Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 94 113
Rank change year-on-year -47 +19 -11
Contract jobs citing CMS 50 116 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.98% 2.21% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.17% 13.23% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 74 69
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +29.03% -4.62%
10th Percentile £241 £231 £181
90th Percentile £506 £474 £475
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
South West median hourly rate - £32.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.37% +170.00%
England median hourly rate £17.32 £25.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year -31.41% +94.23% -43.48%

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 811 877 1,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.91% 16.71% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 588 711
South West median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +8.00% -3.45%
10th Percentile £258 £208 £210
90th Percentile £563 £563 £525
England median daily rate £458 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +6.40% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 34
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £43.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.53% +37.60% +54.82%
10th Percentile £16.25 £26.95 £9.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.00 £47.93
England median hourly rate £19.28 £19.64 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.86% -1.79% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 18 £375 +11.11% 13
Gloucestershire -7 9 £300 -3.23% 1
Wiltshire -18 9 £400 -3.03% 3
Dorset -4 8 £388 +3.33% 4
Somerset 0 3 £331 +1.92% 8
Cornwall -3 2 £300 - 3
Devon -5 1 £525 - 6
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 27 (54.00%) HTML
2 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (46.00%) CSS
3 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.00%) HTML5
5 16 (32.00%) .NET
6 15 (30.00%) Front End Development
7 14 (28.00%) CSS3
8 13 (26.00%) React
9 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 10 (20.00%) Umbraco
9 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (18.00%) C#
10 9 (18.00%) jQuery
11 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
11 8 (16.00%) MVC
12 7 (14.00%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (14.00%) Sitecore
12 7 (14.00%) Sass
12 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (14.00%) DevOps
13 6 (12.00%) LESS
13 6 (12.00%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (12.00%) SQL
14 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
14 5 (10.00%) Scrum
14 5 (10.00%) Finance
14 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
14 5 (10.00%) RESTful
14 5 (10.00%) Content Management

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 10 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 7 (14.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (8.00%) Kentico
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) WordPress
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Apache
6 1 (2.00%) Confluence
6 1 (2.00%) Drupal
6 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Extranet
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) Intranet
1 1 (2.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.00%) Redis
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) gulp
3 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) Grunt
4 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.00%) PostCSS
4 1 (2.00%) PVCS
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Marketing
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 5 (10.00%) React Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Angular Developer
6 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.00%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) CSS Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Delivery Director
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 2 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (54.00%) HTML
2 23 (46.00%) CSS
3 19 (38.00%) HTML5
4 16 (32.00%) .NET
5 14 (28.00%) CSS3
6 13 (26.00%) React
7 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (18.00%) jQuery
9 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (14.00%) Sass
11 6 (12.00%) LESS
11 6 (12.00%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (10.00%) RESTful
13 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (8.00%) Entity Framework
14 3 (6.00%) OOCSS
14 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.00%) Fintech
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Photography
2 1 (2.00%) Social Media
2 1 (2.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 8 (16.00%) MVC
4 7 (14.00%) DevOps
5 5 (10.00%) Content Management
5 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.00%) Scrum
5 5 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (6.00%) Analytics
6 3 (6.00%) API Integration
6 3 (6.00%) Coaching
6 3 (6.00%) Kanban
6 3 (6.00%) Microservices
6 3 (6.00%) Open Source
6 3 (6.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (6.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.00%) C#
3 6 (12.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) PHP
4 4 (8.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) ES6
5 1 (2.00%) Fortran
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) CCNP
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
1 2 (4.00%) WCAG
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (8.00%) Adobe
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) hybris
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft