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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 147 112 95
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -17
Contract jobs citing CMS 904 1074 1157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.68% 1.91% 2.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.48% 10.91% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 692 762
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £16.13 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £40.47 £33.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £40.15 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-28.39% +86.74%

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
9534 9846 9395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.73% 17.56% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6361 6132 5683
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 343 350
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -35 838 £400 +14.28% 258
London -31 414 £425 +13.33% 106
South East -11 147 £383 +15.90% 43
West Midlands -11 62 £300 +11.11% 20
North West +5 52 £308 -5.38% 28
City of London -14 51 £400 +6.66% 23
South West -4 49 £275 -8.33% 10
Manchester +4 47 £320 -1.53% 22
Berkshire -14 43 £300 +11.62% 3
Scotland -49 43 £413 +50.00% 10
East of England -11 42 £450 +25.00% 13
Yorkshire -7 39 £400 +14.28% 19
Birmingham +15 34 £250 -9.09% 4
Edinburgh -4 30 £425 +41.66% 7
West Yorkshire -7 29 £400 +23.07% 8
East Midlands +16 25 £325 -18.23% 13
Leeds +1 25 £400 +23.07% 4
Hampshire -1 22 £400 +19.40% 14
Bristol -7 22 £275 -8.33% 3
Oxfordshire +4 21 £463 +25.00% 6
West Sussex +6 20 £400 -20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 16 £400 -3.03% 3
Surrey -6 16 £525 +42.37% 11
Bedfordshire +16 15 £450 -21.73%
Reading -9 15 £300 +36.36%
Wales +26 13 £313 - 1
Bracknell +5 13 £289 -35.83%
Coventry +2 13 £345 +15.00% 5
Middlesex +1 13 £528 +72.40% 1
South Wales +25 12 £313 -3.84% 1

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 715 (39.97%) HTML
2 694 (38.79%) JavaScript
3 632 (35.33%) CSS
4 613 (34.26%) Content Management
5 601 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
6 445 (24.87%) .NET
7 337 (18.84%) C#
8 328 (18.33%) jQuery
9 324 (18.11%) Web Development
10 284 (15.87%) MVC
11 281 (15.71%) HTML5
12 276 (15.43%) Sitecore CMS
12 276 (15.43%) Sitecore
13 267 (14.92%) E-Commerce
14 244 (13.64%) User Experience
15 243 (13.58%) Java
16 235 (13.14%) PHP
17 222 (12.41%) Web Services
18 219 (12.24%) ASP.NET
19 210 (11.74%) Scrum
20 206 (11.51%) Finance
21 202 (11.29%) SQL Server
22 201 (11.24%) Marketing
22 201 (11.24%) CSS3
23 196 (10.96%) AngularJS
24 192 (10.73%) Microsoft
25 191 (10.68%) SQL
26 186 (10.40%) XML
27 169 (9.45%) Front End Development
28 167 (9.33%) 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
1 276 (15.43%) Sitecore CMS
2 152 (8.50%) Umbraco
3 134 (7.49%) Drupal
4 132 (7.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 107 (5.98%) WordPress
6 77 (4.30%) Apache
7 76 (4.25%) SharePoint
8 57 (3.19%) IIS
9 41 (2.29%) EPiServer CMS
10 34 (1.90%) Tomcat
11 32 (1.79%) Apache Solr
11 32 (1.79%) Joomla!
12 24 (1.34%) WebSphere
13 23 (1.29%) Alfresco
14 21 (1.17%) Mule
15 20 (1.12%) nginx
16 18 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
17 17 (0.95%) Kentico
18 16 (0.89%) Confluence
18 16 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 88 (4.92%) Photoshop
2 61 (3.41%) MS Office
3 54 (3.02%) MS Excel
4 26 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.67%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.61%) Fireworks
8 9 (0.50%) MS Project
9 7 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.22%) InDesign
12 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.11%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.056%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.056%) GIMP
13 1 (0.056%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 39 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.51%) Magento
3 10 (0.56%) SDL Web 8
4 9 (0.50%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.28%) BigMachines
7 4 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.22%) Unica
8 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.11%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
9 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.056%) Data Workbench
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.056%) Shopify
10 1 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.68%) Google Analytics
1 48 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.12%) GitHub
4 16 (0.89%) SaaS
5 13 (0.73%) Office 365
6 12 (0.67%) Force.com
6 12 (0.67%) Heroku
7 10 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (0.34%) AdWords
10 5 (0.28%) Basecamp
10 5 (0.28%) Yammer
11 4 (0.22%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.22%) Lucidchart
11 4 (0.22%) MailChimp
11 4 (0.22%) Trello
12 2 (0.11%) Boomi
12 2 (0.11%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.13%) Internet
2 50 (2.79%) Intranet
3 20 (1.12%) DNS
4 14 (0.78%) HTTP
5 13 (0.73%) LDAP
5 13 (0.73%) SNMP
5 13 (0.73%) SSL
6 10 (0.56%) FTP
7 9 (0.50%) Extranet
7 9 (0.50%) Firewall
8 7 (0.39%) MPLS
8 7 (0.39%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.34%) Broadband
9 6 (0.34%) ISDN
9 6 (0.34%) Network Security
10 5 (0.28%) SMTP
10 5 (0.28%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.22%) DMZ
11 4 (0.22%) SMS
11 4 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 98 (5.48%) MySQL
3 38 (2.12%) MongoDB
4 32 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 26 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 20 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (0.73%) Big Data
10 12 (0.67%) Redis
11 11 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.56%) GIS
12 10 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.45%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.34%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.34%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.28%) DB2
15 5 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 167 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 78 (4.36%) JIRA
3 65 (3.63%) Visual Studio
4 60 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (2.46%) Grunt
6 41 (2.29%) Subversion
7 37 (2.07%) gulp
8 34 (1.90%) Maven
9 32 (1.79%) Jenkins
10 26 (1.45%) Selenium
11 20 (1.12%) TeamCity
12 18 (1.01%) NUnit
13 16 (0.89%) JUnit
14 15 (0.84%) SoapUI
15 14 (0.78%) Ant
15 14 (0.78%) Bower
15 14 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
16 13 (0.73%) Axure RP
16 13 (0.73%) Eclipse
17 11 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 206 (11.51%) Finance
2 201 (11.24%) Marketing
3 121 (6.76%) Retail
4 108 (6.04%) Publishing
5 73 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 56 (3.13%) Banking
7 35 (1.96%) Automotive
8 32 (1.79%) Advertising
9 24 (1.34%) Games
9 24 (1.34%) Legal
10 22 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.89%) Law
13 13 (0.73%) Electronics
14 12 (0.67%) Back Office
15 8 (0.45%) Billing
15 8 (0.45%) German Language
16 6 (0.34%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.28%) Welsh Language
18 4 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 869 (48.57%) Developer
2 199 (11.12%) Architect
3 187 (10.45%) .NET Developer
4 175 (9.78%) Analyst
5 134 (7.49%) Web Developer
6 123 (6.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 106 (5.93%) Business Analyst
8 96 (5.37%) Sitecore Developer
9 93 (5.20%) CMS Developer
10 92 (5.14%) C# Developer
11 91 (5.09%) Project Manager
12 90 (5.03%) JavaScript Developer
13 82 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
14 76 (4.25%) PHP Developer
15 70 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
16 68 (3.80%) Java Developer
17 65 (3.63%) HTML Developer
18 63 (3.52%) Umbraco Developer
19 57 (3.19%) Digital Project Manager
19 57 (3.19%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 715 (39.97%) HTML
2 632 (35.33%) CSS
3 445 (24.87%) .NET
4 328 (18.33%) jQuery
5 281 (15.71%) HTML5
6 222 (12.41%) Web Services
7 219 (12.24%) ASP.NET
8 201 (11.24%) CSS3
9 196 (10.96%) AngularJS
10 186 (10.40%) XML
11 94 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 93 (5.20%) Sass
13 91 (5.09%) REST
14 87 (4.86%) .NET Framework
14 87 (4.86%) Ajax
15 86 (4.81%) J2EE
16 84 (4.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 83 (4.64%) Spring
18 73 (4.08%) SOAP
19 68 (3.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 244 (13.64%) User Experience
2 87 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (3.86%) Mobile App
4 67 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 44 (2.46%) Social Media
6 43 (2.40%) CMDB
7 41 (2.29%) iPad
8 35 (1.96%) Digital Media
9 31 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (1.45%) Computer Science
11 25 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 22 (1.23%) Blog
13 19 (1.06%) e-Learning
14 18 (1.01%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.89%) W3C
16 15 (0.84%) NHS
16 15 (0.84%) N-Tier
17 14 (0.78%) Video on Demand
18 13 (0.73%) Visualisation
19 11 (0.61%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 103 (5.76%) Linux
2 74 (4.14%) Windows
3 38 (2.12%) Apple iOS
4 30 (1.68%) Android
5 22 (1.23%) Unix
6 21 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.28%) AIX
8 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.28%) Solaris
8 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.056%) Debian
11 1 (0.056%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.056%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (34.26%) Content Management
2 601 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (18.11%) Web Development
4 284 (15.87%) MVC
5 267 (14.92%) E-Commerce
6 210 (11.74%) Scrum
7 169 (9.45%) Front End Development
8 163 (9.11%) TDD
9 153 (8.55%) Analytics
10 141 (7.88%) CRM
11 134 (7.49%) Project Management
12 120 (6.71%) Migration
13 111 (6.20%) Responsive Web Design
14 108 (6.04%) SEO
15 106 (5.93%) OO
16 87 (4.86%) ITIL
17 86 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 85 (4.75%) Web Design
19 79 (4.42%) Workflow
20 78 (4.36%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 694 (38.79%) JavaScript
2 337 (18.84%) C#
3 243 (13.58%) Java
4 235 (13.14%) PHP
5 191 (10.68%) SQL
6 40 (2.24%) Python
7 30 (1.68%) T-SQL
8 26 (1.45%) Ruby
9 25 (1.40%) C
9 25 (1.40%) VB.NET
10 22 (1.23%) Groovy
11 19 (1.06%) Perl
12 17 (0.95%) Apex Code
12 17 (0.95%) C++
13 13 (0.73%) PowerShell
14 12 (0.67%) Objective-C
15 11 (0.61%) SOQL
15 11 (0.61%) VBScript
16 9 (0.50%) PHP 5
17 7 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (4.19%) Degree
2 37 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (0.39%) ISEB
6 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.34%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.34%) PMP
7 5 (0.28%) Avaya Certification
8 4 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.11%) CITP
10 2 (0.11%) MCDST
10 2 (0.11%) MCP
10 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.056%) HNC
11 1 (0.056%) MCAD
11 1 (0.056%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.35%) QA
2 16 (0.89%) WCAG
3 13 (0.73%) SLA
4 11 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.39%) COBIT
6 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.056%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.056%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.45%) Varnish
2 8 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.22%) Docker
3 4 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.11%) zsh
5 1 (0.056%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (0.73%) TeamSite
2 10 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.56%) Puppet
3 5 (0.28%) Kibana
3 5 (0.28%) logstash
3 5 (0.28%) WMI
4 4 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.17%) Ansible
5 3 (0.17%) cPanel
5 3 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.11%) Grafana
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.11%) Piwik
6 2 (0.11%) StatsD
7 1 (0.056%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.056%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.056%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.056%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 276 (15.43%) Sitecore
2 192 (10.73%) Microsoft
3 163 (9.11%) Adobe
4 78 (4.36%) ServiceNow
5 77 (4.30%) EPiServer
6 71 (3.97%) Google
7 70 (3.91%) Oracle
8 45 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
9 33 (1.84%) SAP
10 28 (1.57%) Zend
11 22 (1.23%) hybris
12 17 (0.95%) ATG
13 16 (0.89%) Avaya
13 16 (0.89%) Siebel
14 14 (0.78%) FatWire
15 13 (0.73%) Apple
16 11 (0.61%) HP
16 11 (0.61%) OpenText
16 11 (0.61%) RedDot
16 11 (0.61%) Twitter
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
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Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
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Rate: £375 - £475 per day + Market Rates
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Free Parking + Lunch
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Rate: £0.00 - £0.01 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £450 per day
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London
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London
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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