Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 123 118
Rank change year-on-year -16 -5 -49
Contract jobs citing CMS 54 76 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.14% 1.61% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.98% 8.71% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 55 60
East of England median daily rate £338 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.59% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £173 £243 £279
90th Percentile £519 £571 £539
England median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
East of England median hourly rate £13.68 £33.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.55% +266.67% -77.50%
England median hourly rate £24.04 £29.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year -18.51% +52.12% -41.68%

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 774 873 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.37% 18.55% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 526 471
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £240 £231 £205
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 23 38
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.59% -9.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £41.18
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.97 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% -0.15% +5.26%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in the East of England

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in the East of England

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor 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 22 July 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire +3 18 £300 -14.29% 4
Hertfordshire -11 17 £450 +5.88% 9
Bedfordshire -1 13 £294 -45.09% 1
Essex -4 4 £450 +58.52% 3
Norfolk +10 1 £450 +5.57% 6
Suffolk -11 1 £140 -63.87% 2
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 34 (62.96%) Content Management
2 21 (38.89%) HTML
3 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.93%) CSS
4 14 (25.93%) Retail
5 12 (22.22%) Web Development
6 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 10 (18.52%) Finance
7 9 (16.67%) EPoS
7 9 (16.67%) SAP
7 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (16.67%) SaaS
7 9 (16.67%) HTML5
7 9 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.81%) XML
8 8 (14.81%) Java
9 7 (12.96%) PHP
9 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
9 7 (12.96%) Eclipse
9 7 (12.96%) CSS3
9 7 (12.96%) WordPress
9 7 (12.96%) Data Architecture
10 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
10 6 (11.11%) Symfony
10 6 (11.11%) Multimedia
10 6 (11.11%) MVC
10 6 (11.11%) Adobe
10 6 (11.11%) OO

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 7 (12.96%) WordPress
2 5 (9.26%) Apache
2 5 (9.26%) Drupal
3 3 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Magento
1 3 (5.56%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) SaaS
2 3 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.85%) Asana
4 1 (1.85%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) DB2
3 1 (1.85%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Eclipse
2 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.56%) Maven
4 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Ant
5 1 (1.85%) CocoaPods
5 1 (1.85%) gulp
5 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Log4j
5 1 (1.85%) Mockito
5 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 14 (25.93%) Retail
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
3 6 (11.11%) Multimedia
4 4 (7.41%) Electronics
4 4 (7.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Author
5 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Technical Author
6 4 (7.41%) Applications Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (5.56%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 2 (3.70%) CMS Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Designer
8 2 (3.70%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Tridion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) HTML
2 14 (25.93%) CSS
3 9 (16.67%) HTML5
4 8 (14.81%) XML
5 7 (12.96%) CSS3
6 6 (11.11%) Symfony
6 6 (11.11%) Web Services
7 5 (9.26%) jQuery
8 4 (7.41%) .NET
8 4 (7.41%) Ajax
8 4 (7.41%) J2EE
8 4 (7.41%) LAMP
9 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.56%) JSON
9 3 (5.56%) JSP
9 3 (5.56%) REST
9 3 (5.56%) Servlets
9 3 (5.56%) SOAP
9 3 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) EPoS
2 6 (11.11%) User Experience
3 5 (9.26%) Vector Graphics
4 3 (5.56%) CMDB
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.70%) Social Media
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.85%) Animation
6 1 (1.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) FMCG
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.85%) Verilog
6 1 (1.85%) VHDL
6 1 (1.85%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Mac OS
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) HPUX
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Content Management
2 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.22%) Web Development
4 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
6 7 (12.96%) Data Architecture
6 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.11%) MVC
7 6 (11.11%) OO
8 5 (9.26%) Analytics
9 4 (7.41%) API Integration
9 4 (7.41%) B2C
9 4 (7.41%) Computer Architecture
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.41%) Microservices
9 4 (7.41%) SEO
9 4 (7.41%) Typography
9 4 (7.41%) Web Design
10 3 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.81%) Java
3 7 (12.96%) PHP
4 5 (9.26%) SQL
5 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.85%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.85%) MCP
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (5.56%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) SAP
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) Adobe
4 5 (9.26%) Google
4 5 (9.26%) hybris
5 3 (5.56%) Altiris
5 3 (5.56%) Apple
5 3 (5.56%) Symantec
6 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.85%) ATG
7 1 (1.85%) Blue Martini
7 1 (1.85%) BT
7 1 (1.85%) CommVault
7 1 (1.85%) Demandware
7 1 (1.85%) Elastic Path
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) Maxymiser
7 1 (1.85%) Omniture
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle
7 1 (1.85%) Twitter