Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Content Management System (CMS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 117 102
Rank change year-on-year +38 -15 -34
Contract jobs citing CMS 102 53 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.35% 1.29% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.48% 8.67% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 38
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -4.11% +14.06%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £243
90th Percentile £500 £575 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +21.43% -9.68% +21.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.27% +129.31%
10th Percentile £30.25 £29.90 £25.75
90th Percentile £40.75 £38.90 £45.83
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% +12.73% +12.24%

CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 659 611 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.21% 14.86% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 333 354
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £304 £300 £255
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £448 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +8.67% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.27% -44.32% +37.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.10
90th Percentile £39.70 £37.75 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +40.26% -15.56% +28.57%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Berkshire

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Berkshire

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Berkshire

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Berkshire

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CMS in Berkshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 25 £425 +1.49% 5
Bracknell +11 21 £500 +51.52% 3
Maidenhead +6 12 - - 3
Newbury +6 10 - - 2
Wokingham -5 9 £425 -
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (39.22%) Content Management
3 37 (36.27%) HTML
4 30 (29.41%) CSS
5 29 (28.43%) User Experience
6 28 (27.45%) Java
7 21 (20.59%) XML
7 21 (20.59%) E-Commerce
7 21 (20.59%) Java 8
8 19 (18.63%) JavaScript
8 19 (18.63%) Adobe
8 19 (18.63%) JSR 170
9 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
10 17 (16.67%) SQL
10 17 (16.67%) Oracle
10 17 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 16 (15.69%) PVCS
11 16 (15.69%) C
11 16 (15.69%) OpenVMS
11 16 (15.69%) FatWire
11 16 (15.69%) JSON
11 16 (15.69%) Maven
12 15 (14.71%) Marketing
12 15 (14.71%) Telecoms
12 15 (14.71%) IntelliJ
12 15 (14.71%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (14.71%) React
13 14 (13.73%) Test Automation
13 14 (13.73%) jQuery
14 13 (12.75%) C#

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 17 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (14.71%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (8.82%) Drupal
4 8 (7.84%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.94%) Confluence
5 3 (2.94%) WordPress
6 2 (1.96%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.98%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.98%) JBoss
7 1 (0.98%) Kentico
7 1 (0.98%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (12.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 13 (12.75%) CloudFront
2 12 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (11.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 12 (11.76%) Amazon S3
2 12 (11.76%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
2 12 (11.76%) Serverless
3 3 (2.94%) GitHub
4 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) Intranet
2 1 (0.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.92%) Jackrabbit
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.69%) Maven
2 16 (15.69%) PVCS
3 15 (14.71%) IntelliJ
4 11 (10.78%) ProC
5 8 (7.84%) Fiddler
6 5 (4.90%) JIRA
7 4 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.92%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.94%) JMeter
8 3 (2.94%) Protractor
8 3 (2.94%) RSpec
8 3 (2.94%) Subversion
9 2 (1.96%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.98%) Gitweb
General
1 15 (14.71%) Marketing
1 15 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.92%) Publishing
4 3 (2.94%) Finance
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Billing
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (44.12%) Developer
2 10 (9.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (8.82%) Fortran Developer
4 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce Manager
4 8 (7.84%) Software Engineer
5 5 (4.90%) C Developer
5 5 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (4.90%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Developer
5 5 (4.90%) Umbraco Developer
6 4 (3.92%) C/C++ Developer
6 4 (3.92%) C++ Developer
6 4 (3.92%) Content Editor
6 4 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.92%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.92%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Java Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Telecoms Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.27%) HTML
2 30 (29.41%) CSS
3 21 (20.59%) XML
4 19 (18.63%) JSR 170
5 16 (15.69%) JSON
6 15 (14.71%) React
7 14 (13.73%) jQuery
8 13 (12.75%) Web Services
9 12 (11.76%) HTML5
9 12 (11.76%) STL
10 10 (9.80%) .NET
11 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET
11 8 (7.84%) CSS3
12 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (2.94%) OSGi
14 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
14 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (0.98%) Hibernate
14 1 (0.98%) REST
14 1 (0.98%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.43%) User Experience
2 9 (8.82%) Social Media
3 7 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.88%) PMI
5 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.69%) OpenVMS
2 6 (5.88%) Linux
3 5 (4.90%) CentOS
4 4 (3.92%) Unix
5 1 (0.98%) Windows
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (39.22%) Content Management
3 21 (20.59%) E-Commerce
4 14 (13.73%) Test Automation
5 13 (12.75%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 12 (11.76%) Coaching
6 12 (11.76%) SEO
7 11 (10.78%) Analytics
7 11 (10.78%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (9.80%) Front End Development
8 10 (9.80%) Web Design
9 9 (8.82%) CRM
9 9 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.84%) Campaign Management
10 8 (7.84%) Manual Testing
10 8 (7.84%) Mobile First
10 8 (7.84%) OO
10 8 (7.84%) Time Management
11 7 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (6.86%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.45%) Java
2 21 (20.59%) Java 8
3 19 (18.63%) JavaScript
4 17 (16.67%) SQL
5 16 (15.69%) C
6 13 (12.75%) C#
7 12 (11.76%) C++
7 12 (11.76%) Fortran
8 7 (6.86%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) Degree
1 6 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 6 (5.88%) PMP
2 5 (4.90%) Master's Degree
2 5 (4.90%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Ansible
2 2 (1.96%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.98%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 19 (18.63%) Adobe
2 17 (16.67%) Oracle
3 16 (15.69%) FatWire
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (0.98%) Nintex
6 1 (0.98%) Sitecore