Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 142 123
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19 -45
Contract jobs citing CMS 57 45 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.21% 1.00% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.25% 5.88% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 39
East of England median daily rate £288 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -26.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £255
90th Percentile £615 £525 £491
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
East of England median hourly rate £27.60 £28.50 £29.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% -4.47% -
10th Percentile £12.51 £27.75 £11.13
90th Percentile £43.08 £29.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £29.50 £19.72 £23.00
% change year-on-year +49.61% -14.27% +23.96%

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 786 765 864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.64% 16.95% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 441 453
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +0.65% +1.32%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £190
90th Percentile £600 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 71
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £31.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.46% +6.78% +47.50%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £41.20 £46.75
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

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 January 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
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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 6 months to 20 January 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
Cambridgeshire -8 20 £475 +13.43% 4
Hertfordshire 0 16 £413 +53.49% 9
Essex -3 9 £241 -3.50% 7
Bedfordshire -5 6 £570 +34.12% 2
Suffolk - 6 £250 -
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 28 (49.12%) Content Management
2 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) CSS
3 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
4 18 (31.58%) HTML
5 17 (29.82%) Web Services
6 14 (24.56%) MVC
7 13 (22.81%) C#
7 13 (22.81%) Marketing
8 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
8 12 (21.05%) Java
8 12 (21.05%) Adobe
8 12 (21.05%) Subversion
8 12 (21.05%) User Experience
9 11 (19.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (17.54%) TDD
10 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
11 9 (15.79%) SOA
11 9 (15.79%) XML
11 9 (15.79%) jQuery
11 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
12 8 (14.04%) Analytics
12 8 (14.04%) Sass
12 8 (14.04%) Photoshop
12 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
12 8 (14.04%) .NET
12 8 (14.04%) SEO
12 8 (14.04%) Scrum

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 11 (19.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (12.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (7.02%) Drupal
3 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.75%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.75%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Photoshop
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (5.26%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (5.26%) SystmOne
3 2 (3.51%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (1.75%) Magento
4 1 (1.75%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.75%) GitHub
4 1 (1.75%) npm
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Subversion
2 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.28%) Mercurial
4 6 (10.53%) Jasmine
4 6 (10.53%) JIRA
4 6 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (10.53%) Mocha
4 6 (10.53%) Vagrant
5 5 (8.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.51%) Ant
6 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.51%) JUnit
6 2 (3.51%) Maven
7 1 (1.75%) Grunt
7 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.75%) Log4j
7 1 (1.75%) Mockito
7 1 (1.75%) TestRail
7 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 13 (22.81%) Marketing
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Publishing
4 2 (3.51%) Automotive
4 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.75%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.75%) Local Government
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Sitecore Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Content Editor
4 5 (8.77%) Digital Content Editor
4 5 (8.77%) Digital Editor
4 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Android Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Applications Developer
5 4 (7.02%) iOS Android Developer
5 4 (7.02%) iOS Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Junior
6 3 (5.26%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) CMS Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (40.35%) CSS
2 18 (31.58%) HTML
3 17 (29.82%) Web Services
4 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
5 9 (15.79%) jQuery
5 9 (15.79%) XML
6 8 (14.04%) .NET
6 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
6 8 (14.04%) Sass
7 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 6 (10.53%) Ajax
7 6 (10.53%) Backbone.js
7 6 (10.53%) Durandal
7 6 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (10.53%) LESS
7 6 (10.53%) React
7 6 (10.53%) SAML
8 5 (8.77%) REST
9 4 (7.02%) HTML5
9 4 (7.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) User Experience
2 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.77%) Virtual Team
4 3 (5.26%) NHS
4 3 (5.26%) PACS
4 3 (5.26%) Social Media
5 2 (3.51%) CMDB
5 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.51%) EPoS
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Android
1 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) HPUX
3 1 (1.75%) Solaris
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Content Management
2 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.56%) MVC
4 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
4 10 (17.54%) TDD
5 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.79%) SOA
6 8 (14.04%) Analytics
6 8 (14.04%) Microservices
6 8 (14.04%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) SEO
7 7 (12.28%) DNA
8 6 (10.53%) DevOps
8 6 (10.53%) Digital Content Management
8 6 (10.53%) Project Management
8 6 (10.53%) Web Application Development
8 6 (10.53%) Web Development
9 5 (8.77%) Android Development
9 5 (8.77%) iOS Development
9 5 (8.77%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
2 13 (22.81%) C#
3 12 (21.05%) Java
4 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.53%) Objective-C
6 5 (8.77%) VBScript
7 4 (7.02%) SQL
7 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.26%) PHP
9 2 (3.51%) BeanShell
10 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.75%) C
10 1 (1.75%) C++
10 1 (1.75%) Clojure
10 1 (1.75%) Erlang
10 1 (1.75%) Haskell
10 1 (1.75%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.75%) Perl
10 1 (1.75%) Scala
10 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) HL7
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Docker
2 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Adobe
2 7 (12.28%) Sitecore
3 6 (10.53%) Coveo
4 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.77%) SAP
5 4 (7.02%) hybris
5 4 (7.02%) Xamarin
6 3 (5.26%) Google
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle
7 2 (3.51%) IBM
7 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.51%) webMethods
8 1 (1.75%) Brandwatch
8 1 (1.75%) Elastic Path
8 1 (1.75%) Monetate
8 1 (1.75%) Qubit
8 1 (1.75%) Sysomos
8 1 (1.75%) Workday