The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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)
London / Croydon
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 30 24
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6  
Contract jobs citing CMS 13 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.88% 2.94% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.23% 16.00% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Median daily rate £250 £375 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +44.23%  
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 £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 Croydon with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 43 50 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 26.06% 18.38% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 22
Median daily rate £403 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £477 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Croydon

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Croydon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Croydon

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 Croydon region with a requirement for CMS.

1 13 (54.17%) Content Management
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) MS Visio
3 6 (25.00%) Avaya
3 6 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (25.00%) MPLS
3 6 (25.00%) CRM
3 6 (25.00%) IVR
3 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) F5
3 6 (25.00%) User Experience
3 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (20.83%) EPiServer
4 5 (20.83%) HTML
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 5 (20.83%) MySQL
4 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Kanban

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 (20.83%) EPiServer
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Visio
2 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
1 6 (25.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.33%) RSpec
General
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Avaya Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Content Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Test Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer in Test
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) UX Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (25.00%) IVR
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Content Management
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.67%) Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) Kanban
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Microservices
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 1 (4.17%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
1 5 (20.83%) PHP
2 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
1 2 (8.33%) SDET
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Avaya
2 6 (25.00%) F5
2 6 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) Autodesk
4 1 (4.17%) Cadence
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Snow