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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 148 111
Rank change year-on-year -5 -37  
Contract jobs citing CMS 706 836 982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.63% 1.70% 1.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.74% 9.45% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 603 659
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £231 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 26
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.00% -25.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.25 £15.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £52.25 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £22.22 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -44.45%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7249 8846 9074
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.77% 17.95% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7475 9879 9665
Median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 375 463
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 359 £428 +0.58% 103
South East -15 119 £350 -10.25% 33
North of England +39 69 £375 +11.94% 47
Midlands -7 62 £350 +16.66% 35
East Midlands +14 43 £315 -10.00% 12
East of England -6 43 £419 -6.94% 18
South West -10 37 £325 +18.18% 22
North West +14 36 £325 +1.56% 27
Yorkshire +8 24 £400 - 17
West Midlands -21 19 £355 +18.33% 21
North East +79 9 £363 +16.00% 3
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 620 (43.27%) HTML
2 609 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 573 (39.99%) CSS
4 505 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
5 464 (32.38%) Content Management
6 380 (26.52%) .NET
7 307 (21.42%) HTML5
8 304 (21.21%) C#
9 265 (18.49%) jQuery
10 257 (17.93%) MVC
11 243 (16.96%) User Experience
12 230 (16.05%) Sitecore CMS
12 230 (16.05%) Sitecore
13 229 (15.98%) XML
14 222 (15.49%) ASP.NET
15 211 (14.72%) CSS3
16 203 (14.17%) E-Commerce
17 200 (13.96%) Web Development
18 188 (13.12%) SQL
18 188 (13.12%) AngularJS
19 187 (13.05%) Java
19 187 (13.05%) Microsoft
20 181 (12.63%) Front End Development
21 175 (12.21%) Adobe
22 172 (12.00%) SQL Server
23 171 (11.93%) Finance
24 170 (11.86%) Marketing
25 150 (10.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
26 148 (10.33%) Ajax
27 139 (9.70%) TDD

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
1 230 (16.05%) Sitecore CMS
2 150 (10.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 124 (8.65%) Umbraco
4 118 (8.23%) Drupal
5 90 (6.28%) EPiServer
6 74 (5.16%) WordPress
7 56 (3.91%) SharePoint
8 46 (3.21%) IIS
9 37 (2.58%) WebSphere
10 28 (1.95%) Apache
11 25 (1.74%) Confluence
12 17 (1.19%) Magnolia
13 16 (1.12%) DNN
14 15 (1.05%) Apache Solr
14 15 (1.05%) ColdFusion
14 15 (1.05%) CoreMedia CMS
14 15 (1.05%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.98%) JBoss
15 14 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (0.84%) Kentico
Applications
1 44 (3.07%) Photoshop
2 43 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 15 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.28%) InDesign
10 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.14%) Mingle
11 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.070%) InVision
11 1 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.77%) Magento
4 9 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.42%) SDL Web 8
6 5 (0.35%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.28%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.21%) FastStats
8 3 (0.21%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.14%) Siebel CRM
10 1 (0.070%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.070%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.070%) SessionCam
10 1 (0.070%) Shopify
10 1 (0.070%) Social Studio
10 1 (0.070%) StreamServe
10 1 (0.070%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (3.00%) Google Analytics
4 29 (2.02%) GitHub
5 23 (1.61%) SaaS
6 15 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
7 14 (0.98%) Office 365
7 14 (0.98%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 13 (0.91%) PaaS
9 8 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.42%) IaaS
11 6 (0.42%) Trello
12 4 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
12 4 (0.28%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.21%) AdWords
13 3 (0.21%) Google Drive
13 3 (0.21%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.21%) Responsys
13 3 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.75%) Internet
2 33 (2.30%) Intranet
3 27 (1.88%) HTTP
4 24 (1.67%) WebEx
5 14 (0.98%) Firewall
6 13 (0.91%) DNS
6 13 (0.91%) SSL
7 10 (0.70%) MPLS
8 8 (0.56%) Skype
9 7 (0.49%) Extranet
10 6 (0.42%) Network Security
10 6 (0.42%) Telepresence
11 5 (0.35%) Broadband
11 5 (0.35%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.35%) FTP
11 5 (0.35%) SNMP
11 5 (0.35%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.21%) LAN
12 3 (0.21%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (5.93%) MySQL
3 36 (2.51%) MongoDB
4 30 (2.09%) NoSQL
5 23 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 14 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (0.84%) Endeca
10 12 (0.84%) Redis
11 10 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.49%) Power BI
13 6 (0.42%) Big Data
13 6 (0.42%) GIS
13 6 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.35%) Couchbase
14 5 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 107 (7.47%) Git (software)
2 81 (5.65%) JIRA
3 79 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 73 (5.09%) Jenkins
5 69 (4.82%) Visual Studio
6 39 (2.72%) Selenium
7 32 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 29 (2.02%) TeamCity
9 28 (1.95%) gulp
9 28 (1.95%) Maven
10 27 (1.88%) Hudson
11 26 (1.81%) Jasmine
12 23 (1.61%) Grunt
12 23 (1.61%) WebDriver
13 22 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
14 19 (1.33%) Bitbucket
15 16 (1.12%) Subversion
16 15 (1.05%) Ant
16 15 (1.05%) Mocha
17 14 (0.98%) JMeter
General
1 171 (11.93%) Finance
2 170 (11.86%) Marketing
3 94 (6.56%) Retail
4 62 (4.33%) Publishing
5 53 (3.70%) Banking
6 35 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 30 (2.09%) Advertising
8 28 (1.95%) Legal
9 23 (1.61%) Electronics
10 21 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.91%) Back Office
12 11 (0.77%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.63%) Games
13 9 (0.63%) Law
13 9 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.56%) Automotive
15 7 (0.49%) Front Office
16 5 (0.35%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 773 (53.94%) Developer
2 175 (12.21%) .NET Developer
3 145 (10.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 123 (8.58%) Analyst
5 120 (8.37%) Architect
6 87 (6.07%) C# Developer
7 84 (5.86%) Web Developer
8 77 (5.37%) CMS Developer
9 76 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 75 (5.23%) Sitecore Developer
11 68 (4.75%) Business Analyst
11 68 (4.75%) JavaScript Developer
12 64 (4.47%) Project Manager
13 61 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
14 57 (3.98%) EPiServer Developer
14 57 (3.98%) Senior Developer
15 55 (3.84%) Java Developer
16 46 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
17 45 (3.14%) HTML Developer
17 45 (3.14%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (43.27%) HTML
2 573 (39.99%) CSS
3 380 (26.52%) .NET
4 307 (21.42%) HTML5
5 265 (18.49%) jQuery
6 229 (15.98%) XML
7 222 (15.49%) ASP.NET
8 211 (14.72%) CSS3
9 188 (13.12%) AngularJS
10 148 (10.33%) Ajax
11 133 (9.28%) Web Services
12 104 (7.26%) REST
13 97 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 88 (6.14%) JSON
15 87 (6.07%) Sass
16 84 (5.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 81 (5.65%) React
18 77 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
19 75 (5.23%) XHTML
20 67 (4.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 243 (16.96%) User Experience
2 113 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 45 (3.14%) iPad
5 44 (3.07%) Mobile App
6 42 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
7 38 (2.65%) Social Media
8 32 (2.23%) W3C
9 27 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 25 (1.74%) Virtual Team
11 19 (1.33%) Computer Science
11 19 (1.33%) Data Centre
12 17 (1.19%) Derivative
12 17 (1.19%) e-Learning
12 17 (1.19%) Fixed Income
13 16 (1.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 16 (1.12%) Swaptions
14 14 (0.98%) Data Structures
15 13 (0.91%) CMDB
15 13 (0.91%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 109 (7.61%) Windows
2 53 (3.70%) Linux
3 28 (1.95%) Windows Server
4 25 (1.74%) Unix
5 18 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.12%) Android
7 12 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.28%) Solaris
11 4 (0.28%) SUSE
12 2 (0.14%) CentOS
12 2 (0.14%) Debian
12 2 (0.14%) MVS
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.070%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.070%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.070%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (32.38%) Content Management
3 257 (17.93%) MVC
4 203 (14.17%) E-Commerce
5 200 (13.96%) Web Development
6 181 (12.63%) Front End Development
7 139 (9.70%) TDD
8 130 (9.07%) Analytics
8 130 (9.07%) Scrum
9 111 (7.75%) Project Management
10 96 (6.70%) CRM
11 90 (6.28%) Migration
12 84 (5.86%) Test Automation
13 77 (5.37%) SEO
14 75 (5.23%) Responsive Web Design
15 71 (4.95%) BDD
15 71 (4.95%) Web Design
16 69 (4.82%) DevOps
17 68 (4.75%) OO
18 63 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 609 (42.50%) JavaScript
2 304 (21.21%) C#
3 188 (13.12%) SQL
4 187 (13.05%) Java
5 116 (8.09%) PHP
6 68 (4.75%) Python
7 33 (2.30%) T-SQL
8 30 (2.09%) Ruby
9 24 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 23 (1.61%) C++
11 18 (1.26%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.12%) C
13 14 (0.98%) ActionScript
14 12 (0.84%) ES6
14 12 (0.84%) Groovy
15 9 (0.63%) Perl
15 9 (0.63%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.56%) ECMAScript
16 8 (0.56%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (5.02%) Degree
2 17 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.63%) Master's Degree
4 8 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (0.56%) ISEB
4 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.56%) PMI Certification
4 8 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.28%) GISP
6 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.28%) PMP
7 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.21%) MCP
7 3 (0.21%) MCSE
7 3 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.14%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.12%) QA
2 9 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.56%) SLA
4 7 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.35%) WCAG
6 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.21%) WAI
7 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.14%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.070%) GDPR
8 1 (0.070%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.33%) Docker
3 11 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.070%) Firmware
7 1 (0.070%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.070%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.070%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (2.02%) Ansible
2 27 (1.88%) Puppet
3 23 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.63%) HP Fortify
5 8 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.35%) SCCM
6 5 (0.35%) TeamSite
7 4 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.28%) Terraform
8 3 (0.21%) Kibana
8 3 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.14%) logstash
9 2 (0.14%) MOM
9 2 (0.14%) SafeCom
9 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.14%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.070%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.070%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.070%) Piwik
Vendors
1 230 (16.05%) Sitecore
2 187 (13.05%) Microsoft
3 175 (12.21%) Adobe
4 76 (5.30%) Oracle
5 63 (4.40%) Google
6 55 (3.84%) ServiceNow
7 33 (2.30%) IBM
8 30 (2.09%) SAP
9 29 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.54%) Demandware
11 19 (1.33%) Apple
12 18 (1.26%) Avaya
12 18 (1.26%) Cisco
12 18 (1.26%) Splunk
13 17 (1.19%) Atlassian
14 16 (1.12%) ATG
15 15 (1.05%) OpenText
16 14 (0.98%) HP
17 13 (0.91%) FatWire
17 13 (0.91%) VMware
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