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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 109 105 134
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +29
Contract jobs citing CMS 111 95 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 1.52% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.11% 9.23% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 74 45
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £213 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £614 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £17.75 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1098 1029 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.01% 16.51% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 698 753
Average daily rate £385 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CMS
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 78 (37.14%) HTML
2 69 (32.86%) CSS
3 64 (30.48%) JavaScript
4 61 (29.05%) Content Management
5 53 (25.24%) jQuery
6 50 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (21.90%) HTML5
8 44 (20.95%) .NET
9 38 (18.10%) Finance
9 38 (18.10%) CSS3
10 35 (16.67%) C#
11 31 (14.76%) Configuration Management
12 30 (14.29%) MVC
12 30 (14.29%) Java
13 29 (13.81%) Umbraco
14 27 (12.86%) Drupal
14 27 (12.86%) ASP.NET
14 27 (12.86%) E-Commerce
15 26 (12.38%) Sitecore CMS
15 26 (12.38%) Sitecore
16 25 (11.90%) XML
16 25 (11.90%) Banking
17 24 (11.43%) Scrum
17 24 (11.43%) PHP
17 24 (11.43%) MySQL
18 23 (10.95%) SQL Server
18 23 (10.95%) Responsive Web Design
19 22 (10.48%) Git (software)
19 22 (10.48%) ServiceNow
20 20 (9.52%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (13.81%) Umbraco
2 27 (12.86%) Drupal
3 26 (12.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 17 (8.10%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.71%) IBM Notes
6 10 (4.76%) Joomla!
6 10 (4.76%) IIS
6 10 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
7 9 (4.29%) Alfresco
7 9 (4.29%) Apache
8 8 (3.81%) Kentico
9 6 (2.86%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.38%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.90%) Node.js
11 4 (1.90%) Sitefinity
11 4 (1.90%) WordPress
12 3 (1.43%) Documentum
13 2 (0.95%) DNN
13 2 (0.95%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 18 (8.57%) MS Office
2 16 (7.62%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.19%) Photoshop
3 13 (6.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.48%) Magento
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) GitHub
2 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.10%) Intranet
2 6 (2.86%) Internet
3 5 (2.38%) CHAP
3 5 (2.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.43%) MySQL
2 23 (10.95%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.29%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.48%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.48%) Triplestore
6 1 (0.48%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.67%) Subversion
3 12 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.76%) Selenium
4 10 (4.76%) Mockito
4 10 (4.76%) WebDriver
4 10 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.29%) Mercurial
6 8 (3.81%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (1.90%) NUnit
9 3 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (1.43%) JIRA
9 3 (1.43%) Maven
10 2 (0.95%) Xcode
10 2 (0.95%) JUnit
11 1 (0.48%) Fiddler
General
1 38 (18.10%) Finance
2 25 (11.90%) Banking
3 18 (8.57%) Marketing
4 12 (5.71%) Retail
5 9 (4.29%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.86%) Back Office
6 6 (2.86%) Publishing
7 5 (2.38%) Legal
8 4 (1.90%) Advertising
8 4 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.95%) Games
9 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Front Office
10 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 100 (47.62%) Developer
2 40 (19.05%) Analyst
3 22 (10.48%) Business Analyst
3 22 (10.48%) .NET Developer
4 18 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 14 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 14 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 13 (6.19%) Configuration Analyst
7 11 (5.24%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 10 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.29%) Project Manager
10 6 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (2.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (2.38%) CMS Developer
11 5 (2.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 5 (2.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (37.14%) HTML
2 69 (32.86%) CSS
3 53 (25.24%) jQuery
4 46 (21.90%) HTML5
5 44 (20.95%) .NET
6 38 (18.10%) CSS3
7 27 (12.86%) ASP.NET
8 25 (11.90%) XML
9 20 (9.52%) Web Services
10 19 (9.05%) Ajax
10 19 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (8.10%) Spring
12 14 (6.67%) Hibernate
13 12 (5.71%) XHTML
14 11 (5.24%) AngularJS
14 11 (5.24%) RESTful
14 11 (5.24%) JSON
15 10 (4.76%) JMS
15 10 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 9 (4.29%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.05%) CMDB
2 18 (8.57%) Open Source
3 12 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.76%) E-Learning
5 8 (3.81%) W3C
6 7 (3.33%) Copywriting
7 6 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.86%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.38%) iPhone
8 5 (2.38%) SWIFT
8 5 (2.38%) Economics
9 3 (1.43%) Social Media
9 3 (1.43%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.95%) Spread Betting
10 2 (0.95%) Social Network
10 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.95%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.48%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.57%) Linux
2 8 (3.81%) UNIX
2 8 (3.81%) Windows
3 5 (2.38%) Android
3 5 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.05%) Content Management
2 50 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (14.76%) Configuration Management
4 30 (14.29%) MVC
5 27 (12.86%) E-Commerce
6 24 (11.43%) Scrum
7 23 (10.95%) Responsive Web Design
8 20 (9.52%) Web Development
9 19 (9.05%) ITIL
10 15 (7.14%) TDD
11 14 (6.67%) SEO
11 14 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (6.19%) BDD
12 13 (6.19%) Migration
13 11 (5.24%) OO
13 11 (5.24%) SOA
14 10 (4.76%) Workflow
14 10 (4.76%) User Stories
15 9 (4.29%) Analytics
15 9 (4.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (30.48%) JavaScript
2 35 (16.67%) C#
3 30 (14.29%) Java
4 24 (11.43%) PHP
5 14 (6.67%) SQL
6 9 (4.29%) Scala
7 7 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.38%) Python
9 4 (1.90%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.90%) C++
10 3 (1.43%) PowerHouse
10 3 (1.43%) Ruby
11 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.48%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.48%) Perl
12 1 (0.48%) VB
12 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (3.81%) Degree
2 6 (2.86%) CISSP
2 6 (2.86%) CISA
2 6 (2.86%) CISM
2 6 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 6 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.43%) ISEB
4 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.67%) QA
2 10 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (4.29%) Puppet
2 5 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.43%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 26 (12.38%) Sitecore
2 22 (10.48%) ServiceNow
3 19 (9.05%) Microsoft
4 16 (7.62%) EPiServer
5 13 (6.19%) HP
6 12 (5.71%) Lotus
7 10 (4.76%) Adobe
8 8 (3.81%) Ektron
8 8 (3.81%) Twitter
9 7 (3.33%) Google
9 7 (3.33%) FatWire
10 5 (2.38%) BMC
10 5 (2.38%) CA
10 5 (2.38%) Oracle
10 5 (2.38%) Zend
10 5 (2.38%) FrontRange
11 4 (1.90%) Endeca
11 4 (1.90%) Apple
12 3 (1.43%) hybris
12 3 (1.43%) Facebook
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