Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 70 65
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 14 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.89% 1.65% 2.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.49% 9.24% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 20
Hertfordshire median daily rate £369 £275 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.09% -0.45% -26.33%
10th Percentile £200 £220 £150
90th Percentile £438 £413 £425
East of England median daily rate £325 £275 £375
% change year-on-year +18.18% -26.67% -3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £43.00 £28.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.88% +25.27% -
10th Percentile £41.50 £27.75 £10.88
90th Percentile £44.50 £29.25 £34.50
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 255 249 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.29% 17.90% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 128 113
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £185
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
East of England median daily rate £434 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +11.94% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 16
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -40.00% +103.13%
10th Percentile £14.85 £12.78 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.83 £37.38
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 Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Hertfordshire

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Hertfordshire

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Hertfordshire

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Hertfordshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Watford +1 12 £425 +193.10%
Hertford - 1 £313 -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
CMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) User Experience
2 7 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) DNA
2 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (50.00%) Content Management
2 7 (50.00%) Marketing
3 6 (42.86%) SEO
3 6 (42.86%) Adobe
3 6 (42.86%) Digital Content Management
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Time Management
4 5 (35.71%) A/B Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
6 2 (14.29%) PRADO
6 2 (14.29%) Social Media
6 2 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
6 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 2 (14.29%) Retail

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) Jackrabbit
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Log4j
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Mockito
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Content Editor
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Digital Content Editor
1 5 (35.71%) Digital Editor
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) CMS Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Junior
2 2 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Junior Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Content Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Content Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Web Content Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) JDBC
3 2 (14.29%) PRADO
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) Servlets
3 2 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) CakePHP
4 1 (7.14%) EJB
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) JSTL
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) Spring Batch
4 1 (7.14%) Struts
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) HPUX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Content Management
1 7 (50.00%) DNA
1 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) Digital Content Management
2 6 (42.86%) SEO
3 5 (35.71%) A/B Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Analytics
3 5 (35.71%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.14%) Integrated Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Social Media Management
6 1 (7.14%) Social Media Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.14%) ATG
3 1 (7.14%) Blue Martini
3 1 (7.14%) Brandwatch
3 1 (7.14%) Demandware
3 1 (7.14%) Elastic Path
3 1 (7.14%) Facebook
3 1 (7.14%) hybris
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sysomos
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter