The median contractor rate for a CMS Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

CMS Developer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 608 574
Rank change year-on-year +45 -34  
Contract jobs requiring a CMS Developer 44 43 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.085% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 48
Median daily rate £388 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.52% +3.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

CMS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured CMS Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for CMS Developer in the UK

CMS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS Developer in the UK

CMS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS Developer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS Developer in the UK

CMS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS Developer in the UK

CMS Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +41 44 £388 +3.33% 15
London 0 19 £450 +20.00% 6
South East +30 7 £375 -5.06% 1
North West +22 6 £325 - 1
East of England -2 4 £425 +13.33%
East Midlands - 4 £325 -
Nottingham - 4 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £325 -
Kent - 4 - -
Yorkshire +27 3 £400 -5.88%
Liverpool - 3 £325 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £325 - 1
Leeds +23 2 £400 -5.88%
West Yorkshire +17 2 £400 -5.88%
Manchester +9 2 £363 +11.53%
Watford - 2 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £425 -
West Sussex +21 1 £375 -25.00%
Hampshire +5 1 £450 +32.35% 1
Bristol - 1 £300 - 1
South West - 1 £300 - 3
Norfolk - 1 £328 -
East Anglia - 1 £525 -
Norwich - 1 £328 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £373 -
East Grinstead - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 £340 -
City of London - 1 - -

CMS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, CMS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring CMS Developer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) CMS
2 48 (58.54%) .NET
3 43 (52.44%) JavaScript
4 39 (47.56%) C#
5 38 (46.34%) HTML
5 38 (46.34%) CSS
6 33 (40.24%) MVC
7 26 (31.71%) Sitecore CMS
7 26 (31.71%) Sitecore
8 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET
9 21 (25.61%) jQuery
9 21 (25.61%) Web Development
9 21 (25.61%) HTML5
10 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
11 17 (20.73%) Adobe
12 15 (18.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 15 (18.29%) REST
13 14 (17.07%) SQL
14 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
14 13 (15.85%) CSS3
15 12 (14.63%) Front End Development
15 12 (14.63%) Web Services
15 12 (14.63%) Umbraco
15 12 (14.63%) EPiServer
16 11 (13.41%) Content Management
16 11 (13.41%) Java
16 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
17 10 (12.20%) Spring
18 9 (10.98%) User Experience

CMS Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 82 (100.00%) CMS
2 26 (31.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 15 (18.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 12 (14.63%) EPiServer
4 12 (14.63%) Umbraco
5 5 (6.10%) CoreMedia CMS
5 5 (6.10%) Sitefinity
6 3 (3.66%) ColdFusion
6 3 (3.66%) Magnolia
6 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.44%) Confluence
7 2 (2.44%) Kentico
7 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.22%) Apache
8 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.22%) Content Management Server
8 1 (1.22%) Drupal
8 1 (1.22%) nginx
8 1 (1.22%) Railo
8 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) Redis
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.10%) JIRA
4 2 (2.44%) Hudson
4 2 (2.44%) JUnit
4 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.22%) gulp
5 1 (1.22%) Maven
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
1 4 (4.88%) Marketing
2 2 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (58.54%) .NET
2 38 (46.34%) CSS
2 38 (46.34%) HTML
3 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET
4 21 (25.61%) HTML5
4 21 (25.61%) jQuery
5 15 (18.29%) REST
6 13 (15.85%) CSS3
7 12 (14.63%) Web Services
8 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
9 10 (12.20%) Spring
10 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (9.76%) SOAP
12 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
12 6 (7.32%) React
13 5 (6.10%) Sass
13 5 (6.10%) XML
14 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (4.88%) J2EE
14 4 (4.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) User Experience
2 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.22%) Social Media
5 1 (1.22%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Debian
2 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) MVC
2 21 (25.61%) Web Development
3 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.63%) Front End Development
5 11 (13.41%) Content Management
6 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.10%) SOLID
8 4 (4.88%) Adaptive Web Design
8 4 (4.88%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.88%) TDD
8 4 (4.88%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.88%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.66%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.66%) Pair Programming
9 3 (3.66%) Project Management
9 3 (3.66%) Scrum
9 3 (3.66%) Service Management
9 3 (3.66%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.66%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (52.44%) JavaScript
2 39 (47.56%) C#
3 14 (17.07%) SQL
4 11 (13.41%) Java
5 3 (3.66%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.22%) ES6
6 1 (1.22%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) Ruby
6 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.44%) MCP
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) Sitecore
2 17 (20.73%) Adobe
3 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle
5 3 (3.66%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) FatWire
6 2 (2.44%) Interwoven
6 2 (2.44%) Lotus
6 2 (2.44%) OpenText
6 2 (2.44%) Percussion
6 2 (2.44%) Vignette
7 1 (1.22%) Google
7 1 (1.22%) SAP
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