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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 100 113 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs citing CMS 95 98 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.88% 1.64% 2.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.94% 9.48% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 69 96
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+43.86% -26.82%
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
868 1034 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.15% 17.29% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 720 698
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 42
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £24.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 January 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 January 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 71 (39.01%) HTML
2 67 (36.81%) JavaScript
2 67 (36.81%) CSS
3 55 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (25.82%) jQuery
4 47 (25.82%) .NET
5 41 (22.53%) C#
5 41 (22.53%) Content Management
6 37 (20.33%) MVC
7 35 (19.23%) Finance
8 34 (18.68%) ASP.NET
9 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
9 31 (17.03%) Sitecore CMS
9 31 (17.03%) Sitecore
10 30 (16.48%) HTML5
11 28 (15.38%) TDD
11 28 (15.38%) Banking
12 27 (14.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (14.29%) Scrum
14 25 (13.74%) Web Development
15 23 (12.64%) Drupal
15 23 (12.64%) PHP
15 23 (12.64%) CSS3
16 20 (10.99%) MySQL
16 20 (10.99%) E-Commerce
17 19 (10.44%) Microsoft
17 19 (10.44%) Adobe
17 19 (10.44%) XML
17 19 (10.44%) Project Management
17 19 (10.44%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 31 (17.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 23 (12.64%) Drupal
3 17 (9.34%) Umbraco
4 16 (8.79%) WordPress
5 14 (7.69%) Adobe CQ
6 13 (7.14%) Node.js
7 12 (6.59%) SharePoint
8 10 (5.49%) Kentico
9 6 (3.30%) DNN
9 6 (3.30%) Joomla!
10 5 (2.75%) IBM Notes
11 4 (2.20%) TeamSite
11 4 (2.20%) IIS
11 4 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.65%) Alfresco
13 2 (1.10%) Content Management Server
13 2 (1.10%) Apache
13 2 (1.10%) Confluence
13 2 (1.10%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) MS Office
2 7 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.20%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.55%) MS Project
6 1 (0.55%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.55%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.55%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (5.49%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.65%) Tridion
2 3 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.65%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.10%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.10%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.55%) Magento
4 1 (0.55%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.55%) SAP EBP
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.10%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.30%) Intranet
2 5 (2.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) LAN
3 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.99%) MySQL
3 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.65%) Jackrabbit
6 2 (1.10%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.49%) Subversion
3 7 (3.85%) Selenium
4 6 (3.30%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.75%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.20%) JIRA
6 4 (2.20%) JUnit
6 4 (2.20%) Mockito
7 3 (1.65%) MSTest
7 3 (1.65%) Moq
7 3 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.65%) Grunt
7 3 (1.65%) Maven
8 2 (1.10%) NUnit
8 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.10%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.10%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.55%) GitLab
9 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 35 (19.23%) Finance
2 28 (15.38%) Banking
3 16 (8.79%) Marketing
4 14 (7.69%) Publishing
5 13 (7.14%) Retail
6 11 (6.04%) Financial Institution
7 8 (4.40%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.75%) Advertising
9 2 (1.10%) Games
9 2 (1.10%) French Language
9 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.10%) Legal
10 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.55%) Law
10 1 (0.55%) Electronics
10 1 (0.55%) German Language
10 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (55.49%) Developer
2 29 (15.93%) Analyst
3 21 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 20 (10.99%) Front-End Developer
5 13 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 11 (6.04%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.49%) PHP Developer
7 10 (5.49%) Web Developer
7 10 (5.49%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (4.95%) Sitecore Developer
8 9 (4.95%) Architect
8 9 (4.95%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.40%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.30%) CMS Developer
12 5 (2.75%) Drupal Developer
12 5 (2.75%) Umbraco Developer
12 5 (2.75%) Content Editor
12 5 (2.75%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (39.01%) HTML
2 67 (36.81%) CSS
3 47 (25.82%) jQuery
3 47 (25.82%) .NET
4 34 (18.68%) ASP.NET
5 30 (16.48%) HTML5
6 27 (14.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (12.64%) CSS3
8 19 (10.44%) XML
8 19 (10.44%) Ajax
8 19 (10.44%) .NET Framework
9 18 (9.89%) AngularJS
10 17 (9.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 17 (9.34%) Razor View Engine
11 15 (8.24%) RESTful
11 15 (8.24%) LINQ
12 14 (7.69%) WCF
13 11 (6.04%) Web Services
14 10 (5.49%) Middleware
14 10 (5.49%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.59%) User Experience
2 11 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.49%) SWIFT
4 8 (4.40%) Social Media
5 6 (3.30%) CMDB
6 5 (2.75%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.75%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.20%) E-Learning
7 4 (2.20%) W3C
8 3 (1.65%) Open Source
9 2 (1.10%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.10%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.55%) iPad
10 1 (0.55%) Arduino
10 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.59%) Linux
2 6 (3.30%) Windows
3 5 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.20%) UNIX
5 2 (1.10%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.55%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (22.53%) Content Management
3 37 (20.33%) MVC
4 28 (15.38%) TDD
5 26 (14.29%) Scrum
6 25 (13.74%) Web Development
7 20 (10.99%) E-Commerce
8 19 (10.44%) Project Management
9 15 (8.24%) BDD
10 13 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (6.59%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (6.04%) Mentoring
12 11 (6.04%) SEO
12 11 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (5.49%) Pair Programming
13 10 (5.49%) Integration Testing
13 10 (5.49%) Cash Management
14 9 (4.95%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.95%) Analytics
14 9 (4.95%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (36.81%) JavaScript
2 41 (22.53%) C#
3 23 (12.64%) PHP
4 18 (9.89%) Java
5 16 (8.79%) SQL
6 4 (2.20%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.65%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.65%) PHP5
8 1 (0.55%) Groovy
8 1 (0.55%) C
8 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.55%) VBA
8 1 (0.55%) VBScript
8 1 (0.55%) C++
8 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (2.75%) Security Cleared
1 5 (2.75%) Degree
2 2 (1.10%) CBAP
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.55%) PMP
3 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.75%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.20%) QA
3 2 (1.10%) WCAG
3 2 (1.10%) WAI
4 1 (0.55%) EMIR
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 31 (17.03%) Sitecore
2 19 (10.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.44%) Adobe
3 17 (9.34%) EPiServer
3 17 (9.34%) Oracle
4 8 (4.40%) RedDot
4 8 (4.40%) Google
5 7 (3.85%) Ektron
5 7 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.75%) Lotus
7 3 (1.65%) SAP
8 2 (1.10%) FatWire
8 2 (1.10%) Open Text
8 2 (1.10%) Apple
9 1 (0.55%) Foundry
9 1 (0.55%) Marketo
9 1 (0.55%) Facebook
9 1 (0.55%) Twitter
9 1 (0.55%) Misys
9 1 (0.55%) HP
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