Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 157 124
Rank change year-on-year -27 -33 -10
Contract jobs citing CMS 1356 1660 1971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.44% 1.72% 1.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.64% 9.25% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 1190 1378
England median daily rate £400 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.55% +5.29%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £399 £363
% change year-on-year +0.38% +9.93% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 45
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.68 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.80% +2.96% +27.78%
10th Percentile £12.90 £14.35 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £59.31 £50.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.78 £25.75
% change year-on-year +53.68% -11.55% +43.06%

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 15692 17952 18535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.69% 18.58% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10391 11721 11797
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 447 553
England median hourly rate £20.71 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.05 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
London -36 718 £425 +3.66% 83
South East -36 239 £365 -6.41% 56
North of England +15 171 £350 -6.67% 56
North West +3 103 £331 -11.67% 32
South West +18 80 £353 +8.46% 15
Midlands -39 80 £325 -7.14% 22
East of England 0 63 £325 +18.18% 14
Yorkshire -10 58 £350 -9.68% 22
East Midlands +7 56 £315 -10.00% 6
West Midlands -52 24 £350 -3.45% 14
North East +42 10 £350 -6.67% 2
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region with a requirement for CMS.

1 555 (40.93%) HTML
2 538 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
3 510 (37.61%) CSS
4 491 (36.21%) JavaScript
5 470 (34.66%) Content Management
6 361 (26.62%) .NET
7 297 (21.90%) C#
8 237 (17.48%) MVC
9 233 (17.18%) jQuery
10 225 (16.59%) Marketing
11 213 (15.71%) HTML5
11 213 (15.71%) Finance
12 209 (15.41%) TDD
12 209 (15.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 209 (15.41%) Sitecore
13 194 (14.31%) User Experience
14 189 (13.94%) AngularJS
15 188 (13.86%) ASP.NET
16 186 (13.72%) Scrum
17 184 (13.57%) E-Commerce
18 177 (13.05%) Microsoft
19 176 (12.98%) Git (software)
20 175 (12.91%) Web Development
21 174 (12.83%) CSS3
21 174 (12.83%) SQL Server
22 168 (12.39%) SQL
23 163 (12.02%) Front End Development
24 162 (11.95%) Java
25 157 (11.58%) Adobe
26 151 (11.14%) XML

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 (15.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 107 (7.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 101 (7.45%) Drupal
4 90 (6.64%) Umbraco
5 81 (5.97%) WordPress
6 71 (5.24%) EPiServer
7 59 (4.35%) IIS
8 57 (4.20%) SharePoint
9 51 (3.76%) Confluence
10 46 (3.39%) Apache
11 38 (2.80%) Kentico
12 24 (1.77%) Apache Solr
13 21 (1.55%) Documentum
14 20 (1.47%) WebSphere
15 19 (1.40%) Alfresco
16 18 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
17 17 (1.25%) Liferay
18 13 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
18 13 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 12 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 84 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 52 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 24 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (1.40%) MS Visio
7 14 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 12 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.37%) InDesign
11 4 (0.29%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.29%) LaTeX
11 4 (0.29%) RoboHelp
11 4 (0.29%) Snagit
12 3 (0.22%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.22%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.22%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.15%) Mingle
13 2 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.15%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 28 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.62%) Magento
3 16 (1.18%) Maximo
4 8 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
4 8 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.44%) Eloqua
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 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.22%) Shopify
7 3 (0.22%) VisionPLUS
7 3 (0.22%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.15%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 81 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (3.69%) GitHub
4 37 (2.73%) Google Analytics
5 15 (1.11%) PaaS
5 15 (1.11%) SaaS
6 11 (0.81%) npm
7 10 (0.74%) Office 365
8 9 (0.66%) IaaS
9 8 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.44%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.37%) Serverless
12 4 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.29%) Fastly
12 4 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.10%) Internet
2 27 (1.99%) Intranet
3 19 (1.40%) HTTP
4 17 (1.25%) DNS
5 12 (0.88%) Wireless
6 10 (0.74%) SMS
7 9 (0.66%) SSL
7 9 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.66%) VoIP
7 9 (0.66%) WAN
8 8 (0.59%) Firewall
8 8 (0.59%) LAN
9 7 (0.52%) BGP
9 7 (0.52%) EIGRP
9 7 (0.52%) OSPF
10 5 (0.37%) MPLS
10 5 (0.37%) Telepresence
10 5 (0.37%) WebEx
11 4 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 77 (5.68%) MySQL
3 46 (3.39%) MongoDB
4 32 (2.36%) Relational Database
5 27 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 24 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.74%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.52%) Endeca
10 7 (0.52%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.44%) Big Data
11 6 (0.44%) IDOL
11 6 (0.44%) Redis
11 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.37%) Couchbase
12 5 (0.37%) Jackrabbit
13 4 (0.29%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 176 (12.98%) Git (software)
2 133 (9.81%) JIRA
3 59 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 50 (3.69%) Jenkins
5 42 (3.10%) Subversion
6 41 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 39 (2.88%) gulp
8 34 (2.51%) Grunt
9 33 (2.43%) Xcode
10 29 (2.14%) Selenium
11 28 (2.06%) Jasmine
11 28 (2.06%) Karma Test Runner
12 23 (1.70%) Mocha
13 22 (1.62%) JUnit
13 22 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (1.55%) TeamCity
15 20 (1.47%) Mockito
16 18 (1.33%) Maven
17 17 (1.25%) Bitbucket
17 17 (1.25%) ReSharper
General
1 225 (16.59%) Marketing
2 213 (15.71%) Finance
3 86 (6.34%) Publishing
4 69 (5.09%) Retail
5 40 (2.95%) Banking
6 36 (2.65%) Legal
7 28 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.92%) Advertising
9 24 (1.77%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.18%) Law
10 16 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.88%) Electronics
11 12 (0.88%) Front Office
12 10 (0.74%) Japanese Language
13 9 (0.66%) Billing
14 8 (0.59%) Games
15 7 (0.52%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.44%) Local Government
17 5 (0.37%) Automotive
18 4 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 708 (52.21%) Developer
2 161 (11.87%) .NET Developer
3 126 (9.29%) Analyst
4 115 (8.48%) C# Developer
5 103 (7.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 89 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 78 (5.75%) Architect
8 70 (5.16%) Business Analyst
8 70 (5.16%) Project Manager
9 68 (5.01%) Sitecore Developer
10 64 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
11 59 (4.35%) CMS Developer
12 54 (3.98%) Web Developer
13 50 (3.69%) HTML Developer
14 47 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
14 47 (3.47%) PHP Developer
15 45 (3.32%) Designer
16 39 (2.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 39 (2.88%) EPiServer Developer
17 38 (2.80%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 555 (40.93%) HTML
2 510 (37.61%) CSS
3 361 (26.62%) .NET
4 233 (17.18%) jQuery
5 213 (15.71%) HTML5
6 189 (13.94%) AngularJS
7 188 (13.86%) ASP.NET
8 174 (12.83%) CSS3
9 151 (11.14%) XML
10 148 (10.91%) Web Services
11 102 (7.52%) Ajax
12 100 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 90 (6.64%) Sass
14 89 (6.56%) RESTful
15 86 (6.34%) React
16 79 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
17 76 (5.60%) .NET Framework
18 75 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 73 (5.38%) REST
20 54 (3.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 194 (14.31%) User Experience
2 89 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 61 (4.50%) Social Media
5 52 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 37 (2.73%) iPad
7 36 (2.65%) Computer Science
8 35 (2.58%) Virtual Team
9 30 (2.21%) iPhone
10 28 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
11 18 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.18%) Digital Media
13 16 (1.18%) Fixed Income
14 15 (1.11%) Derivative
15 14 (1.03%) Swaptions
16 13 (0.96%) Fintech
17 12 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 12 (0.88%) W3C
18 10 (0.74%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 82 (6.05%) Windows
2 64 (4.72%) Linux
3 48 (3.54%) Apple iOS
4 27 (1.99%) Unix
5 26 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 23 (1.70%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.40%) Android
8 12 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.81%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.22%) HPUX
12 3 (0.22%) Solaris
12 3 (0.22%) SUSE
12 3 (0.22%) VMS
13 2 (0.15%) Debian
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.074%) OpenBSD
14 1 (0.074%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 470 (34.66%) Content Management
3 237 (17.48%) MVC
4 209 (15.41%) TDD
5 186 (13.72%) Scrum
6 184 (13.57%) E-Commerce
7 175 (12.91%) Web Development
8 163 (12.02%) Front End Development
9 139 (10.25%) Project Management
10 130 (9.59%) CRM
11 125 (9.22%) Analytics
12 96 (7.08%) OO
13 95 (7.01%) Test Automation
14 94 (6.93%) Migration
15 90 (6.64%) Responsive Web Design
16 89 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 85 (6.27%) SEO
18 83 (6.12%) Unit Testing
19 79 (5.83%) BDD
20 72 (5.31%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 491 (36.21%) JavaScript
2 297 (21.90%) C#
3 168 (12.39%) SQL
4 162 (11.95%) Java
5 136 (10.03%) PHP
6 54 (3.98%) Python
7 40 (2.95%) Objective-C
8 31 (2.29%) T-SQL
9 30 (2.21%) PowerShell
10 28 (2.06%) Apple Swift
11 22 (1.62%) C++
12 20 (1.47%) ES6
13 17 (1.25%) Ruby
14 14 (1.03%) VBScript
15 12 (0.88%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.88%) TypeScript
16 10 (0.74%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.74%) VBA
17 9 (0.66%) Go
17 9 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 119 (8.78%) Degree
2 22 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.11%) PMI Certification
5 13 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (0.88%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.81%) PMP
8 9 (0.66%) CCIE
8 9 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (0.59%) MCP
10 7 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.52%) CCNP
10 7 (0.52%) CCNP Voice
10 7 (0.52%) CCVP
10 7 (0.52%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.44%) ISEB
11 6 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (6.19%) QA
2 7 (0.52%) SLA
3 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) GDPR
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.15%) PMO
5 2 (0.15%) WCAG
6 1 (0.074%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.074%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.074%) WAI
System Software
1 33 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.14%) Docker
3 18 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.44%) Varnish
5 6 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.37%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.15%) vSphere
8 1 (0.074%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (1.55%) Puppet
2 19 (1.40%) Ansible
3 12 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
6 7 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (0.52%) TeamSite
6 7 (0.52%) Terraform
7 3 (0.22%) PowerCLI
7 3 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.15%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.15%) MOM
8 2 (0.15%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.15%) SafeCom
8 2 (0.15%) SCCM
8 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.074%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 209 (15.41%) Sitecore
2 177 (13.05%) Microsoft
3 157 (11.58%) Adobe
4 63 (4.65%) Oracle
5 50 (3.69%) Google
6 41 (3.02%) SAP
6 41 (3.02%) ServiceNow
7 40 (2.95%) Apple
8 35 (2.58%) hybris
9 26 (1.92%) IBM
10 25 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.33%) Cisco
11 18 (1.33%) VMware
12 17 (1.25%) ATG
13 16 (1.18%) OpenText
14 14 (1.03%) Atlassian
15 13 (0.96%) Avaya
16 12 (0.88%) FatWire
17 10 (0.74%) Splunk
17 10 (0.74%) Twitter