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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 94 119 101
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs citing CMS 182 131 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.95% 1.46% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.80% 8.78% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 82 81
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£343 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £40.15 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.44% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.90 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £144.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+86.74% +30.30%
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
1543 1492 1476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.54% 16.66% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 845 800
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 71 97
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £13.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +2 59 £330 -1.49% 5
Buckinghamshire +31 35 £388 - 5
Oxfordshire 0 31 £368 +110.00% 14
Hampshire 0 19 £330 +28.78% 10
Surrey -1 19 £369 -1.66% 17
East Sussex -15 6 £315 +20.00% 2
Kent +6 4 £290 -13.43% 3
Middlesex +9 3 £313 -17.76%
West Sussex -17 1 £500 - 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 (49.41%) HTML
2 190 (44.71%) CSS
3 156 (36.71%) JavaScript
4 152 (35.76%) .NET
5 140 (32.94%) Content Management
6 132 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (29.65%) jQuery
8 117 (27.53%) ASP.NET
9 114 (26.82%) C#
10 96 (22.59%) Web Services
11 95 (22.35%) SQL
12 74 (17.41%) XML
13 68 (16.00%) MVC
14 63 (14.82%) SQL Server
14 63 (14.82%) Sitecore CMS
14 63 (14.82%) Sitecore
15 61 (14.35%) HTML5
16 60 (14.12%) Adobe
17 56 (13.18%) CSS3
18 54 (12.71%) Java
19 53 (12.47%) User Experience
20 52 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 51 (12.00%) Web Development
22 49 (11.53%) Scrum
23 46 (10.82%) PHP
24 45 (10.59%) ITIL
25 43 (10.12%) Visual Studio
26 42 (9.88%) E-Commerce
26 42 (9.88%) W3C
27 40 (9.41%) Ajax

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 63 (14.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 35 (8.24%) Umbraco
3 33 (7.76%) Drupal
4 32 (7.53%) Kentico
5 22 (5.18%) IIS
6 21 (4.94%) SharePoint
7 19 (4.47%) WordPress
8 18 (4.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 14 (3.29%) Apache
10 8 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.65%) ExpressionEngine
11 7 (1.65%) Node.js
11 7 (1.65%) Sitefinity
12 6 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.41%) Zimbra
13 5 (1.18%) uWSGI
14 4 (0.94%) DNN
14 4 (0.94%) Confluence
15 3 (0.71%) Liferay
Applications
1 28 (6.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 23 (5.41%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.12%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.12%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.71%) InDesign
6 2 (0.47%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.47%) MS Office
7 1 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.94%) Magento
2 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) Tridion
4 1 (0.24%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.24%) assyst
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.94%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.71%) SaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.29%) Intranet
2 7 (1.65%) Internet
3 5 (1.18%) HTTP
3 5 (1.18%) Megaco
4 4 (0.94%) Unified Communications
4 4 (0.94%) WAN
5 3 (0.71%) DECT
6 2 (0.47%) PCoIP
6 2 (0.47%) Skype
6 2 (0.47%) BGP
6 2 (0.47%) MPLS
6 2 (0.47%) OSPF
6 2 (0.47%) DOCSIS
6 2 (0.47%) Telnet
6 2 (0.47%) RIP
6 2 (0.47%) SNMP
6 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.47%) VPN
6 2 (0.47%) DNS
6 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (14.82%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.35%) MySQL
3 9 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.65%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (1.65%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.47%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.47%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.47%) OLAP
6 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.24%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.24%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (10.12%) Visual Studio
2 23 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (5.18%) Axure RP
4 20 (4.71%) NUnit
5 16 (3.76%) Selenium
6 13 (3.06%) Subversion
7 8 (1.88%) MSTest
7 8 (1.88%) JUnit
8 7 (1.65%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (1.41%) Maven
9 6 (1.41%) JIRA
9 6 (1.41%) Ant
10 5 (1.18%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.18%) Grunt
11 3 (0.71%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.71%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.71%) StarTeam
11 3 (0.71%) Bower
12 2 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 30 (7.06%) Marketing
2 28 (6.59%) Finance
3 25 (5.88%) Publishing
4 18 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.35%) Retail
6 4 (0.94%) Games
7 3 (0.71%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.71%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.71%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.47%) Czech Language
8 2 (0.47%) French Language
8 2 (0.47%) German Language
8 2 (0.47%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.47%) Military
8 2 (0.47%) Advertising
8 2 (0.47%) Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 239 (56.24%) Developer
2 54 (12.71%) .NET Developer
3 51 (12.00%) Analyst
4 45 (10.59%) Web Developer
5 38 (8.94%) CMS Developer
6 32 (7.53%) Business Analyst
7 27 (6.35%) Project Manager
7 27 (6.35%) Front-End Developer
8 22 (5.18%) ServiceNow Developer
9 21 (4.94%) Sitecore Developer
10 18 (4.24%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (4.00%) C# Developer
12 16 (3.76%) PHP Developer
13 14 (3.29%) Senior Developer
14 12 (2.82%) Umbraco Developer
15 11 (2.59%) Systems Analyst
16 10 (2.35%) C# .NET Developer
16 10 (2.35%) Service Desk Engineer
17 9 (2.12%) Designer
18 8 (1.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (49.41%) HTML
2 190 (44.71%) CSS
3 152 (35.76%) .NET
4 126 (29.65%) jQuery
5 117 (27.53%) ASP.NET
6 96 (22.59%) Web Services
7 74 (17.41%) XML
8 61 (14.35%) HTML5
9 56 (13.18%) CSS3
10 52 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 40 (9.41%) Ajax
12 38 (8.94%) XHTML
13 30 (7.06%) XSLT
14 26 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (5.18%) .NET Framework
16 21 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 21 (4.94%) XSD
16 21 (4.94%) WCF
17 19 (4.47%) AngularJS
18 18 (4.24%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.47%) User Experience
2 42 (9.88%) W3C
3 26 (6.12%) CMDB
4 20 (4.71%) Social Media
5 17 (4.00%) Web 2.0
6 14 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.12%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.65%) Open Source
9 7 (1.65%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (1.41%) Google Search Appliance
10 6 (1.41%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.41%) BBC
11 4 (0.94%) Copywriting
12 3 (0.71%) Handset
12 3 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.71%) New Media
12 3 (0.71%) Blog
12 3 (0.71%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.47%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.88%) Windows
2 14 (3.29%) Linux
3 11 (2.59%) UNIX
4 4 (0.94%) CentOS
5 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.47%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (32.94%) Content Management
2 132 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (16.00%) MVC
4 51 (12.00%) Web Development
5 49 (11.53%) Scrum
6 45 (10.59%) ITIL
7 42 (9.88%) E-Commerce
8 34 (8.00%) Service Management
9 32 (7.53%) OOP
10 31 (7.29%) OO
11 30 (7.06%) Unit Testing
12 27 (6.35%) ITSM
13 26 (6.12%) SEO
14 25 (5.88%) Workflow
14 25 (5.88%) Migration
14 25 (5.88%) TDD
14 25 (5.88%) CRM
15 23 (5.41%) Project Management
15 23 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (4.94%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (36.71%) JavaScript
2 114 (26.82%) C#
3 95 (22.35%) SQL
4 54 (12.71%) Java
5 46 (10.82%) PHP
6 12 (2.82%) Python
7 5 (1.18%) C
8 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.71%) Perl
9 3 (0.71%) PHP5
10 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.24%) C++
10 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (4.47%) Degree
2 13 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.12%) ISEB
4 6 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.94%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.35%) QA
2 7 (1.65%) WCAG
3 5 (1.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.18%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (2.82%) Puppet
2 10 (2.35%) TeamSite
3 6 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.18%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.71%) WMI
5 3 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (14.82%) Sitecore
2 60 (14.12%) Adobe
3 39 (9.18%) HP
4 31 (7.29%) Google
5 29 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 27 (6.35%) OpenText
6 27 (6.35%) BMC
7 24 (5.65%) CA
7 24 (5.65%) ServiceNow
8 22 (5.18%) RedDot
9 20 (4.71%) Ektron
10 9 (2.12%) Avaya
10 9 (2.12%) Capita
11 7 (1.65%) FatWire
12 6 (1.41%) Oracle
13 5 (1.18%) Remedy
13 5 (1.18%) Twitter
13 5 (1.18%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.94%) Facebook
14 4 (0.94%) hybris
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