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 25 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 48 45
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing CMS 11 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.76% 1.40% 3.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.91% 8.26% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 11
Median daily rate £375 £319 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £615 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 111 109 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 17.76% 16.90% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 80
Median daily rate £400 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -54.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £29.20 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Hertfordshire

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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 3 months to 25 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
Watford -3 3 £425 -32.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £295 -
Hertford - 1 £313 -
CMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Retail
3 6 (33.33%) Content Management
3 6 (33.33%) HTML5
3 6 (33.33%) CSS3
4 5 (27.78%) Web Development
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
5 4 (22.22%) JIRA
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
6 3 (16.67%) Magnolia
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) React
6 3 (16.67%) gulp
6 3 (16.67%) API Development

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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 3 (16.67%) Magnolia
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (5.56%) InDesign
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) CTI
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) MPLS
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.56%) VLAN
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Informix
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Grunt
2 3 (16.67%) gulp
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Billing
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) CMS Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 1 (5.56%) EPiServer Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) CSS3
2 6 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) Ajax
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) Node.js
4 3 (16.67%) React
4 3 (16.67%) Sass
4 3 (16.67%) XHTML
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
1 3 (16.67%) W3C
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) e-Learning
2 2 (11.11%) IVR
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Content Management
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Web Development
3 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (16.67%) A/B Testing
4 3 (16.67%) API Development
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (16.67%) SEO
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Web Design
4 3 (16.67%) Wireframes
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) WAI
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) hybris
3 1 (5.56%) Meraki
3 1 (5.56%) Mitel
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
3 1 (5.56%) Verint