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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 90 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing CMS 53 112 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 2.21% 1.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.06% 12.67% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 90 81
Average daily rate £390 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.58 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+62.18% +23.31%
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
479 884 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.53% 17.43% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 658 713
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £531 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.45 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 56 (46.28%) HTML
1 56 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.50%) JavaScript
2 49 (40.50%) Content Management
3 40 (33.06%) CSS
4 34 (28.10%) jQuery
5 29 (23.97%) Finance
6 28 (23.14%) HTML5
7 21 (17.36%) C#
7 21 (17.36%) .NET
8 19 (15.70%) PHP
9 17 (14.05%) Web Services
9 17 (14.05%) Project Management
9 17 (14.05%) Scrum
9 17 (14.05%) User Experience
10 16 (13.22%) PRINCE2
10 16 (13.22%) Java
10 16 (13.22%) Adobe
10 16 (13.22%) TDD
11 15 (12.40%) Marketing
11 15 (12.40%) Degree
11 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET
12 14 (11.57%) XML
12 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
12 14 (11.57%) Drupal
12 14 (11.57%) Sitecore CMS
12 14 (11.57%) Sitecore
12 14 (11.57%) Waterfall
12 14 (11.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 13 (10.74%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 14 (11.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 14 (11.57%) Drupal
1 14 (11.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (9.92%) Umbraco
3 8 (6.61%) IIS
4 7 (5.79%) Apache
5 6 (4.96%) Node.js
6 4 (3.31%) EPiServer CMS
6 4 (3.31%) WordPress
7 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.65%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.65%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.83%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (0.83%) DNN
9 1 (0.83%) Immediacy CMS
9 1 (0.83%) Kentico
9 1 (0.83%) nginx
9 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.83%) TYPO3
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.79%) MS Office
2 7 (5.79%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.26%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.83%) Force.com
3 1 (0.83%) GitHub
3 1 (0.83%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) Intranet
1 2 (1.65%) LDAP
2 1 (0.83%) DWDM
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.74%) MySQL
3 7 (5.79%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.48%) Redis
5 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.65%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.79%) JIRA
3 5 (4.13%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.48%) Grunt
6 2 (1.65%) gulp
6 2 (1.65%) Selenium
6 2 (1.65%) Subversion
7 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.83%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.83%) JUnit
7 1 (0.83%) Mockito
7 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.83%) WebStorm
General
1 29 (23.97%) Finance
2 15 (12.40%) Marketing
3 11 (9.09%) Advertising
4 10 (8.26%) Publishing
5 9 (7.44%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.13%) Electronics
6 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.31%) Retail
8 3 (2.48%) Legal
9 2 (1.65%) Automotive
9 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (44.63%) Developer
2 17 (14.05%) Project Manager
3 15 (12.40%) Analyst
4 13 (10.74%) Web Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.26%) CMS Developer
6 10 (8.26%) Digital Project Manager
6 10 (8.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (6.61%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Analyst Programmer
8 7 (5.79%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Drupal Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 7 (5.79%) Java Programmer
8 7 (5.79%) Programmer
8 7 (5.79%) Web Manager
9 6 (4.96%) Content Editor
9 6 (4.96%) Web Content Editor
9 6 (4.96%) Web Editor
9 6 (4.96%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (46.28%) HTML
2 40 (33.06%) CSS
3 34 (28.10%) jQuery
4 28 (23.14%) HTML5
5 21 (17.36%) .NET
6 17 (14.05%) Web Services
7 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET
8 14 (11.57%) XML
9 10 (8.26%) CSS3
9 10 (8.26%) Sass
10 9 (7.44%) JMS
11 8 (6.61%) LAMP
12 7 (5.79%) AngularJS
12 7 (5.79%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (5.79%) XHTML
13 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (3.31%) Ajax
14 4 (3.31%) Backbone.js
14 4 (3.31%) Spring
15 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) User Experience
2 10 (8.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.48%) CMDB
5 2 (1.65%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.65%) NHS
5 2 (1.65%) Social Media
6 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.83%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
6 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.26%) Linux
1 10 (8.26%) Windows
2 5 (4.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.83%) Unix
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.50%) Content Management
3 17 (14.05%) Project Management
3 17 (14.05%) Scrum
4 16 (13.22%) PRINCE2
4 16 (13.22%) TDD
5 14 (11.57%) Waterfall
6 13 (10.74%) Analytics
7 12 (9.92%) Web Development
8 11 (9.09%) MVC
9 10 (8.26%) E-Commerce
9 10 (8.26%) Front End Development
10 9 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.44%) Change Management
11 8 (6.61%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (6.61%) Programme Management
12 7 (5.79%) Fund Management
12 7 (5.79%) ITIL
12 7 (5.79%) Web Application Development
12 7 (5.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.50%) JavaScript
2 21 (17.36%) C#
3 19 (15.70%) PHP
4 16 (13.22%) Java
5 13 (10.74%) SQL
6 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.48%) VBScript
7 2 (1.65%) C++
7 2 (1.65%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) Groovy
8 1 (0.83%) Perl
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.83%) VB
8 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) CAPM
2 3 (2.48%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.48%) PMP
3 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) WCAG
2 2 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) Adobe
2 14 (11.57%) Sitecore
3 12 (9.92%) Google
4 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.44%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.13%) SAP
7 4 (3.31%) EPiServer
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle
8 3 (2.48%) RedDot
9 1 (0.83%) FatWire
9 1 (0.83%) HP
9 1 (0.83%) IBM
9 1 (0.83%) Perforce
9 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.83%) Selligent
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