The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 82 95 87
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 57 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.88% 1.48% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.33% 7.49% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £239 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £20.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £21.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+85.79% +44.06%
CMS
England

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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
503 641 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.55% 19.80% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 405 237
Average daily rate £363 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 8
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.10% -22.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £55.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
Bristol +21 25 £295 +5.35% 3
Wiltshire +11 19 £338 +3.84%
Somerset +14 5 £735 - 2
Gloucestershire -7 3 - -
Dorset -5 2 £325 -31.57% 3
Devon +1 1 £300 +57.89%
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 47 (42.34%) Content Management
1 47 (42.34%) .NET
2 42 (37.84%) C#
3 40 (36.04%) HTML
4 36 (32.43%) CSS
5 32 (28.83%) JavaScript
6 31 (27.93%) Web Services
7 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET
8 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (20.72%) MVC
10 22 (19.82%) CRM
11 21 (18.92%) Management Information System
12 20 (18.02%) SOA
12 20 (18.02%) jQuery
13 19 (17.12%) Security Cleared
13 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
14 17 (15.32%) ISEB
14 17 (15.32%) .NET Framework
15 16 (14.41%) SAP
15 16 (14.41%) PRINCE2
15 16 (14.41%) GIS
15 16 (14.41%) Workflow
16 15 (13.51%) Manufacturing
16 15 (13.51%) Information Security
16 15 (13.51%) UML
16 15 (13.51%) Umbraco
17 14 (12.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 14 (12.61%) Change Control
17 14 (12.61%) SQL
17 14 (12.61%) ITIL

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 15 (13.51%) Umbraco
2 13 (11.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (7.21%) Drupal
4 6 (5.41%) Node.js
5 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.60%) Liferay
5 4 (3.60%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.70%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.70%) IIS
7 2 (1.80%) Apache
7 2 (1.80%) Kentico
7 2 (1.80%) Mule
8 1 (0.90%) WordPress
8 1 (0.90%) DNN
8 1 (0.90%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.90%) concrete5
8 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.90%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.90%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.90%) PaaS
1 1 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) Firewall
1 6 (5.41%) HTTP
1 6 (5.41%) LAN
1 6 (5.41%) VoIP
1 6 (5.41%) WAN
1 6 (5.41%) Network Security
2 4 (3.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (0.90%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) MySQL
3 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (2.70%) JUnit
5 3 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 15 (13.51%) Manufacturing
2 14 (12.61%) Retail
3 11 (9.91%) Finance
4 5 (4.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Publishing
5 2 (1.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Automotive
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (52.25%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) Architect
3 19 (17.12%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (14.41%) Web Developer
5 13 (11.71%) Analyst
6 12 (10.81%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.31%) PHP Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Applications Architect
10 4 (3.60%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.60%) Umbraco Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Developer Analyst
11 3 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.70%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Consultant
11 3 (2.70%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (42.34%) .NET
2 40 (36.04%) HTML
3 36 (32.43%) CSS
4 31 (27.93%) Web Services
5 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET
6 20 (18.02%) jQuery
7 17 (15.32%) .NET Framework
8 13 (11.71%) HTML5
9 12 (10.81%) CSS3
9 12 (10.81%) XML
10 10 (9.01%) Sass
11 9 (8.11%) RESTful
11 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.41%) SOAP
12 6 (5.41%) Apache Cordova
12 6 (5.41%) Express
13 5 (4.50%) Symfony
13 5 (4.50%) JSON
13 5 (4.50%) Laravel
13 5 (4.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 16 (14.41%) GIS
3 11 (9.91%) User Experience
4 7 (6.31%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.60%) W3C
6 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.80%) Open Source
8 1 (0.90%) iPhone
8 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.90%) CMDB
8 1 (0.90%) iPad
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.90%) NHS
8 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.21%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) UNIX
2 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.50%) Android
3 5 (4.50%) Windows Phone
3 5 (4.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Content Management
2 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.72%) MVC
4 22 (19.82%) CRM
5 20 (18.02%) SOA
6 16 (14.41%) PRINCE2
6 16 (14.41%) Workflow
7 15 (13.51%) Information Security
7 15 (13.51%) UML
8 14 (12.61%) Change Control
8 14 (12.61%) ITIL
9 13 (11.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (9.01%) Web Development
11 8 (7.21%) OOP
11 8 (7.21%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.31%) Data Management
12 7 (6.31%) Business Analysis
13 6 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.84%) C#
2 32 (28.83%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.61%) SQL
4 12 (10.81%) VB
5 11 (9.91%) PHP
6 9 (8.11%) Java
7 5 (4.50%) PHP5
8 3 (2.70%) Perl
9 2 (1.80%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (17.12%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.32%) ISEB
3 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.21%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.60%) Degree
6 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (11.71%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.70%) QA
3 3 (2.70%) WCAG
4 1 (0.90%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.90%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) NDS
2 1 (0.90%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Puppet
1 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.41%) SAP
3 13 (11.71%) Sitecore
4 6 (5.41%) TIBCO
5 5 (4.50%) Appcelerator
5 5 (4.50%) Oracle
6 4 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.60%) ForgeRock
7 3 (2.70%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.80%) Apple
9 1 (0.90%) Veeam
9 1 (0.90%) Ektron
9 1 (0.90%) Zend
9 1 (0.90%) Google
9 1 (0.90%) Nokia
9 1 (0.90%) HP
9 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.90%) FatWire
9 1 (0.90%) OpenText
9 1 (0.90%) BT