Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 152 144
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 -51
Contract jobs citing CMS 53 62 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.06% 1.21% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.73% 6.77% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 34
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.18% -26.67%
10th Percentile £152 £203 £225
90th Percentile £490 £548 £432
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +24.03% -2.27%
10th Percentile £22.50 £37.20 £28.38
90th Percentile £27.50 £42.70 £37.13
England median hourly rate £32.69 £35.00 £22.78
% change year-on-year -6.61% +53.68% -5.10%

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 925 916 761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.43% 17.90% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 520 459
East of England median daily rate £448 £434 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% +11.94% +3.33%
10th Percentile £274 £250 £224
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 29
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £36.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.59% +15.87% +6.78%
10th Percentile £16.90 £13.25 £10.60
90th Percentile £46.95 £45.50 £41.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +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 18 November 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 18 November 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
Hertfordshire -2 17 £175 -52.54% 6
Cambridgeshire +13 16 £300 -14.29% 3
Bedfordshire +18 11 £363 -33.18% 1
Suffolk -7 5 £325 +30.00%
Essex -28 3 £348 +22.47% 6
Norfolk - 1 £325 - 4
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 29 (54.72%) Content Management
2 28 (52.83%) HTML
3 18 (33.96%) CSS
4 17 (32.08%) Web Development
5 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
6 13 (24.53%) WordPress
7 12 (22.64%) HTML5
7 12 (22.64%) PHP
8 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (18.87%) MVC
9 10 (18.87%) XML
10 9 (16.98%) CSS3
11 8 (15.09%) SEO
11 8 (15.09%) Marketing
11 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (13.21%) MySQL
12 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
12 7 (13.21%) Adobe
12 7 (13.21%) Google
12 7 (13.21%) Electronics
12 7 (13.21%) Retail
12 7 (13.21%) Computer Architecture
12 7 (13.21%) Front End Development
13 6 (11.32%) User Experience
13 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (11.32%) Analytics
13 6 (11.32%) TDD
13 6 (11.32%) B2B
14 5 (9.43%) B2C
14 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce

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 13 (24.53%) WordPress
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) Drupal
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.55%) Photoshop
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (3.77%) Doxygen
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (3.77%) nopCommerce
2 2 (3.77%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) VLAN
2 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.66%) Maven
3 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) gulp
4 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) JMeter
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 8 (15.09%) Marketing
2 7 (13.21%) Electronics
2 7 (13.21%) Retail
3 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.77%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) PHP Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) CMS Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Web Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Author
4 5 (9.43%) Junior
4 5 (9.43%) Technical Author
4 5 (9.43%) WordPress Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (5.66%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (52.83%) HTML
2 18 (33.96%) CSS
3 12 (22.64%) HTML5
4 10 (18.87%) XML
5 9 (16.98%) CSS3
6 5 (9.43%) jQuery
6 5 (9.43%) Laravel
6 5 (9.43%) Vue.js
7 4 (7.55%) .NET
7 4 (7.55%) LAMP
7 4 (7.55%) React Native
7 4 (7.55%) REST
7 4 (7.55%) Symfony
7 4 (7.55%) Web Services
8 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.66%) XSLT
9 2 (3.77%) Ajax
9 2 (3.77%) Handlebars
9 2 (3.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.32%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Social Media
4 2 (3.77%) CMDB
4 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.77%) Vector Graphics
4 2 (3.77%) Verilog
4 2 (3.77%) VHDL
5 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) EPoS
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.89%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Content Management
2 17 (32.08%) Web Development
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) MVC
5 8 (15.09%) SEO
6 7 (13.21%) Computer Architecture
6 7 (13.21%) Front End Development
7 6 (11.32%) Analytics
7 6 (11.32%) B2B
7 6 (11.32%) TDD
8 5 (9.43%) B2C
8 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.43%) Web Design
9 4 (7.55%) API Integration
9 4 (7.55%) OO
9 4 (7.55%) Scrum
9 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.55%) Typography
10 3 (5.66%) Analytical Thinking
10 3 (5.66%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
2 12 (22.64%) PHP
3 4 (7.55%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) C#
4 3 (5.66%) Perl
4 3 (5.66%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (1.89%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Adobe
1 7 (13.21%) Google
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) hybris
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Altiris
4 2 (3.77%) Apple
4 2 (3.77%) Omniture
4 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.77%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) BT
5 1 (1.89%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.89%) Coverity
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Maxymiser
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau