Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 -6
Contract jobs citing CMS 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.74% 1.77% 2.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.04% 6.17% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Watford median daily rate £425 £145 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +193.10% -3.33% -40.00%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £275 £276
% change year-on-year +54.55% -0.45% -26.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £43.00 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year +50.88% +25.27% -

CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 92 81 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.00% 28.62% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 12
Watford median daily rate £419 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +37.10% +24.00%
10th Percentile £264 £179 £211
90th Percentile £561 £538 £486
Hertfordshire median daily rate £416 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +4.06% +14.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £30.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -41.54% +106.35%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Watford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 8 (66.67%) User Experience
2 7 (58.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) DNA
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (50.00%) Adobe
3 6 (50.00%) SEO
3 6 (50.00%) Content Management
3 6 (50.00%) Marketing
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 6 (50.00%) Digital Content Management
4 5 (41.67%) A/B Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (41.67%) Time Management
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) J2EE
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (16.67%) Servlets

CMS
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (16.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) Jackrabbit
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Log4j
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Mockito
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Content Editor
1 5 (41.67%) Digital Content Editor
1 5 (41.67%) Digital Editor
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) CMS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Content Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Content Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Web Content Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) JDBC
3 2 (16.67%) PRADO
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) Servlets
3 2 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) JSTL
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Batch
4 1 (8.33%) Struts
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) XHTML
4 1 (8.33%) XSD
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) HPUX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) DNA
1 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) Content Management
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Content Management
2 6 (50.00%) SEO
3 5 (41.67%) A/B Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Time Management
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Integrated Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) RAD
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (8.33%) ATG
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Martini
3 1 (8.33%) Demandware
3 1 (8.33%) Elastic Path
3 1 (8.33%) hybris
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle