Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 77 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 -28 +9
Contract jobs citing CMS 14 7 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.75% 0.80% 3.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 4.76% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 33
Essex median daily rate £284 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.50% -33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £174 £250 £228
90th Percentile £456 £250 £475
East of England median daily rate £325 £275 £370
% change year-on-year +18.18% -25.68% -4.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Essex median hourly rate £39.88 - £36.67
10th Percentile £36.78 - £23.40
90th Percentile £40.00 - £44.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.03% -2.27% -

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 252 147 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 31.50% 16.80% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 94 119
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% - -17.65%
10th Percentile £310 £225 £226
90th Percentile £600 £538 £482
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 23
Essex median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -7.41% +42.11%
10th Percentile £16.45 £20.25 £18.80
90th Percentile £43.00 £42.38 £45.80
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +15.87% +6.78% +40.48%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Essex

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Essex

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Essex

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor 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 21 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
Brentwood - 3 - -
Basildon - 2 £450 -
Colchester - 1 £425 - 1
CMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Essex region with a requirement for CMS.

1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) Content Management
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 5 (35.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Ajax
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) XHTML
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) Adobe
4 5 (35.71%) B2C
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) Maven
5 4 (28.57%) Sass
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) GitHub
6 3 (21.43%) Node.js
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) Grunt
6 3 (21.43%) Web 2.0
6 3 (21.43%) Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) SEO
6 3 (21.43%) Publishing
7 2 (14.29%) Automotive

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 5 (35.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) GitHub
2 2 (14.29%) Google Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) npm
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) Grunt
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
1 3 (21.43%) Publishing
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) UI Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Web UI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
5 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) Ajax
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) XHTML
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) Sass
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) Node.js
4 3 (21.43%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Java SE
6 1 (7.14%) JSR 170
6 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Struts
6 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Web 2.0
2 2 (14.29%) PACS
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Content Management
3 5 (35.71%) B2C
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) SEO
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Ticket Management
6 1 (7.14%) BPEL
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Huawei
2 2 (14.29%) Omniture
3 1 (7.14%) IBM