Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 January 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)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 160 130
Rank change year-on-year -18 -30 -15
Contract jobs citing CMS 1,363 1,515 1,818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.48% 1.68% 1.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.90% 9.19% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 1,111 1,262
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 34 40
England median hourly rate £29.50 £19.72 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.61% -14.27% +31.43%
10th Percentile £12.08 £13.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £58.77 £53.25
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £19.44 £23.00
% change year-on-year +49.22% -15.50% +31.43%

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15,322 16,482 17,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.59% 18.22% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,300 10,677 10,905
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £269 £257 £235
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 370 510
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.28 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.44 £21.00
% change year-on-year +2.91% -7.45% +16.67%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in England

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in England

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in England

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in England

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CMS in England

CMS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
London -29 740 £450 +12.50% 224
South East -23 221 £365 -5.81% 89
North of England +24 188 £350 -6.67% 123
North West +17 119 £340 -9.33% 82
South West +8 78 £359 -10.31% 41
Midlands -38 75 £325 -13.33% 55
Yorkshire +13 59 £338 - 36
East of England -8 59 £288 +4.55% 25
East Midlands -3 42 £325 -7.14% 30
West Midlands -42 33 £340 -15.00% 25
North East +35 10 £475 +18.75% 5
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for CMS.

1 556 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (38.52%) HTML
3 493 (36.17%) Content Management
4 480 (35.22%) CSS
5 443 (32.50%) JavaScript
6 349 (25.61%) .NET
7 303 (22.23%) C#
8 230 (16.87%) E-Commerce
9 227 (16.65%) jQuery
10 226 (16.58%) Marketing
11 211 (15.48%) MVC
12 209 (15.33%) Sitecore CMS
12 209 (15.33%) Sitecore
13 203 (14.89%) Finance
14 190 (13.94%) Git (software)
15 189 (13.87%) TDD
16 187 (13.72%) User Experience
17 186 (13.65%) HTML5
18 182 (13.35%) AngularJS
19 176 (12.91%) Scrum
20 174 (12.77%) Java
20 174 (12.77%) ASP.NET
21 172 (12.62%) Adobe
22 157 (11.52%) Project Management
22 157 (11.52%) Web Development
23 156 (11.45%) SQL Server
24 154 (11.30%) SQL
25 145 (10.64%) CSS3
26 143 (10.49%) JIRA
26 143 (10.49%) Front End Development

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 209 (15.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 115 (8.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 105 (7.70%) Umbraco
4 93 (6.82%) Drupal
5 92 (6.75%) WordPress
6 79 (5.80%) EPiServer
7 58 (4.26%) IIS
8 56 (4.11%) SharePoint
9 48 (3.52%) Apache
10 42 (3.08%) Confluence
11 34 (2.49%) Kentico
12 26 (1.91%) Apache Solr
12 26 (1.91%) Documentum
13 24 (1.76%) WebSphere
14 17 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (1.25%) Joomla!
15 11 (0.81%) nginx
15 11 (0.81%) Tomcat
16 10 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
17 9 (0.66%) Alfresco
Applications
1 99 (7.26%) Photoshop
2 34 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 29 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 26 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.66%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.37%) InDesign
10 4 (0.29%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.29%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.29%) FrameMaker
10 4 (0.29%) LaTeX
10 4 (0.29%) RoboHelp
10 4 (0.29%) Snagit
11 3 (0.22%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.15%) Mingle
12 2 (0.15%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 29 (2.13%) Magento
2 25 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.83%) Maximo
3 11 (0.81%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.44%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.44%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.44%) SAP MM
5 6 (0.44%) SDL Web 8
6 5 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 4 (0.29%) Shopify
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle CRM On Demand
8 3 (0.22%) SystmOne
9 2 (0.15%) Primavera
9 2 (0.15%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 82 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (3.08%) Google Analytics
4 35 (2.57%) GitHub
5 16 (1.17%) npm
6 14 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.95%) PaaS
8 12 (0.88%) SaaS
9 11 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
10 9 (0.66%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 8 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (0.59%) Office 365
12 6 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.44%) IaaS
13 5 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.37%) Trello
14 4 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.93%) Internet
2 19 (1.39%) SMS
3 18 (1.32%) HTTP
3 18 (1.32%) Intranet
4 15 (1.10%) DNS
5 10 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.73%) Wireless
6 8 (0.59%) SSL
7 7 (0.51%) WAN
8 6 (0.44%) Firewall
8 6 (0.44%) LAN
8 6 (0.44%) VoIP
9 5 (0.37%) Telepresence
10 4 (0.29%) FTP
10 4 (0.29%) SMTP
10 4 (0.29%) SSH
11 3 (0.22%) BGP
11 3 (0.22%) EIGRP
11 3 (0.22%) OSPF
11 3 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.06%) MySQL
3 35 (2.57%) MongoDB
4 34 (2.49%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.05%) NoSQL
6 21 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (0.66%) DB2
7 9 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 9 (0.66%) Redis
8 8 (0.59%) Endeca
9 7 (0.51%) Jackrabbit
9 7 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.44%) CouchDB
10 6 (0.44%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.37%) Big Data
11 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.22%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 190 (13.94%) Git (software)
2 143 (10.49%) JIRA
3 53 (3.89%) Subversion
4 49 (3.60%) Jenkins
5 46 (3.37%) Grunt
6 36 (2.64%) gulp
7 32 (2.35%) JUnit
7 32 (2.35%) Visual Studio
8 27 (1.98%) Karma Test Runner
8 27 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (1.91%) Mockito
10 25 (1.83%) Xcode
11 23 (1.69%) Jasmine
12 21 (1.54%) Mercurial
13 20 (1.47%) Mocha
14 19 (1.39%) ReSharper
14 19 (1.39%) Selenium
15 16 (1.17%) Maven
16 15 (1.10%) Bitbucket
17 14 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 226 (16.58%) Marketing
2 203 (14.89%) Finance
3 77 (5.65%) Publishing
4 69 (5.06%) Retail
5 38 (2.79%) Legal
6 34 (2.49%) Banking
7 25 (1.83%) Law
7 25 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.25%) Advertising
8 17 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.03%) Japanese Language
10 13 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.66%) Billing
11 9 (0.66%) Local Government
12 6 (0.44%) Automotive
12 6 (0.44%) Electronics
12 6 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.37%) Games
13 5 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 655 (48.06%) Developer
2 156 (11.45%) .NET Developer
3 125 (9.17%) Analyst
4 105 (7.70%) C# Developer
5 100 (7.34%) Architect
6 93 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 90 (6.60%) Project Manager
8 80 (5.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 68 (4.99%) Business Analyst
10 57 (4.18%) JavaScript Developer
10 57 (4.18%) Sitecore Developer
11 48 (3.52%) Designer
12 46 (3.37%) HTML Developer
12 46 (3.37%) PHP Developer
13 44 (3.23%) CMS Developer
13 44 (3.23%) Web Developer
14 42 (3.08%) Consultant
15 38 (2.79%) ASP.NET Developer
16 37 (2.71%) Senior Developer
17 36 (2.64%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 525 (38.52%) HTML
2 480 (35.22%) CSS
3 349 (25.61%) .NET
4 227 (16.65%) jQuery
5 186 (13.65%) HTML5
6 182 (13.35%) AngularJS
7 174 (12.77%) ASP.NET
8 145 (10.64%) CSS3
9 137 (10.05%) Web Services
9 137 (10.05%) XML
10 100 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 93 (6.82%) Ajax
12 81 (5.94%) Sass
13 80 (5.87%) .NET Framework
13 80 (5.87%) React
14 77 (5.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 75 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 69 (5.06%) RESTful
17 61 (4.48%) REST
18 54 (3.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 187 (13.72%) User Experience
2 90 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (5.58%) Mobile App
4 53 (3.89%) Social Media
5 45 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
6 33 (2.42%) Virtual Team
7 28 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 25 (1.83%) iPad
9 21 (1.54%) iPhone
10 15 (1.10%) Fintech
11 14 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.95%) CMDB
12 13 (0.95%) Digital Media
13 9 (0.66%) Data Centre
13 9 (0.66%) Video on Demand
13 9 (0.66%) W3C
14 8 (0.59%) NHS
15 7 (0.51%) Blog
15 7 (0.51%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 52 (3.82%) Linux
1 52 (3.82%) Windows
2 43 (3.15%) Apple iOS
3 22 (1.61%) Unix
4 18 (1.32%) Android
5 17 (1.25%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.81%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.44%) HPUX
10 6 (0.44%) Solaris
11 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.22%) VMS
13 2 (0.15%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.073%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (36.17%) Content Management
3 230 (16.87%) E-Commerce
4 211 (15.48%) MVC
5 189 (13.87%) TDD
6 176 (12.91%) Scrum
7 157 (11.52%) Project Management
7 157 (11.52%) Web Development
8 143 (10.49%) Front End Development
9 122 (8.95%) CRM
10 107 (7.85%) Analytics
11 98 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 95 (6.97%) Migration
13 89 (6.53%) Test Automation
14 84 (6.16%) SEO
15 81 (5.94%) OO
16 76 (5.58%) BDD
17 74 (5.43%) Responsive Web Design
18 72 (5.28%) Digital Marketing
19 65 (4.77%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 443 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 303 (22.23%) C#
3 174 (12.77%) Java
4 154 (11.30%) SQL
5 142 (10.42%) PHP
6 38 (2.79%) Python
7 33 (2.42%) Objective-C
8 32 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 23 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 21 (1.54%) Apple Swift
11 18 (1.32%) ES6
12 16 (1.17%) C++
13 15 (1.10%) Ruby
14 14 (1.03%) VBScript
15 13 (0.95%) Perl
15 13 (0.95%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.73%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.73%) TypeScript
17 9 (0.66%) C
18 6 (0.44%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 108 (7.92%) Degree
2 25 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 11 (0.81%) PMP
6 10 (0.73%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.51%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.44%) ISEB
10 6 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.37%) MCP
12 4 (0.29%) CCIE
12 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (6.16%) QA
2 13 (0.95%) PMO
3 7 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.44%) GDPR
4 6 (0.44%) SLA
5 3 (0.22%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.22%) WCAG
6 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.073%) HL7
7 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.073%) WAI
System Software
1 32 (2.35%) Docker
2 30 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.37%) Varnish
7 4 (0.29%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.15%) vSphere
9 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.073%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (1.61%) Puppet
2 11 (0.81%) Ansible
2 11 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.44%) TeamSite
4 5 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.37%) Terraform
5 3 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.22%) PowerCLI
5 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.15%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.15%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.15%) SCCM
7 1 (0.073%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.073%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 209 (15.33%) Sitecore
2 172 (12.62%) Adobe
3 129 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 58 (4.26%) Google
5 52 (3.82%) Oracle
6 46 (3.37%) SAP
7 42 (3.08%) hybris
8 35 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (2.57%) ServiceNow
9 23 (1.69%) Apple
10 21 (1.54%) IBM
11 16 (1.17%) ATG
12 14 (1.03%) VMware
13 11 (0.81%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.73%) Cisco
15 9 (0.66%) FatWire
16 7 (0.51%) DevExpress
16 7 (0.51%) HP
16 7 (0.51%) Twitter
16 7 (0.51%) Zend