The first table below looks at the demand for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Yorkshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 65 88 99
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +11
Contract jobs citing CMS 48 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.04% 1.27% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.57% 6.51% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £312 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-42.22% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
382 415 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.26% 19.56% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 206 243
Average daily rate £350 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +16.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £41.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
CMS
England

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +18 37 £300 +13.74% 18
South Yorkshire +3 6 £288 -8.73% 3
North Yorkshire -3 2 £223 -28.80% 5
East Yorkshire - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 34 (36.56%) .NET
2 30 (32.26%) HTML
3 29 (31.18%) CSS
4 26 (27.96%) C#
5 24 (25.81%) JavaScript
6 23 (24.73%) MVC
7 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
7 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
7 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (17.20%) Content Management
8 16 (17.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (17.20%) Sitecore
9 15 (16.13%) jQuery
9 15 (16.13%) Java
10 14 (15.05%) MySQL
11 13 (13.98%) Visual Studio
11 13 (13.98%) WCF
12 11 (11.83%) UNIX
12 11 (11.83%) HTML5
13 10 (10.75%) CSS3
13 10 (10.75%) Tomcat
13 10 (10.75%) Web Services
14 9 (9.68%) PHP
15 8 (8.60%) RDF
15 8 (8.60%) Intranet
15 8 (8.60%) Internet
15 8 (8.60%) E-Commerce
15 8 (8.60%) Finance
15 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 16 (17.20%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (10.75%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.53%) Umbraco
3 7 (7.53%) Magnolia
3 7 (7.53%) Apache
4 6 (6.45%) WordPress
5 5 (5.38%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.23%) Drupal
8 1 (1.08%) Node.js
8 1 (1.08%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.15%) MS Project
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) Intranet
1 8 (8.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.05%) MySQL
3 7 (7.53%) Jackrabbit
4 4 (4.30%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.53%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.45%) Hudson
4 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.15%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.15%) JIRA
6 1 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.08%) Moq
6 1 (1.08%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.08%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.08%) NUnit
6 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Advertising
3 6 (6.45%) Marketing
4 3 (3.23%) Local Government
5 2 (2.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (50.54%) Developer
2 12 (12.90%) .NET Developer
3 8 (8.60%) Architect
3 8 (8.60%) Administrator
3 8 (8.60%) Technical Architect
3 8 (8.60%) Web Developer
4 7 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.45%) PHP Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Sitecore Developer
5 6 (6.45%) CMS Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Designer
6 5 (5.38%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Web Designer
7 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.56%) .NET
2 30 (32.26%) HTML
3 29 (31.18%) CSS
4 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 15 (16.13%) jQuery
6 13 (13.98%) WCF
7 11 (11.83%) HTML5
8 10 (10.75%) CSS3
8 10 (10.75%) Web Services
9 7 (7.53%) XHTML
10 6 (6.45%) XML
10 6 (6.45%) SOAP
10 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (6.45%) RESTful
11 5 (5.38%) WPF
11 5 (5.38%) Silverlight
12 4 (4.30%) WF
13 3 (3.23%) Symfony
13 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Semantic Web
2 3 (3.23%) Statistics
2 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.15%) W3C
3 2 (2.15%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.15%) Copywriting
3 2 (2.15%) Social Media
4 1 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.08%) Open Source
4 1 (1.08%) Blog
4 1 (1.08%) iPhone
4 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.08%) IVR
4 1 (1.08%) NHS
4 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) UNIX
2 7 (7.53%) Linux
3 6 (6.45%) Debian
4 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.08%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.73%) MVC
2 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.20%) Content Management
3 8 (8.60%) RDF
3 8 (8.60%) E-Commerce
4 7 (7.53%) Web Development
4 7 (7.53%) Migration
5 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.38%) Workflow
7 4 (4.30%) ITIL
7 4 (4.30%) OO
7 4 (4.30%) Project Management
7 4 (4.30%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.30%) TDD
7 4 (4.30%) Web Design
7 4 (4.30%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.23%) Online Marketing
8 3 (3.23%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.23%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.96%) C#
2 24 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.13%) Java
4 9 (9.68%) PHP
5 6 (6.45%) SQL
6 5 (5.38%) XAML
7 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.23%) PHP5
9 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.15%) Erlang
10 1 (1.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.08%) VB
10 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) COBIT
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.08%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.20%) Sitecore
3 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.30%) Kofax
5 3 (3.23%) EPiServer
5 3 (3.23%) FatWire
5 3 (3.23%) Perforce
5 3 (3.23%) Adobe
6 2 (2.15%) Avaya
6 2 (2.15%) Open Text
6 2 (2.15%) VMware
7 1 (1.08%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.08%) Twitter
7 1 (1.08%) RedDot
7 1 (1.08%) Sony
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco
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