The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 44 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing CMS 4 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.04% 3.29% 5.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.13% 18.42% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 15
Average daily rate £249 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.47% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £595 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.58 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+62.18% +25.10%
CMS
Wiltshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
78 76 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.37% 17.88% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 51 39
Average daily rate £350 £434 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.30% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £217 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £563 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £12.75 £22.69 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.80% -11.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £16.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £23.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 12 (70.59%) Finance
1 12 (70.59%) User Experience
2 10 (58.82%) Content Management
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) Digital Content Management
5 5 (29.41%) Analytics
5 5 (29.41%) Web Analytics
5 5 (29.41%) Marketing
5 5 (29.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (29.41%) Sitecore
6 4 (23.53%) Web Development
6 4 (23.53%) Online Marketing
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) SEO
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 3 (17.65%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
8 2 (11.76%) Copywriting
8 2 (11.76%) Fredhopper
8 2 (11.76%) XML
8 2 (11.76%) XSL
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) Legal

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (29.41%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (11.76%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Content Editor
2 4 (23.53%) Content Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Digital Content Editor
2 4 (23.53%) Digital Content Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Digital Editor
2 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (17.65%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Tridion Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
4 2 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) XSL
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Content Management
2 6 (35.29%) Digital Content Management
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 5 (29.41%) Web Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Online Marketing
4 4 (23.53%) SEO
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.88%) Product Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) Ektron