The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 30 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.

Content Management System (CMS)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 43 21
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22  
Contract jobs citing CMS 6 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.90% 0.96% 4.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.95% 8.00% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £525 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.04% +17.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £13.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -39.53%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 43 50 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 13.65% 11.96% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 39
Median daily rate £518 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.45% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £9.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.33% -70.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £9.00 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.10 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Cambridge over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for CMS.

1 5 (62.50%) Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Alfresco
4 2 (25.00%) Documentum
4 2 (25.00%) OAuth
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Kibana
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Kentico
5 1 (12.50%) NumPy
5 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (12.50%) scikit-learn
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Power BI
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (12.50%) Personalization
5 1 (12.50%) Content Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (12.50%) NoSQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (25.00%) Documentum
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal
3 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
3 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
3 1 (12.50%) Kentico
3 1 (12.50%) Sitefinity
3 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SDL Web 8
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Power BI
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Content Strategist
3 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Management Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) OAuth
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) NumPy
2 1 (12.50%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) ArchiMate
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Email Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) OpenText