Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 109 102
Rank change year-on-year +28 -7 -31
Contract jobs citing CMS 96 50 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.44% 1.31% 1.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.11% 9.43% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 30 44
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +12.31% +6.12%
10th Percentile £301 £261 £210
90th Percentile £523 £576 £479
South East median daily rate £418 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +19.29% -6.67% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.50 £33.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +179.17% -54.29%
10th Percentile £30.25 £29.95 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.38 £37.45 £15.33
South East median hourly rate £34.50 £29.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +18.97% +49.22% -44.47%

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 561 530 848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.24% 13.89% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 281 476
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £271
90th Percentile £575 £575 £566
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% - -19.35%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.63 £48.00 £14.75
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year +27.70% -9.96% -2.83%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +12 35 £388 -13.89% 5
Maidenhead 0 15 £400 +23.08% 3
Wokingham - 12 £425 - 1
Newbury -3 10 £338 +7.14% 2
Bracknell +3 6 £299 -37.11% 1
Ascot - 1 £288 -
Windsor - 1 - -
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (36.46%) HTML
2 31 (32.29%) CSS
3 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 29 (30.21%) XML
5 28 (29.17%) SQL
6 25 (26.04%) Content Management
7 21 (21.88%) Oracle
7 21 (21.88%) C
7 21 (21.88%) PVCS
7 21 (21.88%) OpenVMS
8 20 (20.83%) HTML5
9 18 (18.75%) jQuery
10 17 (17.71%) Front End Development
10 17 (17.71%) SEO
11 16 (16.67%) CRM
12 15 (15.63%) ProC
12 15 (15.63%) User Experience
13 14 (14.58%) Analytics
13 14 (14.58%) CSS3
13 14 (14.58%) E-Commerce
13 14 (14.58%) .NET
14 13 (13.54%) C++
14 13 (13.54%) STL
14 13 (13.54%) WordPress
14 13 (13.54%) Marketing
15 12 (12.50%) Drupal
15 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
15 12 (12.50%) C#
15 12 (12.50%) Fortran

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 13 (13.54%) WordPress
2 12 (12.50%) Drupal
3 11 (11.46%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.17%) Kentico
5 3 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.13%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.08%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.04%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.04%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.13%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.04%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Shopify
2 1 (1.04%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) GitHub
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.13%) Big Data
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.04%) Power BI
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (21.88%) PVCS
2 15 (15.63%) ProC
3 7 (7.29%) Fiddler
4 5 (5.21%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (4.17%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (3.13%) Axure RP
6 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.13%) JMeter
6 3 (3.13%) Protractor
6 3 (3.13%) RSpec
7 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.04%) JIRA
8 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (13.54%) Marketing
2 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (5.21%) Finance
5 3 (3.13%) Publishing
5 3 (3.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (48.96%) Developer
2 17 (17.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.46%) Digital Project Manager
5 9 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (9.38%) SQL Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Fortran Developer
6 8 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
7 6 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Architect
8 5 (5.21%) C Developer
8 5 (5.21%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Designer
9 4 (4.17%) Administrator
9 4 (4.17%) C/C++ Developer
9 4 (4.17%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.13%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Telecoms Developer
10 3 (3.13%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.46%) HTML
2 31 (32.29%) CSS
3 29 (30.21%) XML
4 20 (20.83%) HTML5
5 18 (18.75%) jQuery
6 14 (14.58%) .NET
6 14 (14.58%) CSS3
7 13 (13.54%) STL
8 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (6.25%) Node.js
10 6 (6.25%) Web Services
11 5 (5.21%) LESS
11 5 (5.21%) Sass
11 5 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (4.17%) Flash
13 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
13 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (2.08%) React
14 2 (2.08%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) User Experience
2 10 (10.42%) Social Media
3 8 (8.33%) Graphic Design
3 8 (8.33%) PMI
4 7 (7.29%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.21%) CMDB
7 3 (3.13%) Taxonomies
8 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.04%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) OpenVMS
2 4 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.04%) VMS
3 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.04%) Content Management
3 17 (17.71%) Front End Development
3 17 (17.71%) SEO
4 16 (16.67%) CRM
5 14 (14.58%) Analytics
5 14 (14.58%) E-Commerce
6 12 (12.50%) Web Design
7 11 (11.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (11.46%) SDLC
8 10 (10.42%) Campaign Management
8 10 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (10.42%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.38%) Manual Testing
9 9 (9.38%) Matrix Organization
9 9 (9.38%) Project Management
10 7 (7.29%) Mobile First
10 7 (7.29%) OO
10 7 (7.29%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 28 (29.17%) SQL
3 21 (21.88%) C
4 13 (13.54%) C++
5 12 (12.50%) C#
5 12 (12.50%) Fortran
6 11 (11.46%) PL/SQL
7 9 (9.38%) Java
8 8 (8.33%) PHP
9 2 (2.08%) ES6
10 1 (1.04%) DCL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 8 (8.33%) PMP
2 6 (6.25%) Degree
3 5 (5.21%) Master's Degree
3 5 (5.21%) MBA
4 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.04%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 21 (21.88%) Oracle
2 11 (11.46%) Sitecore
3 9 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (6.25%) Capita
5 5 (5.21%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe
7 1 (1.04%) Google