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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 51 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing CMS 13 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.55% 0.71% 2.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.66% 3.60% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Average daily rate
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£380 £323 £725
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.82% -55.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
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
122 111 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.92% 19.58% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 62 38
Average daily rate £400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £67.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -71.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £10.71 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £47.63 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 - 3 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
CMS
East of England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) FatWire
2 17 (60.71%) Java
3 16 (57.14%) J2EE
4 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (50.00%) Content Management
5 11 (39.29%) B2C
5 11 (39.29%) Adobe
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) CSS
7 8 (28.57%) Adobe CQ
8 7 (25.00%) Marketing
8 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (25.00%) Legal
8 7 (25.00%) JSP
8 7 (25.00%) SOA
9 6 (21.43%) XHTML
9 6 (21.43%) XML
9 6 (21.43%) Validation
9 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
9 6 (21.43%) Ajax
9 6 (21.43%) HTML5
9 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
10 5 (17.86%) Scrum
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) OO
11 4 (14.29%) Linux
11 4 (14.29%) UNIX

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (28.57%) Adobe CQ
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 7 (25.00%) Legal
1 7 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (10.71%) CMS Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Software Asset Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) J2EE
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) CSS
3 7 (25.00%) JSP
4 6 (21.43%) HTML5
4 6 (21.43%) Ajax
4 6 (21.43%) XML
4 6 (21.43%) XHTML
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) WebCenter
6 3 (10.71%) .NET
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.57%) Spring
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.57%) Java EE
7 1 (3.57%) JSON
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Web 2.0
1 2 (7.14%) CMDB
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Content Management
3 11 (39.29%) B2C
4 7 (25.00%) SOA
4 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (21.43%) Validation
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) OO
7 3 (10.71%) RAD
7 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Software Licensing
8 2 (7.14%) Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) B2B
8 2 (7.14%) RUP
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) SEO
9 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) FQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) FatWire
2 11 (39.29%) Adobe
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.57%) Vignette
6 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.57%) Facebook
6 1 (3.57%) Twitter