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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 112 100 130
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Contract jobs citing CMS 460 500 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.96% 2.13% 1.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.75% 11.18% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 334 305
Average daily rate
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£400 £386 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 10
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £18.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £22.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £12.65 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+204.50% -42.50%
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
4716 4474 4315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.09% 19.02% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3212 2940 2747
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 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 96 138
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.13 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 -16 93 £388 -8.82% 32
Canary Wharf -10 12 £500 +117.39%
Croydon - 7 £260 - 1
Romford - 5 £240 -
Bromley -5 4 £325 - 1
Docklands, London -5 1 - -
New Malden -13 1 - - 1
Feltham - 1 £445 -
Westminster - 1 £340 -
Paddington - 1 £400 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 329 (38.21%) JavaScript
2 326 (37.86%) HTML
3 288 (33.45%) CSS
4 269 (31.24%) Agile Software Development
5 240 (27.87%) .NET
6 185 (21.49%) Content Management
7 181 (21.02%) C#
7 181 (21.02%) MVC
8 162 (18.82%) ASP.NET
8 162 (18.82%) jQuery
9 152 (17.65%) Java
10 146 (16.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 146 (16.96%) Sitecore
11 144 (16.72%) HTML5
12 138 (16.03%) Adobe
13 128 (14.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 116 (13.47%) Scrum
15 111 (12.89%) Umbraco
16 107 (12.43%) E-Commerce
17 104 (12.08%) SQL Server
18 99 (11.50%) AngularJS
19 98 (11.38%) CSS3
20 97 (11.27%) TDD
21 95 (11.03%) User Experience
22 91 (10.57%) Finance
23 89 (10.34%) Web Services
24 80 (9.29%) Web Development
25 79 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
26 75 (8.71%) SQL
27 73 (8.48%) PHP

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (16.96%) Sitecore CMS
2 128 (14.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 111 (12.89%) Umbraco
4 48 (5.57%) SharePoint
5 43 (4.99%) Drupal
5 43 (4.99%) Node.js
6 40 (4.65%) Kentico
7 39 (4.53%) WordPress
8 27 (3.14%) Apache
9 25 (2.90%) Sitefinity
10 20 (2.32%) JBoss
11 19 (2.21%) Tomcat
12 17 (1.97%) IIS
12 17 (1.97%) DNN
12 17 (1.97%) EPiServer CMS
13 12 (1.39%) ColdFusion
14 9 (1.05%) Magnolia
15 7 (0.81%) Joomla!
15 7 (0.81%) Immediacy CMS
16 6 (0.70%) Mule
Applications
1 48 (5.57%) Photoshop
2 26 (3.02%) MS Office
3 25 (2.90%) MS Excel
4 8 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.81%) MS Project
6 3 (0.35%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.23%) InDesign
7 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.74%) Tridion
2 11 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.05%) WebTrends
4 7 (0.81%) Magento
5 4 (0.46%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.35%) Shopify
6 3 (0.35%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.12%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.72%) Google Analytics
2 21 (2.44%) GitHub
3 19 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (1.74%) Adobe Analytics
6 9 (1.05%) SaaS
7 7 (0.81%) Office 365
8 5 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.46%) Taleo
10 3 (0.35%) Force.com
11 2 (0.23%) PaaS
12 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.12%) Yammer
12 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.88%) Intranet
2 30 (3.48%) Internet
3 13 (1.51%) Extranet
3 13 (1.51%) VoIP
4 12 (1.39%) CTI
5 11 (1.28%) H.323
5 11 (1.28%) Avaya Modular Messaging
5 11 (1.28%) ISDN
5 11 (1.28%) HTTP
6 6 (0.70%) LAN
6 6 (0.70%) WAN
6 6 (0.70%) Firewall
7 5 (0.58%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.46%) LDAP
8 4 (0.46%) SNMP
9 3 (0.35%) MVNO
10 2 (0.23%) Network Security
10 2 (0.23%) QSIG
10 2 (0.23%) AMQP
10 2 (0.23%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.65%) MySQL
3 19 (2.21%) MongoDB
4 14 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.16%) Big Data
5 10 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 8 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.58%) SQLite
10 5 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.35%) MarkLogic
12 3 (0.35%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.23%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 49 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.23%) JIRA
3 27 (3.14%) Visual Studio
3 27 (3.14%) Cucumber
4 23 (2.67%) Subversion
4 23 (2.67%) Maven
5 21 (2.44%) Selenium
6 20 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (2.21%) NUnit
8 17 (1.97%) JUnit
9 13 (1.51%) Grunt
10 12 (1.39%) Jenkins
11 11 (1.28%) Xcode
12 10 (1.16%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.81%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.70%) Mockito
15 5 (0.58%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
15 5 (0.58%) Bitbucket
16 4 (0.46%) Bower
General
1 91 (10.57%) Finance
2 69 (8.01%) Marketing
3 46 (5.34%) Publishing
4 44 (5.11%) Retail
5 30 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.32%) Banking
7 19 (2.21%) Legal
8 18 (2.09%) Law
9 16 (1.86%) Automotive
10 12 (1.39%) Advertising
11 10 (1.16%) Multimedia
12 9 (1.05%) Games
13 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.46%) Billing
15 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.35%) Local Government
15 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.23%) French Language
16 2 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 451 (52.38%) Developer
2 97 (11.27%) Analyst
3 84 (9.76%) .NET Developer
4 72 (8.36%) Web Developer
5 61 (7.08%) Project Manager
6 58 (6.74%) Architect
7 49 (5.69%) Java Developer
8 43 (4.99%) Business Analyst
9 41 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
10 40 (4.65%) Sitecore Developer
11 32 (3.72%) CMS Developer
12 28 (3.25%) Senior Developer
13 25 (2.90%) Umbraco Developer
14 24 (2.79%) C# Developer
15 19 (2.21%) JavaScript Developer
16 18 (2.09%) C# .NET Developer
16 18 (2.09%) Tester
17 16 (1.86%) Consultant
17 16 (1.86%) Technical Architect
17 16 (1.86%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (37.86%) HTML
2 288 (33.45%) CSS
3 240 (27.87%) .NET
4 162 (18.82%) ASP.NET
4 162 (18.82%) jQuery
5 144 (16.72%) HTML5
6 99 (11.50%) AngularJS
7 98 (11.38%) CSS3
8 89 (10.34%) Web Services
9 79 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 69 (8.01%) J2EE
11 62 (7.20%) .NET Framework
12 60 (6.97%) XML
13 45 (5.23%) REST
14 43 (4.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 42 (4.88%) Ajax
16 39 (4.53%) WCF
17 37 (4.30%) JSON
18 34 (3.95%) JSP
18 34 (3.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 95 (11.03%) User Experience
2 44 (5.11%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.18%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.25%) iPad
5 23 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.56%) Social Media
7 20 (2.32%) Digital Media
8 16 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.63%) CMDB
10 13 (1.51%) E-Learning
11 12 (1.39%) W3C
11 12 (1.39%) Copywriting
11 12 (1.39%) iPhone
12 10 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.16%) Graphic Design
13 9 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.70%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.58%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.58%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.58%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 42 (4.88%) Linux
2 35 (4.07%) Windows
3 25 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.28%) Android
5 6 (0.70%) UNIX
6 5 (0.58%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.35%) CentOS
7 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.12%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (31.24%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (21.49%) Content Management
3 181 (21.02%) MVC
4 116 (13.47%) Scrum
5 107 (12.43%) E-Commerce
6 97 (11.27%) TDD
7 80 (9.29%) Web Development
8 67 (7.78%) OO
9 64 (7.43%) Project Management
10 63 (7.32%) Analytics
11 61 (7.08%) BDD
12 54 (6.27%) CRM
13 52 (6.04%) SEO
14 48 (5.57%) Unit Testing
15 47 (5.46%) Migration
16 36 (4.18%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (4.07%) ITIL
18 33 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
19 31 (3.60%) PRINCE2
19 31 (3.60%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 329 (38.21%) JavaScript
2 181 (21.02%) C#
3 152 (17.65%) Java
4 75 (8.71%) SQL
5 73 (8.48%) PHP
6 20 (2.32%) Ruby
7 19 (2.21%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.28%) VB.NET
8 11 (1.28%) Objective-C
8 11 (1.28%) PHP5
9 9 (1.05%) Python
10 7 (0.81%) XPath
11 6 (0.70%) CFML
12 5 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.58%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.58%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.46%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.46%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.35%) VB
14 3 (0.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 50 (5.81%) Degree
2 22 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.74%) ISEB
5 11 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.05%) CCNP
6 9 (1.05%) CCNA
7 6 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.58%) HND
9 4 (0.46%) PMP
9 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.35%) MOS
11 2 (0.23%) CAPM
11 2 (0.23%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) IIBA
12 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.12%) CCVP
12 1 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.53%) QA
2 6 (0.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.23%) Varnish
2 1 (0.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.70%) TeamSite
3 5 (0.58%) SCCM
4 3 (0.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
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 (16.96%) Sitecore
2 138 (16.03%) Adobe
3 65 (7.55%) EPiServer
4 58 (6.74%) Microsoft
5 47 (5.46%) Oracle
6 44 (5.11%) Google
7 25 (2.90%) Ektron
8 19 (2.21%) ServiceNow
9 14 (1.63%) FatWire
10 13 (1.51%) Avaya
11 12 (1.39%) Cisco
12 11 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.16%) Apple
13 10 (1.16%) HP
13 10 (1.16%) Genesys
13 10 (1.16%) Tandberg
14 8 (0.93%) hybris
15 7 (0.81%) ExactTarget
15 7 (0.81%) IBM
16 6 (0.70%) Zend
London
First Point
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £280 - 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago