The median contractor rate for a CMS Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 588 559
Rank change year-on-year +22 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a CMS Developer 34 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.096% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 50
Median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
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 43148 51543 50918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.77% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 33436 30785
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1488 1586 2043
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 24 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 30 March 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 +30 32 £400 +6.66% 14
London +24 12 £394 -12.50% 8
South East +12 6 £400 -15.78%
North West +30 5 £400 +33.33% 1
Hampshire +13 4 £400 +14.28%
North East -9 4 £528 +75.83%
Manchester +16 3 £400 +45.45%
South West +1 3 £438 +34.61% 3
Wiltshire - 3 £438 -
Basingstoke - 3 £400 -
City of London +11 2 £275 -38.88% 1
Bolton - 2 £400 -
Swindon - 2 £475 -
Liverpool - 2 £338 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £338 - 1
Yorkshire +19 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire +15 1 £325 -
Leeds +6 1 £325 -
West Sussex +2 1 £375 -25.00%
East Midlands -6 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
East Grinstead - 1 £375 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

CMS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 88 (100.00%) CMS
2 49 (55.68%) .NET
3 43 (48.86%) C#
4 42 (47.73%) HTML
4 42 (47.73%) CSS
5 38 (43.18%) JavaScript
6 32 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 26 (29.55%) EPiServer
8 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (28.41%) MVC
9 22 (25.00%) jQuery
9 22 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 22 (25.00%) Sitecore
10 19 (21.59%) HTML5
10 19 (21.59%) Content Management
10 19 (21.59%) Adobe
11 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
11 18 (20.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
12 14 (15.91%) Web Development
12 14 (15.91%) Umbraco
13 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (13.64%) TDD
13 12 (13.64%) AngularJS
14 10 (11.36%) Sitefinity
14 10 (11.36%) User Experience
15 9 (10.23%) Front End Development
15 9 (10.23%) SQL
16 8 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API

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 88 (100.00%) CMS
2 26 (29.55%) EPiServer
3 22 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 18 (20.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 14 (15.91%) Umbraco
6 10 (11.36%) Sitefinity
7 7 (7.95%) Kentico
8 6 (6.82%) DNN
8 6 (6.82%) Immediacy CMS
9 5 (5.68%) CoreMedia CMS
10 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
11 3 (3.41%) ColdFusion
12 2 (2.27%) Content Management Server
12 2 (2.27%) Drupal
12 2 (2.27%) IIS
12 2 (2.27%) Jadu
12 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
12 2 (2.27%) WordPress
13 1 (1.14%) Joomla!
13 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.27%) Redis
4 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.27%) Hudson
4 2 (2.27%) JIRA
4 2 (2.27%) JUnit
5 1 (1.14%) Maven
5 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.41%) Finance
1 3 (3.41%) Marketing
2 2 (2.27%) Back Office
2 2 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (55.68%) .NET
2 42 (47.73%) CSS
2 42 (47.73%) HTML
3 32 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 22 (25.00%) jQuery
5 19 (21.59%) HTML5
6 12 (13.64%) AngularJS
6 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (7.95%) CSS3
8 7 (7.95%) RESTful
9 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (6.82%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (6.82%) REST
9 6 (6.82%) Sass
9 6 (6.82%) SOAP
10 5 (5.68%) Spring MVC
10 5 (5.68%) Web Services
10 5 (5.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) User Experience
2 5 (5.68%) Tandem
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.14%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.14%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (28.41%) MVC
2 19 (21.59%) Content Management
3 14 (15.91%) Web Development
4 12 (13.64%) TDD
5 9 (10.23%) Front End Development
6 7 (7.95%) BDD
7 6 (6.82%) Web Application Development
8 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.68%) Web Design
9 4 (4.55%) API Development
9 4 (4.55%) Scrum
9 4 (4.55%) SEO
9 4 (4.55%) SOLID
10 3 (3.41%) Analytics
10 3 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.41%) OO
10 3 (3.41%) Personalization
10 3 (3.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (3.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.86%) C#
2 38 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.23%) SQL
4 7 (7.95%) Java
4 7 (7.95%) PHP
5 1 (1.14%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 19 (21.59%) Adobe
3 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.82%) Alterian
5 2 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (1.14%) OpenText
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle
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