The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
England / South East
Rank 129 116 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -48
Contract jobs citing CMS 110 149 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.74% 2.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.04% 10.21% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 81 163
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Median hourly rate £72.89 £15.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+385.93% -30.49%
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1217 1460 1675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.98% 17.01% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 929 937
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 £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 54 76
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.64 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -8.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.72 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.66 £52.86 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire -20 36 £450 +12.50% 14
Buckinghamshire +13 14 £400 +21.67% 7
Hampshire +13 14 £385 +14.07% 11
Oxfordshire +2 13 £475 +22.58% 3
West Sussex -12 13 £400 -5.32% 4
Surrey +10 11 £325 +1.56% 8
Middlesex +9 5 £340 -32.00%
East Sussex +2 3 £225 -2.17%
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for CMS.

1 107 (47.35%) CSS
2 106 (46.90%) HTML
3 97 (42.92%) JavaScript
4 88 (38.94%) Content Management
5 79 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (32.74%) .NET
7 64 (28.32%) C#
7 64 (28.32%) HTML5
8 53 (23.45%) Sitecore CMS
8 53 (23.45%) Sitecore
9 49 (21.68%) jQuery
10 48 (21.24%) ASP.NET
11 47 (20.80%) CSS3
12 46 (20.35%) XML
13 38 (16.81%) Scrum
14 35 (15.49%) Web Development
15 34 (15.04%) EPiServer
15 34 (15.04%) User Experience
16 33 (14.60%) AngularJS
16 33 (14.60%) SQL Server
16 33 (14.60%) MVC
17 32 (14.16%) Project Management
17 32 (14.16%) SQL
17 32 (14.16%) Front End Development
18 31 (13.72%) Marketing
19 27 (11.95%) REST
19 27 (11.95%) Finance
19 27 (11.95%) OO
20 26 (11.50%) Web Services
21 24 (10.62%) JSON

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 53 (23.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 34 (15.04%) EPiServer
3 21 (9.29%) Umbraco
4 16 (7.08%) WordPress
5 10 (4.42%) Joomla!
6 9 (3.98%) Drupal
7 8 (3.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (3.10%) IIS
9 3 (1.33%) DNN
9 3 (1.33%) Kentico
10 2 (0.88%) Apache
10 2 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.44%) JBoss
11 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.44%) phpBB
11 1 (0.44%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.44%) Sprinklr
1 1 (0.44%) StreamServe
1 1 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.54%) SaaS
3 3 (1.33%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.08%) HTTP
2 12 (5.31%) Intranet
3 6 (2.65%) Internet
4 2 (0.88%) Firewall
4 2 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.44%) LDAP
5 1 (0.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.19%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.42%) Redis
4 9 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.10%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.21%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.33%) MySQL
8 2 (0.88%) GIS
8 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.88%) Spatial Data
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.52%) Maven
1 17 (7.52%) Selenium
2 16 (7.08%) Ant
2 16 (7.08%) Apache Ivy
2 16 (7.08%) Bitbucket
2 16 (7.08%) Gradle
2 16 (7.08%) JMeter
2 16 (7.08%) WebDriver
3 15 (6.64%) eggPlant
4 9 (3.98%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (3.54%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.54%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.77%) Gatling
6 4 (1.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.77%) JIRA
6 4 (1.77%) NeoLoad
7 3 (1.33%) JUnit
7 3 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 31 (13.72%) Marketing
2 27 (11.95%) Finance
3 17 (7.52%) Publishing
4 15 (6.64%) Retail
5 10 (4.42%) Back Office
6 9 (3.98%) Legal
7 4 (1.77%) Automotive
7 4 (1.77%) German Language
7 4 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.33%) Advertising
8 3 (1.33%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.88%) Banking
9 2 (0.88%) Games
10 1 (0.44%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) French Language
10 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.44%) Military
10 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (55.75%) Developer
2 37 (16.37%) .NET Developer
3 29 (12.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 21 (9.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 20 (8.85%) Analyst
5 20 (8.85%) CMS Developer
6 19 (8.41%) Project Manager
7 17 (7.52%) EPiServer Developer
8 16 (7.08%) C# Developer
8 16 (7.08%) HTML Developer
8 16 (7.08%) Web Developer
9 15 (6.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 14 (6.19%) Sitecore Developer
11 13 (5.75%) Web Manager
12 12 (5.31%) Architect
12 12 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (5.31%) HTML CSS Developer
13 11 (4.87%) Angular Developer
13 11 (4.87%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (47.35%) CSS
2 106 (46.90%) HTML
3 74 (32.74%) .NET
4 64 (28.32%) HTML5
5 49 (21.68%) jQuery
6 48 (21.24%) ASP.NET
7 47 (20.80%) CSS3
8 46 (20.35%) XML
9 33 (14.60%) AngularJS
10 27 (11.95%) REST
11 26 (11.50%) Web Services
12 24 (10.62%) JSON
12 24 (10.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (8.41%) .NET Framework
13 19 (8.41%) Sass
14 16 (7.08%) Ajax
15 12 (5.31%) SOAP
16 11 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (4.42%) XHTML
18 7 (3.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.04%) User Experience
2 23 (10.18%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.98%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.10%) CMDB
6 6 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.65%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.33%) BBC
8 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.33%) iPad
8 3 (1.33%) Minimum Viable Product
8 3 (1.33%) New Media
8 3 (1.33%) W3C
9 2 (0.88%) IPTV
9 2 (0.88%) Social Media
9 2 (0.88%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.88%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.44%) Blog
10 1 (0.44%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.21%) Windows
2 4 (1.77%) Linux
3 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (38.94%) Content Management
2 79 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (16.81%) Scrum
4 35 (15.49%) Web Development
5 33 (14.60%) MVC
6 32 (14.16%) Front End Development
6 32 (14.16%) Project Management
7 27 (11.95%) OO
8 23 (10.18%) OOP
9 22 (9.73%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (8.85%) TDD
11 19 (8.41%) SEO
12 18 (7.96%) E-Commerce
13 17 (7.52%) BDD
14 14 (6.19%) Automated Testing
14 14 (6.19%) Test Automation
14 14 (6.19%) Visualisation
15 13 (5.75%) Analytics
16 12 (5.31%) Data Protection
16 12 (5.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 97 (42.92%) JavaScript
2 64 (28.32%) C#
3 32 (14.16%) SQL
4 19 (8.41%) Java
4 19 (8.41%) Python
5 16 (7.08%) Groovy
5 16 (7.08%) Ruby
6 12 (5.31%) C++
7 11 (4.87%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.65%) PHP
9 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.44%) ABAP
10 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (6.64%) Degree
2 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) GISP
3 2 (0.88%) ISEB
3 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) APMP
4 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.41%) QA
2 11 (4.87%) SLA
3 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.88%) SDET
5 1 (0.44%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.77%) Docker
2 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (3.54%) TeamSite
2 5 (2.21%) Ansible
3 4 (1.77%) HP Fortify
3 4 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.77%) Puppet
4 1 (0.44%) Piwik
4 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (23.45%) Sitecore
2 15 (6.64%) Splunk
3 14 (6.19%) Google
4 13 (5.75%) Adobe
5 12 (5.31%) ServiceNow
6 11 (4.87%) Microsoft
7 10 (4.42%) Rackspace
8 6 (2.65%) HP
8 6 (2.65%) SAP
8 6 (2.65%) Twitter
9 5 (2.21%) Avaya
9 5 (2.21%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.33%) CA
10 3 (1.33%) Oracle
11 2 (0.88%) BMC
11 2 (0.88%) BT
11 2 (0.88%) ESRI
11 2 (0.88%) FatWire
11 2 (0.88%) Reuters
11 2 (0.88%) Telerik
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