Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 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 > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 137 66
Rank change year-on-year +47 -71 +19
Contract jobs citing CMS 10 30 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.82% 1.09% 2.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.58% 4.53% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 49
North East median daily rate £350 £375 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -20.21% +75.70%
10th Percentile £283 £314 £249
90th Percentile £488 £525 £538
England median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £13.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.78 £24.00
% change year-on-year +53.68% -5.10% +33.33%

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 North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 279 662 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 22.76% 24.09% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 442 269
North East median daily rate £375 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -22.35% +21.43%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £263
90th Percentile £599 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 51 7
North East median hourly rate £10.00 £28.00 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.29% +37.93% +9.73%
10th Percentile £8.01 £15.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £27.50 £36.00 £26.70
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +6.35%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the North East

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in the North East

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the North East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in the North East

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in the North East

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Tyne and Wear +40 8 £413 +9.27% 1
Durham +5 1 £275 -12.70%
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North East region with a requirement for CMS.

1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) Content Management
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
5 4 (40.00%) XSLT
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) SOAP
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) XSD
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) Process Management
6 3 (30.00%) OpenText
6 3 (30.00%) Groovy
6 3 (30.00%) JSON
6 3 (30.00%) Selenium
6 3 (30.00%) Drupal
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (30.00%) Drupal
2 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (20.00%) WordPress
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Kentico
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
1 3 (30.00%) PaaS
1 3 (30.00%) Serverless
2 2 (20.00%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium IDE
1 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Web Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) XSLT
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) RESTful
5 3 (30.00%) Sass
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) XSD
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) LESS
6 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) Ajax
7 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Content Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Process Management
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Email Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Groovy
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) OpenText
1 3 (30.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore