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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 117 138 118
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs citing CMS 151 103 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 1.21% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.90% 6.91% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 69 61
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£325 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.29 £43.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.76% +224.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £42.35 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £45.15 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+48.09% -42.10%
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
1696 1490 1482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.28% 17.52% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 820 755
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 78 85
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -20.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.57 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 21 November 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
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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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 -2 43 £315 -3.07% 12
Surrey +9 28 £325 +30.00% 7
Oxfordshire -4 27 £450 +23.28% 5
Hampshire -12 21 £325 +16.07% 18
Buckinghamshire 0 20 £323 -0.76% 4
Middlesex - 5 £275 - 1
Kent - 2 - - 5
East Sussex - - - - 3
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 137 (45.21%) HTML
2 121 (39.93%) CSS
3 110 (36.30%) JavaScript
4 76 (25.08%) jQuery
5 74 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (22.77%) HTML5
7 63 (20.79%) Content Management
8 60 (19.80%) Marketing
9 58 (19.14%) Drupal
10 57 (18.81%) .NET
11 53 (17.49%) PHP
12 47 (15.51%) ASP.NET
12 47 (15.51%) XML
13 46 (15.18%) CSS3
14 45 (14.85%) C#
14 45 (14.85%) MySQL
14 45 (14.85%) E-Commerce
15 42 (13.86%) MVC
16 34 (11.22%) SEO
17 33 (10.89%) Scrum
18 32 (10.56%) Microsoft
18 32 (10.56%) Apache
18 32 (10.56%) WordPress
19 31 (10.23%) Publishing
20 30 (9.90%) SQL Server
20 30 (9.90%) User Experience
21 29 (9.57%) Oracle
22 27 (8.91%) Finance
23 24 (7.92%) Migration
23 24 (7.92%) Java

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 58 (19.14%) Drupal
2 32 (10.56%) WordPress
2 32 (10.56%) Apache
3 24 (7.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 16 (5.28%) Joomla!
4 16 (5.28%) Alfresco
5 15 (4.95%) Umbraco
5 15 (4.95%) TeamSite
6 13 (4.29%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.96%) Tomcat
8 11 (3.63%) Kentico
9 9 (2.97%) IBM Notes
10 8 (2.64%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (2.31%) Liferay
12 4 (1.32%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (1.32%) Confluence
12 4 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.32%) uWSGI
13 3 (0.99%) Magnolia
Applications
1 21 (6.93%) Photoshop
2 11 (3.63%) MS Office
2 11 (3.63%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.66%) MS Project
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.97%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.31%) Tridion
3 6 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.32%) Magento
5 3 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.99%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.66%) AWD
6 2 (0.66%) SAP CS
7 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.96%) Intranet
2 11 (3.63%) Internet
3 5 (1.65%) NFC
4 3 (0.99%) Firewall
4 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.99%) DNS
4 3 (0.99%) Cisco ICM
4 3 (0.99%) DHCP
4 3 (0.99%) Broadband
4 3 (0.99%) VoIP
5 1 (0.33%) WAN
5 1 (0.33%) LAN
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) HTTP
5 1 (0.33%) RFID
5 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.85%) MySQL
2 30 (9.90%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.94%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.95%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (2.64%) SAP BW
7 7 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.66%) SAP BI
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.33%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 22 (7.26%) Subversion
2 21 (6.93%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.60%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.95%) JIRA
5 11 (3.63%) Maven
6 9 (2.97%) Dreamweaver
6 9 (2.97%) Grunt
7 8 (2.64%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.98%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.32%) Selenium
11 3 (0.99%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.99%) NUnit
11 3 (0.99%) JSUnit
11 3 (0.99%) Xdebug
12 2 (0.66%) Firebug
13 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.33%) StarTeam
General
1 60 (19.80%) Marketing
2 31 (10.23%) Publishing
3 27 (8.91%) Finance
4 13 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.29%) Retail
5 8 (2.64%) Spanish Language
6 7 (2.31%) Portuguese Language
6 7 (2.31%) German Language
7 6 (1.98%) Italian Language
7 6 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.65%) Legal
8 5 (1.65%) Banking
9 3 (0.99%) Games
9 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.99%) Electronics
10 2 (0.66%) Automotive
10 2 (0.66%) Danish Language
10 2 (0.66%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.66%) French Language
10 2 (0.66%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 148 (48.84%) Developer
2 39 (12.87%) Project Manager
3 35 (11.55%) Web Developer
4 34 (11.22%) Front-End Developer
5 33 (10.89%) Analyst
6 24 (7.92%) Business Analyst
6 24 (7.92%) PHP Developer
7 22 (7.26%) .NET Developer
8 19 (6.27%) Digital Project Manager
9 12 (3.96%) Java Developer
10 9 (2.97%) C# Developer
10 9 (2.97%) SAP Business Analyst
10 9 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (2.97%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (2.64%) Architect
12 7 (2.31%) IT Project Manager
12 7 (2.31%) Front-End Web Developer
12 7 (2.31%) CMS Developer
12 7 (2.31%) UI Developer
12 7 (2.31%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (45.21%) HTML
2 121 (39.93%) CSS
3 76 (25.08%) jQuery
4 69 (22.77%) HTML5
5 57 (18.81%) .NET
6 47 (15.51%) ASP.NET
6 47 (15.51%) XML
7 46 (15.18%) CSS3
8 23 (7.59%) SOAP
8 23 (7.59%) Web Services
9 22 (7.26%) Ajax
10 20 (6.60%) JSON
11 15 (4.95%) Spring
12 14 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (3.96%) RESTful
13 12 (3.96%) Hibernate
13 12 (3.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (3.63%) EJB
15 10 (3.30%) XHTML
15 10 (3.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.90%) User Experience
2 22 (7.26%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.28%) Social Media
4 14 (4.62%) W3C
5 13 (4.29%) Open Source
6 12 (3.96%) Digital Media
7 11 (3.63%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.97%) Blog
9 5 (1.65%) Copywriting
10 4 (1.32%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.99%) DTV
11 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.99%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.66%) NHS
12 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.66%) Social Network
12 2 (0.66%) FMCG
12 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.60%) Linux
2 10 (3.30%) Windows
2 10 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (2.31%) UNIX
4 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.65%) Debian
5 4 (1.32%) Android
5 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (20.79%) Content Management
3 45 (14.85%) E-Commerce
4 42 (13.86%) MVC
5 34 (11.22%) SEO
6 33 (10.89%) Scrum
7 24 (7.92%) Migration
8 23 (7.59%) Web Development
9 22 (7.26%) CRM
9 22 (7.26%) Kanban
9 22 (7.26%) Analytics
9 22 (7.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (6.60%) Digital Marketing
10 20 (6.60%) Project Management
11 19 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (5.94%) Web Design
12 18 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (5.61%) BDD
14 15 (4.95%) OO
15 14 (4.62%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 110 (36.30%) JavaScript
2 53 (17.49%) PHP
3 45 (14.85%) C#
4 24 (7.92%) Java
5 22 (7.26%) SQL
6 11 (3.63%) Python
7 10 (3.30%) Perl
8 8 (2.64%) PHP5
9 7 (2.31%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.31%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.66%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.66%) C
11 1 (0.33%) XPath
11 1 (0.33%) PHP4
11 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.33%) VBA
11 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.26%) Degree
2 11 (3.63%) ISEB
3 5 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.33%) HNC
5 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.28%) QA
2 5 (1.65%) WCAG
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) Shibboleth
2 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) XenApp
3 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.31%) Puppet
2 6 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) WMI
3 1 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 32 (10.56%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.57%) Oracle
3 24 (7.92%) Sitecore
4 17 (5.61%) SAP
4 17 (5.61%) Adobe
5 11 (3.63%) EPiServer
6 10 (3.30%) Google
6 10 (3.30%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.97%) Lotus
8 8 (2.64%) Interwoven
8 8 (2.64%) Zend
9 5 (1.65%) Open Text
9 5 (1.65%) Ektron
10 4 (1.32%) Avaya
10 4 (1.32%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.32%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.99%) Cisco
11 3 (0.99%) IBM
11 3 (0.99%) Wyse
11 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
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