Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 170 133
Rank change year-on-year +34 -37 +23
Contract jobs citing CMS 306 239 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.83% 1.42% 1.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.31% 8.05% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 137 184
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +30.00%
10th Percentile £279 £275 £218
90th Percentile £525 £520 £528
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 34
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £24.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +23.25% -36.07%
10th Percentile £33.00 £26.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.00 £38.45 £59.31
England median hourly rate £34.00 £32.00 £21.87
% change year-on-year +6.25% +46.32% -8.88%

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 2,968 2,968 3,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.74% 17.58% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,803 1,767 1,837
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £282 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 107 129
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £19.34 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.78% -12.09% +18.92%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £48.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +5.26%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +38 143 £420 +15.07% 43
Berkshire +25 93 £425 +21.43% 16
Kent +18 52 £425 +21.43% 21
Hampshire -4 37 £425 -2.86% 12
West Sussex -16 33 £375 +3.45% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 32 £364 -1.69% 11
Surrey -21 24 £488 +14.71% 9
Oxfordshire +21 18 £325 -23.53% 16
East Sussex -11 7 £475 +35.71% 9
Middlesex +13 5 - -
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 133 (43.46%) HTML
2 127 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 112 (36.60%) C#
5 109 (35.62%) CSS
6 108 (35.29%) .NET
7 80 (26.14%) Content Management
8 72 (23.53%) SQL
9 68 (22.22%) E-Commerce
10 63 (20.59%) jQuery
11 59 (19.28%) TDD
12 58 (18.95%) ASP.NET
13 57 (18.63%) HTML5
14 56 (18.30%) XML
15 53 (17.32%) SQL Server
16 50 (16.34%) AngularJS
16 50 (16.34%) ASP.NET Web API
17 49 (16.01%) Microsoft Azure
17 49 (16.01%) Scrum
17 49 (16.01%) .NET Framework
18 47 (15.36%) Front End Development
19 46 (15.03%) MVC
20 43 (14.05%) User Experience
20 43 (14.05%) Sitecore CMS
20 43 (14.05%) Sitecore
21 42 (13.73%) Umbraco
22 40 (13.07%) React
23 39 (12.75%) Git (software)
24 38 (12.42%) Entity Framework
25 35 (11.44%) Degree

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 43 (14.05%) Sitecore CMS
2 42 (13.73%) Umbraco
3 30 (9.80%) WordPress
4 23 (7.52%) Drupal
5 21 (6.86%) EPiServer
6 20 (6.54%) IIS
7 13 (4.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (4.25%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.27%) Kentico
9 8 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.96%) Confluence
11 5 (1.63%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.65%) Apache
13 2 (0.65%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.33%) concrete5
14 1 (0.33%) Documentum
14 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (1.96%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.31%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Maximo
2 2 (0.65%) Shopify
3 1 (0.33%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (16.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (2.94%) CloudFront
4 8 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 8 (2.61%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.61%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (2.61%) Google Analytics
4 8 (2.61%) Serverless
5 5 (1.63%) Google Tag Manager
6 4 (1.31%) GitHub
6 4 (1.31%) IaaS
6 4 (1.31%) PaaS
6 4 (1.31%) SaaS
7 3 (0.98%) npm
7 3 (0.98%) Office 365
8 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.61%) HTTP
1 8 (2.61%) Internet
2 3 (0.98%) DHCP
2 3 (0.98%) DNS
2 3 (0.98%) Firewall
2 3 (0.98%) Intranet
2 3 (0.98%) IPv4
2 3 (0.98%) VoIP
2 3 (0.98%) VPN
3 2 (0.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.33%) FTP
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) SMS
4 1 (0.33%) SSH
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.84%) MySQL
3 14 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.59%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (2.29%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.63%) Redis
8 4 (1.31%) Endeca
8 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.33%) Big Data
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.52%) TeamCity
3 22 (7.19%) PVCS
4 16 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (4.90%) ProC
6 13 (4.25%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (3.27%) IntelliJ
8 10 (3.27%) Maven
8 10 (3.27%) ReSharper
9 8 (2.61%) Fiddler
9 8 (2.61%) Firebug
9 8 (2.61%) JIRA
9 8 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (1.63%) gulp
11 4 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.31%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.31%) Grunt
11 4 (1.31%) PowerBuilder
12 3 (0.98%) JMeter
General
1 33 (10.78%) Marketing
2 20 (6.54%) Finance
3 14 (4.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.59%) Publishing
5 7 (2.29%) Back Office
6 6 (1.96%) Retail
7 3 (0.98%) Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 188 (61.44%) Developer
2 68 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 37 (12.09%) C# Developer
4 35 (11.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 31 (10.13%) Senior Developer
6 28 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (8.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 15 (4.90%) Project Manager
9 14 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
9 14 (4.58%) SQL Developer
9 14 (4.58%) WordPress Developer
10 13 (4.25%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (3.92%) Analyst
11 12 (3.92%) Azure Developer
12 11 (3.59%) Digital Project Manager
13 10 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.27%) Fortran Developer
14 9 (2.94%) Designer
14 9 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (43.46%) HTML
2 109 (35.62%) CSS
3 108 (35.29%) .NET
4 63 (20.59%) jQuery
5 58 (18.95%) ASP.NET
6 57 (18.63%) HTML5
7 56 (18.30%) XML
8 50 (16.34%) AngularJS
8 50 (16.34%) ASP.NET Web API
9 49 (16.01%) .NET Framework
10 40 (13.07%) React
11 38 (12.42%) Entity Framework
12 33 (10.78%) CSS3
12 33 (10.78%) JSON
13 23 (7.52%) OAuth
14 22 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (6.86%) REST
15 21 (6.86%) RESTful
16 20 (6.54%) Sass
16 20 (6.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.05%) User Experience
2 21 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.27%) Social Media
7 8 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.29%) CMDB
9 6 (1.96%) PMI
10 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.65%) Minimum Viable Product
11 2 (0.65%) RIA
11 2 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.65%) Wiki
12 1 (0.33%) Animation
12 1 (0.33%) Blog
12 1 (0.33%) Contactless
12 1 (0.33%) IVR
12 1 (0.33%) Life Science
12 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.19%) OpenVMS
2 15 (4.90%) Windows
3 13 (4.25%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.63%) Unix
5 4 (1.31%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.98%) Linux
6 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.65%) Debian
7 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) Android
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (26.14%) Content Management
3 68 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 59 (19.28%) TDD
5 49 (16.01%) Scrum
6 47 (15.36%) Front End Development
7 46 (15.03%) MVC
8 34 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 30 (9.80%) Test Automation
9 30 (9.80%) Web Development
10 29 (9.48%) Analytics
11 28 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (8.82%) API Development
13 25 (8.17%) BDD
14 23 (7.52%) OO
14 23 (7.52%) Project Management
15 21 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (6.86%) Unit Testing
15 21 (6.86%) Web Design
16 18 (5.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 120 (39.22%) JavaScript
2 112 (36.60%) C#
3 72 (23.53%) SQL
4 27 (8.82%) Java
4 27 (8.82%) PHP
5 22 (7.19%) C
6 14 (4.58%) C++
6 14 (4.58%) Fortran
7 13 (4.25%) PL/SQL
8 11 (3.59%) Java 8
9 9 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.94%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.61%) PHP 5
10 8 (2.61%) PHP 7
11 7 (2.29%) R
12 4 (1.31%) F#
12 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.98%) VBScript
14 2 (0.65%) ES6
15 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (11.44%) Degree
2 6 (1.96%) APMP
2 6 (1.96%) ISEB
2 6 (1.96%) PMI Certification
2 6 (1.96%) PMP
3 5 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.63%) Master's Degree
3 5 (1.63%) MBA
4 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.98%) MCSE
5 3 (0.98%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) ECDL
7 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.90%) QA
2 5 (1.63%) GxP
3 4 (1.31%) PMO
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.65%) SCCM
2 2 (0.65%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 43 (14.05%) Sitecore
2 28 (9.15%) Oracle
3 24 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.23%) Google
5 15 (4.90%) Adobe
6 12 (3.92%) FatWire
7 5 (1.63%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.31%) Avaya
9 3 (0.98%) Cisco
9 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.98%) VMware
10 2 (0.65%) Dell
10 2 (0.65%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (0.65%) New Relic
10 2 (0.65%) OpenText
10 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.65%) Sophos
10 2 (0.65%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.65%) Zend
11 1 (0.33%) Meru Networks