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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 64 47 64
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs citing CMS 38 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.34% 2.92% 1.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.95% 18.02% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 8
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£325 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £171 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £415 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.04 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £12.65 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+204.50% -42.50%
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
318 172 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.57% 16.21% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 101 106
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.60 £13.20 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -63.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.02 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 32 (60.38%) CSS
2 31 (58.49%) JavaScript
2 31 (58.49%) HTML
3 23 (43.40%) jQuery
4 22 (41.51%) .NET
4 22 (41.51%) MVC
5 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET
5 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (32.08%) PHP
7 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
8 15 (28.30%) C#
9 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
10 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (18.87%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (18.87%) Sitecore
12 9 (16.98%) XML
13 8 (15.09%) HTML5
13 8 (15.09%) CSS3
14 7 (13.21%) TDD
14 7 (13.21%) Web Development
14 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
14 7 (13.21%) Finance
14 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (13.21%) User Experience
15 6 (11.32%) MySQL
15 6 (11.32%) Ajax
15 6 (11.32%) Entity Framework
15 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
16 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
16 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (18.87%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (7.55%) Apache Solr
2 4 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) Drupal
3 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.89%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) DPNSS
2 1 (1.89%) QSIG
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) PBX
2 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) MySQL
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) JUnit
2 2 (3.77%) Maven
2 2 (3.77%) Grunt
2 2 (3.77%) Bower
3 1 (1.89%) NSubstitute
3 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.89%) Ant
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.89%) NUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.89%) Moq
3 1 (1.89%) Gradle
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (83.02%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Web Developer
3 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.98%) PHP Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Sitecore Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (7.55%) UX Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (5.66%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (5.66%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Designer
7 2 (3.77%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) CSS
2 31 (58.49%) HTML
3 23 (43.40%) jQuery
4 22 (41.51%) .NET
5 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET
5 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
7 9 (16.98%) XML
8 8 (15.09%) HTML5
8 8 (15.09%) CSS3
9 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
10 6 (11.32%) Ajax
10 6 (11.32%) Entity Framework
11 5 (9.43%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (9.43%) Symfony
11 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (7.55%) JSON
13 3 (5.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) IVR
3 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) MVC
2 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.21%) TDD
3 7 (13.21%) Web Development
4 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (9.43%) OOP
4 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.55%) SOA
5 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.55%) Project Management
5 4 (7.55%) SEO
5 4 (7.55%) Content Management
5 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.55%) Analytics
5 4 (7.55%) Line Management
5 4 (7.55%) Microservices
6 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Multivariate Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) JavaScript
2 17 (32.08%) PHP
3 15 (28.30%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) SQL
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
1 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Varnish
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.77%) VMware
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe
3 1 (1.89%) Avaya
3 1 (1.89%) OpenText
3 1 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.89%) Twitter
3 1 (1.89%) Vignette
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago