Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 6 months to 9 December 2021 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 65 104
Rank change year-on-year -33 +39 +25
Contract jobs citing CMS 10 5 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.64% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.81% 6.41% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
10th Percentile £395 £171 £240
25th Percentile £470 £202 £312
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £294 £438
Median % change year-on-year +65.11% -32.86% +22.81%
75th Percentile £508 £375 £497
90th Percentile £584 " £529
England median daily rate £498 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +21.34% -3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £24.13 £27.84
% change year-on-year +24.35% -13.34% -9.27%

CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 172 78 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.96% 10.63% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 44 151
10th Percentile £205 £168 £200
25th Percentile £300 £285 £331
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -
75th Percentile £516 £421 £475
90th Percentile £550 £518 £544
England median daily rate £520 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +11.23% +3.89% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 12
10th Percentile " £13.03 £10.45
25th Percentile £20.00 £14.19 £11.61
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.25 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year +29.23% +13.80% +14.24%
75th Percentile £22.00 £18.19 £14.79
90th Percentile " £19.28 £16.90
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year -13.13% +33.78% -7.50%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the East Midlands

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMS in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for CMS in the East Midlands

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CMS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CMS in the East Midlands

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMS in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for CMS in the East Midlands

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 9 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -21 6 £485 - 3
Derbyshire -8 2 £350 +133.33% 1
Leicestershire -18 1 - - 2
Northamptonshire - 1 £588 - 2
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for CMS.

1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) Headless CMS
3 5 (50.00%) Accessibility
3 5 (50.00%) Vue.js
3 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 5 (50.00%) Sass
3 5 (50.00%) WCAG
3 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) Web Design
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) React
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Node.js
5 2 (20.00%) Magnolia
5 2 (20.00%) Progressive Web App
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) iPad
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) Umbraco

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (60.00%) Headless CMS
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Magnolia
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) React Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) CMS Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) Sass
2 5 (50.00%) Vue.js
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) React
4 2 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Jest
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Next.js
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Progressive Web App
4 1 (10.00%) B2C
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) ES6
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) Accessibility
1 5 (50.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore