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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 152 110 119
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +9
Contract jobs citing CMS 112 140 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 1.52% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.75% 8.20% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 88 61
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.57% -29.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £10.30 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 £19.00 £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £13.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+196.30% -42.22%
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
1659 1707 1412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.33% 18.59% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 917 765
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 76 93
Average hourly rate £18.68 £16.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -9.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £47.50 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -14 39 £325 - 11
Buckinghamshire +7 16 £375 +25.00% 7
Hampshire -4 15 £350 +27.27% 18
East Sussex +6 12 £250 -19.35% 2
Oxfordshire -27 10 £301 -19.86% 4
Surrey -19 8 £312 -3.17% 8
Kent 0 7 £338 +50.00% 3
Middlesex - 2 £406 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 152 (47.95%) HTML
2 125 (39.43%) CSS
3 107 (33.75%) JavaScript
4 92 (29.02%) .NET
5 90 (28.39%) Content Management
6 79 (24.92%) C#
7 72 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (21.77%) ASP.NET
9 67 (21.14%) jQuery
10 51 (16.09%) Sitecore CMS
10 51 (16.09%) Sitecore
10 51 (16.09%) SQL
11 49 (15.46%) PHP
11 49 (15.46%) Web Services
12 48 (15.14%) ITIL
13 47 (14.83%) HTML5
14 41 (12.93%) Service Management
15 40 (12.62%) XML
15 40 (12.62%) Java
15 40 (12.62%) E-Commerce
15 40 (12.62%) CSS3
16 37 (11.67%) Drupal
17 36 (11.36%) SQL Server
18 34 (10.73%) MVC
18 34 (10.73%) Umbraco
19 33 (10.41%) Marketing
20 32 (10.09%) Scrum
20 32 (10.09%) Unit Testing
21 31 (9.78%) CRM
22 29 (9.15%) BMC

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 51 (16.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 37 (11.67%) Drupal
3 34 (10.73%) Umbraco
4 18 (5.68%) WordPress
5 11 (3.47%) Kentico
6 9 (2.84%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (2.21%) Node.js
8 7 (2.21%) IIS
8 7 (2.21%) Apache
8 7 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.26%) DNN
9 4 (1.26%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (1.26%) Confluence
9 4 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.95%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.63%) Zimbra
11 2 (0.63%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.63%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.63%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 16 (5.05%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.58%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.26%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.63%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.63%) MS Office
5 1 (0.32%) InDesign
5 1 (0.32%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 6 (1.89%) Magento
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.32%) Agresso
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.58%) SaaS
3 4 (1.26%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.95%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.32%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.10%) Internet
2 8 (2.52%) Intranet
3 5 (1.58%) Megaco
3 5 (1.58%) WAN
3 5 (1.58%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 4 (1.26%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.26%) SMS
4 4 (1.26%) Extranet
5 3 (0.95%) DECT
5 3 (0.95%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.95%) PCoIP
6 2 (0.63%) SSH
6 2 (0.63%) RIP
6 2 (0.63%) SNMP
6 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.63%) VPN
6 2 (0.63%) MPLS
6 2 (0.63%) OSPF
6 2 (0.63%) BGP
6 2 (0.63%) DOCSIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.20%) MySQL
3 7 (2.21%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.32%) DB2
7 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.32%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (7.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.15%) NUnit
2 10 (3.15%) Subversion
3 9 (2.84%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.84%) Selenium
3 9 (2.84%) MSTest
4 8 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.21%) JIRA
6 4 (1.26%) ReSharper
6 4 (1.26%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.26%) Axure RP
6 4 (1.26%) Grunt
7 3 (0.95%) Bower
7 3 (0.95%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.63%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.63%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.32%) Xcode
9 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (10.41%) Marketing
2 19 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.36%) Finance
4 12 (3.79%) Publishing
5 8 (2.52%) Retail
6 4 (1.26%) Games
7 3 (0.95%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.63%) Military
8 2 (0.63%) Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.63%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.32%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 159 (50.16%) Developer
2 46 (14.51%) Analyst
3 44 (13.88%) Web Developer
4 37 (11.67%) .NET Developer
5 33 (10.41%) Business Analyst
6 25 (7.89%) ServiceNow Developer
7 24 (7.57%) Project Manager
8 20 (6.31%) Front-End Developer
9 15 (4.73%) C# Developer
10 14 (4.42%) Umbraco Developer
10 14 (4.42%) Sitecore Developer
11 12 (3.79%) Designer
11 12 (3.79%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (3.47%) PHP Developer
12 11 (3.47%) Service Desk Engineer
12 11 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (3.15%) Systems Analyst
14 8 (2.52%) Digital Project Manager
14 8 (2.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (2.52%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (47.95%) HTML
2 125 (39.43%) CSS
3 92 (29.02%) .NET
4 69 (21.77%) ASP.NET
5 67 (21.14%) jQuery
6 49 (15.46%) Web Services
7 47 (14.83%) HTML5
8 40 (12.62%) CSS3
8 40 (12.62%) XML
9 25 (7.89%) Ajax
10 22 (6.94%) AngularJS
11 20 (6.31%) LAMP
12 16 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (4.73%) .NET Framework
14 14 (4.42%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (4.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (3.79%) JSON
17 10 (3.15%) XHTML
17 10 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
18 8 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.15%) CMDB
2 27 (8.52%) User Experience
3 21 (6.62%) Social Media
4 11 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.15%) Digital Media
5 10 (3.15%) W3C
5 10 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.21%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (1.89%) BBC
8 3 (0.95%) Handset
8 3 (0.95%) DTV
8 3 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.95%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.63%) Google Search Appliance
9 2 (0.63%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.63%) MPEG
9 2 (0.63%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.94%) Windows
2 8 (2.52%) Linux
3 4 (1.26%) CentOS
3 4 (1.26%) UNIX
4 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.32%) Android
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (28.39%) Content Management
2 72 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (15.14%) ITIL
4 41 (12.93%) Service Management
5 40 (12.62%) E-Commerce
6 34 (10.73%) MVC
7 32 (10.09%) Scrum
7 32 (10.09%) Unit Testing
8 31 (9.78%) CRM
9 28 (8.83%) Workflow
10 27 (8.52%) ITSM
11 25 (7.89%) SEO
12 22 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (6.62%) Project Management
14 20 (6.31%) Knowledge Management
15 19 (5.99%) Migration
16 18 (5.68%) PRINCE2
16 18 (5.68%) OO
17 17 (5.36%) Business Analysis
18 16 (5.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (33.75%) JavaScript
2 79 (24.92%) C#
3 51 (16.09%) SQL
4 49 (15.46%) PHP
5 40 (12.62%) Java
6 5 (1.58%) Python
7 4 (1.26%) Perl
8 2 (0.63%) C
8 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.63%) PHP5
9 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.79%) Degree
3 6 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.47%) QA
2 6 (1.89%) SLA
3 4 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) WCAG
4 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.58%) Puppet
1 5 (1.58%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.32%) Ansible
2 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (16.09%) Sitecore
2 29 (9.15%) BMC
3 27 (8.52%) CA
3 27 (8.52%) HP
3 27 (8.52%) ServiceNow
4 20 (6.31%) Microsoft
5 19 (5.99%) Adobe
6 13 (4.10%) Google
7 11 (3.47%) Avaya
8 8 (2.52%) Twitter
9 7 (2.21%) Facebook
10 6 (1.89%) EPiServer
10 6 (1.89%) Oracle
11 5 (1.58%) Ektron
11 5 (1.58%) Huawei
12 4 (1.26%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.26%) hybris
12 4 (1.26%) FatWire
13 3 (0.95%) Apple
13 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
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Roc Search Limited
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Dependent on skills and experience.
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Rate: £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot
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Rate: £250 - £500 per day
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Rate: £345 - £400 per day + Competitive
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