Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 148 143
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 -4
Contract jobs citing CMS 32 42 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.90% 0.97% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.21% 5.35% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 29
East of England median daily rate £425 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +13.04% -
10th Percentile £219 £152 £210
90th Percentile £549 £495 £615
England median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.24% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -9.42% -3.16%
England median hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -1.45% +23.21% +44.07%

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 515 785 778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.47% 18.08% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 443 458
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.15% +12.58%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £251
90th Percentile £625 £577 £600
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 32
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £37.54 £34.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.05% +10.36% +2.30%
10th Percentile £13.50 £15.63 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.25 £46.13 £44.95
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £19.34
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.41% -3.30%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +3 14 £400 +133.58% 7
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £425 -2.86% 6
Bedfordshire +6 6 £400 +10.34% 2
Essex +41 2 £450 +21.62% 2
Norfolk +6 2 £238 -26.92% 3
Suffolk -2 2 £388 +19.23% 2
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 19 (59.38%) HTML
2 17 (53.13%) CSS
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 12 (37.50%) Magento
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) Content Management
5 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
5 11 (34.38%) Java
5 11 (34.38%) XHTML
5 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce
5 11 (34.38%) Front End Development
6 10 (31.25%) Sass
6 10 (31.25%) PHP
7 9 (28.13%) jQuery
7 9 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (28.13%) Wireframes
7 9 (28.13%) Vector Graphics
8 8 (25.00%) User Experience
8 8 (25.00%) Grunt
8 8 (25.00%) Bower
8 8 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 8 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (25.00%) Sitecore
9 7 (21.88%) BDD
9 7 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (21.88%) Jasmine
9 7 (21.88%) Dojo
9 7 (21.88%) TDD

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 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) nginx
3 2 (6.25%) WordPress
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
4 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Doxygen
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Magento
2 1 (3.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Azure
2 3 (9.38%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) AWS
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.00%) Bower
2 8 (25.00%) Grunt
3 7 (21.88%) Jasmine
3 7 (21.88%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.13%) GitLab
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) NUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (15.63%) Games
2 3 (9.38%) Public Sector
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Local Government
4 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (15.63%) Magento Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) React Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Junior
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) HTML
2 17 (53.13%) CSS
3 11 (34.38%) XHTML
4 10 (31.25%) Sass
5 9 (28.13%) jQuery
5 9 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
6 7 (21.88%) Dojo
6 7 (21.88%) LESS
6 7 (21.88%) Semantic HTML
7 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 5 (15.63%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (15.63%) React
9 3 (9.38%) CSS3
9 3 (9.38%) HTML5
9 3 (9.38%) LAMP
9 3 (9.38%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (9.38%) REST
9 3 (9.38%) Vue.js
10 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Vector Graphics
2 8 (25.00%) User Experience
3 7 (21.88%) W3C
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Debian
2 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (37.50%) Content Management
2 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce
2 11 (34.38%) Front End Development
3 9 (28.13%) Wireframes
4 8 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (21.88%) BDD
5 7 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (21.88%) Sprint Planning
5 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (9.38%) MVC
8 3 (9.38%) OO
8 3 (9.38%) OO PHP
8 3 (9.38%) Product Roadmap
8 3 (9.38%) Web SSO
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 11 (34.38%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 7 (21.88%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) Zend
4 2 (6.25%) hybris
4 2 (6.25%) Saba
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat