Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 152 129
Rank change year-on-year -28 -23 -39
Contract jobs citing CMS 220 233 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.33% 1.51% 1.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.45% 8.74% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 141 176
South East median daily rate £370 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +19.23% -2.62%
10th Percentile £301 £210 £225
90th Percentile £538 £500 £469
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 10
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £23.68 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.58% +51.55% -4.08%
10th Percentile £26.00 £14.64 £12.55
90th Percentile £38.75 £54.30 £61.25
England median hourly rate £29.50 £19.72 £23.00
% change year-on-year +49.61% -14.27% +31.43%

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 2,955 2,665 3,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.91% 17.29% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,745 1,568 2,046
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £238
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 103 119
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £21.29 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.16% -0.98% +22.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.30
90th Percentile £48.75 £55.65 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -11 103 £365 -8.75% 43
Berkshire -9 60 £350 -9.68% 26
West Sussex -1 34 £375 -3.23% 8
Buckinghamshire -13 33 £328 -11.49% 10
Surrey -13 26 £440 +11.39% 16
Kent +4 22 £350 +7.69% 8
Hampshire -45 15 £390 +3.31% 24
East Sussex -2 11 £350 +27.27% 8
Oxfordshire -5 10 £440 -11.11% 7
Sussex - 5 £400 - 2
Middlesex -3 1 £400 -24.24%
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 89 (40.45%) Content Management
2 73 (33.18%) HTML
3 56 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (24.55%) CSS
5 52 (23.64%) .NET
6 51 (23.18%) JavaScript
7 45 (20.45%) C#
8 44 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 40 (18.18%) Finance
9 40 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 40 (18.18%) Sitecore
10 39 (17.73%) Git (software)
11 35 (15.91%) Web Development
12 33 (15.00%) Marketing
12 33 (15.00%) Degree
12 33 (15.00%) AngularJS
13 32 (14.55%) MVC
13 32 (14.55%) Asset Management
13 32 (14.55%) Web Services
14 31 (14.09%) Project Management
14 31 (14.09%) Migration
15 30 (13.64%) CRM
16 27 (12.27%) Java
16 27 (12.27%) SQL Server
16 27 (12.27%) TDD
16 27 (12.27%) Document Management
17 25 (11.36%) jQuery
18 24 (10.91%) Data Migration
18 24 (10.91%) CSS3
18 24 (10.91%) JIRA

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 40 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
2 17 (7.73%) Documentum
2 17 (7.73%) IIS
3 14 (6.36%) WordPress
4 13 (5.91%) Drupal
5 9 (4.09%) Confluence
5 9 (4.09%) EPiServer
5 9 (4.09%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.64%) Alfresco
7 6 (2.73%) MS Project Server
8 4 (1.82%) Apache
8 4 (1.82%) Mongoose
8 4 (1.82%) nginx
8 4 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.36%) Liferay
9 3 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.91%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (5.91%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.82%) FrameMaker
5 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.91%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.45%) GIMP
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (9.55%) Maximo
2 6 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.73%) SAP CO
2 6 (2.73%) SAP FI
2 6 (2.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (2.73%) SAP MM
3 4 (1.82%) Magento
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 2 (0.91%) SAP CCM
5 2 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (1.82%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.36%) GitHub
5 2 (0.91%) AdWords
5 2 (0.91%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.91%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.55%) HTTP
1 10 (4.55%) Internet
2 5 (2.27%) Intranet
2 5 (2.27%) Wireless
3 2 (0.91%) FTP
3 2 (0.91%) SMS
3 2 (0.91%) SMTP
3 2 (0.91%) SSH
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (0.45%) PBX
4 1 (0.45%) PSTN
4 1 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (5.45%) MySQL
4 8 (3.64%) Redis
5 6 (2.73%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.36%) DB2
8 2 (0.91%) FileMaker
8 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.45%) Big Data
9 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.45%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.45%) GIS
9 1 (0.45%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 39 (17.73%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.91%) JIRA
3 15 (6.82%) ReSharper
4 13 (5.91%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.64%) Subversion
7 6 (2.73%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.73%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.27%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.82%) Grunt
9 4 (1.82%) gulp
10 3 (1.36%) NUnit
11 2 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.91%) Maven
11 2 (0.91%) Mocha
11 2 (0.91%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.91%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.91%) RSpec
11 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (18.18%) Finance
2 33 (15.00%) Marketing
3 9 (4.09%) Publishing
4 8 (3.64%) Banking
4 8 (3.64%) Legal
4 8 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.64%) Retail
5 4 (1.82%) Advertising
5 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.36%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) German Language
7 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (42.27%) Developer
2 35 (15.91%) .NET Developer
3 25 (11.36%) C# Developer
4 22 (10.00%) Analyst
4 22 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (9.55%) Project Manager
6 16 (7.27%) Technical Leader
7 12 (5.45%) Architect
8 9 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (4.09%) Sitecore Developer
9 8 (3.64%) Administrator
9 8 (3.64%) Designer
9 8 (3.64%) Lead Developer
9 8 (3.64%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.64%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.18%) EPiServer Developer
10 7 (3.18%) Web Administrator
11 6 (2.73%) Content Manager
11 6 (2.73%) Digital Project Manager
11 6 (2.73%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (33.18%) HTML
2 54 (24.55%) CSS
3 52 (23.64%) .NET
4 33 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 32 (14.55%) Web Services
6 25 (11.36%) jQuery
7 24 (10.91%) CSS3
8 23 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (10.45%) HTML5
9 20 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 18 (8.18%) LINQ
10 18 (8.18%) XML
11 15 (6.82%) ASP.NET
11 15 (6.82%) JSON
12 14 (6.36%) Backbone.js
12 14 (6.36%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (5.00%) Sass
14 10 (4.55%) REST
14 10 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (4.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.27%) Social Media
2 13 (5.91%) User Experience
3 11 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.73%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.27%) CMDB
7 5 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.27%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.82%) New Media
9 3 (1.36%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.91%) Animation
10 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.91%) Fintech
10 2 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.45%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.45%) IVR
11 1 (0.45%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.73%) Windows
2 14 (6.36%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.55%) Unix
4 8 (3.64%) Linux
5 5 (2.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.45%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (40.45%) Content Management
2 56 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 35 (15.91%) Web Development
5 32 (14.55%) Asset Management
5 32 (14.55%) MVC
6 31 (14.09%) Migration
6 31 (14.09%) Project Management
7 30 (13.64%) CRM
8 27 (12.27%) Document Management
8 27 (12.27%) TDD
9 24 (10.91%) Data Migration
10 20 (9.09%) Analytics
11 18 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (7.73%) Scrum
13 16 (7.27%) Digital Marketing
13 16 (7.27%) Front End Development
13 16 (7.27%) Prototyping
14 14 (6.36%) OWASP
14 14 (6.36%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.18%) JavaScript
2 45 (20.45%) C#
3 27 (12.27%) Java
4 21 (9.55%) PHP
5 18 (8.18%) SQL
6 8 (3.64%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.73%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.27%) ES6
8 5 (2.27%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.82%) PHP 7
9 4 (1.82%) Python
10 3 (1.36%) Ruby
11 1 (0.45%) C
11 1 (0.45%) C++
11 1 (0.45%) Fortran
11 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (15.00%) Degree
2 8 (3.64%) PMI Certification
2 8 (3.64%) PMP
3 5 (2.27%) ISEB
3 5 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.45%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.18%) PMO
2 6 (2.73%) GDPR
3 5 (2.27%) QA
3 5 (2.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (6.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.36%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (18.18%) Sitecore
2 23 (10.45%) SAP
3 22 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.91%) Oracle
5 9 (4.09%) Adobe
5 9 (4.09%) Google
5 9 (4.09%) IBM
6 7 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.27%) New Relic
8 4 (1.82%) HP
9 3 (1.36%) EMC
9 3 (1.36%) FatWire
9 3 (1.36%) OpenText
9 3 (1.36%) Twitter
10 2 (0.91%) Fiserv
10 2 (0.91%) Huawei
10 2 (0.91%) hybris
10 2 (0.91%) Percussion
10 2 (0.91%) Remedy
10 2 (0.91%) Zend