Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 24 November 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 126 131
Rank change year-on-year -33 +5 -18
Contract jobs citing CMS 81 161 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.98% 1.65% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.32% 9.97% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 110 88
Midlands median daily rate £325 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +20.83% -4.76%
10th Percentile £204 £250 £209
90th Percentile £468 £526 £425
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Midlands median hourly rate - £18.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.23% -52.73%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.07 £23.00
% change year-on-year +51.75% +0.28% +27.78%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1107 1615 1311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.42% 16.56% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 975 749
Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £546 £504
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 46 71
Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.24% -13.94%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.68 £10.96
90th Percentile £50.00 £24.00 £31.44
England median hourly rate £20.44 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.18% +2.56% +8.33%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the Midlands

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in the Midlands

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in the Midlands

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in the Midlands

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
East Midlands 0 55 £315 -10.00% 7
West Midlands -55 26 £350 -6.67% 9
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CMS.

1 50 (61.73%) HTML
2 48 (59.26%) CSS
3 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (53.09%) JavaScript
5 36 (44.44%) .NET
6 33 (40.74%) MVC
7 31 (38.27%) Content Management
7 31 (38.27%) jQuery
8 29 (35.80%) HTML5
9 27 (33.33%) CSS3
9 27 (33.33%) C#
10 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
10 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET
11 22 (27.16%) React
12 21 (25.93%) Front End Development
13 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 17 (20.99%) TDD
15 17 (20.99%) Retail
16 16 (19.75%) Web Services
16 16 (19.75%) Oracle
17 15 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
18 14 (17.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (17.28%) User Experience
18 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (17.28%) .NET Core
19 13 (16.05%) Marketing
19 13 (16.05%) Web Development
19 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
19 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 9 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 8 (9.88%) DNN
3 7 (8.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (6.17%) Drupal
4 5 (6.17%) Liferay
5 4 (4.94%) CoreMedia CMS
6 3 (3.70%) WordPress
7 2 (2.47%) Alfresco
7 2 (2.47%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.47%) IIS
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.23%) Content Management Server
8 1 (1.23%) Kentico
8 1 (1.23%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.94%) Acrobat
3 4 (4.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.94%) RoboHelp
3 4 (4.94%) Snagit
4 1 (1.23%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
1 1 (1.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.23%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Firewall
1 2 (2.47%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.17%) MSTest
3 5 (6.17%) NUnit
4 4 (4.94%) Jasmine
4 4 (4.94%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.47%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.23%) JMeter
6 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.23%) Protractor
6 1 (1.23%) RSpec
6 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 17 (20.99%) Retail
2 13 (16.05%) Marketing
3 9 (11.11%) Legal
4 7 (8.64%) Finance
5 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.70%) Publishing
7 2 (2.47%) Banking
8 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (60.49%) Developer
2 27 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 15 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (17.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (12.35%) HTML CSS Developer
5 10 (12.35%) HTML Developer
5 10 (12.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Web Developer
6 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Content Editor
8 5 (6.17%) Content Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 5 (6.17%) Marketing Executive
8 5 (6.17%) Web Content Editor
8 5 (6.17%) Web Editor
8 5 (6.17%) Web Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (61.73%) HTML
2 48 (59.26%) CSS
3 36 (44.44%) .NET
4 31 (38.27%) jQuery
5 29 (35.80%) HTML5
6 27 (33.33%) CSS3
7 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET
8 22 (27.16%) React
9 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 16 (19.75%) Web Services
12 14 (17.28%) .NET Core
12 14 (17.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (12.35%) Ember.js
15 9 (11.11%) Backbone.js
15 9 (11.11%) Node.js
16 8 (9.88%) XML
17 7 (8.64%) Ajax
18 5 (6.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) User Experience
2 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.23%) iPhone
3 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Android
2 1 (1.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.74%) MVC
3 31 (38.27%) Content Management
4 21 (25.93%) Front End Development
5 17 (20.99%) TDD
6 15 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
8 13 (16.05%) Web Development
9 12 (14.81%) Microservices
9 12 (14.81%) Unit Testing
10 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (12.35%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (12.35%) Migration
11 10 (12.35%) SEO
12 9 (11.11%) BDD
12 9 (11.11%) Business Analysis
12 9 (11.11%) Progressive Web App
12 9 (11.11%) Web Application Development
13 8 (9.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.09%) JavaScript
2 27 (33.33%) C#
3 11 (13.58%) SQL
4 7 (8.64%) Java
5 4 (4.94%) PHP
6 3 (3.70%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.23%) C
7 1 (1.23%) ES6
7 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) VirtualBox
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Oracle
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) Sitecore
4 6 (7.41%) Adobe
5 4 (4.94%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) Google
6 2 (2.47%) IBM
6 2 (2.47%) OpenText
7 1 (1.23%) Epicor
7 1 (1.23%) Facebook
7 1 (1.23%) hybris
7 1 (1.23%) Omniture
7 1 (1.23%) Telerik
7 1 (1.23%) Twitter