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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 140 119 143
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Contract jobs citing CMS 815 878 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.81% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.85% 10.11% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 589 455
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 24
Average hourly rate £30.25 £18.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.05% -28.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.22 £11.10 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.58 £20.90 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £16.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+150.93% -37.25%
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
9204 8686 7892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.40% 17.87% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5937 5296 4523
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 349 407
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £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 2 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 2 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 2 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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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 -28 455 £388 +1.97% 157
South East -12 127 £330 +10.00% 64
East of England +19 56 £380 -1.93% 29
South West +4 41 £310 +3.33% 23
North West -23 39 £328 +9.16% 34
Yorkshire -24 39 £350 +16.66% 37
West Midlands -9 37 £250 -23.07% 28
East Midlands -9 9 £398 +98.75% 12
South Coast - 3 - -
Midlands -5 2 £581 -
North East -16 2 £313 +0.80% 3
CMS
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CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 676 (41.81%) HTML
2 632 (39.08%) CSS
3 624 (38.59%) JavaScript
4 533 (32.96%) .NET
5 495 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
6 417 (25.79%) C#
7 397 (24.55%) Content Management
8 352 (21.77%) ASP.NET
9 341 (21.09%) jQuery
10 333 (20.59%) MVC
11 260 (16.08%) HTML5
12 253 (15.65%) Sitecore CMS
12 253 (15.65%) Sitecore
13 251 (15.52%) Java
14 238 (14.72%) SQL Server
15 231 (14.29%) Umbraco
16 222 (13.73%) E-Commerce
17 210 (12.99%) Web Services
18 207 (12.80%) CSS3
19 196 (12.12%) Adobe
20 186 (11.50%) Scrum
21 180 (11.13%) PHP
22 172 (10.64%) SQL
23 162 (10.02%) User Experience
24 161 (9.96%) ASP.NET MVC
25 152 (9.40%) TDD
26 150 (9.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
27 149 (9.21%) XML
28 148 (9.15%) AngularJS
29 147 (9.09%) Web Development

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 253 (15.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 231 (14.29%) Umbraco
3 150 (9.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 104 (6.43%) Drupal
5 81 (5.01%) WordPress
6 77 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 73 (4.51%) Kentico
8 49 (3.03%) Node.js
9 44 (2.72%) Apache
10 40 (2.47%) IIS
11 37 (2.29%) Sitefinity
12 32 (1.98%) Tomcat
13 25 (1.55%) JBoss
13 25 (1.55%) EPiServer CMS
14 24 (1.48%) Joomla!
15 23 (1.42%) DNN
16 18 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (0.80%) Magnolia
17 13 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
18 11 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 93 (5.75%) Photoshop
2 46 (2.84%) MS Excel
3 30 (1.86%) MS Office
4 19 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.49%) MS Project
8 6 (0.37%) InDesign
9 4 (0.25%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.062%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.062%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.062%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (1.42%) Tridion
2 21 (1.30%) Magento
3 19 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.62%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.12%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.12%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.062%) Agresso
7 1 (0.062%) Summit
7 1 (0.062%) SAP EBP
7 1 (0.062%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.062%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.062%) Shopify
7 1 (0.062%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.062%) INSURE/90
7 1 (0.062%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.60%) Google Analytics
2 39 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.98%) Adobe Analytics
4 22 (1.36%) GitHub
5 16 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (0.93%) SaaS
7 9 (0.56%) Office 365
8 7 (0.43%) PaaS
9 4 (0.25%) Taleo
9 4 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.19%) IaaS
10 3 (0.19%) Force.com
11 1 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.062%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.062%) Trello
11 1 (0.062%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.062%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.062%) Yammer
11 1 (0.062%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.53%) Intranet
2 47 (2.91%) Internet
3 18 (1.11%) VoIP
4 17 (1.05%) Extranet
5 16 (0.99%) HTTP
6 15 (0.93%) Avaya Modular Messaging
7 14 (0.87%) WAN
8 12 (0.74%) CTI
9 11 (0.68%) ISDN
9 11 (0.68%) H.323
9 11 (0.68%) Firewall
10 10 (0.62%) LAN
11 8 (0.49%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.49%) SNMP
12 7 (0.43%) DNS
13 6 (0.37%) SMS
13 6 (0.37%) Network Security
14 5 (0.31%) Megaco
15 4 (0.25%) SSH
15 4 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 110 (6.80%) MySQL
3 40 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 18 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 14 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 13 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 11 (0.68%) Big Data
9 11 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.56%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.43%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.25%) MS Access
14 4 (0.25%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 91 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 62 (3.83%) Visual Studio
3 56 (3.46%) JIRA
4 50 (3.09%) Selenium
5 47 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (2.47%) Subversion
7 38 (2.35%) NUnit
8 35 (2.16%) Grunt
9 30 (1.86%) Cucumber
10 28 (1.73%) Maven
11 23 (1.42%) Bower
12 22 (1.36%) JUnit
13 18 (1.11%) TeamCity
14 16 (0.99%) Jenkins
15 14 (0.87%) WebDriver
16 13 (0.80%) Jasmine
17 12 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
18 11 (0.68%) Eclipse
18 11 (0.68%) Axure RP
19 10 (0.62%) Xcode
General
1 141 (8.72%) Finance
2 128 (7.92%) Marketing
3 96 (5.94%) Retail
4 73 (4.51%) Publishing
5 55 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.61%) Banking
7 22 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.18%) Advertising
9 15 (0.93%) Legal
9 15 (0.93%) Automotive
10 14 (0.87%) Multimedia
11 12 (0.74%) Law
12 11 (0.68%) Games
13 8 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.43%) Local Government
15 6 (0.37%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.31%) French Language
17 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 894 (55.29%) Developer
2 198 (12.24%) .NET Developer
3 179 (11.07%) Analyst
3 179 (11.07%) Web Developer
4 114 (7.05%) Project Manager
5 102 (6.31%) Front-End Developer
6 90 (5.57%) Architect
7 85 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 75 (4.64%) Sitecore Developer
9 71 (4.39%) Java Developer
10 56 (3.46%) C# Developer
10 56 (3.46%) Senior Developer
11 54 (3.34%) CMS Developer
12 45 (2.78%) PHP Developer
12 45 (2.78%) Umbraco Developer
13 40 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
14 36 (2.23%) ASP.NET Developer
14 36 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
15 35 (2.16%) ServiceNow Developer
16 28 (1.73%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 676 (41.81%) HTML
2 632 (39.08%) CSS
3 533 (32.96%) .NET
4 352 (21.77%) ASP.NET
5 341 (21.09%) jQuery
6 260 (16.08%) HTML5
7 210 (12.99%) Web Services
8 207 (12.80%) CSS3
9 161 (9.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 149 (9.21%) XML
11 148 (9.15%) AngularJS
12 118 (7.30%) .NET Framework
13 90 (5.57%) Ajax
14 85 (5.26%) WCF
15 80 (4.95%) J2EE
16 74 (4.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 68 (4.21%) REST
18 66 (4.08%) XHTML
19 64 (3.96%) Sass
20 63 (3.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 162 (10.02%) User Experience
2 63 (3.90%) Mobile App
3 58 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 55 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.47%) W3C
7 39 (2.41%) CMDB
8 38 (2.35%) Social Media
9 29 (1.79%) iPad
10 26 (1.61%) Digital Media
11 22 (1.36%) E-Learning
12 19 (1.18%) GIS
13 13 (0.80%) Data Centre
14 12 (0.74%) iPhone
14 12 (0.74%) Copywriting
15 9 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (0.56%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (0.37%) New Media
17 6 (0.37%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 76 (4.70%) Windows
2 67 (4.14%) Linux
3 35 (2.16%) Apple iOS
4 19 (1.18%) Android
5 15 (0.93%) UNIX
6 10 (0.62%) CentOS
6 10 (0.62%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.12%) webOS
11 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.12%) NetWare
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.062%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (24.55%) Content Management
3 333 (20.59%) MVC
4 222 (13.73%) E-Commerce
5 186 (11.50%) Scrum
6 152 (9.40%) TDD
7 147 (9.09%) Web Development
8 125 (7.73%) CRM
9 108 (6.68%) Project Management
10 106 (6.56%) OO
11 101 (6.25%) ITIL
11 101 (6.25%) Analytics
12 92 (5.69%) Unit Testing
13 88 (5.44%) SEO
14 86 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 81 (5.01%) Workflow
16 77 (4.76%) BDD
17 75 (4.64%) Responsive Web Design
18 74 (4.58%) Migration
19 73 (4.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 624 (38.59%) JavaScript
2 417 (25.79%) C#
3 251 (15.52%) Java
4 180 (11.13%) PHP
5 172 (10.64%) SQL
6 29 (1.79%) Python
7 23 (1.42%) T-SQL
7 23 (1.42%) VB
8 21 (1.30%) Ruby
9 17 (1.05%) VB.NET
10 15 (0.93%) PHP5
11 14 (0.87%) PowerShell
12 11 (0.68%) Objective-C
12 11 (0.68%) Perl
13 9 (0.56%) ActionScript
13 9 (0.56%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.43%) XPath
14 7 (0.43%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.43%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 79 (4.89%) Degree
2 58 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.54%) ISEB
4 35 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.56%) CCNP
7 9 (0.56%) CCNA
8 8 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.37%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.31%) HND
11 3 (0.19%) MOS
12 2 (0.12%) PMP
12 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.12%) VCAP
13 1 (0.062%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.062%) IIBA
13 1 (0.062%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.062%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.83%) QA
2 19 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.05%) ISO 9000
4 15 (0.93%) SLA
5 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.19%) WCAG
6 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.062%) EMIR
8 1 (0.062%) WAI
8 1 (0.062%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.062%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.25%) Varnish
3 3 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.12%) vCloud
4 2 (0.12%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.062%) Docker
5 1 (0.062%) Firmware
5 1 (0.062%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.062%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.062%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (0.80%) Puppet
2 10 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.56%) TeamSite
4 6 (0.37%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.31%) SCCM
5 5 (0.31%) Plesk
6 3 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.19%) cPanel
7 2 (0.12%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.062%) Ansible
8 1 (0.062%) DBAmp
8 1 (0.062%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.062%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.062%) Nagios
Vendors
1 253 (15.65%) Sitecore
2 196 (12.12%) Adobe
3 128 (7.92%) Microsoft
4 117 (7.24%) EPiServer
5 85 (5.26%) Google
6 71 (4.39%) Oracle
7 43 (2.66%) HP
8 40 (2.47%) ServiceNow
9 35 (2.16%) Ektron
10 32 (1.98%) BMC
11 30 (1.86%) CA
12 28 (1.73%) SAP
13 25 (1.55%) Avaya
14 24 (1.48%) FatWire
15 22 (1.36%) hybris
16 19 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (0.93%) Twitter
18 14 (0.87%) OpenText
19 13 (0.80%) RedDot
19 13 (0.80%) Cisco
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Rate: From £350 to £380 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum (direct contract with Client)
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day per day (Ltd. Co. basis)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £150 to £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £36000 - £41000 Per Annum 6 month fixed term / possible exte
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