Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 70 79
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -11
Contract jobs citing CMS 25 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.58% 1.41% 1.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.44% 8.04% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 11
Reading median daily rate £425 £419 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +28.85% -
10th Percentile £313 £259 £256
90th Percentile £510 £575 £490
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +21.43% -4.11% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +12.73% -38.89%
10th Percentile £27.50 £29.50 £25.25
90th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £31.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.27% +129.31%

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 201 224 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.74% 17.60% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 135 112
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £255
90th Percentile £544 £575 £574
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.72% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 9
Reading median hourly rate £20.13 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.17% -40.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.98 £10.75 £13.65
90th Percentile £30.28 £36.43 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +63.27% -44.32% +37.50%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for CMS.

1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) .NET
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) Umbraco
5 8 (32.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (20.00%) Content Management
7 5 (20.00%) MVC
7 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (16.00%) OpenVMS
8 4 (16.00%) PVCS
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle
8 4 (16.00%) C
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) Java
8 4 (16.00%) Publishing
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) HTML5
8 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (12.00%) RSpec
9 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design

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 8 (32.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (8.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.00%) Kentico
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) PVCS
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.00%) JMeter
2 3 (12.00%) Protractor
2 3 (12.00%) RSpec
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) ProC
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.00%) Publishing
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 3 (12.00%) C Developer
3 3 (12.00%) C/C++ Developer
3 3 (12.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Fortran Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Producer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) CSS
1 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 4 (16.00%) HTML5
6 3 (12.00%) STL
7 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (4.00%) CentOS
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Content Management
2 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) Kanban
4 3 (12.00%) Microservices
4 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.00%) Information Management
6 1 (4.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) SDET
6 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) C
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) Fortran
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Java 8
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) HP Fortify
1 1 (4.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore