The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing CMS 7 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 1.31% 2.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.93% 6.99% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 13
Median daily rate £275 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £19.35 £21.54
% change year-on-year
+16.02% -10.16%

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

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
118 186 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.14% 18.71% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 124 89
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £54.08 £41.08 £49.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.64% -16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.82 £16.55 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.34 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for CMS.

1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Content Management
3 8 (57.14%) QA
4 7 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (50.00%) Marketing
4 7 (50.00%) Publishing
4 7 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (50.00%) Adobe
4 7 (50.00%) TeamSite
5 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (42.86%) User Experience
5 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 3 (21.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (21.43%) Sitecore
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) CSS3
7 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
8 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 1 (7.14%) Java EE
8 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) MVC

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
1 7 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Web Producer
2 5 (35.71%) Content Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Web Content Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Web Content Producer
3 4 (28.57%) Web Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Architect
5 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Principal Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Java EE
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Content Management
2 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) OWASP
5 1 (7.14%) PLM
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (21.43%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.14%) ForgeRock
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Pega