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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 86 112 106
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Contract jobs citing CMS 203 144 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.04% 1.55% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.30% 9.37% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 82 77
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £160 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £40.15 £22.06 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.04% +33.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.60 £98.75 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.58 £22.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+70.36% +47.03%
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
1650 1537 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.59% 16.52% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 857 849
Average daily rate £388 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
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 74 81 100
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.16 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £52.50 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +16 76 £350 +4.47% 6
Buckinghamshire +13 32 £375 +5.63% 9
Oxfordshire -4 30 £365 +108.57% 14
Surrey +6 24 £388 - 15
Hampshire +4 23 £328 +31.00% 13
East Sussex -12 8 £375 +63.04% 7
Middlesex +11 4 £313 -17.76% 1
Kent -2 3 £290 -33.33% 9
West Sussex -16 2 £500 - 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 210 (49.30%) HTML
2 194 (45.54%) CSS
3 160 (37.56%) JavaScript
4 158 (37.09%) .NET
5 136 (31.92%) Content Management
5 136 (31.92%) jQuery
6 131 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (28.40%) ASP.NET
8 116 (27.23%) C#
9 92 (21.60%) SQL
10 88 (20.66%) Web Services
11 75 (17.61%) XML
12 74 (17.37%) MVC
13 66 (15.49%) HTML5
14 62 (14.55%) Sitecore CMS
14 62 (14.55%) Sitecore
15 61 (14.32%) SQL Server
16 59 (13.85%) Adobe
17 57 (13.38%) CSS3
17 57 (13.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 54 (12.68%) User Experience
19 50 (11.74%) Web Development
20 49 (11.50%) Scrum
21 48 (11.27%) Java
22 47 (11.03%) E-Commerce
23 45 (10.56%) W3C
24 42 (9.86%) Visual Studio
25 41 (9.62%) PHP
26 38 (8.92%) Ajax
27 36 (8.45%) Umbraco

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 62 (14.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 36 (8.45%) Umbraco
2 36 (8.45%) Drupal
2 36 (8.45%) Kentico
3 27 (6.34%) SharePoint
4 21 (4.93%) IIS
5 19 (4.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 14 (3.29%) WordPress
7 12 (2.82%) Apache
8 8 (1.88%) Sitefinity
8 8 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.64%) ExpressionEngine
9 7 (1.64%) Liferay
9 7 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.64%) Node.js
10 6 (1.41%) Zimbra
11 5 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.17%) uWSGI
12 4 (0.94%) Confluence
12 4 (0.94%) Alfresco
Applications
1 29 (6.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 23 (5.40%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (2.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.47%) InDesign
5 2 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Tridion
1 6 (1.41%) Magento
2 4 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.23%) assyst
4 1 (0.23%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.94%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.70%) SaaS
3 3 (0.70%) Office 365
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) GitHub
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.75%) Intranet
2 6 (1.41%) Internet
3 5 (1.17%) HTTP
3 5 (1.17%) Megaco
4 4 (0.94%) WAN
4 4 (0.94%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.47%) Skype
5 2 (0.47%) PCoIP
5 2 (0.47%) SSH
5 2 (0.47%) BGP
5 2 (0.47%) MPLS
5 2 (0.47%) OSPF
5 2 (0.47%) DOCSIS
5 2 (0.47%) Telnet
5 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.47%) RIP
5 2 (0.47%) SNMP
5 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.47%) VPN
5 2 (0.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.32%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.81%) MySQL
3 9 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.88%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.47%) OLAP
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.47%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.47%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 42 (9.86%) Visual Studio
2 22 (5.16%) Axure RP
3 21 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (4.69%) NUnit
4 20 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 14 (3.29%) Selenium
6 11 (2.58%) Subversion
7 10 (2.35%) Dreamweaver
8 8 (1.88%) JUnit
8 8 (1.88%) MSTest
9 7 (1.64%) JIRA
9 7 (1.64%) Maven
10 6 (1.41%) Ant
10 6 (1.41%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.17%) Grunt
12 3 (0.70%) StarTeam
12 3 (0.70%) Bower
13 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.47%) Firebug
General
1 32 (7.51%) Marketing
2 29 (6.81%) Finance
3 25 (5.87%) Publishing
4 15 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.58%) Retail
6 6 (1.41%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.94%) Games
7 4 (0.94%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.47%) Military
8 2 (0.47%) Advertising
8 2 (0.47%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.47%) Czech Language
8 2 (0.47%) French Language
8 2 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (57.75%) Developer
2 56 (13.15%) .NET Developer
3 49 (11.50%) Analyst
4 43 (10.09%) Web Developer
5 39 (9.15%) CMS Developer
6 36 (8.45%) Front-End Developer
7 32 (7.51%) Business Analyst
8 28 (6.57%) Project Manager
9 22 (5.16%) Sitecore Developer
10 18 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (3.99%) C# Developer
11 17 (3.99%) ServiceNow Developer
12 14 (3.29%) Senior Developer
12 14 (3.29%) PHP Developer
13 11 (2.58%) Umbraco Developer
13 11 (2.58%) Systems Analyst
14 10 (2.35%) C# .NET Developer
15 9 (2.11%) Front-End Web Developer
15 9 (2.11%) Digital Project Manager
15 9 (2.11%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (49.30%) HTML
2 194 (45.54%) CSS
3 158 (37.09%) .NET
4 136 (31.92%) jQuery
5 121 (28.40%) ASP.NET
6 88 (20.66%) Web Services
7 75 (17.61%) XML
8 66 (15.49%) HTML5
9 57 (13.38%) CSS3
9 57 (13.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 38 (8.92%) Ajax
11 35 (8.22%) XHTML
12 32 (7.51%) XSLT
13 27 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (5.16%) .NET Framework
15 21 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 21 (4.93%) WCF
15 21 (4.93%) XSD
16 20 (4.69%) Sass
17 19 (4.46%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.68%) User Experience
2 45 (10.56%) W3C
3 21 (4.93%) CMDB
4 20 (4.69%) Social Media
5 17 (3.99%) Web 2.0
5 17 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.64%) Open Source
8 7 (1.64%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (1.41%) Google Search Appliance
9 6 (1.41%) BBC
10 5 (1.17%) Blog
10 5 (1.17%) E-Learning
11 4 (0.94%) Copywriting
11 4 (0.94%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.70%) New Media
12 3 (0.70%) Handset
13 2 (0.47%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.40%) Windows
2 12 (2.82%) Linux
3 10 (2.35%) UNIX
4 3 (0.70%) CentOS
4 3 (0.70%) Android
4 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (31.92%) Content Management
2 131 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (17.37%) MVC
4 50 (11.74%) Web Development
5 49 (11.50%) Scrum
6 47 (11.03%) E-Commerce
7 33 (7.75%) ITIL
8 32 (7.51%) OOP
9 28 (6.57%) SEO
10 27 (6.34%) OO
11 25 (5.87%) TDD
12 24 (5.63%) Migration
12 24 (5.63%) Service Management
12 24 (5.63%) Unit Testing
13 22 (5.16%) ITSM
13 22 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (5.16%) Workflow
14 21 (4.93%) Automated Testing
14 21 (4.93%) Project Management
14 21 (4.93%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 160 (37.56%) JavaScript
2 116 (27.23%) C#
3 92 (21.60%) SQL
4 48 (11.27%) Java
5 41 (9.62%) PHP
6 13 (3.05%) Python
7 5 (1.17%) C
8 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.47%) Perl
10 2 (0.47%) PHP5
11 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.23%) C++
11 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.23%) VB
11 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (4.93%) Degree
2 12 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.11%) ISEB
4 5 (1.17%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.88%) QA
2 6 (1.41%) WCAG
3 3 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.17%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (2.35%) TeamSite
1 10 (2.35%) Puppet
2 6 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.70%) WMI
3 3 (0.70%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (0.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 62 (14.55%) Sitecore
2 59 (13.85%) Adobe
3 34 (7.98%) HP
4 29 (6.81%) Google
4 29 (6.81%) Microsoft
5 27 (6.34%) OpenText
6 22 (5.16%) BMC
6 22 (5.16%) RedDot
7 21 (4.93%) Ektron
8 19 (4.46%) CA
8 19 (4.46%) ServiceNow
9 9 (2.11%) Capita
9 9 (2.11%) FatWire
10 7 (1.64%) Avaya
11 6 (1.41%) Oracle
11 6 (1.41%) EPiServer
12 5 (1.17%) Remedy
13 4 (0.94%) Telerik
13 4 (0.94%) hybris
14 3 (0.70%) Zend
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