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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 93 88 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing CMS 45 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.54% 1.02% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.36% 6.79% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £244 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £388 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-45.26% +31.94%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
481 324 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.43% 15.01% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 207 308
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 18
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.50 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire +5 16 £300 - 2
Bristol -16 12 £250 +81.81% 11
Dorset +9 5 £255 -2.85% 7
Gloucestershire -11 5 £300 -17.35% 6
Somerset -12 4 £300 -14.28% 3
Devon - 3 - - 1
Cornwall - 2 - - 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (48.04%) HTML
2 40 (39.22%) JavaScript
2 40 (39.22%) CSS
3 38 (37.25%) .NET
4 36 (35.29%) Content Management
5 31 (30.39%) C#
6 25 (24.51%) jQuery
7 22 (21.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 22 (21.57%) Sitecore
8 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
9 15 (14.71%) Finance
10 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET
10 14 (13.73%) HTML5
10 14 (13.73%) CSS3
11 13 (12.75%) Java
12 12 (11.76%) MVC
12 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 12 (11.76%) Intranet
12 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
13 11 (10.78%) Photoshop
14 10 (9.80%) PHP
14 10 (9.80%) Jenkins
14 10 (9.80%) Marketing
15 9 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (8.82%) ITIL
15 9 (8.82%) ColdFusion
15 9 (8.82%) XHTML
15 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
15 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
15 9 (8.82%) SEO

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (21.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (8.82%) ColdFusion
2 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.86%) IIS
3 7 (6.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.88%) Drupal
4 6 (5.88%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.92%) Railo
5 4 (3.92%) TeamSite
5 4 (3.92%) Joomla!
5 4 (3.92%) WordPress
6 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.94%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (2.94%) Kentico
7 2 (1.96%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.96%) Content Management Server
7 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.96%) Escenic
7 2 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Photoshop
2 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.98%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Google Analytics
2 5 (4.90%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.96%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) Intranet
2 6 (5.88%) Internet
3 4 (3.92%) Extranet
4 3 (2.94%) Nortel Meridian
4 3 (2.94%) PBX
5 1 (0.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) MySQL
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (0.98%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.98%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.84%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.84%) Hudson
4 3 (2.94%) Selenium
4 3 (2.94%) NUnit
5 2 (1.96%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.96%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.96%) Subversion
6 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.98%) RSpec
6 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Marketing
3 5 (4.90%) Publishing
4 4 (3.92%) Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
6 2 (1.96%) Advertising
6 2 (1.96%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Automotive
7 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (46.08%) Developer
2 18 (17.65%) Analyst
3 13 (12.75%) .NET Developer
4 12 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.88%) Programmer
7 5 (4.90%) Content Manager
7 5 (4.90%) Architect
7 5 (4.90%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.90%) Sitecore Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Web Designer
8 4 (3.92%) Designer
8 4 (3.92%) CMS Developer
8 4 (3.92%) PPC Manager
8 4 (3.92%) PPC Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) PPC Executive
8 4 (3.92%) PPC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (48.04%) HTML
2 40 (39.22%) CSS
3 38 (37.25%) .NET
4 25 (24.51%) jQuery
5 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET
5 14 (13.73%) HTML5
5 14 (13.73%) CSS3
6 9 (8.82%) XHTML
7 8 (7.84%) XML
8 7 (6.86%) REST
9 4 (3.92%) LAMP
9 4 (3.92%) Spring
9 4 (3.92%) WebCenter
9 4 (3.92%) Ajax
10 3 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (2.94%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.94%) Web Services
11 2 (1.96%) JSF
11 2 (1.96%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Open Source
2 7 (6.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.90%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.92%) W3C
5 3 (2.94%) iPhone
5 3 (2.94%) Handset
6 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Social Network
6 1 (0.98%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (0.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.29%) Content Management
2 12 (11.76%) MVC
3 9 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (8.82%) ITIL
3 9 (8.82%) SEO
4 8 (7.84%) ITIL V3
5 7 (6.86%) Project Management
5 7 (6.86%) Scrum
5 7 (6.86%) Analytics
6 6 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
7 5 (4.90%) Release Management
7 5 (4.90%) OOD
7 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.92%) B2C
8 4 (3.92%) OO
8 4 (3.92%) Pay per click
9 3 (2.94%) WFM
9 3 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 40 (39.22%) JavaScript
2 31 (30.39%) C#
3 13 (12.75%) Java
4 10 (9.80%) PHP
5 5 (4.90%) SQL
6 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (0.98%) Ruby
8 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (0.98%) Degree
1 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
1 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (0.98%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) ISO 9001
1 8 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.88%) SLA
3 5 (4.90%) QA
4 4 (3.92%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) Sitecore
2 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.86%) Google
4 6 (5.88%) Oracle
5 5 (4.90%) Adobe
6 4 (3.92%) Avaya
7 3 (2.94%) EPiServer
7 3 (2.94%) Ektron
7 3 (2.94%) JBoss
7 3 (2.94%) Nortel
7 3 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.94%) Cisco
8 2 (1.96%) Zend
9 1 (0.98%) FrontRange
9 1 (0.98%) Facebook
9 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.98%) Akamai
9 1 (0.98%) HP
9 1 (0.98%) BMC
9 1 (0.98%) CA
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