Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 131 116
Rank change year-on-year -13 -15 -42
Contract jobs citing CMS 52 57 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.17% 1.30% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.11% 7.81% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 46 51
East of England median daily rate £450 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £257 £250 £263
90th Percentile £569 £573 £556
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
East of England median hourly rate £14.57 £21.25 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.46% +136.11% -77.50%
England median hourly rate £23.75 £28.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -17.39% +112.96% -39.57%

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 731 730 792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.40% 16.69% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 462 433
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £190
90th Percentile £600 £562 £575
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 44
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.73 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.16% -31.81% +23.08%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £41.25 £38.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +6.95%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +3 18 £475 +15.15% 4
Hertfordshire -7 13 £450 -2.70% 8
Bedfordshire -11 13 £288 -42.50% 2
Essex -10 7 £450 +70.62% 3
Norfolk -4 1 £450 +37.40% 3
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 25 (48.08%) Content Management
2 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (40.38%) CSS
5 18 (34.62%) HTML
6 14 (26.92%) Web Services
6 14 (26.92%) MVC
7 12 (23.08%) C#
7 12 (23.08%) TDD
8 11 (21.15%) jQuery
8 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (21.15%) Java
9 10 (19.23%) .NET
9 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
9 10 (19.23%) SOA
9 10 (19.23%) Adobe
9 10 (19.23%) Web Development
9 10 (19.23%) AngularJS
10 9 (17.31%) Scrum
10 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
10 9 (17.31%) XML
11 8 (15.38%) Subversion
11 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
11 8 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (15.38%) Sass
11 8 (15.38%) Microservices
11 8 (15.38%) User Experience
12 7 (13.46%) DevOps
12 7 (13.46%) Analytics
12 7 (13.46%) Mercurial

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 8 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (13.46%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.69%) Drupal
4 4 (7.69%) WordPress
5 3 (5.77%) Umbraco
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.92%) Apache
7 1 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.92%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.92%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Magento
2 2 (3.85%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 2 (3.85%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.92%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (1.92%) SystmOne
3 1 (1.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (5.77%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.85%) Office 365
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.92%) Asana
5 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.92%) PaaS
5 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) VLAN
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) DB2
3 1 (1.92%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.92%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 8 (15.38%) Subversion
2 7 (13.46%) JIRA
2 7 (13.46%) Mercurial
3 6 (11.54%) Jasmine
3 6 (11.54%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (11.54%) Mocha
3 6 (11.54%) Vagrant
4 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.77%) Maven
6 2 (3.85%) Ant
6 2 (3.85%) JUnit
7 1 (1.92%) CocoaPods
7 1 (1.92%) Log4j
7 1 (1.92%) Mockito
7 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 7 (13.46%) Marketing
2 5 (9.62%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Multimedia
4 3 (5.77%) Publishing
5 2 (3.85%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (3.85%) Electronics
6 1 (1.92%) Automotive
6 1 (1.92%) Games
6 1 (1.92%) Local Government
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
2 6 (11.54%) Architect
2 6 (11.54%) Sitecore Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Author
4 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) CMS Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Lead Developer
5 3 (5.77%) PHP Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Author
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Development Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Digital Content Editor
6 2 (3.85%) Digital Editor
6 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.85%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) CSS
2 18 (34.62%) HTML
3 14 (26.92%) Web Services
4 11 (21.15%) jQuery
5 10 (19.23%) .NET
5 10 (19.23%) AngularJS
5 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 9 (17.31%) XML
7 8 (15.38%) Sass
8 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
8 6 (11.54%) Backbone.js
8 6 (11.54%) Durandal
8 6 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (11.54%) LESS
8 6 (11.54%) React
8 6 (11.54%) SAML
9 5 (9.62%) J2EE
9 5 (9.62%) REST
9 5 (9.62%) SOAP
10 4 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.77%) Social Media
3 3 (5.77%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) CMDB
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) EPoS
4 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.85%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (1.92%) Animation
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) FMCG
5 1 (1.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.92%) PACS
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) HPUX
3 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Content Management
2 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) MVC
4 12 (23.08%) TDD
5 10 (19.23%) SOA
5 10 (19.23%) Web Development
6 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
6 9 (17.31%) Scrum
7 8 (15.38%) Microservices
8 7 (13.46%) Analytics
8 7 (13.46%) DevOps
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.54%) Project Management
9 6 (11.54%) Web Application Development
10 5 (9.62%) B2C
10 5 (9.62%) OO
10 5 (9.62%) SEO
11 4 (7.69%) B2B
11 4 (7.69%) DNA
11 4 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.08%) C#
3 11 (21.15%) Java
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.85%) BeanShell
8 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.92%) Clojure
8 1 (1.92%) Dart
8 1 (1.92%) Elixir
8 1 (1.92%) ES6
8 1 (1.92%) Haskell
8 1 (1.92%) Java 8
8 1 (1.92%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.92%) Rust
8 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCP
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) HL7
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
2 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (11.54%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Adobe
2 7 (13.46%) Sitecore
3 6 (11.54%) Coveo
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.62%) Google
4 5 (9.62%) hybris
4 5 (9.62%) SAP
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) Altiris
6 2 (3.85%) Apple
6 2 (3.85%) IBM
6 2 (3.85%) Symantec
6 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.85%) Twitter
6 2 (3.85%) webMethods
7 1 (1.92%) Brandwatch
7 1 (1.92%) Monetate
7 1 (1.92%) Qubit
7 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.92%) Sysomos