Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 November 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 134 130
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4 -18
Contract jobs citing CMS 80 73 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.43% 1.29% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.38% 7.09% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 50 76
South West median daily rate £353 £325 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.46% -9.09% +19.17%
10th Percentile £214 £173 £213
90th Percentile £488 £453 £538
England median daily rate £400 £400 £369
% change year-on-year - +8.55% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
South West median hourly rate £11.00 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.15% +18.18% +129.17%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.68 £23.00
% change year-on-year +47.80% +2.96% +27.78%

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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 853 1030 1146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.21% 18.16% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 725 792
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% -1.33%
10th Percentile £222 £213 £200
90th Percentile £538 £523 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -27.39% +101.28%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.95 £42.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £20.71 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.56% +8.33%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the South West

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in the South West

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in the South West

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in the South West

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bristol -6 32 £325 - 6
Wiltshire +14 30 £363 +8.21% 1
Devon 0 6 £525 - 1
Gloucestershire +20 3 £263 +16.67%
Dorset -3 3 £450 +60.00% 6
Somerset -5 3 £363 -27.50% 1
Cornwall -14 1 - -
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West region with a requirement for CMS.

1 41 (51.25%) HTML
2 33 (41.25%) CSS
3 32 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 29 (36.25%) .NET
5 27 (33.75%) C#
5 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (33.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 27 (33.75%) Sitecore
6 25 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 24 (30.00%) MVC
8 23 (28.75%) jQuery
9 21 (26.25%) Finance
10 18 (22.50%) Content Management
11 16 (20.00%) HTML5
12 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
13 13 (16.25%) Manufacturing
13 13 (16.25%) IIS
13 13 (16.25%) Project Management
13 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
14 12 (15.00%) User Experience
14 12 (15.00%) Entity Framework
15 11 (13.75%) TDD
15 11 (13.75%) Marketing
16 10 (12.50%) Web Development
16 10 (12.50%) Sass
17 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
17 9 (11.25%) Razor View Engine
17 9 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (11.25%) Umbraco

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 27 (33.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 13 (16.25%) IIS
3 9 (11.25%) Umbraco
4 8 (10.00%) Kentico
5 6 (7.50%) WordPress
6 5 (6.25%) Drupal
7 3 (3.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (3.75%) EPiServer
8 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.25%) Apache
9 1 (1.25%) Confluence
9 1 (1.25%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Magento
2 1 (1.25%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.25%) CheetahMail
4 1 (1.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Intranet
2 3 (3.75%) Telepresence
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) H.323
4 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.50%) MySQL
2 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.50%) DB2
4 2 (2.50%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.25%) NuGet
5 4 (5.00%) Grunt
6 3 (3.75%) JIRA
6 3 (3.75%) Maven
6 3 (3.75%) PostCSS
6 3 (3.75%) Subversion
6 3 (3.75%) webpack
7 2 (2.50%) Mockito
7 2 (2.50%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.50%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.50%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.25%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.25%) Selenium
8 1 (1.25%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Manufacturing
3 11 (13.75%) Marketing
4 8 (10.00%) Electronics
4 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.75%) Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Retail
6 2 (2.50%) Military
6 2 (2.50%) Publishing
7 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.25%) Law
7 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (53.75%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Sitecore Developer
3 11 (13.75%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.25%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
6 7 (8.75%) PHP Developer
7 6 (7.50%) CMS Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Content Editor
7 6 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Administrator
10 3 (3.75%) Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Digital Content Editor
10 3 (3.75%) HTML Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.75%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (51.25%) HTML
2 33 (41.25%) CSS
3 29 (36.25%) .NET
4 25 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 23 (28.75%) jQuery
6 16 (20.00%) HTML5
7 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
8 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (15.00%) Entity Framework
10 10 (12.50%) Sass
11 9 (11.25%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (10.00%) CSS3
12 8 (10.00%) SOAP
13 7 (8.75%) AngularJS
13 7 (8.75%) LINQ
13 7 (8.75%) RESTful
13 7 (8.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (8.75%) Web Services
14 6 (7.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) User Experience
2 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.25%) W3C
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.50%) Social Media
6 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Debian
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.00%) MVC
3 18 (22.50%) Content Management
4 13 (16.25%) Project Management
5 11 (13.75%) TDD
6 10 (12.50%) Web Development
7 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.25%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.00%) ITIL
8 8 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 8 (10.00%) Release Management
8 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.75%) BDD
9 7 (8.75%) Front End Development
10 5 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (6.25%) Scrum
11 4 (5.00%) SEO
11 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (33.75%) C#
3 9 (11.25%) SQL
4 8 (10.00%) PHP
5 3 (3.75%) Java
6 2 (2.50%) Python
6 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.25%) ES6
7 1 (1.25%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.25%) R
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
1 9 (11.25%) DV Cleared
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) PMO
1 1 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Sitecore
2 9 (11.25%) SAP
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.25%) Apple
5 3 (3.75%) Adobe
5 3 (3.75%) Cisco
6 2 (2.50%) Coverity
7 1 (1.25%) hybris
7 1 (1.25%) IBM
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle
7 1 (1.25%) VMware