The first table below looks at the demand for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 30 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 West 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 83 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 51 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.66% 1.17% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.18% 7.74% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 24
Average daily rate
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£300 £281 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £100 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £433 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +22.22%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
501 323 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.35% 15.07% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 200 321
Average daily rate £331 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £16.85 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
CMS
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CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
Wiltshire +9 19 £300 +14.28% 3
Bristol -17 14 £235 +34.28% 11
Dorset +9 7 £280 +6.66% 9
Gloucestershire -17 5 £300 -29.41% 2
Somerset -17 4 £300 -14.28% 2
Devon -11 2 - - 2
Cornwall - 2 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 57 (54.29%) HTML
2 47 (44.76%) CSS
3 46 (43.81%) JavaScript
4 45 (42.86%) .NET
5 41 (39.05%) Content Management
6 38 (36.19%) C#
7 28 (26.67%) jQuery
8 24 (22.86%) Sitecore CMS
8 24 (22.86%) Sitecore
8 24 (22.86%) SQL Server
9 22 (20.95%) ASP.NET
9 22 (20.95%) HTML5
10 21 (20.00%) CSS3
11 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
12 15 (14.29%) Finance
13 14 (13.33%) MVC
14 13 (12.38%) Java
15 12 (11.43%) Intranet
16 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
16 11 (10.48%) MySQL
16 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
17 10 (9.52%) IIS
18 9 (8.57%) Photoshop
18 9 (8.57%) PHP
18 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
18 9 (8.57%) XHTML
18 9 (8.57%) ColdFusion
18 9 (8.57%) REST
18 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
18 9 (8.57%) Mobile App

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 24 (22.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (9.52%) IIS
3 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.57%) ColdFusion
4 7 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.71%) Umbraco
6 5 (4.76%) TeamSite
6 5 (4.76%) Drupal
7 4 (3.81%) Joomla!
7 4 (3.81%) Railo
8 3 (2.86%) Kentico
8 3 (2.86%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.86%) WordPress
9 2 (1.90%) Escenic
9 2 (1.90%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.90%) Content Management Server
9 2 (1.90%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.57%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.95%) InDesign
4 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Google Analytics
2 5 (4.76%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.90%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) Intranet
2 6 (5.71%) Internet
3 4 (3.81%) Extranet
4 3 (2.86%) PBX
4 3 (2.86%) Nortel Meridian
5 1 (0.95%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.48%) MySQL
3 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.90%) Big Data
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.95%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.95%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.62%) Hudson
3 8 (7.62%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.76%) Selenium
6 4 (3.81%) NUnit
7 3 (2.86%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.95%) Subversion
8 1 (0.95%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.95%) RSpec
8 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.95%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (14.29%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Marketing
3 5 (4.76%) Publishing
4 3 (2.86%) Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Retail
4 3 (2.86%) Legal
5 2 (1.90%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Automotive
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (49.52%) Developer
2 19 (18.10%) Web Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Programmer
6 7 (6.67%) Content Manager
7 6 (5.71%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Sitecore Developer
9 4 (3.81%) CMS Developer
9 4 (3.81%) PPC Specialist
9 4 (3.81%) Content Editor
9 4 (3.81%) Web Editor
9 4 (3.81%) Designer
9 4 (3.81%) PPC Manager
9 4 (3.81%) PPC Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (54.29%) HTML
2 47 (44.76%) CSS
3 45 (42.86%) .NET
4 28 (26.67%) jQuery
5 22 (20.95%) ASP.NET
5 22 (20.95%) HTML5
6 21 (20.00%) CSS3
7 9 (8.57%) XHTML
7 9 (8.57%) REST
8 8 (7.62%) XML
8 8 (7.62%) LAMP
9 6 (5.71%) ADO.NET
10 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.76%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.81%) Ajax
11 4 (3.81%) WebCenter
11 4 (3.81%) Spring
12 3 (2.86%) Web Services
12 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.62%) Open Source
3 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.81%) W3C
5 3 (2.86%) Handset
5 3 (2.86%) iPhone
6 1 (0.95%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.05%) Content Management
2 14 (13.33%) MVC
3 8 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (7.62%) ITIL V3
3 8 (7.62%) ITIL
4 7 (6.67%) SEO
4 7 (6.67%) Scrum
4 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.67%) Project Management
4 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.71%) Analytics
5 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.76%) BDD
6 5 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (4.76%) Release Management
7 4 (3.81%) Pay per click
7 4 (3.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (3.81%) OOD
7 4 (3.81%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.81%) JavaScript
2 38 (36.19%) C#
3 13 (12.38%) Java
4 9 (8.57%) PHP
5 6 (5.71%) SQL
6 3 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.90%) Scala
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (0.95%) CCNA
1 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (0.95%) Degree
1 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (7.62%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.71%) SLA
3 5 (4.76%) QA
4 4 (3.81%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Sitecore
2 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) Google
3 6 (5.71%) Oracle
4 5 (4.76%) Adobe
4 5 (4.76%) EPiServer
5 4 (3.81%) Avaya
6 3 (2.86%) Cisco
6 3 (2.86%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.86%) Nortel
6 3 (2.86%) JBoss
6 3 (2.86%) Ektron
7 2 (1.90%) Zend
8 1 (0.95%) Alterian
8 1 (0.95%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.95%) Open Text
8 1 (0.95%) IBM
8 1 (0.95%) Facebook
8 1 (0.95%) Akamai
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