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 3 months to 27 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)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 96 91
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing CMS 43 45 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.57% 1.51% 1.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.80% 8.41% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 42
Median daily rate £310 £263 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.09% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +225.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year +0.86% -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 the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 398 535 510
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.57% 17.95% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 378 349
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 32
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +110.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

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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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in the South West

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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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 27 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
Gloucestershire +27 18 £310 +37.77% 1
Wiltshire +4 10 £425 +41.66% 3
Bristol -17 7 £325 +18.18% 8
Somerset -4 3 £338 +110.93% 1
Dorset +4 1 £375 +76.47% 8
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for CMS.

1 74 (67.27%) Content Management
2 52 (47.27%) HTML
3 49 (44.55%) CSS
4 45 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 33 (30.00%) jQuery
6 28 (25.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (24.55%) .NET
8 25 (22.73%) Internet
8 25 (22.73%) HTML5
8 25 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 25 (22.73%) Sitecore
9 24 (21.82%) C#
9 24 (21.82%) XSLT
10 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET
11 22 (20.00%) Web Development
11 22 (20.00%) User Experience
12 21 (19.09%) Finance
13 20 (18.18%) Windows
13 20 (18.18%) XML
13 20 (18.18%) E-Commerce
14 18 (16.36%) Front End Development
15 17 (15.45%) Sass
15 17 (15.45%) Web Design
16 16 (14.55%) Visual Studio
16 16 (14.55%) IIS
17 15 (13.64%) Java
17 15 (13.64%) Ajax
17 15 (13.64%) Jenkins
17 15 (13.64%) QA
17 15 (13.64%) Git (software)

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 25 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (14.55%) IIS
3 14 (12.73%) ColdFusion
4 13 (11.82%) Apache
5 12 (10.91%) JBoss
5 12 (10.91%) WebLogic
5 12 (10.91%) WebSphere
5 12 (10.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (8.18%) Railo
7 7 (6.36%) Umbraco
8 4 (3.64%) Drupal
8 4 (3.64%) WordPress
9 2 (1.82%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.91%) Kentico
10 1 (0.91%) nginx
10 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.91%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Magento
2 3 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.73%) Internet
2 2 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (0.91%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.91%) Endeca
2 4 (3.64%) MySQL
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (25.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (14.55%) Visual Studio
3 15 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 13 (11.82%) Hudson
5 7 (6.36%) JIRA
6 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.82%) Grunt
6 2 (1.82%) gulp
7 1 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.91%) Selenium
7 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (19.09%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Banking
2 5 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (2.73%) Electronics
3 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
4 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (43.64%) Developer
2 19 (17.27%) Sitecore Developer
3 13 (11.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (10.91%) Architect
4 12 (10.91%) Technical Writer
5 10 (9.09%) Author
5 10 (9.09%) Technical Author
6 8 (7.27%) Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Designer
9 5 (4.55%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.64%) CMS Developer
10 4 (3.64%) ColdFusion Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Tester
10 4 (3.64%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Content Designer
11 3 (2.73%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.73%) Support Analyst
12 2 (1.82%) Senior Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (47.27%) HTML
2 49 (44.55%) CSS
3 33 (30.00%) jQuery
4 27 (24.55%) .NET
5 25 (22.73%) HTML5
6 24 (21.82%) XSLT
7 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET
8 20 (18.18%) XML
9 17 (15.45%) Sass
10 15 (13.64%) Ajax
11 14 (12.73%) Web Services
12 13 (11.82%) SOAP
12 13 (11.82%) Spring
13 12 (10.91%) Hibernate
13 12 (10.91%) J2EE
13 12 (10.91%) JDBC
13 12 (10.91%) JMS
13 12 (10.91%) JSP
13 12 (10.91%) Servlets
13 12 (10.91%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.00%) User Experience
2 14 (12.73%) W3C
3 13 (11.82%) Virtual Team
4 12 (10.91%) iPad
5 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
6 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.64%) RIA
8 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.91%) Blog
10 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (5.45%) Android
2 6 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.91%) Debian
3 1 (0.91%) Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (67.27%) Content Management
2 22 (20.00%) Web Development
3 20 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 18 (16.36%) Front End Development
5 17 (15.45%) Web Design
6 12 (10.91%) B2B
6 12 (10.91%) B2C
6 12 (10.91%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (10.91%) High Availability
6 12 (10.91%) Load Testing
6 12 (10.91%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (10.91%) Software Architecture
7 10 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.09%) Project Management
8 9 (8.18%) Test Automation
9 8 (7.27%) ITIL
9 8 (7.27%) Manual Testing
9 8 (7.27%) MVC
10 7 (6.36%) Issue Tracking
11 6 (5.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 24 (21.82%) C#
3 15 (13.64%) Java
4 11 (10.00%) PHP
5 10 (9.09%) SQL
6 7 (6.36%) ActionScript
7 3 (2.73%) Python
8 1 (0.91%) ES6
8 1 (0.91%) R
8 1 (0.91%) Ruby
8 1 (0.91%) SOQL
8 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.91%) ISEB
6 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.64%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.91%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (22.73%) Sitecore
2 14 (12.73%) Apple
3 12 (10.91%) ATG
3 12 (10.91%) Oracle
4 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.64%) IBM
6 3 (2.73%) IBM Sterling
6 3 (2.73%) SAP
7 2 (1.82%) Adobe
8 1 (0.91%) Cognos
8 1 (0.91%) Google
8 1 (0.91%) HP
8 1 (0.91%) Zend
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