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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 127 118
Rank change year-on-year -13 -9  
Contract jobs citing CMS 117 151 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.51% 1.68% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.88% 9.27% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 89 84
Median daily rate £350 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £269 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £532 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 7
Median hourly rate £25.25 £22.22 £40.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -44.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £11.25 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £55.41 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year +0.86% -28.39%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1318 1629 1538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.00% 18.11% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 1027 937
Median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 54 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 25 £350 +16.66% 3
Hampshire +5 19 £431 +1.47% 9
Surrey +8 17 £350 -33.33% 9
West Sussex +10 15 £375 -6.25% 1
East Sussex +14 13 £338 - 3
Buckinghamshire -15 11 £408 +8.66% 4
Kent - 11 £340 - 1
Oxfordshire -19 6 £471 +1.89% 2
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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.

1 169 (62.83%) HTML
2 160 (59.48%) CSS
3 155 (57.62%) JavaScript
4 102 (37.92%) HTML5
5 93 (34.57%) C#
6 92 (34.20%) .NET
7 88 (32.71%) jQuery
8 87 (32.34%) Content Management
8 87 (32.34%) CSS3
9 81 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (27.51%) MVC
11 58 (21.56%) ASP.NET
12 57 (21.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 57 (21.19%) Sitecore
13 53 (19.70%) SQL Server
14 52 (19.33%) Web Development
15 47 (17.47%) XML
16 46 (17.10%) Ajax
16 46 (17.10%) User Experience
17 45 (16.73%) EPiServer
17 45 (16.73%) Web Services
18 44 (16.36%) AngularJS
19 42 (15.61%) Front End Development
20 41 (15.24%) SQL
21 40 (14.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 39 (14.50%) REST
23 37 (13.75%) TDD
24 34 (12.64%) XHTML
25 32 (11.90%) .NET Framework
26 31 (11.52%) Git (software)

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 57 (21.19%) Sitecore CMS
2 45 (16.73%) EPiServer
3 28 (10.41%) Drupal
4 25 (9.29%) Umbraco
5 20 (7.43%) WordPress
6 11 (4.09%) IIS
7 10 (3.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (2.23%) Alfresco
8 6 (2.23%) Liferay
8 6 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.23%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.23%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.49%) DNN
9 4 (1.49%) Kentico
9 4 (1.49%) NServiceBus
10 3 (1.12%) Apache
11 2 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.37%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.37%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.72%) SaaS
3 5 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.49%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.12%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.74%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.20%) HTTP
2 12 (4.46%) Internet
3 5 (1.86%) Intranet
4 2 (0.74%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.37%) Firewall
5 1 (0.37%) LDAP
5 1 (0.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.69%) MySQL
3 12 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.72%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.72%) Redis
5 3 (1.12%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (1.12%) GIS
5 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.12%) Spatial Data
6 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (11.52%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.20%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.20%) Selenium
3 13 (4.83%) Ant
3 13 (4.83%) Apache Ivy
3 13 (4.83%) Bitbucket
3 13 (4.83%) eggPlant
3 13 (4.83%) Gradle
3 13 (4.83%) JMeter
3 13 (4.83%) Maven
3 13 (4.83%) WebDriver
4 11 (4.09%) ReSharper
5 10 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.35%) Gatling
6 9 (3.35%) NeoLoad
7 8 (2.97%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.60%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.49%) JSUnit
10 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (7.81%) Publishing
2 20 (7.43%) Marketing
3 19 (7.06%) Finance
4 9 (3.35%) Back Office
4 9 (3.35%) Legal
4 9 (3.35%) Retail
5 5 (1.86%) Multimedia
5 5 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.49%) Banking
7 3 (1.12%) Advertising
7 3 (1.12%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 183 (68.03%) Developer
2 54 (20.07%) .NET Developer
3 43 (15.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 38 (14.13%) C# Developer
5 34 (12.64%) Web Developer
6 32 (11.90%) EPiServer Developer
7 31 (11.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (10.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 23 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 19 (7.06%) HTML Developer
10 19 (7.06%) Sitecore Developer
11 18 (6.69%) Architect
12 17 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (5.95%) HTML CSS Developer
14 13 (4.83%) CMS Developer
15 12 (4.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 12 (4.46%) Digital Architect
15 12 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
16 10 (3.72%) Digital Solutions Architect
16 10 (3.72%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (62.83%) HTML
2 160 (59.48%) CSS
3 102 (37.92%) HTML5
4 92 (34.20%) .NET
5 88 (32.71%) jQuery
6 87 (32.34%) CSS3
7 58 (21.56%) ASP.NET
8 47 (17.47%) XML
9 46 (17.10%) Ajax
10 45 (16.73%) Web Services
11 44 (16.36%) AngularJS
12 40 (14.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 39 (14.50%) REST
14 34 (12.64%) XHTML
15 32 (11.90%) .NET Framework
16 30 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (10.04%) JSON
18 24 (8.92%) Sass
19 23 (8.55%) ASP.NET Web API
20 11 (4.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.10%) User Experience
2 22 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.60%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.86%) CMDB
5 5 (1.86%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.49%) BBC
6 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.49%) New Media
6 4 (1.49%) Social Media
7 3 (1.12%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.12%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.74%) iPad
8 2 (0.74%) iPhone
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.74%) W3C
9 1 (0.37%) Blog
9 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.18%) Windows
2 15 (5.58%) Linux
3 12 (4.46%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.23%) Android
5 6 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.49%) SUSE
7 1 (0.37%) Debian
7 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.37%) OpenBSD
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (32.34%) Content Management
2 81 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (27.51%) MVC
4 52 (19.33%) Web Development
5 42 (15.61%) Front End Development
6 37 (13.75%) TDD
7 31 (11.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 27 (10.04%) E-Commerce
8 27 (10.04%) Scrum
9 25 (9.29%) OO
10 23 (8.55%) Project Management
10 23 (8.55%) SEO
11 20 (7.43%) Responsive Web Design
12 18 (6.69%) BDD
13 17 (6.32%) OOP
13 17 (6.32%) Unit Testing
14 16 (5.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 16 (5.95%) SOA
15 15 (5.58%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (5.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 155 (57.62%) JavaScript
2 93 (34.57%) C#
3 41 (15.24%) SQL
4 28 (10.41%) Java
5 23 (8.55%) Python
6 21 (7.81%) PHP
7 15 (5.58%) Ruby
8 13 (4.83%) Groovy
9 8 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.97%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.97%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.23%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.86%) C++
11 5 (1.86%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.74%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.37%) ABAP
13 1 (0.37%) C
13 1 (0.37%) ES6
13 1 (0.37%) Perl
13 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (4.83%) Degree
2 3 (1.12%) GISP
3 2 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.37%) ECDL
4 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.23%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) WCAG
3 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (3.72%) Docker
2 8 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.35%) HP Fortify
2 8 (2.97%) Ansible
2 8 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.97%) Puppet
3 1 (0.37%) Piwik
3 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.37%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 57 (21.19%) Sitecore
2 15 (5.58%) Oracle
3 14 (5.20%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.83%) Google
4 13 (4.83%) Splunk
5 12 (4.46%) Adobe
5 12 (4.46%) HP
6 11 (4.09%) IBM
7 10 (3.72%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.60%) OpenText
9 6 (2.23%) FatWire
10 5 (1.86%) Twitter
11 4 (1.49%) Demandware
12 3 (1.12%) BMC
12 3 (1.12%) CA
12 3 (1.12%) ESRI
12 3 (1.12%) Reuters
12 3 (1.12%) SAP
12 3 (1.12%) Telerik
13 2 (0.74%) Avaya
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