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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 84 78
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6  
Contract jobs citing CMS 44 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.89% 1.80% 2.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.76% 10.62% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 40
Median daily rate £363 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +18.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £575 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £25.13 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.20% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £36.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.83 £36.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £25.00 £40.15
% change year-on-year +1.00% -37.73%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 451 433 619
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.41% 16.99% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 268 379
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 40
Median hourly rate £16.98 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.92% -17.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.10 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the East of England

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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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex 0 14 £284 -29.03% 3
Hertfordshire -4 11 £375 - 6
Cambridgeshire -5 8 £350 -12.50%
Bedfordshire -14 7 £548 +21.66% 4
East Anglia - 3 £325 -
Norfolk 0 2 £426 -2.57% 2
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.89%) Content Management
3 26 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 24 (32.43%) HTML
5 22 (29.73%) .NET
5 22 (29.73%) CSS
6 18 (24.32%) AngularJS
7 17 (22.97%) Java
8 16 (21.62%) C#
8 16 (21.62%) Web Development
9 15 (20.27%) Retail
10 14 (18.92%) XML
10 14 (18.92%) HTML5
11 13 (17.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (17.57%) Sitecore
11 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
11 13 (17.57%) SOA
11 13 (17.57%) User Experience
12 12 (16.22%) Web Services
12 12 (16.22%) Finance
13 11 (14.86%) MVC
13 11 (14.86%) Project Management
13 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
13 11 (14.86%) Windows
13 11 (14.86%) TDD
13 11 (14.86%) Ajax
13 11 (14.86%) Analytics
14 10 (13.51%) Sass
14 10 (13.51%) .NET Framework
14 10 (13.51%) jQuery

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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 (17.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (12.16%) Umbraco
3 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.41%) Drupal
4 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.05%) EPiServer
5 3 (4.05%) Magnolia
5 3 (4.05%) WordPress
6 2 (2.70%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.70%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.70%) Confluence
6 2 (2.70%) Documentum
6 2 (2.70%) IIS
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.35%) Kentico
7 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.35%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.35%) InDesign
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Magento
1 3 (4.05%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (2.70%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.35%) GitHub
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Intranet
2 3 (4.05%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) HTTP
4 1 (1.35%) CTI
4 1 (1.35%) DHCP
4 1 (1.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) MPLS
4 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.35%) VLAN
4 1 (1.35%) VPN
4 1 (1.35%) WAN
4 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) Informix
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) JIRA
2 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.41%) gulp
3 4 (5.41%) Maven
4 3 (4.05%) Ant
4 3 (4.05%) Grunt
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.70%) Bower
6 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.35%) MorphX
6 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 15 (20.27%) Retail
2 12 (16.22%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Billing
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Architect
3 10 (13.51%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce Architect
7 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Sitecore Developer
8 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Sitecore Architect
9 3 (4.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.05%) CMS Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.43%) HTML
2 22 (29.73%) .NET
2 22 (29.73%) CSS
3 18 (24.32%) AngularJS
4 14 (18.92%) HTML5
4 14 (18.92%) XML
5 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
6 12 (16.22%) Web Services
7 11 (14.86%) Ajax
8 10 (13.51%) .NET Framework
8 10 (13.51%) jQuery
8 10 (13.51%) Sass
8 10 (13.51%) XHTML
9 8 (10.81%) Entity Framework
9 8 (10.81%) J2EE
10 7 (9.46%) CSS3
11 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (8.11%) JSP
12 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) User Experience
2 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.76%) Virtual Team
3 5 (6.76%) Web 2.0
4 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.05%) W3C
6 2 (2.70%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.70%) IVR
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.35%) FMCG
7 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.41%) Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Solaris
4 3 (4.05%) Unix
5 2 (2.70%) MVS
6 1 (1.35%) Android
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.89%) Content Management
3 16 (21.62%) Web Development
4 13 (17.57%) SOA
5 11 (14.86%) Analytics
5 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
5 11 (14.86%) MVC
5 11 (14.86%) Project Management
5 11 (14.86%) TDD
6 10 (13.51%) SEO
7 9 (12.16%) B2C
7 9 (12.16%) CRM
8 7 (9.46%) BDD
8 7 (9.46%) OO
8 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
8 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.11%) Microservices
9 6 (8.11%) Scrum
9 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 17 (22.97%) Java
3 16 (21.62%) C#
4 7 (9.46%) SQL
5 2 (2.70%) PHP
5 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.35%) C
6 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) CCNA
2 1 (1.35%) CCNP
2 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.35%) MCSE
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.35%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) WAI
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Sitecore
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.46%) hybris
4 5 (6.76%) Adobe
4 5 (6.76%) Google
4 5 (6.76%) Omniture
5 3 (4.05%) FatWire
5 3 (4.05%) IBM
6 2 (2.70%) Avaya
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) Dell
7 1 (1.35%) F5
7 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.35%) Mitel
7 1 (1.35%) OpenText
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
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