The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 45 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing CMS 15 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.07% 1.42% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.15% 7.53% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.16%
CMS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
106 93 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.72% 18.83% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 35 31
Average daily rate £419 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.72% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £173 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 10
Average hourly rate £31.00 £15.50 £28.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Essex region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Essex region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Basildon - 8 £438 - 2
Colchester - - - - 1
Thurrock - - - -
CMS
East of England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 9 (36.00%) Marketing
3 9 (36.00%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (36.00%) Umbraco
4 8 (32.00%) Content Management
4 8 (32.00%) B2C
4 8 (32.00%) MVC
5 6 (24.00%) FatWire
5 6 (24.00%) XML
5 6 (24.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) B2B
6 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (20.00%) J2EE
6 5 (20.00%) Adobe
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) jQuery
7 4 (16.00%) JSON
7 4 (16.00%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 3 (12.00%) IIS
8 3 (12.00%) OO
8 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (12.00%) WebCenter
8 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.00%) WebSphere

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (36.00%) Umbraco
2 4 (16.00%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Ant
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 9 (36.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (24.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Umbraco Developer
6 3 (12.00%) CMS Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Marketing Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Marketing Project Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) J2EE
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
5 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (12.00%) WebCenter
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) HTML
6 2 (8.00%) Ajax
6 2 (8.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) CSS
6 2 (8.00%) JSP
6 2 (8.00%) XHTML
7 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.00%) Spring
7 1 (4.00%) Web Services
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (4.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Social Media
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (32.00%) Content Management
3 8 (32.00%) B2C
3 8 (32.00%) MVC
4 6 (24.00%) B2B
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 2 (8.00%) RUP
7 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.00%) Email Marketing
8 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Use Case
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) FQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) FatWire
2 5 (20.00%) Adobe
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Vignette
5 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.00%) Facebook
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter