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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 94 107 100
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing CMS 201 150 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.98% 1.58% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.61% 9.43% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 76 70
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£348 £312 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £160 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.06 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.24% +29.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.83 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.00 £118.75 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.06 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.51% +29.73%
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
1732 1591 1399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.03% 16.80% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 846 758
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 85 101
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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
Berkshire +24 86 £330 -1.49% 14
Buckinghamshire +11 31 £394 +12.50% 14
Oxfordshire -9 26 £350 +100.00% 4
Surrey +8 24 £356 -10.93% 14
Hampshire -12 18 £304 +14.62% 14
East Sussex -7 11 £375 +29.31% 8
Middlesex +3 2 £313 -17.76% 1
Kent -4 2 £290 -26.58% 5
West Sussex -20 2 - - 3
Isle of Wight - - - -
Sussex - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 220 (51.40%) HTML
2 207 (48.36%) CSS
3 169 (39.49%) JavaScript
4 152 (35.51%) .NET
5 149 (34.81%) jQuery
6 129 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
6 129 (30.14%) Content Management
7 117 (27.34%) ASP.NET
8 109 (25.47%) C#
9 91 (21.26%) SQL
10 85 (19.86%) HTML5
11 82 (19.16%) XML
12 78 (18.22%) Web Services
13 74 (17.29%) MVC
13 74 (17.29%) CSS3
14 61 (14.25%) SQL Server
15 58 (13.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 57 (13.32%) Sitecore CMS
16 57 (13.32%) Sitecore
16 57 (13.32%) Adobe
17 55 (12.85%) Scrum
18 53 (12.38%) Web Development
19 51 (11.92%) Java
20 49 (11.45%) PHP
21 47 (10.98%) User Experience
22 44 (10.28%) W3C
23 43 (10.05%) Visual Studio
23 43 (10.05%) Publishing
24 41 (9.58%) MySQL
24 41 (9.58%) E-Commerce

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 57 (13.32%) Sitecore CMS
2 39 (9.11%) Drupal
3 34 (7.94%) Umbraco
4 33 (7.71%) Kentico
5 26 (6.07%) SharePoint
6 21 (4.91%) WordPress
7 20 (4.67%) Apache
7 20 (4.67%) IIS
8 15 (3.50%) Adobe CQ
9 14 (3.27%) Alfresco
10 12 (2.80%) Tomcat
11 11 (2.57%) TeamSite
12 8 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.87%) Sitefinity
13 7 (1.64%) Liferay
14 6 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (1.40%) Node.js
15 5 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (1.17%) ExpressionEngine
15 5 (1.17%) uWSGI
Applications
1 27 (6.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 26 (6.07%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (2.34%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.17%) MS Office
6 2 (0.47%) InDesign
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Tridion
2 5 (1.17%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.17%) Magento
3 4 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.23%) assyst
5 1 (0.23%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.70%) Office 365
2 3 (0.70%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.71%) Intranet
2 9 (2.10%) Internet
3 5 (1.17%) HTTP
4 4 (0.93%) WAN
5 3 (0.70%) Megaco
6 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.47%) DNS
6 2 (0.47%) RIP
6 2 (0.47%) SNMP
6 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.47%) VPN
6 2 (0.47%) DOCSIS
6 2 (0.47%) Telnet
6 2 (0.47%) MPLS
6 2 (0.47%) OSPF
6 2 (0.47%) BGP
6 2 (0.47%) SSH
7 1 (0.23%) 2G
7 1 (0.23%) 3G
7 1 (0.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.58%) MySQL
3 13 (3.04%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (2.57%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.64%) SAP BW
7 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.64%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.47%) OLAP
10 2 (0.47%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 43 (10.05%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.54%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.14%) Axure RP
4 19 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 18 (4.21%) NUnit
6 17 (3.97%) Maven
7 13 (3.04%) Selenium
8 12 (2.80%) Subversion
9 11 (2.57%) Dreamweaver
9 11 (2.57%) JIRA
10 10 (2.34%) Grunt
11 8 (1.87%) JUnit
12 6 (1.40%) MSTest
12 6 (1.40%) Ant
13 4 (0.93%) StarTeam
14 3 (0.70%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.70%) Bower
14 3 (0.70%) Xdebug
15 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
General
1 43 (10.05%) Publishing
2 41 (9.58%) Marketing
3 32 (7.48%) Finance
4 11 (2.57%) Retail
4 11 (2.57%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.64%) Spanish Language
6 6 (1.40%) Games
7 5 (1.17%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.70%) Banking
8 3 (0.70%) Advertising
8 3 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.47%) Korean Language
9 2 (0.47%) Czech Language
9 2 (0.47%) French Language
9 2 (0.47%) German Language
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 252 (58.88%) Developer
2 51 (11.92%) Analyst
3 50 (11.68%) .NET Developer
4 40 (9.35%) Front-End Developer
4 40 (9.35%) Web Developer
5 38 (8.88%) CMS Developer
6 30 (7.01%) Business Analyst
7 28 (6.54%) Project Manager
8 24 (5.61%) Sitecore Developer
9 20 (4.67%) C# Developer
10 17 (3.97%) PHP Developer
11 15 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (3.27%) Java Developer
12 14 (3.27%) Systems Analyst
13 13 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
15 11 (2.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (2.57%) ServiceNow Developer
16 10 (2.34%) Digital Project Manager
16 10 (2.34%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (51.40%) HTML
2 207 (48.36%) CSS
3 152 (35.51%) .NET
4 149 (34.81%) jQuery
5 117 (27.34%) ASP.NET
6 85 (19.86%) HTML5
7 82 (19.16%) XML
8 78 (18.22%) Web Services
9 74 (17.29%) CSS3
10 58 (13.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 36 (8.41%) Ajax
12 32 (7.48%) XSLT
13 31 (7.24%) XHTML
14 27 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (4.91%) XSD
16 20 (4.67%) Spring
17 19 (4.44%) WCF
17 19 (4.44%) Sass
18 18 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 18 (4.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.98%) User Experience
2 44 (10.28%) W3C
3 19 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.97%) Web 2.0
4 17 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.74%) Social Media
6 14 (3.27%) Digital Media
7 13 (3.04%) CMDB
8 8 (1.87%) Open Source
8 8 (1.87%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (1.40%) Blog
10 6 (1.40%) BBC
11 5 (1.17%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.93%) Google Search Appliance
12 4 (0.93%) New Media
12 4 (0.93%) Copywriting
13 2 (0.47%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.47%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.14%) Windows
2 13 (3.04%) Linux
3 9 (2.10%) UNIX
4 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.23%) Debian
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
1 129 (30.14%) Content Management
2 74 (17.29%) MVC
3 55 (12.85%) Scrum
4 53 (12.38%) Web Development
5 41 (9.58%) E-Commerce
6 32 (7.48%) OOP
7 28 (6.54%) SEO
8 27 (6.31%) Workflow
8 27 (6.31%) Migration
9 26 (6.07%) TDD
9 26 (6.07%) OO
10 25 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (5.61%) ITIL
11 24 (5.61%) Automated Testing
12 22 (5.14%) Digital Marketing
13 21 (4.91%) Analytics
14 20 (4.67%) Project Management
15 18 (4.21%) Rapid Prototyping
15 18 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 169 (39.49%) JavaScript
2 109 (25.47%) C#
3 91 (21.26%) SQL
4 51 (11.92%) Java
5 49 (11.45%) PHP
6 11 (2.57%) Python
7 7 (1.64%) C
8 5 (1.17%) Perl
9 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.70%) PHP5
11 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.23%) C++
11 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (4.91%) Degree
2 15 (3.50%) ISEB
3 11 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.40%) QA
1 6 (1.40%) WCAG
2 3 (0.70%) SLA
2 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.17%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (2.57%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.64%) Puppet
3 4 (0.93%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (0.93%) WMI
4 1 (0.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 57 (13.32%) Sitecore
1 57 (13.32%) Adobe
2 29 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.54%) HP
4 27 (6.31%) Google
4 27 (6.31%) OpenText
5 22 (5.14%) RedDot
6 19 (4.44%) Ektron
7 17 (3.97%) Oracle
8 14 (3.27%) BMC
9 13 (3.04%) ServiceNow
10 12 (2.80%) CA
11 10 (2.34%) SAP
12 9 (2.10%) Capita
13 8 (1.87%) EPiServer
14 6 (1.40%) Business Objects
15 5 (1.17%) FatWire
16 4 (0.93%) Zend
16 4 (0.93%) Avaya
16 4 (0.93%) Remedy
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