Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a CMS Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 820 810 781
Rank change year-on-year -10 -29 -16
Contract jobs requiring a CMS Developer 64 57 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.057% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.060% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 96
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £294 £309 £313
90th Percentile £549 £488 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £374 £380
% change year-on-year -13.04% -1.64% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97,688 94,343 101,051
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.91% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,226 61,914 65,863
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,139 2,819 3,291
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +2.33% +1.58%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.78 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.68
% change year-on-year -2.78% +1.84% +1.00%

CMS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured CMS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 12 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 6 months to 18 October 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
England +4 61 £425 +6.25% 13
London -8 32 £463 +8.82% 7
UK excluding London -23 29 £325 -13.04% 6
Midlands -10 7 £450 +38.46% 2
North of England -35 7 £350 -6.67%
East of England -3 6 £325 -23.53% 2
South West -13 5 £288 -20.69% 1
West Midlands -13 5 £375 - 2
South East -14 4 £313 -24.01% 1
North West -21 4 £469 +31.12%
Yorkshire -21 3 £300 -25.00%
East Midlands +6 2 £525 +61.54%

CMS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, CMS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring CMS Developer in the job title.

1 64 (100.00%) CMS
2 33 (51.56%) JavaScript
2 33 (51.56%) CSS
3 32 (50.00%) HTML
4 29 (45.31%) .NET
4 29 (45.31%) C#
5 28 (43.75%) MVC
6 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
8 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
9 19 (29.69%) Content Management
10 18 (28.13%) Umbraco
11 17 (26.56%) E-Commerce
11 17 (26.56%) Sass
12 16 (25.00%) Web Development
13 15 (23.44%) HTML5
14 13 (20.31%) Sitecore CMS
14 13 (20.31%) Sitecore
15 12 (18.75%) Front End Development
15 12 (18.75%) WordPress
15 12 (18.75%) jQuery
16 11 (17.19%) CSS3
16 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
17 10 (15.63%) PHP
17 10 (15.63%) Java
18 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
18 9 (14.06%) TDD
18 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
18 9 (14.06%) Drupal
19 8 (12.50%) Hibernate

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 64 (100.00%) CMS
2 18 (28.13%) Umbraco
3 13 (20.31%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (18.75%) WordPress
5 9 (14.06%) Drupal
6 6 (9.38%) Magnolia
7 5 (7.81%) Alfresco
7 5 (7.81%) CoreMedia CMS
8 4 (6.25%) EPiServer
9 3 (4.69%) Liferay
9 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
10 2 (3.13%) Joomla!
10 2 (3.13%) Kentico
11 1 (1.56%) ColdFusion
11 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (1.56%) PrestaShop
11 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.56%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Magento
2 2 (3.13%) OpenCart
2 2 (3.13%) Shopify
3 1 (1.56%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.56%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.69%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (4.69%) npm
2 3 (4.69%) Serverless
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Trello
4 1 (1.56%) GitHub
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) Maven
3 5 (7.81%) gulp
3 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.25%) Grunt
4 4 (6.25%) Subversion
4 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.69%) Bower
5 3 (4.69%) Gradle
6 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.13%) JIRA
6 2 (3.13%) JUnit
6 2 (3.13%) Mockito
6 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.56%) Protractor
General
1 6 (9.38%) Retail
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (51.56%) CSS
2 32 (50.00%) HTML
3 29 (45.31%) .NET
4 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 17 (26.56%) Sass
6 15 (23.44%) HTML5
7 12 (18.75%) jQuery
8 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
8 11 (17.19%) CSS3
9 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (12.50%) Hibernate
10 8 (12.50%) Vue.js
11 7 (10.94%) Laravel
11 7 (10.94%) Spring
12 6 (9.38%) REST
13 5 (7.81%) J2EE
13 5 (7.81%) Web Services
13 5 (7.81%) XML
14 4 (6.25%) JSON
14 4 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Cloud Native
1 3 (4.69%) Fintech
1 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
1 3 (4.69%) User Experience
2 1 (1.56%) Blog
2 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.56%) Vector Graphics
2 1 (1.56%) Verilog
2 1 (1.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) MVC
2 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (29.69%) Content Management
4 17 (26.56%) E-Commerce
5 16 (25.00%) Web Development
6 12 (18.75%) Front End Development
7 9 (14.06%) TDD
8 8 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (10.94%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 5 (7.81%) OO
10 5 (7.81%) Scrum
11 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (6.25%) Microservices
12 3 (4.69%) Continuous Deployment
13 2 (3.13%) DevOps
13 2 (3.13%) Unit Testing
14 1 (1.56%) BDD
14 1 (1.56%) Computer Architecture
14 1 (1.56%) Digital Marketing
14 1 (1.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) JavaScript
2 29 (45.31%) C#
3 10 (15.63%) Java
3 10 (15.63%) PHP
4 7 (10.94%) SQL
5 6 (9.38%) ES6
6 4 (6.25%) Java 8
7 3 (4.69%) XPath
8 2 (3.13%) PHP 7
8 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.56%) Perl
9 1 (1.56%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) WooCommerce
3 1 (1.56%) PayPal
3 1 (1.56%) Sage
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.56%) Zend