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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 57 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing CMS 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.68% 1.15% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.60% 7.46% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£415 £238 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.73% -30.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £198 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £298 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
111 67 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.97% 15.37% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 45 50
Average daily rate £375 £255 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £398 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.10 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £13.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 September 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 -9 3 £420 +76.84% 1
Newport -10 1 £300 -4.00% 1
Monmouthshire - - - -
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
CMS
Wales

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (78.57%) Sitecore CMS
1 11 (78.57%) Sitecore
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Migration
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) CRM
3 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
4 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (42.86%) GIS
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) C#
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 4 (28.57%) Document Management
7 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) Subversion
8 3 (21.43%) Workflow
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (21.43%) Release Management
8 3 (21.43%) Git (software)

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (78.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) Lync
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
4 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) Basecamp
3 1 (7.14%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Content Editor
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Development Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) GIS
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 8 (57.14%) CRM
2 8 (57.14%) Migration
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (57.14%) BDD
3 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Document Management
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) Workflow
6 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (21.43%) Release Management
7 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 1 (7.14%) Change Management
8 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Sitecore
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft