The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 120 109 101
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 428 516 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.76% 2.04% 2.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.43% 10.97% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 379 341
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
Average hourly rate £18.85 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.58% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.15 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £15.85 £57.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.31% -20.83%
CMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4540 4704 4519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.69% 18.63% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3134 3216 2963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 91 150
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the London region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in London

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in London

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the London region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in London

CMS
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

CMS Hourly Rate Histogram in London

CMS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 81 £375 +7.14% 32
Bromley - 3 £325 - 1
Canary Wharf +6 2 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £375 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - - 11
Ruislip - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 463 (48.79%) HTML
2 399 (42.04%) CSS
3 387 (40.78%) JavaScript
4 346 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
5 280 (29.50%) .NET
6 268 (28.24%) Content Management
7 224 (23.60%) C#
8 217 (22.87%) jQuery
9 198 (20.86%) MVC
10 195 (20.55%) HTML5
11 187 (19.70%) TDD
12 179 (18.86%) ASP.NET
13 156 (16.44%) E-Commerce
14 144 (15.17%) CSS3
15 141 (14.86%) Sitecore CMS
15 141 (14.86%) Sitecore
16 139 (14.65%) Java
17 138 (14.54%) Finance
18 137 (14.44%) SQL Server
19 130 (13.70%) Scrum
20 123 (12.96%) XML
21 119 (12.54%) Web Development
22 112 (11.80%) Umbraco
23 110 (11.59%) User Experience
24 105 (11.06%) Git (software)
25 99 (10.43%) AngularJS
26 94 (9.91%) Web Services
26 94 (9.91%) OO
27 93 (9.80%) PHP
28 91 (9.59%) BDD

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 141 (14.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 112 (11.80%) Umbraco
3 73 (7.69%) Drupal
3 73 (7.69%) Node.js
4 71 (7.48%) SharePoint
5 60 (6.32%) Adobe CQ
6 51 (5.37%) WordPress
7 49 (5.16%) IIS
8 30 (3.16%) Apache
9 24 (2.53%) EPiServer CMS
10 15 (1.58%) Joomla!
11 14 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
12 13 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (1.26%) Kentico
13 12 (1.26%) DNN
14 11 (1.16%) Alfresco
14 11 (1.16%) Magnolia
15 10 (1.05%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.84%) Liferay
Applications
1 50 (5.27%) Photoshop
2 48 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.42%) MS Office
4 20 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.05%) MS Project
6 7 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.53%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.32%) InDesign
8 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.11%) SPSS
10 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (2.11%) Tridion
2 17 (1.79%) Google Analytics
2 17 (1.79%) Magento
3 4 (0.42%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) SiteCatalyst
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.11%) Agresso
6 1 (0.11%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.84%) GitHub
3 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.21%) Office 365
7 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Heroku
7 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.48%) Intranet
2 43 (4.53%) Internet
3 12 (1.26%) Extranet
4 9 (0.95%) SNMP
5 7 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.63%) Firewall
7 5 (0.53%) LDAP
7 5 (0.53%) HTTP
8 3 (0.32%) ISDN
9 2 (0.21%) WAN
9 2 (0.21%) LAN
9 2 (0.21%) DNS
10 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.11%) VLAN
10 1 (0.11%) VPN
10 1 (0.11%) VoIP
10 1 (0.11%) FTP
10 1 (0.11%) SAN
10 1 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.80%) MySQL
3 33 (3.48%) Oracle Database
4 31 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.37%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.37%) RavenDB
10 13 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.74%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.32%) MarkLogic
15 2 (0.21%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 105 (11.06%) Git (software)
2 71 (7.48%) Subversion
3 63 (6.64%) Visual Studio
4 34 (3.58%) NUnit
5 21 (2.21%) TeamCity
6 20 (2.11%) Mercurial
7 16 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (1.69%) SpecFlow
8 15 (1.58%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.48%) Selenium
10 12 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
10 12 (1.26%) Moq
10 12 (1.26%) JIRA
11 11 (1.16%) Jasmine
12 9 (0.95%) WebDriver
12 9 (0.95%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.84%) PHPUnit
13 8 (0.84%) Maven
14 7 (0.74%) JUnit
14 7 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 138 (14.54%) Finance
2 80 (8.43%) Marketing
3 77 (8.11%) Publishing
4 63 (6.64%) Banking
5 48 (5.06%) Retail
6 17 (1.79%) Legal
7 15 (1.58%) Games
8 14 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.16%) Law
10 10 (1.05%) Advertising
11 8 (0.84%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.84%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.42%) Electronics
12 4 (0.42%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.42%) French Language
13 3 (0.32%) Local Government
13 3 (0.32%) Back Office
14 2 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 558 (58.80%) Developer
2 134 (14.12%) .NET Developer
3 120 (12.64%) Analyst
4 103 (10.85%) Front-End Developer
5 89 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 86 (9.06%) Business Analyst
7 60 (6.32%) Java Developer
8 57 (6.01%) Project Manager
9 54 (5.69%) Senior Developer
10 51 (5.37%) Architect
11 32 (3.37%) C# Developer
12 30 (3.16%) PHP Developer
13 24 (2.53%) Umbraco Developer
13 24 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (2.53%) ASP.NET Developer
14 23 (2.42%) Lead Developer
14 23 (2.42%) Agile Business Analyst
14 23 (2.42%) Sitecore Developer
15 21 (2.21%) Consultant
15 21 (2.21%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (48.79%) HTML
2 399 (42.04%) CSS
3 280 (29.50%) .NET
4 217 (22.87%) jQuery
5 195 (20.55%) HTML5
6 179 (18.86%) ASP.NET
7 144 (15.17%) CSS3
8 123 (12.96%) XML
9 99 (10.43%) AngularJS
10 94 (9.91%) Web Services
11 82 (8.64%) .NET Framework
12 76 (8.01%) Ajax
13 71 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (5.16%) REST
15 46 (4.85%) RESTful
16 44 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 41 (4.32%) Spring
18 40 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 39 (4.11%) Backbone.js
19 39 (4.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 110 (11.59%) User Experience
2 48 (5.06%) Social Media
3 34 (3.58%) Open Source
4 32 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.95%) Digital Media
7 19 (2.00%) Copywriting
8 17 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.69%) W3C
9 16 (1.69%) CMDB
9 16 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.58%) iPad
11 12 (1.26%) Graphic Design
12 11 (1.16%) Wiki
13 7 (0.74%) Taxonomies
13 7 (0.74%) Online Banking
13 7 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.74%) FMCG
14 6 (0.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 51 (5.37%) Linux
2 44 (4.64%) Windows
3 27 (2.85%) Android
4 20 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.05%) UNIX
6 9 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.42%) Solaris
8 2 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (28.24%) Content Management
3 198 (20.86%) MVC
4 187 (19.70%) TDD
5 156 (16.44%) E-Commerce
6 130 (13.70%) Scrum
7 119 (12.54%) Web Development
8 94 (9.91%) OO
9 91 (9.59%) BDD
10 86 (9.06%) Project Management
11 63 (6.64%) Workflow
12 55 (5.80%) Responsive Web Design
13 49 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (5.06%) Analytics
14 48 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 43 (4.53%) User Stories
16 42 (4.43%) OOP
17 41 (4.32%) Migration
18 40 (4.21%) SEO
19 39 (4.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 387 (40.78%) JavaScript
2 224 (23.60%) C#
3 139 (14.65%) Java
4 93 (9.80%) PHP
5 72 (7.59%) SQL
6 39 (4.11%) T-SQL
7 20 (2.11%) VB.NET
7 20 (2.11%) Ruby
8 14 (1.48%) Python
9 11 (1.16%) PHP5
10 6 (0.63%) C
10 6 (0.63%) ActionScript
11 5 (0.53%) Objective-C
11 5 (0.53%) Perl
11 5 (0.53%) C++
12 4 (0.42%) VBScript
12 4 (0.42%) XPath
13 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.21%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 77 (8.11%) Degree
2 12 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.74%) ISEB
5 4 (0.42%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.32%) CISA
6 3 (0.32%) CISM
6 3 (0.32%) CISSP
7 2 (0.21%) GISP
7 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.21%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) MCDST
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.11%) MOS
8 1 (0.11%) PMP
8 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.43%) QA
2 5 (0.53%) WAI
3 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.32%) WCAG
4 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.21%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.21%) Firmware
2 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) Varnish
3 1 (0.11%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 6 (0.63%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.42%) Puppet
4 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.21%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.11%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.11%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 141 (14.86%) Sitecore
2 88 (9.27%) Microsoft
3 77 (8.11%) EPiServer
4 60 (6.32%) Oracle
5 57 (6.01%) Adobe
6 42 (4.43%) FatWire
6 42 (4.43%) Google
7 23 (2.42%) ServiceNow
8 22 (2.32%) RedDot
9 21 (2.21%) Ektron
10 20 (2.11%) Twitter
11 19 (2.00%) Open Text
12 15 (1.58%) Facebook
13 14 (1.48%) Zend
14 7 (0.74%) Interwoven
14 7 (0.74%) SAP
15 5 (0.53%) Vignette
15 5 (0.53%) hybris
16 4 (0.42%) Nintex
16 4 (0.42%) Lotus
London
Venturi
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £220 to £250 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
SLS Recruitment
Rate: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 6 Month contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 - £20.86 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago