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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 48 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing CMS 21 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.25% 1.81% 1.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.46% 8.60% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £325 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £388 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £12.65 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+204.50% -42.50%
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
156 186 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.68% 21.04% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 83 71
Average daily rate £440 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 14
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.90 £8.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.20 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 23 (42.59%) HTML
1 23 (42.59%) CSS
2 20 (37.04%) .NET
3 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 17 (31.48%) jQuery
5 16 (29.63%) C#
5 16 (29.63%) Content Management
6 13 (24.07%) ITIL
7 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (22.22%) Sitecore
8 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
8 11 (20.37%) CRM
9 10 (18.52%) Service Management
10 9 (16.67%) Scrum
11 8 (14.81%) eTOM
11 8 (14.81%) Incident Management
12 7 (12.96%) HTML5
12 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (12.96%) CSS3
12 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
12 7 (12.96%) Windows
12 7 (12.96%) Web Services
13 6 (11.11%) NUnit
13 6 (11.11%) Selenium
13 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
13 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (11.11%) Node.js
13 6 (11.11%) MongoDB

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (11.11%) Node.js
3 4 (7.41%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.56%) Drupal
5 2 (3.70%) WordPress
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.85%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.85%) Magnolia
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Intranet
2 2 (3.70%) MPLS
2 2 (3.70%) OSPF
2 2 (3.70%) BGP
2 2 (3.70%) DOCSIS
2 2 (3.70%) RIP
2 2 (3.70%) SNMP
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) VPN
2 2 (3.70%) Telnet
2 2 (3.70%) SSH
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
3 1 (1.85%) QSIG
3 1 (1.85%) PBX
3 1 (1.85%) VoIP
3 1 (1.85%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 6 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) NUnit
1 6 (11.11%) Selenium
1 6 (11.11%) MSTest
2 2 (3.70%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Publishing
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
2 3 (5.56%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) French Language
4 1 (1.85%) German Language
4 1 (1.85%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.85%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.85%) Korean Language
4 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Web Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Service Desk Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Designer
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) UX Designer
9 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Agile Business Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) HTML
1 23 (42.59%) CSS
2 20 (37.04%) .NET
3 17 (31.48%) jQuery
4 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
5 7 (12.96%) Web Services
5 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
5 7 (12.96%) HTML5
5 7 (12.96%) CSS3
6 6 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (7.41%) XML
8 2 (3.70%) SOAP
8 2 (3.70%) RESTful
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.70%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.85%) Sass
9 1 (1.85%) JSON
9 1 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) User Experience
2 3 (5.56%) CMDB
3 2 (3.70%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.70%) MPEG
3 2 (3.70%) DTV
3 2 (3.70%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.70%) STB
3 2 (3.70%) IPTV
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) IVR
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) W3C
4 1 (1.85%) Social Media
4 1 (1.85%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Content Management
2 13 (24.07%) ITIL
3 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.37%) CRM
5 10 (18.52%) Service Management
6 9 (16.67%) Scrum
7 8 (14.81%) eTOM
7 8 (14.81%) Incident Management
8 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Analytics
10 4 (7.41%) SDLC
10 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
11 3 (5.56%) Project Management
11 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.56%) MVC
11 3 (5.56%) Workflow
12 2 (3.70%) Validation
12 2 (3.70%) ITSM
12 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
12 2 (3.70%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.63%) C#
3 3 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (3.70%) SQL
5 1 (1.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Sitecore
2 5 (9.26%) Huawei
3 4 (7.41%) Adobe
3 4 (7.41%) Google
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) BMC
5 2 (3.70%) CA
5 2 (3.70%) Apple
5 2 (3.70%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) Tektronix
5 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.85%) Avaya
6 1 (1.85%) Remedy
6 1 (1.85%) OpenText
6 1 (1.85%) RedDot