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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 128 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing CMS 385 445 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.72% 1.91% 1.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.04% 10.70% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 346 295
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 15
Average hourly rate £22.18 £17.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.95% -52.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £13.65 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £26.40 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.58 £22.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+70.36% +47.03%
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
4258 4159 3986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.03% 17.83% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2859 2892 2562
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 75 147
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 -14 91 £375 +4.16% 52
Hammersmith - 5 £250 -
Croydon - 3 £245 -
Isleworth - 3 - -
New Malden - 3 - -
Canary Wharf -7 2 £350 +62.79%
Hackney - 2 £306 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Bromley +6 1 £325 -
Twickenham - 1 £338 - 3
Enfield - 1 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 300 (39.22%) HTML
2 291 (38.04%) JavaScript
3 288 (37.65%) CSS
4 268 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
5 234 (30.59%) .NET
6 182 (23.79%) C#
7 176 (23.01%) MVC
8 165 (21.57%) jQuery
9 161 (21.05%) Content Management
10 160 (20.92%) ASP.NET
10 160 (20.92%) HTML5
11 150 (19.61%) Sitecore CMS
11 150 (19.61%) Sitecore
12 135 (17.65%) CSS3
13 132 (17.25%) TDD
14 129 (16.86%) Java
15 126 (16.47%) SQL Server
15 126 (16.47%) E-Commerce
16 119 (15.56%) Scrum
17 102 (13.33%) Umbraco
18 92 (12.03%) Adobe
19 86 (11.24%) Web Services
19 86 (11.24%) User Experience
20 81 (10.59%) Web Development
21 80 (10.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
21 80 (10.46%) AngularJS
22 79 (10.33%) EPiServer
23 78 (10.20%) SQL
24 77 (10.07%) PHP
24 77 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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
1 150 (19.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 102 (13.33%) Umbraco
3 80 (10.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 60 (7.84%) Drupal
5 47 (6.14%) Kentico
6 43 (5.62%) SharePoint
7 40 (5.23%) Node.js
8 39 (5.10%) WordPress
9 28 (3.66%) Sitefinity
10 24 (3.14%) Apache
11 20 (2.61%) IIS
12 17 (2.22%) DNN
13 16 (2.09%) EPiServer CMS
14 15 (1.96%) Joomla!
15 14 (1.83%) Magnolia
16 12 (1.57%) Tomcat
17 11 (1.44%) JBoss
18 10 (1.31%) Immediacy CMS
19 8 (1.05%) Alfresco
20 7 (0.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 48 (6.27%) Photoshop
2 25 (3.27%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.22%) MS Office
4 8 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.65%) MS Project
6 5 (0.65%) InDesign
7 3 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (2.35%) Magento
2 17 (2.22%) Tridion
3 9 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.78%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.39%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.39%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.26%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.13%) SAP EBP
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.75%) Google Analytics
3 11 (1.44%) GitHub
4 9 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (0.65%) Office 365
7 4 (0.52%) SaaS
8 3 (0.39%) Force.com
9 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.26%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.13%) Trello
10 1 (0.13%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.14%) Intranet
2 20 (2.61%) Internet
3 9 (1.18%) HTTP
4 6 (0.78%) Firewall
5 4 (0.52%) SNMP
5 4 (0.52%) ATM
6 3 (0.39%) VoIP
6 3 (0.39%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.26%) Extranet
7 2 (0.26%) LDAP
7 2 (0.26%) DNS
8 1 (0.13%) Skype
8 1 (0.13%) GPRS
8 1 (0.13%) GSM
8 1 (0.13%) ISDN
8 1 (0.13%) PBX
8 1 (0.13%) QSIG
8 1 (0.13%) H.323
8 1 (0.13%) CTI
8 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 59 (7.71%) MySQL
3 20 (2.61%) MongoDB
4 19 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.44%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.44%) Jackrabbit
8 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.92%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.65%) Big Data
12 4 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.52%) MarkLogic
13 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.26%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 62 (8.10%) Git (software)
2 33 (4.31%) Subversion
3 29 (3.79%) JIRA
4 21 (2.75%) Selenium
4 21 (2.75%) JUnit
4 21 (2.75%) Visual Studio
5 20 (2.61%) Maven
6 19 (2.48%) Cucumber
6 19 (2.48%) NUnit
7 16 (2.09%) Mockito
8 14 (1.83%) Grunt
9 12 (1.57%) Jenkins
9 12 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.05%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.05%) Jasmine
10 8 (1.05%) SpecFlow
11 7 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
11 7 (0.92%) Xcode
12 6 (0.78%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.78%) Moq
General
1 71 (9.28%) Finance
2 69 (9.02%) Marketing
3 52 (6.80%) Retail
4 44 (5.75%) Publishing
5 21 (2.75%) Banking
6 19 (2.48%) Advertising
7 16 (2.09%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.31%) Legal
9 8 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.92%) Law
11 6 (0.78%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.78%) Games
12 5 (0.65%) Automotive
12 5 (0.65%) French Language
13 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 416 (54.38%) Developer
2 82 (10.72%) Analyst
3 72 (9.41%) .NET Developer
4 64 (8.37%) Web Developer
5 63 (8.24%) Java Developer
6 50 (6.54%) Project Manager
7 48 (6.27%) Architect
8 46 (6.01%) Front-End Developer
9 39 (5.10%) Business Analyst
10 36 (4.71%) Senior Developer
10 36 (4.71%) Sitecore Developer
11 27 (3.53%) CMS Developer
12 22 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
12 22 (2.88%) Umbraco Developer
13 19 (2.48%) Digital Project Manager
13 19 (2.48%) C# Developer
14 15 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
15 13 (1.70%) Consultant
15 13 (1.70%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (1.70%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (39.22%) HTML
2 288 (37.65%) CSS
3 234 (30.59%) .NET
4 165 (21.57%) jQuery
5 160 (20.92%) ASP.NET
5 160 (20.92%) HTML5
6 135 (17.65%) CSS3
7 86 (11.24%) Web Services
8 80 (10.46%) AngularJS
9 77 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 67 (8.76%) .NET Framework
11 55 (7.19%) XML
12 50 (6.54%) RESTful
12 50 (6.54%) WCF
13 48 (6.27%) Ajax
14 47 (6.14%) Entity Framework
15 41 (5.36%) REST
16 40 (5.23%) Razor View Engine
17 39 (5.10%) J2EE
18 34 (4.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 86 (11.24%) User Experience
2 29 (3.79%) Mobile App
3 25 (3.27%) iPad
4 24 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.61%) Social Media
7 19 (2.48%) Open Source
8 18 (2.35%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.22%) E-Learning
10 16 (2.09%) Digital Media
11 14 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.70%) CMDB
13 12 (1.57%) W3C
14 11 (1.44%) iPhone
15 9 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
16 8 (1.05%) Copywriting
17 7 (0.92%) Blackberry
18 6 (0.78%) Client/Server
18 6 (0.78%) SWIFT
19 5 (0.65%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.84%) Linux
2 34 (4.44%) Windows
2 34 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 19 (2.48%) Android
4 12 (1.57%) UNIX
5 6 (0.78%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.52%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.52%) webOS
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.26%) NetWare
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (23.01%) MVC
3 161 (21.05%) Content Management
4 132 (17.25%) TDD
5 126 (16.47%) E-Commerce
6 119 (15.56%) Scrum
7 81 (10.59%) Web Development
8 74 (9.67%) BDD
9 63 (8.24%) OO
10 56 (7.32%) Project Management
11 51 (6.67%) Analytics
12 47 (6.14%) Migration
13 41 (5.36%) SEO
13 41 (5.36%) Unit Testing
14 38 (4.97%) Responsive Web Design
15 37 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (4.71%) CRM
17 35 (4.58%) Mentoring
18 32 (4.18%) Stakeholder Management
19 27 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 291 (38.04%) JavaScript
2 182 (23.79%) C#
3 129 (16.86%) Java
4 78 (10.20%) SQL
5 77 (10.07%) PHP
6 23 (3.01%) T-SQL
7 17 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 15 (1.96%) PHP5
9 14 (1.83%) Ruby
10 12 (1.57%) Python
11 9 (1.18%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.05%) ActionScript
13 6 (0.78%) XPath
13 6 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.65%) ActionScript 3.0
15 4 (0.52%) Scala
15 4 (0.52%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.39%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.39%) C
17 2 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (5.36%) Degree
2 21 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.65%) HND
4 5 (0.65%) ISEB
5 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.39%) MOS
7 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.13%) IIBA
8 1 (0.13%) CBAP
8 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PMP
8 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.97%) QA
2 5 (0.65%) SLA
3 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) EMIR
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) vSphere
2 1 (0.13%) Varnish
2 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.65%) SCCM
1 5 (0.65%) TeamSite
2 3 (0.39%) Puppet
3 2 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.26%) cPanel
3 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.26%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.13%) DBAmp
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
4 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 150 (19.61%) Sitecore
2 92 (12.03%) Adobe
3 79 (10.33%) EPiServer
4 64 (8.37%) Microsoft
5 35 (4.58%) Oracle
6 34 (4.44%) Google
7 25 (3.27%) Ektron
8 16 (2.09%) FatWire
9 12 (1.57%) hybris
10 11 (1.44%) Apple
11 10 (1.31%) RedDot
12 9 (1.18%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.92%) SAP
13 7 (0.92%) HP
13 7 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.92%) Omniture
14 5 (0.65%) Facebook
14 5 (0.65%) Twitter
15 4 (0.52%) Zend
15 4 (0.52%) BMC
North West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £150 - £177 Per Day Ltd Co. basis (or equivalent)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Xcede
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Spa
Rate: £300-350 pd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
NU Creative Talent
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £200 - £260 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago