The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 26 April 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 29 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13  
Contract jobs citing CMS 7 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.66% 3.61% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.58% 27.03% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +4.28% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £12.92 £37.50
% change year-on-year +99.38% -65.56%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 48 37 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 18.25% 13.36% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 58
Median daily rate £381 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.13 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.65% -42.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMS in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Southampton

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Southampton region with a requirement for CMS.

1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
4 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (40.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (30.00%) PMO
5 3 (30.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) Rackspace
5 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (30.00%) WordPress
5 3 (30.00%) Content Management
5 3 (30.00%) Document Management
5 3 (30.00%) Statistics
5 3 (30.00%) Marketing
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Joomla!
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Legal
5 3 (30.00%) SLA
5 3 (30.00%) Intranet
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (30.00%) Joomla!
2 3 (30.00%) WordPress
3 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (10.00%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Web Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Web Content Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Designer
4 2 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Support Assistant
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Assistant
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Designer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Assistant
4 2 (20.00%) Umbraco Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Web Content Assistant
4 2 (20.00%) Web Content Designer
4 2 (20.00%) Web Designer
4 2 (20.00%) Web Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Website Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (40.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (30.00%) Document Management
3 3 (30.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Statistics
4 2 (20.00%) Content Writing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PMO
1 3 (30.00%) QA
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore