Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 113 121
Rank change year-on-year -30 +8 -12
Contract jobs citing CMS 74 94 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.35% 1.73% 1.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.42% 11.76% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 64 69
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -11.44%
10th Percentile £213 £235 £141
90th Percentile £475 £460 £476
England median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
South West median hourly rate £11.00 £32.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.15% - +225.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £21.25 £13.85
90th Percentile £11.50 £38.75 £33.75
England median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year -7.69% +67.22% -42.84%

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 879 799 1,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.00% 14.73% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 500 780
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +0.67% +2.76%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £215
90th Percentile £538 £526 £513
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 37
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.29% +28.79% +32.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £21.48 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £52.63 £49.85
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.16% +2.34% +1.27%

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 August 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 20 August 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 +2 34 £280 -13.85% 25
Wiltshire -27 11 £400 -1.23% 9
Dorset +3 7 £388 +3.33% 15
Gloucestershire -13 7 £300 -3.23% 9
Somerset +7 5 £369 +22.92% 5
Cornwall - 5 £300 - 1
Devon - 4 £525 - 4
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 45 (60.81%) HTML
2 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 31 (41.89%) CSS
4 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (32.43%) HTML5
6 19 (25.68%) .NET
7 18 (24.32%) Content Management
7 18 (24.32%) Drupal
8 15 (20.27%) Front End Development
9 14 (18.92%) React
9 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
10 13 (17.57%) CSS3
11 12 (16.22%) Umbraco
11 12 (16.22%) Windows
11 12 (16.22%) MVC
11 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
12 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
12 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
13 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.51%) SDLC
13 10 (13.51%) Selenium
13 10 (13.51%) C#
13 10 (13.51%) MySQL
13 10 (13.51%) SQL
14 9 (12.16%) VBScript
14 9 (12.16%) Oracle
14 9 (12.16%) PHP
14 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET

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 18 (24.32%) Drupal
2 12 (16.22%) Umbraco
3 8 (10.81%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (8.11%) WordPress
5 4 (5.41%) EPiServer
5 4 (5.41%) Kentico
6 3 (4.05%) IIS
7 2 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.35%) Apache
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.35%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.70%) Magento
2 2 (2.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.05%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (4.05%) Trello
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) GitHub
3 1 (1.35%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) SMS
2 1 (1.35%) Extranet
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) Intranet
2 1 (1.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Selenium
2 9 (12.16%) SoapUI
2 9 (12.16%) WebDriver
3 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.41%) gulp
5 1 (1.35%) GitLab
5 1 (1.35%) Grunt
5 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.35%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.35%) webpack
General
1 7 (9.46%) Marketing
2 6 (8.11%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (54.05%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (12.16%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Software Tester
4 8 (10.81%) Tester
5 7 (9.46%) PHP Developer
6 6 (8.11%) React Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Angular Developer
7 4 (5.41%) CMS Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.41%) UI Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Umbraco Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) EPiServer Developer
8 3 (4.05%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Junior
8 3 (4.05%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.81%) HTML
2 31 (41.89%) CSS
3 24 (32.43%) HTML5
4 19 (25.68%) .NET
5 14 (18.92%) React
6 13 (17.57%) CSS3
7 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
8 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
8 9 (12.16%) jQuery
9 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
9 7 (9.46%) Sass
10 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.76%) Entity Framework
11 5 (6.76%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (6.76%) SOAP
12 4 (5.41%) OOCSS
12 4 (5.41%) RESTful
13 3 (4.05%) .NET Core
13 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.76%) Social Media
3 4 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.05%) User Experience
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.35%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.35%) Photography
6 1 (1.35%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) Content Management
3 15 (20.27%) Front End Development
4 12 (16.22%) MVC
4 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.51%) SDLC
7 9 (12.16%) API Testing
7 9 (12.16%) Workflow
8 8 (10.81%) Acceptance Criteria
8 8 (10.81%) Test Scripting
8 8 (10.81%) Web Development
9 7 (9.46%) CRM
10 5 (6.76%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (5.41%) DevOps
11 4 (5.41%) Kanban
11 4 (5.41%) Microservices
11 4 (5.41%) OO
11 4 (5.41%) TDD
12 3 (4.05%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.51%) C#
3 10 (13.51%) SQL
4 9 (12.16%) PHP
4 9 (12.16%) VBScript
5 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.70%) Java
6 2 (2.70%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.35%) ES6
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) ISEB
2 5 (6.76%) Degree
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) QA
1 9 (12.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) WMI
2 2 (2.70%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle
3 8 (10.81%) Sitecore
4 5 (6.76%) Adobe
5 3 (4.05%) Facebook
6 2 (2.70%) WooCommerce
7 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) Google
7 1 (1.35%) hybris
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) Zend