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 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
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 69 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing CMS 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.44% 0.59% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.29% 3.80% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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£375 - £163
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
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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
131 79 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.07% 15.52% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 35 37
Average daily rate £375 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £172 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £527 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.58 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% +37.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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
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 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
South Wales -12 3 £375 - 3
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (62.50%) Sitecore
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) GIS
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Document Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
1 5 (62.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Lync
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Basecamp
3 1 (12.50%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) GIS
1 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Document Management
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Sitecore
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft