Period
to 19 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 82 84
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing CMS 12 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.89% 1.18% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.32% 7.59% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £163 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.89% +33.33% -28.95%
10th Percentile £113 £328 £167
90th Percentile £294 £605 £511
East of England median daily rate £375 £431 £365
% change year-on-year -13.04% +18.15% -10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £27.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.50% +155.32%
East of England median hourly rate - £14.57 £21.25
% change year-on-year - -31.46% +136.11%

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 164 237 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.18% 15.54% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 109 123
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £248 £263 £205
90th Percentile £576 £600 £598
East of England median daily rate £457 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +7.53% +6.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £13.99 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.32% -39.85% -33.57%
10th Percentile £17.85 £12.25 £14.35
90th Percentile £48.55 £46.00 £42.25
East of England median hourly rate £38.50 £20.45 £24.00
% change year-on-year +88.26% -14.79% +14.29%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 +7 6 £200 -69.23% 1
Hatfield +8 2 £125 -69.70% 1
Hemel Hempstead +5 1 £325 +8.33%
Stevenage - 1 - -
CMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) User Experience
3 5 (41.67%) Sass
3 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (41.67%) Grunt
3 5 (41.67%) Bower
3 5 (41.67%) Wireframes
3 5 (41.67%) Vector Graphics
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (41.67%) Magento
3 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (33.33%) Sitecore
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (33.33%) Jasmine
4 4 (33.33%) Dojo
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) W3C
4 4 (33.33%) XHTML
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (33.33%) Sprint Planning

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 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (8.33%) EPiServer
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Bower
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) Grunt
2 4 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 4 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (25.00%) Junior
4 2 (16.67%) Content Editor
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Magento Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Content Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Web Content Editor
5 1 (8.33%) Web Editor
5 1 (8.33%) Website Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Sass
2 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (33.33%) Dojo
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) LESS
3 4 (33.33%) XHTML
4 3 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (16.67%) JSP
5 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 5 (41.67%) Vector Graphics
3 4 (33.33%) W3C
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Social Media
6 1 (8.33%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
1 5 (41.67%) Wireframes
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (33.33%) Sprint Planning
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (16.67%) B2B
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 2 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Online Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) SEO
3 2 (16.67%) Web Design
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
1 4 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) hybris
3 1 (8.33%) Computacenter
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Xerox