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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 88 107 146
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +39
Contract jobs citing CMS 528 478 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.27% 1.97% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.12% 10.45% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 316 302
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.84 £12.65 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+175.37% -35.12%
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
4747 4572 4529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.42% 18.87% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3278 2990 2947
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 116 112
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £47.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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 +2 100 £410 +2.50% 19
Romford - 12 £250 -
Canary Wharf -11 5 £500 -
Croydon - 5 £350 -
Bromley -5 4 £325 - 1
Hammersmith -2 2 £338 +92.85%
Feltham - 1 £445 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
New Malden - 1 - - 1
Paddington - 1 £400 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 356 (38.07%) HTML
2 347 (37.11%) JavaScript
3 304 (32.51%) CSS
4 281 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
5 228 (24.39%) .NET
6 221 (23.64%) Content Management
7 171 (18.29%) jQuery
8 170 (18.18%) Java
9 168 (17.97%) Adobe
10 166 (17.75%) C#
11 165 (17.65%) MVC
12 153 (16.36%) ASP.NET
13 149 (15.94%) HTML5
14 144 (15.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 142 (15.19%) Sitecore CMS
15 142 (15.19%) Sitecore
16 115 (12.30%) Umbraco
16 115 (12.30%) Scrum
17 112 (11.98%) E-Commerce
18 102 (10.91%) Finance
18 102 (10.91%) AngularJS
19 101 (10.80%) User Experience
20 98 (10.48%) TDD
21 94 (10.05%) Web Services
21 94 (10.05%) CSS3
22 93 (9.95%) SQL Server
23 84 (8.98%) Marketing
24 83 (8.88%) PHP
25 79 (8.45%) J2EE
26 77 (8.24%) Web Development

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 144 (15.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 142 (15.19%) Sitecore CMS
3 115 (12.30%) Umbraco
4 56 (5.99%) Drupal
5 53 (5.67%) Node.js
6 48 (5.13%) WordPress
7 41 (4.39%) SharePoint
8 30 (3.21%) Kentico
9 25 (2.67%) Apache
10 19 (2.03%) IIS
10 19 (2.03%) JBoss
10 19 (2.03%) ColdFusion
11 18 (1.93%) Tomcat
12 17 (1.82%) EPiServer CMS
12 17 (1.82%) Sitefinity
13 14 (1.50%) DNN
14 11 (1.18%) Joomla!
15 10 (1.07%) Mule
15 10 (1.07%) Mule ESB
16 8 (0.86%) Magnolia
Applications
1 50 (5.35%) Photoshop
2 26 (2.78%) MS Office
3 22 (2.35%) MS Excel
4 9 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.64%) MS Project
6 5 (0.53%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.32%) InDesign
7 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.96%) Tridion
3 7 (0.75%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.64%) Magento
5 4 (0.43%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.32%) VisionPLUS
6 3 (0.32%) Shopify
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) Unica
8 1 (0.11%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.96%) Google Analytics
2 25 (2.67%) GitHub
3 21 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.71%) Adobe Analytics
5 15 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.96%) SaaS
7 7 (0.75%) Taleo
8 6 (0.64%) Office 365
9 5 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.32%) Force.com
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.21%) PaaS
11 2 (0.21%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.11%) Yammer
12 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.17%) Intranet
2 30 (3.21%) Internet
3 13 (1.39%) VoIP
4 12 (1.28%) Extranet
4 12 (1.28%) HTTP
4 12 (1.28%) CTI
5 11 (1.18%) H.323
5 11 (1.18%) Avaya Modular Messaging
5 11 (1.18%) ISDN
6 6 (0.64%) LAN
6 6 (0.64%) WAN
7 5 (0.53%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.53%) Firewall
8 4 (0.43%) PCoIP
8 4 (0.43%) LDAP
8 4 (0.43%) SNMP
9 3 (0.32%) MVNO
10 2 (0.21%) QSIG
10 2 (0.21%) Wireless
10 2 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.81%) MySQL
3 23 (2.46%) MongoDB
4 16 (1.71%) NoSQL
5 15 (1.60%) Big Data
6 13 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.28%) SQLite
8 11 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.07%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.07%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.43%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.32%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.21%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 49 (5.24%) JIRA
3 33 (3.53%) Visual Studio
4 31 (3.32%) Subversion
5 30 (3.21%) Selenium
6 28 (2.99%) Cucumber
7 24 (2.57%) Maven
8 20 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (2.03%) NUnit
10 17 (1.82%) JUnit
11 15 (1.60%) Xcode
11 15 (1.60%) WebDriver
11 15 (1.60%) Jenkins
12 12 (1.28%) Grunt
13 10 (1.07%) Hudson
14 9 (0.96%) Mockito
14 9 (0.96%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
15 6 (0.64%) Jasmine
General
1 102 (10.91%) Finance
2 84 (8.98%) Marketing
3 60 (6.42%) Publishing
4 50 (5.35%) Retail
5 32 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.10%) Automotive
7 23 (2.46%) Banking
8 21 (2.25%) Legal
9 20 (2.14%) Law
10 12 (1.28%) Advertising
11 10 (1.07%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.86%) Games
13 6 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.53%) Local Government
15 4 (0.43%) Billing
16 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.32%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
17 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 485 (51.87%) Developer
2 99 (10.59%) Analyst
3 82 (8.77%) .NET Developer
4 81 (8.66%) Web Developer
5 73 (7.81%) Project Manager
6 68 (7.27%) Architect
7 48 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
8 46 (4.92%) Java Developer
9 45 (4.81%) Business Analyst
10 33 (3.53%) Sitecore Developer
11 27 (2.89%) Umbraco Developer
12 26 (2.78%) Technical Architect
13 25 (2.67%) Senior Developer
13 25 (2.67%) C# Developer
13 25 (2.67%) CMS Developer
14 24 (2.57%) ServiceNow Developer
15 21 (2.25%) Consultant
16 20 (2.14%) Tester
16 20 (2.14%) C# .NET Developer
17 19 (2.03%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (38.07%) HTML
2 304 (32.51%) CSS
3 228 (24.39%) .NET
4 171 (18.29%) jQuery
5 153 (16.36%) ASP.NET
6 149 (15.94%) HTML5
7 102 (10.91%) AngularJS
8 94 (10.05%) CSS3
8 94 (10.05%) Web Services
9 79 (8.45%) J2EE
10 75 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 66 (7.06%) XML
12 61 (6.52%) .NET Framework
13 49 (5.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 47 (5.03%) REST
15 43 (4.60%) Ajax
16 41 (4.39%) JSON
17 36 (3.85%) RESTful
18 35 (3.74%) SOAP
19 33 (3.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.80%) User Experience
2 41 (4.39%) Mobile App
3 36 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.99%) iPad
5 27 (2.89%) Social Media
6 26 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (2.35%) Digital Media
8 20 (2.14%) CMDB
9 17 (1.82%) Graphic Design
10 16 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.50%) Copywriting
11 14 (1.50%) iPhone
12 12 (1.28%) E-Learning
13 10 (1.07%) W3C
13 10 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (1.07%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.75%) Data Integration
16 5 (0.53%) RIA
16 5 (0.53%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 47 (5.03%) Linux
2 29 (3.10%) Windows
3 27 (2.89%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.18%) Android
5 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.21%) UNIX
7 2 (0.21%) CentOS
7 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.11%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (23.64%) Content Management
3 165 (17.65%) MVC
4 115 (12.30%) Scrum
5 112 (11.98%) E-Commerce
6 98 (10.48%) TDD
7 77 (8.24%) Web Development
8 74 (7.91%) Project Management
9 71 (7.59%) OO
9 71 (7.59%) Analytics
10 65 (6.95%) SEO
11 61 (6.52%) BDD
12 59 (6.31%) CRM
13 49 (5.24%) Migration
13 49 (5.24%) Unit Testing
14 39 (4.17%) ITIL
15 37 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (3.74%) Digital Marketing
17 34 (3.64%) PRINCE2
17 34 (3.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 347 (37.11%) JavaScript
2 170 (18.18%) Java
3 166 (17.75%) C#
4 83 (8.88%) PHP
5 73 (7.81%) SQL
6 23 (2.46%) T-SQL
7 19 (2.03%) Ruby
8 15 (1.60%) Objective-C
9 13 (1.39%) CFML
10 11 (1.18%) VB.NET
10 11 (1.18%) PHP5
10 11 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.86%) Python
12 7 (0.75%) XPath
13 5 (0.53%) Groovy
13 5 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.53%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.43%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.32%) C
16 2 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 52 (5.56%) Degree
2 19 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.50%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.50%) ISEB
4 11 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (0.96%) CCNP
5 9 (0.96%) CCNA
6 6 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.53%) HND
8 4 (0.43%) PMP
8 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.21%) CAPM
10 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CCVP
10 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.49%) QA
2 3 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) WCAG
3 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.21%) Varnish
2 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.53%) TeamSite
2 5 (0.53%) SCCM
3 2 (0.21%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.21%) Puppet
3 2 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.11%) DBAmp
4 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 168 (17.97%) Adobe
2 142 (15.19%) Sitecore
3 58 (6.20%) EPiServer
4 51 (5.45%) Oracle
4 51 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 48 (5.13%) Google
6 35 (3.74%) ServiceNow
7 21 (2.25%) Ektron
8 14 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.39%) Apple
9 13 (1.39%) FatWire
9 13 (1.39%) Avaya
10 12 (1.28%) Cisco
11 10 (1.07%) Genesys
11 10 (1.07%) Tandberg
12 9 (0.96%) HP
13 8 (0.86%) hybris
14 7 (0.75%) ExactTarget
14 7 (0.75%) Zend
15 6 (0.64%) ATG
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £375 to £425 p/day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
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Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £375 to £425 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £425 - £465 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £120 - £170 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £350 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £375 to £425 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £280 - £380 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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