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 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 78 81
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3  
Contract jobs citing CMS 13 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.86% 0.97% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.28% 7.44% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 12
Median daily rate £298 £220 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.22% -39.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £167 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £315 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 207 215 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.63% 13.04% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 128 137
Median daily rate £350 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 23
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +250.87% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in the East Midlands

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in the East Midlands

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +3 7 £298 -0.83% 6
Northamptonshire -2 3 £413 +87.50%
Nottinghamshire +2 2 - - 7
CMS
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for CMS.

1 14 (42.42%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Content Management
4 10 (30.30%) HTML
5 9 (27.27%) MVC
5 9 (27.27%) CSS
5 9 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (27.27%) Sitecore
6 8 (24.24%) Retail
6 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
6 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.21%) User Experience
7 7 (21.21%) Scrum
7 7 (21.21%) Marketing
8 6 (18.18%) Degree
9 5 (15.15%) Service Management
9 5 (15.15%) ITSM
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.15%) ITIL
9 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
9 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (12.12%) Social Media
10 4 (12.12%) Usability Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
10 4 (12.12%) jQuery
10 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.12%) SQL
10 4 (12.12%) Project Management

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 9 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) Extranet
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 8 (24.24%) Retail
2 7 (21.21%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
2 10 (30.30%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (30.30%) C# Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Sitecore Developer
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Designer
6 4 (12.12%) .NET Designer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Designer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Architect
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Content Editor
8 2 (6.06%) Copywriter
8 2 (6.06%) IT Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) HTML
3 9 (27.27%) CSS
4 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (12.12%) jQuery
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (9.09%) CSS3
6 3 (9.09%) HTML5
6 3 (9.09%) Web Services
7 2 (6.06%) Ajax
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (6.06%) J2EE
7 2 (6.06%) XML
8 1 (3.03%) FreeMarker
8 1 (3.03%) JSP
8 1 (3.03%) LINQ
8 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) User Experience
2 4 (12.12%) Social Media
3 3 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (9.09%) VLE
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.03%) iPad
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Content Management
3 9 (27.27%) MVC
4 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) ITSM
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
6 4 (12.12%) Front End Development
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Usability Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Copywriting
7 3 (9.09%) Information Security
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) MCSD
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Sitecore
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Blackboard
4 2 (6.06%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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