The table below looks at the statistics for the CMS Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CMS Developer
Rank 593 536 565
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +29
Contract jobs requiring a CMS Developer 13 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.072% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.078% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 10
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£401 £370 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% +28.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £246 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £485 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +39.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

CMS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

CMS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CMS Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS Developer within the UK.

CMS Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CMS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

CMS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CMS Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS Developer within the UK.

CMS Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CMS Developer
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 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
England -63 12 £401 +8.24% 11
Berkshire +8 2 £401 +95.36% 2
London -15 2 £244 -45.83% 5
South East -15 2 £401 +9.72% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Leeds - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Windsor - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1

CMS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CMS Developer in their job title 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 with CMS Developer in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) CMS
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 12 (36.36%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) Java
4 11 (33.33%) jQuery
5 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (30.30%) C#
5 10 (30.30%) HTML
5 10 (30.30%) Web Services
6 8 (24.24%) CSS
6 8 (24.24%) MVC
6 8 (24.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (24.24%) Sitecore
6 8 (24.24%) Umbraco
7 7 (21.21%) Content Management
7 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
7 7 (21.21%) J2EE
8 6 (18.18%) SOAP
8 6 (18.18%) EPiServer
9 5 (15.15%) Scrum
9 5 (15.15%) RESTful
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle
10 4 (12.12%) XHTML
10 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.12%) Adobe
10 4 (12.12%) HTML5
10 4 (12.12%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (9.09%) Kentico
11 3 (9.09%) EPiServer CMS

CMS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CMS Developer in their job title 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 with CMS Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (100.00%) CMS
2 8 (24.24%) Umbraco
2 8 (24.24%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (12.12%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (9.09%) Kentico
4 3 (9.09%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (6.06%) TYPO3
5 2 (6.06%) FileNet
6 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
6 1 (3.03%) Drupal
6 1 (3.03%) WordPress
6 1 (3.03%) Sitefinity
6 1 (3.03%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Ant
1 1 (3.03%) JUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.03%) NUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Maven
1 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.03%) Hudson
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.06%) Publishing
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) jQuery
3 10 (30.30%) HTML
3 10 (30.30%) Web Services
4 8 (24.24%) CSS
5 7 (21.21%) J2EE
5 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
6 6 (18.18%) SOAP
7 5 (15.15%) RESTful
8 4 (12.12%) HTML5
8 4 (12.12%) XHTML
9 3 (9.09%) XML
10 2 (6.06%) JSP
10 2 (6.06%) Dojo
10 2 (6.06%) JRules
10 2 (6.06%) WCF
10 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (6.06%) WebCenter
10 2 (6.06%) REST
11 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
1 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (3.03%) iPad
1 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Solaris
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) MVC
3 7 (21.21%) Content Management
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Web Development
7 2 (6.06%) BDD
7 2 (6.06%) Workflow
7 2 (6.06%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) B2C
7 2 (6.06%) Document Management
7 2 (6.06%) Time Management
8 1 (3.03%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) RUP
8 1 (3.03%) SOA
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) FQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Sitecore
2 6 (18.18%) EPiServer
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Adobe
4 3 (9.09%) FatWire
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) Open Text
5 2 (6.06%) RedDot
5 2 (6.06%) Ektron
6 1 (3.03%) Facebook
6 1 (3.03%) Twitter
6 1 (3.03%) Vignette
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