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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 113 85 126
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +41
Contract jobs citing CMS 455 535 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.98% 2.30% 1.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.93% 12.36% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 373 289
Average daily rate
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£388 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.26 £18.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.91 £18.75 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £16.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+150.93% -37.25%
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
4584 4329 4184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.92% 18.63% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3116 2912 2660
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 74 142
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 £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -15 102 £375 - 42
Canary Wharf -8 13 £500 +132.55%
Croydon - 5 £260 -
Hammersmith -5 4 - -
Isleworth - 3 - -
Bromley -3 2 £325 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
New Malden -13 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £445 -
Twickenham - 1 £338 - 2
Westminster - 1 £340 -
Paddington - 1 £400 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (36.41%) JavaScript
2 294 (35.68%) HTML
3 278 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
4 273 (33.13%) CSS
5 238 (28.88%) .NET
6 184 (22.33%) Content Management
7 181 (21.97%) C#
8 178 (21.60%) MVC
9 163 (19.78%) ASP.NET
10 147 (17.84%) Java
11 146 (17.72%) Sitecore CMS
11 146 (17.72%) Sitecore
12 144 (17.48%) jQuery
13 142 (17.23%) HTML5
14 131 (15.90%) Adobe
15 127 (15.41%) Scrum
16 116 (14.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 113 (13.71%) Umbraco
18 112 (13.59%) E-Commerce
18 112 (13.59%) SQL Server
19 105 (12.74%) TDD
20 103 (12.50%) CSS3
21 87 (10.56%) Finance
21 87 (10.56%) AngularJS
22 84 (10.19%) User Experience
23 82 (9.95%) Web Services
24 79 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
25 78 (9.47%) EPiServer
26 76 (9.22%) Web Development
27 75 (9.10%) SQL

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 146 (17.72%) Sitecore CMS
2 116 (14.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 113 (13.71%) Umbraco
4 47 (5.70%) Kentico
5 45 (5.46%) Drupal
6 43 (5.22%) SharePoint
7 34 (4.13%) Node.js
8 32 (3.88%) WordPress
9 26 (3.16%) Apache
10 25 (3.03%) Sitefinity
11 22 (2.67%) JBoss
12 21 (2.55%) Tomcat
13 20 (2.43%) IIS
14 19 (2.31%) EPiServer CMS
15 16 (1.94%) DNN
16 11 (1.33%) Joomla!
17 10 (1.21%) Magnolia
18 7 (0.85%) Immediacy CMS
18 7 (0.85%) ColdFusion
19 6 (0.73%) Confluence
Applications
1 46 (5.58%) Photoshop
2 27 (3.28%) MS Office
3 25 (3.03%) MS Excel
4 8 (0.97%) MS Project
5 7 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.49%) InDesign
7 4 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.36%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (1.82%) Tridion
2 12 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.21%) WebTrends
4 8 (0.97%) Magento
5 2 (0.24%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.24%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.12%) SAP EBP
6 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.76%) Google Analytics
2 22 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.31%) GitHub
4 17 (2.06%) Adobe Analytics
5 13 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.73%) Office 365
7 5 (0.61%) SaaS
8 4 (0.49%) Taleo
9 3 (0.36%) Force.com
9 3 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.24%) PaaS
11 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.12%) Yammer
11 1 (0.12%) Silverpop
11 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.61%) Intranet
2 22 (2.67%) Internet
3 12 (1.46%) VoIP
4 11 (1.33%) CTI
4 11 (1.33%) H.323
4 11 (1.33%) ISDN
5 10 (1.21%) HTTP
5 10 (1.21%) Avaya Modular Messaging
6 7 (0.85%) Extranet
7 6 (0.73%) Firewall
8 5 (0.61%) LAN
8 5 (0.61%) WAN
8 5 (0.61%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.49%) LDAP
9 4 (0.49%) SNMP
10 3 (0.36%) MVNO
11 2 (0.24%) AMQP
11 2 (0.24%) ATM
12 1 (0.12%) Broadband
12 1 (0.12%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 43 (5.22%) MySQL
3 17 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 11 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 11 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.97%) NoSQL
6 8 (0.97%) Big Data
7 7 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.73%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.49%) MarkLogic
11 3 (0.36%) Jackrabbit
11 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.24%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 44 (5.34%) Git (software)
2 39 (4.73%) JIRA
3 28 (3.40%) Cucumber
4 25 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 23 (2.79%) Selenium
6 22 (2.67%) Maven
7 19 (2.31%) NUnit
8 17 (2.06%) Subversion
8 17 (2.06%) JUnit
8 17 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (1.82%) Grunt
10 11 (1.33%) Jenkins
10 11 (1.33%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.09%) Jasmine
11 9 (1.09%) Xcode
12 6 (0.73%) Mockito
13 5 (0.61%) Mocha
13 5 (0.61%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.61%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 87 (10.56%) Finance
2 65 (7.89%) Marketing
3 53 (6.43%) Retail
4 51 (6.19%) Publishing
5 28 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.43%) Banking
7 19 (2.31%) Advertising
8 14 (1.70%) Legal
9 12 (1.46%) Automotive
10 11 (1.33%) Law
11 10 (1.21%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.85%) Games
13 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.49%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.36%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.36%) Billing
15 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.36%) Local Government
16 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 435 (52.79%) Developer
2 95 (11.53%) Analyst
3 81 (9.83%) .NET Developer
4 62 (7.52%) Web Developer
5 60 (7.28%) Project Manager
6 54 (6.55%) Java Developer
7 44 (5.34%) Architect
8 43 (5.22%) Sitecore Developer
9 41 (4.98%) Business Analyst
10 40 (4.85%) Front-End Developer
11 32 (3.88%) CMS Developer
11 32 (3.88%) Senior Developer
12 22 (2.67%) Umbraco Developer
13 20 (2.43%) C# Developer
14 18 (2.18%) JavaScript Developer
15 15 (1.82%) Digital Project Manager
15 15 (1.82%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (1.82%) Tester
16 13 (1.58%) Web Manager
17 12 (1.46%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (35.68%) HTML
2 273 (33.13%) CSS
3 238 (28.88%) .NET
4 163 (19.78%) ASP.NET
5 144 (17.48%) jQuery
6 142 (17.23%) HTML5
7 103 (12.50%) CSS3
8 87 (10.56%) AngularJS
9 82 (9.95%) Web Services
10 79 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 65 (7.89%) J2EE
12 63 (7.65%) .NET Framework
13 49 (5.95%) XML
14 46 (5.58%) REST
15 43 (5.22%) WCF
16 40 (4.85%) Ajax
17 38 (4.61%) RESTful
18 37 (4.49%) JSON
19 36 (4.37%) JSP
20 35 (4.25%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.19%) User Experience
2 38 (4.61%) Mobile App
3 35 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.40%) iPad
5 20 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.43%) E-Learning
6 19 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.06%) Digital Media
7 17 (2.06%) Social Media
8 14 (1.70%) W3C
9 11 (1.33%) Copywriting
9 11 (1.33%) iPhone
10 9 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.09%) CMDB
11 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.73%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.61%) Graphic Design
13 5 (0.61%) RIA
13 5 (0.61%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.49%) Windows
2 33 (4.00%) Linux
3 28 (3.40%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.58%) Android
5 7 (0.85%) UNIX
6 6 (0.73%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.36%) CentOS
8 3 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.24%) webOS
9 2 (0.24%) NetWare
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (22.33%) Content Management
3 178 (21.60%) MVC
4 127 (15.41%) Scrum
5 112 (13.59%) E-Commerce
6 105 (12.74%) TDD
7 76 (9.22%) Web Development
8 65 (7.89%) BDD
9 62 (7.52%) Analytics
10 61 (7.40%) OO
11 57 (6.92%) Project Management
12 50 (6.07%) CRM
13 47 (5.70%) Migration
13 47 (5.70%) Unit Testing
14 44 (5.34%) SEO
15 41 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (3.88%) Responsive Web Design
18 29 (3.52%) ITIL
19 28 (3.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 300 (36.41%) JavaScript
2 181 (21.97%) C#
3 147 (17.84%) Java
4 75 (9.10%) SQL
5 64 (7.77%) PHP
6 17 (2.06%) Ruby
7 16 (1.94%) Python
8 13 (1.58%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.33%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.21%) Objective-C
10 10 (1.21%) PHP5
11 7 (0.85%) XPath
11 7 (0.85%) ActionScript
12 5 (0.61%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.61%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.36%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.36%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (0.36%) VB
14 2 (0.24%) VBA
14 2 (0.24%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (6.43%) Degree
2 21 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 15 (1.82%) ISEB
4 11 (1.33%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.09%) CCNP
5 9 (1.09%) CCNA
6 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.61%) HND
8 3 (0.36%) MOS
9 2 (0.24%) PMP
9 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.12%) MCP
10 1 (0.12%) IIBA
10 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.73%) QA
2 6 (0.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) WCAG
3 1 (0.12%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.24%) Varnish
2 1 (0.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.73%) TeamSite
3 5 (0.61%) SCCM
4 3 (0.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.12%) DBAmp
5 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 146 (17.72%) Sitecore
2 131 (15.90%) Adobe
3 78 (9.47%) EPiServer
4 61 (7.40%) Microsoft
5 48 (5.83%) Oracle
6 43 (5.22%) Google
7 23 (2.79%) Ektron
8 14 (1.70%) hybris
8 14 (1.70%) FatWire
9 13 (1.58%) ServiceNow
10 12 (1.46%) HP
11 11 (1.33%) Avaya
11 11 (1.33%) Cisco
12 10 (1.21%) Genesys
12 10 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.09%) Tandberg
14 8 (0.97%) Apple
15 7 (0.85%) ExactTarget
16 6 (0.73%) Twitter
16 6 (0.73%) SAP
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