Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 149 137
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 -10
Contract jobs citing CMS 44 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.98% 1.21% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.31% 7.26% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 35
East of England median daily rate £325 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -26.67%
10th Percentile £152 £210 £225
90th Percentile £495 £615 £525
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.60 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.42% -3.16% +23.91%
10th Percentile £22.50 £12.51 £27.75
90th Percentile £27.50 £43.08 £29.25
England median hourly rate £34.00 £29.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +17.24% +49.22% -13.62%

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 829 785 754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.50% 16.61% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 464 435
East of England median daily rate £450 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.97% -
10th Percentile £300 £250 £225
90th Percentile £584 £600 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 23
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +17.46% +6.78%
10th Percentile £15.30 £12.25 £10.63
90th Percentile £46.40 £45.00 £41.20
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Cambridgeshire +12 14 £438 -7.89% 4
Hertfordshire +5 14 £171 -58.48% 7
Bedfordshire +9 7 £363 -36.40% 2
Suffolk 0 5 £325 +30.00%
Essex -26 2 £370 +53.37% 6
Norfolk - 1 £325 - 1
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 22 (50.00%) HTML
2 16 (36.36%) Content Management
3 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.09%) CSS
4 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (25.00%) Web Development
5 11 (25.00%) MVC
6 10 (22.73%) PHP
7 9 (20.45%) WordPress
8 8 (18.18%) TDD
9 7 (15.91%) Marketing
9 7 (15.91%) C#
9 7 (15.91%) .NET
9 7 (15.91%) XML
9 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
9 7 (15.91%) Analytics
9 7 (15.91%) Front End Development
10 6 (13.64%) Java
10 6 (13.64%) SEO
10 6 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (13.64%) Sitecore
11 5 (11.36%) jQuery
11 5 (11.36%) Google
11 5 (11.36%) Electronics
11 5 (11.36%) Adobe
11 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (11.36%) Vue.js
11 5 (11.36%) User Experience
11 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.36%) Computer Architecture

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 9 (20.45%) WordPress
2 6 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (9.09%) DNN
3 4 (9.09%) Umbraco
4 3 (6.82%) EPiServer
5 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.27%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Magento
1 2 (4.55%) nopCommerce
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Apple Pay
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SMS
1 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.55%) Bower
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Grunt
2 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (4.55%) Maven
2 2 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.27%) JMeter
General
1 7 (15.91%) Marketing
2 5 (11.36%) Electronics
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (11.36%) Analyst
2 5 (11.36%) PHP Developer
3 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Author
3 4 (9.09%) CMS Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (9.09%) Junior
3 4 (9.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Technical Author
4 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Junior Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
4 3 (6.82%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Content Editor
5 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) HTML
2 15 (34.09%) CSS
3 7 (15.91%) .NET
3 7 (15.91%) XML
4 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
4 5 (11.36%) HTML5
4 5 (11.36%) jQuery
4 5 (11.36%) Laravel
4 5 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (11.36%) Vue.js
5 4 (9.09%) React Native
5 4 (9.09%) Sass
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.82%) CSS3
6 3 (6.82%) XHTML
7 2 (4.55%) Dojo
7 2 (4.55%) J2EE
7 2 (4.55%) JSP
7 2 (4.55%) Web Services
7 2 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.36%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) Vector Graphics
3 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.55%) Social Media
3 2 (4.55%) W3C
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Verilog
4 1 (2.27%) VHDL
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.27%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Content Management
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) MVC
3 11 (25.00%) Web Development
4 8 (18.18%) TDD
5 7 (15.91%) Analytics
5 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.91%) Front End Development
6 6 (13.64%) SEO
7 5 (11.36%) Computer Architecture
8 4 (9.09%) B2B
8 4 (9.09%) B2C
8 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.09%) Scrum
9 3 (6.82%) BDD
9 3 (6.82%) OO
9 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Content Management
10 2 (4.55%) Online Marketing
10 2 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.73%) PHP
3 7 (15.91%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) ES6
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.27%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Sitecore
2 5 (11.36%) Adobe
2 5 (11.36%) Google
3 4 (9.09%) hybris
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Apple
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Omniture
5 1 (2.27%) Altiris
5 1 (2.27%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.27%) Coverity
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) PayPal
5 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau
5 1 (2.27%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.27%) Xerox