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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 116 147 126
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -21
Contract jobs citing CMS 876 698 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.78% 1.50% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.94% 8.72% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 462 522
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 £229 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.10% +23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £15.30 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £42.20 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £22.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-43.14% +23.61%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8813 8004 9160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.86% 17.17% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5313 4668 5305
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £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 367 406 428
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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 29 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 29 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 29 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 +34 505 £388 +10.71% 145
South East +3 139 £320 +6.66% 56
West Midlands +6 48 £325 +23.80% 19
South West -10 48 £300 +17.07% 27
Yorkshire +22 44 £300 +9.09% 23
East of England -14 41 £413 +3.12% 22
North West -10 37 £300 -7.69% 36
East Midlands -7 8 £200 -29.20% 16
Midlands - 7 - -
North East -19 3 £310 +1.22% 6
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 804 (46.10%) HTML
2 692 (39.68%) CSS
3 686 (39.33%) JavaScript
4 523 (29.99%) .NET
5 473 (27.12%) Content Management
6 453 (25.97%) C#
7 420 (24.08%) jQuery
8 351 (20.13%) ASP.NET
9 335 (19.21%) HTML5
10 320 (18.35%) MVC
11 283 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
12 279 (16.00%) SQL Server
13 265 (15.19%) Sitecore CMS
13 265 (15.19%) Sitecore
14 264 (15.14%) CSS3
15 252 (14.45%) TDD
16 248 (14.22%) E-Commerce
17 223 (12.79%) XML
18 222 (12.73%) Java
19 219 (12.56%) PHP
20 216 (12.39%) Finance
21 212 (12.16%) Scrum
21 212 (12.16%) Web Development
22 209 (11.98%) Umbraco
23 174 (9.98%) Web Services
24 173 (9.92%) Marketing
25 169 (9.69%) Git (software)
26 162 (9.29%) SQL
26 162 (9.29%) MySQL
27 148 (8.49%) Microsoft

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 265 (15.19%) Sitecore CMS
2 209 (11.98%) Umbraco
3 130 (7.45%) Drupal
4 122 (7.00%) SharePoint
5 101 (5.79%) WordPress
6 93 (5.33%) IIS
7 87 (4.99%) Adobe CQ
8 82 (4.70%) Apache
9 65 (3.73%) Node.js
10 55 (3.15%) Tomcat
11 38 (2.18%) Joomla!
12 32 (1.83%) Magnolia
13 31 (1.78%) Kentico
14 24 (1.38%) IBM Notes
15 22 (1.26%) TeamSite
16 21 (1.20%) WebLogic
17 20 (1.15%) WebSphere
17 20 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
18 19 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
19 18 (1.03%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 110 (6.31%) Photoshop
2 83 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 48 (2.75%) MS Office
4 36 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.75%) MS Project
7 11 (0.63%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.23%) InDesign
9 1 (0.057%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.057%) SPSS
9 1 (0.057%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.057%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 45 (2.58%) Google Analytics
2 21 (1.20%) Magento
2 21 (1.20%) Tridion
3 10 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.40%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.23%) SiteCatalyst
6 3 (0.17%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.11%) Agresso
7 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.057%) VisionPLUS
8 1 (0.057%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.057%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.23%) GitHub
4 3 (0.17%) SaaS
4 3 (0.17%) Office 365
5 2 (0.11%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.057%) Heroku
6 1 (0.057%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (6.08%) Intranet
2 76 (4.36%) Internet
3 21 (1.20%) Firewall
4 17 (0.97%) Extranet
5 14 (0.80%) HTTP
5 14 (0.80%) DNS
6 9 (0.52%) VoIP
6 9 (0.52%) WAN
6 9 (0.52%) DHCP
6 9 (0.52%) Nortel Meridian
7 8 (0.46%) LDAP
7 8 (0.46%) LAN
8 6 (0.34%) PBX
8 6 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.29%) Broadband
9 5 (0.29%) Wireless
9 5 (0.29%) NFC
10 4 (0.23%) MGW
10 4 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.23%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 162 (9.29%) MySQL
3 52 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (1.95%) Relational Database
5 31 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 28 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (1.32%) RavenDB
9 22 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (1.20%) RDBMS
11 19 (1.09%) MongoDB
12 14 (0.80%) NoSQL
13 13 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (0.46%) Big Data
17 7 (0.40%) Hadoop
17 7 (0.40%) Jackrabbit
18 6 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 169 (9.69%) Git (software)
2 130 (7.45%) Subversion
3 105 (6.02%) Visual Studio
4 60 (3.44%) TeamCity
5 52 (2.98%) Mercurial
6 46 (2.64%) NUnit
7 39 (2.24%) Eclipse
8 38 (2.18%) Jenkins
9 36 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (1.78%) Maven
11 30 (1.72%) Selenium
12 28 (1.61%) JIRA
12 28 (1.61%) Ant
13 27 (1.55%) Cucumber
14 24 (1.38%) Hudson
15 21 (1.20%) Jasmine
16 19 (1.09%) SpecFlow
17 18 (1.03%) Kiln
18 17 (0.97%) JUnit
19 16 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 216 (12.39%) Finance
2 173 (9.92%) Marketing
3 87 (4.99%) Publishing
4 75 (4.30%) Banking
5 71 (4.07%) Retail
6 33 (1.89%) Legal
7 26 (1.49%) Advertising
8 25 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.38%) Games
10 20 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 20 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.92%) French Language
12 11 (0.63%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.63%) Automotive
12 11 (0.63%) Law
13 10 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.57%) German Language
14 9 (0.52%) Dutch Language
14 9 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 945 (54.19%) Developer
2 222 (12.73%) .NET Developer
3 205 (11.75%) Analyst
4 190 (10.89%) Web Developer
5 148 (8.49%) Front-End Developer
6 114 (6.54%) Business Analyst
7 113 (6.48%) Project Manager
8 82 (4.70%) C# Developer
9 78 (4.47%) Sitecore Developer
10 77 (4.42%) Java Developer
10 77 (4.42%) Architect
11 76 (4.36%) PHP Developer
12 66 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
13 65 (3.73%) Senior Developer
14 63 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
15 45 (2.58%) Umbraco Developer
16 44 (2.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 38 (2.18%) Agile Business Analyst
18 35 (2.01%) CMS Developer
19 33 (1.89%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 804 (46.10%) HTML
2 692 (39.68%) CSS
3 523 (29.99%) .NET
4 420 (24.08%) jQuery
5 351 (20.13%) ASP.NET
6 335 (19.21%) HTML5
7 264 (15.14%) CSS3
8 223 (12.79%) XML
9 174 (9.98%) Web Services
10 131 (7.51%) Ajax
11 124 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 108 (6.19%) .NET Framework
13 104 (5.96%) XHTML
14 98 (5.62%) AngularJS
15 83 (4.76%) JSON
16 76 (4.36%) Spring
17 70 (4.01%) REST
18 69 (3.96%) JSP
19 66 (3.78%) WCF
20 65 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 88 (5.05%) Open Source
2 81 (4.64%) Social Media
3 55 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 51 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 45 (2.58%) CMDB
6 41 (2.35%) Digital Media
7 37 (2.12%) Copywriting
8 28 (1.61%) W3C
9 26 (1.49%) Computer Science
10 25 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (0.97%) E-Learning
12 16 (0.92%) iPad
13 15 (0.86%) Blackberry
14 13 (0.75%) Graphic Design
15 12 (0.69%) iPhone
16 11 (0.63%) Wiki
17 9 (0.52%) Blog
17 9 (0.52%) Taxonomies
17 9 (0.52%) Economics
17 9 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 109 (6.25%) Linux
2 97 (5.56%) Windows
3 54 (3.10%) UNIX
4 38 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (2.06%) Android
6 29 (1.66%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.69%) 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%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.057%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.057%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (27.12%) Content Management
2 320 (18.35%) MVC
3 283 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
4 252 (14.45%) TDD
5 248 (14.22%) E-Commerce
6 212 (12.16%) Scrum
6 212 (12.16%) Web Development
7 147 (8.43%) BDD
8 137 (7.86%) SEO
9 131 (7.51%) OO
10 125 (7.17%) Project Management
11 105 (6.02%) Analytics
12 102 (5.85%) Responsive Web Design
12 102 (5.85%) Unit Testing
13 97 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
14 80 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
15 79 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 70 (4.01%) Migration
17 67 (3.84%) Web Design
17 67 (3.84%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 686 (39.33%) JavaScript
2 453 (25.97%) C#
3 222 (12.73%) Java
4 219 (12.56%) PHP
5 162 (9.29%) SQL
6 55 (3.15%) T-SQL
7 41 (2.35%) Ruby
8 29 (1.66%) VB.NET
9 27 (1.55%) Python
10 24 (1.38%) PHP5
11 21 (1.20%) Perl
12 13 (0.75%) Scala
13 11 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 9 (0.52%) C
15 8 (0.46%) ActionScript
15 8 (0.46%) VBScript
15 8 (0.46%) VB
16 7 (0.40%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.40%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 128 (7.34%) Degree
2 34 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.15%) ISEB
5 10 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (0.52%) CISSP
6 9 (0.52%) CISA
6 9 (0.52%) CISM
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
11 2 (0.11%) CCNA
11 2 (0.11%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.11%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.07%) QA
2 29 (1.66%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.75%) SLA
4 9 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.40%) WCAG
7 5 (0.29%) WAI
8 4 (0.23%) COBIT
9 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.057%) Section 508
System Software
1 13 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.23%) Shibboleth
2 4 (0.23%) Cygwin
3 3 (0.17%) Varnish
3 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.057%) XenApp
5 1 (0.057%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.52%) Puppet
3 8 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
5 6 (0.34%) OpenSSO
5 6 (0.34%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.11%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.057%) OpenView
7 1 (0.057%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 265 (15.19%) Sitecore
2 148 (8.49%) Microsoft
3 121 (6.94%) Adobe
4 92 (5.28%) Oracle
5 91 (5.22%) EPiServer
6 71 (4.07%) Google
7 45 (2.58%) FatWire
8 44 (2.52%) Ektron
9 35 (2.01%) ServiceNow
10 32 (1.83%) Avaya
11 25 (1.43%) HP
12 24 (1.38%) Lotus
13 23 (1.32%) Twitter
14 22 (1.26%) Facebook
15 21 (1.20%) Alterian
16 19 (1.09%) Zend
16 19 (1.09%) Interwoven
16 19 (1.09%) Verint
17 18 (1.03%) JBoss
18 16 (0.92%) Cisco
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London
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Rate: £150 - £250 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £500 to £600 per day to £600 day
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