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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
England / South West
Rank 87 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 51 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.89% 1.43% 1.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.47% 8.97% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 36
Median daily rate £413 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £686
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +62.79%

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
487 468 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.02% 15.93% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 319 320
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 17
Median hourly rate £43.00 £17.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.94% -25.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £10.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +14 20 £413 +47.32% 3
Bristol +3 11 £300 -7.69% 5
Gloucestershire +4 5 £300 -7.69%
Devon -1 4 - - 1
Somerset -4 1 £500 +62.60% 1
Dorset -5 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for CMS.

1 47 (56.63%) Content Management
2 46 (55.42%) HTML
3 42 (50.60%) JavaScript
4 40 (48.19%) CSS
5 33 (39.76%) .NET
6 30 (36.14%) C#
6 30 (36.14%) Web Development
7 28 (33.73%) jQuery
8 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET
9 26 (31.33%) User Experience
10 25 (30.12%) Internet
11 24 (28.92%) XSLT
12 23 (27.71%) Sitecore CMS
12 23 (27.71%) Sitecore
13 22 (26.51%) Front End Development
14 21 (25.30%) Finance
15 20 (24.10%) Windows
16 19 (22.89%) Sass
16 19 (22.89%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (22.89%) Visual Studio
16 19 (22.89%) E-Commerce
16 19 (22.89%) Ajax
17 17 (20.48%) W3C
18 16 (19.28%) HTML5
18 16 (19.28%) Apple
18 16 (19.28%) IIS
19 15 (18.07%) Flash
19 15 (18.07%) CSS3
20 14 (16.87%) Java
20 14 (16.87%) ActionScript

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 23 (27.71%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (19.28%) IIS
3 8 (9.64%) Apache
3 8 (9.64%) JBoss
3 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.64%) WebLogic
3 8 (9.64%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (6.02%) Drupal
4 5 (6.02%) WordPress
5 3 (3.61%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.41%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.20%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.12%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) Endeca
3 3 (3.61%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (22.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.82%) JIRA
3 3 (3.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.20%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Publishing
3 3 (3.61%) Advertising
3 3 (3.61%) Legal
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (53.01%) Developer
2 20 (24.10%) Sitecore Developer
3 17 (20.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (13.25%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Architect
6 8 (9.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.64%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.43%) Designer
8 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) UX Designer
10 4 (4.82%) CMS Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) Tester
11 3 (3.61%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (55.42%) HTML
2 40 (48.19%) CSS
3 33 (39.76%) .NET
4 28 (33.73%) jQuery
5 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET
6 24 (28.92%) XSLT
7 19 (22.89%) Ajax
7 19 (22.89%) Sass
8 16 (19.28%) HTML5
9 15 (18.07%) CSS3
9 15 (18.07%) Flash
10 14 (16.87%) XML
11 12 (14.46%) Spring
12 8 (9.64%) Hibernate
12 8 (9.64%) J2EE
12 8 (9.64%) JDBC
12 8 (9.64%) JMS
12 8 (9.64%) JMX
12 8 (9.64%) JSP
12 8 (9.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.33%) User Experience
2 17 (20.48%) W3C
3 10 (12.05%) Virtual Team
4 8 (9.64%) iPad
5 4 (4.82%) RIA
6 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.41%) Social Media
6 2 (2.41%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.20%) Blog
7 1 (1.20%) CMDB
7 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Android
2 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (56.63%) Content Management
2 30 (36.14%) Web Development
3 22 (26.51%) Front End Development
4 19 (22.89%) E-Commerce
5 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.84%) B2B
6 9 (10.84%) B2C
7 8 (9.64%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (9.64%) High Availability
7 8 (9.64%) Load Testing
7 8 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (9.64%) Software Architecture
8 6 (7.23%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.02%) Manual Testing
9 5 (6.02%) MVC
9 5 (6.02%) Project Management
9 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.82%) SDLC
10 4 (4.82%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.60%) JavaScript
2 30 (36.14%) C#
3 14 (16.87%) ActionScript
3 14 (16.87%) Java
4 10 (12.05%) SQL
5 9 (10.84%) PHP
6 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.61%) VBScript
9 1 (1.20%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.20%) Python
9 1 (1.20%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Sitecore
2 16 (19.28%) Apple
3 12 (14.46%) Oracle
4 11 (13.25%) ATG
5 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.61%) Adobe
6 3 (3.61%) hybris
7 2 (2.41%) Google
7 2 (2.41%) IBM
7 2 (2.41%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (1.20%) BMC
8 1 (1.20%) CA
8 1 (1.20%) HEAT Software
8 1 (1.20%) HP
8 1 (1.20%) OpenText
8 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
Swindon, Wiltshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 450-500pd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Mego Employment Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits (see ad)
Posted: 6 days ago