The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 55 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing CMS 24 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.22% 1.12% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.48% 5.59% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £230 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £345 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.31% -20.83%
CMS
West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
209 179 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.35% 19.98% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 113 119
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £14.38 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.82% -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 25 (43.10%) HTML
1 25 (43.10%) CSS
2 19 (32.76%) .NET
3 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 18 (31.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 18 (31.03%) Sitecore
4 15 (25.86%) C#
4 15 (25.86%) MVC
5 13 (22.41%) XHTML
6 12 (20.69%) jQuery
7 10 (17.24%) WCF
7 10 (17.24%) Content Management
7 10 (17.24%) Photoshop
8 9 (15.52%) Migration
8 9 (15.52%) Web Services
8 9 (15.52%) Marketing
8 9 (15.52%) Finance
9 8 (13.79%) Advertising
9 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (13.79%) CSS3
9 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (12.07%) Subversion
11 6 (10.34%) Online Marketing
11 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
11 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.34%) HTML5
12 5 (8.62%) User Experience
12 5 (8.62%) SEO
12 5 (8.62%) CMMI

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (31.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) WordPress
3 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.17%) Kentico
4 2 (3.45%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Photoshop
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Intranet
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.17%) EDRMS
3 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.17%) RavenDB
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Subversion
2 5 (8.62%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.17%) LLBLGen Pro
4 3 (5.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
1 9 (15.52%) Marketing
2 8 (13.79%) Advertising
3 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Web Developer
3 8 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Designer
4 6 (10.34%) Web Designer
5 5 (8.62%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Sitecore Developer
6 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Web Editor
7 3 (5.17%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Web Content Editor
7 3 (5.17%) Content Editor
7 3 (5.17%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) HTML
1 25 (43.10%) CSS
2 19 (32.76%) .NET
3 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 13 (22.41%) XHTML
5 12 (20.69%) jQuery
6 10 (17.24%) WCF
7 9 (15.52%) Web Services
8 8 (13.79%) CSS3
9 6 (10.34%) HTML5
10 5 (8.62%) Flash
11 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (5.17%) Dapper ORM
12 3 (5.17%) Sencha Touch
12 3 (5.17%) WF
12 3 (5.17%) NHibernate
12 3 (5.17%) JSON
12 3 (5.17%) XML
13 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
2 5 (8.62%) W3C
3 3 (5.17%) iPhone
3 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) IVR
5 1 (1.72%) Statistics
5 1 (1.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
1 3 (5.17%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (5.17%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) MVC
2 10 (17.24%) Content Management
3 9 (15.52%) Migration
4 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.34%) Online Marketing
5 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.62%) CMMI
6 5 (8.62%) SEO
6 5 (8.62%) TDD
7 4 (6.90%) Web Development
7 4 (6.90%) B2B
7 4 (6.90%) B2C
8 3 (5.17%) Project Management
8 3 (5.17%) Workflow
8 3 (5.17%) SOA
8 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.17%) Web Design
8 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 15 (25.86%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.45%) Erlang
5 2 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) VB
6 1 (1.72%) Ruby
6 1 (1.72%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
1 1 (1.72%) COBIT
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.72%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Sitecore
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Adobe
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) EPiServer
4 3 (5.17%) Kofax
4 3 (5.17%) Sencha
4 3 (5.17%) Appcelerator
5 2 (3.45%) Avaya
5 2 (3.45%) Open Text
5 2 (3.45%) RedDot
6 1 (1.72%) Perforce
6 1 (1.72%) FatWire
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