Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 17 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 130 155
Rank change year-on-year -38 +25 -42
Contract jobs citing CMS 240 317 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.42% 1.89% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.11% 10.23% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 185 170
South East median daily rate £375 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +30.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £269 £213 £224
90th Percentile £535 £528 £475
England median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 10
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £24.34 £38.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.25% -36.07% +137.97%
10th Percentile £26.00 £12.25 £14.31
90th Percentile £38.45 £59.31 £61.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £21.87 £24.00
% change year-on-year +60.04% -8.88% +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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2959 3100 3604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.56% 18.48% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1762 1842 2162
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £524
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 128 114
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £22.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.08% +20.27% +13.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £12.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.26% +6.35%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the South East

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in the South East

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in the South East

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in the South East

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CMS in the South East

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Thames Valley -15 112 £350 -6.67% 21
Berkshire -1 57 £350 - 10
Buckinghamshire -18 43 £365 -2.67% 5
West Sussex -2 38 £350 -6.67% 3
Surrey -26 29 £440 +6.67% 7
Kent +8 25 £350 +7.69% 2
Hampshire -55 19 £438 +14.01% 8
Oxfordshire -2 12 £425 -12.82% 6
East Sussex 0 10 £350 - 4
Sussex - 4 £400 -
Middlesex -9 1 £400 -24.24%
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for CMS.

1 97 (40.42%) HTML
2 89 (37.08%) Content Management
3 80 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 80 (33.33%) CSS
4 62 (25.83%) .NET
4 62 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (25.00%) C#
6 48 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 48 (20.00%) Sitecore
7 42 (17.50%) E-Commerce
8 40 (16.67%) HTML5
9 39 (16.25%) Web Services
9 39 (16.25%) MVC
10 37 (15.42%) Marketing
10 37 (15.42%) Finance
10 37 (15.42%) SQL Server
11 36 (15.00%) CRM
11 36 (15.00%) Degree
11 36 (15.00%) TDD
12 35 (14.58%) AngularJS
13 34 (14.17%) CSS3
13 34 (14.17%) Git (software)
13 34 (14.17%) Microsoft
14 32 (13.33%) Web Development
15 31 (12.92%) Java
16 27 (11.25%) Project Management
16 27 (11.25%) JIRA
16 27 (11.25%) Document Management
16 27 (11.25%) jQuery
17 26 (10.83%) Analytics

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 48 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 24 (10.00%) Drupal
3 16 (6.67%) Alfresco
4 15 (6.25%) IIS
5 11 (4.58%) Liferay
5 11 (4.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (4.17%) Documentum
7 9 (3.75%) Confluence
7 9 (3.75%) EPiServer
7 9 (3.75%) SharePoint
8 8 (3.33%) WordPress
9 6 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (2.50%) MS Project Server
10 5 (2.08%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.67%) Apache
11 4 (1.67%) NServiceBus
12 3 (1.25%) Kentico
12 3 (1.25%) Mongoose
12 3 (1.25%) nginx
13 2 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 16 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.25%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.83%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.42%) GIMP
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (5.83%) Maximo
2 6 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.50%) SAP CO
2 6 (2.50%) SAP FI
2 6 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (2.50%) SAP MM
3 3 (1.25%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (1.25%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 2 (0.83%) Magento
4 2 (0.83%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.50%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.67%) SaaS
5 3 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.83%) AdWords
6 2 (0.83%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.83%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.83%) PaaS
7 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.75%) Internet
2 8 (3.33%) HTTP
3 5 (2.08%) Intranet
4 3 (1.25%) Wireless
5 2 (0.83%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.42%) Firewall
6 1 (0.42%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (0.42%) PBX
6 1 (0.42%) PSTN
6 1 (0.42%) SMS
6 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.83%) MySQL
2 14 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.50%) Redis
4 5 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.42%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.42%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.42%) GIS
5 1 (0.42%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 34 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 27 (11.25%) JIRA
3 12 (5.00%) ReSharper
3 12 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.75%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.92%) Subversion
7 5 (2.08%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.67%) JSUnit
8 4 (1.67%) Maven
8 4 (1.67%) NUnit
8 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.25%) PostCSS
10 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.83%) Gatling
10 2 (0.83%) Gradle
10 2 (0.83%) gulp
10 2 (0.83%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.83%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (15.42%) Finance
1 37 (15.42%) Marketing
2 11 (4.58%) Legal
3 10 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (4.17%) Publishing
4 7 (2.92%) Banking
5 6 (2.50%) Advertising
5 6 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.08%) Retail
7 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.83%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (49.17%) Developer
2 39 (16.25%) .NET Developer
3 34 (14.17%) C# Developer
4 26 (10.83%) Analyst
5 24 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (7.92%) Architect
6 19 (7.92%) Sitecore Developer
7 12 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 9 (3.75%) Business Analyst
8 9 (3.75%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.33%) Administrator
9 8 (3.33%) Designer
9 8 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (3.33%) Lead Developer
9 8 (3.33%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.92%) EPiServer Developer
10 7 (2.92%) Web Administrator
10 7 (2.92%) Web Analyst
11 6 (2.50%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (2.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (40.42%) HTML
2 80 (33.33%) CSS
3 62 (25.83%) .NET
4 40 (16.67%) HTML5
5 39 (16.25%) Web Services
6 35 (14.58%) AngularJS
7 34 (14.17%) CSS3
8 27 (11.25%) jQuery
9 23 (9.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (9.17%) .NET Framework
10 22 (9.17%) ASP.NET
11 19 (7.92%) REST
12 16 (6.67%) LINQ
13 14 (5.83%) JSON
13 14 (5.83%) RESTful
13 14 (5.83%) Sass
14 13 (5.42%) XML
15 12 (5.00%) Backbone.js
15 12 (5.00%) Entity Framework
15 12 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.75%) User Experience
2 16 (6.67%) Social Media
3 15 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.92%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.08%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.25%) CMDB
8 3 (1.25%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.25%) New Media
9 2 (0.83%) Animation
9 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.83%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.42%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.50%) Windows
2 15 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.17%) Linux
4 6 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.08%) Unix
6 3 (1.25%) Android
6 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.25%) SUSE
7 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) Debian
8 1 (0.42%) OpenBSD
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (37.08%) Content Management
2 62 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (17.50%) E-Commerce
4 39 (16.25%) MVC
5 36 (15.00%) CRM
5 36 (15.00%) TDD
6 32 (13.33%) Web Development
7 27 (11.25%) Document Management
7 27 (11.25%) Project Management
8 26 (10.83%) Analytics
8 26 (10.83%) Asset Management
8 26 (10.83%) Migration
9 23 (9.58%) Scrum
10 20 (8.33%) Front End Development
11 19 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.50%) Data Migration
12 18 (7.50%) SEO
12 18 (7.50%) SOA
13 17 (7.08%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (6.67%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 80 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 60 (25.00%) C#
3 31 (12.92%) Java
4 24 (10.00%) PHP
5 15 (6.25%) SQL
6 8 (3.33%) Python
6 8 (3.33%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.08%) Ruby
7 5 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.67%) ES6
8 4 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.25%) PHP 7
10 2 (0.83%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.83%) Groovy
10 2 (0.83%) VB
10 2 (0.83%) VB6
11 1 (0.42%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (15.00%) Degree
2 8 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 8 (3.33%) PMP
3 4 (1.67%) ISEB
3 4 (1.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.42%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.50%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) GDPR
3 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (5.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.83%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 48 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 34 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.58%) Oracle
4 17 (7.08%) Adobe
5 16 (6.67%) IBM
6 15 (6.25%) SAP
7 11 (4.58%) OpenText
8 10 (4.17%) Google
9 8 (3.33%) FatWire
10 6 (2.50%) HP
11 4 (1.67%) hybris
12 3 (1.25%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.25%) Avaya
12 3 (1.25%) Huawei
12 3 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.83%) Apple
13 2 (0.83%) Cisco
13 2 (0.83%) Kenshoo
13 2 (0.83%) Percussion
13 2 (0.83%) Remedy