Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 142 92
Rank change year-on-year -4 -50 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 62 47 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.21% 0.96% 2.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.80% 6.18% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 91
East of England median daily rate £325 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -26.67% -3.69%
10th Percentile £203 £225 £225
90th Percentile £548 £432 £525
England median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.03% -2.27% -
10th Percentile £37.20 £28.38 £11.50
90th Percentile £42.70 £37.13 £41.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.78 £24.00
% change year-on-year +53.68% -5.10% +33.33%

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 912 761 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.83% 15.62% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 459 607
East of England median daily rate £434 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £224 £197
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 79
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.87% +6.78% +40.48%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.75 £44.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +6.35%

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 18 November 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
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 18 November 2017. 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 -7 16 £350 -6.67% 4
Essex -9 14 £284 +13.50% 2
Hertfordshire -15 14 £369 +34.09% 1
Suffolk - 8 £250 - 1
Bedfordshire -6 7 £543 +27.65% 1
East Anglia - 3 £325 -
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 26 (41.94%) Content Management
2 24 (38.71%) HTML
3 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 21 (33.87%) CSS
4 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (22.58%) Web Services
5 14 (22.58%) User Experience
6 13 (20.97%) XML
6 13 (20.97%) Java
6 13 (20.97%) MVC
6 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
7 12 (19.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 12 (19.35%) Marketing
7 12 (19.35%) Adobe
8 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
8 10 (16.13%) C#
8 10 (16.13%) Analytics
9 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (14.52%) Degree
9 9 (14.52%) SEO
9 9 (14.52%) Ajax
10 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (11.29%) .NET
11 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
11 7 (11.29%) Photoshop
11 7 (11.29%) DNA
12 6 (9.68%) B2C
12 6 (9.68%) XHTML

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 12 (19.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (8.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.84%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.23%) Drupal
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.61%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Photoshop
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (3.23%) SystmOne
2 2 (3.23%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.61%) Magento
3 1 (1.61%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.45%) GitHub
4 3 (4.84%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.23%) npm
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) LDAP
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) DB2
3 1 (1.61%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.61%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Subversion
2 5 (8.06%) Maven
2 5 (8.06%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (4.84%) Grunt
4 2 (3.23%) Ant
4 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) Log4j
5 1 (1.61%) Mockito
5 1 (1.61%) MorphX
5 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.61%) TestRail
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 12 (19.35%) Marketing
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Publishing
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Automotive
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 9 (14.52%) Architect
3 5 (8.06%) CMS Developer
3 5 (8.06%) Content Editor
3 5 (8.06%) Digital Content Editor
3 5 (8.06%) Digital Editor
3 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.06%) UI Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Android Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Applications Developer
4 4 (6.45%) iOS Android Developer
4 4 (6.45%) iOS Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Junior
5 3 (4.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (4.84%) PHP Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) HTML
2 21 (33.87%) CSS
3 14 (22.58%) Web Services
4 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
4 13 (20.97%) XML
5 9 (14.52%) Ajax
6 7 (11.29%) .NET
7 6 (9.68%) REST
7 6 (9.68%) SOAP
7 6 (9.68%) XHTML
8 5 (8.06%) HTML5
8 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.45%) jQuery
9 4 (6.45%) Sass
9 4 (6.45%) Spring
10 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.84%) RESTful
10 3 (4.84%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) User Experience
2 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.06%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.84%) CMDB
4 3 (4.84%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.23%) NHS
5 2 (3.23%) PACS
5 2 (3.23%) Social Media
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Android
1 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) HPUX
4 1 (1.61%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Content Management
2 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) MVC
4 10 (16.13%) Analytics
4 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 9 (14.52%) SEO
6 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.29%) DNA
8 6 (9.68%) B2C
8 6 (9.68%) Digital Content Management
8 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.68%) TDD
9 5 (8.06%) A/B Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Android Development
9 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.06%) iOS Development
9 5 (8.06%) Mobile Development
9 5 (8.06%) OO
9 5 (8.06%) Time Management
9 5 (8.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.97%) Java
3 10 (16.13%) C#
4 5 (8.06%) Objective-C
4 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.06%) SQL
4 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.06%) VBScript
5 4 (6.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) Perl
6 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Adobe
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) Atlassian
3 5 (8.06%) Sitecore
4 4 (6.45%) hybris
4 4 (6.45%) ServiceNow
4 4 (6.45%) Xamarin
5 3 (4.84%) Google
6 2 (3.23%) Huawei
6 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (3.23%) Omniture
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (1.61%) Blue Martini
7 1 (1.61%) Capita
7 1 (1.61%) Demandware
7 1 (1.61%) Elastic Path
7 1 (1.61%) Facebook
7 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.61%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) Twitter