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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 117 71 122
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +51
Contract jobs citing CMS 141 245 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.65% 2.57% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.10% 14.51% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 159 70
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.58 £16.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.49% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £14.40 £15.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £81.00 £117.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.58 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+62.18% +25.10%
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
1550 1688 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.10% 17.69% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 945 754
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 84
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.55 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 78 £388 +19.23% 7
Surrey -16 14 £320 -9.85% 14
West Sussex +17 13 £423 - 4
Hampshire -35 12 £350 - 8
Buckinghamshire -23 8 £329 -15.16% 5
East Sussex -12 6 £259 +29.37% 3
Kent -7 5 £200 -36.50% 2
Oxfordshire -18 5 £388 +13.97% 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 120 (40.54%) HTML
2 110 (37.16%) Content Management
3 93 (31.42%) JavaScript
3 93 (31.42%) CSS
4 62 (20.95%) E-Commerce
4 62 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (18.58%) Marketing
6 53 (17.91%) .NET
7 49 (16.55%) HTML5
8 45 (15.20%) jQuery
9 44 (14.86%) User Experience
10 41 (13.85%) CRM
10 41 (13.85%) Telecoms
11 39 (13.18%) SEO
12 36 (12.16%) PHP
13 35 (11.82%) Drupal
14 34 (11.49%) Analytics
14 34 (11.49%) Java
15 33 (11.15%) C#
15 33 (11.15%) CSS3
15 33 (11.15%) Web Development
16 32 (10.81%) MVC
17 31 (10.47%) Service Management
18 30 (10.14%) Project Management
19 29 (9.80%) ITIL
19 29 (9.80%) Incident Management
20 28 (9.46%) Ticket Management
21 27 (9.12%) eTOM
21 27 (9.12%) Web Services
21 27 (9.12%) SQL Server

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 35 (11.82%) Drupal
2 25 (8.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 21 (7.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 21 (7.09%) SharePoint
4 19 (6.42%) WordPress
5 17 (5.74%) Umbraco
6 14 (4.73%) IIS
7 12 (4.05%) Magnolia
8 11 (3.72%) Apache
9 9 (3.04%) Joomla!
10 5 (1.69%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.69%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.01%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.01%) Liferay
11 3 (1.01%) Mule
11 3 (1.01%) nginx
11 3 (1.01%) Node.js
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 21 (7.09%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (2.70%) MS Office
4 7 (2.36%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.68%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.68%) GIMP
5 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Magento
2 5 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.35%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.68%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.68%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.34%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.34%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.34%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.34%) Shopify
5 1 (0.34%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.70%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.35%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.68%) AdWords
5 2 (0.68%) MailChimp
5 2 (0.68%) Office 365
5 2 (0.68%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.04%) Internet
2 6 (2.03%) Intranet
2 6 (2.03%) MPLS
3 3 (1.01%) BGP
3 3 (1.01%) Broadband
3 3 (1.01%) DOCSIS
3 3 (1.01%) OSPF
3 3 (1.01%) RIP
3 3 (1.01%) SNMP
3 3 (1.01%) SSH
3 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.01%) Telnet
3 3 (1.01%) VPN
4 2 (0.68%) FTP
4 2 (0.68%) LAN
4 2 (0.68%) PBX
4 2 (0.68%) PSTN
4 2 (0.68%) SMTP
4 2 (0.68%) VoIP
4 2 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.74%) MySQL
3 5 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.01%) Couchbase
5 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (3.72%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.04%) JIRA
3 8 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.69%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.01%) Ant
5 3 (1.01%) Grunt
5 3 (1.01%) Selenium
5 3 (1.01%) Subversion
6 2 (0.68%) JUnit
6 2 (0.68%) Maven
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.34%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.34%) TestNG
7 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 55 (18.58%) Marketing
2 41 (13.85%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.74%) Finance
4 14 (4.73%) Retail
5 8 (2.70%) Advertising
6 6 (2.03%) German Language
6 6 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.03%) Publishing
7 5 (1.69%) Banking
8 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.01%) Czech Language
9 3 (1.01%) French Language
9 3 (1.01%) Games
9 3 (1.01%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (1.01%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.68%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.34%) Automotive
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (37.16%) Developer
2 34 (11.49%) Web Developer
3 29 (9.80%) Architect
3 29 (9.80%) HTML Developer
3 29 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
3 29 (9.80%) Service Desk Engineer
4 28 (9.46%) HTML CSS Developer
5 25 (8.45%) CMS Developer
6 24 (8.11%) .NET Developer
7 19 (6.42%) C# Developer
7 19 (6.42%) Consultant
8 17 (5.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 15 (5.07%) Telecoms Engineer
10 12 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (4.05%) Technical Leader
11 11 (3.72%) Analyst
12 10 (3.38%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.38%) Umbraco Developer
13 9 (3.04%) Hybris Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (40.54%) HTML
2 93 (31.42%) CSS
3 53 (17.91%) .NET
4 49 (16.55%) HTML5
5 45 (15.20%) jQuery
6 33 (11.15%) CSS3
7 27 (9.12%) Web Services
8 22 (7.43%) AngularJS
9 21 (7.09%) ASP.NET
10 18 (6.08%) J2EE
11 17 (5.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (3.72%) .NET Framework
13 10 (3.38%) LAMP
14 9 (3.04%) FreeMarker
14 9 (3.04%) XML
15 8 (2.70%) Ajax
15 8 (2.70%) Flash
15 8 (2.70%) WCF
16 7 (2.36%) Middleware
16 7 (2.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.86%) User Experience
2 19 (6.42%) Social Media
3 14 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.04%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.35%) Blog
8 3 (1.01%) DTV
8 3 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.01%) IPTV
8 3 (1.01%) MPEG
8 3 (1.01%) PMI
8 3 (1.01%) Social Network
8 3 (1.01%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.01%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.68%) BBC
9 2 (0.68%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.68%) Handset
9 2 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.08%) Windows
2 11 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.36%) Linux
5 4 (1.35%) Debian
5 4 (1.35%) Unix
6 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.68%) Android
7 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.68%) CentOS
7 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Solaris
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (37.16%) Content Management
2 62 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (20.95%) E-Commerce
3 41 (13.85%) CRM
4 39 (13.18%) SEO
5 34 (11.49%) Analytics
6 33 (11.15%) Web Development
7 32 (10.81%) MVC
8 31 (10.47%) Service Management
9 30 (10.14%) Project Management
10 29 (9.80%) Incident Management
10 29 (9.80%) ITIL
11 28 (9.46%) Ticket Management
12 27 (9.12%) eTOM
13 25 (8.45%) Digital Marketing
13 25 (8.45%) Scrum
14 23 (7.77%) Front End Development
15 19 (6.42%) Migration
16 18 (6.08%) Web Design
17 16 (5.41%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 93 (31.42%) JavaScript
2 36 (12.16%) PHP
3 34 (11.49%) Java
4 33 (11.15%) C#
5 26 (8.78%) SQL
6 5 (1.69%) Python
7 3 (1.01%) C
7 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.68%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.68%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.68%) C++
8 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.68%) Ruby
8 2 (0.68%) VB
8 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.34%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.34%) Scala
9 1 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (6.08%) Degree
2 10 (3.38%) PMI Certification
2 10 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.36%) PMP
5 3 (1.01%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (8.45%) Sitecore
2 22 (7.43%) Huawei
3 19 (6.42%) hybris
4 18 (6.08%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.73%) Adobe
6 13 (4.39%) Oracle
7 12 (4.05%) Google
8 8 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.03%) FatWire
9 6 (2.03%) IBM
9 6 (2.03%) SAP
10 5 (1.69%) Avaya
10 5 (1.69%) BMC
10 5 (1.69%) EPiServer
10 5 (1.69%) Remedy
10 5 (1.69%) Zend
11 3 (1.01%) Marketo
11 3 (1.01%) Tektronix
11 3 (1.01%) Verint
11 3 (1.01%) WSO2
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