Period
to 20 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 96 83
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 -12
Contract jobs citing CMS 84 54 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.19% 1.48% 2.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.91% 10.31% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 33 49
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £211
90th Percentile £498 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £398 £375 £373
% change year-on-year +6.00% +0.67% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.50 - £12.00
10th Percentile £38.25 - £9.00
90th Percentile £44.75 - £15.33
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £25.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year +64.36% +94.23% -62.86%

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 528 524 825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.74% 14.34% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 256 477
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £406 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -1.52% +6.45%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £254
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.08% -4.00% -43.82%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.32
90th Percentile £56.23 £55.65 £49.52
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.47
% change year-on-year +14.29% -14.50% +10.64%

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 June 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
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 June 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 +18 31 £375 +25.00% 1
Bracknell +2 13 £365 -18.89%
Maidenhead -4 8 £400 +3.23% 3
Newbury -11 8 £350 +6.87% 2
Wokingham - 8 £425 - 1
Ascot - 1 £288 - 1
Windsor - 1 - - 1
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 33 (39.29%) HTML
2 32 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (34.52%) CSS
4 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 23 (27.38%) XML
6 21 (25.00%) SQL
7 18 (21.43%) Content Management
8 16 (19.05%) HTML5
9 14 (16.67%) WordPress
9 14 (16.67%) jQuery
9 14 (16.67%) User Experience
10 13 (15.48%) CSS3
10 13 (15.48%) Java
10 13 (15.48%) C
10 13 (15.48%) Oracle
10 13 (15.48%) PVCS
10 13 (15.48%) OpenVMS
11 12 (14.29%) Project Management
11 12 (14.29%) .NET
11 12 (14.29%) Front End Development
12 11 (13.10%) Analytics
12 11 (13.10%) Graphic Design
12 11 (13.10%) Marketing
12 11 (13.10%) Web Design
13 10 (11.90%) SEO
13 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
13 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
13 10 (11.90%) CRM
13 10 (11.90%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (11.90%) Sitecore

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 14 (16.67%) WordPress
2 10 (11.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (8.33%) Drupal
4 6 (7.14%) Kentico
5 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.38%) Apache
6 2 (2.38%) nginx
7 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.19%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (1.19%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SDL Web 8
1 1 (1.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) GitHub
4 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Office 365
4 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (1.19%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.19%) Power BI
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) PVCS
2 7 (8.33%) ProC
3 5 (5.95%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.57%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.38%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.38%) JIRA
6 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.19%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.19%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.19%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (13.10%) Marketing
2 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) French Language
4 1 (1.19%) German Language
4 1 (1.19%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (39.29%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 11 (13.10%) Digital Project Manager
3 11 (13.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (9.52%) Designer
5 7 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.95%) WordPress Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.76%) React Developer
9 3 (3.57%) .NET Project Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Fortran Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Graphic Designer
9 3 (3.57%) User Experience Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.29%) HTML
2 29 (34.52%) CSS
3 23 (27.38%) XML
4 16 (19.05%) HTML5
5 14 (16.67%) jQuery
6 13 (15.48%) CSS3
7 12 (14.29%) .NET
8 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
9 8 (9.52%) Node.js
9 8 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (9.52%) Web Services
10 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (8.33%) J2EE
10 7 (8.33%) STL
11 5 (5.95%) JSON
11 5 (5.95%) LESS
11 5 (5.95%) React
11 5 (5.95%) Sass
12 4 (4.76%) Flash
13 3 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) User Experience
2 11 (13.10%) Graphic Design
3 7 (8.33%) Social Media
4 5 (5.95%) CMDB
5 4 (4.76%) Animation
5 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.76%) Video Editing
6 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.57%) PMI
6 3 (3.57%) Taxonomies
7 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.19%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) OpenVMS
2 1 (1.19%) Unix
2 1 (1.19%) VMS
2 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) Content Management
3 12 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 12 (14.29%) Project Management
4 11 (13.10%) Analytics
4 11 (13.10%) Web Design
5 10 (11.90%) CRM
5 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
5 10 (11.90%) SEO
6 8 (9.52%) Wireframes
7 7 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (8.33%) SDLC
8 6 (7.14%) MVC
8 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.14%) Web Development
9 5 (5.95%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.95%) Scrum
9 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.95%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.00%) SQL
3 13 (15.48%) C
3 13 (15.48%) Java
4 8 (9.52%) C#
4 8 (9.52%) PHP
5 7 (8.33%) C++
6 6 (7.14%) Fortran
6 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.38%) ES6
7 2 (2.38%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.19%) DCL
8 1 (1.19%) F#
8 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.57%) PMP
3 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Oracle
2 10 (11.90%) Sitecore
3 7 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (7.14%) Capita
5 5 (5.95%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.76%) Adobe
6 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.57%) Google
8 2 (2.38%) Twitter