Period
to 25 September 2021

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 2021 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 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 80 130
Rank change year-on-year -46 +50 +23
Contract jobs citing CMS 12 11 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.49% 0.94% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.88% 5.82% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 31
10th Percentile £206 £331 £219
25th Percentile £272 £378 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £460 £450
Median % change year-on-year +0.54% +2.22% +38.46%
75th Percentile £488 £489 £469
90th Percentile £513 £503 £475
England median daily rate £460 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +11.52% -2.94% -

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 309 189 757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.72% 16.20% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 129 468
10th Percentile £180 £272 £269
25th Percentile £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £473 £450
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £540 £525 £525
90th Percentile £599 £660 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
10th Percentile £19.35 £16.20 £12.25
25th Percentile £31.13 £21.00 £14.90
Median hourly rate £54.50 £22.82 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year +138.83% +6.14% -14.00%
75th Percentile £56.63 £31.50 £57.50
90th Percentile £59.17 £57.60 £59.75
England median hourly rate £24.25 £20.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.93% +4.59% -

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CMS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMS in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for CMS in the East of England

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CMS in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CMS in the East of England

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMS in the East of England.

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 2021. 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 -35 7 £225 -51.09% 7
Cambridgeshire -15 3 £475 +18.75% 1
Norfolk - 2 - -
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 8 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (58.33%) Content Management
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) IBM Domino
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) W3C
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) Magento
6 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Xerox
7 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (16.67%) API Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Operational Stability
7 2 (16.67%) REST Assured
7 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree

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 3 (25.00%) IBM Domino
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (8.33%) CoreMedia CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Akamai
2 1 (8.33%) AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Azure
2 1 (8.33%) GCP
2 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Extranet
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (16.67%) REST Assured
2 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) Bower
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 8 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Organisational Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Presentation Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 2 (16.67%) CMS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Web Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Author
3 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (8.33%) HR Manager
3 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Magento Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Payroll Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Author
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) EDI
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) RESTEasy
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (8.33%) LESS
4 1 (8.33%) OAuth
4 1 (8.33%) React
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Sass
4 1 (8.33%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) W3C
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Content Management
1 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Go
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) Java 11
4 1 (8.33%) Java 8
4 1 (8.33%) Kotlin
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Xerox
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) Apple
2 2 (16.67%) hybris
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Sitecore