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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 37 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing CMS 29 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.23% 2.23% 3.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.31% 11.06% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+86.74% +30.30%
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
130 199 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.49% 20.18% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 105 68
Average daily rate £413 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £190 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 20
Average hourly rate £33.50 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £9.88 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.70 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 31 (56.36%) HTML
2 29 (52.73%) .NET
2 29 (52.73%) CSS
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
4 26 (47.27%) jQuery
5 25 (45.45%) C#
6 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
7 16 (29.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (29.09%) Sitecore
8 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (25.45%) Content Management
9 14 (25.45%) Windows
10 13 (23.64%) Web Services
11 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
12 10 (18.18%) ITIL
12 10 (18.18%) Scrum
12 10 (18.18%) HTML5
12 10 (18.18%) CSS3
13 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
13 9 (16.36%) MVC
14 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (12.73%) Service Management
14 7 (12.73%) CRM
15 6 (10.91%) XML
15 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
15 6 (10.91%) NUnit
15 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
15 6 (10.91%) Selenium
15 6 (10.91%) eTOM

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (29.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (10.91%) Node.js
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.27%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.45%) WordPress
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.64%) Drupal
6 1 (1.82%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Intranet
2 2 (3.64%) MPLS
2 2 (3.64%) OSPF
2 2 (3.64%) BGP
2 2 (3.64%) DOCSIS
2 2 (3.64%) Telnet
2 2 (3.64%) RIP
2 2 (3.64%) SNMP
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) VPN
2 2 (3.64%) SSH
3 1 (1.82%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.82%) 2G
3 1 (1.82%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.91%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) NUnit
1 6 (10.91%) Selenium
1 6 (10.91%) MSTest
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) French Language
4 1 (1.82%) German Language
4 1 (1.82%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.82%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.82%) Korean Language
4 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Sitecore Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Designer
9 1 (1.82%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (56.36%) HTML
2 29 (52.73%) .NET
2 29 (52.73%) CSS
3 26 (47.27%) jQuery
4 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
5 13 (23.64%) Web Services
6 10 (18.18%) HTML5
6 10 (18.18%) CSS3
7 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
8 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (10.91%) XML
9 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (10.91%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.27%) WPF
11 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
12 2 (3.64%) SOAP
12 2 (3.64%) WF
12 2 (3.64%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) User Experience
1 3 (5.45%) CMDB
2 2 (3.64%) DTV
2 2 (3.64%) MPEG
2 2 (3.64%) STB
2 2 (3.64%) Streaming Video
2 2 (3.64%) IPTV
2 2 (3.64%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.82%) Social Media
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) Content Management
3 10 (18.18%) ITIL
3 10 (18.18%) Scrum
4 9 (16.36%) MVC
5 7 (12.73%) Service Management
5 7 (12.73%) CRM
6 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.91%) eTOM
7 5 (9.09%) Analytics
7 5 (9.09%) Web Development
8 4 (7.27%) Workflow
8 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.45%) TDD
9 3 (5.45%) ITSM
10 2 (3.64%) OOP
10 2 (3.64%) OO
10 2 (3.64%) DRM
10 2 (3.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
2 25 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (9.09%) SQL
4 4 (7.27%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Sitecore
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Adobe
3 4 (7.27%) Google
4 3 (5.45%) BMC
5 2 (3.64%) CA
5 2 (3.64%) Apple
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Remedy
5 2 (3.64%) OpenText
5 2 (3.64%) RedDot
5 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.64%) Tektronix
6 1 (1.82%) Zend
6 1 (1.82%) Huawei
6 1 (1.82%) Telerik