Period
to 28 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 November 2020 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 of England
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 126 157
Rank change year-on-year +45 +31 -10
Contract jobs citing CMS 10 49 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.77% 1.28% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.49% 7.84% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 31 38
Median daily rate £460 £425 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +31.38% -0.46%
10th Percentile £347 £219 £148
90th Percentile £498 £475 £457
England median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -37.50%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.68 £30.69
% change year-on-year +36.29% -16.31% -12.33%

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 of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 182 625 953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.94% 16.27% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 398 540
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £260 £275
90th Percentile £686 £608 £588
England median daily rate £465 £450 £470
% change year-on-year +3.33% -4.26% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 23
Median hourly rate £22.41 £19.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.47% -40.15% -9.59%
10th Percentile £13.04 £13.50 £16.90
90th Percentile £34.98 £57.73 £46.95
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.51 £22.00
% change year-on-year +70.65% -6.77% +10.00%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the East of England

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for CMS in the East of England

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CMS in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CMS in the East of England

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for CMS in the East of England

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 28 November 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +29 4 £460 +2.22% 3
Cambridgeshire +45 3 £400 -5.88% 2
Essex +5 3 - -
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, 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 of England region with a requirement for CMS.

1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) hybris
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (30.00%) Content Management
2 3 (30.00%) B2B
2 3 (30.00%) B2C
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) Publishing
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) SEO
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Jadu

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (20.00%) Jadu
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (10.00%) REST Assured
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Content Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Content Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Ada Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) RESTEasy
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) B2B
2 3 (30.00%) B2C
2 3 (30.00%) Content Management
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Inventory Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) QMS
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) SEO
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Ada
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) hybris
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Xerox