The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Reading region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 52 49 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Contract jobs citing CMS 18 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.98% 2.35% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.65% 11.89% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 3
Average daily rate
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£335 £275 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -40.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £452
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £550 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £25.25 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-48.51% +44.20%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
208 185 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.93% 19.76% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 83 68
Average daily rate £363 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £247 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -48.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
CMS
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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
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 11 July 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 21 (51.22%) HTML
2 19 (46.34%) Content Management
3 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 15 (36.59%) HTML5
5 13 (31.71%) CSS
5 13 (31.71%) Publishing
5 13 (31.71%) jQuery
6 12 (29.27%) XML
6 12 (29.27%) Project Management
7 10 (24.39%) .NET
7 10 (24.39%) C#
8 9 (21.95%) MVC
8 9 (21.95%) Risk Management
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
9 8 (19.51%) Time Management
9 8 (19.51%) Ajax
10 7 (17.07%) Web Development
10 7 (17.07%) Degree
10 7 (17.07%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (17.07%) Sitecore
10 7 (17.07%) JSON
10 7 (17.07%) QA
10 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (17.07%) Java
10 7 (17.07%) Photoshop
10 7 (17.07%) CSS3
11 6 (14.63%) Open Source
11 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
11 6 (14.63%) MS Office
11 6 (14.63%) Subversion

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (17.07%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) DNN
3 1 (2.44%) WordPress
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Photoshop
2 6 (14.63%) MS Office
3 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) NFC
2 1 (2.44%) PBX
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Subversion
2 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.32%) JIRA
3 3 (7.32%) Selenium
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Grunt
4 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) Xcode
5 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.44%) PhoneGap
General
1 13 (31.71%) Publishing
2 6 (14.63%) Games
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
4 3 (7.32%) Danish Language
4 3 (7.32%) Dutch Language
4 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 3 (7.32%) Italian Language
4 3 (7.32%) Japanese Language
4 3 (7.32%) Korean Language
4 3 (7.32%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (7.32%) Spanish Language
4 3 (7.32%) Swedish Language
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Web Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile Web Developer
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.32%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Web Producer
4 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Website Manager
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Web Editor
6 1 (2.44%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) HTML
2 15 (36.59%) HTML5
3 13 (31.71%) CSS
3 13 (31.71%) jQuery
4 12 (29.27%) XML
5 10 (24.39%) .NET
6 8 (19.51%) Ajax
7 7 (17.07%) JSON
7 7 (17.07%) CSS3
8 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
9 4 (9.76%) Struts2
9 4 (9.76%) XHTML
9 4 (9.76%) Spring
9 4 (9.76%) JSP
9 4 (9.76%) Struts
9 4 (9.76%) Sencha Touch
10 3 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (7.32%) Sass
10 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (7.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Open Source
2 4 (9.76%) Smartphone
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) W3C
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.88%) New Media
5 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.44%) Handset
5 1 (2.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.88%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Content Management
2 12 (29.27%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) MVC
3 9 (21.95%) Risk Management
4 8 (19.51%) Time Management
5 7 (17.07%) Web Development
5 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
7 4 (9.76%) Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Web Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) DSDM
9 2 (4.88%) OO
9 2 (4.88%) Document Management
9 2 (4.88%) Android Development
9 2 (4.88%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.44%) WFM
10 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 10 (24.39%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) VBScript
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) Lua
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Sitecore
3 4 (9.76%) Sencha
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Adobe
4 3 (7.32%) Open Text
5 1 (2.44%) Nortel
5 1 (2.44%) Avaya
5 1 (2.44%) Lotus
5 1 (2.44%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
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