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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 158 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 117 147 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.18% 1.61% 1.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.12% 8.62% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 96 80
Average daily rate
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£290 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +2.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £388 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £24.50 £12.30 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.18% -36.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £11.70 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.36 £19.00 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.84 £12.65 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+175.37% -29.72%
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
1911 1706 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.28% 18.65% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 941 816
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 87 69
Average hourly rate £19.34 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.90 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 42 £290 -12.12% 12
Hampshire -14 21 £300 - 10
East Sussex - 18 £250 -
Buckinghamshire -8 13 £350 +12.00% 8
Kent +12 10 £275 +22.22% 5
Surrey -21 10 £313 - 14
West Sussex -13 4 £413 +30.95%
Oxfordshire -36 4 £290 -20.00% 6
Middlesex +2 1 £300 -14.28%
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 148 (50.68%) HTML
2 120 (41.10%) CSS
3 102 (34.93%) JavaScript
4 91 (31.16%) Content Management
5 73 (25.00%) .NET
6 61 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (19.86%) jQuery
8 56 (19.18%) C#
9 53 (18.15%) ITIL
10 51 (17.47%) HTML5
11 49 (16.78%) PHP
12 48 (16.44%) ASP.NET
12 48 (16.44%) Service Management
13 46 (15.75%) Drupal
14 44 (15.07%) XML
14 44 (15.07%) SQL
14 44 (15.07%) Marketing
15 42 (14.38%) CSS3
16 40 (13.70%) Web Services
16 40 (13.70%) E-Commerce
17 39 (13.36%) Java
18 34 (11.64%) CRM
19 31 (10.62%) Umbraco
20 30 (10.27%) Sitecore CMS
20 30 (10.27%) Sitecore
21 29 (9.93%) BMC
21 29 (9.93%) SQL Server
21 29 (9.93%) Ajax
21 29 (9.93%) Unit Testing
21 29 (9.93%) CMDB

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 46 (15.75%) Drupal
2 31 (10.62%) Umbraco
3 30 (10.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 16 (5.48%) WordPress
5 10 (3.42%) IIS
6 8 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.40%) Apache
7 7 (2.40%) Kentico
7 7 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.05%) Node.js
9 5 (1.71%) Magnolia
9 5 (1.71%) Confluence
10 4 (1.37%) ExpressionEngine
10 4 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (1.03%) DNN
11 3 (1.03%) Alfresco
11 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.68%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.68%) Zimbra
13 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (9.25%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.71%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.68%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.68%) MS Office
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) InDesign
6 1 (0.34%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 9 (3.08%) Magento
2 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.34%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.34%) Agresso
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.08%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.71%) SaaS
4 3 (1.03%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.34%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.11%) Internet
2 8 (2.74%) Intranet
3 5 (1.71%) Megaco
3 5 (1.71%) WAN
3 5 (1.71%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 4 (1.37%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.37%) SMS
5 3 (1.03%) DECT
5 3 (1.03%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.03%) Extranet
5 3 (1.03%) PCoIP
6 2 (0.68%) SSH
6 2 (0.68%) MPLS
6 2 (0.68%) OSPF
6 2 (0.68%) BGP
6 2 (0.68%) DOCSIS
6 2 (0.68%) Telnet
6 2 (0.68%) RIP
6 2 (0.68%) SNMP
6 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.59%) MySQL
3 7 (2.40%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.34%) DB2
7 1 (0.34%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.77%) Subversion
2 11 (3.77%) JIRA
3 10 (3.42%) NUnit
4 9 (3.08%) MSTest
4 9 (3.08%) Selenium
5 8 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.37%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.03%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.03%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.34%) Grunt
10 1 (0.34%) Bower
10 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (15.07%) Marketing
2 20 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.48%) Finance
4 11 (3.77%) Publishing
5 8 (2.74%) Retail
6 3 (1.03%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.03%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.03%) French Language
6 3 (1.03%) German Language
7 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.68%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.34%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 142 (48.63%) Developer
2 53 (18.15%) Web Developer
3 30 (10.27%) Analyst
4 27 (9.25%) .NET Developer
5 25 (8.56%) ServiceNow Developer
6 21 (7.19%) Business Analyst
7 20 (6.85%) Project Manager
8 19 (6.51%) Front-End Developer
9 18 (6.16%) Service Desk Engineer
10 14 (4.79%) Umbraco Developer
11 11 (3.77%) Designer
11 11 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (3.08%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (2.74%) Avaya Engineer
13 8 (2.74%) CMS Developer
13 8 (2.74%) PHP Developer
13 8 (2.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (2.40%) Digital Project Manager
14 7 (2.40%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (50.68%) HTML
2 120 (41.10%) CSS
3 73 (25.00%) .NET
4 58 (19.86%) jQuery
5 51 (17.47%) HTML5
6 48 (16.44%) ASP.NET
7 44 (15.07%) XML
8 42 (14.38%) CSS3
9 40 (13.70%) Web Services
10 29 (9.93%) Ajax
11 23 (7.88%) LAMP
12 17 (5.82%) AngularJS
13 15 (5.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (4.45%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (3.77%) JSON
16 10 (3.42%) .NET Framework
16 10 (3.42%) XHTML
16 10 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
17 8 (2.74%) Sass
18 7 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.93%) CMDB
2 27 (9.25%) Social Media
3 23 (7.88%) User Experience
4 13 (4.45%) Digital Media
5 9 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.74%) W3C
6 8 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.71%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.71%) Blog
8 5 (1.71%) BBC
9 3 (1.03%) Handset
9 3 (1.03%) DTV
9 3 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.03%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.68%) Google Search Appliance
10 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.68%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.68%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.19%) Windows
2 8 (2.74%) Linux
3 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.37%) CentOS
3 4 (1.37%) UNIX
4 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (31.16%) Content Management
2 61 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (18.15%) ITIL
4 48 (16.44%) Service Management
5 40 (13.70%) E-Commerce
6 34 (11.64%) CRM
7 29 (9.93%) Unit Testing
8 27 (9.25%) ITSM
8 27 (9.25%) SEO
8 27 (9.25%) Project Management
9 26 (8.90%) Workflow
9 26 (8.90%) Scrum
10 23 (7.88%) MVC
11 21 (7.19%) PRINCE2
12 20 (6.85%) Knowledge Management
13 18 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (6.16%) Analytics
14 17 (5.82%) OO
15 16 (5.48%) Web Design
15 16 (5.48%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (34.93%) JavaScript
2 56 (19.18%) C#
3 49 (16.78%) PHP
4 44 (15.07%) SQL
5 39 (13.36%) Java
6 5 (1.71%) Python
7 4 (1.37%) PHP5
8 2 (0.68%) C
8 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.68%) Perl
9 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.34%) VB
9 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (4.45%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.77%) Degree
3 7 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.03%) ISEB
5 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.34%) PMP
5 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.77%) QA
2 6 (2.05%) SLA
3 4 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) WCAG
4 1 (0.34%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.71%) Puppet
1 5 (1.71%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.34%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (10.27%) Sitecore
2 29 (9.93%) BMC
3 27 (9.25%) CA
3 27 (9.25%) HP
3 27 (9.25%) ServiceNow
4 17 (5.82%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.82%) Adobe
5 13 (4.45%) Google
6 10 (3.42%) Avaya
7 9 (3.08%) Huawei
8 8 (2.74%) Twitter
9 7 (2.40%) Facebook
10 6 (2.05%) Oracle
11 4 (1.37%) hybris
11 4 (1.37%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.37%) EPiServer
11 4 (1.37%) FatWire
11 4 (1.37%) Ektron
12 3 (1.03%) Dell
12 3 (1.03%) Apple
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