The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 26 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 38 64
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26  
Contract jobs citing CMS 8 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.50% 2.54% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.55% 16.44% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Median daily rate £363 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year -12.17% -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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 106 73 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 19.92% 15.43% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 105
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £16.07 £21.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.47% +82.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMS in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in South Wales

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in South Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in South Wales

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Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cardiff -10 2 £375 +20.00% 1
Bridgend - 1 £300 -
CMS
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for CMS.

1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) Umbraco
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 3 (27.27%) Digital Media
6 3 (27.27%) CSS3
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
7 2 (18.18%) React
7 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 2 (18.18%) WPF
7 2 (18.18%) LINQ

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) Umbraco
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Content Editor
5 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Intranet Content Editor
5 1 (9.09%) Intranet Editor
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Sitecore Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (18.18%) LINQ
5 2 (18.18%) React
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 2 (18.18%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
6 1 (9.09%) Drush
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile First
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe