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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 14 12 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing CMS 6 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.31% 11.89% 4.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.22% 36.17% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate £413 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.92 £40.00 £21.56
% change year-on-year
-67.71% +85.57%
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
27 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 23.89% 32.87% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 12
Average daily rate £210 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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 5 (71.43%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) SEO
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Intershop
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Copywriting
4 2 (28.57%) JDBC
4 2 (28.57%) JSP
4 2 (28.57%) Servlets
4 2 (28.57%) Struts
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Ant
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) OOD

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Content Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java E-Commerce Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Configuration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) JDBC
2 2 (28.57%) JNDI
2 2 (28.57%) JSP
2 2 (28.57%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) Struts
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) LESS
3 1 (14.29%) React
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Copywriting
3 1 (14.29%) CMDB
3 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) SEO
2 3 (42.86%) Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Intershop
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore