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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 143 114 156
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +42
Contract jobs citing CMS 835 901 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.82% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.73% 10.11% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 598 453
Average daily rate
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£374 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 24
Average hourly rate £25.75 £18.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.05% -20.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £10.90 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.11 £19.45 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £13.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+196.30% -42.22%
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
9564 8915 8056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.51% 18.05% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6251 5383 4643
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 369 415
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £36.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -17 472 £400 +3.55% 142
South East -42 112 £300 -7.61% 58
East of England +28 70 £380 -5.00% 11
Yorkshire -16 57 £350 +16.66% 40
South West -7 39 £331 +10.41% 20
North West -25 32 £381 +27.08% 37
West Midlands -20 29 £288 -11.53% 16
East Midlands +9 20 £375 +87.50% 13
North East -24 4 £344 +10.88% 7
South Coast - 2 - -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 709 (42.51%) HTML
2 659 (39.51%) JavaScript
3 650 (38.97%) CSS
4 553 (33.15%) .NET
5 483 (28.96%) Agile Software Development
6 424 (25.42%) C#
7 399 (23.92%) Content Management
8 360 (21.58%) ASP.NET
9 358 (21.46%) jQuery
10 345 (20.68%) MVC
11 274 (16.43%) HTML5
12 269 (16.13%) Sitecore CMS
12 269 (16.13%) Sitecore
13 261 (15.65%) Java
14 242 (14.51%) SQL Server
15 230 (13.79%) E-Commerce
16 229 (13.73%) Umbraco
17 213 (12.77%) CSS3
18 212 (12.71%) Web Services
19 200 (11.99%) Adobe
20 189 (11.33%) PHP
21 179 (10.73%) Scrum
22 176 (10.55%) User Experience
23 173 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
24 172 (10.31%) SQL
25 168 (10.07%) AngularJS
26 164 (9.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
27 153 (9.17%) Marketing
28 152 (9.11%) TDD
29 150 (8.99%) XML

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 269 (16.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 229 (13.73%) Umbraco
3 164 (9.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 103 (6.18%) Drupal
5 87 (5.22%) WordPress
6 73 (4.38%) SharePoint
7 60 (3.60%) Kentico
8 51 (3.06%) Node.js
9 44 (2.64%) Apache
10 37 (2.22%) IIS
11 34 (2.04%) Sitefinity
12 31 (1.86%) Tomcat
13 26 (1.56%) EPiServer CMS
14 25 (1.50%) JBoss
15 24 (1.44%) DNN
16 20 (1.20%) Joomla!
17 16 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
18 15 (0.90%) ColdFusion
19 14 (0.84%) Apache Solr
19 14 (0.84%) Magnolia
Applications
1 93 (5.58%) Photoshop
2 43 (2.58%) MS Excel
3 32 (1.92%) MS Office
4 16 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.54%) MS Project
7 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.24%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.18%) InDesign
9 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.060%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 25 (1.50%) Tridion
2 23 (1.38%) Magento
3 14 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.54%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.24%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
6 3 (0.18%) Shopify
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.060%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.060%) INSURE/90
8 1 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.060%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.060%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.060%) Summit
8 1 (0.060%) SAP EBP
8 1 (0.060%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.82%) Google Analytics
2 37 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.80%) Adobe Analytics
4 24 (1.44%) GitHub
5 23 (1.38%) SaaS
6 19 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.54%) Office 365
8 7 (0.42%) PaaS
9 6 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.24%) Taleo
11 3 (0.18%) IaaS
11 3 (0.18%) Force.com
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.060%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.060%) Trello
13 1 (0.060%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.060%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.060%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.060%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.72%) Intranet
2 60 (3.60%) Internet
3 29 (1.74%) Extranet
4 21 (1.26%) VoIP
5 16 (0.96%) HTTP
6 15 (0.90%) WAN
6 15 (0.90%) Avaya Modular Messaging
7 13 (0.78%) CTI
8 11 (0.66%) H.323
8 11 (0.66%) Firewall
8 11 (0.66%) ISDN
9 10 (0.60%) LAN
10 8 (0.48%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.48%) SNMP
10 8 (0.48%) Network Security
11 7 (0.42%) DNS
11 7 (0.42%) SMS
12 6 (0.36%) PBX
13 5 (0.30%) LDAP
13 5 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 112 (6.71%) MySQL
3 38 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (1.80%) MongoDB
5 20 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 14 (0.84%) NoSQL
8 13 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (0.78%) Big Data
9 12 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (0.54%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.30%) SQLite
13 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.30%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 100 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 64 (3.84%) JIRA
3 57 (3.42%) Visual Studio
4 48 (2.88%) Subversion
5 47 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (2.82%) Selenium
6 35 (2.10%) NUnit
7 32 (1.92%) Grunt
8 29 (1.74%) Cucumber
9 27 (1.62%) Maven
10 21 (1.26%) JUnit
10 21 (1.26%) Bower
11 19 (1.14%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.90%) Jenkins
13 13 (0.78%) WebDriver
14 12 (0.72%) Xcode
15 11 (0.66%) Eclipse
15 11 (0.66%) Jasmine
16 10 (0.60%) SoapUI
17 9 (0.54%) MSTest
General
1 153 (9.17%) Marketing
2 148 (8.87%) Finance
3 82 (4.92%) Retail
4 69 (4.14%) Publishing
5 56 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 28 (1.68%) Banking
7 20 (1.20%) Legal
8 19 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.14%) Law
9 17 (1.02%) Automotive
10 15 (0.90%) Multimedia
11 14 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.78%) Advertising
13 12 (0.72%) Games
14 7 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.42%) Local Government
15 6 (0.36%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.36%) Billing
16 5 (0.30%) French Language
17 4 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 918 (55.04%) Developer
2 207 (12.41%) .NET Developer
3 200 (11.99%) Web Developer
4 188 (11.27%) Analyst
5 111 (6.65%) Project Manager
6 105 (6.29%) Architect
7 104 (6.24%) Front-End Developer
8 93 (5.58%) Business Analyst
9 78 (4.68%) Sitecore Developer
10 71 (4.26%) Java Developer
11 61 (3.66%) Senior Developer
12 59 (3.54%) C# Developer
13 51 (3.06%) CMS Developer
14 49 (2.94%) PHP Developer
15 48 (2.88%) Umbraco Developer
16 46 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
17 39 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
18 36 (2.16%) ServiceNow Developer
19 33 (1.98%) ASP.NET Developer
20 32 (1.92%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 709 (42.51%) HTML
2 650 (38.97%) CSS
3 553 (33.15%) .NET
4 360 (21.58%) ASP.NET
5 358 (21.46%) jQuery
6 274 (16.43%) HTML5
7 213 (12.77%) CSS3
8 212 (12.71%) Web Services
9 173 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 168 (10.07%) AngularJS
11 150 (8.99%) XML
12 111 (6.65%) .NET Framework
13 100 (6.00%) Ajax
14 89 (5.34%) J2EE
15 79 (4.74%) WCF
16 75 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 70 (4.20%) REST
17 70 (4.20%) JSON
18 63 (3.78%) Sass
19 62 (3.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 176 (10.55%) User Experience
2 66 (3.96%) Mobile App
3 62 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 47 (2.82%) Social Media
6 41 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 40 (2.40%) CMDB
8 34 (2.04%) W3C
9 30 (1.80%) iPad
9 30 (1.80%) Digital Media
10 21 (1.26%) Data Centre
11 15 (0.90%) Copywriting
11 15 (0.90%) GIS
11 15 (0.90%) E-Learning
12 13 (0.78%) iPhone
12 13 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (0.72%) Graphic Design
14 11 (0.66%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
16 7 (0.42%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 83 (4.98%) Windows
2 79 (4.74%) Linux
3 32 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 16 (0.96%) Android
5 15 (0.90%) UNIX
6 11 (0.66%) CentOS
7 8 (0.48%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.24%) Solaris
11 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.060%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.060%) webOS
12 1 (0.060%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (28.96%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (23.92%) Content Management
3 345 (20.68%) MVC
4 230 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 179 (10.73%) Scrum
6 152 (9.11%) TDD
7 146 (8.75%) Web Development
8 128 (7.67%) CRM
9 116 (6.95%) Project Management
10 115 (6.89%) OO
10 115 (6.89%) Analytics
11 110 (6.59%) SEO
12 99 (5.94%) ITIL
13 92 (5.52%) Unit Testing
14 83 (4.98%) Workflow
15 79 (4.74%) BDD
16 77 (4.62%) Responsive Web Design
17 75 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 73 (4.38%) Migration
18 73 (4.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 659 (39.51%) JavaScript
2 424 (25.42%) C#
3 261 (15.65%) Java
4 189 (11.33%) PHP
5 172 (10.31%) SQL
6 29 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 23 (1.38%) Ruby
8 22 (1.32%) Python
9 20 (1.20%) VB
10 18 (1.08%) VB.NET
11 17 (1.02%) PHP5
12 13 (0.78%) PowerShell
13 12 (0.72%) Objective-C
14 10 (0.60%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.54%) Perl
16 8 (0.48%) ActionScript
17 7 (0.42%) XPath
18 6 (0.36%) CFML
18 6 (0.36%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 73 (4.38%) Degree
2 56 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.10%) SC Cleared
3 35 (2.10%) ISEB
4 14 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 10 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (0.54%) CCNP
6 9 (0.54%) CCNA
7 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.30%) HND
10 4 (0.24%) VCAP
11 3 (0.18%) MOS
12 2 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.12%) PMP
12 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.12%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.060%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.060%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.08%) QA
2 15 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (0.90%) SLA
3 13 (0.78%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.18%) WCAG
5 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.060%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.30%) Varnish
3 4 (0.24%) vCloud
4 3 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.060%) Firmware
6 1 (0.060%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.060%) Docker
6 1 (0.060%) qmail
6 1 (0.060%) Postfix
6 1 (0.060%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 14 (0.84%) Puppet
2 10 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.42%) TeamSite
4 6 (0.36%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.30%) SCCM
5 5 (0.30%) Plesk
6 3 (0.18%) cPanel
7 2 (0.12%) Ansible
7 2 (0.12%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.060%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.060%) systemd
8 1 (0.060%) DBAmp
8 1 (0.060%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.060%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.060%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.060%) Nagios
Vendors
1 269 (16.13%) Sitecore
2 200 (11.99%) Adobe
3 124 (7.43%) Microsoft
4 113 (6.77%) EPiServer
5 86 (5.16%) Google
6 68 (4.08%) Oracle
7 41 (2.46%) ServiceNow
8 40 (2.40%) HP
9 34 (2.04%) Ektron
10 32 (1.92%) BMC
11 30 (1.80%) CA
12 28 (1.68%) FatWire
12 28 (1.68%) Avaya
13 21 (1.26%) SAP
13 21 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (1.02%) Cisco
15 16 (0.96%) Apple
16 14 (0.84%) hybris
16 14 (0.84%) Twitter
17 13 (0.78%) IBM
City, London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Yorkshire
Amoria Bond Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £280 - 300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
J & C Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £18.00 - £22.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago