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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 91 65 99
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +34
Contract jobs citing CMS 51 67 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.61% 2.35% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.73% 10.77% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 13
Average daily rate
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£339 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £686 £498 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.13% +18.75%
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
524 622 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.52% 21.79% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 360 291
Average daily rate £375 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 11
Average hourly rate £22.69 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -0.96%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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
Bristol -3 15 £314 +10.08% 11
Somerset +3 12 £675 - 1
Wiltshire -17 11 £340 +4.61% 2
Dorset -8 6 £240 -52.00% 8
Gloucestershire -6 4 - - 3
Devon -3 1 £335 +34.00% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (47.12%) Content Management
2 39 (37.50%) .NET
3 36 (34.62%) HTML
4 34 (32.69%) C#
4 34 (32.69%) CSS
5 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
6 27 (25.96%) Web Services
7 22 (21.15%) ASP.NET
8 20 (19.23%) SOA
9 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
10 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (17.31%) MVC
11 17 (16.35%) .NET Framework
12 16 (15.38%) jQuery
12 16 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
12 16 (15.38%) Sitecore
12 16 (15.38%) SAP
13 15 (14.42%) XML
13 15 (14.42%) CRM
14 14 (13.46%) Management Information System
14 14 (13.46%) HTML5
14 14 (13.46%) AngularJS
14 14 (13.46%) Security Cleared
15 13 (12.50%) CSS3
15 13 (12.50%) Retail
16 12 (11.54%) Finance
16 12 (11.54%) SharePoint
16 12 (11.54%) ISEB
16 12 (11.54%) PRINCE2
16 12 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 16 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.58%) Umbraco
4 7 (6.73%) Node.js
5 5 (4.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.85%) WordPress
6 4 (3.85%) Drupal
7 3 (2.88%) Apache
7 3 (2.88%) Alfresco
7 3 (2.88%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.92%) Kentico
8 2 (1.92%) Mule
8 2 (1.92%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.96%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.96%) IIS
9 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.96%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.96%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
2 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.92%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.92%) SAP ECC
1 2 (1.92%) Magento
1 2 (1.92%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.96%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) HTTP
1 6 (5.77%) Intranet
2 4 (3.85%) Firewall
2 4 (3.85%) LAN
2 4 (3.85%) VoIP
2 4 (3.85%) WAN
2 4 (3.85%) Network Security
3 2 (1.92%) Internet
4 1 (0.96%) SS7
4 1 (0.96%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.92%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (2.88%) JUnit
5 3 (2.88%) Maven
6 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 13 (12.50%) Retail
2 12 (11.54%) Finance
3 11 (10.58%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.73%) Publishing
5 6 (5.77%) Marketing
6 4 (3.85%) Banking
7 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.96%) Games
8 1 (0.96%) Automotive
8 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (50.96%) Developer
2 17 (16.35%) Architect
3 16 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (13.46%) Web Developer
5 8 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.69%) Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Umbraco Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Applications Architect
7 4 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Administrator
8 3 (2.88%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Web Designer
8 3 (2.88%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (2.88%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.50%) .NET
2 36 (34.62%) HTML
3 34 (32.69%) CSS
4 27 (25.96%) Web Services
5 22 (21.15%) ASP.NET
6 17 (16.35%) .NET Framework
7 16 (15.38%) jQuery
8 15 (14.42%) XML
9 14 (13.46%) HTML5
9 14 (13.46%) AngularJS
10 13 (12.50%) CSS3
11 9 (8.65%) RESTful
12 8 (7.69%) Sass
12 8 (7.69%) SOAP
13 6 (5.77%) JSON
13 6 (5.77%) Apache Cordova
14 5 (4.81%) Ember.js
14 5 (4.81%) Laravel
14 5 (4.81%) Backbone.js
14 5 (4.81%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.58%) GIS
3 6 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.77%) User Experience
4 4 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.92%) W3C
6 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.96%) CMDB
6 1 (0.96%) Online Games
6 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.96%) Open Source
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.77%) UNIX
1 6 (5.77%) Windows
1 6 (5.77%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.81%) Windows Phone
2 5 (4.81%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (47.12%) Content Management
2 20 (19.23%) SOA
3 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.31%) MVC
4 15 (14.42%) CRM
5 12 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 12 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (10.58%) UML
6 11 (10.58%) Workflow
6 11 (10.58%) ITIL
6 11 (10.58%) Information Security
7 10 (9.62%) OOP
7 10 (9.62%) Change Control
7 10 (9.62%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.65%) Migration
9 8 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.73%) Web Design
10 7 (6.73%) Data Management
11 6 (5.77%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.69%) C#
2 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.58%) PHP
4 10 (9.62%) VB
4 10 (9.62%) Java
5 9 (8.65%) SQL
6 5 (4.81%) PHP5
7 3 (2.88%) Perl
8 2 (1.92%) ABAP
9 1 (0.96%) C++
9 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.54%) ISEB
3 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.77%) Degree
5 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.92%) VCP4
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.96%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.62%) ISO 9000
3 4 (3.85%) QA
4 3 (2.88%) WCAG
5 1 (0.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) NDS
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.38%) SAP
2 16 (15.38%) Sitecore
3 5 (4.81%) Appcelerator
4 3 (2.88%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.88%) Google
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle
4 3 (2.88%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.88%) HP
5 2 (1.92%) Adobe
5 2 (1.92%) Open Text
6 1 (0.96%) RedDot
6 1 (0.96%) Mitel
6 1 (0.96%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.96%) Zend
6 1 (0.96%) Ektron
6 1 (0.96%) Citrix
6 1 (0.96%) Nokia
6 1 (0.96%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.96%) BT
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