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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 62 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing CMS 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.80% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.64% 3.81% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Average daily rate
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£313 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £210 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +22.22%
Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
151 105 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.16% 14.66% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 50
Average daily rate £350 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £147 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +40.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 1 August 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 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) NUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Kentico
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Product Management
5 2 (22.22%) Velocity
5 2 (22.22%) DNN
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (22.22%) Kentico
1 2 (22.22%) DNN
2 1 (11.11%) Content Management Server
2 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Velocity
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Product Management
4 2 (22.22%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle