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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 79 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Contract jobs citing CMS 15 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.12% 2.17% 3.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.03% 10.04% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 13
Average daily rate
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£295 £353 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% +13.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £475 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.58 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+67.00% +50.00%
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
298 249 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.31% 21.61% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 162 104
Average daily rate £338 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £9.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +53.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 18 (72.00%) CSS
2 17 (68.00%) HTML
3 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (44.00%) .NET
4 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (40.00%) jQuery
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (36.00%) C#
6 9 (36.00%) PHP
7 8 (32.00%) MVC
7 8 (32.00%) MySQL
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (24.00%) Web Development
8 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.00%) CSS3
9 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (16.00%) Umbraco
10 4 (16.00%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (16.00%) Sitecore
10 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
10 4 (16.00%) Java
10 4 (16.00%) OO
11 3 (12.00%) Web Services
11 3 (12.00%) XML
11 3 (12.00%) JSR 170
11 3 (12.00%) Sass
11 3 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (16.00%) Umbraco
1 4 (16.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.00%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) EDRMS
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) Grunt
2 2 (8.00%) Bower
3 1 (4.00%) NSubstitute
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) NUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.00%) Moq
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (12.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) CSS
2 17 (68.00%) HTML
3 11 (44.00%) .NET
3 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (40.00%) jQuery
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 5 (20.00%) CSS3
6 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (12.00%) JSR 170
8 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) Sass
8 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
9 2 (8.00%) LESS
9 2 (8.00%) WCF
10 1 (4.00%) WF
10 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Open Source
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) MVC
3 6 (24.00%) Web Development
4 4 (16.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Web Design
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) Android Development
5 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Insight
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) PHP
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) OpenText
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Kofax
3 1 (4.00%) Vignette
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter