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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 58 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing CMS 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.37% 0.72% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.94% 2.67% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £333 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.18% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £10.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.47 £32.09 £18.78
% change year-on-year
-36.20% +70.86%
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
68 187 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.43% 26.98% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 130 71
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £44.00 £71.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +23 2 £400 - 1
CMS
Wales

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for CMS.

1 9 (69.23%) Sitecore CMS
1 9 (69.23%) Sitecore
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) Umbraco
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Alterian
6 4 (30.77%) Content Management
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (30.77%) Digital Media
6 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
6 4 (30.77%) QA
6 4 (30.77%) WCF
7 3 (23.08%) Apache Solr
7 3 (23.08%) Lucene
8 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 2 (15.38%) Scrum
8 2 (15.38%) ISEB
8 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (15.38%) Intranet
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) CSS
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) XML

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (38.46%) Umbraco
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Solr
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (15.38%) Welsh Language
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) CMS Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Web Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (30.77%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) Lucene
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Digital Media
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Content Management
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Sitecore
2 4 (30.77%) Alterian
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) NICE Systems