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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 101 91 127
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +36
Contract jobs citing CMS 94 124 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.74% 2.08% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.93% 12.39% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 85 65
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.64 - £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+95.85% +20.58%
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
947 1001 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.53% 16.81% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 719 739
Average daily rate £400 £399 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.18% -0.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 52
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -32.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 77 (40.96%) HTML
2 72 (38.30%) CSS
3 69 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (36.17%) JavaScript
5 67 (35.64%) .NET
6 58 (30.85%) C#
7 53 (28.19%) ASP.NET
7 53 (28.19%) MVC
8 49 (26.06%) jQuery
9 47 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 40 (21.28%) Umbraco
11 39 (20.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 39 (20.74%) Sitecore
11 39 (20.74%) HTML5
12 35 (18.62%) TDD
13 34 (18.09%) Scrum
13 34 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (17.55%) CSS3
15 31 (16.49%) Content Management
16 30 (15.96%) E-Commerce
17 28 (14.89%) .NET Framework
18 26 (13.83%) RESTful
18 26 (13.83%) EPiServer
19 25 (13.30%) Finance
20 24 (12.77%) WCF
20 24 (12.77%) PHP
20 24 (12.77%) Kentico
21 23 (12.23%) BDD
22 22 (11.70%) Unit Testing
22 22 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web API

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 40 (21.28%) Umbraco
2 39 (20.74%) Sitecore CMS
3 24 (12.77%) Kentico
4 13 (6.91%) Drupal
5 12 (6.38%) Node.js
5 12 (6.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (5.85%) WordPress
7 9 (4.79%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.72%) ColdFusion
9 5 (2.66%) Apache
9 5 (2.66%) IIS
10 4 (2.13%) Sitefinity
10 4 (2.13%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.60%) JBoss
11 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.60%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.60%) EPiServer CMS
11 3 (1.60%) DNN
11 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Photoshop
1 7 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.60%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.06%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.53%) SAP EBP
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.66%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.60%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.06%) GitHub
4 2 (1.06%) Taleo
5 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) Intranet
1 4 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) ISDN
2 1 (0.53%) PBX
2 1 (0.53%) VoIP
2 1 (0.53%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) QSIG
2 1 (0.53%) H.323
2 1 (0.53%) CTI
2 1 (0.53%) Firewall
2 1 (0.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.64%) MySQL
3 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.13%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.06%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.53%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.79%) Subversion
3 6 (3.19%) JIRA
3 6 (3.19%) Maven
4 4 (2.13%) Selenium
4 4 (2.13%) NUnit
5 3 (1.60%) JUnit
5 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.60%) Mockito
5 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.06%) GitLab
6 2 (1.06%) Grunt
6 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.53%) Xcode
7 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.53%) Robotium
7 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (13.30%) Finance
2 16 (8.51%) Retail
3 13 (6.91%) Banking
4 12 (6.38%) Marketing
5 7 (3.72%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.72%) Publishing
5 7 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.66%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.66%) Law
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Advertising
7 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 119 (63.30%) Developer
2 34 (18.09%) .NET Developer
3 19 (10.11%) Analyst
4 14 (7.45%) Web Developer
5 13 (6.91%) Senior Developer
6 12 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.32%) Front-End Developer
7 10 (5.32%) Umbraco Developer
7 10 (5.32%) Sitecore Developer
8 8 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.26%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.72%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (3.72%) CMS Developer
10 6 (3.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Architect
11 5 (2.66%) Content Editor
11 5 (2.66%) ColdFusion Developer
12 4 (2.13%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (40.96%) HTML
2 72 (38.30%) CSS
3 67 (35.64%) .NET
4 53 (28.19%) ASP.NET
5 49 (26.06%) jQuery
6 39 (20.74%) HTML5
7 34 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (17.55%) CSS3
9 28 (14.89%) .NET Framework
10 26 (13.83%) RESTful
11 24 (12.77%) WCF
12 22 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (11.17%) AngularJS
13 21 (11.17%) Entity Framework
14 20 (10.64%) Razor View Engine
14 20 (10.64%) LINQ
15 18 (9.57%) Web Services
16 15 (7.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (6.38%) XML
17 12 (6.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.04%) User Experience
2 8 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.19%) W3C
4 5 (2.66%) E-Learning
4 5 (2.66%) Social Media
4 5 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.13%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.06%) Animation
6 2 (1.06%) CMDB
6 2 (1.06%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) DTV
7 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.53%) Statistics
7 1 (0.53%) Physics
7 1 (0.53%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.53%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.26%) Linux
2 7 (3.72%) Windows
3 4 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.60%) UNIX
5 1 (0.53%) NetWare
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.53%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.19%) MVC
3 35 (18.62%) TDD
4 34 (18.09%) Scrum
5 31 (16.49%) Content Management
6 30 (15.96%) E-Commerce
7 23 (12.23%) BDD
8 22 (11.70%) Unit Testing
9 21 (11.17%) Web Development
10 19 (10.11%) Mentoring
11 17 (9.04%) Pair Programming
12 16 (8.51%) Analytics
12 16 (8.51%) SEO
13 14 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (6.38%) Migration
15 11 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (5.32%) Responsive Web Design
17 9 (4.79%) OO
17 9 (4.79%) Project Management
18 8 (4.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 68 (36.17%) JavaScript
2 58 (30.85%) C#
3 24 (12.77%) PHP
4 18 (9.57%) SQL
5 17 (9.04%) Java
6 6 (3.19%) PHP5
7 4 (2.13%) XPath
7 4 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.60%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.53%) Python
9 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.53%) VB
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) Perl
9 1 (0.53%) Ruby
9 1 (0.53%) VB6
9 1 (0.53%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 11 (5.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.13%) Degree
4 2 (1.06%) ISEB
5 1 (0.53%) MOS
5 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 39 (20.74%) Sitecore
2 26 (13.83%) EPiServer
3 18 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.57%) Adobe
3 18 (9.57%) Oracle
4 8 (4.26%) Google
5 7 (3.72%) ServiceNow
5 7 (3.72%) Ektron
6 5 (2.66%) FatWire
7 4 (2.13%) SAP
8 3 (1.60%) HP
8 3 (1.60%) RedDot
9 2 (1.06%) Zend
9 2 (1.06%) BT
9 2 (1.06%) IBM
9 2 (1.06%) BMC
9 2 (1.06%) CA
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco
10 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.53%) Avaya
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