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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 46 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Contract jobs citing CMS 3 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.84% 5.05% 4.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% 25.00% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Average daily rate
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£290 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £515 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.84 £12.65 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+175.37% -29.72%
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
120 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.52% 20.18% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 20 36
Average daily rate £413 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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
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 28 August 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (27.27%) Sitecore
4 5 (22.73%) CSS3
4 5 (22.73%) Content Management
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) OO
5 4 (18.18%) PHP
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) MySQL
5 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) Drupal
5 4 (18.18%) JSON
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 4 (18.18%) Subversion
5 4 (18.18%) OO PHP
5 4 (18.18%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 4 (18.18%) HTML5

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (18.18%) Drupal
3 3 (13.64%) Umbraco
4 2 (9.09%) Zimbra
5 1 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (4.55%) Alfresco
5 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.55%) InDesign
2 1 (4.55%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Business Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 5 (22.73%) CSS3
3 5 (22.73%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) JSON
5 3 (13.64%) Sass
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (9.09%) Ajax
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.09%) WCF
7 1 (4.55%) Flash
7 1 (4.55%) XHTML
7 1 (4.55%) LAMP
7 1 (4.55%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Social Media
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 2 (9.09%) Google Search Appliance
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (22.73%) Content Management
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 4 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) OO PHP
3 4 (18.18%) Business Process Mapping
4 3 (13.64%) Time Management
4 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (13.64%) OOP
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) PHP5
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Sitecore
2 2 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe