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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 157 115 97
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -18
Contract jobs citing CMS 884 1079 1114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 1.89% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.99% 10.80% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 718 711
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 28
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.52 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.50% +97.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.30 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £40.15 £29.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.15 £17.38
% change year-on-year
-19.05% +131.07%

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
9829 9992 9438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.20% 17.54% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6499 6277 5544
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 312 390
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £41.85 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -40 841 £388 +6.89% 221
London -52 396 £400 +1.58% 97
South East +31 167 £390 +23.80% 36
West Midlands -8 73 £325 +8.33% 16
North West +16 52 £325 -3.70% 18
City of London -12 50 £398 +6.00% 21
South West -5 49 £288 -13.20% 14
Yorkshire -17 43 £400 +14.28% 11
Manchester +6 40 £325 - 10
Hampshire +20 39 £400 +14.28% 12
Berkshire -10 37 £300 -4.76% 5
West Yorkshire -9 31 £400 +23.07% 10
East of England -28 31 £388 +10.71% 12
Birmingham -7 30 £250 -16.66% 7
Scotland -31 29 £338 +35.00% 11
Bristol +2 25 £275 -8.33% 6
Leeds -14 24 £400 +23.07% 8
Surrey +10 23 £488 +56.12% 4
Coventry 0 22 £438 +45.83% 2
West Sussex - 21 £375 - 3
East Midlands +2 19 £410 +7.54% 11
Edinburgh -9 17 £375 +49.90% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 15 £400 -3.03% 4
Middlesex +10 14 £528 +29.96%
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £375 +15.38% 4
Oxfordshire +9 13 £488 +47.05% 4
Reading 0 12 £300 -27.27% 2
Nottingham -5 11 £363 -4.91% 1
Nottinghamshire -7 11 £363 -4.91% 2
Crawley - 10 £395 - 2

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 749 (42.29%) HTML
2 700 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 655 (36.98%) CSS
4 640 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
5 601 (33.94%) Content Management
6 443 (25.01%) .NET
7 346 (19.54%) C#
8 318 (17.96%) Web Development
9 312 (17.62%) jQuery
10 307 (17.33%) HTML5
11 283 (15.98%) MVC
12 279 (15.75%) Sitecore CMS
12 279 (15.75%) Sitecore
13 252 (14.23%) User Experience
14 246 (13.89%) Java
15 242 (13.66%) ASP.NET
16 232 (13.10%) PHP
17 230 (12.99%) Scrum
18 219 (12.37%) E-Commerce
19 216 (12.20%) CSS3
20 215 (12.14%) Web Services
20 215 (12.14%) Finance
21 213 (12.03%) AngularJS
22 207 (11.69%) SQL Server
23 192 (10.84%) XML
24 190 (10.73%) Marketing
25 188 (10.62%) SQL
26 182 (10.28%) Microsoft
26 182 (10.28%) Adobe
27 180 (10.16%) Front End Development

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
1 279 (15.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 152 (8.58%) Umbraco
3 143 (8.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 115 (6.49%) Drupal
5 102 (5.76%) WordPress
6 79 (4.46%) SharePoint
7 66 (3.73%) Apache
8 52 (2.94%) IIS
9 39 (2.20%) EPiServer CMS
10 36 (2.03%) Apache Solr
10 36 (2.03%) Tomcat
11 26 (1.47%) Joomla!
12 25 (1.41%) Confluence
13 23 (1.30%) Mule
14 20 (1.13%) Sitefinity
15 19 (1.07%) nginx
16 17 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
16 17 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.96%) WebSphere
17 15 (0.85%) Alfresco
Applications
1 83 (4.69%) Photoshop
2 58 (3.27%) MS Excel
3 56 (3.16%) MS Office
4 34 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.62%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.51%) Fireworks
7 9 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (0.40%) MS Project
8 7 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.34%) InDesign
10 4 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.17%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.17%) InVision
12 2 (0.11%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.11%) Mingle
12 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.056%) GIMP
13 1 (0.056%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 37 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.02%) Magento
3 11 (0.62%) SDL Web 8
4 7 (0.40%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.23%) Unica
6 3 (0.17%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.11%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.11%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.056%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.056%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.056%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (2.26%) Google Analytics
4 38 (2.15%) GitHub
5 16 (0.90%) SaaS
6 12 (0.68%) Force.com
6 12 (0.68%) Office 365
7 11 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.56%) Heroku
9 9 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
10 7 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.28%) Basecamp
12 4 (0.23%) AdWords
12 4 (0.23%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.23%) Lucidchart
12 4 (0.23%) Trello
12 4 (0.23%) Yammer
13 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.17%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.22%) Internet
2 43 (2.43%) Intranet
3 23 (1.30%) HTTP
4 18 (1.02%) LDAP
5 17 (0.96%) DNS
6 11 (0.62%) Firewall
7 10 (0.56%) SNMP
8 9 (0.51%) SSL
8 9 (0.51%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.40%) Extranet
9 7 (0.40%) Network Security
10 6 (0.34%) Broadband
10 6 (0.34%) ISDN
10 6 (0.34%) MPLS
11 5 (0.28%) FTP
11 5 (0.28%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.23%) DMZ
12 4 (0.23%) PBX
12 4 (0.23%) Skype
12 4 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 87 (4.91%) MySQL
3 44 (2.48%) MongoDB
4 37 (2.09%) Relational Database
5 24 (1.36%) NoSQL
6 22 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (0.85%) Big Data
9 10 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.51%) GIS
10 9 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (0.51%) Redis
10 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.34%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.28%) DB2
12 5 (0.28%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 170 (9.60%) Git (software)
2 90 (5.08%) JIRA
3 64 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (3.61%) Visual Studio
4 46 (2.60%) Grunt
4 46 (2.60%) Subversion
5 43 (2.43%) gulp
6 38 (2.15%) Jenkins
6 38 (2.15%) Maven
7 33 (1.86%) Selenium
8 21 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 20 (1.13%) Bower
10 17 (0.96%) JUnit
11 15 (0.85%) NUnit
12 14 (0.79%) Ant
13 13 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (0.73%) Axure RP
13 13 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
13 13 (0.73%) SoapUI
14 10 (0.56%) Eclipse
General
1 215 (12.14%) Finance
2 190 (10.73%) Marketing
3 115 (6.49%) Retail
4 97 (5.48%) Publishing
5 51 (2.88%) Banking
6 50 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.03%) Automotive
8 34 (1.92%) Advertising
9 25 (1.41%) Games
10 24 (1.36%) Legal
11 18 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.79%) Back Office
12 14 (0.79%) Law
13 11 (0.62%) Electronics
13 11 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.51%) Billing
15 8 (0.45%) German Language
15 8 (0.45%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.23%) French Language
16 4 (0.23%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 899 (50.76%) Developer
2 175 (9.88%) .NET Developer
3 169 (9.54%) Analyst
4 164 (9.26%) Architect
5 128 (7.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 116 (6.55%) Web Developer
7 104 (5.87%) Sitecore Developer
8 100 (5.65%) Business Analyst
9 96 (5.42%) CMS Developer
10 95 (5.36%) C# Developer
11 89 (5.03%) Project Manager
12 80 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
13 78 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
14 69 (3.90%) PHP Developer
15 64 (3.61%) Java Developer
15 64 (3.61%) Umbraco Developer
16 61 (3.44%) Senior Developer
17 59 (3.33%) ServiceNow Developer
17 59 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
18 57 (3.22%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 749 (42.29%) HTML
2 655 (36.98%) CSS
3 443 (25.01%) .NET
4 312 (17.62%) jQuery
5 307 (17.33%) HTML5
6 242 (13.66%) ASP.NET
7 216 (12.20%) CSS3
8 215 (12.14%) Web Services
9 213 (12.03%) AngularJS
10 192 (10.84%) XML
11 101 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 100 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 95 (5.36%) Sass
14 91 (5.14%) REST
15 84 (4.74%) Ajax
16 78 (4.40%) Spring
17 74 (4.18%) .NET Framework
18 71 (4.01%) J2EE
19 66 (3.73%) Node.js
20 63 (3.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 252 (14.23%) User Experience
2 92 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 63 (3.56%) Management Information System
5 45 (2.54%) CMDB
6 44 (2.48%) Social Media
7 39 (2.20%) Digital Media
8 30 (1.69%) Blog
9 28 (1.58%) Data Structures
10 27 (1.52%) iPad
11 26 (1.47%) Computer Science
12 22 (1.24%) e-Learning
13 21 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.07%) N-Tier
15 16 (0.90%) Visualisation
15 16 (0.90%) W3C
16 15 (0.85%) Copywriting
16 15 (0.85%) NHS
17 12 (0.68%) Video on Demand
17 12 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 104 (5.87%) Linux
2 67 (3.78%) Windows
3 37 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 31 (1.75%) Android
5 23 (1.30%) Unix
6 17 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.28%) AIX
9 5 (0.28%) Solaris
10 4 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.056%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
2 601 (33.94%) Content Management
3 318 (17.96%) Web Development
4 283 (15.98%) MVC
5 230 (12.99%) Scrum
6 219 (12.37%) E-Commerce
7 180 (10.16%) Front End Development
8 160 (9.03%) TDD
9 139 (7.85%) Analytics
10 132 (7.45%) CRM
11 130 (7.34%) Responsive Web Design
12 124 (7.00%) Migration
13 123 (6.95%) Project Management
14 105 (5.93%) OO
15 97 (5.48%) SEO
16 93 (5.25%) Web Design
17 88 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
18 85 (4.80%) ITIL
19 80 (4.52%) Workflow
20 68 (3.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 700 (39.53%) JavaScript
2 346 (19.54%) C#
3 246 (13.89%) Java
4 232 (13.10%) PHP
5 188 (10.62%) SQL
6 42 (2.37%) Python
7 31 (1.75%) VB.NET
8 28 (1.58%) C
9 26 (1.47%) Ruby
10 25 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 21 (1.19%) Groovy
12 18 (1.02%) Perl
13 16 (0.90%) C++
14 15 (0.85%) Apex Code
15 12 (0.68%) Objective-C
15 12 (0.68%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.62%) SOQL
17 9 (0.51%) PHP 5
17 9 (0.51%) Scala
17 9 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (4.18%) Degree
2 40 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (0.40%) ISEB
6 5 (0.28%) Avaya Certification
6 5 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.28%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.28%) PMP
7 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.11%) CCIE
9 2 (0.11%) CITP
9 2 (0.11%) MBA
9 2 (0.11%) MCDST
9 2 (0.11%) MCP
9 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.44%) QA
2 14 (0.79%) SLA
3 11 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.56%) WCAG
5 5 (0.28%) COBIT
6 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.17%) SDET
7 3 (0.17%) WAI
8 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 12 (0.68%) Varnish
2 9 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.40%) Docker
5 3 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.11%) zsh
7 1 (0.056%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (0.79%) TeamSite
2 11 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (0.62%) Puppet
3 6 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.28%) WMI
5 4 (0.23%) Ansible
5 4 (0.23%) Kibana
5 4 (0.23%) logstash
6 3 (0.17%) cPanel
6 3 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.11%) Grafana
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.11%) Piwik
7 2 (0.11%) StatsD
8 1 (0.056%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.056%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.056%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.056%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 279 (15.75%) Sitecore
2 182 (10.28%) Adobe
2 182 (10.28%) Microsoft
3 80 (4.52%) ServiceNow
4 68 (3.84%) EPiServer
4 68 (3.84%) Oracle
5 63 (3.56%) Google
6 38 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
7 33 (1.86%) SAP
8 22 (1.24%) Zend
9 15 (0.85%) Avaya
10 14 (0.79%) FatWire
10 14 (0.79%) hybris
11 13 (0.73%) Atlassian
11 13 (0.73%) Siebel
12 12 (0.68%) Apple
12 12 (0.68%) Twitter
13 11 (0.62%) HP
13 11 (0.62%) IBM
14 10 (0.56%) MuleSoft
London
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 6 months +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Volt
Rate: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified varying rates depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Royal Geographical Society
Rate: From £18,081 to £19,338 per annum (3 days per week)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £21.87 - £22 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £430.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £365 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 3 days ago