Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 117 135
Rank change year-on-year -28 +18 -5
Contract jobs citing CMS 87 78 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.38% 1.40% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.31% 9.07% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 57 49
South West median daily rate £356 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £168 £212 £172
90th Percentile £501 £488 £455
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
South West median hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -66.15% +18.18%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.00 £31.25
90th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £33.75
England median hourly rate £34.00 £32.00 £21.87
% change year-on-year +6.25% +46.32% -8.88%

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 934 860 1,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.87% 15.38% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 530 731
South West median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -5.41%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £213
90th Percentile £563 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.89% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 31
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £39.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +21.54% -15.88%
10th Percentile £15.25 £15.35 £17.75
90th Percentile £47.03 £54.65 £44.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +5.26%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -1 40 £275 -15.38% 28
Wiltshire -33 16 £419 +15.52% 3
Devon +8 13 £475 -9.52% 4
Somerset +10 7 £425 +17.24% 12
Cornwall -4 4 £300 - 2
Gloucestershire -10 4 £300 +14.29% 8
Dorset -1 2 - - 6
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 41 (47.13%) HTML
2 38 (43.68%) Content Management
3 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
4 29 (33.33%) CSS
5 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (26.44%) HTML5
7 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
8 19 (21.84%) Drupal
9 17 (19.54%) .NET
10 16 (18.39%) Windows
10 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
11 14 (16.09%) Adobe
12 13 (14.94%) Web Development
12 13 (14.94%) Degree
13 12 (13.79%) PowerShell
13 12 (13.79%) Test Automation
13 12 (13.79%) Analytics
13 12 (13.79%) Workflow
13 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (12.64%) User Experience
14 11 (12.64%) Acceptance Criteria
14 11 (12.64%) PHP
14 11 (12.64%) SQL
14 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
14 11 (12.64%) REST
14 11 (12.64%) QA
15 10 (11.49%) Blog
15 10 (11.49%) Marketing
15 10 (11.49%) Oracle

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 19 (21.84%) Drupal
2 8 (9.20%) Umbraco
3 7 (8.05%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (8.05%) WordPress
4 6 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (5.75%) Confluence
6 3 (3.45%) ColdFusion
6 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.45%) EPiServer
6 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.30%) Joomla!
7 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.15%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.15%) InDesign
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.45%) Magento
3 2 (2.30%) Shopify
4 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.75%) MailChimp
3 4 (4.60%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (4.60%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (4.60%) GitHub
4 3 (3.45%) Trello
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.15%) Apigee
6 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) ATM
2 2 (2.30%) Internet
2 2 (2.30%) SMS
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
3 1 (1.15%) Extranet
3 1 (1.15%) Firewall
3 1 (1.15%) Intranet
3 1 (1.15%) SSL
3 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.30%) Power BI
4 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.34%) Selenium
2 9 (10.34%) SoapUI
2 9 (10.34%) WebDriver
3 6 (6.90%) gulp
4 3 (3.45%) Grunt
4 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.30%) JIRA
5 2 (2.30%) Subversion
6 1 (1.15%) GitLab
General
1 10 (11.49%) Marketing
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Publishing
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Developer
2 9 (10.34%) PHP Developer
3 8 (9.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (9.20%) Software Tester
3 8 (9.20%) Tester
4 7 (8.05%) Web Developer
5 5 (5.75%) .NET Developer
5 5 (5.75%) CMS Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (3.45%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Junior
7 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.13%) HTML
2 29 (33.33%) CSS
3 23 (26.44%) HTML5
4 17 (19.54%) .NET
5 11 (12.64%) REST
6 9 (10.34%) jQuery
7 8 (9.20%) AngularJS
7 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
7 8 (9.20%) Sass
8 7 (8.05%) CSS3
9 6 (6.90%) Node.js
10 5 (5.75%) .NET Core
10 5 (5.75%) React
10 5 (5.75%) SOAP
11 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.60%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (4.60%) RESTful
12 3 (3.45%) FreeMarker
12 3 (3.45%) Leaflet
12 3 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.64%) User Experience
3 10 (11.49%) Blog
3 10 (11.49%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (10.34%) Social Media
5 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.75%) Photography
7 4 (4.60%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.45%) Graphic Design
8 3 (3.45%) Wiki
9 2 (2.30%) Clustering
9 2 (2.30%) CMDB
10 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
10 1 (1.15%) Fintech
10 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.15%) Podcast
10 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.68%) Content Management
2 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.94%) Web Development
4 12 (13.79%) Analytics
4 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (13.79%) Test Automation
4 12 (13.79%) Workflow
5 11 (12.64%) Acceptance Criteria
6 10 (11.49%) SDLC
7 9 (10.34%) API Testing
7 9 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 8 (9.20%) Front End Development
8 8 (9.20%) Scrum
8 8 (9.20%) Statistics
9 7 (8.05%) Coaching
9 7 (8.05%) CRM
10 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.90%) Kanban
10 6 (6.90%) MVC
11 5 (5.75%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 11 (12.64%) PHP
3 11 (12.64%) SQL
4 9 (10.34%) C#
4 9 (10.34%) VBScript
5 7 (8.05%) Java
6 5 (5.75%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.45%) Python
8 2 (2.30%) C
8 2 (2.30%) PHP 7
8 2 (2.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) ISEB
3 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.30%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) QA
2 9 (10.34%) WCAG
3 1 (1.15%) SEPA
3 1 (1.15%) TARGET2
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) WMI
2 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.30%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.15%) Ansible
3 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) Adobe
3 10 (11.49%) Oracle
4 8 (9.20%) Facebook
5 7 (8.05%) Sitecore
6 5 (5.75%) Google
6 5 (5.75%) Hootsuite
6 5 (5.75%) Twitter
7 3 (3.45%) WooCommerce
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco
8 2 (2.30%) Omniture
8 2 (2.30%) Splunk
8 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.15%) ATG
9 1 (1.15%) Demandware
9 1 (1.15%) hybris
9 1 (1.15%) IBM
9 1 (1.15%) SAP
9 1 (1.15%) Zend