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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 21 20
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs citing CMS 3 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.89% 1.48% 7.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.68% 9.09% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £625 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% +97.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year -12.17% -28.39%  

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 31 22 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 19.50% 16.30% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 10
Median daily rate £350 £210 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -34.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £110 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010

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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) CMS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Batch
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Meraki
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
1 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL