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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 150 108 95
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -13
Contract jobs citing CMS 879 1091 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 1.95% 2.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.43% 10.60% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 680 754
Median daily rate £389 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 21
Median hourly rate £12.79 £36.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.71% +101.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.44 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £44.17 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.83 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-67.92% +77.77%

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
10423 10292 9403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.41% 18.38% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6949 6382 5838
Median daily rate £423 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 368 316
Median hourly rate £19.63 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £39.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -42 813 £390 +11.42% 257
London -20 422 £420 +12.00% 100
South East -53 128 £361 +3.21% 51
City of London +2 59 £400 +14.28% 17
East of England -18 50 £450 +26.76% 14
South West -24 49 £288 -8.73% 15
North West +6 46 £250 -23.07% 29
West Midlands -12 46 £288 +3.13% 20
Scotland -39 43 £400 +42.85% 16
Manchester -5 36 £250 -23.07% 19
Berkshire -35 35 £300 -7.69% 8
Yorkshire -4 33 £394 +12.50% 19
Edinburgh -6 25 £450 +46.93% 3
Bristol -7 25 £288 -4.16% 5
West Yorkshire -12 25 £388 +19.23% 10
Birmingham +9 24 £250 -14.89% 4
Hampshire 0 21 £350 +4.47% 7
East Midlands +19 20 £300 -35.13% 5
West Sussex -7 20 £500 - 1
Leeds +6 19 £375 +15.38% 8
Oxfordshire -6 19 £400 +8.84% 9
Bedfordshire +14 15 £450 +12.50% 1
North East -25 15 £300 - 3
Cambridgeshire 0 14 £400 +39.13% 3
Hertfordshire -3 14 £425 +21.86% 5
Surrey -11 13 £350 - 5
Reading -24 12 £300 +9.09% 3
Wales +21 11 £313 -10.71% 3
South Wales +10 11 £313 -16.66% 2
Cardiff +4 11 £313 -16.66% 2

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 699 (39.47%) HTML
2 669 (37.78%) JavaScript
3 617 (34.84%) CSS
4 566 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
5 565 (31.90%) Content Management
6 421 (23.77%) .NET
7 323 (18.24%) C#
7 323 (18.24%) jQuery
8 321 (18.13%) Web Development
9 292 (16.49%) E-Commerce
10 279 (15.75%) HTML5
11 276 (15.58%) MVC
12 258 (14.57%) Sitecore CMS
12 258 (14.57%) Sitecore
13 242 (13.66%) User Experience
14 240 (13.55%) Java
15 236 (13.33%) PHP
16 203 (11.46%) Finance
17 197 (11.12%) Scrum
17 197 (11.12%) Web Services
18 196 (11.07%) CSS3
19 193 (10.90%) ASP.NET
20 188 (10.62%) SQL
21 187 (10.56%) Microsoft
22 186 (10.50%) Marketing
23 182 (10.28%) SQL Server
24 175 (9.88%) Front End Development
25 174 (9.82%) XML
26 172 (9.71%) AngularJS
27 154 (8.70%) Git (software)

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
1 258 (14.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 149 (8.41%) Umbraco
3 138 (7.79%) Drupal
4 127 (7.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 115 (6.49%) WordPress
6 84 (4.74%) Apache
7 83 (4.69%) SharePoint
8 57 (3.22%) Node.js
9 56 (3.16%) IIS
10 34 (1.92%) Joomla!
11 33 (1.86%) WebSphere
12 31 (1.75%) Apache Solr
13 28 (1.58%) EPiServer CMS
14 27 (1.52%) Tomcat
15 26 (1.47%) Mule
16 23 (1.30%) Alfresco
17 22 (1.24%) nginx
18 20 (1.13%) JBoss
19 17 (0.96%) Kentico
19 17 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 96 (5.42%) Photoshop
2 63 (3.56%) MS Office
3 50 (2.82%) MS Excel
4 28 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.68%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.62%) Fireworks
9 8 (0.45%) MS Project
9 8 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.34%) InDesign
11 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.17%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.17%) GIMP
13 2 (0.11%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.11%) Edge Animate
14 1 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.056%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.056%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.056%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 35 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.81%) Magento
3 9 (0.51%) Eloqua
3 9 (0.51%) SDL Web 8
4 6 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.28%) BigMachines
6 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.23%) Unica
7 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.11%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.056%) Data Workbench
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.056%) Shopify
9 1 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 52 (2.94%) Google Analytics
2 46 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (2.26%) GitHub
5 16 (0.90%) Office 365
6 14 (0.79%) SaaS
7 12 (0.68%) Heroku
8 11 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.56%) Force.com
10 7 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
10 7 (0.40%) AdWords
10 7 (0.40%) MailChimp
11 5 (0.28%) Yammer
12 4 (0.23%) Lucidchart
13 3 (0.17%) Basecamp
14 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.11%) Pure360
14 2 (0.11%) Sage Pay
14 2 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.50%) Internet
2 49 (2.77%) Intranet
3 19 (1.07%) DNS
4 14 (0.79%) HTTP
5 12 (0.68%) SSL
6 11 (0.62%) SNMP
7 10 (0.56%) FTP
8 9 (0.51%) Extranet
8 9 (0.51%) Firewall
9 7 (0.40%) LDAP
10 6 (0.34%) SMTP
11 5 (0.28%) Broadband
11 5 (0.28%) MPLS
11 5 (0.28%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.23%) DMZ
12 4 (0.23%) ISDN
12 4 (0.23%) LAN
12 4 (0.23%) Network Security
12 4 (0.23%) SMS
12 4 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 111 (6.27%) MySQL
3 36 (2.03%) MongoDB
4 32 (1.81%) NoSQL
5 29 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 23 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (0.85%) Redis
9 12 (0.68%) Big Data
9 12 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.34%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.34%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.28%) GIS
13 4 (0.23%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.23%) DB2
13 4 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 154 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 79 (4.46%) JIRA
3 53 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 43 (2.43%) Subversion
4 43 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (2.20%) Grunt
6 28 (1.58%) gulp
6 28 (1.58%) Maven
7 26 (1.47%) Jenkins
8 25 (1.41%) Selenium
9 19 (1.07%) NUnit
10 18 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
11 17 (0.96%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.85%) Ant
12 15 (0.85%) Eclipse
12 15 (0.85%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.79%) Axure RP
13 14 (0.79%) SoapUI
14 11 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (0.62%) JUnit
General
1 203 (11.46%) Finance
2 186 (10.50%) Marketing
3 128 (7.23%) Retail
4 112 (6.32%) Publishing
5 79 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 53 (2.99%) Banking
7 34 (1.92%) Advertising
8 29 (1.64%) Legal
9 27 (1.52%) Automotive
10 19 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
11 18 (1.02%) Games
11 18 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.96%) Law
13 12 (0.68%) Back Office
13 12 (0.68%) Electronics
14 8 (0.45%) German Language
15 6 (0.34%) Billing
15 6 (0.34%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.34%) Welsh Language
16 5 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 829 (46.81%) Developer
2 205 (11.58%) Architect
3 179 (10.11%) .NET Developer
4 175 (9.88%) Analyst
5 142 (8.02%) Web Developer
6 125 (7.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 104 (5.87%) Business Analyst
8 97 (5.48%) C# Developer
9 91 (5.14%) Project Manager
10 90 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
11 87 (4.91%) CMS Developer
12 82 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
13 78 (4.40%) Sitecore Developer
14 77 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
15 75 (4.23%) HTML Developer
15 75 (4.23%) PHP Developer
16 64 (3.61%) Java Developer
17 61 (3.44%) Senior Developer
18 60 (3.39%) Umbraco Developer
19 58 (3.27%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 699 (39.47%) HTML
2 617 (34.84%) CSS
3 421 (23.77%) .NET
4 323 (18.24%) jQuery
5 279 (15.75%) HTML5
6 197 (11.12%) Web Services
7 196 (11.07%) CSS3
8 193 (10.90%) ASP.NET
9 174 (9.82%) XML
10 172 (9.71%) AngularJS
11 92 (5.19%) J2EE
12 91 (5.14%) .NET Framework
13 87 (4.91%) REST
14 86 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 81 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 79 (4.46%) Ajax
17 78 (4.40%) Spring
18 77 (4.35%) Sass
19 76 (4.29%) SOAP
20 64 (3.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 242 (13.66%) User Experience
2 88 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 72 (4.07%) Mobile App
4 52 (2.94%) iPad
5 44 (2.48%) Social Media
6 39 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 33 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (1.81%) Data Structures
9 31 (1.75%) CMDB
10 28 (1.58%) Digital Media
11 20 (1.13%) Blog
12 17 (0.96%) e-Learning
13 15 (0.85%) NHS
13 15 (0.85%) W3C
14 13 (0.73%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.62%) Data Centre
15 11 (0.62%) Taxonomies
15 11 (0.62%) Video on Demand
16 10 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 98 (5.53%) Linux
2 82 (4.63%) Windows
3 43 (2.43%) Apple iOS
4 33 (1.86%) Android
4 33 (1.86%) Unix
5 24 (1.36%) Windows Server
6 18 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.28%) Solaris
8 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.23%) AIX
9 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.17%) CentOS
10 3 (0.17%) Debian
10 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (31.90%) Content Management
3 321 (18.13%) Web Development
4 292 (16.49%) E-Commerce
5 276 (15.58%) MVC
6 197 (11.12%) Scrum
7 175 (9.88%) Front End Development
8 151 (8.53%) TDD
9 150 (8.47%) Analytics
10 146 (8.24%) CRM
11 131 (7.40%) Project Management
12 114 (6.44%) Migration
12 114 (6.44%) OO
13 113 (6.38%) SEO
14 101 (5.70%) ITIL
15 84 (4.74%) Responsive Web Design
16 83 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
16 83 (4.69%) Web Design
17 79 (4.46%) BDD
18 74 (4.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 669 (37.78%) JavaScript
2 323 (18.24%) C#
3 240 (13.55%) Java
4 236 (13.33%) PHP
5 188 (10.62%) SQL
6 47 (2.65%) Python
7 29 (1.64%) T-SQL
8 24 (1.36%) C
9 21 (1.19%) Ruby
10 20 (1.13%) C++
10 20 (1.13%) Perl
10 20 (1.13%) VB.NET
11 18 (1.02%) Groovy
12 16 (0.90%) Apex Code
13 15 (0.85%) Objective-C
14 14 (0.79%) PowerShell
15 12 (0.68%) VBScript
16 11 (0.62%) PHP 5
16 11 (0.62%) SOQL
17 9 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 87 (4.91%) Degree
2 37 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 9 (0.51%) PMP
6 7 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.28%) Avaya Certification
8 5 (0.28%) ISEB
8 5 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.11%) CITP
11 2 (0.11%) MCDST
11 2 (0.11%) MCP
11 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.056%) MCAD
12 1 (0.056%) MCSD
12 1 (0.056%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.39%) QA
2 22 (1.24%) WCAG
3 14 (0.79%) SLA
4 13 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.40%) COBIT
6 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.11%) WAI
8 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.056%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (0.51%) Active Directory
1 9 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.40%) Docker
2 7 (0.40%) Varnish
3 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.056%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.056%) zsh
Systems Management
1 12 (0.68%) TeamSite
2 8 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.45%) Puppet
3 6 (0.34%) WMI
4 5 (0.28%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (0.23%) Kibana
5 4 (0.23%) logstash
6 3 (0.17%) Ansible
6 3 (0.17%) cPanel
7 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.11%) Piwik
8 1 (0.056%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.056%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.056%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.056%) Grafana
8 1 (0.056%) Nagios
8 1 (0.056%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.056%) StatsD
Vendors
1 258 (14.57%) Sitecore
2 187 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 153 (8.64%) Adobe
4 77 (4.35%) Google
5 67 (3.78%) EPiServer
6 66 (3.73%) Oracle
7 60 (3.39%) ServiceNow
8 39 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (1.92%) hybris
10 32 (1.81%) Zend
11 31 (1.75%) SAP
12 22 (1.24%) ATG
13 16 (0.90%) FatWire
13 16 (0.90%) Huawei
13 16 (0.90%) Siebel
14 14 (0.79%) Avaya
14 14 (0.79%) Endeca
15 12 (0.68%) IBM
15 12 (0.68%) RedDot
16 11 (0.62%) Apple
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £14.00 - £14.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £295 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Excellent and Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Music Sales Group
Salary: bonus + package OR £300/Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Career Moves
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
g2 Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £400 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Brook Street
Rate: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + 27 days holiday + onsite gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 16 days ago