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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 77 122 102
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -20
Contract jobs citing CMS 244 120 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.49% 1.36% 1.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.99% 7.91% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 59 61
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 8
Average hourly rate £21.79 £22.06 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.83 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.25 £118.75 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.13% +18.75%
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
1744 1518 1264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.79% 17.14% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 768 649
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 84 100
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +30 71 £335 -0.74% 25
Buckinghamshire +15 45 £388 +5.44% 7
Hampshire +5 44 £340 +8.80% 11
East Sussex +20 28 £288 -11.53% 2
Oxfordshire -3 23 £330 +45.05% 6
Surrey +12 21 £388 -9.35% 16
Kent -10 4 £315 -10.00% 3
West Sussex -14 4 - - 2
Middlesex +4 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Isle of Wight - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 192 (48.48%) HTML
2 180 (45.45%) CSS
3 158 (39.90%) JavaScript
4 139 (35.10%) .NET
5 137 (34.60%) jQuery
6 116 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (27.02%) Content Management
7 107 (27.02%) ASP.NET
8 99 (25.00%) C#
9 83 (20.96%) HTML5
10 77 (19.44%) MVC
11 75 (18.94%) SQL
12 72 (18.18%) CSS3
13 71 (17.93%) XML
14 67 (16.92%) Web Services
15 63 (15.91%) SQL Server
16 54 (13.64%) PHP
16 54 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
16 54 (13.64%) Sitecore
17 53 (13.38%) Web Development
17 53 (13.38%) Adobe
18 50 (12.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 49 (12.37%) Marketing
20 47 (11.87%) User Experience
21 45 (11.36%) W3C
22 43 (10.86%) Scrum
23 42 (10.61%) MySQL
23 42 (10.61%) Drupal
24 41 (10.35%) Visual Studio
24 41 (10.35%) Publishing

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 54 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 42 (10.61%) Drupal
3 35 (8.84%) Kentico
4 26 (6.57%) Umbraco
4 26 (6.57%) SharePoint
5 25 (6.31%) WordPress
6 23 (5.81%) Apache
7 21 (5.30%) IIS
8 15 (3.79%) Adobe CQ
9 14 (3.54%) TeamSite
9 14 (3.54%) Alfresco
10 12 (3.03%) Tomcat
11 8 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (2.02%) Liferay
12 7 (1.77%) Sitefinity
13 6 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.52%) Joomla!
14 5 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (1.26%) uWSGI
14 5 (1.26%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 29 (7.32%) Photoshop
2 27 (6.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (3.03%) MS Excel
4 10 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.52%) MS Office
6 5 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.51%) InDesign
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 9 (2.27%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.52%) Tridion
2 6 (1.52%) Magento
3 5 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.51%) AWD
5 2 (0.51%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) assyst
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.76%) Office 365
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.32%) Intranet
2 8 (2.02%) Internet
3 5 (1.26%) HTTP
4 2 (0.51%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) Extranet
5 1 (0.25%) 3G
5 1 (0.25%) 2G
5 1 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.61%) MySQL
3 14 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.77%) SAP BW
7 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.51%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.51%) OLAP
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (10.35%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.30%) Axure RP
4 18 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (4.29%) Maven
6 12 (3.03%) NUnit
6 12 (3.03%) Subversion
7 11 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
8 9 (2.27%) Grunt
9 8 (2.02%) JUnit
10 7 (1.77%) JIRA
10 7 (1.77%) Selenium
11 6 (1.52%) Ant
12 4 (1.01%) StarTeam
13 3 (0.76%) Xdebug
14 2 (0.51%) Firebug
14 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
15 1 (0.25%) Xcode
15 1 (0.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 49 (12.37%) Marketing
2 41 (10.35%) Publishing
3 32 (8.08%) Finance
4 15 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.53%) Retail
6 6 (1.52%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.26%) Banking
7 5 (1.26%) Games
8 4 (1.01%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.76%) Advertising
9 3 (0.76%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.51%) Military
10 2 (0.51%) Czech Language
10 2 (0.51%) French Language
10 2 (0.51%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 236 (59.60%) Developer
2 51 (12.88%) .NET Developer
3 44 (11.11%) Analyst
4 38 (9.60%) CMS Developer
5 37 (9.34%) Web Developer
6 36 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
7 29 (7.32%) Project Manager
8 27 (6.82%) Business Analyst
9 23 (5.81%) Sitecore Developer
10 20 (5.05%) PHP Developer
11 17 (4.29%) C# Developer
12 14 (3.54%) Java Developer
12 14 (3.54%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (3.54%) Systems Analyst
13 12 (3.03%) Digital Project Manager
13 12 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
14 11 (2.78%) Service Desk Engineer
14 11 (2.78%) Architect
14 11 (2.78%) Senior Developer
15 10 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (48.48%) HTML
2 180 (45.45%) CSS
3 139 (35.10%) .NET
4 137 (34.60%) jQuery
5 107 (27.02%) ASP.NET
6 83 (20.96%) HTML5
7 72 (18.18%) CSS3
8 71 (17.93%) XML
9 67 (16.92%) Web Services
10 50 (12.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 39 (9.85%) Ajax
12 34 (8.59%) XHTML
13 33 (8.33%) XSLT
14 27 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 21 (5.30%) XSD
17 20 (5.05%) Spring
18 19 (4.80%) .NET Framework
18 19 (4.80%) WCF
19 18 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.87%) User Experience
2 45 (11.36%) W3C
3 20 (5.05%) Web 2.0
4 18 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.29%) Mobile App
6 16 (4.04%) Social Media
7 14 (3.54%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.02%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.52%) Open Source
10 5 (1.26%) New Media
10 5 (1.26%) Blog
10 5 (1.26%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.26%) E-Learning
11 4 (1.01%) Copywriting
11 4 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (1.01%) Google Search Appliance
12 2 (0.51%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.51%) Kindle
12 2 (0.51%) FMCG
13 1 (0.25%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.29%) Windows
2 16 (4.04%) Linux
3 7 (1.77%) UNIX
4 4 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.01%) Android
4 4 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.51%) Debian
6 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (27.02%) Content Management
3 77 (19.44%) MVC
4 53 (13.38%) Web Development
5 43 (10.86%) Scrum
6 39 (9.85%) E-Commerce
7 32 (8.08%) OOP
8 29 (7.32%) CRM
9 27 (6.82%) OO
9 27 (6.82%) SEO
10 25 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (6.06%) TDD
12 21 (5.30%) Migration
12 21 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
14 19 (4.80%) Analytics
15 18 (4.55%) Rapid Prototyping
15 18 (4.55%) Automated Testing
16 17 (4.29%) Project Management
16 17 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 158 (39.90%) JavaScript
2 99 (25.00%) C#
3 75 (18.94%) SQL
4 54 (13.64%) PHP
5 38 (9.60%) Java
6 11 (2.78%) Python
7 7 (1.77%) C
7 7 (1.77%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.01%) Perl
8 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.01%) PHP5
9 1 (0.25%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.25%) VBA
9 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (5.30%) Degree
2 15 (3.79%) ISEB
3 10 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.01%) VCP4
5 4 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) HNC
6 1 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.52%) WCAG
1 6 (1.52%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.26%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.77%) Puppet
3 4 (1.01%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (1.01%) WMI
Vendors
1 54 (13.64%) Sitecore
2 53 (13.38%) Adobe
3 29 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 27 (6.82%) Open Text
5 25 (6.31%) Google
6 22 (5.56%) RedDot
7 20 (5.05%) Oracle
8 18 (4.55%) Ektron
9 16 (4.04%) HP
10 14 (3.54%) SAP
11 9 (2.27%) EPiServer
11 9 (2.27%) Capita
12 6 (1.52%) Business Objects
13 5 (1.26%) FatWire
13 5 (1.26%) Zend
14 4 (1.01%) Remedy
14 4 (1.01%) Telerik
14 4 (1.01%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.76%) Borland
15 3 (0.76%) Interwoven
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