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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
UK
Rank 153 140 110
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -30
Contract jobs citing CMS 760 871 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.68% 1.70% 1.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.59% 10.05% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 560 674
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 21
Median hourly rate £17.73 £19.92 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.99% -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £98.95 £52.80 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £19.35 £21.54
% change year-on-year
+16.02% -10.16%

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
7922 8669 9043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.47% 16.94% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5146 5525 5543
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 229 310
Median hourly rate £18.85 £21.40 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.91% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -10 709 £400 +3.22% 280
London -5 402 £425 +6.25% 107
South East -13 110 £400 +6.66% 45
South West +6 48 £413 +26.92% 14
North West +28 44 £375 +2.73% 37
City of London -20 43 £469 +17.18% 18
Scotland +26 38 £350 -17.64% 9
West Midlands +4 36 £410 -18.00% 21
Berkshire -20 36 £450 +12.50% 12
Manchester +25 35 £375 +1.35% 21
Yorkshire -11 23 £350 +3.70% 21
Wiltshire +13 20 £413 +47.32% 3
Swindon +22 19 £413 +65.82% 2
West Yorkshire +17 19 £350 +5.66% 16
East of England -2 19 £450 +4.65% 16
Leeds +6 18 £350 +11.11% 15
Edinburgh +12 17 £368 -18.33% 6
Glasgow +12 16 £350 +47.36% 2
East Midlands +5 16 £270 -28.00% 11
Buckinghamshire +13 14 £400 +21.67% 7
Hampshire +13 14 £385 +14.07% 11
Bracknell +8 13 £450 +125.00%
Croydon +4 13 £313 -18.03%
Oxfordshire +2 13 £475 +22.58% 3
West Sussex -12 13 £400 -5.32% 4
Surrey +10 11 £325 +1.56% 8
Bedfordshire +14 10 £479 +53.20% 1
Birmingham +4 10 £455 +93.61% 2
Aylesbury - 9 £275 - 2
Ross-on-Wye - 9 - -

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 712 (44.47%) HTML
2 677 (42.29%) JavaScript
3 656 (40.97%) CSS
4 557 (34.79%) Content Management
5 551 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
6 425 (26.55%) .NET
7 335 (20.92%) C#
8 302 (18.86%) Web Development
9 278 (17.36%) jQuery
9 278 (17.36%) HTML5
10 245 (15.30%) ASP.NET
11 244 (15.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 244 (15.24%) Sitecore
12 239 (14.93%) MVC
13 229 (14.30%) User Experience
14 225 (14.05%) XML
15 218 (13.62%) E-Commerce
16 210 (13.12%) Java
17 198 (12.37%) Adobe
18 192 (11.99%) AngularJS
19 189 (11.81%) Finance
19 189 (11.81%) Marketing
20 184 (11.49%) Scrum
21 180 (11.24%) SQL Server
22 171 (10.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
23 164 (10.24%) SQL
23 164 (10.24%) Front End Development
24 155 (9.68%) PHP
25 154 (9.62%) CSS3
25 154 (9.62%) Umbraco

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
1 244 (15.24%) Sitecore CMS
2 171 (10.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 154 (9.62%) Umbraco
4 126 (7.87%) Drupal
5 109 (6.81%) EPiServer
6 88 (5.50%) WordPress
7 64 (4.00%) SharePoint
8 59 (3.69%) Apache
9 39 (2.44%) IIS
10 32 (2.00%) Confluence
11 28 (1.75%) Sitefinity
12 27 (1.69%) WebSphere
13 24 (1.50%) Tomcat
14 21 (1.31%) Joomla!
15 19 (1.19%) Kentico
16 14 (0.87%) WebLogic
17 13 (0.81%) Apache Solr
18 12 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
19 11 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.37%) Photoshop
3 23 (1.44%) MS Office
4 14 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.69%) MS Project
7 10 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.31%) Mingle
8 5 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.12%) Edge Animate
9 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.062%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.062%) InDesign
10 1 (0.062%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.062%) InVision
Business Applications
1 15 (0.94%) Magento
2 10 (0.62%) SDL Web 8
3 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.25%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.19%) FastStats
5 3 (0.19%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.062%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.062%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.062%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.062%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.062%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.062%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.062%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 67 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (2.87%) Google Analytics
3 39 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.19%) SaaS
5 14 (0.87%) GitHub
6 13 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
7 9 (0.56%) PaaS
8 8 (0.50%) IaaS
9 6 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.37%) Office 365
10 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.19%) AdWords
11 3 (0.19%) G Suite
11 3 (0.19%) Responsys
12 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.062%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.062%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.06%) Internet
2 43 (2.69%) HTTP
3 40 (2.50%) Intranet
4 17 (1.06%) WebEx
5 13 (0.81%) SSL
6 12 (0.75%) Network Security
7 10 (0.62%) DNS
8 7 (0.44%) Firewall
8 7 (0.44%) Skype
9 6 (0.37%) Telepresence
9 6 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.31%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.25%) LDAP
11 4 (0.25%) SNMP
12 3 (0.19%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.19%) Extranet
12 3 (0.19%) FTP
12 3 (0.19%) MPLS
12 3 (0.19%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 99 (6.18%) MySQL
3 52 (3.25%) NoSQL
4 39 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 36 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 25 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 23 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (0.94%) Redis
10 14 (0.87%) Couchbase
11 12 (0.75%) Endeca
12 10 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.62%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.37%) GIS
14 5 (0.31%) Big Data
14 5 (0.31%) MarkLogic
14 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 93 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 68 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (3.94%) JIRA
4 50 (3.12%) Selenium
4 50 (3.12%) Visual Studio
5 49 (3.06%) Maven
6 38 (2.37%) Jenkins
7 37 (2.31%) Subversion
8 32 (2.00%) Cucumber
9 27 (1.69%) WebDriver
10 24 (1.50%) Ant
10 24 (1.50%) Bitbucket
11 23 (1.44%) JUnit
12 22 (1.37%) JMeter
13 19 (1.19%) TeamCity
14 18 (1.12%) Apache Ivy
15 16 (1.00%) Eclipse
15 16 (1.00%) Gradle
16 15 (0.94%) eggPlant
16 15 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 189 (11.81%) Finance
1 189 (11.81%) Marketing
2 98 (6.12%) Retail
3 84 (5.25%) Publishing
4 40 (2.50%) Banking
5 31 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 29 (1.81%) Legal
6 29 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 26 (1.62%) Advertising
8 16 (1.00%) Back Office
9 15 (0.94%) Automotive
9 15 (0.94%) Telecoms
10 12 (0.75%) Games
11 10 (0.62%) Local Government
12 9 (0.56%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.37%) Electronics
13 6 (0.37%) German Language
14 5 (0.31%) Billing
14 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 876 (54.72%) Developer
2 168 (10.49%) .NET Developer
3 154 (9.62%) Analyst
4 119 (7.43%) Architect
5 117 (7.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 103 (6.43%) CMS Developer
7 102 (6.37%) Sitecore Developer
8 88 (5.50%) C# Developer
9 84 (5.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 84 (5.25%) Web Developer
10 80 (5.00%) ServiceNow Developer
11 78 (4.87%) Business Analyst
12 75 (4.68%) Java Developer
13 73 (4.56%) Project Manager
14 72 (4.50%) C# .NET Developer
15 64 (4.00%) HTML Developer
16 62 (3.87%) Consultant
17 60 (3.75%) PHP Developer
18 59 (3.69%) Senior Developer
18 59 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 712 (44.47%) HTML
2 656 (40.97%) CSS
3 425 (26.55%) .NET
4 278 (17.36%) HTML5
4 278 (17.36%) jQuery
5 245 (15.30%) ASP.NET
6 225 (14.05%) XML
7 192 (11.99%) AngularJS
8 154 (9.62%) CSS3
9 142 (8.87%) Web Services
10 136 (8.49%) Ajax
11 122 (7.62%) JSON
12 97 (6.06%) REST
13 86 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 86 (5.37%) Spring
14 81 (5.06%) XHTML
15 79 (4.93%) .NET Framework
16 76 (4.75%) RESTful
17 72 (4.50%) SOAP
18 70 (4.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 229 (14.30%) User Experience
2 98 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 44 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 36 (2.25%) Social Media
6 35 (2.19%) W3C
7 34 (2.12%) iPad
8 29 (1.81%) CMDB
9 23 (1.44%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 14 (0.87%) Digital Media
11 14 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.81%) Data Structures
12 13 (0.81%) Taxonomies
13 11 (0.69%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.62%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.56%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.56%) Video on Demand
16 8 (0.50%) NHS
16 8 (0.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 62 (3.87%) Linux
2 49 (3.06%) Windows
3 26 (1.62%) Unix
4 16 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 12 (0.75%) Android
6 11 (0.69%) Solaris
7 9 (0.56%) HPUX
8 6 (0.37%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.31%) CentOS
10 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.19%) AIX
11 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.12%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.12%) MVS
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.062%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.062%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (34.79%) Content Management
2 551 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
3 302 (18.86%) Web Development
4 239 (14.93%) MVC
5 218 (13.62%) E-Commerce
6 184 (11.49%) Scrum
7 164 (10.24%) Front End Development
8 128 (8.00%) TDD
9 127 (7.93%) Analytics
10 124 (7.75%) Project Management
11 104 (6.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 96 (6.00%) Migration
13 83 (5.18%) SEO
13 83 (5.18%) Service Management
14 78 (4.87%) SDLC
15 76 (4.75%) ITSM
16 75 (4.68%) CRM
16 75 (4.68%) ITIL
17 74 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
17 74 (4.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 677 (42.29%) JavaScript
2 335 (20.92%) C#
3 210 (13.12%) Java
4 164 (10.24%) SQL
5 155 (9.68%) PHP
6 50 (3.12%) Python
7 38 (2.37%) Ruby
8 28 (1.75%) VB.NET
9 26 (1.62%) T-SQL
10 22 (1.37%) Groovy
11 16 (1.00%) PHP 5
12 15 (0.94%) C
13 14 (0.87%) ActionScript
13 14 (0.87%) C++
14 11 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 11 (0.69%) Perl
15 8 (0.50%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.50%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.37%) VB
17 5 (0.31%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 85 (5.31%) Degree
2 46 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.75%) ISEB
5 10 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.50%) PMP
7 7 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.19%) APMP
10 3 (0.19%) GISP
10 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.12%) MCSD
11 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.062%) HNC
12 1 (0.062%) HND
12 1 (0.062%) MCSE
12 1 (0.062%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.12%) QA
2 18 (1.12%) SLA
3 14 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
5 6 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.31%) SDET
7 4 (0.25%) WCAG
8 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) SEPA
8 2 (0.12%) TARGET2
9 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.062%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.69%) Docker
3 5 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.12%) Varnish
4 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.12%) zsh
5 1 (0.062%) Firmware
5 1 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.062%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.062%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.062%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (0.94%) Puppet
2 14 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (0.87%) TeamSite
3 12 (0.75%) Ansible
4 6 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.25%) HP Fortify
5 4 (0.25%) OpenSSO
6 3 (0.19%) Consul
6 3 (0.19%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (0.19%) Packer
6 3 (0.19%) Terraform
7 2 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.12%) SafeCom
7 2 (0.12%) WMI
8 1 (0.062%) Kibana
8 1 (0.062%) Piwik
8 1 (0.062%) SCOM
8 1 (0.062%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 244 (15.24%) Sitecore
2 198 (12.37%) Adobe
3 119 (7.43%) Microsoft
4 96 (6.00%) ServiceNow
5 72 (4.50%) Google
6 46 (2.87%) Oracle
7 34 (2.12%) ATG
8 24 (1.50%) hybris
9 22 (1.37%) OpenText
9 22 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.19%) Apple
11 16 (1.00%) Xamarin
12 15 (0.94%) IBM
12 15 (0.94%) Splunk
13 14 (0.87%) SAP
13 14 (0.87%) Twitter
14 12 (0.75%) Avaya
14 12 (0.75%) HP
14 12 (0.75%) Zend
15 11 (0.69%) Atlassian
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £375 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Hiring People
Rate: £21,843 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £225 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £295 - £405 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £295 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday