The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 108 114 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing CMS 89 103 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.64% 1.64% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.94% 9.54% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 76 68
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £511 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.64 - £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +50.00%
CMS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
995 1080 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.33% 17.16% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 783 706
Average daily rate £400 £375 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 38
Average hourly rate £17.25 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 79 (43.17%) HTML
2 76 (41.53%) CSS
3 70 (38.25%) JavaScript
4 68 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (34.97%) .NET
6 57 (31.15%) C#
7 55 (30.05%) MVC
8 54 (29.51%) jQuery
9 52 (28.42%) ASP.NET
10 47 (25.68%) SQL Server
11 39 (21.31%) TDD
11 39 (21.31%) HTML5
12 37 (20.22%) Sitecore CMS
12 37 (20.22%) Sitecore
13 36 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 35 (19.13%) Scrum
15 33 (18.03%) CSS3
16 32 (17.49%) Umbraco
17 31 (16.94%) Finance
18 30 (16.39%) E-Commerce
18 30 (16.39%) .NET Framework
19 29 (15.85%) Content Management
20 28 (15.30%) WCF
21 26 (14.21%) RESTful
22 25 (13.66%) PHP
23 24 (13.11%) Web Development
23 24 (13.11%) EPiServer
24 23 (12.57%) Entity Framework
25 22 (12.02%) Kentico
25 22 (12.02%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 37 (20.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 32 (17.49%) Umbraco
3 22 (12.02%) Kentico
4 16 (8.74%) Drupal
5 14 (7.65%) Node.js
6 12 (6.56%) WordPress
7 11 (6.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 10 (5.46%) SharePoint
9 7 (3.83%) ColdFusion
10 5 (2.73%) Joomla!
11 4 (2.19%) IIS
11 4 (2.19%) Apache
12 3 (1.64%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.64%) JBoss
12 3 (1.64%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.64%) DNN
12 3 (1.64%) EPiServer CMS
12 3 (1.64%) Sitefinity
12 3 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (1.09%) Railo
Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.73%) MS Office
3 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.55%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.09%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.09%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.55%) Tridion
4 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.55%) SAP EBP
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.73%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.64%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.09%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) Intranet
2 3 (1.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) CTI
3 1 (0.55%) QSIG
3 1 (0.55%) H.323
3 1 (0.55%) Firewall
3 1 (0.55%) ISDN
3 1 (0.55%) PBX
3 1 (0.55%) VoIP
3 1 (0.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.38%) MySQL
3 5 (2.73%) Jackrabbit
4 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.09%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.55%) Big Data
7 1 (0.55%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 20 (10.93%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.46%) Subversion
3 7 (3.83%) Maven
4 6 (3.28%) Selenium
5 5 (2.73%) JIRA
5 5 (2.73%) NUnit
5 5 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.19%) Mockito
6 4 (2.19%) JUnit
7 3 (1.64%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.64%) MSTest
7 3 (1.64%) Moq
8 2 (1.09%) Grunt
8 2 (1.09%) GitLab
8 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.55%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.55%) Xcode
9 1 (0.55%) Axure RP
General
1 31 (16.94%) Finance
2 18 (9.84%) Banking
3 15 (8.20%) Retail
4 14 (7.65%) Marketing
5 8 (4.37%) Retail Banking
5 8 (4.37%) Publishing
5 8 (4.37%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.73%) Law
6 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.09%) Advertising
7 2 (1.09%) French Language
7 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.55%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 114 (62.30%) Developer
2 31 (16.94%) .NET Developer
3 21 (11.48%) Analyst
4 16 (8.74%) Web Developer
5 14 (7.65%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.10%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.56%) Front-End Developer
8 9 (4.92%) Umbraco Developer
8 9 (4.92%) Sitecore Developer
9 8 (4.37%) Architect
9 8 (4.37%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.83%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) CMS Developer
11 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.73%) Web Content Editor
12 5 (2.73%) Content Editor
12 5 (2.73%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.73%) ColdFusion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (43.17%) HTML
2 76 (41.53%) CSS
3 64 (34.97%) .NET
4 54 (29.51%) jQuery
5 52 (28.42%) ASP.NET
6 39 (21.31%) HTML5
7 36 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (18.03%) CSS3
9 30 (16.39%) .NET Framework
10 28 (15.30%) WCF
11 26 (14.21%) RESTful
12 23 (12.57%) Entity Framework
13 22 (12.02%) AngularJS
14 21 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (11.48%) Razor View Engine
14 21 (11.48%) LINQ
15 16 (8.74%) Web Services
15 16 (8.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (7.65%) Ajax
17 12 (6.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.84%) User Experience
2 7 (3.83%) SWIFT
2 7 (3.83%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.28%) Social Media
4 4 (2.19%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.64%) CMDB
5 3 (1.64%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.09%) iPad
6 2 (1.09%) Animation
6 2 (1.09%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.09%) W3C
7 1 (0.55%) DTV
7 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.55%) DTCC
7 1 (0.55%) Statistics
7 1 (0.55%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.55%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.55%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.46%) Linux
2 6 (3.28%) Windows
3 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.19%) UNIX
4 1 (0.55%) NetWare
4 1 (0.55%) Android
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (30.05%) MVC
3 39 (21.31%) TDD
4 35 (19.13%) Scrum
5 30 (16.39%) E-Commerce
6 29 (15.85%) Content Management
7 24 (13.11%) Web Development
8 22 (12.02%) BDD
9 21 (11.48%) Unit Testing
10 19 (10.38%) Mentoring
11 18 (9.84%) Pair Programming
12 16 (8.74%) SEO
13 15 (8.20%) Analytics
14 13 (7.10%) Project Management
15 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (5.46%) OO
18 9 (4.92%) Requirements Analysis
18 9 (4.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 70 (38.25%) JavaScript
2 57 (31.15%) C#
3 25 (13.66%) PHP
4 17 (9.29%) SQL
5 16 (8.74%) Java
6 5 (2.73%) PHP5
7 4 (2.19%) XPath
8 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.09%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.55%) Python
10 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.55%) VB
10 1 (0.55%) C
10 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) Ruby
10 1 (0.55%) VB6
10 1 (0.55%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 11 (6.01%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.73%) Degree
4 1 (0.55%) MOS
4 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.64%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 4 (2.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 37 (20.22%) Sitecore
2 24 (13.11%) EPiServer
3 19 (10.38%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.74%) Adobe
5 15 (8.20%) Oracle
6 9 (4.92%) Google
6 9 (4.92%) Ektron
7 4 (2.19%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.19%) FatWire
8 3 (1.64%) Lotus
8 3 (1.64%) SAP
8 3 (1.64%) RedDot
9 2 (1.09%) Zend
9 2 (1.09%) IBM
9 2 (1.09%) Apple
9 2 (1.09%) HP
10 1 (0.55%) Avaya
10 1 (0.55%) Misys
10 1 (0.55%) BMC
10 1 (0.55%) CA
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