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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 76 147 97
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -50
Contract jobs citing CMS 237 90 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.39% 1.06% 1.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.67% 6.12% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 55 68
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.24% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 13
Average hourly rate £18.94 £45.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.38% +152.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £45.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £45.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
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
1734 1471 1429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.49% 17.26% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 799 732
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 75 91
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +17 51 £333 +10.83% 19
Buckinghamshire +20 46 £334 -11.58% 8
Hampshire +6 40 £328 +4.80% 21
Oxfordshire +6 36 £425 +14.86% 6
Surrey +12 28 £325 - 5
East Sussex +10 18 £184 -42.04% 5
Kent - 6 £315 - 6
Middlesex - 4 £275 -
West Sussex - - - - 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 181 (47.38%) HTML
2 167 (43.72%) CSS
3 149 (39.01%) JavaScript
4 124 (32.46%) jQuery
5 108 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (28.01%) .NET
7 100 (26.18%) Content Management
8 85 (22.25%) HTML5
9 84 (21.99%) ASP.NET
10 76 (19.90%) C#
11 71 (18.59%) XML
12 68 (17.80%) CSS3
13 66 (17.28%) Marketing
14 64 (16.75%) MVC
15 57 (14.92%) SQL
15 57 (14.92%) Drupal
16 56 (14.66%) SQL Server
16 56 (14.66%) Web Services
17 54 (14.14%) PHP
18 48 (12.57%) User Experience
19 46 (12.04%) MySQL
19 46 (12.04%) E-Commerce
20 45 (11.78%) Adobe
21 44 (11.52%) Web Development
22 41 (10.73%) Sitecore CMS
22 41 (10.73%) Sitecore
23 40 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 39 (10.21%) Finance
25 38 (9.95%) SEO
25 38 (9.95%) Scrum

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 57 (14.92%) Drupal
2 41 (10.73%) Sitecore CMS
3 35 (9.16%) Apache
4 28 (7.33%) WordPress
5 24 (6.28%) Kentico
6 23 (6.02%) SharePoint
7 22 (5.76%) Umbraco
8 20 (5.24%) Adobe CQ
9 19 (4.97%) TeamSite
10 16 (4.19%) Alfresco
11 15 (3.93%) IIS
12 13 (3.40%) Joomla!
13 12 (3.14%) Tomcat
14 10 (2.62%) Liferay
15 9 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (2.09%) IBM Notes
17 6 (1.57%) ExpressionEngine
17 6 (1.57%) uWSGI
18 5 (1.31%) Sitefinity
19 4 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (7.33%) Photoshop
2 17 (4.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (3.14%) MS Excel
4 10 (2.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (2.36%) MS Office
6 5 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.52%) MS Project
9 1 (0.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (2.36%) Tridion
1 9 (2.36%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.57%) Magento
3 5 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.52%) SAP CS
5 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.52%) AWD
6 1 (0.26%) assyst
6 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.28%) Intranet
2 10 (2.62%) Internet
3 6 (1.57%) HTTP
4 3 (0.79%) Cisco ICM
4 3 (0.79%) DNS
4 3 (0.79%) Broadband
4 3 (0.79%) VoIP
4 3 (0.79%) DHCP
4 3 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.79%) Firewall
5 2 (0.52%) NFC
6 1 (0.26%) RFID
6 1 (0.26%) LAN
6 1 (0.26%) FTP
6 1 (0.26%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.04%) MySQL
3 24 (6.28%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.14%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.36%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.79%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 30 (7.85%) Visual Studio
2 22 (5.76%) Jenkins
3 21 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.50%) Subversion
4 16 (4.19%) Maven
5 14 (3.66%) JIRA
6 13 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (3.40%) Axure RP
7 10 (2.62%) Grunt
8 9 (2.36%) Selenium
8 9 (2.36%) Dreamweaver
9 7 (1.83%) JUnit
9 7 (1.83%) NUnit
10 5 (1.31%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.31%) Ant
11 4 (1.05%) StarTeam
12 3 (0.79%) Xdebug
13 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.52%) JSUnit
13 2 (0.52%) Firebug
General
1 66 (17.28%) Marketing
2 39 (10.21%) Finance
3 36 (9.42%) Publishing
4 13 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.14%) Retail
6 9 (2.36%) Spanish Language
7 7 (1.83%) Italian Language
7 7 (1.83%) Portuguese Language
8 6 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.57%) German Language
9 5 (1.31%) Legal
9 5 (1.31%) Banking
10 3 (0.79%) French Language
10 3 (0.79%) Games
10 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.79%) Advertising
10 3 (0.79%) Electronics
11 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.52%) Automotive
11 2 (0.52%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 209 (54.71%) Developer
2 44 (11.52%) Front-End Developer
3 43 (11.26%) Web Developer
4 38 (9.95%) Analyst
5 34 (8.90%) .NET Developer
6 33 (8.64%) Project Manager
7 28 (7.33%) CMS Developer
8 21 (5.50%) Business Analyst
8 21 (5.50%) PHP Developer
9 19 (4.97%) Digital Project Manager
10 15 (3.93%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (3.93%) Java Developer
11 14 (3.66%) Sitecore Developer
12 13 (3.40%) C# Developer
12 13 (3.40%) Senior Developer
13 12 (3.14%) Architect
14 11 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (2.36%) SAP Business Analyst
16 8 (2.09%) Front-End Web Developer
16 8 (2.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (47.38%) HTML
2 167 (43.72%) CSS
3 124 (32.46%) jQuery
4 107 (28.01%) .NET
5 85 (22.25%) HTML5
6 84 (21.99%) ASP.NET
7 71 (18.59%) XML
8 68 (17.80%) CSS3
9 56 (14.66%) Web Services
10 40 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 38 (9.95%) Ajax
12 28 (7.33%) XHTML
13 25 (6.54%) XSLT
14 21 (5.50%) SOAP
14 21 (5.50%) Spring
15 20 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (4.97%) JSON
17 18 (4.71%) WCF
17 18 (4.71%) Sass
18 16 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.57%) User Experience
2 38 (9.95%) W3C
3 23 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 20 (5.24%) Social Media
5 15 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.66%) Web 2.0
7 13 (3.40%) Digital Media
8 12 (3.14%) Open Source
9 11 (2.88%) Computer Science
10 10 (2.62%) Blog
11 7 (1.83%) Copywriting
12 6 (1.57%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.31%) New Media
14 4 (1.05%) Google Search Appliance
14 4 (1.05%) E-Learning
15 3 (0.79%) DTV
16 2 (0.52%) Visualisation
16 2 (0.52%) Social Network
16 2 (0.52%) FMCG
16 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.54%) Linux
2 15 (3.93%) Windows
3 11 (2.88%) UNIX
4 10 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.31%) Debian
6 4 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.05%) Android
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (26.18%) Content Management
3 64 (16.75%) MVC
4 46 (12.04%) E-Commerce
5 44 (11.52%) Web Development
6 38 (9.95%) SEO
6 38 (9.95%) Scrum
7 27 (7.07%) Migration
8 26 (6.81%) Analytics
9 25 (6.54%) Responsive Web Design
10 24 (6.28%) OOP
10 24 (6.28%) Digital Marketing
11 22 (5.76%) OO
11 22 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (5.50%) CRM
13 18 (4.71%) Kanban
14 17 (4.45%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (4.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (4.19%) User Stories
16 15 (3.93%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (39.01%) JavaScript
2 76 (19.90%) C#
3 57 (14.92%) SQL
4 54 (14.14%) PHP
5 35 (9.16%) Java
6 15 (3.93%) Python
7 8 (2.09%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.09%) Perl
7 8 (2.09%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.83%) PHP5
8 7 (1.83%) C
9 2 (0.52%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.26%) XPath
10 1 (0.26%) PHP4
10 1 (0.26%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.26%) VBA
10 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (6.54%) Degree
2 14 (3.66%) ISEB
3 8 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) HNC
6 1 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.40%) QA
2 8 (2.09%) WCAG
3 4 (1.05%) SLA
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (1.57%) Shibboleth
2 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) XenApp
3 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.88%) Puppet
1 11 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.05%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (1.05%) WMI
3 1 (0.26%) cPanel
Vendors
1 45 (11.78%) Adobe
2 41 (10.73%) Sitecore
3 34 (8.90%) Microsoft
4 27 (7.07%) Oracle
5 22 (5.76%) Google
6 20 (5.24%) Open Text
7 18 (4.71%) SAP
8 17 (4.45%) Ektron
9 15 (3.93%) HP
10 13 (3.40%) RedDot
11 11 (2.88%) EPiServer
12 10 (2.62%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.09%) Lotus
13 8 (2.09%) Zend
14 6 (1.57%) Interwoven
15 5 (1.31%) Capita
15 5 (1.31%) Business Objects
16 4 (1.05%) Avaya
17 3 (0.79%) Facebook
17 3 (0.79%) Sencha
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