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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 97 78 87
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing CMS 40 63 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.37% 2.04% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.33% 12.09% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 39
Average daily rate £310 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £588 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.92 £40.00 £21.56
% change year-on-year
-67.71% +85.57%
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
480 521 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.38% 16.84% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 313 413
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 16
Average hourly rate £33.75 £20.19 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.20% +0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £10.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 14 £338 +12.50% 9
Somerset +10 8 £275 -62.06% 3
Wiltshire -18 7 £310 -8.14%
Dorset -1 4 £350 +7.69% 5
Gloucestershire +7 3 £325 - 1
Devon +5 1 £190 -36.66%
Cornwall - 1 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
2 36 (40.45%) CSS
3 34 (38.20%) HTML
4 32 (35.96%) .NET
5 29 (32.58%) Content Management
6 26 (29.21%) jQuery
7 24 (26.97%) MVC
7 24 (26.97%) C#
8 23 (25.84%) Web Development
9 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET
10 19 (21.35%) Sitecore CMS
10 19 (21.35%) Sitecore
11 17 (19.10%) User Experience
12 16 (17.98%) Umbraco
12 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (17.98%) Finance
13 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
13 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (13.48%) SQL
15 11 (12.36%) PHP
15 11 (12.36%) Analytics
15 11 (12.36%) Front End Development
16 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
17 9 (10.11%) Windows
17 9 (10.11%) CRM
17 9 (10.11%) EPiServer
17 9 (10.11%) WordPress
18 8 (8.99%) Marketing
18 8 (8.99%) MySQL
18 8 (8.99%) Automated Testing

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (21.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (17.98%) Umbraco
3 9 (10.11%) WordPress
4 7 (7.87%) Drupal
5 2 (2.25%) Apache
5 2 (2.25%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (2.25%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.25%) Kentico
5 2 (2.25%) Magnolia
5 2 (2.25%) Node.js
6 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.12%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
6 1 (1.12%) JBoss
6 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.12%) nginx
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.25%) MS Office
1 2 (2.25%) MS Project
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Magento
2 1 (1.12%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.12%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.12%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.25%) SaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
1 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) LabVIEW
2 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.37%) Subversion
3 2 (2.25%) Grunt
3 2 (2.25%) gulp
4 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Marketing
3 4 (4.49%) Avionics
3 4 (4.49%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) Advertising
4 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.25%) Law
4 2 (2.25%) Publishing
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (52.81%) Developer
2 23 (25.84%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.85%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (16.85%) C# Developer
4 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (12.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (8.99%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Sitecore Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Umbraco Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Architect
7 7 (7.87%) PHP Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) CMS Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (6.74%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (6.74%) HTML Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Azure Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.45%) CSS
2 34 (38.20%) HTML
3 32 (35.96%) .NET
4 26 (29.21%) jQuery
5 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET
6 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (7.87%) HTML5
8 6 (6.74%) Ajax
8 6 (6.74%) CSS3
9 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (5.62%) Backbone.js
9 5 (5.62%) Web Services
10 4 (4.49%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.49%) Entity Framework
11 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (3.37%) Laravel
11 3 (3.37%) Yii
12 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (2.25%) RESTful
12 2 (2.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) User Experience
2 7 (7.87%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.49%) CAN bus
3 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) iPad
4 2 (2.25%) W3C
5 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.12%) Pricing Data
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (1.12%) Social Media
5 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Android
2 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.37%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.58%) Content Management
2 24 (26.97%) MVC
3 23 (25.84%) Web Development
4 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.36%) Analytics
5 11 (12.36%) Front End Development
6 9 (10.11%) CRM
7 8 (8.99%) Automated Testing
7 8 (8.99%) Scrum
8 7 (7.87%) Project Management
8 7 (7.87%) SOA
9 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (6.74%) ERP
9 6 (6.74%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (6.74%) TOGAF
9 6 (6.74%) Web Analytics
10 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.62%) TDD
10 5 (5.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
2 24 (26.97%) C#
3 12 (13.48%) SQL
4 11 (12.36%) PHP
5 4 (4.49%) C
5 4 (4.49%) Java
6 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.12%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.12%) Lua
6 1 (1.12%) Perl
6 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
1 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) MCDST
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) Sitecore
2 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.11%) EPiServer
4 5 (5.62%) Google
5 3 (3.37%) Adobe
6 2 (2.25%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.12%) Apple
7 1 (1.12%) Brightcove
7 1 (1.12%) Citrix
7 1 (1.12%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.12%) LexisNexis
7 1 (1.12%) Mitel
7 1 (1.12%) OpenText
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle
7 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.12%) Siebel
7 1 (1.12%) Sun
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