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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 155 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -16
Contract jobs citing CMS 803 970 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.97% 2.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.43% 10.65% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 618 720
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £34.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.76% +64.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £51.31 £43.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.67 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-68.33% +77.77%
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
9526 9110 8406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.34% 18.51% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6421 5757 5292
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 325 296
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.19 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.87% +9.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -26 428 £420 +12.00% 111
South East -59 125 £350 - 45
East of England -17 51 £450 +28.57% 10
South West -28 45 £288 -10.15% 15
West Midlands -10 44 £300 +4.34% 15
North West -10 40 £300 -7.69% 24
Yorkshire -13 30 £388 +10.71% 20
East Midlands +24 21 £300 -35.13% 7
North East - 15 £300 - 5
Midlands -4 2 £450 -22.58%
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 659 (40.38%) HTML
2 643 (39.40%) JavaScript
3 582 (35.66%) CSS
4 533 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
5 497 (30.45%) Content Management
6 388 (23.77%) .NET
7 307 (18.81%) jQuery
8 300 (18.38%) C#
9 298 (18.26%) Web Development
10 266 (16.30%) E-Commerce
11 262 (16.05%) HTML5
12 257 (15.75%) MVC
13 224 (13.73%) Java
14 221 (13.54%) PHP
15 220 (13.48%) Sitecore CMS
15 220 (13.48%) Sitecore
16 218 (13.36%) User Experience
17 188 (11.52%) Scrum
18 185 (11.34%) CSS3
19 177 (10.85%) ASP.NET
19 177 (10.85%) Web Services
19 177 (10.85%) Finance
20 176 (10.78%) Marketing
21 172 (10.54%) SQL
21 172 (10.54%) SQL Server
22 169 (10.36%) Front End Development
23 168 (10.29%) Microsoft
24 164 (10.05%) AngularJS
25 151 (9.25%) XML
26 148 (9.07%) TDD

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
1 220 (13.48%) Sitecore CMS
2 133 (8.15%) Umbraco
3 130 (7.97%) Drupal
4 122 (7.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 109 (6.68%) WordPress
6 74 (4.53%) SharePoint
7 71 (4.35%) Apache
8 58 (3.55%) IIS
9 56 (3.43%) Node.js
10 31 (1.90%) Joomla!
11 28 (1.72%) Apache Solr
12 26 (1.59%) EPiServer CMS
12 26 (1.59%) Mule
12 26 (1.59%) Tomcat
13 22 (1.35%) nginx
14 20 (1.23%) WebSphere
15 19 (1.16%) Alfresco
16 17 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
16 17 (1.04%) Magnolia
16 17 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 90 (5.51%) Photoshop
2 60 (3.68%) MS Office
3 48 (2.94%) MS Excel
4 23 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.61%) Fireworks
8 8 (0.49%) MS Project
9 7 (0.43%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.18%) GIMP
13 2 (0.12%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.061%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.061%) InDesign
14 1 (0.061%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 31 (1.90%) Magento
2 30 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.55%) Eloqua
3 9 (0.55%) SDL Web 8
4 5 (0.31%) BigMachines
5 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.25%) Unica
6 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.061%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.061%) Data Workbench
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.061%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.061%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.57%) Google Analytics
4 39 (2.39%) GitHub
5 13 (0.80%) Office 365
5 13 (0.80%) SaaS
6 12 (0.74%) Heroku
7 10 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.61%) Force.com
8 7 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 7 (0.43%) MailChimp
9 5 (0.31%) Yammer
10 4 (0.25%) AdWords
11 3 (0.18%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.12%) Pure360
12 2 (0.12%) Sage Pay
12 2 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.82%) Intranet
2 42 (2.57%) Internet
3 18 (1.10%) DNS
4 14 (0.86%) HTTP
5 11 (0.67%) SNMP
5 11 (0.67%) SSL
6 10 (0.61%) FTP
7 9 (0.55%) Extranet
7 9 (0.55%) Firewall
7 9 (0.55%) LDAP
8 5 (0.31%) Broadband
8 5 (0.31%) MPLS
8 5 (0.31%) SMTP
9 4 (0.25%) DMZ
9 4 (0.25%) ISDN
9 4 (0.25%) LAN
9 4 (0.25%) Network Security
9 4 (0.25%) SMS
9 4 (0.25%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 101 (6.19%) MySQL
3 36 (2.21%) MongoDB
4 31 (1.90%) NoSQL
5 29 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 21 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (0.86%) Redis
9 14 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (0.67%) Big Data
10 11 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.37%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.37%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.25%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.25%) DB2
14 4 (0.25%) GIS
14 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 137 (8.39%) Git (software)
2 69 (4.23%) JIRA
3 49 (3.00%) Visual Studio
4 41 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (2.33%) Grunt
6 37 (2.27%) Subversion
7 28 (1.72%) Maven
8 27 (1.65%) gulp
9 24 (1.47%) Jenkins
10 22 (1.35%) Selenium
11 17 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
12 15 (0.92%) Ant
12 15 (0.92%) Eclipse
12 15 (0.92%) SpecFlow
12 15 (0.92%) TeamCity
13 14 (0.86%) NUnit
13 14 (0.86%) SoapUI
14 11 (0.67%) JUnit
15 10 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.55%) Axure RP
General
1 177 (10.85%) Finance
2 176 (10.78%) Marketing
3 125 (7.66%) Retail
4 102 (6.25%) Publishing
5 77 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.82%) Banking
7 32 (1.96%) Advertising
8 31 (1.90%) Legal
9 26 (1.59%) Automotive
10 20 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 17 (1.04%) Games
12 16 (0.98%) Law
12 16 (0.98%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.61%) Back Office
13 10 (0.61%) Electronics
14 9 (0.55%) German Language
15 6 (0.37%) Billing
16 5 (0.31%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.25%) Avionics
17 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 781 (47.86%) Developer
2 179 (10.97%) Architect
3 172 (10.54%) .NET Developer
4 151 (9.25%) Analyst
5 133 (8.15%) Web Developer
6 120 (7.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 100 (6.13%) C# Developer
8 91 (5.58%) Business Analyst
9 87 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 87 (5.33%) Project Manager
10 85 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
11 81 (4.96%) CMS Developer
12 75 (4.60%) HTML Developer
13 73 (4.47%) PHP Developer
14 67 (4.11%) Sitecore Developer
15 65 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
16 63 (3.86%) Java Developer
17 61 (3.74%) Senior Developer
18 59 (3.62%) HTML CSS Developer
19 58 (3.55%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 659 (40.38%) HTML
2 582 (35.66%) CSS
3 388 (23.77%) .NET
4 307 (18.81%) jQuery
5 262 (16.05%) HTML5
6 185 (11.34%) CSS3
7 177 (10.85%) ASP.NET
7 177 (10.85%) Web Services
8 164 (10.05%) AngularJS
9 151 (9.25%) XML
10 86 (5.27%) .NET Framework
11 85 (5.21%) REST
12 80 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 79 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 78 (4.78%) J2EE
15 76 (4.66%) Ajax
16 75 (4.60%) Sass
17 65 (3.98%) Spring
18 64 (3.92%) SOAP
19 63 (3.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 218 (13.36%) User Experience
2 73 (4.47%) Mobile App
3 69 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 40 (2.45%) Social Media
6 38 (2.33%) iPad
7 36 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 33 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.78%) Data Structures
10 25 (1.53%) Digital Media
11 24 (1.47%) CMDB
12 20 (1.23%) Blog
13 14 (0.86%) NHS
14 13 (0.80%) e-Learning
14 13 (0.80%) W3C
15 11 (0.67%) Data Centre
16 10 (0.61%) Copywriting
16 10 (0.61%) Video on Demand
17 9 (0.55%) iPhone
18 8 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 90 (5.51%) Linux
2 75 (4.60%) Windows
3 45 (2.76%) Apple iOS
4 35 (2.14%) Android
5 29 (1.78%) Unix
6 22 (1.35%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.31%) Solaris
9 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.25%) AIX
10 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.18%) CentOS
11 3 (0.18%) Debian
11 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.061%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
2 497 (30.45%) Content Management
3 298 (18.26%) Web Development
4 266 (16.30%) E-Commerce
5 257 (15.75%) MVC
6 188 (11.52%) Scrum
7 169 (10.36%) Front End Development
8 148 (9.07%) TDD
9 139 (8.52%) CRM
10 126 (7.72%) Analytics
11 120 (7.35%) Project Management
12 109 (6.68%) OO
13 104 (6.37%) SEO
14 103 (6.31%) Migration
15 101 (6.19%) ITIL
16 79 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
17 78 (4.78%) Web Design
18 75 (4.60%) BDD
18 75 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
19 72 (4.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 643 (39.40%) JavaScript
2 300 (18.38%) C#
3 224 (13.73%) Java
4 221 (13.54%) PHP
5 172 (10.54%) SQL
6 47 (2.88%) Python
7 27 (1.65%) T-SQL
8 24 (1.47%) C
9 21 (1.29%) Ruby
10 19 (1.16%) C++
10 19 (1.16%) Perl
11 18 (1.10%) Groovy
12 16 (0.98%) Apex Code
13 15 (0.92%) Objective-C
14 14 (0.86%) PowerShell
15 13 (0.80%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.67%) PHP 5
16 11 (0.67%) SOQL
16 11 (0.67%) VBScript
17 9 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (4.84%) Degree
2 36 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.67%) PMI Certification
5 10 (0.61%) PMP
6 7 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.31%) Avaya Certification
7 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.12%) CITP
10 2 (0.12%) ISEB
10 2 (0.12%) MCP
10 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.061%) CCNA
11 1 (0.061%) MCAD
11 1 (0.061%) MCSA
11 1 (0.061%) MCSD
11 1 (0.061%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.57%) QA
2 22 (1.35%) WCAG
3 13 (0.80%) SLA
4 7 (0.43%) COBIT
4 7 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.18%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.12%) WAI
7 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.061%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.43%) Docker
3 7 (0.43%) Varnish
4 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.061%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (0.74%) TeamSite
2 7 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.37%) Puppet
3 6 (0.37%) WMI
4 5 (0.31%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (0.25%) Kibana
5 4 (0.25%) logstash
6 3 (0.18%) Ansible
6 3 (0.18%) cPanel
7 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.12%) Piwik
8 1 (0.061%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.061%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.061%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.061%) Grafana
8 1 (0.061%) Nagios
8 1 (0.061%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.061%) StatsD
Vendors
1 220 (13.48%) Sitecore
2 168 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 146 (8.95%) Adobe
4 66 (4.04%) Google
5 65 (3.98%) EPiServer
6 56 (3.43%) ServiceNow
7 54 (3.31%) Oracle
8 38 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (2.08%) hybris
10 32 (1.96%) Zend
11 27 (1.65%) SAP
12 16 (0.98%) FatWire
12 16 (0.98%) Huawei
12 16 (0.98%) Siebel
13 15 (0.92%) Avaya
14 12 (0.74%) RedDot
15 11 (0.67%) Apple
15 11 (0.67%) ATG
16 10 (0.61%) IBM
16 10 (0.61%) VMware
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