The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 59 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Contract jobs citing CMS 16 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 1.29% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.52% 5.34% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £329 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +31.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £13.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+22.94% -26.38%
CMS
Berkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
168 262 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.81% 24.15% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 156 75
Average daily rate £500 £425 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £146.00 £13.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 18 (56.25%) HTML
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 12 (37.50%) User Experience
4 11 (34.38%) HTML5
5 10 (31.25%) jQuery
6 9 (28.13%) CSS
7 7 (21.88%) XML
7 7 (21.88%) Project Management
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) CSS3
8 6 (18.75%) Sass
8 6 (18.75%) Grunt
9 5 (15.63%) Digital Media
9 5 (15.63%) Marketing
9 5 (15.63%) JSON
9 5 (15.63%) Subversion
9 5 (15.63%) Content Management
9 5 (15.63%) QA
9 5 (15.63%) Open Source
9 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
9 5 (15.63%) XHTML
9 5 (15.63%) SQL
9 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle
10 4 (12.50%) C#
10 4 (12.50%) PHP
10 4 (12.50%) .NET
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.50%) MVC

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (12.50%) Drupal
2 3 (9.38%) WordPress
2 3 (9.38%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.25%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.13%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.13%) Liferay
4 1 (3.13%) DNN
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) NFC
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Grunt
2 5 (15.63%) Subversion
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Publishing
3 2 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Danish Language
3 2 (6.25%) Dutch Language
3 2 (6.25%) Italian Language
3 2 (6.25%) Japanese Language
3 2 (6.25%) Korean Language
3 2 (6.25%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (6.25%) Spanish Language
3 2 (6.25%) Swedish Language
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) QA Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Web Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Website Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Web Producer
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) HTML5
3 10 (31.25%) jQuery
4 9 (28.13%) CSS
5 7 (21.88%) XML
6 6 (18.75%) CSS3
6 6 (18.75%) Sass
7 5 (15.63%) XHTML
7 5 (15.63%) JSON
8 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 4 (12.50%) Ajax
8 4 (12.50%) .NET
9 3 (9.38%) JSP
9 3 (9.38%) WCF
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (6.25%) WebCenter
10 2 (6.25%) Web Services
11 1 (3.13%) Java EE
11 1 (3.13%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) User Experience
2 5 (15.63%) Open Source
2 5 (15.63%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.25%) Copywriting
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) W3C
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Content Management
3 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
4 4 (12.50%) MVC
4 4 (12.50%) Web Development
4 4 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) DSDM
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Web Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Computer Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) Web Marketing
7 1 (3.13%) Email Marketing
7 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VBScript
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) XPath
6 1 (3.13%) PHP5
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Adobe
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Open Text
3 3 (9.38%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.13%) SendGrid
4 1 (3.13%) Alterian
4 1 (3.13%) Zend
4 1 (3.13%) Lotus
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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