Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 106 105
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1 -44
Contract jobs citing CMS 84 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.98% 1.66% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.79% 11.46% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 33
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -16.67% +6.67%
10th Percentile £353 £239 £300
90th Percentile £500 £430 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.70% +18.33% +162.81%
10th Percentile £33.33 £31.25 £27.50
90th Percentile £38.38 £37.75 £32.50
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £51.45
% change year-on-year +20.69% -43.63% +288.26%

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 609 576 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.38% 14.45% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 294 265
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £588 £548
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.04% -27.94%
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £21.29
% change year-on-year -15.79% -10.76% -5.38%

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 22 March 2019.

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 6 months to 22 March 2019. 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
Bracknell 0 26 £500 +36.99%
Maidenhead +9 10 £375 - 1
Wokingham +1 10 £400 +6.67%
Reading -16 9 £425 +25.93% 4
Ascot 0 1 - -
Newbury -5 1 £450 +28.57%
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.48%) Content Management
3 33 (39.29%) Java
4 26 (30.95%) HTML
4 26 (30.95%) Adobe
5 25 (29.76%) User Experience
6 23 (27.38%) JSR 170
7 21 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 21 (25.00%) Java 8
8 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 20 (23.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 18 (21.43%) Web Services
10 17 (20.24%) JSON
11 16 (19.05%) Maven
11 16 (19.05%) CSS
12 15 (17.86%) Oracle
12 15 (17.86%) IntelliJ
12 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
12 15 (17.86%) React
12 15 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (16.67%) SEO
13 14 (16.67%) FatWire
14 13 (15.48%) Marketing
14 13 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (14.29%) Amazon S3
15 12 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (14.29%) CloudFront
15 12 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache

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 20 (23.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.14%) Drupal
4 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.76%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.57%) Confluence
7 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.19%) JBoss
7 1 (1.19%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.19%) Kentico
7 1 (1.19%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.19%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.76%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle CRM
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 12 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 12 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 12 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
2 12 (14.29%) CloudFront
2 12 (14.29%) Serverless
3 4 (4.76%) Google Analytics
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.19%) G Suite
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) PaaS
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (9.52%) Jackrabbit
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.38%) MySQL
6 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 16 (19.05%) Maven
3 15 (17.86%) IntelliJ
4 9 (10.71%) PVCS
5 6 (7.14%) ProC
6 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.76%) JIRA
7 4 (4.76%) Subversion
8 2 (2.38%) Axure RP
8 2 (2.38%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.19%) Gitweb
9 1 (1.19%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 13 (15.48%) Marketing
3 6 (7.14%) Finance
4 5 (5.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.19%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Developer
2 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce Manager
2 8 (9.52%) Software Engineer
3 7 (8.33%) Analyst
3 7 (8.33%) Content Editor
4 3 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
4 3 (3.57%) Designer
4 3 (3.57%) Fortran Developer
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Developer
4 3 (3.57%) UX Designer
5 2 (2.38%) Digital Content Editor
5 2 (2.38%) Digital Editor
5 2 (2.38%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (2.38%) UI Designer
5 2 (2.38%) UI/UX Designer
5 2 (2.38%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) HTML
2 23 (27.38%) JSR 170
3 18 (21.43%) Web Services
4 17 (20.24%) JSON
5 16 (19.05%) CSS
6 15 (17.86%) React
7 12 (14.29%) XML
8 7 (8.33%) OSGi
9 6 (7.14%) Spring
10 5 (5.95%) .NET
10 5 (5.95%) Flash
11 4 (4.76%) STL
12 3 (3.57%) HTML5
12 3 (3.57%) jQuery
13 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
13 2 (2.38%) CSS3
13 2 (2.38%) REST
13 2 (2.38%) Sass
13 2 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) User Experience
2 7 (8.33%) Social Media
3 6 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.76%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) PMI
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) OpenVMS
2 7 (8.33%) Linux
3 5 (5.95%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.48%) Content Management
3 21 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 14 (16.67%) SEO
5 12 (14.29%) Coaching
6 10 (11.90%) Analytics
6 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.71%) B2C
7 9 (10.71%) Time Management
8 7 (8.33%) B2B
8 7 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (8.33%) CRM
8 7 (8.33%) DevOps
8 7 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (8.33%) Workflow
8 7 (8.33%) Workflow Development
9 6 (7.14%) Scrum
10 5 (5.95%) MVC
10 5 (5.95%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) Java
2 21 (25.00%) Java 8
3 10 (11.90%) SQL
4 9 (10.71%) C
5 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.14%) PHP
6 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.76%) C#
7 4 (4.76%) C++
7 4 (4.76%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 6 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Ansible
2 2 (2.38%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.19%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Adobe
2 15 (17.86%) Oracle
3 14 (16.67%) FatWire
4 5 (5.95%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.76%) Google
6 3 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (1.19%) Facebook
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.19%) Okta
7 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.19%) VMware