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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 76 71
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing CMS 25 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.36% 1.85% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.80% 11.03% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 14
Median daily rate £350 £300 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +11.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £285 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year -12.17% -28.39%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 255 390 294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 13.88% 16.77% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 205 159
Median daily rate £368 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.90% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -62.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 5 £225 -
Reading +5 4 £470 +56.66% 3
Maidenhead -1 4 £375 +0.67%
Bracknell -2 4 £450 +55.84%
Newbury - 2 £315 -
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 30 (55.56%) Content Management
2 26 (48.15%) HTML
2 26 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 25 (46.30%) CSS
4 23 (42.59%) XML
5 19 (35.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 19 (35.19%) Sitecore
6 18 (33.33%) JSON
7 17 (31.48%) Python
7 17 (31.48%) Java
8 16 (29.63%) OO
9 15 (27.78%) HTTP
9 15 (27.78%) Project Management
9 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (27.78%) Test Automation
9 15 (27.78%) BDD
9 15 (27.78%) REST
10 14 (25.93%) Splunk
10 14 (25.93%) Bitbucket
10 14 (25.93%) WebDriver
10 14 (25.93%) HTML5
10 14 (25.93%) Gradle
10 14 (25.93%) Apache Ivy
10 14 (25.93%) eggPlant
10 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (25.93%) TDD
10 14 (25.93%) Maven
10 14 (25.93%) Ruby
10 14 (25.93%) Selenium
10 14 (25.93%) Groovy

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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 19 (35.19%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (9.26%) WordPress
3 3 (5.56%) Drupal
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) Kentico
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Ant
1 14 (25.93%) Apache Ivy
1 14 (25.93%) Bitbucket
1 14 (25.93%) eggPlant
1 14 (25.93%) Gradle
1 14 (25.93%) JMeter
1 14 (25.93%) Maven
1 14 (25.93%) Selenium
1 14 (25.93%) WebDriver
2 9 (16.67%) Gatling
2 9 (16.67%) NeoLoad
3 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.85%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.11%) Retail
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 6 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Website Developer
5 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Content Manager
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) HTML
2 25 (46.30%) CSS
3 23 (42.59%) XML
4 18 (33.33%) JSON
5 15 (27.78%) REST
6 14 (25.93%) HTML5
7 12 (22.22%) Web Services
8 11 (20.37%) CSS3
9 9 (16.67%) React
10 7 (12.96%) .NET
11 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.26%) jQuery
12 3 (5.56%) YAML
13 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
14 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
14 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
14 1 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.37%) User Experience
3 3 (5.56%) CMDB
4 2 (3.70%) W3C
5 1 (1.85%) IPTV
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Content Management
2 16 (29.63%) OO
3 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.78%) BDD
3 15 (27.78%) Project Management
3 15 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 14 (25.93%) OOP
4 14 (25.93%) TDD
5 11 (20.37%) Web Design
6 9 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 9 (16.67%) SEO
6 9 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 8 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (14.81%) Scrum
7 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (9.26%) ITIL
9 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 17 (31.48%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) Python
3 14 (25.93%) Groovy
3 14 (25.93%) Ruby
4 8 (14.81%) SQL
5 6 (11.11%) C++
6 5 (9.26%) C#
7 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) HP Fortify
2 3 (5.56%) Ansible
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Sitecore
2 14 (25.93%) Splunk
3 12 (22.22%) HP
4 5 (9.26%) FatWire
5 4 (7.41%) Demandware
5 4 (7.41%) Twitter
6 3 (5.56%) BMC
6 3 (5.56%) CA
6 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.70%) Google
7 2 (3.70%) Huawei
8 1 (1.85%) Adobe
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft