The first table below looks at the demand for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes 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 63 40 66
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Contract jobs citing CMS 5 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.57% 2.28% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.86% 9.68% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate £613 £141 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+333.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
175 124 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.89% 23.53% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 64 65
Average daily rate £380 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £110 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CMS
Buckinghamshire

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (40.91%) Kentico
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 6 (27.27%) SOA
3 6 (27.27%) HTML5
4 5 (22.73%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (22.73%) WiX
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) MSI
4 5 (22.73%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 5 (22.73%) PHP
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) NUnit
4 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
4 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
4 5 (22.73%) WCF
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Publishing
5 4 (18.18%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (13.64%) Change Control

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (40.91%) Kentico
2 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
3 4 (18.18%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Project
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (22.73%) WiX
2 5 (22.73%) MSI
2 5 (22.73%) NUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (18.18%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) HTML5
3 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
3 5 (22.73%) WCF
3 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) Ajax
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Economics
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Scrum
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) SOA
3 5 (22.73%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
3 5 (22.73%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) TDD
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) System Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Information Management
4 3 (13.64%) Document Management
4 3 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) User Stories
6 1 (4.55%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Siebel
3 2 (9.09%) webMethods
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com