The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 50 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.37% - 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.27% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate
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£325 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 - £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-35.12% +8.33%
CMS
Wales

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 Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
110 78 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.80% 16.46% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 48 52
Average daily rate £350 £319 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the South Wales region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the South Wales region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

CMS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Cardiff - 6 £370 - 3
Newport - 2 £300 -
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - - - - 1
CMS
Wales

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 15 (75.00%) Sitecore
2 14 (70.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (55.00%) CRM
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
4 10 (50.00%) C#
4 10 (50.00%) Migration
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) BDD
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
5 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (35.00%) Document Management
7 7 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (30.00%) GIS
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (30.00%) Lync
8 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (25.00%) Release Management
9 5 (25.00%) Subversion
9 5 (25.00%) CSS
9 5 (25.00%) HTML

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (70.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (30.00%) Lync
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (15.00%) Umbraco
4 3 (15.00%) Kentico
5 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) Basecamp
3 1 (5.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) CMS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Content Editor
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Development Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Development Team Manager
5 1 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) GIS
2 2 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) CRM
2 10 (50.00%) Migration
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (50.00%) BDD
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (35.00%) Document Management
6 5 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (25.00%) Release Management
6 5 (25.00%) Workflow
7 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (15.00%) Web Design
9 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.00%) Usability Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Change Management
10 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Sitecore
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft