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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 71 63
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8  
Contract jobs citing CMS 28 53 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.53% 2.14% 2.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.69% 12.41% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 47
Median daily rate £450 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £11.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £13.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -39.53%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 262 427 464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.32% 17.20% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 254 258
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -61.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 30 March 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
Bracknell +7 8 £450 +80.00%
Reading +12 6 £288 +15.00% 1
Newbury - 3 £365 - 2
Slough +4 2 £450 +12.50%
Maidenhead -6 1 £400 +6.66% 1
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 36 (63.16%) Content Management
2 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) XML
3 25 (43.86%) HTML
4 24 (42.11%) CSS
5 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
5 23 (40.35%) JSON
6 21 (36.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 21 (36.84%) Sitecore
7 20 (35.09%) Java
7 20 (35.09%) Python
8 18 (31.58%) OO
8 18 (31.58%) HTTP
8 18 (31.58%) Project Management
8 18 (31.58%) BDD
9 17 (29.82%) REST
9 17 (29.82%) WebDriver
9 17 (29.82%) Bitbucket
9 17 (29.82%) Gradle
9 17 (29.82%) Groovy
9 17 (29.82%) Apache Ivy
9 17 (29.82%) OOP
9 17 (29.82%) Ant
9 17 (29.82%) Selenium
9 17 (29.82%) Ruby
9 17 (29.82%) TDD
9 17 (29.82%) Maven
9 17 (29.82%) JMeter
10 16 (28.07%) Scrum
10 16 (28.07%) eggPlant

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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 21 (36.84%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (12.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (8.77%) WordPress
4 3 (5.26%) Drupal
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Ant
1 17 (29.82%) Apache Ivy
1 17 (29.82%) Bitbucket
1 17 (29.82%) Gradle
1 17 (29.82%) JMeter
1 17 (29.82%) Maven
1 17 (29.82%) Selenium
1 17 (29.82%) WebDriver
2 16 (28.07%) eggPlant
3 5 (8.77%) Gatling
3 5 (8.77%) NeoLoad
4 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.51%) gulp
7 1 (1.75%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.75%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.75%) JIRA
7 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.75%) TestNG
General
1 9 (15.79%) Marketing
2 7 (12.28%) Publishing
3 6 (10.53%) Retail
4 5 (8.77%) Finance
5 2 (3.51%) Back Office
5 2 (3.51%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) Developer in Test
3 6 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (10.53%) Web Producer
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Content Manager
4 5 (8.77%) HTML Developer
4 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (8.77%) UI Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Web Manager
5 4 (7.02%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Web Content Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Web Content Producer
6 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) XML
2 25 (43.86%) HTML
3 24 (42.11%) CSS
4 23 (40.35%) JSON
5 17 (29.82%) REST
6 11 (19.30%) CSS3
6 11 (19.30%) HTML5
7 8 (14.04%) Web Services
8 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.77%) jQuery
8 5 (8.77%) React
9 4 (7.02%) .NET
10 3 (5.26%) YAML
11 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.51%) Angular 2
11 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (3.51%) OOCSS
11 2 (3.51%) RESTful
11 2 (3.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (21.05%) User Experience
3 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) CMDB
5 2 (3.51%) IPTV
5 2 (3.51%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.51%) W3C
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Content Management
2 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.58%) BDD
3 18 (31.58%) OO
3 18 (31.58%) Project Management
4 17 (29.82%) OOP
4 17 (29.82%) TDD
5 16 (28.07%) Scrum
6 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
7 13 (22.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 12 (21.05%) Visualisation
9 11 (19.30%) Manual Testing
9 11 (19.30%) Security Testing
10 7 (12.28%) SEO
11 6 (10.53%) Front End Development
11 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
11 6 (10.53%) Workflow
12 5 (8.77%) Service Management
12 5 (8.77%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
2 20 (35.09%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) Python
3 17 (29.82%) Groovy
3 17 (29.82%) Ruby
4 13 (22.81%) C++
5 8 (14.04%) SQL
6 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.26%) C#
6 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Docker
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) TeamSite
2 5 (8.77%) HP Fortify
3 3 (5.26%) Ansible
3 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Sitecore
2 16 (28.07%) Splunk
3 8 (14.04%) HP
4 7 (12.28%) Adobe
5 4 (7.02%) Twitter
6 3 (5.26%) BMC
6 3 (5.26%) CA
6 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.51%) FatWire
7 2 (3.51%) Google
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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