The first table below looks at the demand for Content Management 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 Content Management over the 3 months to 18 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 Processes & Methodologies category for the Watford 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 29 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Content Management 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.92% 5.75% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 7.04% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
108 71 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.83% 81.61% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 42
Average daily rate £413 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.40% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £18.68 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.79% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.82 £11.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Content Management
Hertfordshire

Content Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Content Management across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Content Management Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Content Management
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Content Management Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Content Management 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 Content Management.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) Ant
2 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 6 (60.00%) Servlets
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) XSLT
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) HPUX
2 6 (60.00%) Solaris
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Struts
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) MQSeries
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) JMS
2 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (60.00%) Interwoven
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (60.00%) Log4j
2 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 6 (60.00%) XMLBeans

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Content Management 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 Content Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) MQSeries
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) SMS
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (50.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Ant
1 6 (60.00%) JUnit
1 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (60.00%) Log4j
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
1 6 (60.00%) Servlets
1 6 (60.00%) XML
1 6 (60.00%) XSLT
1 6 (60.00%) Struts
1 6 (60.00%) JMS
1 6 (60.00%) XMLBeans
1 6 (60.00%) Ajax
2 5 (50.00%) JSTL
2 5 (50.00%) XHTML
2 5 (50.00%) JDBC
2 5 (50.00%) JSP
2 5 (50.00%) EJB
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (30.00%) Social Media
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
1 6 (60.00%) HPUX
1 6 (60.00%) Solaris
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OO
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) RAD
2 5 (50.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (30.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (30.00%) Customer Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Document Management
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) XPath
3 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
1 6 (60.00%) Interwoven
2 5 (50.00%) Elastic Path
2 5 (50.00%) Blue Martini
2 5 (50.00%) ATG
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sun