The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 22 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing CMS 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.05% 5.61% 2.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% 25.00% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £550 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.58 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+62.18% +26.94%
CMS
Hertfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
14 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.74% 22.43% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 9
Average daily rate £550 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -46.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Watford

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) DNN
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Kentico
2 1 (33.33%) Sitefinity
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Migration

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (33.33%) DNN
1 1 (33.33%) Kentico
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Sitefinity
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) CMS Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Development Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore