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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CMS Developer
Rank 606 601 565
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -36
Contract jobs requiring a CMS Developer 19 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.027% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.029% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 19
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£275 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.29% +9.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-31.29% +9.65%
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
55081 52161 48911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.21% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35197 31609 29039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2020 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 8 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 1 September 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 -4 19 £275 -31.33% 10
London - 11 £350 - 5
East of England +6 4 £275 -19.70%
Essex -3 4 £275 -38.02%
South East -23 4 £275 -31.33% 1
Kent - 4 £275 -
Croydon - 2 £350 -
City of London - 1 £313 - 1

CMS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 44 (100.00%) CMS
2 27 (61.36%) HTML
3 24 (54.55%) .NET
4 23 (52.27%) CSS
5 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (47.73%) C#
6 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
7 15 (34.09%) MVC
7 15 (34.09%) Umbraco
8 14 (31.82%) Content Management
9 11 (25.00%) jQuery
9 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (22.73%) Sitecore
11 9 (20.45%) Magnolia
12 8 (18.18%) FreeMarker
12 8 (18.18%) JIRA
12 8 (18.18%) PHP
12 8 (18.18%) SQL
13 7 (15.91%) HTML5
13 7 (15.91%) CSS3
14 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
15 5 (11.36%) IIS
15 5 (11.36%) Web Development
15 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (11.36%) EPiServer
16 4 (9.09%) Kentico
16 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
16 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
16 4 (9.09%) Web Services

CMS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 44 (100.00%) CMS
2 15 (34.09%) Umbraco
3 10 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (20.45%) Magnolia
5 5 (11.36%) IIS
6 4 (9.09%) Kentico
7 3 (6.82%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (6.82%) Drupal
7 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (4.55%) Sitefinity
8 2 (4.55%) Apache
8 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.55%) DNN
8 2 (4.55%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (4.55%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (6.82%) NUnit
2 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (4.55%) Automotive
1 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) HTML
2 24 (54.55%) .NET
3 23 (52.27%) CSS
4 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
5 11 (25.00%) jQuery
5 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (18.18%) FreeMarker
7 7 (15.91%) CSS3
7 7 (15.91%) HTML5
8 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.09%) Web Services
10 3 (6.82%) XML
10 3 (6.82%) Yii
11 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
11 2 (4.55%) REST
11 2 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (4.55%) XHTML
11 2 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Social Media
2 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) MVC
2 14 (31.82%) Content Management
3 5 (11.36%) Web Development
4 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.82%) SEO
4 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.82%) TDD
5 2 (4.55%) B2B
5 2 (4.55%) B2C
5 2 (4.55%) Change Management
5 2 (4.55%) Web Usability
5 2 (4.55%) BDD
5 2 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.27%) Scrum
6 1 (2.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (47.73%) C#
3 8 (18.18%) PHP
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) VBScript
5 2 (4.55%) PHP5
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Sitecore
2 5 (11.36%) EPiServer
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) OpenText
4 2 (4.55%) RedDot
4 2 (4.55%) Ektron
5 1 (2.27%) Google