The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 Wales / Cardiff
Rank 38 58 34
Rank change year-on-year +20 -24  
Contract jobs citing CMS 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.88% 0.48% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.11% 3.39% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £413 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -43.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £225 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £225 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cardiff with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 73 59 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 21.47% 14.08% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 35
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Cardiff

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Cardiff

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for CMS.

1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) CMS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Content Editor
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet Content Editor
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet Editor
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Sitecore Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft