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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 113 96 78
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -18
Contract jobs citing CMS 37 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 1.39% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.38% 8.45% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 19
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £362 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -71.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.84 £12.65 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+175.37% -29.72%
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
580 521 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.34% 16.48% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 326 220
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 20
Average hourly rate £39.25 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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
Somerset +10 9 £400 +33.33% 4
Bristol -8 9 £313 +38.88% 5
Wiltshire -11 6 £525 +68.00% 1
Gloucestershire -2 5 £422 +40.58%
Dorset 0 3 £325 +3.17% 7
Devon -1 1 £225 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 53 (56.38%) .NET
2 45 (47.87%) HTML
3 41 (43.62%) C#
4 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
4 39 (41.49%) CSS
5 38 (40.43%) Content Management
6 29 (30.85%) Web Services
6 29 (30.85%) jQuery
7 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET
9 20 (21.28%) CRM
9 20 (21.28%) MVC
10 19 (20.21%) Umbraco
11 17 (18.09%) Management Information System
11 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
12 16 (17.02%) SOA
13 15 (15.96%) HTML5
14 14 (14.89%) .NET Framework
14 14 (14.89%) Sass
14 14 (14.89%) GIS
14 14 (14.89%) ISEB
14 14 (14.89%) ITIL
14 14 (14.89%) SAP
14 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
15 13 (13.83%) Workflow
15 13 (13.83%) Manufacturing
15 13 (13.83%) Web Development
15 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
16 12 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 12 (12.77%) CSS3

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (20.21%) Umbraco
2 9 (9.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (6.38%) IIS
3 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.38%) Drupal
4 5 (5.32%) Liferay
5 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.13%) Node.js
6 2 (2.13%) Kentico
6 2 (2.13%) WordPress
6 2 (2.13%) JBoss
7 1 (1.06%) DNN
7 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.06%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.06%) InDesign
2 1 (1.06%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Summit
1 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) PaaS
2 1 (1.06%) IaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Internet
2 5 (5.32%) VoIP
2 5 (5.32%) Network Security
3 3 (3.19%) PBX
3 3 (3.19%) DPNSS
3 3 (3.19%) QSIG
4 2 (2.13%) Firewall
4 2 (2.13%) WAN
4 2 (2.13%) HTTP
4 2 (2.13%) Intranet
4 2 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (2.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.06%) Subversion
3 1 (1.06%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (13.83%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.70%) Retail
3 6 (6.38%) Finance
4 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Back Office
5 2 (2.13%) Publishing
5 2 (2.13%) Billing
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (58.51%) Developer
2 20 (21.28%) Web Developer
3 15 (15.96%) Architect
3 15 (15.96%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (15.96%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) Front-End Web Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Developer Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Designer
9 3 (3.19%) Lead Designer
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (2.13%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.13%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) Coordinator
10 2 (2.13%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (56.38%) .NET
2 45 (47.87%) HTML
3 39 (41.49%) CSS
4 29 (30.85%) Web Services
4 29 (30.85%) jQuery
5 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET
6 15 (15.96%) HTML5
7 14 (14.89%) Sass
7 14 (14.89%) .NET Framework
8 12 (12.77%) CSS3
9 10 (10.64%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (5.32%) XML
12 4 (4.26%) Ajax
13 3 (3.19%) Flash
13 3 (3.19%) SVG
13 3 (3.19%) LESS
13 3 (3.19%) Backbone.js
14 2 (2.13%) Ember.js
14 2 (2.13%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Management Information System
2 14 (14.89%) GIS
3 11 (11.70%) User Experience
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.19%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.19%) IVR
6 2 (2.13%) W3C
7 1 (1.06%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) iPhone
7 1 (1.06%) iPad
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Linux
3 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.19%) Android
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.43%) Content Management
2 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.28%) CRM
3 20 (21.28%) MVC
4 16 (17.02%) SOA
5 14 (14.89%) ITIL
6 13 (13.83%) Workflow
6 13 (13.83%) Web Development
7 12 (12.77%) Information Security
7 12 (12.77%) PRINCE2
7 12 (12.77%) UML
7 12 (12.77%) Change Control
8 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.51%) Scrum
9 8 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (8.51%) ArchiMate
10 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.38%) Change Management
11 5 (5.32%) Project Management
11 5 (5.32%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (43.62%) C#
2 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.77%) SQL
4 11 (11.70%) VB
5 5 (5.32%) Java
6 3 (3.19%) PHP
7 2 (2.13%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) ISEB
2 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.38%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) ISO 9000
1 12 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.19%) QA
3 2 (2.13%) WCAG
4 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.06%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
1 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.89%) SAP
3 9 (9.57%) Sitecore
4 7 (7.45%) TIBCO
5 6 (6.38%) EPiServer
6 5 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (5.32%) ForgeRock
7 3 (3.19%) Avaya
7 3 (3.19%) Apple
8 2 (2.13%) ESRI
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle
8 2 (2.13%) Appcelerator
9 1 (1.06%) Adobe
9 1 (1.06%) FatWire
9 1 (1.06%) Google
9 1 (1.06%) Zerto
9 1 (1.06%) Veeam
9 1 (1.06%) Ektron
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