Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 104 86
Rank change year-on-year -6 -18 +6
Contract jobs citing CMS 54 65 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.31% 1.51% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.84% 9.31% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 59
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £190
90th Percentile £575 £475 £493
South East median daily rate £365 £389 £300
% change year-on-year -6.11% +29.58% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £33.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.27% +129.31% -23.68%
10th Percentile £29.90 £25.75 £11.32
90th Percentile £38.90 £45.83 £41.05
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -23.61% +125.00%

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 611 698 747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.84% 16.24% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 358 426
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £256 £225
90th Percentile £575 £579 £538
South East median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 17
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.31 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.28% +10.36% -
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.93 £13.50
90th Percentile £38.00 £55.65 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.04% +21.62% +13.57%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 17 £450 +38.46% 2
Maidenhead 0 12 £323 -31.38% 1
Bracknell -2 4 £450 +56.52%
Slough +6 3 £325 -18.75%
Wokingham +9 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £350 - 4
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 23 (42.59%) HTML
1 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Content Management
3 18 (33.33%) CSS
4 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 15 (27.78%) E-Commerce
5 15 (27.78%) Project Management
6 13 (24.07%) CRM
6 13 (24.07%) Analytics
7 12 (22.22%) Marketing
8 11 (20.37%) PHP
8 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
9 10 (18.52%) Web Services
9 10 (18.52%) JIRA
9 10 (18.52%) Social Media
9 10 (18.52%) jQuery
9 10 (18.52%) User Experience
10 9 (16.67%) Docker
10 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 9 (16.67%) XML
10 9 (16.67%) OO
11 8 (14.81%) SEO
11 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
11 8 (14.81%) Java
11 8 (14.81%) Degree
11 8 (14.81%) Scrum
11 8 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (12.96%) WordPress
12 7 (12.96%) JSON
12 7 (12.96%) Predictive Modelling

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 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.96%) WordPress
3 6 (11.11%) MS Project Server
4 5 (9.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (7.41%) Confluence
6 3 (5.56%) Apache
6 3 (5.56%) nginx
7 2 (3.70%) Drupal
7 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
7 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.85%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) XMetaL
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) FTP
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) SMTP
2 1 (1.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.70%) Ant
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (3.70%) eggPlant
3 2 (3.70%) Gatling
3 2 (3.70%) Gradle
3 2 (3.70%) JMeter
3 2 (3.70%) Maven
3 2 (3.70%) NeoLoad
3 2 (3.70%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.70%) Selenium
3 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.85%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.85%) Grunt
4 1 (1.85%) gulp
General
1 12 (22.22%) Marketing
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.70%) Publishing
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Digital Architect
4 5 (9.26%) WordPress Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Designer
5 3 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 3 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Web Manager
6 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Author
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Author
6 2 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) HTML
2 18 (33.33%) CSS
3 10 (18.52%) jQuery
3 10 (18.52%) Web Services
4 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 9 (16.67%) XML
5 7 (12.96%) CSS3
5 7 (12.96%) JSON
6 6 (11.11%) HTML5
6 6 (11.11%) LAMP
7 5 (9.26%) .NET
7 5 (9.26%) Ajax
7 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.41%) REST
9 3 (5.56%) React
9 3 (5.56%) RESTful
9 3 (5.56%) Sass
9 3 (5.56%) XHTML
10 2 (3.70%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Social Media
1 10 (18.52%) User Experience
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.26%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Animation
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) FMCG
5 1 (1.85%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.85%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Content Management
3 15 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 15 (27.78%) Project Management
4 13 (24.07%) Analytics
4 13 (24.07%) CRM
5 9 (16.67%) OO
6 8 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (14.81%) Scrum
6 8 (14.81%) SEO
7 7 (12.96%) Asset Management
7 7 (12.96%) Business Analytics
7 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (12.96%) Digital Analytics
7 7 (12.96%) Front End Development
7 7 (12.96%) Predictive Modelling
7 7 (12.96%) SDLC
7 7 (12.96%) Web Development
8 6 (11.11%) Global Marketing
8 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.37%) PHP
3 8 (14.81%) Java
4 4 (7.41%) C#
4 4 (7.41%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) PHP 7
6 2 (3.70%) Groovy
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
6 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) PMI Certification
2 7 (12.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) GDPR
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Adobe
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Sitecore
4 4 (7.41%) FatWire
4 4 (7.41%) Google
5 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.56%) Huawei
6 2 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) Remedy
6 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.70%) Splunk
6 2 (3.70%) Twitter
6 2 (3.70%) Zend