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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 147 103 113
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +10
Contract jobs citing CMS 889 1100 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.78% 2.12% 1.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.40% 11.67% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 772 644
Median daily rate £398 £371 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.28% +5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £333 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.54% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 16
Median hourly rate £21.69 £25.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +30.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.03 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.38 £53.75 £87.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.47 £36.67 £18.78
% change year-on-year
-44.18% +95.28%
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
9459 9429 9162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.96% 18.13% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6202 6085 5583
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 283 373
Median hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -43 446 £400 - 84
South East +20 169 £388 +29.16% 34
North West +38 68 £400 -13.51% 23
West Midlands -17 47 £403 +34.16% 18
Yorkshire -33 46 £400 +14.28% 14
South West -6 41 £388 +3.33% 10
East Midlands +1 32 £350 +8.52% 8
East of England -30 29 £275 -21.42% 12
North East -50 7 £375 -20.21% 2
South Coast - 2 £263 -
Midlands - 1 - -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 801 (46.68%) HTML
2 700 (40.79%) JavaScript
3 691 (40.27%) CSS
4 602 (35.08%) Content Management
5 590 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 464 (27.04%) .NET
7 360 (20.98%) C#
8 348 (20.28%) HTML5
9 308 (17.95%) Web Development
10 280 (16.32%) jQuery
11 269 (15.68%) MVC
12 267 (15.56%) Sitecore CMS
12 267 (15.56%) Sitecore
13 255 (14.86%) ASP.NET
14 250 (14.57%) Java
15 247 (14.39%) User Experience
16 229 (13.34%) AngularJS
17 222 (12.94%) E-Commerce
18 219 (12.76%) XML
19 216 (12.59%) Scrum
20 215 (12.53%) PHP
20 215 (12.53%) CSS3
21 212 (12.35%) SQL Server
22 198 (11.54%) Web Services
23 193 (11.25%) SQL
24 191 (11.13%) Marketing
25 185 (10.78%) Finance
26 184 (10.72%) Adobe
27 182 (10.61%) Front End Development
28 167 (9.73%) Git (software)

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
1 267 (15.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 143 (8.33%) Umbraco
3 140 (8.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 128 (7.46%) Drupal
5 116 (6.76%) WordPress
6 54 (3.15%) SharePoint
7 53 (3.09%) Apache
8 48 (2.80%) IIS
9 39 (2.27%) EPiServer CMS
10 31 (1.81%) Tomcat
11 30 (1.75%) Apache Solr
11 30 (1.75%) Confluence
12 27 (1.57%) Sitefinity
13 26 (1.52%) Joomla!
14 21 (1.22%) Mule
15 20 (1.17%) Kentico
16 18 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
17 15 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
18 13 (0.76%) WebSphere
19 12 (0.70%) nginx
Applications
1 86 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 70 (4.08%) Photoshop
3 50 (2.91%) MS Office
4 30 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 27 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (0.93%) MS Project
7 14 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (0.47%) InDesign
8 8 (0.47%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.41%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.17%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.17%) InVision
12 2 (0.12%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.12%) Mingle
13 1 (0.058%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 19 (1.11%) Magento
2 17 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
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 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.17%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.12%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FS
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.058%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.058%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.058%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.058%) Unica
9 1 (0.058%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (1.98%) GitHub
4 33 (1.92%) Google Analytics
5 14 (0.82%) SaaS
6 13 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
7 11 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.35%) Office 365
10 5 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (0.29%) Force.com
10 5 (0.29%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.23%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.17%) AdWords
12 3 (0.17%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.17%) Heroku
12 3 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.16%) Intranet
2 30 (1.75%) HTTP
2 30 (1.75%) Internet
3 18 (1.05%) LDAP
4 15 (0.87%) DNS
5 13 (0.76%) Firewall
6 10 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (0.52%) SSL
7 9 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.47%) Network Security
9 7 (0.41%) Extranet
9 7 (0.41%) SNMP
10 5 (0.29%) ISDN
10 5 (0.29%) LAN
10 5 (0.29%) PBX
10 5 (0.29%) WAN
11 4 (0.23%) DMZ
11 4 (0.23%) Skype
11 4 (0.23%) SMS
11 4 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 91 (5.30%) MySQL
3 56 (3.26%) MongoDB
4 38 (2.21%) NoSQL
4 38 (2.21%) Relational Database
5 29 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (0.87%) RDBMS
8 13 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (0.70%) Big Data
10 11 (0.64%) Couchbase
11 10 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.47%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.41%) GIS
13 7 (0.41%) Redis
13 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.35%) DB2
14 6 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 167 (9.73%) Git (software)
2 83 (4.84%) JIRA
3 69 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 65 (3.79%) Visual Studio
5 55 (3.21%) gulp
6 49 (2.86%) Subversion
7 47 (2.74%) Grunt
8 41 (2.39%) Jenkins
9 35 (2.04%) Selenium
10 34 (1.98%) Maven
11 26 (1.52%) Bower
11 26 (1.52%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.28%) TeamCity
13 16 (0.93%) JUnit
14 12 (0.70%) git-flow
15 11 (0.64%) Axure RP
15 11 (0.64%) SoapUI
16 10 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
17 8 (0.47%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 191 (11.13%) Marketing
2 185 (10.78%) Finance
3 113 (6.59%) Retail
4 81 (4.72%) Publishing
5 42 (2.45%) Legal
6 39 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.98%) Advertising
8 34 (1.98%) Banking
9 33 (1.92%) Automotive
10 23 (1.34%) Games
11 22 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.76%) Law
13 11 (0.64%) Back Office
13 11 (0.64%) Billing
14 9 (0.52%) Electronics
15 8 (0.47%) German Language
16 7 (0.41%) Local Government
17 5 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 932 (54.31%) Developer
2 171 (9.97%) .NET Developer
3 161 (9.38%) Analyst
4 141 (8.22%) Architect
5 126 (7.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 112 (6.53%) Sitecore Developer
7 106 (6.18%) C# Developer
8 97 (5.65%) Web Developer
9 94 (5.48%) CMS Developer
10 89 (5.19%) Business Analyst
10 89 (5.19%) ServiceNow Developer
11 87 (5.07%) Project Manager
12 84 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
13 82 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
14 74 (4.31%) Java Developer
15 72 (4.20%) PHP Developer
16 62 (3.61%) HTML Developer
17 58 (3.38%) Designer
18 52 (3.03%) Digital Project Manager
19 51 (2.97%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 801 (46.68%) HTML
2 691 (40.27%) CSS
3 464 (27.04%) .NET
4 348 (20.28%) HTML5
5 280 (16.32%) jQuery
6 255 (14.86%) ASP.NET
7 229 (13.34%) AngularJS
8 219 (12.76%) XML
9 215 (12.53%) CSS3
10 198 (11.54%) Web Services
11 101 (5.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 96 (5.59%) .NET Framework
13 91 (5.30%) Sass
14 90 (5.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 88 (5.13%) Ajax
15 88 (5.13%) REST
16 81 (4.72%) Spring
17 71 (4.14%) J2EE
17 71 (4.14%) JSON
18 59 (3.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 247 (14.39%) User Experience
2 80 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (3.44%) Mobile App
4 57 (3.32%) Social Media
5 53 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 48 (2.80%) CMDB
7 34 (1.98%) Digital Media
8 29 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 27 (1.57%) Blog
10 26 (1.52%) Computer Science
11 22 (1.28%) e-Learning
12 18 (1.05%) NHS
13 17 (0.99%) Copywriting
14 16 (0.93%) Visualisation
15 13 (0.76%) Data Structures
15 13 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.76%) iPad
15 13 (0.76%) W3C
16 11 (0.64%) Animation
16 11 (0.64%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 93 (5.42%) Linux
2 57 (3.32%) Windows
3 25 (1.46%) Unix
4 19 (1.11%) Android
5 18 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.29%) Solaris
11 3 (0.17%) HPUX
11 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.12%) AIX
12 2 (0.12%) CentOS
13 1 (0.058%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.058%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.058%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (35.08%) Content Management
2 590 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (17.95%) Web Development
4 269 (15.68%) MVC
5 222 (12.94%) E-Commerce
6 216 (12.59%) Scrum
7 182 (10.61%) Front End Development
8 154 (8.97%) Responsive Web Design
9 145 (8.45%) TDD
10 135 (7.87%) Analytics
11 121 (7.05%) Project Management
12 112 (6.53%) SEO
13 105 (6.12%) Migration
14 90 (5.24%) CRM
15 89 (5.19%) OO
16 82 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
17 78 (4.55%) ITIL
18 77 (4.49%) Web Design
19 73 (4.25%) SDLC
20 72 (4.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 700 (40.79%) JavaScript
2 360 (20.98%) C#
3 250 (14.57%) Java
4 215 (12.53%) PHP
5 193 (11.25%) SQL
6 40 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 37 (2.16%) Python
8 25 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 24 (1.40%) Ruby
10 17 (0.99%) C
10 17 (0.99%) Groovy
11 16 (0.93%) C++
12 11 (0.64%) Perl
12 11 (0.64%) PowerShell
13 10 (0.58%) PHP 5
14 9 (0.52%) ES6
14 9 (0.52%) Scala
15 8 (0.47%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.47%) VB
15 8 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (5.42%) Degree
2 35 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.17%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (0.52%) ISEB
6 8 (0.47%) PMP
7 7 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.23%) MCP
10 3 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.12%) CCDE
11 2 (0.12%) CCIE
11 2 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.12%) CITP
11 2 (0.12%) MCITP
11 2 (0.12%) MCSE
11 2 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.50%) QA
2 17 (0.99%) SLA
3 12 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.35%) WCAG
5 4 (0.23%) COBIT
5 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.23%) SDET
6 3 (0.17%) WAI
7 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.058%) SEPA
8 1 (0.058%) TARGET2
System Software
1 18 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.76%) Varnish
3 12 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.58%) Docker
5 7 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.058%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.058%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.058%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.52%) Puppet
2 9 (0.52%) TeamSite
3 8 (0.47%) Ansible
4 6 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.23%) Kibana
5 4 (0.23%) logstash
6 3 (0.17%) Terraform
7 2 (0.12%) Grafana
7 2 (0.12%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.12%) Nagios
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.12%) Piwik
7 2 (0.12%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.12%) StatsD
7 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.058%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.058%) Packer
8 1 (0.058%) Plesk
8 1 (0.058%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 267 (15.56%) Sitecore
2 184 (10.72%) Adobe
3 143 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 108 (6.29%) ServiceNow
5 80 (4.66%) EPiServer
6 55 (3.21%) Google
7 49 (2.86%) Oracle
8 28 (1.63%) SAP
9 25 (1.46%) hybris
10 22 (1.28%) Twitter
11 21 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (1.17%) Zend
13 18 (1.05%) IBM
14 17 (0.99%) ATG
15 16 (0.93%) Atlassian
15 16 (0.93%) Avaya
15 16 (0.93%) Cisco
16 14 (0.82%) Ektron
17 12 (0.70%) Xamarin
18 11 (0.64%) F5
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