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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 94 112 79
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -33
Contract jobs citing CMS 98 90 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.91% 1.55% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.80% 9.21% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 64 97
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.13% +18.75%
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
907 977 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.66% 16.84% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 672 677
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 40
Average hourly rate £20.45 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.62 £95.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 72 (38.71%) HTML
2 67 (36.02%) JavaScript
3 66 (35.48%) CSS
4 62 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (27.96%) .NET
6 48 (25.81%) jQuery
7 45 (24.19%) C#
8 39 (20.97%) MVC
8 39 (20.97%) Content Management
9 37 (19.89%) ASP.NET
10 36 (19.35%) Finance
11 33 (17.74%) SQL Server
12 32 (17.20%) TDD
13 31 (16.67%) HTML5
14 30 (16.13%) Sitecore CMS
14 30 (16.13%) Sitecore
15 29 (15.59%) Scrum
16 28 (15.05%) Banking
17 26 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (12.90%) CSS3
18 24 (12.90%) Web Development
18 24 (12.90%) PHP
18 24 (12.90%) E-Commerce
19 22 (11.83%) Microsoft
20 20 (10.75%) MySQL
21 19 (10.22%) Java
21 19 (10.22%) Adobe
21 19 (10.22%) .NET Framework
21 19 (10.22%) WCF
21 19 (10.22%) Umbraco

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (16.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 19 (10.22%) Umbraco
3 18 (9.68%) Drupal
4 15 (8.06%) WordPress
4 15 (8.06%) Kentico
5 14 (7.53%) Adobe CQ
6 12 (6.45%) SharePoint
7 11 (5.91%) Node.js
8 6 (3.23%) Joomla!
8 6 (3.23%) IIS
9 5 (2.69%) IBM Notes
10 4 (2.15%) TeamSite
11 3 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.61%) DNN
11 3 (1.61%) EPiServer CMS
11 3 (1.61%) Confluence
11 3 (1.61%) Sitefinity
12 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.08%) SAP Portal
12 2 (1.08%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (4.84%) MS Office
2 7 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.23%) Photoshop
3 6 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.54%) InDesign
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
5 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.54%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 10 (5.38%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.61%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.61%) Tridion
3 2 (1.08%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.08%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.08%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.54%) Magento
4 1 (0.54%) SAP EBP
4 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.69%) Intranet
2 3 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) LAN
3 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.75%) MySQL
3 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.15%) Jackrabbit
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.08%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (9.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.91%) Subversion
3 7 (3.76%) JIRA
3 7 (3.76%) Selenium
4 5 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.15%) Maven
5 4 (2.15%) JUnit
5 4 (2.15%) Mockito
5 4 (2.15%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.61%) Grunt
6 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.61%) MSTest
6 3 (1.61%) Moq
6 3 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.08%) NUnit
7 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.08%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.54%) ClearCase
General
1 36 (19.35%) Finance
2 28 (15.05%) Banking
3 16 (8.60%) Marketing
4 14 (7.53%) Retail
5 12 (6.45%) Publishing
6 11 (5.91%) Financial Institution
7 9 (4.84%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.69%) Advertising
9 2 (1.08%) Games
9 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.08%) Law
9 2 (1.08%) Legal
9 2 (1.08%) French Language
10 1 (0.54%) German Language
10 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.54%) Electronics
10 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 104 (55.91%) Developer
2 31 (16.67%) Analyst
3 21 (11.29%) .NET Developer
4 17 (9.14%) Senior Developer
4 17 (9.14%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.91%) Web Developer
7 10 (5.38%) Systems Analyst
7 10 (5.38%) Architect
7 10 (5.38%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.84%) PHP Developer
9 8 (4.30%) Content Editor
9 8 (4.30%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.30%) Sitecore Developer
10 7 (3.76%) CMS Developer
11 6 (3.23%) Umbraco Developer
11 6 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.23%) Web Content Editor
12 5 (2.69%) Configuration Analyst
12 5 (2.69%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (38.71%) HTML
2 66 (35.48%) CSS
3 52 (27.96%) .NET
4 48 (25.81%) jQuery
5 37 (19.89%) ASP.NET
6 31 (16.67%) HTML5
7 26 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (12.90%) CSS3
9 19 (10.22%) WCF
9 19 (10.22%) .NET Framework
10 18 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (9.68%) RESTful
11 15 (8.06%) LINQ
11 15 (8.06%) Web Services
12 14 (7.53%) XML
12 14 (7.53%) AngularJS
13 13 (6.99%) Razor View Engine
13 13 (6.99%) Ajax
14 12 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (5.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.91%) User Experience
2 10 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.38%) SWIFT
3 8 (4.30%) Social Media
4 6 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.69%) CMDB
6 4 (2.15%) W3C
6 4 (2.15%) E-Learning
6 4 (2.15%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.61%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.08%) Open Source
8 2 (1.08%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.08%) Animation
9 1 (0.54%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.54%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.54%) Physics
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) SCORM
9 1 (0.54%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.54%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.99%) Linux
2 8 (4.30%) Windows
3 4 (2.15%) UNIX
4 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.54%) NetWare
5 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.97%) MVC
2 39 (20.97%) Content Management
3 32 (17.20%) TDD
4 29 (15.59%) Scrum
5 24 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 24 (12.90%) Web Development
6 17 (9.14%) Project Management
7 16 (8.60%) BDD
8 15 (8.06%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.99%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (6.99%) SEO
10 12 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.45%) Pair Programming
10 12 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (5.91%) Unit Testing
11 11 (5.91%) Analytics
11 11 (5.91%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.38%) Integration Testing
12 10 (5.38%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (36.02%) JavaScript
2 45 (24.19%) C#
3 24 (12.90%) PHP
4 19 (10.22%) Java
5 17 (9.14%) SQL
6 4 (2.15%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.15%) PHP5
7 3 (1.61%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.54%) VBA
8 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.54%) VB6
8 1 (0.54%) Ruby
8 1 (0.54%) PHP4
8 1 (0.54%) VBScript
8 1 (0.54%) VB
8 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.54%) C++
8 1 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.15%) Degree
3 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.61%) VCP4
4 2 (1.08%) CBAP
5 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) PMP
5 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.54%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.61%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) WAI
4 1 (0.54%) EMIR
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.54%) WCAG
Vendors
1 30 (16.13%) Sitecore
2 22 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.22%) Adobe
4 18 (9.68%) Oracle
4 18 (9.68%) EPiServer
5 8 (4.30%) Google
5 8 (4.30%) ServiceNow
6 7 (3.76%) Ektron
6 7 (3.76%) RedDot
7 5 (2.69%) Lotus
8 3 (1.61%) FatWire
8 3 (1.61%) SAP
9 2 (1.08%) HP
9 2 (1.08%) Open Text
9 2 (1.08%) Apple
10 1 (0.54%) Perforce
10 1 (0.54%) FrontRange
10 1 (0.54%) BMC
10 1 (0.54%) CA
10 1 (0.54%) Novell
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