Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 78 61
Rank change year-on-year -5 -17 -5
Contract jobs citing CMS 21 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.29% 1.13% 2.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.63% 6.75% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 29
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +37.93% +4.50%
10th Percentile £160 £200 £225
90th Percentile £519 £521 £605
East of England median daily rate £325 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 - £28.50
10th Percentile £22.50 - £27.75
90th Percentile £27.50 - £29.25
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £39.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year -37.11% +23.26% -19.38%

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 218 237 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.37% 16.81% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 115 124
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £156 £230 £183
90th Percentile £539 £574 £564
East of England median daily rate £450 £447 £400
% change year-on-year +0.67% +11.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -13.04% -46.92%
10th Percentile £16.50 £14.10 £12.75
90th Percentile £56.25 £34.50 £29.55
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% -31.30%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 +6 12 £463 +15.63% 1
Borehamwood - 2 £325 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £168 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -17 1 - -
Hatfield - 1 £125 - 2
CMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 14 (66.67%) Content Management
2 11 (52.38%) Retail
3 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (42.86%) EPoS
3 9 (42.86%) SaaS
3 9 (42.86%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (38.10%) SAP
5 7 (33.33%) Data Architecture
6 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) SEO
7 4 (19.05%) Marketing
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
8 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) hybris
8 3 (14.29%) Google
8 3 (14.29%) Web Design
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
9 2 (9.52%) Adobe
9 2 (9.52%) OO
9 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis

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:

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) gulp
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 11 (52.38%) Retail
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Architect
1 8 (38.10%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Applications Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Content Editor
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Web Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) Handlebars
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) EPoS
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Content Management
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 4 (19.05%) Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
5 4 (19.05%) SEO
6 3 (14.29%) Web Design
7 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Digital Media Management
7 2 (9.52%) Email Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
8 1 (4.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.76%) HP ALM
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) hybris
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Maxymiser
4 1 (4.76%) Omniture
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau