Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 154 151
Rank change year-on-year -35 -3 -29
Contract jobs citing CMS 1,329 1,422 1,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.45% 1.69% 1.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.83% 9.86% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 933 1,169
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £230
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 37
England median hourly rate £17.50 £29.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.68% +63.89% -45.45%
10th Percentile £12.69 £13.63 £9.30
90th Percentile £47.83 £98.42 £55.07
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -41.67% +66.67% -47.06%

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 15,057 14,419 17,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.45% 17.09% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,064 9,359 11,422
England median daily rate £450 £438 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +3.78% +5.40%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £605 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 343 414
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.73% -1.70% +5.26%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.61% -7.32% +7.89%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -25 712 £460 +8.24% 150
South East -31 239 £399 +6.33% 101
North of England -4 177 £400 +6.67% 95
North West +13 109 £400 +7.38% 56
Midlands -16 94 £370 +5.71% 62
East Midlands 0 55 £400 +26.98% 25
South West -42 55 £375 - 40
Yorkshire -21 52 £400 +6.67% 35
East of England -21 50 £338 -20.59% 22
West Midlands -16 38 £318 -15.33% 37
North East +1 15 £395 -21.00% 4
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for CMS.

1 557 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (36.95%) HTML
3 449 (33.78%) JavaScript
4 442 (33.26%) CSS
5 415 (31.23%) Content Management
6 304 (22.87%) .NET
7 271 (20.39%) C#
8 226 (17.01%) E-Commerce
9 221 (16.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 221 (16.63%) Sitecore
10 200 (15.05%) MVC
11 186 (14.00%) AngularJS
12 183 (13.77%) HTML5
12 183 (13.77%) User Experience
13 181 (13.62%) Finance
14 175 (13.17%) Scrum
15 174 (13.09%) jQuery
16 162 (12.19%) Java
17 159 (11.96%) Marketing
18 155 (11.66%) SQL
18 155 (11.66%) Adobe
19 150 (11.29%) Front End Development
20 149 (11.21%) Git (software)
21 146 (10.99%) ASP.NET
22 143 (10.76%) CSS3
23 142 (10.68%) Web Services
24 128 (9.63%) TDD
25 122 (9.18%) SQL Server
26 120 (9.03%) DevOps
27 119 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 221 (16.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 119 (8.95%) WordPress
3 110 (8.28%) Umbraco
4 107 (8.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 89 (6.70%) Drupal
6 63 (4.74%) EPiServer
7 49 (3.69%) SharePoint
8 30 (2.26%) Apache
9 29 (2.18%) WebSphere
10 28 (2.11%) Tomcat
11 27 (2.03%) Apache Solr
12 25 (1.88%) IIS
13 24 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
14 23 (1.73%) Confluence
15 21 (1.58%) Kentico
16 16 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
17 15 (1.13%) Mule
17 15 (1.13%) Mule ESB
17 15 (1.13%) Orchard CMS
18 14 (1.05%) Joomla!
Applications
1 87 (6.55%) Photoshop
2 39 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.68%) InDesign
7 9 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (0.45%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.38%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.075%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.075%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.075%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.075%) GIMP
12 1 (0.075%) HipChat
12 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.88%) Magento
2 8 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.60%) SDL Web 8
3 7 (0.53%) Maximo
3 7 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.45%) Eloqua
4 6 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.30%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.23%) Shopify
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 2 (0.15%) Sprinklr
8 1 (0.075%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.075%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.075%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 119 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.86%) Google Analytics
4 36 (2.71%) GitHub
5 24 (1.81%) npm
6 22 (1.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 20 (1.50%) PaaS
7 20 (1.50%) SaaS
8 17 (1.28%) Trello
9 15 (1.13%) Adobe Analytics
10 13 (0.98%) Yarn
11 12 (0.90%) Office 365
12 9 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.60%) Serverless
13 8 (0.60%) Slack
14 7 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.53%) G Suite
14 7 (0.53%) IaaS
15 6 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.66%) SMS
2 21 (1.58%) Internet
3 16 (1.20%) HTTP
3 16 (1.20%) Intranet
4 14 (1.05%) DNS
5 10 (0.75%) Firewall
6 8 (0.60%) SNMP
6 8 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.45%) LAN
7 6 (0.45%) Skype
8 5 (0.38%) SSH
9 4 (0.30%) H.323
9 4 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.30%) ISDN
9 4 (0.30%) SMTP
9 4 (0.30%) SSL
9 4 (0.30%) WAN
10 3 (0.23%) Extranet
10 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.23%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.64%) MySQL
3 48 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 46 (3.46%) MongoDB
5 32 (2.41%) Endeca
6 26 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 13 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.68%) Big Data
10 9 (0.68%) EDRMS
11 8 (0.60%) CouchDB
11 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.53%) Jackrabbit
12 7 (0.53%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.45%) Couchbase
13 6 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.38%) Redis
15 4 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 149 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 91 (6.85%) JIRA
3 47 (3.54%) Visual Studio
4 39 (2.93%) Subversion
5 37 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 34 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (2.41%) gulp
8 31 (2.33%) TeamCity
9 30 (2.26%) Jenkins
10 28 (2.11%) JUnit
11 23 (1.73%) Cucumber
11 23 (1.73%) Grunt
12 20 (1.50%) Eclipse
13 19 (1.43%) Jasmine
13 19 (1.43%) Maven
13 19 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
14 18 (1.35%) Selenium
15 17 (1.28%) Mockito
15 17 (1.28%) webpack
15 17 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 181 (13.62%) Finance
2 159 (11.96%) Marketing
3 69 (5.19%) Retail
4 68 (5.12%) Publishing
5 32 (2.41%) Banking
6 24 (1.81%) Law
7 20 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.35%) Advertising
9 15 (1.13%) Legal
10 13 (0.98%) Japanese Language
11 11 (0.83%) Games
12 9 (0.68%) Back Office
12 9 (0.68%) French Language
12 9 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.45%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.38%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.38%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.30%) German Language
15 4 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 620 (46.65%) Developer
2 114 (8.58%) .NET Developer
3 104 (7.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 100 (7.52%) Architect
5 90 (6.77%) Analyst
6 82 (6.17%) Project Manager
7 72 (5.42%) C# Developer
8 53 (3.99%) Designer
8 53 (3.99%) Senior Developer
9 49 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 49 (3.69%) Java Developer
9 49 (3.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 47 (3.54%) Full Stack Developer
11 46 (3.46%) CMS Developer
12 45 (3.39%) HTML Developer
12 45 (3.39%) Sitecore Developer
13 40 (3.01%) PHP Developer
14 39 (2.93%) Python Developer
15 38 (2.86%) Business Analyst
16 37 (2.78%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 491 (36.95%) HTML
2 442 (33.26%) CSS
3 304 (22.87%) .NET
4 186 (14.00%) AngularJS
5 183 (13.77%) HTML5
6 174 (13.09%) jQuery
7 146 (10.99%) ASP.NET
8 143 (10.76%) CSS3
9 142 (10.68%) Web Services
10 116 (8.73%) XML
11 99 (7.45%) React
12 89 (6.70%) Sass
13 74 (5.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 73 (5.49%) Ajax
15 67 (5.04%) RESTful
16 62 (4.67%) .NET Framework
17 61 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
17 61 (4.59%) Django
18 57 (4.29%) REST
19 56 (4.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 183 (13.77%) User Experience
2 74 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (2.93%) Mobile App
4 32 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.11%) iPad
7 26 (1.96%) Social Media
8 24 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
9 20 (1.50%) PKI
10 15 (1.13%) Computer Science
11 14 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 13 (0.98%) Graphic Design
13 12 (0.90%) CMDB
13 12 (0.90%) iPhone
14 10 (0.75%) Blog
14 10 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.75%) Fintech
15 9 (0.68%) EPoS
15 9 (0.68%) Public Cloud
16 8 (0.60%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 65 (4.89%) Linux
2 39 (2.93%) Windows
3 32 (2.41%) Unix
4 31 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.13%) Android
6 14 (1.05%) OpenVMS
7 13 (0.98%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.75%) Solaris
9 9 (0.68%) HPUX
9 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.30%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.15%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.075%) Debian
15 1 (0.075%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 415 (31.23%) Content Management
3 226 (17.01%) E-Commerce
4 200 (15.05%) MVC
5 175 (13.17%) Scrum
6 150 (11.29%) Front End Development
7 128 (9.63%) TDD
8 120 (9.03%) DevOps
9 111 (8.35%) Analytics
10 110 (8.28%) Project Management
11 108 (8.13%) Web Development
12 106 (7.98%) Test Automation
13 105 (7.90%) Problem-Solving
14 97 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 88 (6.62%) CRM
16 86 (6.47%) Migration
17 74 (5.57%) SEO
18 71 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
19 67 (5.04%) Software Engineering
20 61 (4.59%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 449 (33.78%) JavaScript
2 271 (20.39%) C#
3 162 (12.19%) Java
4 155 (11.66%) SQL
5 108 (8.13%) PHP
6 69 (5.19%) Python
7 33 (2.48%) ES6
8 26 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 24 (1.81%) C
9 24 (1.81%) Ruby
10 22 (1.66%) Objective-C
11 20 (1.50%) Java 8
12 18 (1.35%) TypeScript
13 16 (1.20%) Apple Swift
14 15 (1.13%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.05%) Perl
16 13 (0.98%) Bash Shell
17 12 (0.90%) C++
17 12 (0.90%) ES7
18 11 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (5.42%) Degree
2 31 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.45%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.45%) PMP
7 5 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.38%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.23%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.23%) CCNA
9 3 (0.23%) ISEB
9 3 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.15%) CCIE
10 2 (0.15%) CCIE Collaboration
10 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.09%) QA
2 10 (0.75%) PMO
3 7 (0.53%) GDPR
3 7 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.53%) SLA
4 5 (0.38%) WCAG
5 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.23%) SEPA
5 3 (0.23%) TARGET2
6 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.15%) PSD2
7 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.075%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.075%) WAI
System Software
1 45 (3.39%) Docker
2 17 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.13%) Varnish
4 4 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.15%) KVM
5 2 (0.15%) LXC
5 2 (0.15%) vCloud
5 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.075%) Firmware
6 1 (0.075%) iptables
6 1 (0.075%) NFS
6 1 (0.075%) Samba
6 1 (0.075%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
2 17 (1.28%) Kibana
3 16 (1.20%) CA Single Sign-On
3 16 (1.20%) OpenSSO
4 12 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.90%) Puppet
5 10 (0.75%) TeamSite
6 9 (0.68%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (0.45%) SCCM
9 5 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.23%) Nagios
11 3 (0.23%) Pingdom
11 3 (0.23%) Terraform
12 2 (0.15%) Ansible
12 2 (0.15%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 221 (16.63%) Sitecore
2 155 (11.66%) Adobe
3 95 (7.15%) Microsoft
4 64 (4.82%) Google
5 53 (3.99%) Oracle
6 45 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
7 41 (3.09%) ServiceNow
8 32 (2.41%) hybris
9 27 (2.03%) ATG
10 26 (1.96%) SAP
11 20 (1.50%) IBM
12 16 (1.20%) BEA
13 9 (0.68%) Avaya
13 9 (0.68%) Cisco
13 9 (0.68%) FatWire
14 8 (0.60%) Demandware
15 7 (0.53%) Micro Focus
15 7 (0.53%) Twitter
16 6 (0.45%) Citrix
16 6 (0.45%) VMware