The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 165 149 112
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -37
Contract jobs citing CMS 777 898 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 1.62% 1.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.76% 9.62% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 584 783
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 £235 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £366 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 20
Median hourly rate £18.34 £21.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +24.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.07 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 £50.00 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £19.19 £16.29
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +17.77%

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8869 9335 10110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 16.86% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5915 6411
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 258 360
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £42.53 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CMS
Daily Rate Trend

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CMS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

CMS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CMS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -26 717 £400 +4.57% 260
London -22 398 £410 +5.80% 117
South East -39 92 £381 - 43
North West +27 56 £400 +14.28% 18
Scotland +35 47 £338 +17.39% 7
West Midlands +10 42 £438 +25.00% 24
City of London -25 36 £412 +17.57% 23
Manchester +17 33 £375 +7.14% 9
South West -12 31 £338 -0.22% 21
Hampshire +32 26 £225 -33.33% 7
Tyne and Wear -35 25 £400 +42.85%
North East -36 25 £400 +36.75% 1
Edinburgh +17 23 £350 +21.73% 5
East Midlands +14 23 £363 -16.66% 9
Yorkshire -14 22 £321 -19.68% 11
Berkshire -35 22 £345 -8.00% 17
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 22 £400 +48.14%
Birmingham 0 20 £438 +34.61% 3
East of England -3 19 £250 -37.50% 15
Cheshire +17 13 £380 +18.75% 4
Hammersmith +10 12 £180 -45.45%
Southampton +19 11 £225 -43.75%
West Yorkshire -27 11 £313 -21.87% 9
West Sussex -12 10 £400 -11.11% 2
Wiltshire -14 10 £338 +22.72% 2
Surrey +16 9 £425 +25.92% 7
Basingstoke +14 9 £363 - 2
Buckinghamshire +3 9 £450 +59.29% 1
Coventry -9 9 £500 +11.11% 2
Croydon -12 9 £400 +3.22%

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 with a requirement for CMS.

1 809 (47.31%) HTML
2 719 (42.05%) CSS
3 690 (40.35%) JavaScript
4 612 (35.79%) Content Management
5 581 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
6 469 (27.43%) .NET
7 364 (21.29%) C#
8 338 (19.77%) Web Development
9 325 (19.01%) HTML5
10 293 (17.13%) jQuery
11 286 (16.73%) ASP.NET
12 269 (15.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 269 (15.73%) Sitecore
13 258 (15.09%) MVC
14 237 (13.86%) XML
15 229 (13.39%) User Experience
16 217 (12.69%) AngularJS
17 215 (12.57%) SQL Server
18 212 (12.40%) Java
19 210 (12.28%) Marketing
20 206 (12.05%) E-Commerce
21 205 (11.99%) Scrum
22 195 (11.40%) Finance
23 192 (11.23%) PHP
24 190 (11.11%) Adobe
25 179 (10.47%) SQL
25 179 (10.47%) Front End Development
26 175 (10.23%) CSS3
27 174 (10.18%) Web Services
28 157 (9.18%) Responsive Web Design

CMS
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 269 (15.73%) Sitecore CMS
2 145 (8.48%) Umbraco
3 140 (8.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 132 (7.72%) Drupal
5 114 (6.67%) WordPress
6 62 (3.63%) SharePoint
7 47 (2.75%) Apache
7 47 (2.75%) IIS
8 35 (2.05%) Sitefinity
9 31 (1.81%) Confluence
10 30 (1.75%) Joomla!
11 25 (1.46%) Kentico
12 24 (1.40%) Apache Solr
12 24 (1.40%) Tomcat
13 19 (1.11%) EPiServer CMS
14 17 (0.99%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.64%) DNN
18 10 (0.58%) Magnolia
Applications
1 75 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 57 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 31 (1.81%) MS Office
4 25 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (0.94%) MS Project
7 13 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.53%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.35%) InDesign
10 5 (0.29%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.18%) InVision
11 3 (0.18%) Mingle
12 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.12%) Edge Animate
12 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.058%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 16 (0.94%) Magento
2 10 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
3 7 (0.41%) SDL Web 8
4 6 (0.35%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.29%) Sage X3
6 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.12%) SAP FS
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.058%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.058%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.058%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.058%) Sprinklr
8 1 (0.058%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.058%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (2.34%) Google Analytics
3 32 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.88%) SaaS
5 14 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
5 14 (0.82%) GitHub
6 8 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.47%) PaaS
7 7 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
8 6 (0.35%) IaaS
9 5 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (0.29%) G Suite
9 5 (0.29%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.23%) Force.com
11 3 (0.18%) AdWords
11 3 (0.18%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.34%) Internet
1 40 (2.34%) Intranet
2 39 (2.28%) HTTP
3 14 (0.82%) LDAP
4 13 (0.76%) DNS
5 11 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.53%) SSL
8 7 (0.41%) Firewall
9 6 (0.35%) Network Security
10 5 (0.29%) LAN
10 5 (0.29%) Skype
10 5 (0.29%) WAN
11 4 (0.23%) ISDN
11 4 (0.23%) PBX
11 4 (0.23%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.18%) SNMP
12 3 (0.18%) VPN
12 3 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 78 (4.56%) MySQL
3 56 (3.27%) MongoDB
4 47 (2.75%) Relational Database
5 43 (2.51%) NoSQL
6 29 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (0.82%) Couchbase
8 13 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 12 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.47%) GIS
10 8 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.41%) MarkLogic
11 7 (0.41%) Redis
11 7 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.29%) Big Data
12 5 (0.29%) DB2
13 4 (0.23%) HBase
13 4 (0.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 142 (8.30%) Git (software)
2 65 (3.80%) JIRA
3 49 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (2.87%) Visual Studio
4 47 (2.75%) Subversion
5 46 (2.69%) Selenium
6 40 (2.34%) gulp
7 36 (2.11%) Jenkins
8 35 (2.05%) Maven
9 34 (1.99%) Cucumber
10 31 (1.81%) Grunt
11 21 (1.23%) JUnit
12 18 (1.05%) Bower
13 15 (0.88%) WebDriver
14 14 (0.82%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.70%) TeamCity
16 10 (0.58%) Ant
16 10 (0.58%) git-flow
16 10 (0.58%) JMeter
16 10 (0.58%) Mockito
General
1 210 (12.28%) Marketing
2 195 (11.40%) Finance
3 94 (5.50%) Retail
4 81 (4.74%) Publishing
5 43 (2.51%) Legal
6 33 (1.93%) Banking
6 33 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 31 (1.81%) Advertising
7 31 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 22 (1.29%) Automotive
9 21 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.88%) Games
11 12 (0.70%) Local Government
12 11 (0.64%) Multimedia
13 10 (0.58%) Back Office
13 10 (0.58%) Billing
14 9 (0.53%) Law
15 7 (0.41%) German Language
16 4 (0.23%) French Language
17 3 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 954 (55.79%) Developer
2 174 (10.18%) .NET Developer
3 162 (9.47%) Analyst
4 131 (7.66%) Sitecore Developer
5 129 (7.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 109 (6.37%) Architect
6 109 (6.37%) CMS Developer
7 102 (5.96%) C# Developer
8 100 (5.85%) ServiceNow Developer
9 99 (5.79%) Web Developer
10 84 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
10 84 (4.91%) Project Manager
11 78 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 76 (4.44%) Business Analyst
13 75 (4.39%) PHP Developer
14 73 (4.27%) Java Developer
15 70 (4.09%) HTML Developer
16 60 (3.51%) Consultant
16 60 (3.51%) Designer
17 55 (3.22%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 809 (47.31%) HTML
2 719 (42.05%) CSS
3 469 (27.43%) .NET
4 325 (19.01%) HTML5
5 293 (17.13%) jQuery
6 286 (16.73%) ASP.NET
7 237 (13.86%) XML
8 217 (12.69%) AngularJS
9 175 (10.23%) CSS3
10 174 (10.18%) Web Services
11 117 (6.84%) Ajax
12 106 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 100 (5.85%) JSON
14 98 (5.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 86 (5.03%) RESTful
16 84 (4.91%) Sass
17 82 (4.80%) .NET Framework
18 80 (4.68%) REST
19 76 (4.44%) Spring
20 67 (3.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 229 (13.39%) User Experience
2 91 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (2.98%) Mobile App
4 50 (2.92%) Social Media
5 49 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 47 (2.75%) CMDB
7 29 (1.70%) N-Tier
8 28 (1.64%) Computer Science
9 26 (1.52%) Digital Media
10 23 (1.35%) Visualisation
11 22 (1.29%) Copywriting
12 15 (0.88%) Statistics
13 14 (0.82%) W3C
14 13 (0.76%) Blog
14 13 (0.76%) e-Learning
14 13 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (0.70%) NHS
15 12 (0.70%) Taxonomies
16 11 (0.64%) Driving Licence
16 11 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 77 (4.50%) Linux
2 50 (2.92%) Windows
3 31 (1.81%) Unix
4 16 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 15 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.82%) Android
7 7 (0.41%) Solaris
7 7 (0.41%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.35%) HPUX
8 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.23%) AIX
10 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.18%) CentOS
12 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.058%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.058%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (35.79%) Content Management
2 581 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (19.77%) Web Development
4 258 (15.09%) MVC
5 206 (12.05%) E-Commerce
6 205 (11.99%) Scrum
7 179 (10.47%) Front End Development
8 157 (9.18%) Responsive Web Design
9 140 (8.19%) TDD
10 131 (7.66%) Analytics
11 126 (7.37%) Project Management
12 109 (6.37%) SEO
13 89 (5.20%) SDLC
14 87 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
15 86 (5.03%) ITIL
15 86 (5.03%) Web Design
16 85 (4.97%) ITSM
16 85 (4.97%) Service Management
17 79 (4.62%) CRM
18 76 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 690 (40.35%) JavaScript
2 364 (21.29%) C#
3 212 (12.40%) Java
4 192 (11.23%) PHP
5 179 (10.47%) SQL
6 48 (2.81%) Python
7 46 (2.69%) VB.NET
8 32 (1.87%) T-SQL
9 27 (1.58%) Ruby
10 17 (0.99%) PHP 5
11 13 (0.76%) Groovy
12 12 (0.70%) C
13 11 (0.64%) C++
14 8 (0.47%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.47%) Perl
14 8 (0.47%) VBScript
15 7 (0.41%) Scala
15 7 (0.41%) VB
16 6 (0.35%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 101 (5.91%) Degree
2 53 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (0.58%) ISEB
6 8 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.35%) PMP
9 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.12%) CCDE
11 2 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.12%) MBA
11 2 (0.12%) MCITP
11 2 (0.12%) MCSE
11 2 (0.12%) MCTS
11 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.09%) QA
2 23 (1.35%) SLA
3 15 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
4 6 (0.35%) WCAG
5 5 (0.29%) SDET
6 4 (0.23%) WAI
7 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) SEPA
8 2 (0.12%) TARGET2
System Software
1 18 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.64%) Docker
3 10 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.41%) Varnish
5 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.18%) zsh
6 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.058%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.058%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (0.88%) Puppet
3 14 (0.82%) TeamSite
4 11 (0.64%) Ansible
5 7 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (0.29%) Terraform
7 4 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.23%) OpenSSO
8 3 (0.18%) Consul
8 3 (0.18%) Packer
9 2 (0.12%) Kibana
9 2 (0.12%) Nagios
9 2 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.12%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.12%) SafeCom
9 2 (0.12%) WMI
9 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.058%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 269 (15.73%) Sitecore
2 190 (11.11%) Adobe
3 123 (7.19%) Microsoft
4 111 (6.49%) ServiceNow
5 76 (4.44%) EPiServer
6 61 (3.57%) Google
7 52 (3.04%) Oracle
8 28 (1.64%) ATG
9 26 (1.52%) Ektron
9 26 (1.52%) hybris
10 22 (1.29%) IBM
11 20 (1.17%) Avaya
11 20 (1.17%) Twitter
12 18 (1.05%) OpenText
13 16 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (0.94%) SAP
13 16 (0.94%) Zend
14 15 (0.88%) Apple
14 15 (0.88%) Cisco
14 15 (0.88%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £560 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £470 - £560 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
National Audit Office
Rate: From £34,777 to £42,166 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £455 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £34000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: From £450 to £650 per day TBC
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 7 months contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £0.00 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £315.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Travel
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