Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a CMS Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 770 783
Rank change year-on-year -61 +13 -37
Contract jobs requiring a CMS Developer 58 116 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 98 89
UK median daily rate £400 £378 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -2.58% +10.71%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £263
90th Percentile £490 £456 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £388 £300
% change year-on-year -6.45% +29.17% -7.69%
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 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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 -11 57 £400 +6.67% 8
UK excluding London -7 32 £363 -6.45% 2
London -22 26 £425 +13.33% 6
North of England +52 13 £320 -12.63% 2
North West +15 8 £320 -8.57%
South West +15 6 £356 -12.31%
South East -11 6 £650 +62.50%
Yorkshire +23 5 £400 -5.88% 2
East of England -16 5 £425 +13.33%
West Midlands +32 1 - -
Midlands +21 1 - -
Scotland -2 1 £400 -5.88%

CMS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 58 (100.00%) CMS
2 39 (67.24%) .NET
3 38 (65.52%) C#
4 30 (51.72%) MVC
5 29 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 28 (48.28%) HTML
7 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
7 27 (46.55%) CSS
8 24 (41.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 24 (41.38%) Sitecore
9 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (31.03%) HTML5
11 17 (29.31%) Web Development
12 16 (27.59%) Umbraco
12 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
13 15 (25.86%) jQuery
14 14 (24.14%) Web Services
14 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
15 13 (22.41%) SQL
16 12 (20.69%) CSS3
17 11 (18.97%) XML
18 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
18 10 (17.24%) Front End Development
19 9 (15.52%) Kentico
19 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
19 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
20 8 (13.79%) Scrum
20 8 (13.79%) Java
20 8 (13.79%) Microsoft

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 58 (100.00%) CMS
2 24 (41.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 16 (27.59%) Umbraco
4 9 (15.52%) Kentico
5 7 (12.07%) IIS
6 4 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Magnolia
7 2 (3.45%) Apache
7 2 (3.45%) Confluence
7 2 (3.45%) EPiServer
7 2 (3.45%) nginx
8 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.72%) Content Management Server
8 1 (1.72%) Drupal
8 1 (1.72%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (1.72%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.72%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.45%) GitHub
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.90%) MySQL
3 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.90%) JIRA
4 3 (5.17%) MSBuild
4 3 (5.17%) NuGet
4 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.72%) Bower
5 1 (1.72%) Grunt
5 1 (1.72%) gulp
5 1 (1.72%) Hudson
5 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.72%) Mocha
5 1 (1.72%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Billing
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (67.24%) .NET
2 29 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 28 (48.28%) HTML
4 27 (46.55%) CSS
5 18 (31.03%) HTML5
6 15 (25.86%) jQuery
7 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
7 14 (24.14%) Web Services
8 12 (20.69%) CSS3
9 11 (18.97%) XML
10 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (12.07%) Razor View Engine
11 7 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (10.34%) Entity Framework
13 5 (8.62%) J2EE
13 5 (8.62%) SOAP
14 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
14 4 (6.90%) LINQ
14 4 (6.90%) RESTful
14 4 (6.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.72%) Debian
2 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) MVC
2 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.31%) Web Development
4 10 (17.24%) Front End Development
4 10 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.79%) Scrum
7 7 (12.07%) TDD
8 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.34%) SOA
9 5 (8.62%) Content Management
9 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Kanban
10 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.17%) API Development
11 3 (5.17%) Migration
11 3 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (5.17%) Project Management
11 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
12 2 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) C#
2 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.41%) SQL
4 8 (13.79%) Java
5 3 (5.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.72%) ES6
7 1 (1.72%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.72%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (8.62%) MCP
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Sitecore
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) DevExpress
4 3 (5.17%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) Monetate
5 1 (1.72%) Pega
5 1 (1.72%) Qubit
5 1 (1.72%) VMware