Period
to 26 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a CMS Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 764 801
Rank change year-on-year -61 +37 -108
Contract jobs requiring a CMS Developer 50 85 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.093% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.098% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 69 68
UK median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £316 £300 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £394 £340
% change year-on-year +20.63% +15.81% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 95,880 86,503 101,518
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 94.88% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,022 56,274 65,535
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,959 2,959 3,321
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -2.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.19 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

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 26 April 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 11 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 26 April 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 -88 46 £450 +20.00% 8
UK excluding London -40 26 £475 +20.63% 5
London -72 24 £438 +16.67% 4
South East -25 9 £475 +24.59% 2
Midlands -6 7 £500 +42.86% 2
East Midlands -5 6 £500 +53.85% 2
North of England -20 4 £320 -20.00%
North West -26 4 £320 -10.18%
Scotland -29 4 £475 - 1
East of England +1 2 £413 +25.95%
West Midlands -11 1 £320 -50.77%

CMS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 50 (100.00%) CMS
2 28 (56.00%) C#
3 26 (52.00%) .NET
4 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (36.00%) HTML
5 18 (36.00%) CSS
5 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (30.00%) Content Management
6 15 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (30.00%) Sitecore
7 12 (24.00%) jQuery
7 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (24.00%) SQL
8 11 (22.00%) Java
9 9 (18.00%) Scrum
9 9 (18.00%) MVC
9 9 (18.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (16.00%) Degree
10 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (16.00%) IIS
11 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.00%) Umbraco
11 7 (14.00%) HTML5
11 7 (14.00%) Front End Development
12 6 (12.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 6 (12.00%) CSS3
12 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
13 5 (10.00%) Spring
13 5 (10.00%) TDD

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 50 (100.00%) CMS
2 15 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (16.00%) IIS
4 7 (14.00%) Umbraco
5 3 (6.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (6.00%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.00%) Kentico
6 1 (2.00%) Magnolia
6 1 (2.00%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (4.00%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (2.00%) Magento
3 1 (2.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) GitHub
2 3 (6.00%) Trello
3 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (6.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.00%) git-flow
4 1 (2.00%) Grunt
4 1 (2.00%) gulp
4 1 (2.00%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) .NET
2 18 (36.00%) CSS
2 18 (36.00%) HTML
3 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (24.00%) jQuery
4 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (14.00%) HTML5
6 6 (12.00%) CSS3
7 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (10.00%) Spring
7 5 (10.00%) Web Services
7 5 (10.00%) XML
8 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.00%) Node.js
8 4 (8.00%) Spring Boot
8 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (6.00%) Ajax
9 3 (6.00%) REST
9 3 (6.00%) XSLT
10 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Content Management
3 9 (18.00%) MVC
3 9 (18.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (18.00%) Scrum
4 7 (14.00%) Front End Development
5 6 (12.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.00%) Open Source
6 5 (10.00%) TDD
7 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Web Design
7 4 (8.00%) Web Development
8 3 (6.00%) Analytics
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.00%) DevOps
8 3 (6.00%) SDLC
9 2 (4.00%) Microservices
9 2 (4.00%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) C#
2 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) C
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Java 8
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.00%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Sitecore
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) DevExpress
3 3 (6.00%) Micro Focus
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) HubSpot
5 1 (2.00%) Monetate
5 1 (2.00%) Qubit