Period
to 19 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 144 158
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -40
Contract jobs citing CMS 274 269 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.61% 1.68% 1.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.82% 10.12% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 160 172
South East median daily rate £400 £371 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.74% -1.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £228
90th Percentile £517 £475 £550
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 30
South East median hourly rate £37.75 £29.00 £16.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.17% +71.67% -51.74%
10th Percentile £29.15 £20.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.63 £53.42 £59.31
England median hourly rate £24.00 £29.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year -18.64% +57.97% -43.41%

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 2,789 2,657 3,436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.37% 16.56% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,708 1,531 2,199
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £258 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 93 112
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.48 £19.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.85% -9.04% +3.88%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.40 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.13 £50.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £20.48 £19.82 £19.72
% change year-on-year +3.33% +0.49% +3.78%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -3 127 £385 -3.75% 45
Berkshire +18 88 £389 +3.67% 11
West Sussex +19 49 £363 +8.21%
Surrey -26 32 £500 +42.86% 11
Hampshire -25 30 £423 +5.63% 18
Buckinghamshire -1 27 £438 +9.38% 11
Kent +19 24 £418 +21.90% 7
East Sussex -4 12 £475 +40.74% 8
Oxfordshire -19 12 £313 -34.21% 23
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 107 (39.05%) JavaScript
2 105 (38.32%) HTML
3 100 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (33.94%) CSS
5 84 (30.66%) C#
6 81 (29.56%) .NET
7 68 (24.82%) Content Management
8 61 (22.26%) E-Commerce
9 59 (21.53%) SQL
10 52 (18.98%) jQuery
11 47 (17.15%) Sitecore CMS
11 47 (17.15%) Sitecore
12 46 (16.79%) HTML5
12 46 (16.79%) ASP.NET
13 45 (16.42%) MVC
14 44 (16.06%) CSS3
15 42 (15.33%) User Experience
16 41 (14.96%) WordPress
17 40 (14.60%) Scrum
18 39 (14.23%) XML
19 38 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
20 35 (12.77%) SQL Server
21 34 (12.41%) AngularJS
22 33 (12.04%) Marketing
23 32 (11.68%) ASP.NET Web API
23 32 (11.68%) Front End Development
24 31 (11.31%) TDD
24 31 (11.31%) Finance
24 31 (11.31%) Java
25 28 (10.22%) 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 (17.15%) Sitecore CMS
2 41 (14.96%) WordPress
3 28 (10.22%) Umbraco
4 22 (8.03%) EPiServer
5 17 (6.20%) IIS
6 14 (5.11%) Drupal
7 12 (4.38%) Kentico
8 10 (3.65%) SharePoint
9 8 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.19%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (1.46%) Magnolia
13 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.09%) Confluence
13 3 (1.09%) Joomla!
13 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
13 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
13 3 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.73%) Apache
14 2 (0.73%) GlassFish
Applications
1 11 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.92%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.09%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.73%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.36%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.36%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Maximo
2 4 (1.46%) Magento
3 2 (0.73%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.73%) Shopify
4 1 (0.36%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.55%) GitHub
3 3 (1.09%) IaaS
3 3 (1.09%) PaaS
4 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.73%) SaaS
4 2 (0.73%) Slack
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.36%) npm
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.19%) HTTP
2 5 (1.82%) SMS
3 3 (1.09%) ISDN
4 2 (0.73%) VoIP
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) Firewall
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) H.323
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
5 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.36%) SSH
5 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.55%) MySQL
3 7 (2.55%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.19%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.82%) Endeca
6 4 (1.46%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.09%) Big Data
7 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.09%) Redis
7 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.36%) Power BI
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (9.49%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.03%) Visual Studio
3 18 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (5.11%) PVCS
4 14 (5.11%) TeamCity
5 11 (4.01%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (3.28%) JIRA
8 8 (2.92%) ProC
8 8 (2.92%) ReSharper
9 7 (2.55%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (2.19%) Axure RP
10 6 (2.19%) Hudson
10 6 (2.19%) Jasmine
10 6 (2.19%) Subversion
11 5 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (1.82%) Fiddler
11 5 (1.82%) JUnit
12 4 (1.46%) QUnit
General
1 33 (12.04%) Marketing
2 31 (11.31%) Finance
3 16 (5.84%) Publishing
4 9 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.55%) Back Office
6 6 (2.19%) Banking
7 5 (1.82%) Retail
8 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 153 (55.84%) Developer
2 38 (13.87%) .NET Developer
3 29 (10.58%) C# Developer
4 27 (9.85%) Designer
5 23 (8.39%) Project Manager
6 22 (8.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 22 (8.03%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (5.84%) Digital Project Manager
8 15 (5.47%) Web Designer
8 15 (5.47%) WordPress Developer
9 14 (5.11%) Content Designer
10 13 (4.74%) Architect
11 12 (4.38%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (4.38%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (4.38%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (4.38%) Web Content Designer
12 10 (3.65%) Analyst
12 10 (3.65%) CMS Developer
13 9 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (38.32%) HTML
2 93 (33.94%) CSS
3 81 (29.56%) .NET
4 52 (18.98%) jQuery
5 46 (16.79%) ASP.NET
5 46 (16.79%) HTML5
6 44 (16.06%) CSS3
7 39 (14.23%) XML
8 34 (12.41%) AngularJS
9 32 (11.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (9.12%) .NET Framework
11 22 (8.03%) React
12 21 (7.66%) Node.js
13 20 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (7.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (6.93%) Ajax
15 18 (6.57%) Sass
15 18 (6.57%) Web Services
16 16 (5.84%) Entity Framework
17 15 (5.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.33%) User Experience
2 13 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.38%) Social Media
4 11 (4.01%) Graphic Design
5 8 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.19%) Animation
7 6 (2.19%) CMDB
7 6 (2.19%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.82%) Fintech
8 5 (1.82%) PMI
9 4 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.46%) Video Editing
10 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.09%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.73%) IVR
12 1 (0.36%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.11%) OpenVMS
2 8 (2.92%) Android
2 8 (2.92%) Apple iOS
2 8 (2.92%) Linux
3 7 (2.55%) Windows
4 6 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.73%) Unix
6 1 (0.36%) Solaris
6 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.82%) Content Management
3 61 (22.26%) E-Commerce
4 45 (16.42%) MVC
5 40 (14.60%) Scrum
6 32 (11.68%) Front End Development
7 31 (11.31%) TDD
8 26 (9.49%) Web Design
9 23 (8.39%) Project Management
10 21 (7.66%) Analytics
11 20 (7.30%) DevOps
12 19 (6.93%) Prototyping
12 19 (6.93%) Responsive Web Design
12 19 (6.93%) SEO
13 18 (6.57%) Unit Testing
14 17 (6.20%) Test Automation
14 17 (6.20%) Web Development
14 17 (6.20%) Wireframes
15 16 (5.84%) API Development
15 16 (5.84%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 107 (39.05%) JavaScript
2 84 (30.66%) C#
3 59 (21.53%) SQL
4 31 (11.31%) Java
5 18 (6.57%) PHP
6 15 (5.47%) C
7 9 (3.28%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.92%) C++
8 8 (2.92%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.92%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.55%) Fortran
10 6 (2.19%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.19%) Ruby
11 5 (1.82%) R
12 4 (1.46%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.46%) VBScript
13 3 (1.09%) F#
14 2 (0.73%) ES6
14 2 (0.73%) Java 8
15 1 (0.36%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 20 (7.30%) Degree
2 5 (1.82%) PMI Certification
2 5 (1.82%) PMP
3 3 (1.09%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.09%) MBA
3 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.73%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.28%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) PMO
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.46%) TeamSite
2 3 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (17.15%) Sitecore
2 22 (8.03%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.57%) Oracle
4 11 (4.01%) Adobe
5 8 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.19%) Capita
6 6 (2.19%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.09%) Avaya
7 3 (1.09%) Google
8 2 (0.73%) Empirix
8 2 (0.73%) hybris
8 2 (0.73%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.73%) New Relic
8 2 (0.73%) SAP
9 1 (0.36%) ATG
9 1 (0.36%) Percussion
9 1 (0.36%) Twitter
9 1 (0.36%) Xamarin