The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 114 119 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing CMS 137 122 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.51% 1.45% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.23% 8.68% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 61 73
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £516 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.30 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.71% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-42.22% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1665 1405 1591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.41% 16.66% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 761 773
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 93 86
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
CMS
England

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 July 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
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 July 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 +15 57 £325 +30.00% 14
Surrey +9 29 £323 -7.85% 11
Hampshire -29 19 £275 -1.78% 18
Oxfordshire -1 15 £375 +44.57% 7
Buckinghamshire -6 8 £300 +45.45% 3
Kent +6 5 £225 -52.63% 3
East Sussex - 2 £310 - 1
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 4
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 129 (44.95%) HTML
2 108 (37.63%) CSS
3 92 (32.06%) JavaScript
4 83 (28.92%) Content Management
5 70 (24.39%) .NET
6 67 (23.34%) C#
7 59 (20.56%) jQuery
8 57 (19.86%) HTML5
9 54 (18.82%) PHP
10 51 (17.77%) ASP.NET
11 43 (14.98%) XML
12 42 (14.63%) MVC
13 40 (13.94%) E-Commerce
13 40 (13.94%) Marketing
14 37 (12.89%) Sitecore CMS
14 37 (12.89%) Sitecore
15 36 (12.54%) MySQL
16 35 (12.20%) SQL
16 35 (12.20%) SEO
17 34 (11.85%) CSS3
18 33 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (11.50%) Web Services
19 32 (11.15%) Web Development
19 32 (11.15%) Drupal
20 31 (10.80%) SQL Server
20 31 (10.80%) Microsoft
21 29 (10.10%) Scrum
22 24 (8.36%) Finance
22 24 (8.36%) Unit Testing
22 24 (8.36%) Analytics

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 37 (12.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 32 (11.15%) Drupal
3 18 (6.27%) Umbraco
4 16 (5.57%) WordPress
5 13 (4.53%) Magnolia
6 12 (4.18%) Joomla!
7 10 (3.48%) Apache
7 10 (3.48%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.14%) TeamSite
8 9 (3.14%) IBM Notes
9 8 (2.79%) Kentico
10 7 (2.44%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (2.44%) WebSphere
11 6 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
13 3 (1.05%) IIS
13 3 (1.05%) uWSGI
13 3 (1.05%) Node.js
13 3 (1.05%) DNN
Applications
1 15 (5.23%) Photoshop
2 12 (4.18%) MS Office
3 8 (2.79%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Google Analytics
1 4 (1.39%) Magento
2 3 (1.05%) Tridion
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
1 1 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.23%) Intranet
2 7 (2.44%) Internet
3 5 (1.74%) HTTP
3 5 (1.74%) NFC
4 4 (1.39%) Cisco ICM
4 4 (1.39%) VoIP
4 4 (1.39%) Broadband
5 3 (1.05%) DHCP
5 3 (1.05%) DNS
5 3 (1.05%) Firewall
5 3 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.35%) Nortel Meridian
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.35%) ISDN
6 1 (0.35%) LAN
6 1 (0.35%) PBX
6 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.54%) MySQL
2 31 (10.80%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.70%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.70%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (5.57%) Subversion
2 12 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.48%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.14%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.14%) Jasmine
5 7 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.44%) Grunt
6 6 (2.09%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (2.09%) JIRA
7 4 (1.39%) Selenium
8 3 (1.05%) JSUnit
8 3 (1.05%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.05%) NUnit
9 1 (0.35%) Xcode
9 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.35%) XMLUnit
9 1 (0.35%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.35%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.35%) Ant
General
1 40 (13.94%) Marketing
2 24 (8.36%) Finance
3 21 (7.32%) Publishing
4 19 (6.62%) Retail
5 10 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.79%) French Language
6 8 (2.79%) German Language
7 6 (2.09%) Dutch Language
7 6 (2.09%) Games
8 5 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.74%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.39%) Portuguese Language
9 4 (1.39%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.39%) Legal
10 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.05%) Automotive
10 3 (1.05%) Danish Language
10 3 (1.05%) Swedish Language
10 3 (1.05%) Japanese Language
10 3 (1.05%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 151 (52.61%) Developer
2 35 (12.20%) Web Developer
3 33 (11.50%) .NET Developer
4 25 (8.71%) Analyst
5 24 (8.36%) PHP Developer
6 23 (8.01%) C# Developer
7 22 (7.67%) Project Manager
8 18 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (6.27%) Sitecore Developer
9 16 (5.57%) Front-End Developer
10 15 (5.23%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (3.48%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.48%) CMS Developer
11 10 (3.48%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (3.14%) Digital Project Manager
13 8 (2.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 8 (2.79%) ServiceNow Developer
13 8 (2.79%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (44.95%) HTML
2 108 (37.63%) CSS
3 70 (24.39%) .NET
4 59 (20.56%) jQuery
5 57 (19.86%) HTML5
6 51 (17.77%) ASP.NET
7 43 (14.98%) XML
8 34 (11.85%) CSS3
9 33 (11.50%) Web Services
10 21 (7.32%) JSON
11 17 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (5.23%) Ajax
13 14 (4.88%) XHTML
14 12 (4.18%) LAMP
15 11 (3.83%) WCF
16 9 (3.14%) Spring
16 9 (3.14%) SOAP
16 9 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 7 (2.44%) Flash
18 6 (2.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.97%) Open Source
1 20 (6.97%) Mobile App
2 17 (5.92%) Social Media
3 9 (3.14%) CMDB
4 8 (2.79%) W3C
5 7 (2.44%) E-Learning
6 6 (2.09%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.39%) Copywriting
8 4 (1.39%) Blog
9 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.05%) NHS
9 3 (1.05%) Kindle
10 2 (0.70%) iPad
10 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.70%) New Media
10 2 (0.70%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.70%) Social Network
11 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.83%) Windows
2 8 (2.79%) Linux
3 6 (2.09%) UNIX
4 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.05%) Android
6 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.92%) Content Management
2 42 (14.63%) MVC
3 40 (13.94%) E-Commerce
4 35 (12.20%) SEO
5 33 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (11.15%) Web Development
7 29 (10.10%) Scrum
8 24 (8.36%) Unit Testing
8 24 (8.36%) Analytics
9 23 (8.01%) Project Management
10 20 (6.97%) Web Design
11 19 (6.62%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (6.27%) TDD
12 18 (6.27%) Migration
13 16 (5.57%) Web Analytics
14 14 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (4.88%) BDD
15 13 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (4.53%) Kanban
16 12 (4.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (32.06%) JavaScript
2 67 (23.34%) C#
3 54 (18.82%) PHP
4 35 (12.20%) SQL
5 23 (8.01%) Java
6 13 (4.53%) Perl
7 9 (3.14%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.79%) VBScript
9 6 (2.09%) VB
9 6 (2.09%) Python
9 6 (2.09%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.39%) PHP5
11 2 (0.70%) Scala
11 2 (0.70%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.35%) Lua
12 1 (0.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.35%) C
12 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (5.57%) Degree
2 11 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.74%) ISEB
5 4 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.05%) PMP
6 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.88%) QA
2 5 (1.74%) WCAG
3 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.05%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.35%) XenApp
2 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.74%) Puppet
2 4 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (12.89%) Sitecore
2 31 (10.80%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.32%) Oracle
4 15 (5.23%) Adobe
5 12 (4.18%) HP
6 11 (3.83%) Ektron
7 10 (3.48%) Google
8 9 (3.14%) Lotus
8 9 (3.14%) ServiceNow
9 8 (2.79%) BMC
9 8 (2.79%) CA
10 5 (1.74%) Open Text
10 5 (1.74%) Interwoven
10 5 (1.74%) Cisco
10 5 (1.74%) IBM
11 4 (1.39%) Avaya
11 4 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.39%) FatWire
11 4 (1.39%) Zend
11 4 (1.39%) Sencha
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