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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 96 101 96
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing CMS 58 101 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.66% 1.84% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.37% 10.06% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 85 95
Average daily rate £413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.07 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.92 £40.00 £21.56
% change year-on-year
-67.71% +85.57%
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
619 1004 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.73% 18.26% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 754 793
Average daily rate £450 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.64 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.95 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 58 (49.15%) JavaScript
2 57 (48.31%) HTML
3 50 (42.37%) CSS
4 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (38.14%) jQuery
6 39 (33.05%) .NET
7 36 (30.51%) Web Development
8 35 (29.66%) Content Management
9 31 (26.27%) C#
10 30 (25.42%) HTML5
11 22 (18.64%) CSS3
12 21 (17.80%) Umbraco
12 21 (17.80%) Finance
13 19 (16.10%) Scrum
13 19 (16.10%) Front End Development
14 17 (14.41%) Degree
15 16 (13.56%) Web Services
16 15 (12.71%) XML
16 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET
16 15 (12.71%) Windows
16 15 (12.71%) PHP
16 15 (12.71%) MVC
16 15 (12.71%) Sitecore CMS
16 15 (12.71%) Sitecore
17 14 (11.86%) Marketing
17 14 (11.86%) TDD
17 14 (11.86%) User Experience
18 13 (11.02%) SQL Server
18 13 (11.02%) Adobe
19 12 (10.17%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (17.80%) Umbraco
2 15 (12.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 12 (10.17%) IIS
4 9 (7.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (7.63%) Drupal
5 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.24%) WordPress
6 4 (3.39%) Apache
6 4 (3.39%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.54%) Sitefinity
8 2 (1.69%) Node.js
8 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.85%) Confluence
9 1 (0.85%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.85%) Kentico
9 1 (0.85%) Lightstreamer
9 1 (0.85%) nginx
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) MS Office
1 8 (6.78%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.85%) GIMP
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.69%) Magento
1 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.69%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.69%) GitHub
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) Intranet
2 2 (1.69%) LDAP
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) DWDM
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.47%) MySQL
3 4 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.39%) Redis
4 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (8.47%) JIRA
2 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.08%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (3.39%) Grunt
4 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.54%) gulp
5 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.85%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (17.80%) Finance
2 14 (11.86%) Marketing
3 7 (5.93%) Publishing
4 6 (5.08%) Advertising
4 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.39%) Retail
6 3 (2.54%) Banking
7 2 (1.69%) Electronics
7 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.69%) Legal
7 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Automotive
8 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (62.71%) Developer
2 19 (16.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (11.86%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Project Manager
5 12 (10.17%) Umbraco Developer
6 11 (9.32%) Web Developer
7 10 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.47%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.47%) Sitecore Developer
8 8 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Analyst
9 7 (5.93%) HTML Developer
10 6 (5.08%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (4.24%) CMS Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Digital Project Manager
12 4 (3.39%) Architect
12 4 (3.39%) Drupal Developer
12 4 (3.39%) PHP Developer
12 4 (3.39%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (48.31%) HTML
2 50 (42.37%) CSS
3 45 (38.14%) jQuery
4 39 (33.05%) .NET
5 30 (25.42%) HTML5
6 22 (18.64%) CSS3
7 16 (13.56%) Web Services
8 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET
8 15 (12.71%) XML
9 10 (8.47%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.63%) Sass
11 7 (5.93%) XHTML
12 6 (5.08%) REST
13 5 (4.24%) Django
13 5 (4.24%) LAMP
13 5 (4.24%) React
14 4 (3.39%) Ajax
14 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (3.39%) CherryPy
14 4 (3.39%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) User Experience
2 10 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.24%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.54%) NHS
6 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.69%) CMDB
6 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
7 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.85%) W3C
7 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.71%) Windows
2 10 (8.47%) Linux
3 6 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.69%) Android
4 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.85%) Unix
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.51%) Web Development
3 35 (29.66%) Content Management
4 19 (16.10%) Front End Development
4 19 (16.10%) Scrum
5 15 (12.71%) MVC
6 14 (11.86%) TDD
7 12 (10.17%) BDD
7 12 (10.17%) Project Management
8 11 (9.32%) E-Commerce
9 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.63%) Change Management
10 9 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (6.78%) OO
11 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.78%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.93%) Analytics
12 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (49.15%) JavaScript
2 31 (26.27%) C#
3 15 (12.71%) PHP
4 11 (9.32%) Java
4 11 (9.32%) SQL
5 5 (4.24%) Python
6 4 (3.39%) C++
6 4 (3.39%) VBScript
7 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.69%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) Groovy
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (14.41%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.85%) CAPM
3 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.85%) PMP
3 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
1 4 (3.39%) WCAG
2 2 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.85%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Sitecore
2 13 (11.02%) Adobe
3 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.08%) EPiServer
5 5 (4.24%) Google
5 5 (4.24%) RedDot
5 5 (4.24%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.54%) HP
7 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.69%) SAP
8 1 (0.85%) ATG
8 1 (0.85%) CA
8 1 (0.85%) Ektron
8 1 (0.85%) hybris
8 1 (0.85%) IBM
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle
8 1 (0.85%) Perforce
8 1 (0.85%) StreamBase
8 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.85%) Zend
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JM
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £450 - £525 per day
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