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 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 93 73 97
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +24
Contract jobs citing CMS 53 66 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.69% 2.27% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.06% 10.28% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £217 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £495 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +32.35%
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
527 642 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.80% 22.10% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 394 276
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £245 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.15 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%

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 26 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 26 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 17 £285 +4.58% 3
Somerset +6 14 £698 - 1
Wiltshire -6 14 £364 +11.92% 5
Gloucestershire -19 5 - - 1
Devon -3 1 £335 +34.00%
Dorset -16 1 £338 -18.18% 5
Cornwall - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 51 (43.97%) Content Management
2 49 (42.24%) .NET
3 43 (37.07%) HTML
4 42 (36.21%) C#
5 38 (32.76%) CSS
6 32 (27.59%) JavaScript
7 31 (26.72%) Web Services
8 27 (23.28%) ASP.NET
9 25 (21.55%) SOA
10 23 (19.83%) MVC
10 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
12 21 (18.10%) CRM
12 21 (18.10%) .NET Framework
13 20 (17.24%) Management Information System
13 20 (17.24%) SAP
14 18 (15.52%) Security Cleared
15 17 (14.66%) jQuery
15 17 (14.66%) XML
15 17 (14.66%) ISEB
16 16 (13.79%) PRINCE2
17 15 (12.93%) UML
17 15 (12.93%) GIS
17 15 (12.93%) Workflow
17 15 (12.93%) Manufacturing
17 15 (12.93%) Information Security
18 14 (12.07%) ITIL
18 14 (12.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 14 (12.07%) Retail
18 14 (12.07%) Sitecore CMS

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 14 (12.07%) Sitecore CMS
2 13 (11.21%) Umbraco
3 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.03%) Node.js
5 5 (4.31%) Drupal
6 4 (3.45%) WordPress
6 4 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.59%) Apache
7 3 (2.59%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.59%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.72%) Mule
8 2 (1.72%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.72%) IIS
9 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.86%) Liferay
9 1 (0.86%) Kentico
9 1 (0.86%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.86%) concrete5
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.72%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.72%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.72%) SAP ECC
1 2 (1.72%) Magento
1 2 (1.72%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Summit
2 1 (0.86%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) Network Security
1 6 (5.17%) Firewall
1 6 (5.17%) LAN
1 6 (5.17%) VoIP
1 6 (5.17%) WAN
1 6 (5.17%) HTTP
2 5 (4.31%) Intranet
3 3 (2.59%) Internet
4 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.86%) SS7
4 1 (0.86%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.59%) MySQL
3 2 (1.72%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (2.59%) JUnit
5 3 (2.59%) Maven
6 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 15 (12.93%) Manufacturing
2 14 (12.07%) Retail
3 12 (10.34%) Finance
4 8 (6.90%) Publishing
5 6 (5.17%) Marketing
6 2 (1.72%) Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Games
7 1 (0.86%) Automotive
7 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (49.14%) Developer
2 22 (18.97%) Architect
3 21 (18.10%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (14.66%) Web Developer
5 10 (8.62%) Analyst
6 9 (7.76%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.90%) PHP Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Applications Architect
8 6 (5.17%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Umbraco Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Web Designer
10 3 (2.59%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (42.24%) .NET
2 43 (37.07%) HTML
3 38 (32.76%) CSS
4 31 (26.72%) Web Services
5 27 (23.28%) ASP.NET
6 21 (18.10%) .NET Framework
7 17 (14.66%) jQuery
7 17 (14.66%) XML
8 14 (12.07%) HTML5
9 13 (11.21%) CSS3
10 12 (10.34%) AngularJS
11 10 (8.62%) Sass
12 9 (7.76%) RESTful
13 8 (6.90%) SOAP
14 6 (5.17%) JSON
14 6 (5.17%) Express
14 6 (5.17%) Apache Cordova
15 5 (4.31%) Ember.js
15 5 (4.31%) Laravel
15 5 (4.31%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 15 (12.93%) GIS
3 11 (9.48%) User Experience
4 6 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.45%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.45%) W3C
7 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Replication
8 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.86%) NHS
8 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.86%) Open Source
8 1 (0.86%) Online Games
8 1 (0.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.90%) Windows
2 6 (5.17%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.17%) UNIX
3 5 (4.31%) Windows Phone
3 5 (4.31%) Android
4 2 (1.72%) Linux
5 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.97%) Content Management
2 25 (21.55%) SOA
3 23 (19.83%) MVC
3 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (18.10%) CRM
5 16 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 15 (12.93%) UML
6 15 (12.93%) Workflow
6 15 (12.93%) Information Security
7 14 (12.07%) ITIL
7 14 (12.07%) Change Control
7 14 (12.07%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.76%) Web Development
9 9 (7.76%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (7.76%) OOP
10 8 (6.90%) Migration
10 8 (6.90%) Data Management
10 8 (6.90%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.21%) C#
2 32 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.34%) VB
4 11 (9.48%) PHP
4 11 (9.48%) SQL
5 9 (7.76%) Java
6 5 (4.31%) PHP5
7 3 (2.59%) Perl
8 2 (1.72%) ABAP
8 2 (1.72%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.66%) ISEB
3 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.31%) Degree
6 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.86%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (11.21%) ISO 9000
3 7 (6.03%) QA
4 3 (2.59%) WCAG
5 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) NDS
2 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.24%) SAP
3 14 (12.07%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.31%) Appcelerator
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle
6 3 (2.59%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.59%) Google
7 2 (1.72%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.72%) Apple
7 2 (1.72%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.72%) OpenText
7 2 (1.72%) Adobe
8 1 (0.86%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.86%) HP
8 1 (0.86%) Citrix
8 1 (0.86%) Nokia
8 1 (0.86%) BT
8 1 (0.86%) RedDot
8 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.86%) Veeam
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