Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 184 157
Rank change year-on-year +27 -27 -23
Contract jobs citing CMS 262 217 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.64% 1.32% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.19% 7.42% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 130 138
South East median daily rate £413 £370 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.49% -4.82% +19.62%
10th Percentile £263 £299 £212
90th Percentile £538 £541 £500
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £23.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +43.58% +51.55%
10th Percentile £33.00 £26.00 £13.44
90th Percentile £41.29 £38.75 £47.05
England median hourly rate £34.00 £29.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +17.24% +49.22% -13.62%

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 2,850 2,925 2,611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.81% 17.84% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,661 1,728 1,543
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £239
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 102 100
South East median hourly rate £20.13 £19.34 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.06% -8.58% -5.98%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.23 £48.75 £55.65
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +53 135 £420 +15.07% 39
Berkshire +35 91 £425 +21.43% 11
Kent +27 38 £463 +32.14% 10
Buckinghamshire +25 34 £350 +6.87% 14
Hampshire -14 32 £425 +8.97% 14
Surrey -18 30 £463 +5.11% 13
West Sussex -32 14 £375 - 4
Oxfordshire +30 10 £313 -28.98% 14
Middlesex +14 5 - -
East Sussex -13 5 £313 -10.71% 3
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 110 (41.98%) HTML
2 107 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (34.73%) CSS
4 87 (33.21%) JavaScript
5 86 (32.82%) Content Management
6 73 (27.86%) .NET
7 67 (25.57%) C#
8 50 (19.08%) E-Commerce
9 48 (18.32%) User Experience
10 44 (16.79%) TDD
11 43 (16.41%) jQuery
12 42 (16.03%) AngularJS
12 42 (16.03%) Front End Development
13 40 (15.27%) React
13 40 (15.27%) Git (software)
14 39 (14.89%) Scrum
14 39 (14.89%) .NET Framework
14 39 (14.89%) Java
15 38 (14.50%) Web Services
16 37 (14.12%) ASP.NET
16 37 (14.12%) SQL Server
17 35 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
17 35 (13.36%) ASP.NET Web API
18 34 (12.98%) SQL
19 33 (12.60%) Analytics
19 33 (12.60%) HTML5
20 32 (12.21%) PHP
21 31 (11.83%) Entity Framework
21 31 (11.83%) Drupal
22 30 (11.45%) XML

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 31 (11.83%) Drupal
2 27 (10.31%) WordPress
3 25 (9.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 25 (9.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 23 (8.78%) Umbraco
5 15 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (5.34%) EPiServer
7 12 (4.58%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.44%) Confluence
9 8 (3.05%) IIS
10 5 (1.91%) Kentico
11 3 (1.15%) ColdFusion
11 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.76%) Apache
12 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.38%) Documentum
13 1 (0.38%) JBoss
13 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.29%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.76%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) Oracle CRM
1 6 (2.29%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 3 (1.15%) Magento
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.76%) Shopify
4 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 13 (4.96%) CloudFront
4 12 (4.58%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (4.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 12 (4.58%) Amazon S3
4 12 (4.58%) Amazon SQS
4 12 (4.58%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (4.58%) Google Analytics
4 12 (4.58%) Serverless
5 5 (1.91%) Google Tag Manager
6 4 (1.53%) IaaS
6 4 (1.53%) PaaS
7 3 (1.15%) Office 365
7 3 (1.15%) SaaS
8 2 (0.76%) npm
9 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.05%) Internet
2 5 (1.91%) VPN
3 4 (1.53%) DHCP
3 4 (1.53%) DNS
4 3 (1.15%) Firewall
4 3 (1.15%) HTTP
4 3 (1.15%) Intranet
4 3 (1.15%) IPv4
4 3 (1.15%) VoIP
5 2 (0.76%) LAN
5 2 (0.76%) SAN
5 2 (0.76%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.31%) MySQL
3 18 (6.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (3.05%) Jackrabbit
4 8 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.29%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.53%) Redis
7 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.38%) Big Data
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (15.27%) Git (software)
2 27 (10.31%) TeamCity
3 16 (6.11%) Maven
4 15 (5.73%) IntelliJ
5 12 (4.58%) JIRA
6 9 (3.44%) PVCS
7 8 (3.05%) Bitbucket
7 8 (3.05%) Firebug
7 8 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (3.05%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (2.67%) ProC
8 7 (2.67%) Subversion
9 6 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.91%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.91%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.53%) Grunt
11 4 (1.53%) gulp
12 3 (1.15%) Fiddler
12 3 (1.15%) GitLab
General
1 30 (11.45%) Marketing
2 17 (6.49%) Finance
2 17 (6.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.67%) Retail
5 4 (1.53%) Publishing
6 2 (0.76%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Local Government
7 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 151 (57.63%) Developer
2 54 (20.61%) .NET Developer
3 31 (11.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 23 (8.78%) C# Developer
5 21 (8.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (8.02%) Senior Developer
6 15 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
7 12 (4.58%) Analyst
7 12 (4.58%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.20%) WordPress Developer
9 10 (3.82%) Content Editor
10 9 (3.44%) Azure Developer
10 9 (3.44%) Digital Project Manager
10 9 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (3.44%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (3.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (3.05%) E-Commerce Engineer
11 8 (3.05%) E-Commerce Manager
11 8 (3.05%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (41.98%) HTML
2 91 (34.73%) CSS
3 73 (27.86%) .NET
4 43 (16.41%) jQuery
5 42 (16.03%) AngularJS
6 40 (15.27%) React
7 39 (14.89%) .NET Framework
8 38 (14.50%) Web Services
9 37 (14.12%) ASP.NET
10 35 (13.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (12.60%) HTML5
12 31 (11.83%) Entity Framework
13 30 (11.45%) JSON
13 30 (11.45%) XML
14 23 (8.78%) JSR 170
15 22 (8.40%) REST
15 22 (8.40%) RESTful
16 18 (6.87%) Sass
17 17 (6.49%) CSS3
17 17 (6.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.32%) User Experience
2 14 (5.34%) Social Media
3 12 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.91%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.53%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.53%) PMI
9 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.76%) Digital Signage
10 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.76%) RIA
10 2 (0.76%) Wiki
11 1 (0.38%) Blog
11 1 (0.38%) CMDB
11 1 (0.38%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.20%) Windows
2 9 (3.44%) OpenVMS
2 9 (3.44%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.05%) Linux
4 5 (1.91%) CentOS
5 4 (1.53%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.15%) Unix
6 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.76%) Debian
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) Android
8 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (32.82%) Content Management
3 50 (19.08%) E-Commerce
4 44 (16.79%) TDD
5 42 (16.03%) Front End Development
6 39 (14.89%) Scrum
7 33 (12.60%) Analytics
8 30 (11.45%) MVC
9 29 (11.07%) Responsive Web Design
10 26 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (9.92%) SEO
11 25 (9.54%) Web Development
12 24 (9.16%) BDD
13 22 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (8.40%) Test Automation
14 21 (8.02%) OO
15 19 (7.25%) Web Analytics
16 18 (6.87%) CRM
17 16 (6.11%) Project Management
17 16 (6.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (33.21%) JavaScript
2 67 (25.57%) C#
3 39 (14.89%) Java
4 34 (12.98%) SQL
5 32 (12.21%) PHP
6 22 (8.40%) Java 8
7 9 (3.44%) C
8 8 (3.05%) PHP 5
8 8 (3.05%) PHP 7
9 7 (2.67%) C++
9 7 (2.67%) Fortran
10 5 (1.91%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.91%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.76%) ES6
11 2 (0.76%) F#
11 2 (0.76%) R
11 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.38%) Ruby
12 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (11.45%) Degree
2 10 (3.82%) PMI Certification
2 10 (3.82%) PMP
3 6 (2.29%) APMP
3 6 (2.29%) ISEB
4 5 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.15%) MBA
6 3 (1.15%) MCSE
7 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.11%) QA
2 6 (2.29%) GxP
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.38%) PMO
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.91%) Docker
2 4 (1.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.53%) Ansible
2 2 (0.76%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.76%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (10.69%) Adobe
2 25 (9.54%) Sitecore
3 22 (8.40%) Google
3 22 (8.40%) Oracle
4 18 (6.87%) FatWire
5 14 (5.34%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.53%) Avaya
7 4 (1.53%) Cisco
8 3 (1.15%) VMware
9 2 (0.76%) Dell
9 2 (0.76%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (0.76%) F5
9 2 (0.76%) HP
9 2 (0.76%) OpenText
9 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.76%) Screaming Frog
9 2 (0.76%) Sophos
9 2 (0.76%) Zend
10 1 (0.38%) Xamarin