The first table below looks at the demand for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 98 126 112
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Contract jobs citing CMS 99 95 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 1.34% 1.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.32% 8.13% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 84
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £184 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £21.25 £42.00 £140.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.40% -70.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £22.95 £116.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £82.75 £164.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +22.22%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
959 1168 1338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.63% 16.49% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 792 932
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 53 40
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.15 £59.00 £53.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
CMS
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CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the City of London region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the City of London region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 87 (40.47%) HTML
2 77 (35.81%) CSS
3 74 (34.42%) JavaScript
4 69 (32.09%) .NET
5 63 (29.30%) Content Management
6 55 (25.58%) C#
7 54 (25.12%) jQuery
8 53 (24.65%) Finance
9 48 (22.33%) ASP.NET
10 47 (21.86%) HTML5
11 44 (20.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 44 (20.47%) Sitecore
12 43 (20.00%) MVC
12 43 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (19.53%) CSS3
14 37 (17.21%) SQL Server
15 35 (16.28%) Umbraco
16 34 (15.81%) Banking
17 32 (14.88%) TDD
18 31 (14.42%) SharePoint
19 30 (13.95%) XML
20 29 (13.49%) Microsoft
20 29 (13.49%) Scrum
21 28 (13.02%) Web Services
22 27 (12.56%) MS Excel
22 27 (12.56%) Marketing
23 25 (11.63%) Configuration Management
23 25 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
24 24 (11.16%) EPiServer
25 23 (10.70%) Drupal

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (20.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 35 (16.28%) Umbraco
3 31 (14.42%) SharePoint
4 23 (10.70%) Drupal
5 17 (7.91%) IIS
6 15 (6.98%) IBM Notes
7 12 (5.58%) Joomla!
8 9 (4.19%) Node.js
8 9 (4.19%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (3.26%) Kentico
10 5 (2.33%) Sitefinity
10 5 (2.33%) WordPress
11 4 (1.86%) Apache
11 4 (1.86%) Orchard CMS
11 4 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.40%) Documentum
12 3 (1.40%) DNN
12 3 (1.40%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.93%) TYPO3
Applications
1 27 (12.56%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.30%) MS Office
3 17 (7.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (7.91%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.93%) MS Project
5 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Tridion
2 2 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.47%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
1 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.91%) Intranet
2 11 (5.12%) Internet
3 5 (2.33%) Extranet
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) LAN
4 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (5.12%) MySQL
4 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.40%) RavenDB
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.47%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 22 (10.23%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.05%) NUnit
3 9 (4.19%) Subversion
3 9 (4.19%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.79%) TeamCity
4 6 (2.79%) Mercurial
4 6 (2.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.40%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.40%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.93%) JUnit
6 2 (0.93%) Build Forge
6 2 (0.93%) JIRA
6 2 (0.93%) Selenium
6 2 (0.93%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.93%) Hudson
6 2 (0.93%) Mockito
7 1 (0.47%) Grunt
General
1 53 (24.65%) Finance
2 34 (15.81%) Banking
3 27 (12.56%) Marketing
4 12 (5.58%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.72%) Publishing
6 7 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.26%) Retail
7 5 (2.33%) Legal
8 4 (1.86%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.47%) Automotive
10 1 (0.47%) Local Government
10 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 91 (42.33%) Developer
2 50 (23.26%) Analyst
3 23 (10.70%) Business Analyst
3 23 (10.70%) .NET Developer
4 21 (9.77%) Front-End Developer
5 17 (7.91%) Configuration Analyst
6 14 (6.51%) Web Developer
7 13 (6.05%) Architect
8 11 (5.12%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.19%) Designer
10 9 (4.19%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.79%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.79%) Technical Architect
11 6 (2.79%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (2.79%) Sitecore Developer
12 5 (2.33%) PHP Developer
12 5 (2.33%) Consultant
12 5 (2.33%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (40.47%) HTML
2 77 (35.81%) CSS
3 69 (32.09%) .NET
4 54 (25.12%) jQuery
5 48 (22.33%) ASP.NET
6 47 (21.86%) HTML5
7 42 (19.53%) CSS3
8 30 (13.95%) XML
9 28 (13.02%) Web Services
10 25 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (10.23%) .NET Framework
12 15 (6.98%) AngularJS
13 13 (6.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 11 (5.12%) Ajax
15 8 (3.72%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (3.26%) LINQ
16 7 (3.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 6 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 6 (2.79%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.37%) CMDB
2 14 (6.51%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.05%) Open Source
4 7 (3.26%) E-Learning
4 7 (3.26%) Copywriting
5 5 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.33%) Economics
6 4 (1.86%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.86%) W3C
6 4 (1.86%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.40%) Social Media
7 3 (1.40%) iPhone
8 2 (0.93%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.93%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.93%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.93%) Informatics
8 2 (0.93%) Wiki
8 2 (0.93%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.91%) Windows
2 7 (3.26%) Linux
3 2 (0.93%) Android
3 2 (0.93%) UNIX
4 1 (0.47%) Solaris
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.30%) Content Management
2 43 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.00%) MVC
3 32 (14.88%) TDD
4 29 (13.49%) Scrum
5 25 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 22 (10.23%) ITIL
7 19 (8.84%) E-Commerce
8 18 (8.37%) BDD
9 15 (6.98%) Project Management
10 14 (6.51%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (6.05%) Web Development
12 12 (5.58%) Migration
12 12 (5.58%) OO
13 10 (4.65%) User Stories
14 9 (4.19%) Analytics
14 9 (4.19%) CRM
15 8 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (3.72%) Information Security
16 7 (3.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (34.42%) JavaScript
2 55 (25.58%) C#
3 17 (7.91%) SQL
3 17 (7.91%) T-SQL
4 16 (7.44%) Java
5 13 (6.05%) PHP
6 4 (1.86%) Python
6 4 (1.86%) C
7 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.40%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.40%) Ruby
8 2 (0.93%) XPath
8 2 (0.93%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.47%) C++
9 1 (0.47%) PHP5
9 1 (0.47%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (4.19%) Degree
2 6 (2.79%) CISSP
2 6 (2.79%) CISA
2 6 (2.79%) CISM
3 5 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.86%) ISEB
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.58%) ISO 9001
2 9 (4.19%) QA
3 6 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) WCAG
4 1 (0.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.93%) Puppet
1 2 (0.93%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (20.47%) Sitecore
2 29 (13.49%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.16%) EPiServer
4 19 (8.84%) ServiceNow
4 19 (8.84%) Ektron
5 15 (6.98%) Lotus
6 10 (4.65%) Adobe
7 8 (3.72%) RedDot
8 5 (2.33%) Twitter
8 5 (2.33%) FatWire
9 4 (1.86%) Interwoven
9 4 (1.86%) hybris
10 3 (1.40%) ExactTarget
10 3 (1.40%) Lyris
10 3 (1.40%) HP
10 3 (1.40%) Oracle
10 3 (1.40%) Open Text
10 3 (1.40%) Google
11 2 (0.93%) Remedy
11 2 (0.93%) Hummingbird
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