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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 100 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing CMS 39 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.34% 1.31% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.93% 8.16% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 30
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £238 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £509 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% +44.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £34.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-12.44% +121.17%
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
563 539 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.35% 16.08% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 364 320
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 19
Median hourly rate £33.00 £39.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% +96.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.60 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 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
Bristol +3 16 £370 +18.40% 13
Wiltshire +1 8 £300 -20.00% 3
Dorset +1 5 £225 -30.76% 5
Devon +13 3 - -
Gloucestershire +6 3 £225 -46.65%
Cornwall - 1 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 West region with a requirement for CMS.

1 44 (52.38%) HTML
2 41 (48.81%) CSS
3 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
4 29 (34.52%) .NET
4 29 (34.52%) Content Management
5 26 (30.95%) C#
6 21 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 21 (25.00%) Sitecore
7 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 19 (22.62%) PHP
8 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (19.05%) Finance
9 16 (19.05%) jQuery
9 16 (19.05%) Umbraco
9 16 (19.05%) Web Development
10 13 (15.48%) HTML5
10 13 (15.48%) SQL
10 13 (15.48%) MySQL
10 13 (15.48%) Front End Development
11 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 12 (14.29%) Drupal
12 11 (13.10%) CRM
13 9 (10.71%) CSS3
14 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
14 8 (9.52%) WordPress
14 8 (9.52%) SOA
14 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
14 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
15 7 (8.33%) ERP
15 7 (8.33%) XML

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 21 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (19.05%) Umbraco
3 12 (14.29%) Drupal
4 8 (9.52%) WordPress
5 5 (5.95%) IIS
6 4 (4.76%) Apache
6 4 (4.76%) Joomla!
7 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.38%) Moodle
8 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.38%) nginx
9 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.19%) Content Management Server
9 1 (1.19%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.38%) Magento
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) GitHub
2 2 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
3 1 (1.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) MySQL
2 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.19%) GIS
5 1 (1.19%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.57%) Grunt
3 3 (3.57%) gulp
4 2 (2.38%) JUnit
4 2 (2.38%) Subversion
4 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.19%) Bower
5 1 (1.19%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Law
3 2 (2.38%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Avionics
4 1 (1.19%) Back Office
4 1 (1.19%) Billing
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (59.52%) Developer
2 16 (19.05%) Sitecore Developer
3 12 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 9 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (9.52%) Architect
5 8 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Umbraco Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (8.33%) HTML Developer
7 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Content Editor
7 6 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
7 6 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (4.76%) CMS Developer
8 4 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (52.38%) HTML
2 41 (48.81%) CSS
3 29 (34.52%) .NET
4 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 16 (19.05%) jQuery
6 13 (15.48%) HTML5
7 9 (10.71%) CSS3
8 7 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.33%) XML
9 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.95%) LAMP
9 5 (5.95%) Sass
9 5 (5.95%) WPF
10 4 (4.76%) Ajax
10 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (4.76%) Web Services
11 3 (3.57%) WCF
11 3 (3.57%) XHTML
11 3 (3.57%) XSLT
12 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) User Experience
1 6 (7.14%) W3C
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.38%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.38%) SCORM
4 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.19%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Pricing Data
5 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.19%) Social Media
5 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Content Management
2 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.05%) Web Development
4 13 (15.48%) Front End Development
5 11 (13.10%) CRM
6 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.52%) SOA
7 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (8.33%) ERP
7 7 (8.33%) MVC
7 7 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.33%) TOGAF
8 6 (7.14%) TDD
9 5 (5.95%) ITIL
9 5 (5.95%) OOP
9 5 (5.95%) Scrum
10 4 (4.76%) Open Source
11 3 (3.57%) Analytics
11 3 (3.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
2 26 (30.95%) C#
3 19 (22.62%) PHP
4 13 (15.48%) SQL
5 6 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.57%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.38%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Degree
1 2 (2.38%) MCDST
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) Adobe
3 3 (3.57%) OpenText
4 2 (2.38%) Apple
4 2 (2.38%) Citrix
4 2 (2.38%) Google
4 2 (2.38%) LANDesk
4 2 (2.38%) Mitel
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle
4 2 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.19%) ESRI
5 1 (1.19%) HP
5 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
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