The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 60 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.33% 0.80% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.08% 3.21% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £400 £210 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -41.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £330 £311
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £10.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.47 £36.67 £18.78
% change year-on-year
-44.18% +95.28%
CMS
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
65 218 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.64% 24.80% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 150 77
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £314 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £38.20 £59.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +22 1 £400 +33.33% 3
Mid Wales - 1 - -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for CMS.

1 8 (53.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 8 (53.33%) Sitecore
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) Umbraco
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Digital Media
5 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (26.67%) WCF
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Content Management
5 4 (26.67%) Alterian
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) Lucene
6 3 (20.00%) Apache Solr
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (13.33%) Welsh Language

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Welsh Language
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) CMS Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Web Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) WCF
3 3 (20.00%) Lucene
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) IVR
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Content Management
2 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Sitecore
2 4 (26.67%) Alterian
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) NICE Systems
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