The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Wales region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 51 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing CMS 15 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.02% 1.39% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.64% 7.23% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate £314 £275 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -22.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £215 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £295 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
141 83 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.03% 19.17% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 44 51
Average daily rate £364 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
CMS
UK

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -11 14 £314 +25.50% 5
West Wales - - - - 1
North Wales - - - -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (68.75%) .NET
3 10 (62.50%) C#
4 9 (56.25%) HTML
4 9 (56.25%) CSS
4 9 (56.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (56.25%) Sitecore
5 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) XML
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) CRM
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
6 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (31.25%) Document Management
7 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 5 (31.25%) Web Design
7 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) Intranet
7 5 (31.25%) Migration
7 5 (31.25%) Kentico
7 5 (31.25%) BDD
7 5 (31.25%) Lync
7 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (25.00%) SaaS

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (56.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (31.25%) Kentico
3 5 (31.25%) Lync
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (25.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Fireworks
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Gradle
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (12.50%) CMS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (6.25%) UI Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) XML
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) CSS3
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.25%) WebCenter
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) CRM
1 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (37.50%) TDD
1 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Document Management
2 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Web Design
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (25.00%) Release Management
3 4 (25.00%) Workflow
3 4 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Sitecore
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) FatWire
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle