The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 28 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 54 55
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing CMS 4 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.69% 1.71% 1.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.96% 11.36% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Median daily rate £424 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.16% -10.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £244 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £500 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £22.22 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -44.45%  

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 101 132 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.50% 15.05% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 128 131
Median daily rate £375 £406 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £256 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £19.66 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.36% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £25.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.76 £25.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for CMS.

1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Publishing
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) SQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Content Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (20.00%) Web Producer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Content Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Content Producer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Content Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) BDD
2 1 (10.00%) DSDM
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) SDET
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) User Stories
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) V-Model
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle