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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 121 117 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing CMS 142 140 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 1.61% 1.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.51% 9.26% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 88 84
Average daily rate
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£325 £334 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% +2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £29.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% +61.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £18.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £39.40 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.16%
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
1669 1512 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.07% 17.39% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 840 848
Average daily rate £363 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 58 92
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -1 50 £343 +1.48% 13
Hampshire -15 28 £313 +11.60% 13
Surrey +12 26 £313 +21.95% 13
Oxfordshire -5 17 £350 +75.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £300 -7.69% 5
Middlesex +4 5 £350 - 1
Kent -3 3 £225 -52.63% 1
West Sussex -4 3 £315 -21.25% 2
East Sussex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 115 (43.07%) HTML
2 95 (35.58%) CSS
3 88 (32.96%) JavaScript
4 64 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (22.85%) Content Management
6 57 (21.35%) jQuery
7 55 (20.60%) PHP
7 55 (20.60%) .NET
8 52 (19.48%) HTML5
9 51 (19.10%) C#
10 46 (17.23%) Marketing
11 43 (16.10%) Drupal
12 42 (15.73%) MVC
12 42 (15.73%) E-Commerce
13 38 (14.23%) ASP.NET
14 34 (12.73%) MySQL
14 34 (12.73%) CSS3
15 31 (11.61%) User Experience
15 31 (11.61%) SQL Server
16 30 (11.24%) Scrum
17 29 (10.86%) Sitecore CMS
17 29 (10.86%) Sitecore
18 28 (10.49%) SEO
18 28 (10.49%) XML
19 26 (9.74%) Web Services
19 26 (9.74%) Microsoft
20 24 (8.99%) Apache
21 23 (8.61%) Web Development
21 23 (8.61%) Analytics
22 22 (8.24%) WordPress

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 43 (16.10%) Drupal
2 29 (10.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 24 (8.99%) Apache
4 22 (8.24%) WordPress
5 13 (4.87%) Joomla!
6 12 (4.49%) Umbraco
7 11 (4.12%) TeamSite
8 9 (3.37%) IBM Notes
8 9 (3.37%) Adobe CQ
8 9 (3.37%) Magnolia
9 6 (2.25%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.87%) Kentico
11 4 (1.50%) uWSGI
11 4 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.12%) IIS
12 3 (1.12%) Node.js
12 3 (1.12%) Confluence
12 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (5.99%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.75%) MS Office
3 8 (3.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.75%) MS Project
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Google Analytics
1 5 (1.87%) Magento
2 3 (1.12%) Tridion
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.49%) Intranet
2 8 (3.00%) Internet
3 5 (1.87%) NFC
4 3 (1.12%) Firewall
4 3 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.12%) DNS
4 3 (1.12%) Cisco ICM
4 3 (1.12%) DHCP
4 3 (1.12%) Broadband
4 3 (1.12%) VoIP
5 1 (0.37%) WAN
5 1 (0.37%) LAN
5 1 (0.37%) FTP
5 1 (0.37%) HTTP
5 1 (0.37%) RFID
5 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.73%) MySQL
2 31 (11.61%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.12%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.75%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.75%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.75%) Big Data
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (7.49%) Subversion
2 9 (3.37%) JIRA
2 9 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.00%) Jasmine
3 8 (3.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.00%) Grunt
4 7 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.25%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (2.25%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.50%) Selenium
7 3 (1.12%) NUnit
7 3 (1.12%) JSUnit
8 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.37%) Ant
9 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
General
1 46 (17.23%) Marketing
2 20 (7.49%) Finance
3 17 (6.37%) Publishing
4 15 (5.62%) Retail
5 12 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.62%) German Language
7 6 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.25%) Dutch Language
8 5 (1.87%) French Language
8 5 (1.87%) Legal
8 5 (1.87%) Italian Language
8 5 (1.87%) Portuguese Language
8 5 (1.87%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.12%) Swedish Language
9 3 (1.12%) Japanese Language
9 3 (1.12%) Korean Language
9 3 (1.12%) Danish Language
9 3 (1.12%) Games
10 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 131 (49.06%) Developer
2 35 (13.11%) Web Developer
3 25 (9.36%) Project Manager
3 25 (9.36%) PHP Developer
4 22 (8.24%) Analyst
5 21 (7.87%) Front-End Developer
6 20 (7.49%) .NET Developer
7 13 (4.87%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.49%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.12%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.12%) Digital Project Manager
9 11 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (4.12%) Sitecore Developer
10 8 (3.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 7 (2.62%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (2.62%) Service Desk Engineer
11 7 (2.62%) Architect
12 6 (2.25%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (2.25%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (43.07%) HTML
2 95 (35.58%) CSS
3 57 (21.35%) jQuery
4 55 (20.60%) .NET
5 52 (19.48%) HTML5
6 38 (14.23%) ASP.NET
7 34 (12.73%) CSS3
8 28 (10.49%) XML
9 26 (9.74%) Web Services
10 17 (6.37%) Ajax
11 15 (5.62%) LAMP
11 15 (5.62%) XHTML
11 15 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (4.87%) JSON
13 12 (4.49%) SOAP
13 12 (4.49%) WCF
14 8 (3.00%) Sass
14 8 (3.00%) .NET Framework
14 8 (3.00%) Flash
15 7 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.61%) User Experience
2 21 (7.87%) Open Source
3 20 (7.49%) Social Media
4 14 (5.24%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.37%) W3C
6 7 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.25%) Blog
8 5 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.87%) Copywriting
9 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.12%) E-Learning
10 3 (1.12%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.12%) CMDB
10 3 (1.12%) Kindle
10 3 (1.12%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.75%) Social Network
11 2 (0.75%) iPad
11 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.75%) DTV
11 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.12%) Linux
2 12 (4.49%) Windows
3 9 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.62%) UNIX
5 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.50%) Debian
7 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.75%) Android
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (22.85%) Content Management
3 42 (15.73%) E-Commerce
3 42 (15.73%) MVC
4 30 (11.24%) Scrum
5 28 (10.49%) SEO
6 23 (8.61%) Web Development
6 23 (8.61%) Analytics
7 20 (7.49%) Digital Marketing
7 20 (7.49%) Migration
8 19 (7.12%) Project Management
8 19 (7.12%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (6.37%) BDD
9 17 (6.37%) Web Design
10 16 (5.99%) Kanban
11 15 (5.62%) TDD
11 15 (5.62%) OO
12 14 (5.24%) Business Analysis
12 14 (5.24%) Web Analytics
13 12 (4.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 88 (32.96%) JavaScript
2 55 (20.60%) PHP
3 51 (19.10%) C#
4 17 (6.37%) Java
5 13 (4.87%) SQL
6 10 (3.75%) Perl
7 9 (3.37%) PHP5
8 8 (3.00%) Python
8 8 (3.00%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.62%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.50%) VBScript
11 3 (1.12%) VB
11 3 (1.12%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.75%) Scala
13 1 (0.37%) VBA
13 1 (0.37%) PHP4
13 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.37%) XPath
13 1 (0.37%) Lua
13 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.12%) Degree
2 7 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.12%) PMP
4 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.75%) ISEB
6 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.87%) QA
2 5 (1.87%) WCAG
3 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.50%) Shibboleth
2 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) XenApp
3 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.62%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (10.86%) Sitecore
2 26 (9.74%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.24%) Oracle
4 13 (4.87%) Adobe
5 12 (4.49%) Google
6 9 (3.37%) Lotus
6 9 (3.37%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.62%) Zend
8 6 (2.25%) EPiServer
8 6 (2.25%) Interwoven
9 5 (1.87%) SAP
9 5 (1.87%) Open Text
9 5 (1.87%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.50%) Ektron
10 4 (1.50%) Avaya
10 4 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.12%) Wyse
11 3 (1.12%) Cisco
11 3 (1.12%) IBM
11 3 (1.12%) Verint
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