The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank - 16 16
Contract jobs citing CMS 0 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford - 6.25% 8.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 26.09% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.50%  
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 £20.25
% change year-on-year +178.84% -35.80%  

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 Watford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 26 23 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 21.49% 23.96% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 17
Median daily rate £475 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +7.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £292 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +102.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Watford

CMS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Watford region with a requirement for CMS.

1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop Web Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe