Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a CMS Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 783 798
Rank change year-on-year -62 +15 -48
Contract jobs requiring a CMS Developer 56 77 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.080% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.085% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 55 83
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £303 £305 £291
90th Percentile £563 £538 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +18.75% +10.34% +16.00%
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 98,001 91,080 104,622
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.94% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,208 59,037 68,093
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +0.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,166 2,930 3,110
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -7.89% +11.76%

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 22 July 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 13 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 22 July 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 -65 52 £425 +6.25% 6
UK excluding London -34 35 £475 +18.75% 3
London -47 21 £400 -11.11% 3
Midlands -3 10 £500 +53.85% 1
South East -22 10 £388 -3.13%
East Midlands +7 8 £500 +53.85%
North of England -35 7 £356 -10.94% 1
North West -24 5 £469 +29.31% 1
Scotland -30 4 £475 -
East of England +3 2 £322 -24.24%
South West +3 2 £300 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire -22 2 £325 -18.75%
West Midlands - 2 - - 1

CMS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 56 (100.00%) CMS
2 30 (53.57%) C#
3 27 (48.21%) .NET
4 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
5 23 (41.07%) HTML
6 22 (39.29%) CSS
7 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (33.93%) Content Management
9 18 (32.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (32.14%) Sitecore
10 16 (28.57%) jQuery
10 16 (28.57%) MVC
11 15 (26.79%) Java
12 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
12 13 (23.21%) Scrum
13 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
13 11 (19.64%) SQL
13 11 (19.64%) Umbraco
13 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
14 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
14 8 (14.29%) Spring
14 8 (14.29%) TDD
15 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
16 6 (10.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 6 (10.71%) REST
16 6 (10.71%) Finance
16 6 (10.71%) Web Services
16 6 (10.71%) XML
16 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
16 6 (10.71%) Degree

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 56 (100.00%) CMS
2 18 (32.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (19.64%) Umbraco
4 6 (10.71%) WordPress
5 5 (8.93%) EPiServer
6 4 (7.14%) Drupal
6 4 (7.14%) IIS
7 3 (5.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Alfresco
7 3 (5.36%) Liferay
7 3 (5.36%) Magnolia
7 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.57%) Kentico
9 1 (1.79%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Magento
1 3 (5.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (3.57%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (1.79%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Trello
2 3 (5.36%) GitHub
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.93%) JIRA
3 5 (8.93%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (8.93%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (5.36%) JUnit
5 3 (5.36%) Maven
6 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.57%) gulp
6 2 (3.57%) Mockito
7 1 (1.79%) git-flow
7 1 (1.79%) Grunt
7 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (48.21%) .NET
2 23 (41.07%) HTML
3 22 (39.29%) CSS
4 16 (28.57%) jQuery
5 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
6 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 8 (14.29%) Spring
7 6 (10.71%) REST
7 6 (10.71%) Web Services
7 6 (10.71%) XML
8 5 (8.93%) Ajax
8 5 (8.93%) CSS3
8 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.93%) HTML5
8 5 (8.93%) J2EE
9 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.14%) Node.js
9 4 (7.14%) Spring Boot
9 4 (7.14%) Struts
10 3 (5.36%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Vector Graphics
3 1 (1.79%) Verilog
3 1 (1.79%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) Content Management
3 16 (28.57%) MVC
4 13 (23.21%) Scrum
5 8 (14.29%) TDD
6 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 5 (8.93%) Front End Development
8 5 (8.93%) Open Source
8 5 (8.93%) Web Development
9 4 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (7.14%) SDLC
9 4 (7.14%) Web Design
10 3 (5.36%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.36%) DevOps
11 2 (3.57%) B2C
11 2 (3.57%) Microservices
11 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) C#
2 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.79%) Java
4 11 (19.64%) SQL
5 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) XPath
7 2 (3.57%) ES6
7 2 (3.57%) Java 8
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Sitecore
2 3 (5.36%) Micro Focus
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe
3 1 (1.79%) HubSpot
3 1 (1.79%) Zend