The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 35 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing CMS 32 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.34% 2.93% 4.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.50% 22.06% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 14
Average daily rate
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£365 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.57% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £155 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £282 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +50.00%
CMS
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
173 68 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.44% 13.28% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 35 72
Average daily rate £388 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.03% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £175 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.09 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £15.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 22 £350 +100.00% 1
Bicester +3 2 £375 - 2
CMS
South East

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 24 (42.11%) E-Commerce
2 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.07%) CSS
3 16 (28.07%) MySQL
4 15 (26.32%) PHP
5 14 (24.56%) HTML
6 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
6 13 (22.81%) Migration
7 12 (21.05%) Apache
7 12 (21.05%) Content Management
7 12 (21.05%) Umbraco
7 12 (21.05%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (21.05%) Sitecore
8 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
8 11 (19.30%) Drupal
9 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
9 10 (17.54%) C#
9 10 (17.54%) .NET
9 10 (17.54%) Web Services
10 9 (15.79%) Python
10 9 (15.79%) Puppet
10 9 (15.79%) CSS3
11 8 (14.04%) HTML5
11 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (14.04%) Degree
11 8 (14.04%) JSON
11 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
11 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (14.04%) Scrum
11 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 12 (21.05%) Apache
1 12 (21.05%) Umbraco
1 12 (21.05%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (19.30%) Drupal
3 6 (10.53%) Zimbra
4 5 (8.77%) uWSGI
4 5 (8.77%) Alfresco
5 4 (7.02%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (7.02%) Liferay
6 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.75%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (7.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Magento
1 4 (7.02%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) SaaS
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) WAN
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) MySQL
2 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.28%) Subversion
4 3 (5.26%) Maven
5 2 (3.51%) JIRA
5 2 (3.51%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (3.51%) Grunt
5 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.51%) Bower
6 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.28%) Publishing
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) Analyst
2 19 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (12.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (7.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) CMS Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) CSS
2 14 (24.56%) HTML
3 10 (17.54%) .NET
3 10 (17.54%) Web Services
4 9 (15.79%) CSS3
5 8 (14.04%) HTML5
5 8 (14.04%) JSON
5 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
6 7 (12.28%) jQuery
7 6 (10.53%) Ajax
7 6 (10.53%) XML
7 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (8.77%) WSGI
8 5 (8.77%) ODBC
8 5 (8.77%) RESTful
8 5 (8.77%) Regular Expression
9 4 (7.02%) Django
9 4 (7.02%) LAMP
9 4 (7.02%) Sass
9 4 (7.02%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) User Experience
2 6 (10.53%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (10.53%) Google Search Appliance
3 5 (8.77%) Social Media
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) UNIX
2 2 (3.51%) CentOS
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) E-Commerce
2 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.81%) Migration
4 12 (21.05%) Content Management
5 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
6 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.04%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity
7 7 (12.28%) DevOps
7 7 (12.28%) CRM
8 5 (8.77%) Workflow
8 5 (8.77%) Project Management
8 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.77%) Time Management
8 5 (8.77%) Web Development
9 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.02%) Web Application Development
9 4 (7.02%) Business Process Mapping
10 3 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) PHP
2 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.54%) C#
4 9 (15.79%) Python
5 6 (10.53%) SQL
6 5 (8.77%) Java
7 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.51%) Perl
9 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Puppet
2 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Sitecore
2 6 (10.53%) Google
2 6 (10.53%) Adobe
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
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