The first table below looks at the demand for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 Slough 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 25 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.41% 1.80% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.38% 16.67% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £270 £300 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £276 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £360 £325
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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
39 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 15.66% 10.79% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 18
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £276 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £14.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CMS
Berkshire

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Slough

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

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

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) SEO
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) FatWire
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Laravel
5 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) Copywriting
5 1 (11.11%) WCF

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Broadband
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Pentaho
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Content Manager
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Online Content Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Content Editor
3 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Editor
3 1 (11.11%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Laravel
5 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SEO
1 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) FatWire
2 1 (11.11%) Huawei
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Open Text