Period
to 8 July 2020

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 8 July 2020 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
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 112 89
Rank change year-on-year +32 -23 +14
Contract jobs citing CMS 22 64 88
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.26% 1.49% 2.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.52% 11.39% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 56
Median daily rate £425 £418 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +9.87% -0.33%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £263
90th Percentile £505 £481 £534
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £29.33 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.96% +15.32%
South East median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year +10.66% -14.69% +23.28%

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 191 562 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.98% 13.05% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 261 300
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £312 £258 £228
90th Percentile £651 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 45 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.33% -36.84% +58.33%
10th Percentile £19.50 £12.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £30.90 £47.69 £54.00
Median hourly rate £19.31 £16.00 £22.10
% change year-on-year +20.69% -27.59% +26.27%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Berkshire

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMS in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for CMS in Berkshire

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CMS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CMS in Berkshire

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMS in Berkshire.

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 8 July 2020. 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
Bracknell +45 9 £388 -
Reading +34 5 £425 +1.80%
Slough +24 5 £425 - 1
Newbury +9 2 - -
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) Web Services
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) Service Management
4 5 (22.73%) Adobe
4 5 (22.73%) Umbraco
4 5 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (22.73%) Sitecore
4 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 5 (22.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (22.73%) User Experience
5 4 (18.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (18.18%) GCP
5 4 (18.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
5 4 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (18.18%) Serverless
5 4 (18.18%) Java 8
5 4 (18.18%) Headless CMS
5 4 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (18.18%) Amazon S3
5 4 (18.18%) AWS
5 4 (18.18%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (18.18%) CloudFront
5 4 (18.18%) Maven

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 5 (22.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (22.73%) Umbraco
2 4 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (18.18%) Headless CMS
3 2 (9.09%) Kentico
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.55%) Drupal
4 1 (4.55%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Shopify
2 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon S3
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (18.18%) AWS
1 4 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (18.18%) CloudFront
1 4 (18.18%) GCP
1 4 (18.18%) Serverless
2 3 (13.64%) Firebase
2 3 (13.64%) Google App Maker
3 1 (4.55%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) 2G
2 1 (4.55%) 3G
2 1 (4.55%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (13.64%) BigQuery
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) IntelliJ
2 4 (18.18%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Gradle
4 1 (4.55%) CircleCI
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Mocha
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) CSS
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) CSS3
3 3 (13.64%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) React
3 3 (13.64%) REST
3 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) JSR 170
4 2 (9.09%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) Chai
5 1 (4.55%) Jest
5 1 (4.55%) Node.js
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.55%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) CMDB
2 2 (9.09%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) CRM
3 5 (22.73%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) eTOM
5 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Open Source
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Ticket Management
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Content Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) ITSM
6 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) Java 8
3 3 (13.64%) Google Apps Script
4 1 (4.55%) ES6
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Adobe
1 5 (22.73%) Sitecore
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Google
2 3 (13.64%) Huawei
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Remedy
3 2 (9.09%) Snow
4 1 (4.55%) hybris