The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 29 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing CMS 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.23% 1.97% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 12.50% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +221.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-32.53% +4.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Application Platforms Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
33 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.58% 15.75% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 15
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £220 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £31.75 £29.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £29.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £29.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (75.00%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (75.00%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Kentico
3 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy