The table below looks at the statistics for the CMS Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CMS Developer
Rank 564 574 537
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -37
Contract jobs requiring a CMS Developer 30 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.047% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.051% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £379 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

CMS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

CMS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CMS Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS Developer within the UK.

CMS Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CMS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

CMS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CMS Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS Developer within the UK.

CMS Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CMS Developer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 30 £350 +3.70% 19
London +17 17 £394 +12.50% 7
South East -8 6 £310 - 6
Manchester -11 4 - - 1
North West -17 4 - - 1
City of London +18 3 £363 -17.14% 3
Berkshire - 3 £276 - 1
West Yorkshire -13 2 £313 -10.71% 1
Yorkshire -19 2 £313 -10.71% 1
Middlesex - 2 £313 -
Hampshire -11 1 £308 - 4
Leeds -18 1 £350 -
Slough - 1 £240 -
Southampton - 1 £308 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £338 - 2

CMS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CMS Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with CMS Developer in their job title.

1 74 (100.00%) CMS
2 64 (86.49%) .NET
3 55 (74.32%) ASP.NET
4 48 (64.86%) JavaScript
5 46 (62.16%) HTML
5 46 (62.16%) CSS
6 39 (52.70%) jQuery
7 34 (45.95%) C#
8 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (37.84%) SQL
9 28 (37.84%) Content Management
10 24 (32.43%) MVC
11 23 (31.08%) Visual Studio
11 23 (31.08%) Umbraco
11 23 (31.08%) Sitecore CMS
11 23 (31.08%) Sitecore
11 23 (31.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (28.38%) User Experience
12 21 (28.38%) Web Services
12 21 (28.38%) XHTML
12 21 (28.38%) Intranet
12 21 (28.38%) OpenText
13 20 (27.03%) W3C
14 19 (25.68%) Adobe
14 19 (25.68%) IIS
14 19 (25.68%) Google
15 18 (24.32%) Ajax
15 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (24.32%) XML
15 18 (24.32%) XSD

CMS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CMS Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with CMS Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 74 (100.00%) CMS
2 23 (31.08%) Umbraco
2 23 (31.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 19 (25.68%) IIS
4 16 (21.62%) Kentico
5 8 (10.81%) Sitefinity
6 6 (8.11%) DNN
7 4 (5.41%) Zimbra
7 4 (5.41%) Drupal
8 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.70%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (2.70%) Magnolia
10 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.35%) WordPress
10 1 (1.35%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (1.35%) Liferay
10 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (1.35%) JBoss
10 1 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (24.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.38%) Intranet
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Visual Studio
2 16 (21.62%) Axure RP
3 5 (6.76%) NUnit
4 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 12 (16.22%) Publishing
2 6 (8.11%) Marketing
3 5 (6.76%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) French Language
5 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (86.49%) .NET
2 55 (74.32%) ASP.NET
3 46 (62.16%) HTML
3 46 (62.16%) CSS
4 39 (52.70%) jQuery
5 23 (31.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 21 (28.38%) Web Services
6 21 (28.38%) XHTML
7 18 (24.32%) Ajax
7 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (24.32%) XML
7 18 (24.32%) XSD
7 18 (24.32%) XSLT
8 11 (14.86%) HTML5
9 10 (13.51%) CSS3
10 8 (10.81%) .NET Framework
10 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (5.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) User Experience
2 20 (27.03%) W3C
3 15 (20.27%) Web 2.0
4 4 (5.41%) Google Search Appliance
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.35%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
1 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) Content Management
3 24 (32.43%) MVC
4 18 (24.32%) OOP
5 17 (22.97%) Web Development
6 16 (21.62%) Rapid Prototyping
7 13 (17.57%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (13.51%) TDD
9 9 (12.16%) Customer Engagement
10 8 (10.81%) Scrum
11 6 (8.11%) BDD
12 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
13 4 (5.41%) OO
13 4 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
14 3 (4.05%) OOD
15 2 (2.70%) SOA
15 2 (2.70%) Automated Testing
15 2 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
16 1 (1.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.86%) JavaScript
2 34 (45.95%) C#
3 28 (37.84%) SQL
4 5 (6.76%) Java
4 5 (6.76%) PHP
5 2 (2.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Sitecore
2 21 (28.38%) OpenText
3 19 (25.68%) Adobe
3 19 (25.68%) Google
4 17 (22.97%) RedDot
5 8 (10.81%) EPiServer
6 7 (9.46%) Ektron
6 7 (9.46%) Capita
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.35%) FatWire
8 1 (1.35%) IBM
8 1 (1.35%) SAP
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