Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 80 73
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +3
Contract jobs citing CMS 17 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.34% 1.44% 1.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.56% 8.75% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 35
Reading median daily rate £450 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -9.72% +9.09%
10th Percentile £260 £284 £250
90th Percentile £575 £502 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Reading median hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.73% -38.89% +136.84%
10th Percentile £29.50 £25.25 £42.50
90th Percentile £32.50 £31.75 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £33.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.27% +129.31% -23.68%

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 225 240 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.80% 16.46% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 111 207
Reading median daily rate £419 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £281
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 9
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +42.86% -1.41%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.65 £13.50
90th Percentile £36.90 £55.65 £36.90
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.28% +10.36% -

CMS
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

CMS
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

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Reading over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Reading

CMS
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 20 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 Reading region with a requirement for CMS.

1 7 (41.18%) Content Management
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) User Experience
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Adobe
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Web Design
5 3 (17.65%) Marketing
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
5 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (17.65%) Sitecore
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) C#

CMS
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 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.76%) XMetaL
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) SMTP
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Grunt
2 1 (5.88%) gulp
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Publishing
5 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Digital Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Author
4 2 (11.76%) Principal Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Author
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Developer
4 2 (11.76%) UX Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Producer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Producer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior WordPress Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Sitecore Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) LINQ
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) Sass
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.88%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Animation
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (5.88%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Content Management
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Web Design
4 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
4 2 (11.76%) Information Management
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Infographics
5 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Adobe
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Sitecore