Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 January 2021 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)
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 59 100
Rank change year-on-year +14 +41 -22
Contract jobs citing CMS 4 2 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Essex 1.16% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.84% 2.25% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.62% +53.37%
East of England median daily rate £475 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +18.75% +23.08% +15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £25.00

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 Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 51 89 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.74% 16.64% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 188
Median daily rate £473 £443 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.78% -11.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £384 £238 £338
90th Percentile £571 £592 £588
East of England median daily rate £470 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +10.59% -5.56% +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £59.00 £16.00 £39.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +268.75% -59.02% -2.40%
10th Percentile £57.00 £11.44 £32.67
90th Percentile £61.00 £20.98 £46.21
Median hourly rate £21.75 £16.50 £33.08
% change year-on-year +31.82% -50.12% -2.75%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Essex

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMS in Essex.

Daily rate trend for CMS in Essex

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMS in Essex.

Hourly rate trend for CMS in Essex

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Essex region over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. 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
Basildon - 3 - -
Harlow - 1 - -
CMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 Essex region with a requirement for CMS.

1 3 (75.00%) B2B
1 3 (75.00%) B2C
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (75.00%) hybris
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Degree

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (75.00%) Apache Solr
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) B2B
1 3 (75.00%) B2C
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) hybris
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com