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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 33 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 6 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.26% 6.23% 4.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.23% 24.73% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 7
Average daily rate - £350 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.92 £40.00 £21.56
% change year-on-year
-67.71% +85.57%
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
65 93 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.53% 25.20% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 68 17
Average daily rate £350 £403 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +82.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £279 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Content Management
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
3 3 (42.86%) e-Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) HTML CSS Developer
1 3 (42.86%) HTML Developer
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
1 3 (42.86%) XML Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Communications Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Content Editor
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Editor
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Writer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Content Editor
3 1 (14.29%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared