The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 20 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 11 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.51% 4.39% 3.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.64% 15.52% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
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£363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
CMS
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
56 58 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 22.95% 28.29% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 20
Average daily rate £375 £380 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £23.75 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.75 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (33.33%) Content Management
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Blog
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) Joomla!
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Publishing
4 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Omniture
4 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
4 2 (13.33%) MS Project
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) ODBC
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Joomla!
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Drupal
2 2 (13.33%) uWSGI
3 1 (6.67%) Magnolia
3 1 (6.67%) concrete5
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) Kentico
3 1 (6.67%) Alfresco
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
3 1 (6.67%) TeamSite
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
1 1 (6.67%) Tridion
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) NFC
1 1 (6.67%) RFID
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ODBC
2 2 (13.33%) WSGI
2 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) OAuth
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) Symfony
3 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (6.67%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blog
1 2 (13.33%) Social Media
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Kinect
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Content Management
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Android Development
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (26.67%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (13.33%) Omniture
2 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Open Text
3 1 (6.67%) Zend
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
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