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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 91 77 105
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +28
Contract jobs citing CMS 54 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.70% 2.01% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.25% 10.31% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 10
Average daily rate
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£336 £306 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.79% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £164 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £475 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+43.86% -26.82%
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
527 485 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.59% 19.49% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 294 270
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 12
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.05% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £29.55 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Bristol -7 15 £325 +19.26% 7
Wiltshire -17 13 £325 -18.75% 1
Somerset +4 10 £675 - 2
Dorset -3 9 £306 +126.85% 13
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 2
Devon -8 2 £335 +34.00% 2
Cornwall - 1 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 43 (43.43%) HTML
1 43 (43.43%) Content Management
2 38 (38.38%) .NET
2 38 (38.38%) CSS
3 34 (34.34%) C#
3 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
4 25 (25.25%) Web Services
5 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET
6 23 (23.23%) MVC
6 23 (23.23%) jQuery
7 20 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
8 19 (19.19%) HTML5
9 18 (18.18%) CSS3
9 18 (18.18%) SOA
10 17 (17.17%) XML
10 17 (17.17%) .NET Framework
11 15 (15.15%) Sitecore CMS
11 15 (15.15%) Sitecore
12 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
12 14 (14.14%) SAP
12 14 (14.14%) SQL
13 13 (13.13%) Java
13 13 (13.13%) CRM
13 13 (13.13%) AngularJS
14 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
15 11 (11.11%) Umbraco
15 11 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (11.11%) PHP
15 11 (11.11%) Retail

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (15.15%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (11.11%) Umbraco
3 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.06%) Node.js
5 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.04%) ColdFusion
6 4 (4.04%) WordPress
6 4 (4.04%) Drupal
6 4 (4.04%) Railo
7 3 (3.03%) Alfresco
7 3 (3.03%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.03%) Kentico
8 2 (2.02%) Apache
8 2 (2.02%) TeamSite
8 2 (2.02%) IIS
8 2 (2.02%) NetWeaver
8 2 (2.02%) Mule
9 1 (1.01%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.01%) Sitefinity
9 1 (1.01%) concrete5
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP CRM
1 2 (2.02%) Magento
1 2 (2.02%) SAP ERP
1 2 (2.02%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.02%) SAP ECC
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.01%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) GitHub
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Intranet
2 5 (5.05%) HTTP
3 3 (3.03%) Network Security
3 3 (3.03%) Firewall
3 3 (3.03%) LAN
3 3 (3.03%) VoIP
3 3 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (1.01%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (1.01%) SS7
4 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) MySQL
3 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.02%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (3.03%) Maven
5 3 (3.03%) JUnit
6 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.01%) Selenium
7 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.01%) NUnit
7 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.11%) Retail
2 10 (10.10%) Finance
3 9 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.07%) Publishing
5 5 (5.05%) Marketing
6 4 (4.04%) Banking
7 2 (2.02%) Legal
7 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Games
8 1 (1.01%) Automotive
8 1 (1.01%) Law
8 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (56.57%) Developer
2 17 (17.17%) Web Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Architect
3 14 (14.14%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.08%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.08%) PHP Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Applications Architect
7 4 (4.04%) Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Administrator
7 4 (4.04%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Umbraco Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Sitecore Developer
8 3 (3.03%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (3.03%) Content Editor
8 3 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Designer
8 3 (3.03%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (43.43%) HTML
2 38 (38.38%) .NET
2 38 (38.38%) CSS
3 25 (25.25%) Web Services
4 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET
5 23 (23.23%) jQuery
6 19 (19.19%) HTML5
7 18 (18.18%) CSS3
8 17 (17.17%) XML
8 17 (17.17%) .NET Framework
9 13 (13.13%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.08%) RESTful
11 7 (7.07%) Sass
11 7 (7.07%) SOAP
12 6 (6.06%) JSON
13 5 (5.05%) Apache Cordova
13 5 (5.05%) Ajax
13 5 (5.05%) Symfony
13 5 (5.05%) Laravel
14 4 (4.04%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.09%) GIS
3 7 (7.07%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.06%) User Experience
5 4 (4.04%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.02%) W3C
7 2 (2.02%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.01%) Online Games
8 1 (1.01%) Open Source
8 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) UNIX
3 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Phone
4 4 (4.04%) Android
5 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.43%) Content Management
2 23 (23.23%) MVC
3 20 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.18%) SOA
5 13 (13.13%) CRM
6 11 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (10.10%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.10%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.10%) Unit Testing
8 9 (9.09%) UML
8 9 (9.09%) OOP
8 9 (9.09%) Workflow
8 9 (9.09%) Migration
8 9 (9.09%) Information Security
9 8 (8.08%) ITIL
9 8 (8.08%) Change Control
10 7 (7.07%) Web Design
10 7 (7.07%) Scrum
10 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.06%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.34%) C#
1 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.14%) SQL
3 13 (13.13%) Java
4 11 (11.11%) PHP
5 8 (8.08%) VB
6 5 (5.05%) PHP5
7 4 (4.04%) CFML
7 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.03%) Perl
9 2 (2.02%) ABAP
10 1 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.10%) ISEB
3 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.06%) Degree
5 3 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) MCDST
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.08%) ISO 9000
3 4 (4.04%) QA
4 3 (3.03%) WCAG
5 2 (2.02%) SLA
6 1 (1.01%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) NDS
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.15%) Sitecore
3 14 (14.14%) SAP
4 5 (5.05%) EPiServer
5 4 (4.04%) Appcelerator
6 3 (3.03%) Google
6 3 (3.03%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.02%) Adobe
7 2 (2.02%) HP
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle
8 1 (1.01%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.01%) Zend
8 1 (1.01%) Ektron
8 1 (1.01%) Open Text
8 1 (1.01%) Mitel
8 1 (1.01%) Nokia
8 1 (1.01%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.01%) Citrix
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