Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 164 137
Rank change year-on-year +20 -27 -3
Contract jobs citing CMS 305 225 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.85% 1.38% 1.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.70% 8.00% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 137 184
South East median daily rate £423 £350 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.71% -9.97% +23.41%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £222
90th Percentile £526 £493 £528
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 36
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £21.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +50.89% -45.53%
10th Percentile £31.90 £20.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.15 £59.31
England median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £21.87
% change year-on-year -1.54% +48.61% -33.73%

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 2,851 2,813 3,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.26% 17.24% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,759 1,685 2,020
South East median daily rate £436 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 89 126
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -15.98% +4.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.15 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £21.33 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.02% +2.50% +3.94%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +48 144 £400 +9.59% 52
Berkshire +37 95 £400 +14.29% 18
West Sussex -5 42 £363 -3.33% 3
Kent +21 38 £421 +20.36% 14
Hampshire -4 34 £450 +1.41% 16
Buckinghamshire +23 33 £404 +7.67% 10
Surrey -17 32 £500 +34.23% 12
Oxfordshire +14 16 £319 -29.17% 25
East Sussex -13 7 £475 +40.74% 7
Middlesex - 5 - - 1
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 127 (41.64%) HTML
2 123 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (39.34%) JavaScript
4 106 (34.75%) C#
5 103 (33.77%) CSS
6 98 (32.13%) .NET
7 85 (27.87%) Content Management
8 76 (24.92%) SQL
9 71 (23.28%) E-Commerce
10 66 (21.64%) jQuery
11 58 (19.02%) ASP.NET
12 54 (17.70%) HTML5
13 53 (17.38%) Scrum
14 50 (16.39%) TDD
14 50 (16.39%) XML
15 47 (15.41%) MVC
15 47 (15.41%) Sitecore CMS
15 47 (15.41%) Sitecore
15 47 (15.41%) ASP.NET Web API
15 47 (15.41%) User Experience
16 46 (15.08%) Front End Development
17 45 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
18 44 (14.43%) AngularJS
19 42 (13.77%) WordPress
20 41 (13.44%) Marketing
20 41 (13.44%) .NET Framework
21 40 (13.11%) SQL Server
22 37 (12.13%) CSS3
23 35 (11.48%) Analytics
24 34 (11.15%) Umbraco

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 47 (15.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 42 (13.77%) WordPress
3 34 (11.15%) Umbraco
4 24 (7.87%) Drupal
5 21 (6.89%) EPiServer
6 18 (5.90%) IIS
7 11 (3.61%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.95%) Kentico
8 9 (2.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.30%) Confluence
10 6 (1.97%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (1.31%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.66%) Apache
13 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.33%) ATG Dynamo
14 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.31%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.98%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Maximo
2 3 (0.98%) Magento
2 3 (0.98%) Shopify
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.62%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.64%) GitHub
3 5 (1.64%) Google Tag Manager
4 4 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.98%) IaaS
5 3 (0.98%) npm
5 3 (0.98%) PaaS
5 3 (0.98%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.33%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.62%) HTTP
2 2 (0.66%) Intranet
2 2 (0.66%) SMS
3 1 (0.33%) DNS
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
3 1 (0.33%) FTP
3 1 (0.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.57%) MySQL
3 13 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.61%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.64%) Endeca
7 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.98%) Redis
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.33%) Big Data
9 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.54%) TeamCity
3 22 (7.21%) PVCS
4 18 (5.90%) Visual Studio
5 16 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (4.92%) ProC
7 13 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (3.28%) JIRA
8 10 (3.28%) ReSharper
9 9 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.62%) Fiddler
11 7 (2.30%) Jenkins
11 7 (2.30%) Subversion
11 7 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (1.97%) Axure RP
12 6 (1.97%) Hudson
13 4 (1.31%) gulp
13 4 (1.31%) PowerBuilder
13 4 (1.31%) RSpec
14 3 (0.98%) JMeter
General
1 41 (13.44%) Marketing
2 33 (10.82%) Finance
3 16 (5.25%) Publishing
4 13 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.30%) Back Office
5 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.97%) Banking
7 5 (1.64%) Retail
8 2 (0.66%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 180 (59.02%) Developer
2 51 (16.72%) .NET Developer
3 36 (11.80%) C# Developer
4 32 (10.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 30 (9.84%) Project Manager
5 30 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 22 (7.21%) Digital Project Manager
7 21 (6.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (6.89%) Senior .NET Developer
8 17 (5.57%) Designer
9 14 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (4.26%) Analyst
10 13 (4.26%) WordPress Developer
11 12 (3.93%) SQL Developer
12 11 (3.61%) Architect
12 11 (3.61%) Azure Developer
12 11 (3.61%) Content Designer
12 11 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.28%) Web Content Designer
13 10 (3.28%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (41.64%) HTML
2 103 (33.77%) CSS
3 98 (32.13%) .NET
4 66 (21.64%) jQuery
5 58 (19.02%) ASP.NET
6 54 (17.70%) HTML5
7 50 (16.39%) XML
8 47 (15.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 44 (14.43%) AngularJS
10 41 (13.44%) .NET Framework
11 37 (12.13%) CSS3
12 30 (9.84%) Entity Framework
13 27 (8.85%) React
14 22 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (6.89%) Sass
16 20 (6.56%) OAuth
17 19 (6.23%) Node.js
18 18 (5.90%) Ajax
18 18 (5.90%) RESTful
19 16 (5.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.41%) User Experience
2 21 (6.89%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.93%) Social Media
4 11 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.62%) PMI
7 7 (2.30%) CMDB
8 6 (1.97%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.98%) Fintech
9 3 (0.98%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.98%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.66%) Animation
10 2 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.33%) Life Science
11 1 (0.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.21%) OpenVMS
2 10 (3.28%) Windows
3 9 (2.95%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.62%) Linux
5 7 (2.30%) Android
5 7 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.64%) Unix
7 1 (0.33%) Debian
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) VMS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (27.87%) Content Management
3 71 (23.28%) E-Commerce
4 53 (17.38%) Scrum
5 50 (16.39%) TDD
6 47 (15.41%) MVC
7 46 (15.08%) Front End Development
8 35 (11.48%) Analytics
9 29 (9.51%) Project Management
10 27 (8.85%) Responsive Web Design
10 27 (8.85%) Test Automation
10 27 (8.85%) Web Development
11 23 (7.54%) API Development
11 23 (7.54%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (7.21%) Prototyping
12 22 (7.21%) Web Design
13 21 (6.89%) SEO
14 20 (6.56%) CRM
14 20 (6.56%) Unit Testing
15 19 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 120 (39.34%) JavaScript
2 106 (34.75%) C#
3 76 (24.92%) SQL
4 27 (8.85%) Java
5 24 (7.87%) PHP
6 22 (7.21%) C
7 14 (4.59%) C++
8 13 (4.26%) Fortran
8 13 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.95%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.95%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.30%) R
11 6 (1.97%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.98%) F#
12 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.98%) Ruby
12 3 (0.98%) VBScript
13 2 (0.66%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.66%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (8.52%) Degree
2 8 (2.62%) PMI Certification
2 8 (2.62%) PMP
3 6 (1.97%) APMP
3 6 (1.97%) ISEB
4 5 (1.64%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.64%) MBA
4 5 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.98%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.33%) ECDL
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.61%) QA
2 6 (1.97%) PMO
3 5 (1.64%) GxP
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.31%) TeamSite
2 3 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.66%) SCCM
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (15.41%) Sitecore
2 26 (8.52%) Oracle
3 20 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.28%) Google
6 8 (2.62%) Adobe
7 6 (1.97%) FatWire
8 5 (1.64%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.66%) hybris
9 2 (0.66%) New Relic
9 2 (0.66%) SAP
10 1 (0.33%) ATG
10 1 (0.33%) BMC
10 1 (0.33%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.33%) Meru Networks
10 1 (0.33%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.33%) Remedy
10 1 (0.33%) VMware
10 1 (0.33%) Zend