Period
to 21 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 21 August 2019 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 128 113
Rank change year-on-year +61 -15 +8
Contract jobs citing CMS 69 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.66% 1.27% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.29% 8.32% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 39
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £212 £346 £309
90th Percentile £438 £523 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -8.75% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.00 - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 483 517 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.65% 15.30% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 333 279
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £288 £293
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 16
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.91 £24.00 £17.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +39.58% +18.59%
10th Percentile £13.48 £9.90 £9.25
90th Percentile £33.10 £36.05 £27.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £23.42 £16.75
% change year-on-year -10.93% +39.79% -4.96%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in West Yorkshire

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in West Yorkshire

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CMS in West Yorkshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2019. 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
Leeds +45 59 £400 -5.88% 17
Halifax -3 2 - -
Wakefield - 2 £325 - 2
CMS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 26 (37.68%) HTML
1 26 (37.68%) CSS
2 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.78%) Content Management
4 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 21 (30.43%) SQL
5 20 (28.99%) Legal
6 17 (24.64%) Workflow
6 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
7 14 (20.29%) Windows
7 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
7 14 (20.29%) Project Management
8 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (18.84%) PHP
8 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
8 13 (18.84%) User Experience
8 13 (18.84%) Case Management
9 12 (17.39%) Azure
9 12 (17.39%) .NET
10 11 (15.94%) Marketing
11 10 (14.49%) Web Development
11 10 (14.49%) BT
11 10 (14.49%) Scrum
12 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (13.04%) C#
12 9 (13.04%) Vue.js
12 9 (13.04%) Sprint Planning
12 9 (13.04%) Front End Development
12 9 (13.04%) Sass
13 8 (11.59%) DevOps

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (11.59%) Drupal
1 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.25%) Jadu
2 5 (7.25%) Kentico
3 4 (5.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (5.80%) EPiServer
4 3 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.35%) WordPress
5 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (10.14%) Camtasia
2 7 (10.14%) XMetaL
3 6 (8.70%) Photoshop
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (4.35%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.39%) Azure
2 4 (5.80%) AWS
3 3 (4.35%) GitHub
3 3 (4.35%) Heroku
3 3 (4.35%) Office 365
4 2 (2.90%) npm
4 2 (2.90%) SaaS
5 1 (1.45%) NuGet
5 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.45%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) GitLab
2 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (4.35%) webpack
3 2 (2.90%) gulp
3 2 (2.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.45%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.45%) Xcode
General
1 20 (28.99%) Legal
2 11 (15.94%) Marketing
3 4 (5.80%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.35%) Finance
4 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (56.52%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) PHP Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Communications Specialist
4 6 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (7.25%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) CMS Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Legal Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) CSS
1 26 (37.68%) HTML
2 12 (17.39%) .NET
3 9 (13.04%) Sass
3 9 (13.04%) Vue.js
4 7 (10.14%) HTML5
4 7 (10.14%) jQuery
4 7 (10.14%) XML
5 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (8.70%) CSS3
6 5 (7.25%) Node.js
7 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.35%) Express
8 3 (4.35%) React
8 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.90%) Laravel
9 2 (2.90%) Web Services
10 1 (1.45%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) User Experience
2 7 (10.14%) Video Editing
3 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.80%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.80%) NHS
5 4 (5.80%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.90%) Life Science
7 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.45%) FMCG
7 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) Content Management
3 17 (24.64%) Workflow
4 14 (20.29%) Project Management
5 13 (18.84%) Case Management
6 10 (14.49%) Scrum
6 10 (14.49%) Web Development
7 9 (13.04%) Front End Development
7 9 (13.04%) Sprint Planning
7 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.59%) DevOps
8 8 (11.59%) Migration
9 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (7.25%) Microservices
10 5 (7.25%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (7.25%) Web Accessibility
10 5 (7.25%) Workflow Management
11 4 (5.80%) BPMN
11 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
11 4 (5.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
1 21 (30.43%) SQL
2 13 (18.84%) PHP
3 9 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (8.70%) IronPython
4 6 (8.70%) XAML
5 5 (7.25%) Java
6 3 (4.35%) Python
6 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.45%) C
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) WCAG
2 3 (4.35%) GDPR
3 2 (2.90%) PMO
4 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Docker
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) BT
3 8 (11.59%) Adobe
4 3 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.90%) Avaya
5 2 (2.90%) Veeam
5 2 (2.90%) Verint
5 2 (2.90%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Zend