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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 115 131 102
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Contract jobs citing CMS 155 121 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.62% 1.39% 1.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.04% 7.82% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 83 70
Average daily rate
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£331 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 11
Average hourly rate £16.29 £29.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.82% +75.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £18.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.40 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.60% -16.66%
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
1714 1548 1679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.88% 17.81% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 892 840
Average daily rate £363 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 61 94
Average hourly rate £19.38 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.65% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -12 40 £338 +2.27% 23
Surrey +15 28 £313 +30.20% 8
Hampshire -15 26 £325 +28.71% 10
Buckinghamshire +9 22 £330 +1.53% 7
Oxfordshire -7 22 £450 +38.46% 4
Middlesex +11 8 £315 - 1
West Sussex 0 3 £315 -10.00% 2
Kent - 2 - - 7
East Sussex - - - - 3
Sussex - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 123 (42.41%) HTML
2 102 (35.17%) CSS
3 93 (32.07%) JavaScript
4 75 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (22.41%) Marketing
6 63 (21.72%) Content Management
7 58 (20.00%) jQuery
8 55 (18.97%) HTML5
9 54 (18.62%) Drupal
9 54 (18.62%) PHP
10 50 (17.24%) .NET
11 44 (15.17%) E-Commerce
12 42 (14.48%) ASP.NET
12 42 (14.48%) C#
13 39 (13.45%) MySQL
14 38 (13.10%) SEO
15 36 (12.41%) MVC
15 36 (12.41%) XML
15 36 (12.41%) CSS3
16 31 (10.69%) Scrum
17 30 (10.34%) Apache
17 30 (10.34%) Oracle
18 29 (10.00%) SQL Server
18 29 (10.00%) Microsoft
19 28 (9.66%) Analytics
19 28 (9.66%) User Experience
19 28 (9.66%) WordPress
20 27 (9.31%) Finance
20 27 (9.31%) Publishing
21 26 (8.97%) Web Services

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 54 (18.62%) Drupal
2 30 (10.34%) Apache
3 28 (9.66%) WordPress
4 22 (7.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 15 (5.17%) TeamSite
6 14 (4.83%) Joomla!
7 12 (4.14%) Umbraco
7 12 (4.14%) Alfresco
8 9 (3.10%) Adobe CQ
8 9 (3.10%) IBM Notes
8 9 (3.10%) Magnolia
9 8 (2.76%) Kentico
10 7 (2.41%) Tomcat
11 6 (2.07%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.38%) Confluence
12 4 (1.38%) uWSGI
13 3 (1.03%) Node.js
13 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.03%) DNN
Applications
1 18 (6.21%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.45%) MS Office
3 9 (3.10%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.69%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.69%) MS Project
6 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.10%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (1.03%) Tridion
3 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.69%) SAP CS
4 2 (0.69%) Magento
4 2 (0.69%) AWD
5 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.45%) Intranet
2 8 (2.76%) Internet
3 5 (1.72%) NFC
4 3 (1.03%) Firewall
4 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.03%) DNS
4 3 (1.03%) Cisco ICM
4 3 (1.03%) DHCP
4 3 (1.03%) Broadband
4 3 (1.03%) VoIP
5 1 (0.34%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) LAN
5 1 (0.34%) FTP
5 1 (0.34%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) RFID
5 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.45%) MySQL
2 29 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.86%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.14%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.41%) SAP BW
8 4 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.69%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.34%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (7.93%) Subversion
2 17 (5.86%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.86%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.48%) JIRA
4 8 (2.76%) Jasmine
5 7 (2.41%) Grunt
6 6 (2.07%) Maven
6 6 (2.07%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.38%) Selenium
9 3 (1.03%) JSUnit
9 3 (1.03%) NUnit
9 3 (1.03%) Xdebug
10 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.34%) Ant
11 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
General
1 65 (22.41%) Marketing
2 27 (9.31%) Publishing
2 27 (9.31%) Finance
3 15 (5.17%) Retail
4 14 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.41%) German Language
7 6 (2.07%) Italian Language
7 6 (2.07%) Portuguese Language
7 6 (2.07%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.07%) Dutch Language
8 5 (1.72%) French Language
8 5 (1.72%) Banking
8 5 (1.72%) Legal
9 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.03%) Electronics
9 3 (1.03%) Danish Language
9 3 (1.03%) Swedish Language
9 3 (1.03%) Japanese Language
9 3 (1.03%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 132 (45.52%) Developer
2 36 (12.41%) Project Manager
3 35 (12.07%) Analyst
4 33 (11.38%) Web Developer
5 26 (8.97%) Business Analyst
6 25 (8.62%) PHP Developer
6 25 (8.62%) Front-End Developer
7 21 (7.24%) .NET Developer
8 19 (6.55%) Digital Project Manager
9 12 (4.14%) C# Developer
10 10 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
11 9 (3.10%) SAP Business Analyst
12 8 (2.76%) Java Developer
13 7 (2.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (2.41%) IT Project Manager
13 7 (2.41%) Service Desk Engineer
13 7 (2.41%) C# .NET Developer
14 6 (2.07%) Sitecore Developer
14 6 (2.07%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (42.41%) HTML
2 102 (35.17%) CSS
3 58 (20.00%) jQuery
4 55 (18.97%) HTML5
5 50 (17.24%) .NET
6 42 (14.48%) ASP.NET
7 36 (12.41%) XML
7 36 (12.41%) CSS3
8 26 (8.97%) Web Services
9 20 (6.90%) Ajax
10 19 (6.55%) SOAP
11 16 (5.52%) JSON
12 13 (4.48%) XHTML
12 13 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (3.45%) .NET Framework
13 10 (3.45%) Spring
14 9 (3.10%) LAMP
14 9 (3.10%) WCF
14 9 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (2.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.66%) User Experience
2 20 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 20 (6.90%) Social Media
3 15 (5.17%) Open Source
4 9 (3.10%) W3C
5 8 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.41%) Blog
6 7 (2.41%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.07%) Copywriting
8 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.03%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.03%) DTV
10 2 (0.69%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.69%) NHS
10 2 (0.69%) Social Network
10 2 (0.69%) FMCG
10 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.69%) New Media
10 2 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.59%) Linux
2 11 (3.79%) Windows
3 10 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.41%) UNIX
5 6 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.72%) Debian
7 2 (0.69%) Android
7 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (21.72%) Content Management
3 44 (15.17%) E-Commerce
4 38 (13.10%) SEO
5 36 (12.41%) MVC
6 31 (10.69%) Scrum
7 28 (9.66%) Analytics
8 25 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
9 24 (8.28%) Web Development
10 23 (7.93%) Kanban
10 23 (7.93%) CRM
10 23 (7.93%) Migration
11 20 (6.90%) Project Management
11 20 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
12 19 (6.55%) OO
13 18 (6.21%) BDD
14 17 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (5.86%) Web Design
15 16 (5.52%) Business Analysis
16 14 (4.83%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 93 (32.07%) JavaScript
2 54 (18.62%) PHP
3 42 (14.48%) C#
4 23 (7.93%) Java
5 20 (6.90%) SQL
6 12 (4.14%) Perl
7 10 (3.45%) PHP5
8 8 (2.76%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.76%) Python
8 8 (2.76%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.69%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.34%) VBA
10 1 (0.34%) XPath
10 1 (0.34%) PHP4
10 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.34%) C
10 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (5.86%) Degree
2 10 (3.45%) ISEB
3 6 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.03%) PMP
5 3 (1.03%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.34%) HNC
6 1 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.83%) QA
2 5 (1.72%) WCAG
3 1 (0.34%) WAI
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.38%) Shibboleth
2 3 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) XenApp
3 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.41%) Puppet
2 5 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) WMI
3 1 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (10.34%) Oracle
2 29 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.59%) Sitecore
4 17 (5.86%) Adobe
5 16 (5.52%) SAP
6 12 (4.14%) Google
7 10 (3.45%) EPiServer
7 10 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.10%) Lotus
9 8 (2.76%) Interwoven
9 8 (2.76%) Zend
10 6 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.72%) Open Text
11 5 (1.72%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.38%) Ektron
12 4 (1.38%) Avaya
13 3 (1.03%) Cisco
13 3 (1.03%) IBM
13 3 (1.03%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.03%) Sencha
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Rate: From £150 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
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