Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 100 106 141
Rank change year-on-year +6 +35 -1
Contract jobs citing CMS 16 13 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.87% 0.60% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.93% 4.66% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 25
10th Percentile £384 £213 £200
25th Percentile £425 £329 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £375 £450
Median % change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% +4.35%
75th Percentile £488 £475 £488
90th Percentile " " £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 231 279 701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.53% 12.80% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 180 386
10th Percentile £288 £281 £288
25th Percentile £400 £357 £364
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £450
75th Percentile £538 £500 £525
90th Percentile £600 £588 £600
England median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 8
10th Percentile " £11.78 £12.25
25th Percentile £12.25 £13.19 £14.16
Median hourly rate £20.25 £14.82 £17.63
Median % change year-on-year +36.66% -15.93% -5.42%
75th Percentile £47.10 £28.62 £58.44
90th Percentile £56.50 £54.00 £62.00
England median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.50% +14.29% -7.89%

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 14 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CMS in the East of England

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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 14 June 2021. 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 +7 8 £475 +5.56% 9
Hertfordshire -2 4 - - 3
Norfolk - 3 £325 -
Essex +20 1 - - 4
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
3 9 (56.25%) Social Skills
4 7 (43.75%) Content Management
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) User Experience
6 5 (31.25%) Product Management
6 5 (31.25%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (31.25%) Headless CMS
6 5 (31.25%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (31.25%) Taxonomies
6 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
6 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
6 5 (31.25%) Unix
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) IBM Domino
7 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (25.00%) Magento
7 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (25.00%) Xerox
8 3 (18.75%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (18.75%) API Testing
8 3 (18.75%) RESTEasy
8 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (18.75%) DevOps
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
8 3 (18.75%) Data Governance
8 3 (18.75%) Matrix Organization

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 5 (31.25%) Headless CMS
2 4 (25.00%) IBM Domino
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Drupal
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
1 5 (31.25%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Extranet
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) REST Assured
1 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Bower
3 1 (6.25%) Grunt
3 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
3 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (6.25%) PostCSS
General
1 9 (56.25%) Social Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Organisational Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Information Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Manager
2 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Magento Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) JSON
1 3 (18.75%) RESTEasy
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) EDI
2 2 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.25%) Laravel
3 1 (6.25%) LESS
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) React
3 1 (6.25%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Tailwind CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 5 (31.25%) Taxonomies
3 3 (18.75%) W3C
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Social Media
5 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (6.25%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
3 7 (43.75%) Content Management
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 5 (31.25%) Product Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (18.75%) API Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
6 3 (18.75%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (18.75%) Operational Stability
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Test Management
6 3 (18.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Accessibility
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Xerox
2 3 (18.75%) hybris
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore