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 25 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)
London / Croydon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 39 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15  
Contract jobs citing CMS 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.03% 1.24% 3.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.90% 5.56% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £450 £410 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +57.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year -12.17% -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 Croydon with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 69 54 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 35.38% 22.31% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 37
Median daily rate £494 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.69% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £506 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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

CMS
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 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 25 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 Croydon region with a requirement for CMS.

1 6 (37.50%) CRM
1 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
1 6 (37.50%) IVR
1 6 (37.50%) Avaya
1 6 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (37.50%) MPLS
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Content Management
1 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (37.50%) F5
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 6 (37.50%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (31.25%) User Experience
3 4 (25.00%) Microservices
3 4 (25.00%) GitHub
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) RSpec
3 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (25.00%) Kanban
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 4 (25.00%) Photoshop

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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:

Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
2 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (25.00%) RSpec
2 2 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) Protractor
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Avaya Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer in Test
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Content Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 6 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (37.50%) IVR
2 5 (31.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Content Management
1 6 (37.50%) CRM
2 4 (25.00%) Kanban
2 4 (25.00%) Microservices
2 4 (25.00%) TDD
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (18.75%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) SDET
3 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Avaya
1 6 (37.50%) F5
1 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
1 6 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (37.50%) VMware