Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 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 West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 127 124
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 75 81 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.46% 1.49% 1.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.19% 8.73% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 66
South West median daily rate £363 £400 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +19.85% +2.69%
10th Percentile £214 £271 £213
90th Percentile £538 £490 £463
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median hourly rate £11.00 - £44.00
England median hourly rate £26.75 £18.55 £21.21
% change year-on-year +44.24% -12.54% +11.61%

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 816 928 1,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.86% 17.03% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 652 755
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.99% -6.53%
10th Percentile £236 £204 £200
90th Percentile £563 £563 £516
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 29
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £38.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.84% -3.18% +96.25%
10th Percentile £12.82 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.40 £50.00 £46.10
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.35
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.36% +7.50%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 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
Bristol +10 36 £375 -6.25% 13
Wiltshire +7 21 £353 -14.55% 5
Gloucestershire +19 6 £313 +2.04%
Devon +5 6 £525 - 3
Somerset -7 3 £363 -27.50% 5
Dorset -7 2 £450 +33.33% 18
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 West region with a requirement for CMS.

1 36 (48.00%) HTML
2 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (38.67%) CSS
4 26 (34.67%) .NET
5 25 (33.33%) C#
5 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 22 (29.33%) MVC
7 21 (28.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 21 (28.00%) Sitecore
8 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 16 (21.33%) .NET Framework
9 16 (21.33%) jQuery
9 16 (21.33%) HTML5
10 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
10 13 (17.33%) Content Management
10 13 (17.33%) Finance
11 12 (16.00%) SQL
11 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (14.67%) Entity Framework
12 11 (14.67%) Umbraco
13 10 (13.33%) CSS3
13 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
13 10 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
13 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (13.33%) User Experience
13 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 10 (13.33%) TDD
14 9 (12.00%) Scrum
14 9 (12.00%) LESS
14 9 (12.00%) RESTful

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 21 (28.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (14.67%) Umbraco
3 8 (10.67%) IIS
3 8 (10.67%) Kentico
4 5 (6.67%) WordPress
5 3 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Drupal
6 2 (2.67%) Confluence
6 2 (2.67%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.33%) Apache
7 1 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Magento
2 2 (2.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (1.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) CheetahMail
2 1 (1.33%) npm
2 1 (1.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Intranet
2 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 3 (4.00%) Telepresence
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 2 (2.67%) H.323
4 1 (1.33%) DNS
4 1 (1.33%) SMS
4 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.00%) MySQL
5 2 (2.67%) DB2
5 2 (2.67%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.33%) Redis
6 1 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.67%) Grunt
3 5 (6.67%) NuGet
4 4 (5.33%) JIRA
4 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.00%) Maven
5 3 (4.00%) PostCSS
5 3 (4.00%) Subversion
5 3 (4.00%) webpack
6 2 (2.67%) Mockito
6 2 (2.67%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.67%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.67%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.33%) PVCS
7 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Law
4 3 (4.00%) Publishing
5 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Developer
2 9 (12.00%) .NET Developer
2 9 (12.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 8 (10.67%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.00%) Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Content Editor
5 6 (8.00%) HTML Developer
5 6 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 5 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.67%) CMS Developer
6 5 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 4 (5.33%) WordPress Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Digital Content Editor
8 3 (4.00%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.00%) HTML
2 29 (38.67%) CSS
3 26 (34.67%) .NET
4 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 16 (21.33%) .NET Framework
5 16 (21.33%) HTML5
5 16 (21.33%) jQuery
6 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (14.67%) Entity Framework
8 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (13.33%) CSS3
8 10 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
9 9 (12.00%) LESS
9 9 (12.00%) RESTful
10 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (9.33%) XML
12 6 (8.00%) Sass
12 6 (8.00%) SOAP
12 6 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) User Experience
2 7 (9.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.33%) Fintech
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Social Media
4 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Android
1 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.33%) OpenVMS
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) MVC
3 13 (17.33%) Content Management
4 10 (13.33%) TDD
4 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 9 (12.00%) Scrum
6 8 (10.67%) Front End Development
7 7 (9.33%) BDD
7 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.33%) Web Development
8 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.00%) Project Management
9 5 (6.67%) OO
10 4 (5.33%) DevOps
10 4 (5.33%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (5.33%) SOLID
10 4 (5.33%) User Stories
11 3 (4.00%) Coaching
11 3 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) C#
1 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (16.00%) SQL
3 7 (9.33%) PHP
4 3 (4.00%) Java
4 3 (4.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) C++
6 1 (1.33%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) CCNP
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) PMO
1 2 (2.67%) WCAG
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
1 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.67%) vSphere
2 1 (1.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.67%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Sitecore
2 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) Adobe
5 2 (2.67%) Coverity
5 2 (2.67%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.33%) hybris
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.33%) Xamarin