The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Leeds 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 42 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+26 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 34 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.20% 1.54% 1.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.77% 6.03% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £310 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-42.22% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
172 232 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.17% 25.58% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 117 133
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £378 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.20 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
CMS
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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 21 (35.59%) .NET
2 19 (32.20%) HTML
2 19 (32.20%) CSS
3 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.42%) Sitecore CMS
3 15 (25.42%) Sitecore
4 14 (23.73%) C#
4 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
5 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
6 11 (18.64%) MVC
6 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.25%) Web Services
8 8 (13.56%) UNIX
8 8 (13.56%) Finance
8 8 (13.56%) Content Management
8 8 (13.56%) jQuery
9 7 (11.86%) WCF
9 7 (11.86%) Advertising
9 7 (11.86%) Intranet
9 7 (11.86%) XHTML
9 7 (11.86%) Java
9 7 (11.86%) HTML5
10 6 (10.17%) Semantic Web
10 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (10.17%) CSS3
10 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
10 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.17%) RDF
10 6 (10.17%) WordPress
10 6 (10.17%) Marketing

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (25.42%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (10.17%) WordPress
3 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.08%) Umbraco
5 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.39%) Drupal
7 1 (1.69%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.39%) MS Project
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Intranet
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) MySQL
3 4 (6.78%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.39%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Advertising
3 6 (10.17%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Local Government
5 2 (3.39%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Developer
2 6 (10.17%) Designer
2 6 (10.17%) Architect
2 6 (10.17%) Technical Architect
2 6 (10.17%) Web Developer
2 6 (10.17%) CMS Developer
3 5 (8.47%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Web Designer
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.08%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.08%) PHP Developer
5 3 (5.08%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) .NET
2 19 (32.20%) HTML
2 19 (32.20%) CSS
3 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.25%) Web Services
5 8 (13.56%) jQuery
6 7 (11.86%) WCF
6 7 (11.86%) XHTML
6 7 (11.86%) HTML5
7 6 (10.17%) CSS3
8 5 (8.47%) SOAP
8 5 (8.47%) RESTful
9 4 (6.78%) WF
10 3 (5.08%) Symfony
10 3 (5.08%) XML
10 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (3.39%) Flash
11 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
12 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Semantic Web
2 2 (3.39%) Social Media
2 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) W3C
2 2 (3.39%) Statistics
2 2 (3.39%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.69%) iPhone
3 1 (1.69%) Blog
3 1 (1.69%) IVR
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.69%) NHS
3 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) UNIX
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) MVC
1 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.56%) Content Management
3 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
3 6 (10.17%) RDF
4 5 (8.47%) Migration
4 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.78%) Workflow
5 4 (6.78%) Web Design
6 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.08%) Web Development
6 3 (5.08%) SOA
6 3 (5.08%) B2B
6 3 (5.08%) B2C
6 3 (5.08%) CMMI
6 3 (5.08%) Project Management
6 3 (5.08%) Online Marketing
7 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
2 14 (23.73%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) Java
4 5 (8.47%) PHP
5 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.08%) SQL
7 2 (3.39%) Erlang
8 1 (1.69%) PHP5
8 1 (1.69%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
1 2 (3.39%) COBIT
2 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Sitecore
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) Kofax
4 3 (5.08%) Adobe
5 2 (3.39%) Avaya
5 2 (3.39%) Perforce
5 2 (3.39%) FatWire
5 2 (3.39%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.69%) Open Text
6 1 (1.69%) RedDot
6 1 (1.69%) Sony
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator
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