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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 52 48 47
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs citing CMS 7 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.15% 1.04% 2.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.73% 8.24% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Median daily rate £475 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.13% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £272 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £13.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +178.84% -31.57%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 104 85 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 17.08% 12.67% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 40 78
Median daily rate £409 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.82% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £249 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +152.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £488 -
CMS
East of England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (25.00%) A/B Testing
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Content Development
4 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Grunt
4 2 (25.00%) Magnolia
4 2 (25.00%) React
4 2 (25.00%) gulp
4 2 (25.00%) API Development

CMS
Top Related 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 2 (25.00%) Magnolia
2 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Grunt
1 2 (25.00%) gulp
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Automotive
3 2 (25.00%) Billing
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Development Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Architect
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Documentation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Photoshop Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) CSS3
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) React
3 2 (25.00%) Sass
3 2 (25.00%) XHTML
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) W3C
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Content Management
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (37.50%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) A/B Testing
3 2 (25.00%) API Development
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (25.00%) Content Development
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) SEO
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) WAI
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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