The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 106 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 147 137 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.61% 1.55% 1.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.62% 9.26% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 80 84
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£325 £316 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £162 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Average hourly rate £12.30 £19.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.10% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £16.65 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.85 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-32.53% +4.16%
CMS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1705 1479 1760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.64% 16.72% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 819 838
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 69 90
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Berkshire +15 54 £330 +7.75% 17
Surrey +10 28 £313 -1.96% 6
Hampshire -17 27 £300 +7.14% 14
Oxfordshire 0 17 £363 +81.25% 9
Buckinghamshire +5 10 £313 +47.05% 4
Kent -6 4 £225 -52.63% 1
West Sussex -7 3 £315 -23.17% 1
Middlesex -8 3 £350 -22.22%
East Sussex - - - - 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 124 (43.36%) HTML
2 106 (37.06%) CSS
3 99 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 71 (24.83%) Content Management
5 65 (22.73%) .NET
5 65 (22.73%) jQuery
6 63 (22.03%) C#
7 58 (20.28%) HTML5
8 57 (19.93%) PHP
9 51 (17.83%) ASP.NET
10 45 (15.73%) MVC
10 45 (15.73%) Marketing
11 42 (14.69%) MySQL
12 40 (13.99%) E-Commerce
13 39 (13.64%) SQL Server
13 39 (13.64%) Drupal
13 39 (13.64%) CSS3
14 36 (12.59%) Sitecore CMS
14 36 (12.59%) Sitecore
15 35 (12.24%) XML
16 34 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (11.19%) SEO
18 29 (10.14%) Scrum
18 29 (10.14%) Web Services
18 29 (10.14%) Microsoft
19 28 (9.79%) Web Development
20 26 (9.09%) Finance
21 25 (8.74%) Analytics
22 23 (8.04%) SQL
22 23 (8.04%) Open Source

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 39 (13.64%) Drupal
2 36 (12.59%) Sitecore CMS
3 21 (7.34%) Apache
4 20 (6.99%) WordPress
5 15 (5.24%) Umbraco
6 12 (4.20%) Joomla!
6 12 (4.20%) Adobe CQ
7 11 (3.85%) Magnolia
8 10 (3.50%) TeamSite
9 9 (3.15%) SharePoint
9 9 (3.15%) IBM Notes
10 7 (2.45%) Kentico
11 6 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.40%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.40%) uWSGI
13 3 (1.05%) Node.js
13 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
13 3 (1.05%) Confluence
13 3 (1.05%) DNN
Applications
1 16 (5.59%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.50%) MS Office
3 7 (2.45%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.70%) MS Project
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Google Analytics
1 4 (1.40%) Magento
2 3 (1.05%) Tridion
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
1 1 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.20%) Intranet
2 8 (2.80%) Internet
3 5 (1.75%) NFC
4 4 (1.40%) Broadband
4 4 (1.40%) HTTP
5 3 (1.05%) DNS
5 3 (1.05%) DHCP
5 3 (1.05%) VoIP
5 3 (1.05%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (1.05%) Firewall
5 3 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.35%) RFID
6 1 (0.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.35%) LAN
6 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.69%) MySQL
2 39 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.05%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.70%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.70%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.70%) Big Data
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (7.34%) Subversion
2 10 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.15%) JIRA
3 9 (3.15%) Jasmine
3 9 (3.15%) Grunt
4 8 (2.80%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.45%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.10%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.40%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.40%) Selenium
8 3 (1.05%) NUnit
8 3 (1.05%) JSUnit
9 1 (0.35%) Xcode
9 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.35%) Ant
9 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (15.73%) Marketing
2 26 (9.09%) Finance
3 22 (7.69%) Publishing
4 16 (5.59%) Retail
5 9 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.45%) French Language
6 7 (2.45%) German Language
7 6 (2.10%) Dutch Language
7 6 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.10%) Games
8 5 (1.75%) Portuguese Language
8 5 (1.75%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.75%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.40%) Legal
9 4 (1.40%) Automotive
10 3 (1.05%) Danish Language
10 3 (1.05%) Japanese Language
10 3 (1.05%) Korean Language
10 3 (1.05%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 148 (51.75%) Developer
2 36 (12.59%) Web Developer
3 28 (9.79%) PHP Developer
4 25 (8.74%) Analyst
5 24 (8.39%) Project Manager
6 22 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 21 (7.34%) Front-End Developer
8 17 (5.94%) Sitecore Developer
8 17 (5.94%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (3.85%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.50%) Digital Project Manager
12 9 (3.15%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 9 (3.15%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.15%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (2.10%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.10%) Consultant
13 6 (2.10%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (43.36%) HTML
2 106 (37.06%) CSS
3 65 (22.73%) .NET
3 65 (22.73%) jQuery
4 58 (20.28%) HTML5
5 51 (17.83%) ASP.NET
6 39 (13.64%) CSS3
7 35 (12.24%) XML
8 29 (10.14%) Web Services
9 18 (6.29%) Ajax
9 18 (6.29%) JSON
10 17 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (5.24%) LAMP
12 14 (4.90%) XHTML
13 13 (4.55%) SOAP
14 12 (4.20%) WCF
15 8 (2.80%) Sass
15 8 (2.80%) Spring
15 8 (2.80%) Flash
15 8 (2.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.04%) Open Source
2 19 (6.64%) Social Media
3 17 (5.94%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.80%) W3C
5 6 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.10%) Blog
6 5 (1.75%) CMDB
6 5 (1.75%) Copywriting
6 5 (1.75%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.40%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.05%) Kindle
8 3 (1.05%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.70%) New Media
9 2 (0.70%) iPad
9 2 (0.70%) Social Network
9 2 (0.70%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.70%) DTV
9 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.94%) Linux
2 13 (4.55%) Windows
3 8 (2.80%) UNIX
4 6 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.40%) Android
6 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.05%) Debian
7 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (24.83%) Content Management
2 45 (15.73%) MVC
3 40 (13.99%) E-Commerce
4 34 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (11.19%) SEO
6 29 (10.14%) Scrum
7 28 (9.79%) Web Development
8 25 (8.74%) Analytics
9 22 (7.69%) Project Management
10 20 (6.99%) Migration
10 20 (6.99%) Digital Marketing
11 19 (6.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 18 (6.29%) Unit Testing
13 17 (5.94%) Web Design
13 17 (5.94%) Web Analytics
13 17 (5.94%) OO
14 16 (5.59%) BDD
15 15 (5.24%) TDD
15 15 (5.24%) Kanban
16 13 (4.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 63 (22.03%) C#
3 57 (19.93%) PHP
4 23 (8.04%) SQL
5 21 (7.34%) Java
6 13 (4.55%) Perl
7 9 (3.15%) PHP5
8 8 (2.80%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.80%) Python
8 8 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.75%) VBScript
10 4 (1.40%) VB
11 3 (1.05%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.70%) Scala
13 1 (0.35%) PHP4
13 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.35%) XPath
13 1 (0.35%) Lua
Qualifications
1 18 (6.29%) Degree
2 10 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.75%) ISEB
5 3 (1.05%) PMP
5 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.94%) QA
2 5 (1.75%) WCAG
3 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.40%) Shibboleth
2 3 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) XenApp
3 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.45%) Puppet
2 4 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (12.59%) Sitecore
2 29 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.69%) Oracle
4 17 (5.94%) Adobe
5 11 (3.85%) Google
6 9 (3.15%) Lotus
7 8 (2.80%) Ektron
8 7 (2.45%) Zend
8 7 (2.45%) HP
8 7 (2.45%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.10%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.10%) EPiServer
10 5 (1.75%) Open Text
10 5 (1.75%) Interwoven
10 5 (1.75%) SAP
11 4 (1.40%) Avaya
11 4 (1.40%) BMC
11 4 (1.40%) CA
11 4 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.05%) Cisco
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