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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
England / South East
Rank 154 114 70
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -44
Contract jobs citing CMS 83 142 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 1.73% 2.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.48% 10.06% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 165
Median daily rate £389 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.25 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -33.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £27.01 £21.58
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +25.16%

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
1109 1412 1596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.18% 17.21% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 860 926
Median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 57 66
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -26 31 £388 +3.33% 9
West Sussex -4 13 £400 -5.32% 2
Hampshire +3 11 £250 -28.57% 12
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £438 +38.88% 2
Oxfordshire +4 6 £490 +26.45% 8
Surrey +10 5 £325 -3.70% 8
East Sussex +3 3 £225 -21.73%
Kent -11 1 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 104 (45.02%) HTML
2 97 (41.99%) CSS
3 90 (38.96%) Content Management
4 73 (31.60%) JavaScript
4 73 (31.60%) .NET
5 72 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (23.38%) C#
7 49 (21.21%) Sitecore CMS
7 49 (21.21%) Sitecore
8 48 (20.78%) HTML5
9 45 (19.48%) XML
10 43 (18.61%) ASP.NET
11 40 (17.32%) jQuery
12 39 (16.88%) User Experience
12 39 (16.88%) Marketing
13 37 (16.02%) Scrum
14 32 (13.85%) Web Development
14 32 (13.85%) SQL
14 32 (13.85%) Project Management
15 30 (12.99%) SQL Server
15 30 (12.99%) SEO
15 30 (12.99%) AngularJS
16 28 (12.12%) Web Services
16 28 (12.12%) MVC
17 27 (11.69%) E-Commerce
18 25 (10.82%) Finance
19 24 (10.39%) CSS3
20 23 (9.96%) REST
21 22 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
21 22 (9.52%) Umbraco

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 49 (21.21%) Sitecore CMS
2 22 (9.52%) Umbraco
3 13 (5.63%) WordPress
4 12 (5.19%) Drupal
5 11 (4.76%) Joomla!
6 9 (3.90%) IIS
7 8 (3.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (2.16%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.87%) Apache
10 2 (0.87%) DNN
10 2 (0.87%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (0.87%) Kentico
10 2 (0.87%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.43%) JBoss
11 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.90%) MS Office
3 5 (2.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (2.16%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.43%) InDesign
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FS
2 1 (0.43%) Sprinklr
2 1 (0.43%) StreamServe
2 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.60%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.73%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.93%) Intranet
2 11 (4.76%) HTTP
3 4 (1.73%) Internet
4 3 (1.30%) SSL
5 2 (0.87%) Firewall
6 1 (0.43%) DNS
6 1 (0.43%) LAN
6 1 (0.43%) LDAP
6 1 (0.43%) Skype
6 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) VLAN
6 1 (0.43%) WAN
6 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.33%) Redis
5 9 (3.90%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.16%) Couchbase
7 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.43%) Endeca
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (5.19%) Git (software)
1 12 (5.19%) Maven
1 12 (5.19%) Selenium
2 11 (4.76%) Ant
2 11 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
2 11 (4.76%) Bitbucket
2 11 (4.76%) Gradle
2 11 (4.76%) JMeter
2 11 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 10 (4.33%) eggPlant
4 9 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (3.46%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.60%) gulp
7 4 (1.73%) git-flow
8 3 (1.30%) JUnit
9 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.87%) JIRA
9 2 (0.87%) Subversion
General
1 39 (16.88%) Marketing
2 25 (10.82%) Finance
3 13 (5.63%) Publishing
4 11 (4.76%) Retail
5 10 (4.33%) Back Office
5 10 (4.33%) Legal
6 5 (2.16%) Advertising
6 5 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.73%) Automotive
7 4 (1.73%) German Language
7 4 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.87%) Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Games
8 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 111 (48.05%) Developer
2 33 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 23 (9.96%) Analyst
4 21 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 21 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
5 20 (8.66%) CMS Developer
6 17 (7.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 15 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (6.49%) C# Developer
7 15 (6.49%) Designer
7 15 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (6.06%) Web Developer
9 13 (5.63%) HTML Developer
9 13 (5.63%) Web Manager
10 11 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (4.76%) Consultant
10 11 (4.76%) Content Manager
10 11 (4.76%) ServiceNow Developer
11 10 (4.33%) Angular Developer
11 10 (4.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (45.02%) HTML
2 97 (41.99%) CSS
3 73 (31.60%) .NET
4 48 (20.78%) HTML5
5 45 (19.48%) XML
6 43 (18.61%) ASP.NET
7 40 (17.32%) jQuery
8 30 (12.99%) AngularJS
9 28 (12.12%) Web Services
10 24 (10.39%) CSS3
11 23 (9.96%) REST
12 20 (8.66%) Sass
13 17 (7.36%) JSON
14 15 (6.49%) .NET Framework
15 11 (4.76%) SOAP
15 11 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (3.46%) WCF
17 7 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (3.03%) Google Maps API
17 7 (3.03%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.88%) User Experience
2 21 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.06%) Visualisation
4 13 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.19%) CMDB
6 10 (4.33%) Driving Licence
7 9 (3.90%) N-Tier
8 8 (3.46%) Statistics
9 7 (3.03%) Animation
10 6 (2.60%) Copywriting
10 6 (2.60%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.60%) Social Media
11 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.87%) Blog
12 2 (0.87%) iPad
12 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.87%) New Media
12 2 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.87%) Video Editing
12 2 (0.87%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.03%) Windows
2 5 (2.16%) Windows 10
2 5 (2.16%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.73%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.43%) Android
4 1 (0.43%) Linux
4 1 (0.43%) Unix
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (38.96%) Content Management
2 72 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (16.02%) Scrum
4 32 (13.85%) Project Management
4 32 (13.85%) Web Development
5 30 (12.99%) SEO
6 28 (12.12%) MVC
7 27 (11.69%) E-Commerce
8 22 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (8.23%) Front End Development
9 19 (8.23%) OOP
10 18 (7.79%) Analytics
10 18 (7.79%) Digital Marketing
11 15 (6.49%) OO
12 14 (6.06%) TDD
12 14 (6.06%) Workflow
13 13 (5.63%) Automated Testing
13 13 (5.63%) Kanban
14 12 (5.19%) BDD
14 12 (5.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 73 (31.60%) JavaScript
2 54 (23.38%) C#
3 32 (13.85%) SQL
4 17 (7.36%) Java
5 13 (5.63%) VB.NET
6 12 (5.19%) Python
7 11 (4.76%) C++
7 11 (4.76%) Groovy
7 11 (4.76%) Ruby
8 5 (2.16%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) ABAP
9 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (6.93%) Degree
2 4 (1.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) ISEB
4 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.43%) APMP
5 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.66%) QA
2 16 (6.93%) SLA
3 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.87%) SDET
5 1 (0.43%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.46%) TeamSite
2 3 (1.30%) Ansible
3 2 (0.87%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.87%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (21.21%) Sitecore
2 18 (7.79%) Adobe
3 16 (6.93%) Microsoft
4 15 (6.49%) Google
5 13 (5.63%) EPiServer
6 11 (4.76%) Rackspace
6 11 (4.76%) ServiceNow
7 10 (4.33%) Splunk
8 9 (3.90%) Avaya
9 8 (3.46%) Ektron
9 8 (3.46%) SAP
10 6 (2.60%) CA
11 5 (2.16%) BMC
11 5 (2.16%) HP
11 5 (2.16%) Xamarin
12 3 (1.30%) Twitter
13 2 (0.87%) Cisco
13 2 (0.87%) HEAT Software
13 2 (0.87%) IBM
13 2 (0.87%) Oracle
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