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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
UK
Rank 168 148 107
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -41
Contract jobs citing CMS 671 830 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.50% 1.66% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.73% 9.85% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 510 708
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 £263 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 17
Median hourly rate £17.73 £29.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.87% +70.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £14.55 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £51.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £23.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.39% +58.62%

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
7683 8428 8817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.17% 16.90% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4909 5336 5533
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 238 312
Median hourly rate £19.81 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.63 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +11.84%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 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
England -36 626 £400 +6.66% 223
London -28 350 £423 +6.62% 83
South East -46 77 £375 - 48
West Midlands 0 40 £440 -12.00% 16
South West +8 39 £413 +26.92% 14
North West +22 38 £375 +7.14% 23
City of London -30 35 £413 +8.55% 15
Scotland +32 33 £328 -9.65% 8
Berkshire -33 30 £375 - 13
Manchester +17 29 £375 +2.04% 11
Yorkshire +10 29 £323 -4.44% 14
Wiltshire +11 22 £413 +65.00%
Swindon +17 21 £413 +65.82%
North East -31 21 £400 +33.33% 2
West Yorkshire +14 20 £326 -3.33% 9
Tyne and Wear -20 20 £400 +48.14%
Leeds +6 18 £344 +1.10% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 17 £400 +48.14%
Edinburgh +19 16 £350 +16.66% 6
East of England -13 15 £358 -4.66% 14
East Midlands +9 13 £363 -27.50% 5
Birmingham +2 12 £455 +51.66% 1
Hampshire +11 11 £250 -23.07% 11
Reading +6 11 £288 -11.53% 4
Croydon -1 11 £375 -5.95%
West Sussex -5 9 £400 -11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £425 +36.00% 5
Coventry -13 8 £463 -11.90% 3
Bracknell 0 7 £450 +157.14%
Aberdeen - 7 £310 -

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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 with a requirement for CMS.

1 713 (44.93%) HTML
2 635 (40.01%) CSS
3 631 (39.76%) JavaScript
4 556 (35.03%) Content Management
5 519 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
6 410 (25.83%) .NET
7 318 (20.04%) C#
8 307 (19.34%) Web Development
9 285 (17.96%) jQuery
10 281 (17.71%) HTML5
11 241 (15.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 241 (15.19%) Sitecore
12 235 (14.81%) ASP.NET
13 228 (14.37%) User Experience
14 224 (14.11%) MVC
15 216 (13.61%) XML
16 206 (12.98%) E-Commerce
17 194 (12.22%) Java
18 190 (11.97%) Finance
19 189 (11.91%) Marketing
20 186 (11.72%) Scrum
21 185 (11.66%) Adobe
22 183 (11.53%) AngularJS
23 177 (11.15%) SQL Server
24 165 (10.40%) PHP
25 159 (10.02%) SQL
26 152 (9.58%) Front End Development
27 148 (9.33%) Web Services
28 142 (8.95%) CSS3
29 136 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager

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
1 241 (15.19%) Sitecore CMS
2 136 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 135 (8.51%) Drupal
4 134 (8.44%) Umbraco
5 96 (6.05%) WordPress
6 66 (4.16%) SharePoint
7 53 (3.34%) Apache
8 41 (2.58%) IIS
9 28 (1.76%) Sitefinity
10 26 (1.64%) Joomla!
11 24 (1.51%) Tomcat
12 23 (1.45%) Confluence
12 23 (1.45%) WebSphere
13 22 (1.39%) Kentico
14 16 (1.01%) Apache Solr
14 16 (1.01%) EPiServer CMS
15 13 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.63%) Magnolia
17 10 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 72 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.96%) Photoshop
3 26 (1.64%) MS Office
4 19 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 19 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.88%) MS Project
6 12 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.50%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.32%) InDesign
8 5 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.13%) Edge Animate
9 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.13%) InVision
9 2 (0.13%) Mingle
10 1 (0.063%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 15 (0.95%) Magento
2 8 (0.50%) SDL Web 8
3 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.32%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.25%) Sage X3
6 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.063%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.063%) SAP FS
8 1 (0.063%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.063%) Shopify
8 1 (0.063%) Sprinklr
8 1 (0.063%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.063%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 67 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (2.90%) Google Analytics
3 28 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.95%) GitHub
5 14 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
6 11 (0.69%) SaaS
7 9 (0.57%) PaaS
8 8 (0.50%) Google Tag Manager
8 8 (0.50%) IaaS
9 7 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.25%) Office 365
12 3 (0.19%) AdWords
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.13%) Force.com
13 2 (0.13%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.13%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.063%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.15%) Internet
2 41 (2.58%) Intranet
3 40 (2.52%) HTTP
4 11 (0.69%) DNS
4 11 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (0.63%) Network Security
6 7 (0.44%) Firewall
6 7 (0.44%) SSL
6 7 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.32%) LAN
7 5 (0.32%) LDAP
7 5 (0.32%) WAN
8 4 (0.25%) Skype
9 3 (0.19%) PBX
9 3 (0.19%) VLAN
9 3 (0.19%) WebEx
10 2 (0.13%) AMQP
10 2 (0.13%) PSTN
10 2 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.48%) MySQL
3 50 (3.15%) NoSQL
4 44 (2.77%) MongoDB
5 35 (2.21%) Relational Database
6 21 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 17 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (0.88%) Couchbase
10 12 (0.76%) Redis
11 11 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.63%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.57%) Endeca
14 7 (0.44%) MarkLogic
15 5 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.25%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.25%) DB2
17 3 (0.19%) GIS
17 3 (0.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 115 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 54 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (3.28%) Visual Studio
4 51 (3.21%) JIRA
5 43 (2.71%) Selenium
6 38 (2.39%) Maven
7 37 (2.33%) Jenkins
8 36 (2.27%) Cucumber
9 33 (2.08%) Subversion
10 29 (1.83%) gulp
11 22 (1.39%) Grunt
12 21 (1.32%) JUnit
13 19 (1.20%) WebDriver
14 17 (1.07%) Bitbucket
15 16 (1.01%) Ant
16 15 (0.95%) Eclipse
16 15 (0.95%) JMeter
16 15 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (0.95%) TeamCity
17 12 (0.76%) Bower
General
1 190 (11.97%) Finance
2 189 (11.91%) Marketing
3 83 (5.23%) Publishing
3 83 (5.23%) Retail
4 42 (2.65%) Legal
5 37 (2.33%) Banking
6 35 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 29 (1.83%) Advertising
9 14 (0.88%) Automotive
9 14 (0.88%) Back Office
9 14 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.82%) Games
11 12 (0.76%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.63%) Local Government
13 8 (0.50%) Billing
14 7 (0.44%) Law
15 6 (0.38%) German Language
16 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 857 (54.00%) Developer
2 157 (9.89%) .NET Developer
3 144 (9.07%) Analyst
4 113 (7.12%) Sitecore Developer
5 111 (6.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 107 (6.74%) Architect
7 105 (6.62%) CMS Developer
8 91 (5.73%) ServiceNow Developer
9 87 (5.48%) C# Developer
10 80 (5.04%) Web Developer
11 76 (4.79%) Project Manager
12 75 (4.73%) JavaScript Developer
13 72 (4.54%) C# .NET Developer
14 70 (4.41%) Java Developer
15 68 (4.28%) Business Analyst
16 66 (4.16%) HTML Developer
17 65 (4.10%) PHP Developer
18 63 (3.97%) Designer
19 58 (3.65%) Consultant
20 51 (3.21%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 713 (44.93%) HTML
2 635 (40.01%) CSS
3 410 (25.83%) .NET
4 285 (17.96%) jQuery
5 281 (17.71%) HTML5
6 235 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 216 (13.61%) XML
8 183 (11.53%) AngularJS
9 148 (9.33%) Web Services
10 142 (8.95%) CSS3
11 122 (7.69%) Ajax
12 108 (6.81%) JSON
13 90 (5.67%) REST
14 85 (5.36%) RESTful
15 81 (5.10%) Spring
16 77 (4.85%) Sass
17 74 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
17 74 (4.66%) XHTML
18 70 (4.41%) .NET Framework
19 69 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 228 (14.37%) User Experience
2 90 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (3.09%) Mobile App
3 49 (3.09%) Social Media
4 46 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 39 (2.46%) CMDB
6 27 (1.70%) Copywriting
7 25 (1.58%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.51%) W3C
9 20 (1.26%) Visualisation
10 19 (1.20%) Data Integration
11 18 (1.13%) iPad
12 17 (1.07%) Digital Media
13 15 (0.95%) N-Tier
14 14 (0.88%) Statistics
15 13 (0.82%) Taxonomies
16 12 (0.76%) Animation
16 12 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (0.69%) Driving Licence
17 11 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 63 (3.97%) Linux
2 50 (3.15%) Windows
3 29 (1.83%) Unix
4 13 (0.82%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.63%) Android
5 10 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.57%) Solaris
7 8 (0.50%) HPUX
8 6 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.25%) CentOS
11 3 (0.19%) AIX
11 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.13%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.063%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.063%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (35.03%) Content Management
2 519 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (19.34%) Web Development
4 224 (14.11%) MVC
5 206 (12.98%) E-Commerce
6 186 (11.72%) Scrum
7 152 (9.58%) Front End Development
8 126 (7.94%) Analytics
9 122 (7.69%) TDD
10 118 (7.44%) Project Management
11 116 (7.31%) Responsive Web Design
12 101 (6.36%) SEO
13 83 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
14 81 (5.10%) ITSM
14 81 (5.10%) Service Management
15 80 (5.04%) SDLC
16 78 (4.91%) Migration
17 77 (4.85%) ITIL
18 72 (4.54%) CRM
19 71 (4.47%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 631 (39.76%) JavaScript
2 318 (20.04%) C#
3 194 (12.22%) Java
4 165 (10.40%) PHP
5 159 (10.02%) SQL
6 46 (2.90%) Python
7 35 (2.21%) VB.NET
8 30 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 27 (1.70%) Ruby
10 17 (1.07%) PHP 5
11 14 (0.88%) C++
11 14 (0.88%) Groovy
12 12 (0.76%) ActionScript
13 10 (0.63%) C
13 10 (0.63%) Perl
14 8 (0.50%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.44%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.44%) VB
16 6 (0.38%) ES6
16 6 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 93 (5.86%) Degree
2 48 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.51%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.57%) PMP
5 8 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.44%) ISEB
7 6 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.19%) APMP
10 2 (0.13%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.13%) MCITP
10 2 (0.13%) MCP
10 2 (0.13%) MCSD
10 2 (0.13%) MCSE
10 2 (0.13%) MCTS
10 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.063%) HNC
11 1 (0.063%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.84%) QA
2 22 (1.39%) SLA
3 14 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.32%) WCAG
6 3 (0.19%) SDET
7 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.13%) SEPA
7 2 (0.13%) TARGET2
7 2 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.57%) Docker
4 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.19%) Varnish
4 3 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.13%) zsh
6 1 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.063%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.063%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (0.95%) TeamSite
2 14 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.82%) Puppet
4 10 (0.63%) Ansible
5 5 (0.32%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (0.32%) Terraform
6 4 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.25%) OpenSSO
7 3 (0.19%) Consul
7 3 (0.19%) Packer
8 2 (0.13%) Nagios
8 2 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.13%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.13%) SafeCom
8 2 (0.13%) WMI
8 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.063%) Plesk
9 1 (0.063%) SCOM
9 1 (0.063%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 241 (15.19%) Sitecore
2 185 (11.66%) Adobe
3 110 (6.93%) Microsoft
4 100 (6.30%) ServiceNow
5 74 (4.66%) EPiServer
6 67 (4.22%) Google
7 36 (2.27%) Oracle
8 32 (2.02%) ATG
9 29 (1.83%) hybris
10 24 (1.51%) Ektron
11 21 (1.32%) IBM
12 20 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (1.20%) OpenText
14 18 (1.13%) Apple
15 17 (1.07%) Twitter
16 16 (1.01%) Avaya
16 16 (1.01%) Zend
17 15 (0.95%) Xamarin
18 14 (0.88%) Cisco
19 13 (0.82%) SAP
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton
University of Wolverhampton
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
North East England
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + EXPENSES COVERED
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 350-425 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £501 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £90 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Webrecruit
Rate: From £43,733 to £51,450 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £195 - £205 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Webrecruit
Rate: From £34,935 to £41,100 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 months initial, market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago