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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
England / South West
Rank 97 87 98
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing CMS 37 52 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.43% 1.80% 1.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.37% 9.65% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 35
Median daily rate £413 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £408 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £27.01 £21.58
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +25.16%

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
395 539 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.25% 18.65% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 389 303
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £23.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +71.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 £51.60 £35.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +13 22 £413 +65.00%
Bristol +1 5 £425 +30.76% 1
Devon +12 2 - - 2
Dorset -8 2 - - 5
Somerset -8 1 £350 +10.67% 2
Cornwall - 1 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 41 (57.75%) HTML
2 39 (54.93%) Content Management
3 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
4 34 (47.89%) CSS
5 31 (43.66%) .NET
6 28 (39.44%) C#
7 25 (35.21%) ASP.NET
8 24 (33.80%) jQuery
9 23 (32.39%) User Experience
9 23 (32.39%) Web Development
10 21 (29.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 21 (29.58%) Sitecore
11 20 (28.17%) Finance
12 17 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (23.94%) XSLT
13 16 (22.54%) IIS
13 16 (22.54%) Internet
13 16 (22.54%) Ajax
14 15 (21.13%) E-Commerce
14 15 (21.13%) Visual Studio
14 15 (21.13%) Windows
14 15 (21.13%) Front End Development
14 15 (21.13%) Sass
15 14 (19.72%) HTML5
15 14 (19.72%) W3C
16 13 (18.31%) Flash
16 13 (18.31%) Apple
17 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (16.90%) XML
17 12 (16.90%) ActionScript

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 (29.58%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (22.54%) IIS
3 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.45%) Drupal
5 5 (7.04%) Apache
6 4 (5.63%) JBoss
6 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (4.23%) Joomla!
8 2 (2.82%) WordPress
9 1 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.41%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Endeca
3 3 (4.23%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (21.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.63%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 20 (28.17%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Legal
2 5 (7.04%) Publishing
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (53.52%) Developer
2 18 (25.35%) Sitecore Developer
3 11 (15.49%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (11.27%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (8.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Designer
5 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) CMS Developer
6 5 (7.04%) UX Designer
7 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Content Manager
8 2 (2.82%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (57.75%) HTML
2 34 (47.89%) CSS
3 31 (43.66%) .NET
4 25 (35.21%) ASP.NET
5 24 (33.80%) jQuery
6 17 (23.94%) XSLT
7 16 (22.54%) Ajax
8 15 (21.13%) Sass
9 14 (19.72%) HTML5
10 13 (18.31%) Flash
11 12 (16.90%) XML
12 11 (15.49%) CSS3
13 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
13 8 (11.27%) Spring
14 6 (8.45%) Web Services
15 5 (7.04%) ADO.NET
15 5 (7.04%) JSON
16 4 (5.63%) Dropwizard
16 4 (5.63%) JDBC
16 4 (5.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) User Experience
2 14 (19.72%) W3C
3 5 (7.04%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.63%) iPad
4 4 (5.63%) RIA
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.82%) Social Media
5 2 (2.82%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.41%) CMDB
6 1 (1.41%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Content Management
2 23 (32.39%) Web Development
3 15 (21.13%) E-Commerce
3 15 (21.13%) Front End Development
4 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.45%) Kanban
6 6 (8.45%) Scrum
7 5 (7.04%) B2B
7 5 (7.04%) B2C
7 5 (7.04%) SDLC
7 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.04%) TDD
8 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (5.63%) High Availability
8 4 (5.63%) MVC
8 4 (5.63%) Pair Programming
8 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
2 28 (39.44%) C#
3 12 (16.90%) ActionScript
4 10 (14.08%) Java
5 9 (12.68%) SQL
6 8 (11.27%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.04%) PHP
8 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.23%) VBScript
10 1 (1.41%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Sitecore
2 13 (18.31%) Apple
3 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.27%) ATG
4 8 (11.27%) Oracle
5 4 (5.63%) hybris
6 3 (4.23%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.82%) Adobe
8 1 (1.41%) BMC
8 1 (1.41%) CA
8 1 (1.41%) Ektron
8 1 (1.41%) Google
8 1 (1.41%) HEAT Software
8 1 (1.41%) HP
8 1 (1.41%) OpenText
8 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
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