The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Content Management System (CMS)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 77 59
Rank change year-on-year +15 -18  
Contract jobs citing CMS 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.43% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.48% 2.78% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £413 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -43.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £225 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £225 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £13.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +178.84% -39.53%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 121 108 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 17.26% 15.72% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 64 68
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £21.56 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Wales

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMS in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Wales

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Wales

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Wales

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +18 3 £413 +83.33%
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for CMS.

1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Content Editor
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet Content Editor
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet Editor
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Sitecore Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) LINQ
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Web Design
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore