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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 113 116 105
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing CMS 139 124 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.51% 1.46% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.21% 8.93% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 65 78
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £172 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £506 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 £12.65 £22.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-43.14% +23.61%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1694 1388 1641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.42% 16.32% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 758 804
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 92 85
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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 29 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 29 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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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 +16 56 £325 +23.80% 9
Surrey +8 27 £300 -11.11% 9
Hampshire -20 21 £275 -4.34% 14
Oxfordshire +3 15 £370 +85.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -5 9 £300 +45.45% 2
Kent +5 6 £225 -52.63% 5
East Sussex - 2 £310 - 2
West Sussex -10 1 £315 -29.01% 5
Middlesex - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 127 (44.25%) HTML
2 107 (37.28%) CSS
3 91 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 80 (27.87%) Content Management
5 69 (24.04%) .NET
6 66 (23.00%) C#
7 58 (20.21%) jQuery
7 58 (20.21%) HTML5
8 55 (19.16%) PHP
9 52 (18.12%) ASP.NET
10 42 (14.63%) XML
11 41 (14.29%) MVC
11 41 (14.29%) Marketing
12 40 (13.94%) E-Commerce
13 37 (12.89%) MySQL
14 35 (12.20%) SEO
14 35 (12.20%) CSS3
15 34 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (11.85%) SQL
16 33 (11.50%) Web Services
16 33 (11.50%) Web Development
16 33 (11.50%) Sitecore CMS
16 33 (11.50%) Sitecore
17 32 (11.15%) Drupal
17 32 (11.15%) SQL Server
18 30 (10.45%) Scrum
18 30 (10.45%) Microsoft
19 24 (8.36%) Finance
19 24 (8.36%) Unit Testing
19 24 (8.36%) Analytics

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 33 (11.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 32 (11.15%) Drupal
3 18 (6.27%) Umbraco
4 16 (5.57%) WordPress
5 13 (4.53%) Magnolia
6 11 (3.83%) Joomla!
6 11 (3.83%) Apache
7 10 (3.48%) TeamSite
7 10 (3.48%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.14%) IBM Notes
9 8 (2.79%) Kentico
10 7 (2.44%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (2.09%) WebSphere
11 6 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.39%) uWSGI
13 3 (1.05%) Node.js
13 3 (1.05%) DNN
13 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
13 3 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (5.57%) Photoshop
2 12 (4.18%) MS Office
3 7 (2.44%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.35%) MS Project
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
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%) Broadband
5 3 (1.05%) VoIP
5 3 (1.05%) DNS
5 3 (1.05%) DHCP
5 3 (1.05%) Cisco ICM
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%) RFID
6 1 (0.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.35%) LAN
6 1 (0.35%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.89%) MySQL
2 32 (11.15%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.09%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.70%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.70%) Big Data
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (5.92%) Subversion
2 12 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.48%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.14%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.14%) Jasmine
5 8 (2.79%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.44%) Grunt
7 6 (2.09%) JIRA
7 6 (2.09%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (1.39%) Selenium
9 3 (1.05%) JSUnit
9 3 (1.05%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.05%) NUnit
10 1 (0.35%) Xcode
10 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.35%) XMLUnit
10 1 (0.35%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.35%) PhoneGap
10 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 41 (14.29%) Marketing
2 24 (8.36%) Finance
3 22 (7.67%) Publishing
4 20 (6.97%) Retail
5 9 (3.14%) 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%) 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
11 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 150 (52.26%) Developer
2 36 (12.54%) Web Developer
3 31 (10.80%) .NET Developer
4 25 (8.71%) Analyst
5 24 (8.36%) PHP Developer
6 22 (7.67%) Project Manager
7 21 (7.32%) C# Developer
8 17 (5.92%) Front-End Developer
8 17 (5.92%) Sitecore Developer
9 16 (5.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (5.23%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (3.48%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.48%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (3.14%) Digital Project Manager
12 9 (3.14%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.79%) Test Analyst
13 8 (2.79%) CMS Developer
13 8 (2.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 8 (2.79%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (44.25%) HTML
2 107 (37.28%) CSS
3 69 (24.04%) .NET
4 58 (20.21%) jQuery
4 58 (20.21%) HTML5
5 52 (18.12%) ASP.NET
6 42 (14.63%) XML
7 35 (12.20%) CSS3
8 33 (11.50%) Web Services
9 21 (7.32%) JSON
10 16 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (5.23%) Ajax
12 14 (4.88%) XHTML
13 12 (4.18%) LAMP
14 11 (3.83%) WCF
15 9 (3.14%) Spring
15 9 (3.14%) SOAP
15 9 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (2.44%) Flash
17 6 (2.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 20 (6.97%) Open Source
3 17 (5.92%) Social Media
4 9 (3.14%) CMDB
5 8 (2.79%) W3C
6 7 (2.44%) E-Learning
7 6 (2.09%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.74%) Copywriting
8 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.39%) Blog
9 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.05%) NHS
10 3 (1.05%) Kindle
10 3 (1.05%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.70%) New Media
11 2 (0.70%) iPad
11 2 (0.70%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.70%) Social Network
12 1 (0.35%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.83%) Windows
2 8 (2.79%) Linux
3 7 (2.44%) 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 80 (27.87%) Content Management
2 41 (14.29%) MVC
3 40 (13.94%) E-Commerce
4 35 (12.20%) SEO
5 34 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (11.50%) Web Development
7 30 (10.45%) 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%) Migration
11 19 (6.62%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (6.27%) TDD
13 16 (5.57%) Web Analytics
14 15 (5.23%) BDD
14 15 (5.23%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (4.88%) Kanban
16 13 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (4.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (31.71%) JavaScript
2 66 (23.00%) C#
3 55 (19.16%) PHP
4 34 (11.85%) SQL
5 23 (8.01%) Java
6 13 (4.53%) Perl
7 9 (3.14%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.79%) VBScript
9 7 (2.44%) Python
9 7 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.09%) VB
11 4 (1.39%) PHP5
12 2 (0.70%) Scala
12 2 (0.70%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.35%) Lua
13 1 (0.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.35%) C
13 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 Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.05%) PMP
6 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
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 4 (1.39%) Shibboleth
2 3 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) XenApp
3 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.09%) Puppet
2 4 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (11.50%) Sitecore
2 30 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.32%) Oracle
4 17 (5.92%) Adobe
5 12 (4.18%) HP
6 10 (3.48%) Google
7 9 (3.14%) Ektron
7 9 (3.14%) Lotus
7 9 (3.14%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.79%) BMC
8 8 (2.79%) CA
9 5 (1.74%) Open Text
9 5 (1.74%) IBM
9 5 (1.74%) Interwoven
10 4 (1.39%) Avaya
10 4 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.39%) Cisco
10 4 (1.39%) Zend
10 4 (1.39%) Sencha
11 3 (1.05%) FatWire
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