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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 107 113 95
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing CMS 103 110 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 1.61% 1.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.61% 9.04% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 76 84
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
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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
971 1217 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.19% 17.82% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 866 764
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 48
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £23.70 £55.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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 December 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 December 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 84 (44.68%) HTML
2 75 (39.89%) JavaScript
3 74 (39.36%) CSS
4 58 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (28.72%) jQuery
6 52 (27.66%) .NET
7 48 (25.53%) Content Management
8 44 (23.40%) C#
9 42 (22.34%) Finance
10 39 (20.74%) MVC
11 34 (18.09%) Banking
11 34 (18.09%) HTML5
12 33 (17.55%) TDD
13 32 (17.02%) ASP.NET
14 31 (16.49%) Sitecore CMS
14 31 (16.49%) Sitecore
15 29 (15.43%) SQL Server
16 27 (14.36%) XML
17 26 (13.83%) CSS3
18 24 (12.77%) Project Management
19 23 (12.23%) .NET Framework
20 22 (11.70%) PHP
20 22 (11.70%) AngularJS
21 21 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
21 21 (11.17%) Java
21 21 (11.17%) Drupal
21 21 (11.17%) Scrum
22 20 (10.64%) Umbraco
22 20 (10.64%) Web Development
23 19 (10.11%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 31 (16.49%) Sitecore CMS
2 21 (11.17%) Drupal
3 20 (10.64%) Umbraco
4 18 (9.57%) SharePoint
5 17 (9.04%) Adobe CQ
6 15 (7.98%) WordPress
6 15 (7.98%) Node.js
7 8 (4.26%) IIS
7 8 (4.26%) Joomla!
8 5 (2.66%) DNN
8 5 (2.66%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.13%) Alfresco
9 4 (2.13%) Kentico
9 4 (2.13%) Sitefinity
9 4 (2.13%) Apache
10 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.06%) Liferay
11 2 (1.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (6.38%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.85%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.79%) MS Office
4 8 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.60%) MS Project
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.53%) InDesign
6 1 (0.53%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.53%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (4.79%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (2.66%) Tridion
3 3 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.53%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.79%) Internet
2 7 (3.72%) Intranet
3 2 (1.06%) Extranet
3 2 (1.06%) LAN
3 2 (1.06%) WAN
4 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.04%) MySQL
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.06%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (1.06%) RavenDB
5 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.53%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.85%) Subversion
4 8 (4.26%) NUnit
5 6 (3.19%) Selenium
6 5 (2.66%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.13%) Axure RP
7 4 (2.13%) JIRA
8 3 (1.60%) JUnit
8 3 (1.60%) Moq
8 3 (1.60%) Mockito
8 3 (1.60%) MSTest
8 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.06%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.06%) TestDirector
9 2 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.06%) Maven
10 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 42 (22.34%) Finance
2 34 (18.09%) Banking
3 19 (10.11%) Marketing
4 13 (6.91%) Retail
5 12 (6.38%) Publishing
6 10 (5.32%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.72%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.13%) Advertising
9 3 (1.60%) Legal
10 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.06%) French Language
10 2 (1.06%) Games
10 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.53%) German Language
11 1 (0.53%) Law
11 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (51.60%) Developer
2 31 (16.49%) Analyst
3 28 (14.89%) Front-End Developer
4 20 (10.64%) .NET Developer
5 13 (6.91%) Architect
6 11 (5.85%) Senior Developer
6 11 (5.85%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.32%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.32%) Web Developer
7 10 (5.32%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.79%) PHP Developer
8 9 (4.79%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (3.72%) Designer
10 6 (3.19%) Sitecore Developer
11 5 (2.66%) Configuration Analyst
11 5 (2.66%) Content Editor
11 5 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 4 (2.13%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (44.68%) HTML
2 74 (39.36%) CSS
3 54 (28.72%) jQuery
4 52 (27.66%) .NET
5 34 (18.09%) HTML5
6 32 (17.02%) ASP.NET
7 27 (14.36%) XML
8 26 (13.83%) CSS3
9 23 (12.23%) .NET Framework
10 22 (11.70%) AngularJS
11 21 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (9.57%) Ajax
12 18 (9.57%) Web Services
13 13 (6.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 13 (6.91%) Razor View Engine
14 12 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (6.38%) LINQ
15 11 (5.85%) Middleware
16 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (4.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) User Experience
2 11 (5.85%) SWIFT
3 10 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.26%) Social Media
5 6 (3.19%) CMDB
6 5 (2.66%) Online Banking
7 4 (2.13%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.13%) Open Source
7 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.13%) W3C
8 3 (1.60%) Copywriting
8 3 (1.60%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.06%) Wiki
10 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.53%) SCORM
10 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.91%) Linux
2 10 (5.32%) Windows
3 3 (1.60%) UNIX
3 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.06%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.53%) Content Management
3 39 (20.74%) MVC
4 33 (17.55%) TDD
5 24 (12.77%) Project Management
6 21 (11.17%) Scrum
7 20 (10.64%) Web Development
8 17 (9.04%) E-Commerce
9 14 (7.45%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (6.91%) BDD
11 12 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.85%) Integration Testing
12 11 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (5.85%) Cash Management
13 10 (5.32%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.79%) Migration
14 9 (4.79%) Systems Analysis
14 9 (4.79%) OO
14 9 (4.79%) Configuration Management
14 9 (4.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (39.89%) JavaScript
2 44 (23.40%) C#
3 22 (11.70%) PHP
4 21 (11.17%) Java
5 17 (9.04%) SQL
6 3 (1.60%) PHP5
6 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.60%) ActionScript
6 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) VBScript
7 1 (0.53%) C++
7 1 (0.53%) VBA
7 1 (0.53%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (2.66%) Degree
1 5 (2.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.06%) CBAP
3 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.53%) PMP
3 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) QA
1 5 (2.66%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.06%) WCAG
2 2 (1.06%) WAI
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
1 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (16.49%) Sitecore
2 18 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.98%) EPiServer
3 15 (7.98%) Adobe
4 14 (7.45%) Oracle
5 11 (5.85%) Ektron
6 9 (4.79%) RedDot
7 7 (3.72%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.19%) FatWire
9 5 (2.66%) Lotus
10 4 (2.13%) Google
11 2 (1.06%) Nintex
11 2 (1.06%) ExactTarget
11 2 (1.06%) Stellent
11 2 (1.06%) Apple
11 2 (1.06%) Interwoven
11 2 (1.06%) Vignette
11 2 (1.06%) Open Text
12 1 (0.53%) Zend
12 1 (0.53%) SmartFocus
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