The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 141 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -7
Contract jobs citing CMS 908 1075 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.80% 2.03% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.63% 11.29% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 741 645
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 29
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £15.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £39.41 £28.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £33.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +109.52%
CMS
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9430 9525 9079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.73% 17.97% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6235 6062 5415
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 297 409
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in England

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in England

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in England

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in England

CMS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

CMS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CMS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -54 424 £400 - 98
South East +50 197 £388 +33.62% 52
West Midlands -15 67 £350 +16.66% 18
Yorkshire -1 59 £400 +14.28% 18
North West +18 58 £350 -17.64% 21
South West +9 42 £300 -14.28% 20
East Midlands -2 27 £350 +3.70% 12
East of England -41 24 £306 -12.50% 16
North East -29 7 £375 +15.38% 4
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CMS.

1 768 (44.89%) HTML
2 681 (39.80%) JavaScript
3 653 (38.16%) CSS
4 599 (35.01%) Agile Software Development
5 588 (34.37%) Content Management
6 451 (26.36%) .NET
7 350 (20.46%) C#
8 325 (18.99%) HTML5
9 300 (17.53%) Web Development
10 297 (17.36%) jQuery
11 272 (15.90%) MVC
12 265 (15.49%) Sitecore CMS
12 265 (15.49%) Sitecore
13 249 (14.55%) Java
14 245 (14.32%) ASP.NET
15 243 (14.20%) User Experience
16 220 (12.86%) AngularJS
17 216 (12.62%) E-Commerce
17 216 (12.62%) Scrum
18 213 (12.45%) SQL Server
19 211 (12.33%) CSS3
20 209 (12.22%) Web Services
21 205 (11.98%) XML
22 204 (11.92%) PHP
23 194 (11.34%) SQL
24 192 (11.22%) Finance
25 188 (10.99%) Marketing
26 187 (10.93%) Adobe
27 172 (10.05%) Git (software)
28 171 (9.99%) Front End Development

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 265 (15.49%) Sitecore CMS
2 139 (8.12%) Umbraco
3 137 (8.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 110 (6.43%) Drupal
5 101 (5.90%) WordPress
6 69 (4.03%) SharePoint
7 60 (3.51%) Apache
8 52 (3.04%) IIS
9 40 (2.34%) EPiServer CMS
10 34 (1.99%) Apache Solr
10 34 (1.99%) Tomcat
11 25 (1.46%) Joomla!
12 23 (1.34%) Mule
13 22 (1.29%) Confluence
13 22 (1.29%) Sitefinity
14 19 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
15 18 (1.05%) Kentico
16 17 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
17 16 (0.94%) nginx
18 14 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (4.85%) Photoshop
2 82 (4.79%) MS Excel
3 61 (3.57%) MS Office
4 32 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 28 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 15 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (0.82%) MS Project
8 9 (0.53%) Fireworks
9 8 (0.47%) InDesign
10 5 (0.29%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.18%) InVision
12 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.12%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.12%) Mingle
14 1 (0.058%) GIMP
14 1 (0.058%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 21 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.05%) Magento
3 11 (0.64%) SDL Web 8
4 6 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.29%) Sage X3
6 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.18%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.18%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.12%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FS
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.058%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.058%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.058%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.058%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 54 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (2.22%) GitHub
3 36 (2.10%) Google Analytics
4 33 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
5 13 (0.76%) SaaS
6 9 (0.53%) Office 365
7 8 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.35%) Force.com
9 5 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (0.29%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.23%) AdWords
10 4 (0.23%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
10 4 (0.23%) Heroku
11 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.18%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.12%) Boomi
12 2 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.28%) Intranet
2 31 (1.81%) Internet
3 25 (1.46%) HTTP
4 19 (1.11%) LDAP
5 13 (0.76%) DNS
6 12 (0.70%) Firewall
7 10 (0.58%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.53%) SNMP
9 8 (0.47%) Network Security
10 7 (0.41%) Extranet
10 7 (0.41%) ISDN
10 7 (0.41%) SSL
11 6 (0.35%) LAN
11 6 (0.35%) WAN
11 6 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.29%) FTP
12 5 (0.29%) Skype
12 5 (0.29%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.23%) PBX
13 4 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 82 (4.79%) MySQL
3 54 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 35 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 27 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (1.46%) NoSQL
7 17 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (0.70%) Big Data
10 11 (0.64%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.47%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.35%) GIS
14 6 (0.35%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.29%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 172 (10.05%) Git (software)
2 77 (4.50%) JIRA
3 71 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 63 (3.68%) Visual Studio
5 55 (3.21%) gulp
6 49 (2.86%) Grunt
7 45 (2.63%) Subversion
8 40 (2.34%) Jenkins
9 34 (1.99%) Maven
10 27 (1.58%) Selenium
11 24 (1.40%) Bower
12 18 (1.05%) TeamCity
13 17 (0.99%) JUnit
14 15 (0.88%) Cucumber
15 13 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (0.76%) git-flow
16 11 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
16 11 (0.64%) SoapUI
17 10 (0.58%) Ant
17 10 (0.58%) Axure RP
General
1 192 (11.22%) Finance
2 188 (10.99%) Marketing
3 118 (6.90%) Retail
4 96 (5.61%) Publishing
5 42 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.40%) Banking
7 37 (2.16%) Legal
8 36 (2.10%) Advertising
9 35 (2.05%) Automotive
10 30 (1.75%) Manufacturing
11 24 (1.40%) Games
12 18 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.82%) Law
14 11 (0.64%) Back Office
14 11 (0.64%) Electronics
15 10 (0.58%) Billing
16 9 (0.53%) German Language
17 7 (0.41%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.29%) Financial Institution
19 3 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 914 (53.42%) Developer
2 166 (9.70%) .NET Developer
3 157 (9.18%) Analyst
4 134 (7.83%) Architect
5 120 (7.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 115 (6.72%) Sitecore Developer
7 101 (5.90%) C# Developer
8 100 (5.84%) Web Developer
9 98 (5.73%) CMS Developer
10 88 (5.14%) Business Analyst
10 88 (5.14%) Project Manager
11 82 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 79 (4.62%) ServiceNow Developer
13 78 (4.56%) JavaScript Developer
14 70 (4.09%) Java Developer
15 65 (3.80%) Designer
16 62 (3.62%) PHP Developer
16 62 (3.62%) Umbraco Developer
17 57 (3.33%) Digital Project Manager
17 57 (3.33%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 768 (44.89%) HTML
2 653 (38.16%) CSS
3 451 (26.36%) .NET
4 325 (18.99%) HTML5
5 297 (17.36%) jQuery
6 245 (14.32%) ASP.NET
7 220 (12.86%) AngularJS
8 211 (12.33%) CSS3
9 209 (12.22%) Web Services
10 205 (11.98%) XML
11 106 (6.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 99 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 97 (5.67%) Sass
14 86 (5.03%) REST
15 82 (4.79%) Ajax
16 80 (4.68%) Spring
17 72 (4.21%) .NET Framework
17 72 (4.21%) J2EE
18 63 (3.68%) Node.js
19 59 (3.45%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 243 (14.20%) User Experience
2 85 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 60 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 48 (2.81%) Social Media
6 45 (2.63%) CMDB
7 36 (2.10%) Digital Media
8 33 (1.93%) Blog
9 29 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 29 (1.69%) N-Tier
10 22 (1.29%) Data Structures
10 22 (1.29%) e-Learning
11 18 (1.05%) Visualisation
12 16 (0.94%) Copywriting
13 15 (0.88%) iPad
13 15 (0.88%) NHS
14 14 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.82%) W3C
15 12 (0.70%) Video on Demand
16 11 (0.64%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 95 (5.55%) Linux
2 67 (3.92%) Windows
3 25 (1.46%) Android
3 25 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 23 (1.34%) Unix
5 16 (0.94%) Windows Server
5 16 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.35%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.29%) Solaris
10 4 (0.23%) AIX
11 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.058%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.058%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (35.01%) Agile Software Development
2 588 (34.37%) Content Management
3 300 (17.53%) Web Development
4 272 (15.90%) MVC
5 216 (12.62%) E-Commerce
5 216 (12.62%) Scrum
6 171 (9.99%) Front End Development
7 153 (8.94%) TDD
8 139 (8.12%) Responsive Web Design
9 130 (7.60%) Analytics
10 125 (7.31%) Project Management
11 113 (6.60%) SEO
12 110 (6.43%) CRM
13 109 (6.37%) Migration
14 89 (5.20%) OO
15 87 (5.08%) ITIL
16 81 (4.73%) Web Design
17 75 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
18 74 (4.32%) Workflow
19 73 (4.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 681 (39.80%) JavaScript
2 350 (20.46%) C#
3 249 (14.55%) Java
4 204 (11.92%) PHP
5 194 (11.34%) SQL
6 38 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 32 (1.87%) Python
8 29 (1.69%) C
9 25 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 24 (1.40%) Ruby
11 21 (1.23%) Groovy
12 16 (0.94%) C++
13 12 (0.70%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.53%) Perl
14 9 (0.53%) Scala
14 9 (0.53%) VBScript
15 8 (0.47%) ES6
15 8 (0.47%) VBA
16 7 (0.41%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 78 (4.56%) Degree
2 40 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.35%) ISEB
6 6 (0.35%) PMP
7 5 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.23%) MCP
9 3 (0.18%) Avaya Certification
9 3 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.12%) CCDE
10 2 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.12%) CITP
10 2 (0.12%) MBA
10 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.39%) QA
2 19 (1.11%) SLA
3 7 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.41%) WCAG
4 5 (0.29%) COBIT
5 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.23%) SDET
6 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.18%) WAI
7 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.058%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 12 (0.70%) Varnish
1 12 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (0.47%) Docker
2 8 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.058%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.058%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (0.58%) TeamSite
2 8 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.35%) Puppet
5 5 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (0.29%) WMI
6 4 (0.23%) Kibana
6 4 (0.23%) logstash
7 3 (0.18%) Ansible
8 2 (0.12%) cPanel
8 2 (0.12%) Grafana
8 2 (0.12%) Nagios
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.12%) Piwik
8 2 (0.12%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.12%) StatsD
8 2 (0.12%) Terraform
8 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.058%) Plesk
Vendors
1 265 (15.49%) Sitecore
2 187 (10.93%) Adobe
3 156 (9.12%) Microsoft
4 99 (5.79%) ServiceNow
5 71 (4.15%) EPiServer
6 56 (3.27%) Google
7 55 (3.21%) Oracle
8 29 (1.69%) SAP
9 23 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.11%) Avaya
10 19 (1.11%) hybris
11 18 (1.05%) Zend
12 16 (0.94%) IBM
13 15 (0.88%) Cisco
13 15 (0.88%) Twitter
14 13 (0.76%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.70%) FatWire
15 12 (0.70%) HP
16 11 (0.64%) CA
17 10 (0.58%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £270 to £320 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Haysfm
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Posted: 12 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £125 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £245 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400-450pd
Posted: Yesterday
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £371.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago