The first table below looks at the demand for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS 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 Application Platforms category for the Sheffield 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 System (CMS)
Rank 28 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing CMS 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.83% 1.12% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.05% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £280 £253 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
Application Platforms Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.72% 17.88% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 16
Average daily rate £280 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £173 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £27.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +139.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CMS
South Yorkshire

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) MySQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (23.08%) Magnolia
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Umbraco
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
5 3 (23.08%) RESTful
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (23.08%) Moq
5 3 (23.08%) ReSharper
5 3 (23.08%) NHibernate

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (23.08%) Magnolia
1 3 (23.08%) Umbraco
1 3 (23.08%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (15.38%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 3 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (23.08%) Moq
3 3 (23.08%) ReSharper
3 3 (23.08%) NUnit
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) Hudson
5 1 (7.69%) Maven
5 1 (7.69%) Ant
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Trainer
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Akka
5 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Velocity
5 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Process Management
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter
3 1 (7.69%) Ektron
3 1 (7.69%) Pega
3 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle