Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 104 68
Rank change year-on-year +4 -36 +6
Contract jobs citing CMS 68 57 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.69% 1.48% 2.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.91% 9.93% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 49
Berkshire median daily rate £353 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.88% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £258 £277 £193
90th Percentile £466 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Berkshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £11.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +161.84% -58.71%
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £12.83
% change year-on-year -10.00% +133.83% -41.68%

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 571 574 784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.17% 14.94% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 255 460
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.96%
10th Percentile £258 £255 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 29
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.25 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.42% -17.24% -34.09%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £20.00 £55.65 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £19.81 £17.77
% change year-on-year -4.10% +11.49% -2.63%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +2 21 £350 +16.67% 7
Bracknell -3 15 £365 -18.89% 1
Newbury -13 10 £350 +1.08% 2
Maidenhead +2 6 £400 +3.23% 4
Ascot - 1 £288 - 1
Windsor - 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £375 - 1
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 28 (41.18%) HTML
2 27 (39.71%) CSS
2 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 18 (26.47%) Content Management
4 17 (25.00%) WordPress
5 15 (22.06%) User Experience
6 13 (19.12%) Project Management
7 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 12 (17.65%) HTML5
7 12 (17.65%) CSS3
8 11 (16.18%) .NET
8 11 (16.18%) Graphic Design
9 10 (14.71%) jQuery
9 10 (14.71%) Web Design
9 10 (14.71%) SQL
9 10 (14.71%) Front End Development
10 9 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (13.24%) PHP
10 9 (13.24%) Java
10 9 (13.24%) C#
10 9 (13.24%) Web Services
10 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
10 9 (13.24%) CRM
10 9 (13.24%) SEO
10 9 (13.24%) Web Development
11 8 (11.76%) XML
11 8 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (11.76%) Analytics
11 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API

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 17 (25.00%) WordPress
2 7 (10.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (7.35%) Kentico
4 4 (5.88%) Drupal
5 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.94%) Apache
6 2 (2.94%) nginx
6 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.94%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.47%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) GitHub
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) FTP
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) SMTP
2 2 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Big Data
2 2 (2.94%) FileMaker
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Power BI
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.82%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.94%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.94%) Grunt
3 2 (2.94%) gulp
3 2 (2.94%) JIRA
3 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.47%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.47%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.47%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.47%) PVCS
General
1 7 (10.29%) Marketing
1 7 (10.29%) Retail
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) French Language
4 1 (1.47%) German Language
4 1 (1.47%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.24%) Digital Project Manager
3 9 (13.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (11.76%) Designer
4 8 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 5 (7.35%) WordPress Developer
6 4 (5.88%) .NET Project Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.88%) React Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Artworker
7 3 (4.41%) Graphic Designer
7 3 (4.41%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Web Designer
8 2 (2.94%) Digital Artworker
8 2 (2.94%) Digital Designer
8 2 (2.94%) Product Owner
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Product Owner
8 2 (2.94%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.18%) HTML
2 27 (39.71%) CSS
3 12 (17.65%) CSS3
3 12 (17.65%) HTML5
4 11 (16.18%) .NET
5 10 (14.71%) jQuery
6 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
6 9 (13.24%) Web Services
7 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (11.76%) XML
8 7 (10.29%) J2EE
9 6 (8.82%) JSON
9 6 (8.82%) Sass
9 6 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (7.35%) React
11 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.88%) Flash
11 4 (5.88%) LAMP
11 4 (5.88%) LESS
11 4 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) User Experience
2 11 (16.18%) Graphic Design
3 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.88%) Animation
4 4 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.88%) Social Media
4 4 (5.88%) Video Editing
5 2 (2.94%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) OpenVMS
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) Content Management
3 13 (19.12%) Project Management
4 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 10 (14.71%) Front End Development
5 10 (14.71%) Web Design
6 9 (13.24%) CRM
6 9 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (13.24%) SEO
6 9 (13.24%) Web Development
7 8 (11.76%) Analytics
8 7 (10.29%) Wireframes
9 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.82%) Scrum
9 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.82%) Web Analytics
10 5 (7.35%) Decision-Making
10 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
10 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.88%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.71%) SQL
3 9 (13.24%) C#
3 9 (13.24%) Java
3 9 (13.24%) PHP
4 2 (2.94%) ES6
4 2 (2.94%) PHP 7
5 1 (1.47%) C
5 1 (1.47%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) F#
5 1 (1.47%) Fortran
5 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) GDPR
1 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.47%) QA
1 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (10.29%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.88%) Adobe
3 4 (5.88%) Google
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.41%) Capita
4 3 (4.41%) Twitter
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle