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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
England / East of England
Rank 97 96 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 -43  
Contract jobs citing CMS 30 30 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.38% 1.22% 3.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.77% 7.77% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 49
Median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £294 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £521 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.25 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.11% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £13.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +178.84% -35.80%  

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 of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 386 386 503
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.79% 15.71% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 196 288
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 28
Median hourly rate £27.00 £40.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +92.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £9.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £57.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in the East of England

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 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
Bedfordshire +7 11 £500 +25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £441 -13.48%
Hertfordshire +2 7 £475 +26.66% 10
Essex -7 3 £258 -35.62% 6
Suffolk -3 1 - - 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 of England region with a requirement for CMS.

1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) Content Management
2 24 (52.17%) Web Development
3 13 (28.26%) User Experience
4 11 (23.91%) CRM
5 10 (21.74%) HTML
5 10 (21.74%) CSS
5 10 (21.74%) Project Management
5 10 (21.74%) Marketing
5 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
6 9 (19.57%) Retail
6 9 (19.57%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (19.57%) Adobe
6 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
7 8 (17.39%) B2C
7 8 (17.39%) Java
7 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 8 (17.39%) .NET
8 7 (15.22%) Finance
8 7 (15.22%) jQuery
8 7 (15.22%) Drupal
8 7 (15.22%) Requirements Management
8 7 (15.22%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (15.22%) User Stories
8 7 (15.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (15.22%) Sitecore
9 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
9 6 (13.04%) Analytics
9 6 (13.04%) JSON
9 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce

CMS
Top Related 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 (15.22%) Drupal
1 7 (15.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (10.87%) Umbraco
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.52%) WordPress
5 2 (4.35%) Alfresco
5 2 (4.35%) Documentum
5 2 (4.35%) EPiServer
5 2 (4.35%) Magnolia
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.17%) JBoss
6 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.17%) Kentico
6 1 (2.17%) Sitefinity
6 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (4.35%) Magento
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Grunt
1 3 (6.52%) gulp
2 2 (4.35%) Ant
2 2 (4.35%) Bower
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 10 (21.74%) Marketing
2 9 (19.57%) Retail
3 7 (15.22%) Finance
4 3 (6.52%) Automotive
5 2 (4.35%) Billing
5 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Architect
3 8 (17.39%) Digital Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Digital Business Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Digital Marketing Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Marketing Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Marketing Business Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Development Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) CSS
1 10 (21.74%) HTML
2 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
3 8 (17.39%) .NET
4 7 (15.22%) jQuery
5 6 (13.04%) JSON
6 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
6 5 (10.87%) HTML5
6 5 (10.87%) Web Services
7 4 (8.70%) Ajax
7 4 (8.70%) CSS3
7 4 (8.70%) REST
7 4 (8.70%) Sass
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.52%) Node.js
8 3 (6.52%) XHTML
8 3 (6.52%) XML
9 2 (4.35%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.35%) JSP
9 2 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) User Experience
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) e-Learning
4 2 (4.35%) W3C
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) MVS
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Solaris
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) Content Management
2 24 (52.17%) Web Development
3 11 (23.91%) CRM
4 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 10 (21.74%) Project Management
5 9 (19.57%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (17.39%) B2C
7 7 (15.22%) Requirements Management
7 7 (15.22%) User Stories
8 6 (13.04%) Analytics
8 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.87%) SEO
10 4 (8.70%) BDD
10 4 (8.70%) TOGAF
10 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Web Design
11 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Java
1 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.87%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) WAI
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) TeamSite
2 1 (2.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Adobe
2 7 (15.22%) CA Agile Central
2 7 (15.22%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) hybris
5 1 (2.17%) FatWire
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Omniture
5 1 (2.17%) OpenText
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