The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 45 40 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Contract jobs citing CMS 24 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.07% 2.45% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.81% 12.15% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 11
Average daily rate
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£365 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £344 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-35.12% +8.33%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
162 107 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.69% 20.19% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 43 99
Average daily rate £365 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 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 £14.20 £12.27 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £49.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
Watford +1 4 £250 -39.39% 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
CMS
East of England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 20 (51.28%) HTML
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 19 (48.72%) CSS
4 14 (35.90%) Java
5 13 (33.33%) UNIX
6 12 (30.77%) Apache
6 12 (30.77%) Linux
6 12 (30.77%) MySQL
7 11 (28.21%) Scrum
8 10 (25.64%) MVC
9 9 (23.08%) jQuery
9 9 (23.08%) HTML5
10 8 (20.51%) JSON
10 8 (20.51%) Internet
10 8 (20.51%) .NET
11 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
11 7 (17.95%) Spring
11 7 (17.95%) Ajax
11 7 (17.95%) Marketing
11 7 (17.95%) REST
11 7 (17.95%) CSS3
12 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
12 6 (15.38%) BDD
12 6 (15.38%) WordPress
12 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
12 6 (15.38%) Subversion
12 6 (15.38%) Content Management
12 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (15.38%) TDD

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (30.77%) Apache
2 6 (15.38%) WordPress
2 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.82%) Umbraco
4 4 (10.26%) Drupal
4 4 (10.26%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.56%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.56%) Node.js
5 1 (2.56%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
1 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Internet
2 6 (15.38%) DHCP
2 6 (15.38%) HTTP
2 6 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Intranet
3 1 (2.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
3 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 6 (15.38%) Subversion
1 6 (15.38%) Ant
1 6 (15.38%) JUnit
1 6 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 5 (12.82%) IntelliJ
2 5 (12.82%) Maven
2 5 (12.82%) Selenium
2 5 (12.82%) Mockito
3 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (17.95%) Marketing
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Publishing
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.82%) Designer
5 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Portal Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Magento Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.56%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) HTML
2 19 (48.72%) CSS
3 9 (23.08%) jQuery
3 9 (23.08%) HTML5
4 8 (20.51%) JSON
4 8 (20.51%) .NET
5 7 (17.95%) Spring
5 7 (17.95%) Ajax
5 7 (17.95%) REST
5 7 (17.95%) CSS3
6 6 (15.38%) JSP
6 6 (15.38%) SOAP
6 6 (15.38%) Web Services
7 5 (12.82%) XML
7 5 (12.82%) JDBC
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Social Media
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) EPoS
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) UNIX
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Scrum
2 10 (25.64%) MVC
3 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 6 (15.38%) BDD
4 6 (15.38%) Content Management
4 6 (15.38%) TDD
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Analytics
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 3 (7.69%) Usability Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.13%) Time Management
8 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
1 3 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (5.13%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) CyberSource
3 1 (2.56%) DataCash
3 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.56%) Zend
3 1 (2.56%) Sitecore