Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 101 103
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2 -18
Contract jobs citing CMS 86 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.21% 1.56% 1.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.28% 10.46% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 41
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -4.11% +21.67%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £278
90th Percentile £500 £575 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £363 £390
% change year-on-year +17.24% -7.05% +29.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +44.00% -15.97%
10th Percentile £30.25 £29.90 £12.25
90th Percentile £45.38 £38.90 £44.60
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £23.68
% change year-on-year - +47.80% -41.02%

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 563 593 771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.45% 14.89% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 318 412
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -1.79% +5.00%
10th Percentile £265 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +9.38% -0.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 38 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £12.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% +2.00% -26.47%
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.10 £12.05
90th Percentile £46.83 £38.45 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £19.32 £21.16
% change year-on-year +37.18% -8.69% +9.38%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +8 33 £425 -5.56% 5
Wokingham 0 13 £425 -
Maidenhead -1 12 £494 +53.10% 6
Newbury 0 10 - - 3
Bracknell 0 3 £500 +11.11%
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 37 (43.02%) HTML
2 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (34.88%) CSS
3 30 (34.88%) XML
4 27 (31.40%) JavaScript
5 25 (29.07%) Content Management
6 23 (26.74%) SQL
7 22 (25.58%) Oracle
7 22 (25.58%) PVCS
7 22 (25.58%) C
7 22 (25.58%) OpenVMS
8 20 (23.26%) jQuery
9 19 (22.09%) User Experience
10 18 (20.93%) HTML5
11 15 (17.44%) ProC
12 14 (16.28%) C++
12 14 (16.28%) STL
12 14 (16.28%) Marketing
13 13 (15.12%) Fortran
13 13 (15.12%) Front End Development
14 12 (13.95%) Analytics
14 12 (13.95%) C#
14 12 (13.95%) SEO
15 11 (12.79%) Java
15 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
15 11 (12.79%) .NET
15 11 (12.79%) Drupal
15 11 (12.79%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (12.79%) Test Automation
15 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database

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 11 (12.79%) Drupal
2 8 (9.30%) Umbraco
3 4 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (4.65%) WordPress
4 3 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.49%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.16%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.16%) Kentico
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 4 (4.65%) CloudFront
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (3.49%) GitHub
2 3 (3.49%) Serverless
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) PVCS
2 15 (17.44%) ProC
3 8 (9.30%) Fiddler
4 4 (4.65%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.49%) IntelliJ
5 3 (3.49%) JMeter
5 3 (3.49%) Maven
5 3 (3.49%) Protractor
5 3 (3.49%) RSpec
6 1 (1.16%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 14 (16.28%) Marketing
2 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.65%) Finance
4 4 (4.65%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Developer
2 13 (15.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (10.47%) Fortran Developer
3 9 (10.47%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Developer
4 8 (9.30%) PL/SQL Developer
5 5 (5.81%) C Developer
5 5 (5.81%) C++ Developer
5 5 (5.81%) Digital Project Manager
5 5 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.81%) Umbraco Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Administrator
6 4 (4.65%) C/C++ Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Telecoms Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (43.02%) HTML
2 30 (34.88%) CSS
2 30 (34.88%) XML
3 20 (23.26%) jQuery
4 18 (20.93%) HTML5
5 14 (16.28%) STL
6 11 (12.79%) .NET
7 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET
7 10 (11.63%) CSS3
8 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.65%) Node.js
10 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.49%) JSON
10 3 (3.49%) JSR 170
10 3 (3.49%) React
10 3 (3.49%) Web Services
11 2 (2.33%) LESS
11 2 (2.33%) Sass
11 2 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) User Experience
2 10 (11.63%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (11.63%) Social Media
3 8 (9.30%) PMI
4 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.81%) CMDB
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) OpenVMS
2 4 (4.65%) Unix
3 1 (1.16%) VMS
3 1 (1.16%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.07%) Content Management
3 13 (15.12%) Front End Development
4 12 (13.95%) Analytics
4 12 (13.95%) SEO
5 11 (12.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (12.79%) Test Automation
6 10 (11.63%) Campaign Management
6 10 (11.63%) CRM
6 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.47%) Matrix Organization
8 8 (9.30%) Manual Testing
8 8 (9.30%) Mobile First
8 8 (9.30%) OO
8 8 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (9.30%) SDLC
8 8 (9.30%) Web Design
9 7 (8.14%) MVC
9 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.40%) JavaScript
2 23 (26.74%) SQL
3 22 (25.58%) C
4 14 (16.28%) C++
5 13 (15.12%) Fortran
6 12 (13.95%) C#
7 11 (12.79%) Java
7 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.49%) Java 8
8 3 (3.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) DCL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) PMI Certification
1 8 (9.30%) PMP
2 6 (6.98%) Degree
3 5 (5.81%) Master's Degree
3 5 (5.81%) MBA
4 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (3.49%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.16%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) FatWire
3 5 (5.81%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.65%) Adobe
4 4 (4.65%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.16%) Nintex