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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 52 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing CMS 16 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.86% 0.81% 1.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 3.86% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £393 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+43.86% -25.92%
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
160 207 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.60% 20.93% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 109 56
Average daily rate £415 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Average hourly rate £55.65 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.89% -15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 22 (64.71%) HTML
1 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 19 (55.88%) CSS
3 17 (50.00%) jQuery
4 12 (35.29%) HTML5
4 12 (35.29%) C#
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 12 (35.29%) .NET
5 11 (32.35%) CSS3
6 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
6 9 (26.47%) MVC
6 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (23.53%) Windows
8 7 (20.59%) Web Services
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (20.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (20.59%) Sitecore
8 7 (20.59%) User Experience
9 6 (17.65%) PHP
10 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
10 5 (14.71%) XML
10 5 (14.71%) WordPress
10 5 (14.71%) QA
10 5 (14.71%) Drupal
10 5 (14.71%) Grunt
10 5 (14.71%) Digital Media
11 4 (11.76%) Sass
11 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 4 (11.76%) Web Development

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (20.59%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (14.71%) WordPress
2 5 (14.71%) Drupal
3 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) Liferay
5 1 (2.94%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
3 3 (8.82%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) 2G
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) 3G
1 1 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Grunt
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) Firebug
General
1 3 (8.82%) Publishing
1 3 (8.82%) Games
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
3 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
3 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
3 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Specialist
3 3 (8.82%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Web Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) HTML
2 19 (55.88%) CSS
3 17 (50.00%) jQuery
4 12 (35.29%) HTML5
4 12 (35.29%) .NET
5 11 (32.35%) CSS3
6 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
7 7 (20.59%) Web Services
7 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (14.71%) XML
9 4 (11.76%) Sass
9 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
10 3 (8.82%) XHTML
10 3 (8.82%) JSON
10 3 (8.82%) WPF
10 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (5.88%) WF
11 2 (5.88%) Symfony
11 2 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) User Experience
2 5 (14.71%) Digital Media
3 3 (8.82%) Open Source
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.94%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Debian
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) MVC
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.76%) Web Development
3 3 (8.82%) CRM
3 3 (8.82%) OO
3 3 (8.82%) TDD
3 3 (8.82%) Content Management
3 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) Build Automation
4 2 (5.88%) Email Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Information Management
4 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.88%) eTOM
4 2 (5.88%) Service Management
4 2 (5.88%) B2B
4 2 (5.88%) B2C
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Scrum
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) XPath
5 1 (2.94%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
1 7 (20.59%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.88%) Zend
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) Open Text
3 1 (2.94%) RedDot
3 1 (2.94%) Remedy
3 1 (2.94%) Telerik
3 1 (2.94%) Alterian
3 1 (2.94%) Ektron
3 1 (2.94%) SendGrid
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