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 27 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 49
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13  
Contract jobs citing CMS 2 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.66% 2.23% 2.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% 13.56% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 9
Median daily rate - £431 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year +0.86% -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 Cambridge with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 34 59 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 11.30% 16.48% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 63
Median daily rate £356 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.03% +25.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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

CMS
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 27 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for CMS.

1 5 (62.50%) Content Management
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Content Management
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) OAuth
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Alfresco
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Documentum
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) OpenText
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (12.50%) TDD

CMS
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%) EPiServer
3 1 (12.50%) Kentico
3 1 (12.50%) Sitefinity
3 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudSearch
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
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 Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Content Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Content Strategist
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Management Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Web Content Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) OAuth
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Core
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Fluent NHibernate
3 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
3 1 (12.50%) OpenID
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) SAML
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Content Management
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Password Management
4 1 (12.50%) Personalization
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) OpenText