Period
to 25 April 2018

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 25 April 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)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 147 156
Rank change year-on-year -43 +9 -74
Contract jobs citing CMS 207 243 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.24% 1.58% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.59% 9.76% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 149 147
South East median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £214
90th Percentile £600 £488 £521
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 15
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £12.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +133.83% -41.68%
10th Percentile £25.20 £22.10 £9.00
90th Percentile £36.95 £65.97 £16.10
England median hourly rate £24.00 £28.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year -16.52% +116.98% -41.11%

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 2,726 2,491 3,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.28% 16.17% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,594 1,406 2,044
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £242
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 81 108
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.63 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +10.44% -3.95%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.56
90th Percentile £59.00 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.95%

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 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 2018. 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 -18 111 £375 -7.98% 41
Berkshire -1 72 £360 -10.00% 19
Buckinghamshire -12 34 £420 +3.07% 7
Surrey -27 32 £485 +38.57% 13
West Sussex -6 25 £473 +26.00% 3
Hampshire -30 18 £352 -5.64% 18
East Sussex +5 13 £350 +3.70% 11
Kent +4 7 £385 +13.24% 9
Oxfordshire -40 5 £450 -8.16% 15
Middlesex -8 1 £400 +17.65%
Sussex - 1 - -
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South East region with a requirement for CMS.

1 69 (33.33%) Content Management
2 64 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (29.47%) HTML
4 55 (26.57%) CSS
5 53 (25.60%) JavaScript
6 43 (20.77%) Finance
7 38 (18.36%) .NET
8 35 (16.91%) C#
9 30 (14.49%) E-Commerce
10 29 (14.01%) WordPress
11 28 (13.53%) jQuery
12 27 (13.04%) Project Management
12 27 (13.04%) Java
12 27 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
12 27 (13.04%) Sitecore
12 27 (13.04%) Git (software)
13 25 (12.08%) User Experience
13 25 (12.08%) Scrum
14 24 (11.59%) Degree
15 23 (11.11%) Marketing
15 23 (11.11%) AngularJS
15 23 (11.11%) CSS3
16 21 (10.14%) Front End Development
16 21 (10.14%) PHP
17 20 (9.66%) SQL
17 20 (9.66%) MVC
17 20 (9.66%) Migration
17 20 (9.66%) HTML5
18 18 (8.70%) SEO
18 18 (8.70%) Web Development

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 29 (14.01%) WordPress
2 27 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 16 (7.73%) Drupal
4 7 (3.38%) Documentum
4 7 (3.38%) EPiServer
5 5 (2.42%) IIS
5 5 (2.42%) Kentico
5 5 (2.42%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.93%) Magnolia
7 3 (1.45%) Apache
7 3 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.45%) Confluence
7 3 (1.45%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.97%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.97%) Mongoose
8 2 (0.97%) nginx
8 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (7.73%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.97%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.48%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.48%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.48%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Maximo
2 7 (3.38%) Magento
3 2 (0.97%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.48%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.35%) GitHub
4 2 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (0.97%) Slack
5 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.48%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Office 365
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Serverless
5 1 (0.48%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.90%) HTTP
1 6 (2.90%) SMS
2 5 (2.42%) Internet
3 3 (1.45%) ISDN
3 3 (1.45%) VoIP
3 3 (1.45%) Wireless
4 2 (0.97%) FTP
4 2 (0.97%) SMTP
4 2 (0.97%) SSH
5 1 (0.48%) DHCP
5 1 (0.48%) H.323
5 1 (0.48%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (0.48%) Intranet
5 1 (0.48%) PBX
5 1 (0.48%) PSTN
5 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.35%) MySQL
3 4 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.45%) Big Data
4 3 (1.45%) DB2
4 3 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.45%) Redis
5 2 (0.97%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.48%) GIS
6 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.48%) Power BI
6 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.48%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 27 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.70%) JIRA
3 15 (7.25%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.86%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.86%) Subversion
6 7 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (3.38%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.90%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (2.90%) Hudson
8 4 (1.93%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.93%) RSpec
9 3 (1.45%) JUnit
9 3 (1.45%) NUnit
9 3 (1.45%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.97%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.97%) Mocha
10 2 (0.97%) QUnit
10 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (20.77%) Finance
2 23 (11.11%) Marketing
3 10 (4.83%) Retail
4 9 (4.35%) Publishing
5 8 (3.86%) Banking
6 6 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.45%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.97%) Automotive
8 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) French Language
9 1 (0.48%) German Language
9 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (42.51%) Developer
2 28 (13.53%) Project Manager
3 20 (9.66%) .NET Developer
4 16 (7.73%) Technical Leader
5 15 (7.25%) C# Developer
5 15 (7.25%) Designer
5 15 (7.25%) Digital Project Manager
6 13 (6.28%) Analyst
6 13 (6.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (5.31%) WordPress Developer
8 9 (4.35%) Architect
8 9 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (4.35%) CMS Developer
8 9 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (3.38%) Administrator
9 7 (3.38%) Lead Developer
9 7 (3.38%) Web Administrator
9 7 (3.38%) Web Designer
10 6 (2.90%) PHP Developer
10 6 (2.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (29.47%) HTML
2 55 (26.57%) CSS
3 38 (18.36%) .NET
4 28 (13.53%) jQuery
5 23 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 23 (11.11%) CSS3
6 20 (9.66%) HTML5
7 17 (8.21%) ASP.NET
7 17 (8.21%) React
8 16 (7.73%) Node.js
9 15 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (7.25%) Sass
9 15 (7.25%) Web Services
10 13 (6.28%) XML
11 11 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (4.83%) J2EE
12 10 (4.83%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 9 (4.35%) JSON
13 9 (4.35%) RESTful
14 8 (3.86%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.08%) User Experience
2 13 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.31%) Graphic Design
4 9 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.86%) Social Media
6 6 (2.90%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.42%) Animation
7 5 (2.42%) Fintech
8 4 (1.93%) Video Editing
9 3 (1.45%) CMDB
9 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.45%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.45%) IVR
9 3 (1.45%) PMI
10 2 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.97%) New Media
10 2 (0.97%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.83%) Linux
2 8 (3.86%) Android
2 8 (3.86%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.42%) Unix
4 4 (1.93%) Windows
5 3 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.48%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.33%) Content Management
2 64 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (14.49%) E-Commerce
4 27 (13.04%) Project Management
5 25 (12.08%) Scrum
6 21 (10.14%) Front End Development
7 20 (9.66%) Migration
7 20 (9.66%) MVC
8 18 (8.70%) SEO
8 18 (8.70%) Web Development
9 17 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.25%) CRM
10 15 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (6.76%) Analytics
11 14 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (6.76%) Web Design
12 13 (6.28%) Data Migration
13 12 (5.80%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.60%) JavaScript
2 35 (16.91%) C#
3 27 (13.04%) Java
4 21 (10.14%) PHP
5 20 (9.66%) SQL
6 7 (3.38%) Ruby
7 6 (2.90%) Objective-C
8 5 (2.42%) ES6
8 5 (2.42%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.93%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.97%) C
10 2 (0.97%) PHP 7
10 2 (0.97%) Python
10 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.48%) C++
11 1 (0.48%) F#
11 1 (0.48%) Fortran
11 1 (0.48%) Java 8
11 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (11.59%) Degree
2 3 (1.45%) DBS Check
2 3 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (1.45%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.45%) PMP
2 3 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.48%) GISP
4 1 (0.48%) ISEB
4 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.38%) PMO
2 5 (2.42%) GDPR
3 3 (1.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.45%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.97%) Ansible
2 2 (0.97%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (13.04%) Sitecore
2 11 (5.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.31%) SAP
3 10 (4.83%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (3.86%) Adobe
5 7 (3.38%) Oracle
6 5 (2.42%) IBM
6 5 (2.42%) New Relic
7 4 (1.93%) Avaya
7 4 (1.93%) Capita
7 4 (1.93%) Google
8 3 (1.45%) EMC
8 3 (1.45%) Twitter
9 2 (0.97%) Cognos
9 2 (0.97%) Empirix
9 2 (0.97%) Fiserv
9 2 (0.97%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.97%) Percussion
10 1 (0.48%) ESRI
10 1 (0.48%) hybris