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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 71 130 94
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -36
Contract jobs citing CMS 220 106 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.36% 1.27% 1.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.33% 7.30% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 58 67
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £452 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 13
Average hourly rate £21.58 £160.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.51% +700.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £160.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £160.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+43.86% -25.92%
CMS
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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
1650 1452 1213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.68% 17.45% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 729 611
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 78 95
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +18 52 £325 +0.77% 22
Buckinghamshire +14 43 £388 +12.64% 8
Hampshire -8 39 £350 - 6
East Sussex +11 27 £200 -38.46% 5
Surrey +14 24 £350 -10.25% 11
Oxfordshire +3 24 £344 -7.09% 4
Kent -5 4 £315 +40.00% 5
West Sussex -16 3 - - 7
Sussex - 1 - - 1
Isle of Wight - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 183 (49.19%) HTML
2 173 (46.51%) CSS
3 148 (39.78%) JavaScript
4 131 (35.22%) jQuery
5 122 (32.80%) .NET
6 112 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (27.69%) Content Management
8 93 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 83 (22.31%) C#
10 82 (22.04%) HTML5
11 73 (19.62%) MVC
12 72 (19.35%) XML
13 70 (18.82%) CSS3
14 69 (18.55%) SQL
15 65 (17.47%) Web Services
16 61 (16.40%) SQL Server
17 54 (14.52%) PHP
18 53 (14.25%) User Experience
19 52 (13.98%) Adobe
20 51 (13.71%) Marketing
21 49 (13.17%) Web Development
21 49 (13.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 47 (12.63%) Drupal
23 45 (12.10%) MySQL
24 43 (11.56%) W3C
25 42 (11.29%) Ajax
26 41 (11.02%) Publishing
26 41 (11.02%) Java
26 41 (11.02%) Sitecore CMS
26 41 (11.02%) Sitecore

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (12.63%) Drupal
2 41 (11.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 33 (8.87%) Apache
3 33 (8.87%) Kentico
4 26 (6.99%) SharePoint
4 26 (6.99%) WordPress
5 23 (6.18%) Umbraco
6 21 (5.65%) IIS
7 18 (4.84%) Adobe CQ
8 14 (3.76%) TeamSite
8 14 (3.76%) Alfresco
9 12 (3.23%) Tomcat
10 8 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.15%) Liferay
11 7 (1.88%) Joomla!
11 7 (1.88%) Sitefinity
12 5 (1.34%) ExpressionEngine
12 5 (1.34%) uWSGI
12 5 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 26 (6.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (3.49%) MS Excel
4 10 (2.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.61%) MS Office
6 5 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.54%) InDesign
8 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.42%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.61%) Tridion
2 6 (1.61%) Magento
3 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.54%) SAP CS
5 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.54%) AWD
5 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.27%) assyst
6 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) Office 365
1 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.80%) Intranet
2 9 (2.42%) Internet
3 5 (1.34%) HTTP
4 2 (0.54%) DNS
5 1 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.27%) 2G
5 1 (0.27%) FTP
5 1 (0.27%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.10%) MySQL
3 19 (5.11%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (2.96%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.69%) SAP BW
6 9 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.08%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.54%) OLAP
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 40 (10.75%) Visual Studio
2 22 (5.91%) Git (software)
3 20 (5.38%) Axure RP
4 18 (4.84%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.57%) Maven
6 15 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (4.03%) Subversion
7 12 (3.23%) NUnit
8 9 (2.42%) JIRA
8 9 (2.42%) Grunt
8 9 (2.42%) Dreamweaver
9 8 (2.15%) JUnit
10 7 (1.88%) Selenium
11 6 (1.61%) Ant
12 4 (1.08%) StarTeam
13 3 (0.81%) Xdebug
14 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.54%) Firebug
15 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 51 (13.71%) Marketing
2 41 (11.02%) Publishing
3 38 (10.22%) Finance
4 15 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.42%) Retail
6 6 (1.61%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.34%) Banking
8 4 (1.08%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.81%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.81%) Advertising
9 3 (0.81%) Games
9 3 (0.81%) Legal
9 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.54%) Electronics
10 2 (0.54%) Czech Language
10 2 (0.54%) French Language
11 1 (0.27%) German Language
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 221 (59.41%) Developer
2 43 (11.56%) .NET Developer
3 37 (9.95%) Front-End Developer
4 36 (9.68%) CMS Developer
4 36 (9.68%) Analyst
4 36 (9.68%) Web Developer
5 26 (6.99%) Project Manager
6 24 (6.45%) PHP Developer
7 20 (5.38%) Business Analyst
8 16 (4.30%) Sitecore Developer
9 15 (4.03%) Java Developer
10 14 (3.76%) C# Developer
11 13 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (3.49%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
13 11 (2.96%) Service Desk Engineer
14 10 (2.69%) Architect
15 9 (2.42%) C# .NET Developer
15 9 (2.42%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (49.19%) HTML
2 173 (46.51%) CSS
3 131 (35.22%) jQuery
4 122 (32.80%) .NET
5 93 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 82 (22.04%) HTML5
7 72 (19.35%) XML
8 70 (18.82%) CSS3
9 65 (17.47%) Web Services
10 49 (13.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 42 (11.29%) Ajax
12 36 (9.68%) XHTML
13 33 (8.87%) XSLT
14 23 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (5.65%) XSD
16 20 (5.38%) Spring
16 20 (5.38%) WCF
17 19 (5.11%) SOAP
18 18 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 18 (4.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.25%) User Experience
2 43 (11.56%) W3C
3 20 (5.38%) Web 2.0
4 18 (4.84%) Social Media
5 16 (4.30%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.49%) Digital Media
7 9 (2.42%) Open Source
8 8 (2.15%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.88%) Blog
10 5 (1.34%) New Media
10 5 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.34%) E-Learning
11 4 (1.08%) Google Search Appliance
11 4 (1.08%) Copywriting
12 2 (0.54%) DTV
12 2 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.54%) Kindle
12 2 (0.54%) FMCG
12 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.72%) Linux
2 17 (4.57%) Windows
3 10 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.15%) UNIX
5 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.34%) Debian
5 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.08%) Android
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (27.69%) Content Management
3 73 (19.62%) MVC
4 49 (13.17%) Web Development
5 39 (10.48%) Scrum
6 38 (10.22%) E-Commerce
7 31 (8.33%) OOP
8 29 (7.80%) OO
8 29 (7.80%) SEO
9 28 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (6.72%) CRM
11 21 (5.65%) Analytics
12 20 (5.38%) TDD
13 19 (5.11%) Digital Marketing
13 19 (5.11%) Responsive Web Design
14 18 (4.84%) Automated Testing
14 18 (4.84%) Rapid Prototyping
15 16 (4.30%) ITIL
15 16 (4.30%) Migration
15 16 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 148 (39.78%) JavaScript
2 83 (22.31%) C#
3 69 (18.55%) SQL
4 54 (14.52%) PHP
5 41 (11.02%) Java
6 12 (3.23%) Python
7 9 (2.42%) PHP5
8 7 (1.88%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.88%) C
9 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.81%) Perl
11 1 (0.27%) PHP4
11 1 (0.27%) XPath
11 1 (0.27%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.27%) C++
11 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (6.45%) Degree
2 14 (3.76%) ISEB
3 8 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) HNC
6 1 (0.27%) HND
6 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.96%) QA
2 6 (1.61%) WCAG
3 3 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.34%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.15%) Puppet
3 4 (1.08%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (1.08%) WMI
4 1 (0.27%) cPanel
Vendors
1 52 (13.98%) Adobe
2 41 (11.02%) Sitecore
3 28 (7.53%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.72%) Open Text
4 25 (6.72%) Google
5 21 (5.65%) Oracle
6 20 (5.38%) RedDot
7 19 (5.11%) Ektron
8 18 (4.84%) SAP
9 16 (4.30%) HP
10 11 (2.96%) EPiServer
11 10 (2.69%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.42%) Capita
13 6 (1.61%) Business Objects
13 6 (1.61%) Zend
14 5 (1.34%) FatWire
15 4 (1.08%) Remedy
15 4 (1.08%) Telerik
16 3 (0.81%) Sencha
16 3 (0.81%) ServiceNow
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