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 27 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 73 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9  
Contract jobs citing CMS 42 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.73% 1.62% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.50% 10.46% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 9
Median daily rate £333 £325 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% -18.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year +0.86% -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 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 227 239 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.76% 15.45% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 155 140
Median daily rate £350 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £15.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -5.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +12 20 £315 +10.52% 4
Nottinghamshire +1 9 £350 -3.44% 1
Northamptonshire -4 2 £425 -15.00% 3
Derbyshire -17 1 £375 +30.43% 3
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for CMS.

1 24 (42.86%) HTML
2 23 (41.07%) CSS
3 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 22 (39.29%) .NET
4 20 (35.71%) C#
5 18 (32.14%) Content Management
5 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
6 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (28.57%) Sitecore
8 15 (26.79%) MVC
9 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (21.43%) jQuery
11 11 (19.64%) Oracle
11 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (19.64%) React
12 10 (17.86%) Front End Development
13 9 (16.07%) Java
13 9 (16.07%) Retail
13 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (14.29%) Drupal
14 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
15 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
15 7 (12.50%) Web Services
15 7 (12.50%) HTML5
15 7 (12.50%) Node.js
15 7 (12.50%) CSS3
16 6 (10.71%) SQL

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 16 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (14.29%) Drupal
3 5 (8.93%) Umbraco
4 4 (7.14%) CoreMedia CMS
4 4 (7.14%) Sitefinity
5 3 (5.36%) Liferay
6 2 (3.57%) Alfresco
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.57%) WordPress
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Confluence
7 1 (1.79%) IIS
7 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.79%) LiveLink
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) FTP
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MSTest
1 4 (7.14%) NUnit
1 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
2 3 (5.36%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 9 (16.07%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (19.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (19.64%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Team Leader
7 5 (8.93%) CMS Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (5.36%) .NET Designer
9 3 (5.36%) Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Designer
9 3 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Designer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) HTML
2 23 (41.07%) CSS
3 22 (39.29%) .NET
4 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
5 12 (21.43%) jQuery
6 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (19.64%) React
7 7 (12.50%) CSS3
7 7 (12.50%) HTML5
7 7 (12.50%) Node.js
7 7 (12.50%) Web Services
8 5 (8.93%) Ajax
8 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.93%) XML
9 4 (7.14%) .NET Core
9 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.14%) Entity Framework
9 4 (7.14%) Spring
9 4 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) User Experience
2 3 (5.36%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.36%) Social Media
2 3 (5.36%) VLE
3 2 (3.57%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Content Management
2 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) MVC
4 10 (17.86%) Front End Development
5 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.71%) Project Management
9 5 (8.93%) CRM
9 5 (8.93%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (8.93%) Web Development
10 4 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (7.14%) Migration
10 4 (7.14%) SOA
10 4 (7.14%) TDD
11 3 (5.36%) Information Security
11 3 (5.36%) Scrum
11 3 (5.36%) Service Management
11 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.36%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 20 (35.71%) C#
3 9 (16.07%) Java
4 6 (10.71%) SQL
5 3 (5.36%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.57%) Sitecore
3 11 (19.64%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) Blackboard
5 2 (3.57%) Google
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) OpenText
6 1 (1.79%) Adobe
6 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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