Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 149 127
Rank change year-on-year +23 -22 -7
Contract jobs citing CMS 65 62 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.52% 1.24% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.62% 7.07% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 50
East of England median daily rate £450 £325 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -14.75% -10.29%
10th Percentile £225 £163 £224
90th Percentile £475 £519 £571
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
East of England median hourly rate - £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.56% +300.00%
England median hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.69% +67.22%

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 754 877 879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.67% 17.58% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 494 513
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £250
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 29
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +6.38% +17.50%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.46 £12.75
90th Percentile £61.75 £50.13 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.83 £20.75 £20.47
% change year-on-year +0.39% +1.38% +2.34%

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 +17 45 £450 +10.77% 11
Cambridgeshire -21 8 £275 -11.58% 5
Bedfordshire +13 7 £400 +33.33%
Suffolk +18 3 £325 - 1
Norfolk -1 3 £294 -34.72% 3
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 45 (69.23%) HTML
2 44 (67.69%) CSS
3 38 (58.46%) E-Commerce
3 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
4 36 (55.38%) Java
5 34 (52.31%) WebSphere
6 33 (50.77%) Git (software)
6 33 (50.77%) Front End Development
7 32 (49.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 32 (49.23%) Sass
7 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (47.69%) Grunt
9 29 (44.62%) Wireframes
9 29 (44.62%) Vector Graphics
9 29 (44.62%) jQuery
10 28 (43.08%) Magento
10 28 (43.08%) Bower
11 27 (41.54%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 26 (40.00%) AngularJS
13 25 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
13 25 (38.46%) TDD
13 25 (38.46%) User Experience
14 23 (35.38%) Sprint Planning
14 23 (35.38%) Unit Testing
14 23 (35.38%) Sitecore CMS
14 23 (35.38%) Sitecore
14 23 (35.38%) XHTML
15 22 (33.85%) W3C
15 22 (33.85%) IBM
15 22 (33.85%) Jasmine

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 34 (52.31%) WebSphere
2 23 (35.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 12 (18.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Apache
5 4 (6.15%) Drupal
5 4 (6.15%) Umbraco
6 3 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (4.62%) SilverStripe
6 3 (4.62%) WordPress
7 1 (1.54%) DNN
7 1 (1.54%) Headless CMS
7 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 28 (43.08%) Magento
2 2 (3.08%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) GitHub
2 2 (3.08%) npm
3 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) ISDN
1 2 (3.08%) VoIP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (4.62%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (50.77%) Git (software)
2 31 (47.69%) Grunt
3 28 (43.08%) Bower
4 22 (33.85%) Jasmine
4 22 (33.85%) Karma Test Runner
5 11 (16.92%) Subversion
6 5 (7.69%) gulp
7 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.08%) JIRA
9 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (30.77%) Games
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Electronics
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.54%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 51 (78.46%) Developer
2 33 (50.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (21.54%) React Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Magento Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Manager
8 3 (4.62%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Contracts Manager
9 2 (3.08%) IT Manager
9 2 (3.08%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Junior
9 2 (3.08%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (69.23%) HTML
2 44 (67.69%) CSS
3 32 (49.23%) Sass
3 32 (49.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 29 (44.62%) jQuery
5 26 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 23 (35.38%) XHTML
7 22 (33.85%) Dojo
7 22 (33.85%) LESS
8 21 (32.31%) Semantic HTML
9 17 (26.15%) React
10 11 (16.92%) JSP
10 11 (16.92%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (12.31%) HTML5
11 8 (12.31%) Web Services
12 7 (10.77%) CSS3
12 7 (10.77%) REST
12 7 (10.77%) XML
13 6 (9.23%) SOAP
13 6 (9.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (44.62%) Vector Graphics
2 25 (38.46%) User Experience
3 22 (33.85%) W3C
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) IVR
5 1 (1.54%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) E-Commerce
2 33 (50.77%) Front End Development
3 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (44.62%) Wireframes
5 27 (41.54%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 25 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
6 25 (38.46%) TDD
7 23 (35.38%) Sprint Planning
7 23 (35.38%) Unit Testing
8 22 (33.85%) BDD
8 22 (33.85%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (16.92%) Content Management
10 9 (13.85%) MVC
11 6 (9.23%) Microservices
11 6 (9.23%) OO
11 6 (9.23%) Scrum
11 6 (9.23%) Web Development
12 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.15%) ITIL
13 4 (6.15%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
2 36 (55.38%) Java
3 17 (26.15%) PHP
4 4 (6.15%) C#
5 3 (4.62%) SQL
6 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) GDPR
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Sitecore
2 22 (33.85%) IBM
3 11 (16.92%) hybris
4 2 (3.08%) Avaya
5 1 (1.54%) Google