The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 26 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 49 50
Rank change year-on-year +22 +1  
Contract jobs citing CMS 18 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.45% 0.63% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 31.58% 3.57% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
Median daily rate £310 £225 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.77% +38.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year -12.17% -28.39%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 57 84 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 17.27% 17.76% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 56 40
Median daily rate £325 £413 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +12.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +48.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Gloucestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cheltenham +6 2 £248 +10.00%
Gloucester - 2 £400 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £525 -
CMS
South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 23 (88.46%) Content Management
2 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 6 (23.08%) Internet
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) JIRA
2 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Android
2 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 6 (23.08%) Issue Tracking
3 5 (19.23%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
4 4 (15.38%) IBM
4 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 3 (11.54%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (11.54%) QA
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) SEO
5 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Multichannel Retail
6 2 (7.69%) Retail
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) Copywriting
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (3.85%) Front End Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (3.85%) Drupal
1 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Grunt
2 1 (3.85%) gulp
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Technical Writer
2 10 (38.46%) Author
2 10 (38.46%) Technical Author
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Copywriter
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Copywriter
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SEO Copywriter
5 2 (7.69%) Web Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Web Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Content Strategist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) OOCSS
4 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Blog
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Android
1 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Content Management
2 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 6 (23.08%) Issue Tracking
2 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
4 3 (11.54%) SEO
4 3 (11.54%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Copywriting
5 2 (7.69%) Multichannel Retail
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Competitor Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Information Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Zend