The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 29 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.

Content Management System (CMS)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 26 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs citing CMS 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.79% 1.29% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.82% 10.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £250 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £13.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -39.53%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 34 20 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 20.24% 12.90% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 16
Median daily rate £320 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £349 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.67% -14.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Leicester

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leicester region with a requirement for CMS.

1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Service Management
1 5 (55.56%) ITSM
1 5 (55.56%) Content Management
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Usability Testing
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) VLE
3 3 (33.33%) Social Media
3 3 (33.33%) Blackboard
3 3 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (33.33%) Statistics
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Communications Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Communications Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Communications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Content Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) LINQ
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 3 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (33.33%) Social Media
2 3 (33.33%) VLE
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Content Management
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) ITSM
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Usability Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Statistics
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SEO
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) MCSD
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Blackboard
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
3 1 (11.11%) Google