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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 81 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Contract jobs citing CMS 8 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 0.61% 2.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.67% 3.17% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -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
218 189 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.85% 19.11% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 121 148
Average daily rate £338 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.68 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.76% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £13.40 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.74 £16.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -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 24 December 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 December 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 23 (50.00%) HTML
1 23 (50.00%) CSS
2 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 19 (41.30%) .NET
3 17 (36.96%) Sitecore CMS
3 17 (36.96%) Sitecore
4 13 (28.26%) jQuery
4 13 (28.26%) C#
4 13 (28.26%) MVC
5 12 (26.09%) XHTML
6 11 (23.91%) Content Management
7 10 (21.74%) Photoshop
7 10 (21.74%) CSS3
8 9 (19.57%) Subversion
8 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (17.39%) Migration
9 8 (17.39%) WCF
10 7 (15.22%) Web Development
10 7 (15.22%) HTML5
10 7 (15.22%) Web Services
11 6 (13.04%) User Experience
11 6 (13.04%) Finance
12 5 (10.87%) Advertising
12 5 (10.87%) SEO
12 5 (10.87%) CMMI
12 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.87%) MySQL

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (36.96%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (6.52%) Kentico
3 2 (4.35%) EPiServer CMS
3 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.17%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.35%) InfoPath
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 3 (6.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) MySQL
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.52%) RavenDB
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Subversion
2 5 (10.87%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.52%) LLBLGen Pro
4 3 (6.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Advertising
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Web Developer
3 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Designer
3 7 (15.22%) Sitecore Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Web Designer
5 3 (6.52%) Web Editor
5 3 (6.52%) Web Content Editor
5 3 (6.52%) Content Editor
5 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) CMS Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) HTML
1 23 (50.00%) CSS
2 19 (41.30%) .NET
2 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
3 13 (28.26%) jQuery
4 12 (26.09%) XHTML
5 10 (21.74%) CSS3
6 8 (17.39%) WCF
7 7 (15.22%) HTML5
7 7 (15.22%) Web Services
8 5 (10.87%) Flash
9 4 (8.70%) JSON
9 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (6.52%) Dapper ORM
10 3 (6.52%) Sencha Touch
10 3 (6.52%) NHibernate
10 3 (6.52%) XML
11 2 (4.35%) WF
11 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) User Experience
3 5 (10.87%) W3C
4 3 (6.52%) iPhone
4 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Android
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) MVC
2 11 (23.91%) Content Management
3 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.39%) Migration
5 7 (15.22%) Web Development
6 5 (10.87%) Online Marketing
6 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.87%) SEO
6 5 (10.87%) CMMI
6 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.70%) TDD
7 4 (8.70%) Web Design
8 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.52%) SOA
8 3 (6.52%) B2B
8 3 (6.52%) B2C
8 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.26%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ISEB
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Sitecore
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Adobe
3 3 (6.52%) Open Text
3 3 (6.52%) Sencha
3 3 (6.52%) Appcelerator
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) EPiServer
4 2 (4.35%) RedDot
4 2 (4.35%) Kofax