.67%) jQuery
8 319 (18.19%) HTML5
9 293 (16.70%) C#
10 286 (16.31%) E-Commerce
11 248 (14.14%) MVC
12 242 (13.80%) PHP
13 223 (12.71%) Marketing
14 222 (12.66%) User Experience
15 220 (12.54%) Web Services
16 217 (12.37%) Java
17 208 (11.86%) ASP.NET
18 203 (11.57%) Finance
19 199 (11.35%) Sitecore CMS
19 199 (11.35%) Sitecore
20 196 (11.17%) Adobe
21 193 (11.00%) Scrum
22 191 (10.89%) CSS3
23 179 (10.21%) SQL Server
24 177 (10.09%) Drupal
25 174 (9.92%) Front End Development
26 164 (9.35%) Project Management
26 164 (9.35%) Web Development
27 160 (9.12%) SQL
28 156 (8.89%) SEO

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 199 (11.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 177 (10.09%) Drupal
3 149 (8.49%) Umbraco
4 146 (8.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 120 (6.84%) WordPress
6 81 (4.62%) SharePoint
7 60 (3.42%) Apache
8 54 (3.08%) IIS
9 49 (2.79%) Node.js
10 30 (1.71%) Joomla!
11 29 (1.65%) WebSphere
12 28 (1.60%) EPiServer CMS
13 25 (1.43%) Kentico
13 25 (1.43%) Magnolia
14 22 (1.25%) Alfresco
14 22 (1.25%) Apache Solr
15 17 (0.97%) nginx
16 15 (0.86%) ExpressionEngine
17 14 (0.80%) Tomcat
18 13 (0.74%) Mule
Applications
1 111 (6.33%) Photoshop
2 45 (2.57%) MS Office
3 39 (2.22%) MS Excel
4 23 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.51%) Acrobat
8 9 (0.51%) Fireworks
9 8 (0.46%) MS Project
9 8 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.29%) FrameMaker
11 5 (0.29%) InDesign
11 5 (0.29%) RoboHelp
11 5 (0.29%) XMetaL
12 2 (0.11%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 39 (2.22%) Magento
2 16 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.86%) SDL Web 8
4 13 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
5 7 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.29%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.29%) Fredhopper
6 5 (0.29%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.23%) BigMachines
7 4 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.11%) Unica
9 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.057%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.057%) SAP hybris
10 1 (0.057%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.05%) Google Analytics
2 37 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.88%) GitHub
4 32 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.74%) Taleo
6 12 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.63%) SaaS
8 9 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.46%) AdWords
9 8 (0.46%) MailChimp
10 7 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
11 6 (0.34%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.34%) Yammer
12 5 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
12 5 (0.29%) Office 365
13 4 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.17%) Force.com
14 3 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.02%) Internet
2 51 (2.91%) Intranet
3 27 (1.54%) FTP
4 25 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (1.14%) SSH
6 19 (1.08%) 4G
7 18 (1.03%) 3G
8 13 (0.74%) DNS
8 13 (0.74%) HTTP
8 13 (0.74%) SSL
9 11 (0.63%) SNMP
10 10 (0.57%) LDAP
11 7 (0.40%) MPLS
11 7 (0.40%) SMTP
12 6 (0.34%) Extranet
12 6 (0.34%) LAN
12 6 (0.34%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.34%) WAN
13 4 (0.23%) Broadband
13 4 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (10.21%) SQL Server
2 114 (6.50%) MySQL
3 48 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 38 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 30 (1.71%) MongoDB
6 21 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (0.68%) Big Data
10 11 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 11 (0.63%) Redis
11 10 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.40%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.40%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 118 (6.73%) Git (software)
2 58 (3.31%) JIRA
3 52 (2.96%) Visual Studio
4 50 (2.85%) Subversion
5 33 (1.88%) Maven
6 30 (1.71%) Selenium
7 26 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (1.31%) Grunt
9 20 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
10 18 (1.03%) Jenkins
11 17 (0.97%) SpecFlow
12 15 (0.86%) Eclipse
13 14 (0.80%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.74%) Ant
15 12 (0.68%) GitLab
16 11 (0.63%) JUnit
16 11 (0.63%) NUnit
16 11 (0.63%) Xcode
17 10 (0.57%) Cucumber
17 10 (0.57%) Hudson
General
1 223 (12.71%) Marketing
2 203 (11.57%) Finance
3 109 (6.21%) Publishing
4 107 (6.10%) Retail
5 91 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 50 (2.85%) Banking
7 40 (2.28%) Advertising
8 25 (1.43%) Games
9 24 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.25%) Legal
11 20 (1.14%) Automotive
12 19 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (1.03%) Electronics
14 11 (0.63%) Law
15 10 (0.57%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.51%) German Language
17 7 (0.40%) Back Office
17 7 (0.40%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.34%) Billing
18 6 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 850 (48.46%) Developer
2 183 (10.43%) Web Developer
3 176 (10.03%) .NET Developer
4 169 (9.64%) Architect
5 150 (8.55%) Analyst
6 124 (7.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 116 (6.61%) HTML Developer
8 113 (6.44%) JavaScript Developer
9 111 (6.33%) C# Developer
9 111 (6.33%) Project Manager
10 107 (6.10%) CMS Developer
11 99 (5.64%) Business Analyst
12 94 (5.36%) HTML CSS Developer
13 86 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
14 85 (4.85%) PHP Developer
15 70 (3.99%) Java Developer
16 68 (3.88%) Senior Developer
17 59 (3.36%) ASP.NET Developer
18 55 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
19 54 (3.08%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 754 (42.99%) HTML
2 657 (37.46%) CSS
3 394 (22.46%) .NET
4 345 (19.67%) jQuery
5 319 (18.19%) HTML5
6 220 (12.54%) Web Services
7 208 (11.86%) ASP.NET
8 191 (10.89%) CSS3
9 142 (8.10%) AngularJS
9 142 (8.10%) XML
10 101 (5.76%) .NET Framework
11 100 (5.70%) J2EE
12 99 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 88 (5.02%) Ajax
14 73 (4.16%) Sass
15 68 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 62 (3.53%) REST
17 61 (3.48%) SOAP
18 60 (3.42%) WCF
19 57 (3.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 222 (12.66%) User Experience
2 76 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.28%) Mobile App
4 74 (4.22%) Social Media
5 54 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 44 (2.51%) Computer Science
7 30 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (1.71%) iPad
8 27 (1.54%) Digital Media
9 17 (0.97%) Data Centre
10 15 (0.86%) Blog
10 15 (0.86%) Data Structures
11 12 (0.68%) Copywriting
11 12 (0.68%) Online Games
11 12 (0.68%) Taxonomies
12 11 (0.63%) FMCG
13 10 (0.57%) Graphic Design
13 10 (0.57%) iPhone
13 10 (0.57%) NHS
14 9 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 89 (5.07%) Linux
2 75 (4.28%) Windows
3 54 (3.08%) Unix
4 34 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 27 (1.54%) Android
6 25 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.03%) Mac OS
8 17 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.29%) Solaris
10 5 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.23%) CentOS
11 4 (0.23%) Debian
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.057%) AIX
13 1 (0.057%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.057%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (33.69%) Content Management
2 532 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (16.31%) E-Commerce
4 248 (14.14%) MVC
5 193 (11.00%) Scrum
6 174 (9.92%) Front End Development
7 164 (9.35%) Project Management
7 164 (9.35%) Web Development
8 156 (8.89%) SEO
9 149 (8.49%) TDD
10 148 (8.44%) Analytics
11 130 (7.41%) OO
12 123 (7.01%) CRM
13 98 (5.59%) ITIL
14 97 (5.53%) Digital Marketing
15 88 (5.02%) Web Design
16 76 (4.33%) Migration
16 76 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 74 (4.22%) Workflow
18 73 (4.16%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 697 (39.74%) JavaScript
2 293 (16.70%) C#
3 242 (13.80%) PHP
4 217 (12.37%) Java
5 160 (9.12%) SQL
6 39 (2.22%) Python
7 30 (1.71%) T-SQL
8 22 (1.25%) VB
9 21 (1.20%) C
10 20 (1.14%) ActionScript
11 17 (0.97%) Perl
12 15 (0.86%) Ruby
13 14 (0.80%) Objective-C
14 13 (0.74%) PowerShell
15 12 (0.68%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.57%) Groovy
17 9 (0.51%) PHP 5
18 8 (0.46%) Bash Shell
19 7 (0.40%) VBScript
20 6 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 82 (4.68%) Degree
2 47 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.31%) PMI Certification
5 19 (1.08%) PMP
6 8 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.17%) Avaya Certification
9 3 (0.17%) CAPM
9 3 (0.17%) ISEB
10 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.057%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.057%) MCSA
11 1 (0.057%) MCSE
11 1 (0.057%) PhD
11 1 (0.057%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.91%) QA
2 19 (1.08%) WCAG
3 13 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.29%) SLA
5 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.17%) WAI
7 2 (0.11%) COBIT
7 2 (0.11%) SDET
8 1 (0.057%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (0.51%) Varnish
2 6 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (0.29%) WMI
3 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.23%) Puppet
4 3 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.17%) OpenSSO
4 3 (0.17%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.11%) Ansible
5 2 (0.11%) cPanel
6 1 (0.057%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.057%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.057%) Kibana
6 1 (0.057%) logstash
6 1 (0.057%) Nagios
Vendors
1 199 (11.35%) Sitecore
2 196 (11.17%) Adobe
3 131 (7.47%) Microsoft
4 91 (5.19%) Google
5 88 (5.02%) EPiServer
6 70 (3.99%) ServiceNow
7 62 (3.53%) Oracle
8 36 (2.05%) hybris
9 34 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
10 29 (1.65%) SAP
11 23 (1.31%) Huawei
11 23 (1.31%) Zend
12 20 (1.14%) IBM
13 18 (1.03%) HP
14 16 (0.91%) ATG
14 16 (0.91%) FatWire
15 14 (0.80%) Apple
16 13 (0.74%) Twitter
17 12 (0.68%) Avaya
17 12 (0.68%) Serena
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