The table below looks at the statistics for Magnolia skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Magnolia over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magnolia CMS
Rank 583 544 545
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +1
Contract jobs citing Magnolia 9 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.051% 0.033%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.091% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 12
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£450 £320 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -0.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9845 9126 8714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.15% 17.83% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6369 5531 4914
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 373 434
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

Magnolia
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Magnolia within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Magnolia Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Magnolia
Daily Rate Trend

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

Magnolia Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Magnolia
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Magnolia within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Magnolia Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Magnolia
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Magnolia within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -46 8 £450 +40.62% 1
London +6 6 £450 +38.46% 1
City of London - - - -

Magnolia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Magnolia 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 Magnolia.

1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) CMS
3 8 (40.00%) Content Management
4 7 (35.00%) Spring
4 7 (35.00%) J2EE
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) MySQL
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) User Experience
7 3 (15.00%) Aerospike
7 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (15.00%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (15.00%) Couchbase
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.00%) ForgeRock
7 3 (15.00%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (15.00%) Open Source
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (15.00%) Taxonomies
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security
7 3 (15.00%) JSON
7 3 (15.00%) Marketing
7 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Mashup

Magnolia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Magnolia 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 Magnolia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (15.00%) Drupal
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.00%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LDAP
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
1 3 (15.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (15.00%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) Couchbase
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Hudson
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Italian Language
2 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.00%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (5.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Content Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Content Editor
5 1 (5.00%) Web Content Manager
5 1 (5.00%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) J2EE
1 7 (35.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) RESTful
2 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) Servlets
4 1 (5.00%) J2SE
4 1 (5.00%) JSR 170
4 1 (5.00%) Java EE
4 1 (5.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (5.00%) WebCenter
4 1 (5.00%) OSGi
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Sling
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Taxonomies
2 3 (15.00%) Mashup
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Content Management
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
3 3 (15.00%) BDD
3 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (15.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (5.00%) Pay per click
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Code Coverage
4 1 (5.00%) OOD
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Scala
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Sun
2 3 (15.00%) ForgeRock
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus
3 1 (5.00%) FatWire
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft