The first table below looks at the demand for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Leicestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 37 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing CMS 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.81% 0.90% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.41% 5.88% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
Application Platforms Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
49 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.76% 15.38% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 15
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £443 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £30.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +215.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CMS
East Midlands

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Leicestershire region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Leicestershire region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 9 £350 - 1
Market Harborough - 1 - -
CMS
East Midlands

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 11 (61.11%) HTML
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
1 11 (61.11%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) Web Development
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) Content Management
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) XHTML
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
5 4 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) JSP
5 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 4 (22.22%) SEO
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
6 3 (16.67%) Web Design
6 3 (16.67%) E-business
6 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
6 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.11%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Drupal

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Drupal
2 2 (11.11%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.56%) DNN
3 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
3 1 (5.56%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Content Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Joomla! Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
1 11 (61.11%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) jQuery
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (27.78%) XHTML
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (22.22%) HTML5
4 4 (22.22%) CSS3
4 4 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (22.22%) JSP
4 4 (22.22%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Web Development
2 6 (33.33%) Content Management
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) SEO
5 3 (16.67%) Web Design
5 3 (16.67%) E-business
5 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe