The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 42 56 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing CMS 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.42% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.95% 2.90% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£735 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £21.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+85.79% +44.06%
CMS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
84 69 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.86% 15.47% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 21
Average daily rate £425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.19 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 5 £735 - 2
CMS
South West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 15 (93.75%) .NET
1 15 (93.75%) CRM
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Content Management
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 14 (87.50%) Change Control
2 14 (87.50%) SOA
2 14 (87.50%) UML
2 14 (87.50%) SAP
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) ISEB
2 14 (87.50%) GIS
2 14 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 14 (87.50%) Workflow
2 14 (87.50%) Manufacturing
3 13 (81.25%) ISO 9000
3 13 (81.25%) Web Services
3 13 (81.25%) ITIL
3 13 (81.25%) PRINCE2
3 13 (81.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (81.25%) Retail
3 13 (81.25%) Information Security
4 12 (75.00%) C#
5 11 (68.75%) VB
6 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
10 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Summit
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (87.50%) Manufacturing
2 13 (81.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Architect
1 14 (87.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Developer
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
3 13 (81.25%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) JSP
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) GIS
1 14 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) CRM
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Content Management
2 14 (87.50%) Change Control
2 14 (87.50%) SOA
2 14 (87.50%) UML
2 14 (87.50%) Workflow
3 13 (81.25%) ITIL
3 13 (81.25%) PRINCE2
3 13 (81.25%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) ISEB
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) ISO 9000
1 13 (81.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
2 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) SAP
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Veeam
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.25%) Zerto