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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 126 153 116
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -37
Contract jobs citing CMS 889 721 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.49% 1.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.52% 8.51% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 480 579
Average daily rate
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£350 £329 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 22
Average hourly rate £18.85 £18.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £16.00 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.50 £50.50 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.65 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.05% -
CMS
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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
9342 8471 9640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.92% 17.54% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5722 5119 5535
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 351 449
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 +29 453 £375 +7.14% 132
South East +3 151 £325 -1.51% 54
East of England +12 81 £375 +26.05% 29
Yorkshire +30 61 £300 +18.81% 40
South West -1 46 £300 - 26
West Midlands -13 38 £290 +16.00% 24
North West -16 33 £300 -7.69% 35
East Midlands +7 13 £325 +18.18% 20
Midlands +5 9 - -
North East -22 9 £238 - 2
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CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 812 (45.67%) HTML
2 704 (39.60%) CSS
3 700 (39.37%) JavaScript
4 549 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
5 521 (29.30%) .NET
6 473 (26.60%) Content Management
7 445 (25.03%) C#
8 424 (23.85%) jQuery
9 345 (19.40%) ASP.NET
9 345 (19.40%) MVC
10 334 (18.79%) HTML5
11 275 (15.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 275 (15.47%) Sitecore
12 272 (15.30%) CSS3
13 260 (14.62%) SQL Server
14 247 (13.89%) E-Commerce
15 235 (13.22%) TDD
16 228 (12.82%) Finance
17 226 (12.71%) PHP
18 215 (12.09%) XML
19 207 (11.64%) Java
20 206 (11.59%) User Experience
21 203 (11.42%) Scrum
22 199 (11.19%) Web Development
23 196 (11.02%) Umbraco
24 184 (10.35%) Marketing
25 175 (9.84%) MySQL
26 173 (9.73%) Web Services
27 164 (9.22%) Drupal
27 164 (9.22%) Git (software)

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 275 (15.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 196 (11.02%) Umbraco
3 164 (9.22%) Drupal
4 106 (5.96%) WordPress
5 102 (5.74%) SharePoint
6 98 (5.51%) Apache
7 82 (4.61%) IIS
8 80 (4.50%) Node.js
9 78 (4.39%) Adobe CQ
10 50 (2.81%) Joomla!
11 42 (2.36%) Tomcat
12 31 (1.74%) EPiServer CMS
13 29 (1.63%) Kentico
14 27 (1.52%) Magnolia
15 24 (1.35%) TeamSite
16 20 (1.12%) WebSphere
17 19 (1.07%) WebLogic
17 19 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
18 18 (1.01%) IBM Notes
19 17 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 117 (6.58%) Photoshop
2 82 (4.61%) MS Excel
3 40 (2.25%) MS Office
4 36 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (0.84%) MS Project
7 10 (0.56%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.17%) InDesign
9 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.056%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (2.08%) Google Analytics
2 25 (1.41%) Tridion
3 24 (1.35%) Magento
4 10 (0.56%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.17%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.11%) Agresso
7 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.056%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.62%) GitHub
4 9 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.17%) SaaS
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.11%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.11%) Office 365
7 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.056%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 102 (5.74%) Intranet
2 81 (4.56%) Internet
3 18 (1.01%) Extranet
3 18 (1.01%) Firewall
4 14 (0.79%) HTTP
4 14 (0.79%) DNS
5 10 (0.56%) PBX
6 9 (0.51%) VoIP
6 9 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.51%) DHCP
7 7 (0.39%) LDAP
8 6 (0.34%) WAN
8 6 (0.34%) LAN
9 5 (0.28%) SNMP
9 5 (0.28%) NFC
10 4 (0.22%) MGW
10 4 (0.22%) FTP
10 4 (0.22%) PSTN
10 4 (0.22%) Broadband
10 4 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 175 (9.84%) MySQL
3 48 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 43 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (1.91%) Oracle Database
6 29 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 29 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (1.57%) RDBMS
8 25 (1.41%) RavenDB
9 22 (1.24%) MongoDB
9 22 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (0.90%) NoSQL
11 11 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.39%) EDRMS
14 7 (0.39%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 164 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 131 (7.37%) Subversion
3 97 (5.46%) Visual Studio
4 43 (2.42%) NUnit
5 38 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (2.14%) TeamCity
6 33 (1.86%) Mercurial
7 31 (1.74%) Jenkins
8 30 (1.69%) JIRA
9 29 (1.63%) Selenium
10 26 (1.46%) Ant
11 24 (1.35%) Maven
12 23 (1.29%) Eclipse
13 22 (1.24%) Jasmine
14 17 (0.96%) Grunt
15 16 (0.90%) PHPUnit
16 15 (0.84%) JSUnit
16 15 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
16 15 (0.84%) SpecFlow
17 14 (0.79%) Cucumber
General
1 228 (12.82%) Finance
2 184 (10.35%) Marketing
3 105 (5.91%) Publishing
4 79 (4.44%) Retail
5 71 (3.99%) Banking
6 37 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.91%) Legal
8 28 (1.57%) Advertising
9 24 (1.35%) Games
10 20 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 18 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.84%) Law
13 11 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.62%) French Language
14 10 (0.56%) German Language
15 8 (0.45%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.45%) Dutch Language
15 8 (0.45%) Automotive
15 8 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 974 (54.78%) Developer
2 223 (12.54%) Web Developer
2 223 (12.54%) .NET Developer
3 199 (11.19%) Analyst
4 157 (8.83%) Front-End Developer
5 116 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 108 (6.07%) Project Manager
7 81 (4.56%) C# Developer
7 81 (4.56%) PHP Developer
8 80 (4.50%) Java Developer
8 80 (4.50%) Architect
9 73 (4.11%) Sitecore Developer
10 71 (3.99%) Senior Developer
11 61 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
12 60 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
13 57 (3.21%) Designer
14 49 (2.76%) Umbraco Developer
15 39 (2.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 37 (2.08%) Agile Business Analyst
17 34 (1.91%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 812 (45.67%) HTML
2 704 (39.60%) CSS
3 521 (29.30%) .NET
4 424 (23.85%) jQuery
5 345 (19.40%) ASP.NET
6 334 (18.79%) HTML5
7 272 (15.30%) CSS3
8 215 (12.09%) XML
9 173 (9.73%) Web Services
10 125 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 118 (6.64%) Ajax
12 116 (6.52%) AngularJS
13 107 (6.02%) .NET Framework
14 85 (4.78%) XHTML
15 78 (4.39%) JSON
16 72 (4.05%) Spring
17 65 (3.66%) WCF
18 63 (3.54%) JSP
19 62 (3.49%) J2EE
20 61 (3.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 206 (11.59%) User Experience
2 89 (5.01%) Social Media
3 87 (4.89%) Open Source
4 66 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 46 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 43 (2.42%) Digital Media
8 37 (2.08%) Copywriting
8 37 (2.08%) W3C
9 27 (1.52%) Computer Science
9 27 (1.52%) CMDB
9 27 (1.52%) iPad
10 19 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (0.84%) Graphic Design
12 14 (0.79%) E-Learning
12 14 (0.79%) iPhone
13 12 (0.67%) Blog
14 11 (0.62%) Wiki
15 10 (0.56%) IVR
16 9 (0.51%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 110 (6.19%) Linux
2 82 (4.61%) Windows
3 41 (2.31%) Android
4 40 (2.25%) UNIX
5 37 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.73%) Solaris
8 11 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.45%) Debian
10 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.11%) SUSE
12 2 (0.11%) AIX
13 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.056%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.056%) CentOS
13 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.056%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.056%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 473 (26.60%) Content Management
3 345 (19.40%) MVC
4 247 (13.89%) E-Commerce
5 235 (13.22%) TDD
6 203 (11.42%) Scrum
7 199 (11.19%) Web Development
8 142 (7.99%) BDD
9 136 (7.65%) OO
10 134 (7.54%) Project Management
11 115 (6.47%) SEO
12 102 (5.74%) Analytics
13 96 (5.40%) Responsive Web Design
14 82 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 81 (4.56%) Migration
16 78 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
17 77 (4.33%) Unit Testing
18 75 (4.22%) Web Design
19 71 (3.99%) Workflow
20 65 (3.66%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 700 (39.37%) JavaScript
2 445 (25.03%) C#
3 226 (12.71%) PHP
4 207 (11.64%) Java
5 162 (9.11%) SQL
6 56 (3.15%) T-SQL
7 32 (1.80%) VB.NET
8 28 (1.57%) Ruby
9 26 (1.46%) PHP5
9 26 (1.46%) Python
10 22 (1.24%) Perl
11 14 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 10 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 10 (0.56%) VB
13 9 (0.51%) Objective-C
13 9 (0.51%) Scala
14 8 (0.45%) C
15 7 (0.39%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.34%) VBScript
17 5 (0.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 129 (7.26%) Degree
2 29 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.24%) ISEB
4 15 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (0.45%) CISSP
6 8 (0.45%) CISA
6 8 (0.45%) CISM
7 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.22%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.17%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.17%) PMP
8 3 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.11%) GISP
10 1 (0.056%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.056%) CCNA
10 1 (0.056%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.61%) QA
2 15 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.51%) SLA
4 8 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.45%) WCAG
5 6 (0.34%) WAI
6 3 (0.17%) COBIT
6 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.22%) Shibboleth
3 3 (0.17%) Cygwin
4 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.056%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.056%) XenApp
5 1 (0.056%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.056%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (0.62%) Puppet
3 9 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (0.22%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.11%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.11%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.11%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.11%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.056%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 275 (15.47%) Sitecore
2 151 (8.49%) Microsoft
3 109 (6.13%) Oracle
4 106 (5.96%) Adobe
5 102 (5.74%) EPiServer
6 72 (4.05%) Google
7 54 (3.04%) FatWire
8 30 (1.69%) Ektron
9 27 (1.52%) Twitter
10 26 (1.46%) Verint
10 26 (1.46%) Avaya
11 25 (1.41%) Open Text
11 25 (1.41%) Zend
12 24 (1.35%) Facebook
13 23 (1.29%) ServiceNow
13 23 (1.29%) JBoss
14 21 (1.18%) RedDot
15 18 (1.01%) Lotus
16 17 (0.96%) Interwoven
16 17 (0.96%) SAP
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