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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 45 69 90
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +21
Contract jobs citing CMS 24 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.76% 1.00% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.11% 5.03% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £176 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £380 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
183 199 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.03% 19.98% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 104 82
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.61 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £18.90 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 (45.00%) HTML
2 16 (40.00%) User Experience
3 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 12 (30.00%) HTML5
5 11 (27.50%) jQuery
6 9 (22.50%) Content Management
6 9 (22.50%) C#
6 9 (22.50%) CSS
6 9 (22.50%) Project Management
7 8 (20.00%) MVC
7 8 (20.00%) XML
7 8 (20.00%) .NET
7 8 (20.00%) Degree
7 8 (20.00%) Open Source
8 7 (17.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (17.50%) Sitecore
8 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
8 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) Photoshop
9 6 (15.00%) XHTML
9 6 (15.00%) QA
9 6 (15.00%) JSON
9 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.00%) CSS3
9 6 (15.00%) Sass
9 6 (15.00%) Grunt
10 5 (12.50%) Analytics
10 5 (12.50%) Subversion
10 5 (12.50%) Marketing
10 5 (12.50%) Oracle

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (17.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.00%) Drupal
3 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.50%) Liferay
4 1 (2.50%) DNN
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) NFC
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Grunt
2 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Selenium
3 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (12.50%) Publishing
1 5 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Games
3 3 (7.50%) Danish Language
3 3 (7.50%) Dutch Language
3 3 (7.50%) Italian Language
3 3 (7.50%) Japanese Language
3 3 (7.50%) Korean Language
3 3 (7.50%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (7.50%) Spanish Language
3 3 (7.50%) Swedish Language
4 1 (2.50%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Front-End Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Web Producer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.50%) QA Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Web Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Website Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) HTML5
3 11 (27.50%) jQuery
4 9 (22.50%) CSS
5 8 (20.00%) .NET
5 8 (20.00%) XML
6 6 (15.00%) JSON
6 6 (15.00%) XHTML
6 6 (15.00%) CSS3
6 6 (15.00%) Sass
7 4 (10.00%) Ajax
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.00%) JSP
8 3 (7.50%) WCF
8 3 (7.50%) WebCenter
8 3 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (5.00%) Web Services
10 1 (2.50%) Flash
10 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) User Experience
2 8 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (7.50%) W3C
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.00%) New Media
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Project Management
1 9 (22.50%) Content Management
2 8 (20.00%) MVC
3 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) Analytics
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
6 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.50%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) DSDM
7 3 (7.50%) Web Analytics
8 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Time Management
8 2 (5.00%) Change Control
8 2 (5.00%) Information Management
8 2 (5.00%) Document Management
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) E-business
9 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) XPath
6 1 (2.50%) Lua
6 1 (2.50%) PHP5
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (17.50%) Sitecore
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Adobe
4 3 (7.50%) Open Text
5 1 (2.50%) Alterian
5 1 (2.50%) Zend
5 1 (2.50%) Lotus
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
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