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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 103 77 103
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +26
Contract jobs citing CMS 45 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.35% 1.21% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.21% 6.54% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £221 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £434 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
548 413 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.47% 18.47% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 266 275
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 24
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 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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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 -9 17 £225 -23.07% 9
Wiltshire +3 15 £313 +4.16% 6
Dorset +1 4 £315 - 4
Somerset - 4 £300 - 2
Gloucestershire -15 3 £300 -29.41% 2
Cornwall - 2 - -
Devon - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (60.71%) HTML
2 43 (51.19%) JavaScript
3 40 (47.62%) CSS
4 37 (44.05%) .NET
5 36 (42.86%) C#
6 31 (36.90%) Content Management
6 31 (36.90%) jQuery
7 22 (26.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 22 (26.19%) Sitecore
8 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 19 (22.62%) HTML5
10 18 (21.43%) CSS3
11 17 (20.24%) MVC
12 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
13 15 (17.86%) Finance
14 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
14 13 (15.48%) User Experience
15 11 (13.10%) MySQL
15 11 (13.10%) SQL
16 10 (11.90%) Java
16 10 (11.90%) Umbraco
17 9 (10.71%) Photoshop
17 9 (10.71%) Intranet
18 8 (9.52%) XML
19 7 (8.33%) PHP
19 7 (8.33%) LAMP
19 7 (8.33%) Scrum
19 7 (8.33%) Marketing
20 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (26.19%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (11.90%) Umbraco
3 6 (7.14%) TeamSite
3 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.14%) IIS
4 4 (4.76%) Drupal
4 4 (4.76%) Railo
4 4 (4.76%) ColdFusion
5 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.57%) Kentico
5 3 (3.57%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.57%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (2.38%) WordPress
6 2 (2.38%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.38%) Escenic
6 2 (2.38%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.19%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Photoshop
2 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) WebTrends
1 5 (5.95%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.38%) Tridion
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) GitHub
3 1 (1.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Intranet
2 6 (7.14%) Internet
3 4 (4.76%) Extranet
4 1 (1.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) MySQL
3 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.38%) Big Data
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.19%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.95%) Selenium
3 4 (4.76%) NUnit
4 3 (3.57%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.19%) Subversion
5 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.19%) RSpec
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Marketing
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (3.57%) Publishing
4 3 (3.57%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (61.90%) Developer
2 22 (26.19%) Web Developer
3 11 (13.10%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Content Manager
5 6 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Content Editor
6 5 (5.95%) Sitecore Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Designer
7 4 (4.76%) PPC Specialist
7 4 (4.76%) PPC Executive
7 4 (4.76%) PPC Manager
7 4 (4.76%) PPC Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Web Designer
7 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Programmer
8 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (60.71%) HTML
2 40 (47.62%) CSS
3 37 (44.05%) .NET
4 31 (36.90%) jQuery
5 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 19 (22.62%) HTML5
7 18 (21.43%) CSS3
8 8 (9.52%) XML
9 7 (8.33%) LAMP
10 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (5.95%) ADO.NET
11 5 (5.95%) XHTML
11 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.76%) ColdBox
12 4 (4.76%) REST
12 4 (4.76%) Ajax
12 4 (4.76%) Spring
12 4 (4.76%) Web Services
13 3 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) User Experience
2 5 (5.95%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.76%) W3C
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.19%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.90%) Content Management
2 17 (20.24%) MVC
3 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.33%) Scrum
5 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (7.14%) BDD
5 6 (7.14%) SEO
5 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.95%) Analytics
6 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (4.76%) Pay per click
7 4 (4.76%) Project Management
8 3 (3.57%) OOP
8 3 (3.57%) OO
8 3 (3.57%) CRM
8 3 (3.57%) OOD
8 3 (3.57%) Web Design
8 3 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.19%) JavaScript
2 36 (42.86%) C#
3 11 (13.10%) SQL
4 10 (11.90%) Java
5 7 (8.33%) PHP
6 4 (4.76%) CFML
6 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.38%) Scala
8 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) WAI
2 3 (3.57%) QA
3 2 (2.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) Sitecore
2 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.14%) EPiServer
4 5 (5.95%) Google
5 4 (4.76%) Adobe
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle
6 3 (3.57%) JBoss
7 2 (2.38%) Zend
7 2 (2.38%) HP
8 1 (1.19%) SAP
8 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.19%) IBM
8 1 (1.19%) Avaya
8 1 (1.19%) Open Text
8 1 (1.19%) Alterian
8 1 (1.19%) Akamai
8 1 (1.19%) Facebook
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