The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 25 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing CMS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.76% 1.63% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £185 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+48.09% -38.88%
CMS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
21 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.03% 12.20% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 6
Average daily rate £350 £271 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -8.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £12.00 £14.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% -18.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Staffordshire region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Staffordshire region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
Lichfield - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
CMS
West Midlands

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Kindle
2 1 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Modernizr
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Zepto.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Grunt
2 1 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (50.00%) Yeoman
2 1 (50.00%) Bower
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Tridion
1 1 (50.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (50.00%) Grunt
1 1 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (50.00%) Yeoman
1 1 (50.00%) Bower
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Modernizr
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Zepto.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) DOM
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore