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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 19 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.92% - 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.00% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+86.74% +30.30%
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
50 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 32.89% 29.13% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 3
Average daily rate £388 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £236 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) User Experience
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) Semantic HTML
4 9 (56.25%) JSTL
4 9 (56.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (56.25%) Grunt
4 9 (56.25%) Bower
4 9 (56.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (56.25%) Sass
4 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
4 9 (56.25%) XHTML
4 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
4 9 (56.25%) JSP
4 9 (56.25%) W3C
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
6 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Social Media
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Google
6 2 (12.50%) Publishing
7 1 (6.25%) LAMP
7 1 (6.25%) OpenText
7 1 (6.25%) LiveLink
7 1 (6.25%) RedDot
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Subversion

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
3 1 (6.25%) LiveLink
3 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Grunt
1 9 (56.25%) Bower
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (6.25%) Content Editor
4 1 (6.25%) Web Editor
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Content Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Content Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) Semantic HTML
3 9 (56.25%) JSTL
3 9 (56.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (56.25%) Sass
3 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
3 9 (56.25%) XHTML
3 9 (56.25%) JSP
4 1 (6.25%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Yii
4 1 (6.25%) Laravel
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) User Experience
2 9 (56.25%) W3C
3 2 (12.50%) Social Media
4 1 (6.25%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Content Management
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Content Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) PHP5
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) OpenText
2 1 (6.25%) RedDot
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Zend