Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a CMS Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 822 750 752
Rank change year-on-year -72 +2 -33
Contract jobs requiring a CMS Developer 46 102 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 85 86
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £490 £515 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -15.63% +33.33% -14.29%
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 95,342 91,100 101,599
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.78% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,328 59,471 64,808
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,819 3,215 3,851
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.74%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -73 44 £395 +5.33% 25
London -58 25 £425 +13.33% 16
UK excluding London -21 21 £338 -15.63% 9
North of England +37 7 £320 -13.51% 6
South West +10 5 £363 -12.12%
North West +4 5 £320 -8.57% 2
East of England -8 3 £364 - 1
West Midlands +14 2 £320 -50.77%
Midlands +4 2 £320 -36.00%
Scotland -20 2 £438 -
South East -38 2 £650 +62.50% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 4

CMS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 46 (100.00%) CMS
2 29 (63.04%) .NET
3 28 (60.87%) C#
4 21 (45.65%) HTML
4 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
5 19 (41.30%) CSS
5 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
6 17 (36.96%) MVC
7 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
9 13 (28.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (28.26%) Sitecore
10 12 (26.09%) jQuery
10 12 (26.09%) HTML5
11 10 (21.74%) Umbraco
11 10 (21.74%) SQL
11 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 10 (21.74%) XML
12 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
12 9 (19.57%) Web Services
12 9 (19.57%) IIS
12 9 (19.57%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (17.39%) Kentico
13 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
13 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
14 7 (15.22%) Web Development
14 7 (15.22%) Razor View Engine
15 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
15 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing

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 46 (100.00%) CMS
2 13 (28.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (21.74%) Umbraco
4 9 (19.57%) IIS
5 8 (17.39%) Kentico
6 2 (4.35%) EPiServer
6 2 (4.35%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Apache
7 1 (2.17%) Content Management Server
7 1 (2.17%) Drupal
7 1 (2.17%) Magnolia
7 1 (2.17%) nginx
7 1 (2.17%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Magento
2 1 (2.17%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) GitHub
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.52%) MSBuild
3 3 (6.52%) NuGet
4 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Bower
5 1 (2.17%) Grunt
5 1 (2.17%) gulp
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) JSUnit
5 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.17%) Mocha
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) .NET
2 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
2 21 (45.65%) HTML
3 19 (41.30%) CSS
4 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
5 12 (26.09%) HTML5
5 12 (26.09%) jQuery
6 10 (21.74%) XML
7 9 (19.57%) Web Services
8 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (15.22%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
11 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (10.87%) CSS3
11 5 (10.87%) SOAP
12 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
12 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (8.70%) LINQ
12 4 (8.70%) RESTful
12 4 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) MVC
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
4 7 (15.22%) Web Development
5 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.04%) TDD
5 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.87%) Scrum
7 4 (8.70%) Content Management
7 4 (8.70%) SOA
8 3 (6.52%) Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) Migration
8 3 (6.52%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.35%) API Development
9 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.35%) Microservices
9 2 (4.35%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) C
5 2 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.52%) MCP
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Sitecore
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.35%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Monetate
5 1 (2.17%) Pega
5 1 (2.17%) Qubit
5 1 (2.17%) VMware