Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 205 149 171
Rank change year-on-year -56 +22 -4
Contract jobs citing CMS 90 278 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 1.74% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.84% 9.85% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 157 136
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £263
90th Percentile £628 £538 £500
England median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 12
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +20.69% -20.55%
10th Percentile £32.38 £21.25 £26.00
90th Percentile £69.10 £40.25 £39.35
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +1.45% +28.97% +42.50%

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 1,540 2,821 2,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.57% 17.61% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 1,655 1,657
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 93 88
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -11.06% -15.67%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.70 £50.00 £49.13
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.82 £18.85
% change year-on-year +3.42% +5.16% -3.33%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 -44 47 £425 +6.25% 30
Berkshire -31 31 £506 +19.12% 19
Hampshire +39 15 £375 +7.14% 12
Surrey +24 14 £406 -14.47% 8
Oxfordshire +20 8 £150 -47.83% 11
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £331 -11.67%
Kent -11 6 £310 -29.14% 4
West Sussex +22 5 £325 -13.33% 1
East Sussex +14 3 £425 +37.10% 2
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (38.89%) HTML
3 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (28.89%) CSS
5 25 (27.78%) CRM
6 20 (22.22%) .NET
7 19 (21.11%) Web Development
8 18 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 17 (18.89%) Content Management
10 16 (17.78%) jQuery
10 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
10 16 (17.78%) User Experience
11 15 (16.67%) C#
11 15 (16.67%) Azure
12 13 (14.44%) Marketing
12 13 (14.44%) Google
12 13 (14.44%) Web Services
13 12 (13.33%) SQL
13 12 (13.33%) Retail
13 12 (13.33%) Drupal
13 12 (13.33%) HTML5
13 12 (13.33%) Analytics
13 12 (13.33%) Front End Development
14 11 (12.22%) React
14 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
14 11 (12.22%) MVC
14 11 (12.22%) SEO
14 11 (12.22%) PHP
15 10 (11.11%) Java
15 10 (11.11%) Visual Studio

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 12 (13.33%) Drupal
2 9 (10.00%) Umbraco
3 8 (8.89%) EPiServer
3 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (8.89%) WordPress
4 7 (7.78%) Headless CMS
5 4 (4.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.33%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.33%) IIS
7 2 (2.22%) MODX
8 1 (1.11%) Confluence
8 1 (1.11%) Documentum
8 1 (1.11%) Kentico
8 1 (1.11%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.56%) Magento
3 3 (3.33%) Shopify
4 2 (2.22%) Sprinklr
5 1 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) Azure
2 9 (10.00%) AWS
3 8 (8.89%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (8.89%) Google Analytics
3 8 (8.89%) Serverless
4 7 (7.78%) GCP
5 6 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (5.56%) Firebase
6 5 (5.56%) SaaS
7 4 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (4.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (4.44%) Amazon S3
7 4 (4.44%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (4.44%) CloudFront
8 2 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (2.22%) IaaS
8 2 (2.22%) Kong
8 2 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) DNS
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
1 2 (2.22%) Intranet
1 2 (2.22%) SSL
1 2 (2.22%) WEP
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) BigQuery
2 5 (5.56%) MySQL
3 4 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (4.44%) Data Lake
3 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.44%) Gradle
3 4 (4.44%) IntelliJ
3 4 (4.44%) Maven
4 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.22%) kappa
5 2 (2.22%) Mocha
6 1 (1.11%) Babel
6 1 (1.11%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.11%) ESLint
6 1 (1.11%) Grunt
6 1 (1.11%) JIRA
6 1 (1.11%) ProC
6 1 (1.11%) PVCS
6 1 (1.11%) Selenium
6 1 (1.11%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.11%) webpack
General
1 13 (14.44%) Marketing
2 12 (13.33%) Retail
3 6 (6.67%) Finance
4 4 (4.44%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.33%) Back Office
5 3 (3.33%) Local Government
5 3 (3.33%) Publishing
6 2 (2.22%) Advertising
6 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.11%) Automotive
7 1 (1.11%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (44.44%) Developer
2 9 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (8.89%) Architect
4 7 (7.78%) Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Designer
6 5 (5.56%) Junior
7 4 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Applications Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Azure Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Content Editor
7 4 (4.44%) Drupal Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Integration Architect
7 4 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.89%) HTML
2 26 (28.89%) CSS
3 20 (22.22%) .NET
4 16 (17.78%) jQuery
5 13 (14.44%) Web Services
6 12 (13.33%) HTML5
7 11 (12.22%) React
8 10 (11.11%) REST
9 9 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.89%) Node.js
11 7 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (5.56%) CSS3
12 5 (5.56%) Entity Framework
12 5 (5.56%) LINQ
12 5 (5.56%) Sass
13 4 (4.44%) RESTful
13 4 (4.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) User Experience
2 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.44%) Social Media
5 3 (3.33%) Life Science
6 2 (2.22%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.22%) PMI
6 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.22%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.11%) Animation
7 1 (1.11%) CMDB
7 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.11%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) EPoS
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Android
2 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.11%) OpenVMS
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.78%) CRM
3 19 (21.11%) Web Development
4 18 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 17 (18.89%) Content Management
6 12 (13.33%) Analytics
6 12 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 11 (12.22%) MVC
7 11 (12.22%) SEO
8 9 (10.00%) Microservices
8 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.89%) Scrum
10 7 (7.78%) OOP
11 6 (6.67%) Data Architecture
11 6 (6.67%) ITIL
11 6 (6.67%) OO
11 6 (6.67%) Project Management
11 6 (6.67%) TDD
11 6 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (16.67%) C#
3 12 (13.33%) SQL
4 11 (12.22%) PHP
5 10 (11.11%) Java
6 4 (4.44%) C
6 4 (4.44%) Java 8
7 3 (3.33%) ES6
7 3 (3.33%) Python
8 2 (2.22%) Clojure
8 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.11%) ES7
9 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.44%) PMP
3 2 (2.22%) APMP
3 2 (2.22%) ISEB
3 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.11%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.11%) MBA
4 1 (1.11%) MCP
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) WCAG
2 1 (1.11%) GDPR
2 1 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.33%) Terraform
3 1 (1.11%) Ansible
3 1 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.11%) SCCM
3 1 (1.11%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) Google
3 8 (8.89%) Sitecore
4 7 (7.78%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.56%) Adobe
6 3 (3.33%) hybris
7 2 (2.22%) Agnitio
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle
7 2 (2.22%) WooCommerce
8 1 (1.11%) Apple
8 1 (1.11%) ATG
8 1 (1.11%) Avaya
8 1 (1.11%) OpenText
8 1 (1.11%) Remedy
8 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.11%) Snow
8 1 (1.11%) Yahoo!
8 1 (1.11%) Zend