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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 88 96 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Contract jobs citing CMS 56 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.69% 1.16% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.20% 6.96% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 16
Average daily rate £295 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £137 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £319 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £23.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
683 388 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.62% 16.68% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 238 329
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CMS
England

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CMS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +2 21 £300 - 6
Dorset -2 13 £413 +50.00% 3
Bristol -10 12 £275 +11.67% 11
Gloucestershire +4 3 - - 1
Somerset -7 3 - - 6
Devon - 2 £190 - 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (48.51%) .NET
2 46 (45.54%) HTML
3 42 (41.58%) CSS
4 36 (35.64%) JavaScript
5 34 (33.66%) C#
6 33 (32.67%) Content Management
7 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
8 21 (20.79%) Finance
8 21 (20.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 21 (20.79%) Sitecore
9 18 (17.82%) ASP.NET
9 18 (17.82%) jQuery
10 17 (16.83%) Java
11 15 (14.85%) MVC
12 14 (13.86%) HTML5
12 14 (13.86%) CSS3
13 13 (12.87%) Scrum
14 12 (11.88%) ITIL
14 12 (11.88%) Jenkins
15 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
15 11 (10.89%) Umbraco
16 10 (9.90%) Open Source
16 10 (9.90%) OOD
16 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
17 9 (8.91%) ColdFusion
17 9 (8.91%) OO
17 9 (8.91%) Tomcat
17 9 (8.91%) Web Services
17 9 (8.91%) XML
17 9 (8.91%) Oracle

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (20.79%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (10.89%) Umbraco
3 9 (8.91%) ColdFusion
3 9 (8.91%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.94%) IIS
5 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.95%) MQSeries
5 5 (4.95%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.95%) Escenic
5 5 (4.95%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.95%) Drupal
6 4 (3.96%) Kentico
7 2 (1.98%) WordPress
7 2 (1.98%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.99%) Apache
8 1 (0.99%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.99%) Liferay
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.98%) MS Office
4 1 (0.99%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.99%) MS Project
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.99%) InDesign
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Intranet
2 3 (2.97%) PBX
2 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 3 (2.97%) Nortel Meridian
3 2 (1.98%) Extranet
4 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) MySQL
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.95%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.95%) Big Data
5 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.92%) Hudson
3 8 (7.92%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.94%) Selenium
5 5 (4.95%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.95%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.96%) MSBuild
6 4 (3.96%) NUnit
7 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.98%) JMeter
8 1 (0.99%) Subversion
8 1 (0.99%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Marketing
3 6 (5.94%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 53 (52.48%) Developer
2 19 (18.81%) Analyst
2 19 (18.81%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.86%) Programmer
4 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (7.92%) ServiceNow Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Java Programmer
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Programmer
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Java Programmer
9 4 (3.96%) CMS Developer
9 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (48.51%) .NET
2 46 (45.54%) HTML
3 42 (41.58%) CSS
4 18 (17.82%) ASP.NET
4 18 (17.82%) jQuery
5 14 (13.86%) HTML5
5 14 (13.86%) CSS3
6 9 (8.91%) Web Services
6 9 (8.91%) XML
6 9 (8.91%) Ajax
7 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (7.92%) LAMP
7 8 (7.92%) XHTML
8 7 (6.93%) WCF
9 6 (5.94%) Hibernate
9 6 (5.94%) Spring
9 6 (5.94%) Struts
10 5 (4.95%) Java RMI
10 5 (4.95%) EJB
10 5 (4.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Open Source
2 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.96%) W3C
4 3 (2.97%) Handset
4 3 (2.97%) iPhone
5 2 (1.98%) Social Network
6 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Android
2 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.98%) Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Windows
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.67%) Content Management
2 15 (14.85%) MVC
3 13 (12.87%) Scrum
4 12 (11.88%) ITIL
5 10 (9.90%) OOD
6 9 (8.91%) OO
6 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.92%) ITIL V3
7 8 (7.92%) ITSM
7 8 (7.92%) TDD
7 8 (7.92%) Workflow
7 8 (7.92%) OOP
8 7 (6.93%) Project Management
8 7 (6.93%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.94%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.94%) BDD
9 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.94%) UML
10 5 (4.95%) RUP
10 5 (4.95%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.64%) JavaScript
2 34 (33.66%) C#
3 17 (16.83%) Java
4 7 (6.93%) PHP
5 5 (4.95%) Scala
6 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.97%) SQL
8 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.99%) C
8 1 (0.99%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (0.99%) CCNA
1 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (0.99%) Degree
1 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (7.92%) ISO 9001
2 7 (6.93%) QA
3 6 (5.94%) SLA
4 3 (2.97%) WAI
5 1 (0.99%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) Sitecore
2 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.91%) Oracle
4 8 (7.92%) FrontRange
4 8 (7.92%) ServiceNow
4 8 (7.92%) HP
4 8 (7.92%) BMC
4 8 (7.92%) CA
5 5 (4.95%) JBoss
6 4 (3.96%) Adobe
7 3 (2.97%) Nortel
7 3 (2.97%) Cisco
7 3 (2.97%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.97%) Avaya
7 3 (2.97%) Ektron
7 3 (2.97%) Google
8 2 (1.98%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.99%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.99%) FatWire
9 1 (0.99%) Zend
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £220 - £280 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-350 Per Day
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago