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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 111 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing CMS 148 144 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.53% 1.72% 1.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.22% 10.01% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 71 107
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.94 £13.80 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £114.00 £38.50 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1606 1438 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.58% 17.18% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 766 847
Average daily rate £350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 95 80
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £32.50 £41.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 54 £335 +11.66% 4
Hampshire +8 24 £250 -16.66% 8
Surrey -19 16 £375 - 16
Oxfordshire -5 15 £175 -36.36% 9
Buckinghamshire -19 13 £478 +193.84% 4
East Sussex 0 11 £230 -50.27% 4
Kent +8 2 £435 - 4
Middlesex -3 2 £380 - 1
West Sussex -24 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 110 (43.82%) HTML
2 94 (37.45%) CSS
3 83 (33.07%) .NET
4 81 (32.27%) C#
5 77 (30.68%) JavaScript
6 74 (29.48%) Content Management
7 61 (24.30%) jQuery
8 57 (22.71%) HTML5
9 52 (20.72%) ASP.NET
10 45 (17.93%) MVC
11 42 (16.73%) SQL
11 42 (16.73%) XML
11 42 (16.73%) Sitecore CMS
11 42 (16.73%) Sitecore
12 41 (16.33%) SQL Server
13 39 (15.54%) PHP
14 38 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (14.74%) CSS3
16 31 (12.35%) Web Services
17 30 (11.95%) SEO
17 30 (11.95%) Web Development
18 28 (11.16%) Finance
18 28 (11.16%) MySQL
19 27 (10.76%) E-Commerce
19 27 (10.76%) Microsoft
20 26 (10.36%) Umbraco
21 24 (9.56%) Scrum
22 23 (9.16%) JSON
22 23 (9.16%) Ektron
22 23 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (16.73%) Sitecore CMS
2 26 (10.36%) Umbraco
3 20 (7.97%) Adobe CQ
4 19 (7.57%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (5.58%) Kentico
6 12 (4.78%) Magnolia
7 11 (4.38%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.19%) Drupal
9 7 (2.79%) WordPress
10 5 (1.99%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.99%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.99%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.99%) Escenic
11 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.20%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.80%) concrete5
12 2 (0.80%) nginx
12 2 (0.80%) Apache
13 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (5.98%) Photoshop
2 11 (4.38%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.98%) MS Office
4 5 (1.99%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Magento
2 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) SaaS
1 2 (0.80%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.79%) Intranet
1 7 (2.79%) HTTP
2 5 (1.99%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) BGP
3 1 (0.40%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.40%) MGCP
3 1 (0.40%) DEFINITY
3 1 (0.40%) SAN
3 1 (0.40%) SSL
3 1 (0.40%) FTP
3 1 (0.40%) RIP
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) Wireless
3 1 (0.40%) SCCP
3 1 (0.40%) H.323
3 1 (0.40%) Extranet
3 1 (0.40%) Broadband
3 1 (0.40%) DECT
3 1 (0.40%) ISDN
3 1 (0.40%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.16%) MySQL
3 10 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.99%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.99%) Big Data
5 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.80%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 17 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (5.58%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.59%) Subversion
4 6 (2.39%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.99%) MSI
5 5 (1.99%) NUnit
5 5 (1.99%) WiX
5 5 (1.99%) Grunt
6 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.80%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.40%) Xcode
8 1 (0.40%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.40%) XMLUnit
8 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.40%) Sublime Text
General
1 28 (11.16%) Finance
2 20 (7.97%) Publishing
3 18 (7.17%) Retail
3 18 (7.17%) Marketing
4 8 (3.19%) Games
5 6 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.99%) Automotive
7 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.59%) French Language
8 3 (1.20%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.80%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 144 (57.37%) Developer
2 42 (16.73%) .NET Developer
3 31 (12.35%) Web Developer
4 24 (9.56%) Analyst
5 23 (9.16%) C# Developer
6 22 (8.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (7.57%) PHP Developer
8 18 (7.17%) Senior Developer
8 18 (7.17%) Sitecore Developer
9 16 (6.37%) CMS Developer
9 16 (6.37%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (4.78%) Test Analyst
11 11 (4.38%) Copywriter
11 11 (4.38%) Front-End Developer
12 10 (3.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.59%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.59%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (3.59%) .NET Software Developer
14 8 (3.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 8 (3.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (43.82%) HTML
2 94 (37.45%) CSS
3 83 (33.07%) .NET
4 61 (24.30%) jQuery
5 57 (22.71%) HTML5
6 52 (20.72%) ASP.NET
7 42 (16.73%) XML
8 37 (14.74%) CSS3
9 31 (12.35%) Web Services
10 23 (9.16%) JSON
10 23 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (8.76%) Ajax
12 18 (7.17%) WCF
13 16 (6.37%) XHTML
14 13 (5.18%) .NET Framework
15 12 (4.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 10 (3.98%) Spring
16 10 (3.98%) Struts
17 9 (3.59%) LAMP
17 9 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.37%) Open Source
2 15 (5.98%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.59%) E-Learning
4 8 (3.19%) CMDB
5 7 (2.79%) Copywriting
6 5 (1.99%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.59%) Economics
7 4 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.59%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.20%) W3C
8 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.20%) Kindle
8 3 (1.20%) Social Media
9 2 (0.80%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.80%) New Media
9 2 (0.80%) IVR
9 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.79%) Windows
2 6 (2.39%) Linux
3 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.20%) Android
4 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.48%) Content Management
2 45 (17.93%) MVC
3 38 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (11.95%) SEO
4 30 (11.95%) Web Development
5 27 (10.76%) E-Commerce
6 24 (9.56%) Scrum
7 22 (8.76%) Unit Testing
8 16 (6.37%) Analytics
8 16 (6.37%) Project Management
9 15 (5.98%) TDD
10 13 (5.18%) OO
10 13 (5.18%) Time Management
11 12 (4.78%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (4.78%) Automated Testing
11 12 (4.78%) Migration
12 11 (4.38%) Workflow
12 11 (4.38%) Knowledge Management
12 11 (4.38%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (32.27%) C#
2 77 (30.68%) JavaScript
3 42 (16.73%) SQL
4 39 (15.54%) PHP
5 22 (8.76%) Java
6 9 (3.59%) VBScript
6 9 (3.59%) VB
7 6 (2.39%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.99%) Scala
9 4 (1.59%) Perl
10 2 (0.80%) PHP5
10 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.40%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.40%) Lua
11 1 (0.40%) XAML
11 1 (0.40%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 14 (5.58%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.78%) Degree
3 9 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.79%) ISEB
4 7 (2.79%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.40%) CCNP
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.98%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (2.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 42 (16.73%) Sitecore
2 27 (10.76%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.16%) Ektron
4 14 (5.58%) HP
5 13 (5.18%) Oracle
6 9 (3.59%) Adobe
7 7 (2.79%) BMC
7 7 (2.79%) CA
7 7 (2.79%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.99%) JBoss
8 5 (1.99%) Sencha
9 4 (1.59%) FatWire
9 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.20%) IBM
10 3 (1.20%) Google
10 3 (1.20%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.80%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.80%) Zend
11 2 (0.80%) Siebel
11 2 (0.80%) Cisco
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