Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 132 122
Rank change year-on-year -16 -10 -38
Contract jobs citing CMS 62 71 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.23% 1.45% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.84% 7.81% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 52
East of England median daily rate £325 £328 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% -18.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £162 £213 £225
90th Percentile £519 £550 £548
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £39.75 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.11% +23.26% -19.38%
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.75 £28.38
90th Percentile £27.50 £40.00 £37.13
England median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £21.87
% change year-on-year -1.54% +48.61% -33.73%

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 906 909 814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.99% 18.59% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 503 479
East of England median daily rate £450 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £260 £252 £205
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 37
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £28.74 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.00% +4.49% -15.38%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.05 £9.90
90th Percentile £51.88 £43.38 £39.50
England median hourly rate £21.33 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.02% +2.50% +3.94%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +4 22 £325 -5.45% 6
Cambridgeshire +11 19 £300 -14.29% 2
Bedfordshire +13 11 £350 -36.07% 2
Suffolk -14 6 £325 +30.00% 1
Essex -17 3 £400 +45.75% 3
Norfolk +19 1 £450 +5.57% 3
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 37 (59.68%) Content Management
2 29 (46.77%) HTML
3 18 (29.03%) CSS
4 17 (27.42%) Web Development
5 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
5 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.97%) Retail
6 13 (20.97%) Finance
6 13 (20.97%) WordPress
7 12 (19.35%) HTML5
7 12 (19.35%) PHP
8 11 (17.74%) MVC
9 10 (16.13%) Adobe
9 10 (16.13%) SaaS
9 10 (16.13%) CSS3
10 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
10 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (14.52%) EPoS
10 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (14.52%) SAP
10 9 (14.52%) SEO
10 9 (14.52%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (12.90%) TDD
11 8 (12.90%) Multimedia
11 8 (12.90%) XML
12 7 (11.29%) MySQL
12 7 (11.29%) Eclipse
12 7 (11.29%) Google
12 7 (11.29%) Data Architecture
12 7 (11.29%) Analytics

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 (20.97%) WordPress
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) Drupal
3 3 (4.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.61%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.23%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (3.23%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.61%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) SaaS
2 5 (8.06%) Google Analytics
3 4 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (6.45%) Office 365
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.61%) GitHub
5 1 (1.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) VLAN
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.84%) Maven
4 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) gulp
5 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) JMeter
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
1 13 (20.97%) Retail
2 8 (12.90%) Multimedia
3 6 (9.68%) Electronics
3 6 (9.68%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Architect
3 9 (14.52%) PHP Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Author
4 7 (11.29%) Technical Author
5 6 (9.68%) CMS Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.06%) WordPress Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Applications Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.45%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Junior
8 3 (4.84%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.84%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 3 (4.84%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) HTML
2 18 (29.03%) CSS
3 12 (19.35%) HTML5
4 10 (16.13%) CSS3
5 8 (12.90%) XML
6 5 (8.06%) Laravel
6 5 (8.06%) Vue.js
6 5 (8.06%) Web Services
7 4 (6.45%) jQuery
7 4 (6.45%) LAMP
7 4 (6.45%) React Native
7 4 (6.45%) REST
7 4 (6.45%) Symfony
8 3 (4.84%) .NET
8 3 (4.84%) Ajax
8 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.84%) J2EE
8 3 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.23%) Handlebars
9 2 (3.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) EPoS
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Vector Graphics
3 5 (8.06%) User Experience
4 4 (6.45%) CMDB
4 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.23%) Social Media
5 2 (3.23%) Verilog
5 2 (3.23%) VHDL
5 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.23%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.61%) Animation
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
1 4 (6.45%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Content Management
2 17 (27.42%) Web Development
3 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.74%) MVC
5 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (14.52%) SEO
6 8 (12.90%) TDD
7 7 (11.29%) Analytics
7 7 (11.29%) Data Architecture
7 7 (11.29%) Front End Development
8 6 (9.68%) Computer Architecture
8 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.06%) OO
10 4 (6.45%) API Integration
10 4 (6.45%) B2C
10 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.45%) Typography
10 4 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
2 12 (19.35%) PHP
3 6 (9.68%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.84%) C#
5 3 (4.84%) SQL
6 2 (3.23%) Perl
6 2 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
2 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (6.45%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.61%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Adobe
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) SAP
3 7 (11.29%) Google
4 5 (8.06%) hybris
5 4 (6.45%) Altiris
5 4 (6.45%) Apple
5 4 (6.45%) Symantec
6 3 (4.84%) Omniture
7 1 (1.61%) BT
7 1 (1.61%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Maxymiser
7 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.61%) Tableau