The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 80 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing CMS 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.43% 1.28% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 6.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £12.30 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+123.57% -31.66%
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
192 139 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.67% 19.72% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 80 52
Average daily rate £395 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -20 3 £300 -7.69% 1
West Wales - 1 £120 -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Magnolia
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Confluence
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Magnolia
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) Fireworks
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Front-End Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Interaction Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) HP