The first table below looks at the demand for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire 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 49 40 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing CMS 13 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.95% 2.60% 1.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.57% 13.45% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £305 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £22.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-43.14% +23.61%
Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
123 119 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.47% 19.32% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 87
Average daily rate £350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £180 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.24 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £26.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
CMS
East of England

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Hertfordshire 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
St Albans - 3 - - 3
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
CMS
East of England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (47.37%) HTML
2 17 (44.74%) UNIX
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 15 (39.47%) CSS
5 14 (36.84%) Service Delivery
6 11 (28.95%) Java
6 11 (28.95%) Linux
6 11 (28.95%) Apache
7 10 (26.32%) HTML5
8 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (21.05%) MySQL
8 8 (21.05%) MVC
8 8 (21.05%) Internet
9 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
9 7 (18.42%) jQuery
9 7 (18.42%) Scrum
9 7 (18.42%) Ajax
10 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (15.79%) Marketing
10 6 (15.79%) JSON
10 6 (15.79%) DNS
10 6 (15.79%) DHCP
10 6 (15.79%) HTTP
10 6 (15.79%) Oracle
10 6 (15.79%) REST
10 6 (15.79%) CSS3
10 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (28.95%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) WordPress
4 2 (5.26%) Joomla!
4 2 (5.26%) Drupal
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Tridion
2 1 (2.63%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Internet
2 6 (15.79%) DHCP
2 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 6 (15.79%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
1 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
1 5 (13.16%) Ant
2 4 (10.53%) JUnit
2 4 (10.53%) Maven
2 4 (10.53%) Selenium
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Mockito
2 4 (10.53%) IntelliJ
3 2 (5.26%) Toad
4 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (15.79%) Marketing
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Local Government
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Online Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Data Modeller
6 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.26%) DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Portal Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (2.63%) User Experience Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) HTML
2 15 (39.47%) CSS
3 10 (26.32%) HTML5
4 7 (18.42%) jQuery
4 7 (18.42%) Ajax
5 6 (15.79%) JSON
5 6 (15.79%) REST
5 6 (15.79%) CSS3
6 5 (13.16%) Spring
6 5 (13.16%) .NET
6 5 (13.16%) JSP
6 5 (13.16%) SOAP
6 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 5 (13.16%) XML
7 4 (10.53%) JDBC
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.89%) Flash
8 3 (7.89%) Apache Flex
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) CMDB
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) UNIX
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Service Delivery
2 8 (21.05%) MVC
3 7 (18.42%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
5 5 (13.16%) TDD
5 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Content Management
7 3 (7.89%) Web Development
7 3 (7.89%) Web Design
8 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Usability Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Section 508
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) Adobe
3 3 (7.89%) Facebook
4 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.63%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) Stellent
4 1 (2.63%) Endeca
4 1 (2.63%) Yahoo!
4 1 (2.63%) Zend
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.63%) hybris