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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 75 67 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing CMS 10 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.91% 1.24% 2.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.65% 6.70% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.13% +18.75%
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
215 179 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.51% 18.57% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 119 94
Average daily rate £363 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £8.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +71.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 February 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 February 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 19 (67.86%) CSS
2 18 (64.29%) HTML
2 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (50.00%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) MVC
4 10 (35.71%) jQuery
5 9 (32.14%) CSS3
5 9 (32.14%) C#
6 8 (28.57%) Subversion
6 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) Web Development
7 7 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (25.00%) Sitecore
8 6 (21.43%) MySQL
8 6 (21.43%) Web Services
8 6 (21.43%) WCF
8 6 (21.43%) HTML5
9 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (17.86%) Android
9 5 (17.86%) XHTML
9 5 (17.86%) Photoshop
9 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.29%) User Experience
10 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (14.29%) PHP
10 4 (14.29%) Java
10 4 (14.29%) CMMI
10 4 (14.29%) Content Management
10 4 (14.29%) Git (software)

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (10.71%) Kentico
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (7.14%) Drupal
3 2 (7.14%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.57%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) RavenDB
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Subversion
2 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) LLBLGen Pro
4 3 (10.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (3.57%) Grunt
6 1 (3.57%) Bower
6 1 (3.57%) Maven
6 1 (3.57%) JUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Editor
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Content Editor
7 1 (3.57%) Content Editor
7 1 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.57%) CMS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) CSS
2 18 (64.29%) HTML
3 14 (50.00%) .NET
3 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (35.71%) jQuery
5 9 (32.14%) CSS3
6 6 (21.43%) HTML5
6 6 (21.43%) WCF
6 6 (21.43%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) XHTML
8 4 (14.29%) JSON
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (10.71%) Dapper ORM
9 3 (10.71%) Sencha Touch
9 3 (10.71%) JSR 170
9 3 (10.71%) NHibernate
10 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (7.14%) XML
10 2 (7.14%) Flash
10 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.71%) W3C
3 3 (10.71%) iPhone
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Android
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) MVC
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Web Development
4 4 (14.29%) Content Management
4 4 (14.29%) CMMI
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) SEO
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Web Design
6 2 (7.14%) Online Marketing
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) Android Development
6 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.57%) Coaching
7 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (10.71%) Sencha
2 3 (10.71%) Appcelerator
2 3 (10.71%) Open Text
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.57%) Kofax
4 1 (3.57%) Vignette
4 1 (3.57%) RedDot
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