The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 26 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)
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 83 86
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3  
Contract jobs citing CMS 19 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.74% 1.70% 1.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.67% 11.74% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 19
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 139 213 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.72% 14.45% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 155 175
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +52.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Leeds

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Leeds over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leeds region with a requirement for CMS.

1 24 (63.16%) .NET
2 19 (50.00%) C#
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 17 (44.74%) MVC
4 17 (44.74%) jQuery
5 16 (42.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 16 (42.11%) Sitecore
6 14 (36.84%) SQL
7 13 (34.21%) HTML
7 13 (34.21%) CSS
7 13 (34.21%) Scrum
7 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 9 (23.68%) Web Development
9 9 (23.68%) TDD
9 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
11 7 (18.42%) CSS3
11 7 (18.42%) HTML5
11 7 (18.42%) Umbraco
11 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
11 7 (18.42%) OOP
11 7 (18.42%) SOA
12 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
12 6 (15.79%) Project Management
12 6 (15.79%) Ajax
12 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 16 (42.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (18.42%) Umbraco
3 4 (10.53%) Apache Solr
3 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 2 (5.26%) Confluence
5 2 (5.26%) Drupal
5 2 (5.26%) Plone
5 2 (5.26%) SilverStripe
5 2 (5.26%) Sitefinity
5 2 (5.26%) WordPress
6 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.63%) IIS
6 1 (2.63%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.63%) Basecamp
2 1 (2.63%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Intranet
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) CTI
3 1 (2.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
3 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (2.63%) Hudson
5 1 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Umbraco Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) CMS Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) PHP Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 17 (44.74%) jQuery
4 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (34.21%) CSS
4 13 (34.21%) HTML
5 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (18.42%) CSS3
7 7 (18.42%) HTML5
8 6 (15.79%) Ajax
9 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
10 4 (10.53%) RESTful
11 3 (7.89%) XHTML
12 2 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (5.26%) Laravel
12 2 (5.26%) LESS
12 2 (5.26%) Sass
12 2 (5.26%) Symfony
12 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) IVR
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) MVC
3 13 (34.21%) Scrum
4 9 (23.68%) TDD
4 9 (23.68%) Web Development
5 7 (18.42%) OOP
5 7 (18.42%) SOA
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.79%) Front End Development
6 6 (15.79%) Project Management
6 6 (15.79%) SOLID
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (13.16%) Microservices
7 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) Content Management
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (10.53%) Kanban
9 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Sitecore
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) Zend
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) Avaya
4 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.63%) Nuxeo
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.63%) Telerik