The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
South West / Bristol
Rank 61 66 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs citing CMS 9 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.09% 0.89% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.26% 6.90% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Median daily rate £250 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £207 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £13.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +178.84% -35.80%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 124 116 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.07% 12.85% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 88 97
Median daily rate £375 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +23.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMS in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Bristol

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Bristol over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Bristol

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Bristol

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for CMS.

1 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) PHP
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Web Development
5 6 (35.29%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) CSS3
6 5 (29.41%) User Experience
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Web Design
7 4 (23.53%) WordPress
7 4 (23.53%) Magento
7 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
8 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (17.65%) Sitecore
8 3 (17.65%) Drupal
8 3 (17.65%) Content Management
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) C#
9 2 (11.76%) MS Office

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (23.53%) WordPress
2 3 (17.65%) Drupal
2 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
4 1 (5.88%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) Fireworks
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
1 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (17.65%) CMS Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Content Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Magento Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Content Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) CSS3
4 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (11.76%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) D3.js
7 1 (5.88%) Meteor
7 1 (5.88%) Node.js
7 1 (5.88%) React
7 1 (5.88%) Symfony
7 1 (5.88%) WCF
7 1 (5.88%) WPF
7 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Web Development
2 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Content Management
3 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) SEO
5 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) MVVM
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
4 1 (5.88%) SOQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Sitecore
3 2 (11.76%) Adobe
3 2 (11.76%) Google
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