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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 134 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing CMS 131 127 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.40% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.32% 7.49% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 82 68
Average daily rate
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£335 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £201 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £40.15 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.31% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.83 £10.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £68.25 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £13.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+208.84% -45.26%
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
1574 1696 1437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.81% 18.64% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 933 768
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 76 100
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.21 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.09 £51.45 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -13.15%

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 1 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

CMS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 33 £300 -7.69% 14
Hampshire +6 25 £335 +30.73% 13
Buckinghamshire +9 19 £450 +38.46% 8
Oxfordshire -15 18 £370 -3.26% 3
Surrey -19 14 £350 +7.69% 13
East Sussex -7 9 £250 -5.66% 1
Kent -6 4 £338 +50.00% 2
Middlesex +5 3 £300 -21.05% 1
West Sussex - 1 £500 - 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 158 (47.88%) HTML
2 134 (40.61%) CSS
3 111 (33.64%) JavaScript
4 96 (29.09%) .NET
5 92 (27.88%) Content Management
6 85 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (23.94%) C#
8 72 (21.82%) jQuery
9 71 (21.52%) ASP.NET
10 59 (17.88%) SQL
11 57 (17.27%) Web Services
12 52 (15.76%) PHP
13 49 (14.85%) ITIL
13 49 (14.85%) Sitecore CMS
13 49 (14.85%) Sitecore
14 47 (14.24%) XML
15 46 (13.94%) HTML5
16 45 (13.64%) Java
17 40 (12.12%) Service Management
17 40 (12.12%) MVC
18 37 (11.21%) Scrum
18 37 (11.21%) SQL Server
18 37 (11.21%) E-Commerce
18 37 (11.21%) CSS3
19 35 (10.61%) Drupal
20 33 (10.00%) Unit Testing
21 30 (9.09%) CRM
21 30 (9.09%) Umbraco
22 29 (8.79%) CMDB
22 29 (8.79%) User Experience

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 49 (14.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 35 (10.61%) Drupal
3 30 (9.09%) Umbraco
4 22 (6.67%) WordPress
5 17 (5.15%) Kentico
6 13 (3.94%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.03%) Apache
8 9 (2.73%) IIS
8 9 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (2.12%) Node.js
11 5 (1.52%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (1.21%) Confluence
12 4 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (1.21%) DNN
13 3 (0.91%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.91%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.91%) Sitefinity
14 2 (0.61%) Orchard CMS
14 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (5.15%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (2.12%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.61%) InDesign
5 2 (0.61%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.61%) MS Office
6 1 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Magento
2 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.30%) Agresso
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.21%) SaaS
2 4 (1.21%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.91%) GitHub
4 2 (0.61%) Office 365
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.64%) Internet
2 11 (3.33%) Intranet
3 5 (1.52%) Megaco
3 5 (1.52%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 4 (1.21%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.21%) Extranet
4 4 (1.21%) SMS
4 4 (1.21%) WAN
5 3 (0.91%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.91%) DECT
5 3 (0.91%) PCoIP
6 2 (0.61%) SSH
6 2 (0.61%) MPLS
6 2 (0.61%) OSPF
6 2 (0.61%) BGP
6 2 (0.61%) DOCSIS
6 2 (0.61%) Telnet
6 2 (0.61%) RIP
6 2 (0.61%) SNMP
6 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.18%) MySQL
3 7 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.12%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.30%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.30%) OLAP
7 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.30%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.94%) NUnit
4 11 (3.33%) Subversion
4 11 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.03%) Selenium
6 9 (2.73%) MSTest
7 8 (2.42%) Axure RP
8 6 (1.82%) JIRA
8 6 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (1.21%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.21%) Grunt
10 3 (0.91%) Bower
10 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.61%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.61%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.61%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
General
1 27 (8.18%) Marketing
2 22 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.85%) Finance
4 15 (4.55%) Publishing
5 8 (2.42%) Retail
6 4 (1.21%) Games
7 3 (0.91%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.61%) Czech Language
8 2 (0.61%) Military
8 2 (0.61%) Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.61%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.61%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.30%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 169 (51.21%) Developer
2 45 (13.64%) Analyst
3 43 (13.03%) Web Developer
4 38 (11.52%) .NET Developer
5 32 (9.70%) Business Analyst
6 26 (7.88%) Project Manager
7 25 (7.58%) ServiceNow Developer
8 20 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
9 15 (4.55%) PHP Developer
10 14 (4.24%) C# Developer
10 14 (4.24%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (3.94%) Sitecore Developer
11 13 (3.94%) Service Desk Engineer
12 12 (3.64%) Umbraco Developer
13 11 (3.33%) CMS Developer
14 10 (3.03%) Designer
14 10 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
15 8 (2.42%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (2.42%) Digital Project Manager
15 8 (2.42%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (47.88%) HTML
2 134 (40.61%) CSS
3 96 (29.09%) .NET
4 72 (21.82%) jQuery
5 71 (21.52%) ASP.NET
6 57 (17.27%) Web Services
7 47 (14.24%) XML
8 46 (13.94%) HTML5
9 37 (11.21%) CSS3
10 25 (7.58%) Ajax
11 21 (6.36%) AngularJS
12 17 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (5.15%) .NET Framework
12 17 (5.15%) LAMP
13 16 (4.85%) XHTML
13 16 (4.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (3.33%) JSON
16 10 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.79%) CMDB
1 29 (8.79%) User Experience
2 18 (5.45%) Social Media
3 12 (3.64%) W3C
4 10 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.42%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.12%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (1.82%) BBC
8 3 (0.91%) Handset
8 3 (0.91%) DTV
8 3 (0.91%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.61%) Blog
9 2 (0.61%) Google Search Appliance
9 2 (0.61%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.27%) Windows
2 8 (2.42%) Linux
3 6 (1.82%) UNIX
4 4 (1.21%) CentOS
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.30%) Android
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (27.88%) Content Management
2 85 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (14.85%) ITIL
4 40 (12.12%) Service Management
4 40 (12.12%) MVC
5 37 (11.21%) Scrum
5 37 (11.21%) E-Commerce
6 33 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 30 (9.09%) CRM
8 29 (8.79%) Workflow
9 28 (8.48%) ITSM
10 23 (6.97%) Web Development
11 21 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (6.36%) SEO
12 20 (6.06%) Migration
12 20 (6.06%) Project Management
12 20 (6.06%) OO
12 20 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
13 17 (5.15%) Business Analysis
13 17 (5.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 111 (33.64%) JavaScript
2 79 (23.94%) C#
3 59 (17.88%) SQL
4 52 (15.76%) PHP
5 45 (13.64%) Java
6 7 (2.12%) Python
7 4 (1.21%) Perl
8 2 (0.61%) C
8 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.30%) VB
9 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.30%) PHP5
9 1 (0.30%) C++
9 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.24%) Degree
1 14 (4.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.52%) ISEB
3 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.33%) QA
2 6 (1.82%) SLA
3 2 (0.61%) WCAG
3 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.61%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.12%) Puppet
2 5 (1.52%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.61%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (14.85%) Sitecore
2 29 (8.79%) BMC
3 28 (8.48%) HP
4 27 (8.18%) CA
4 27 (8.18%) ServiceNow
5 26 (7.88%) Adobe
6 21 (6.36%) Microsoft
7 16 (4.85%) Google
8 10 (3.03%) Avaya
9 8 (2.42%) Twitter
10 7 (2.12%) Facebook
11 6 (1.82%) Ektron
11 6 (1.82%) OpenText
11 6 (1.82%) RedDot
12 5 (1.52%) Oracle
12 5 (1.52%) Capita
12 5 (1.52%) FatWire
12 5 (1.52%) EPiServer
13 4 (1.21%) hybris
13 4 (1.21%) Rackspace
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