The first table below looks at the demand for Content Management 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 Content Management over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 58 48 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Contract jobs citing Content Management 15 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.40% 2.85% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 4.00% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate £188 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 550 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.18% 71.24% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 236 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Content Management
Berkshire

Content Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Content Management across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Content Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Content Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Content Management across the Reading region.

Content Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Content Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Content Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Content Management Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Content Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Content Management across the Reading region.

Content Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Content Management 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 Content Management.

1 18 (69.23%) CMS
2 16 (61.54%) Publishing
3 13 (50.00%) HTML
4 12 (46.15%) CSS
5 10 (38.46%) MS Office
5 10 (38.46%) HTML5
6 9 (34.62%) Time Management
6 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
6 9 (34.62%) Project Management
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
7 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 8 (30.77%) QA
8 7 (26.92%) jQuery
8 7 (26.92%) Games
9 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (23.08%) XML
10 5 (19.23%) Struts
10 5 (19.23%) Java
10 5 (19.23%) Photoshop
10 5 (19.23%) Ajax
10 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Spring
10 5 (19.23%) Smartphone
10 5 (19.23%) JSON
10 5 (19.23%) Sencha
10 5 (19.23%) CSS3
10 5 (19.23%) Sencha Touch
10 5 (19.23%) Struts2

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Content Management 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 Content Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (69.23%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Office
2 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
3 5 (19.23%) Photoshop
4 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 3 (11.54%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) Xcode
2 1 (3.85%) PhoneGap
General
1 16 (61.54%) Publishing
2 7 (26.92%) Games
3 6 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile Web Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Support Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Content Editor
5 1 (3.85%) Content Editor
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Web Editor
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
3 10 (38.46%) HTML5
4 7 (26.92%) jQuery
5 6 (23.08%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) Struts
6 5 (19.23%) Ajax
6 5 (19.23%) Spring
6 5 (19.23%) JSON
6 5 (19.23%) CSS3
6 5 (19.23%) Sencha Touch
6 5 (19.23%) Struts2
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
8 3 (11.54%) SOAP
8 3 (11.54%) REST
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 2 (7.69%) .NET
10 1 (3.85%) Flash
10 1 (3.85%) XHTML
10 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Smartphone
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) New Media
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Online Games
4 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Android
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Time Management
1 9 (34.62%) Project Management
2 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Web Application Development
5 3 (11.54%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) E-Procurement
5 3 (11.54%) Web Development
5 3 (11.54%) Android Development
5 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Security Management
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Information Management
7 1 (3.85%) Validation
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.85%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Sencha
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.85%) IBM