The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 87 125 107
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -18
Contract jobs citing CMS 527 411 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.23% 1.70% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.88% 9.51% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 303 344
Average daily rate
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£386 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-42.22% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4437 4322 4590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.82% 17.83% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2921 2738 2963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 142 159
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
CMS
England

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 24 July 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
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 24 July 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 +41 115 £411 +26.53% 38
Canary Wharf +33 11 £230 -41.40%
Bromley +3 4 £325 +73.33% 1
Chiswick - 2 £140 -
Hammersmith +4 1 £175 -18.60%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £280 -
New Malden - 1 £325 - 1
Ruislip - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Southwark - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 449 (47.06%) HTML
2 390 (40.88%) JavaScript
3 379 (39.73%) CSS
4 281 (29.45%) .NET
5 279 (29.25%) Content Management
6 252 (26.42%) C#
7 235 (24.63%) jQuery
8 213 (22.33%) TDD
9 211 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
10 203 (21.28%) ASP.NET
11 191 (20.02%) HTML5
12 176 (18.45%) MVC
13 171 (17.92%) SQL Server
14 164 (17.19%) E-Commerce
15 155 (16.25%) Scrum
16 150 (15.72%) Sitecore CMS
16 150 (15.72%) Sitecore
17 147 (15.41%) Umbraco
17 147 (15.41%) CSS3
18 139 (14.57%) Web Development
19 134 (14.05%) Finance
20 129 (13.52%) Git (software)
21 121 (12.68%) BDD
22 115 (12.05%) Java
23 105 (11.01%) XML
24 104 (10.90%) PHP
25 98 (10.27%) OO
26 95 (9.96%) Ajax
27 94 (9.85%) Degree
28 93 (9.75%) Web Services

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 150 (15.72%) Sitecore CMS
2 147 (15.41%) Umbraco
3 87 (9.12%) SharePoint
4 75 (7.86%) Drupal
5 63 (6.60%) Adobe CQ
6 59 (6.18%) IIS
7 56 (5.87%) Node.js
8 52 (5.45%) WordPress
9 20 (2.10%) Apache
10 19 (1.99%) Joomla!
11 16 (1.68%) Kentico
12 15 (1.57%) IBM Notes
13 14 (1.47%) DNN
14 13 (1.36%) EPiServer CMS
15 11 (1.15%) Magnolia
15 11 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
16 10 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (1.05%) ExpressionEngine
16 10 (1.05%) Alfresco
17 9 (0.94%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 55 (5.77%) Photoshop
2 54 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 35 (3.67%) MS Office
4 27 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.84%) MS Project
5 8 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.10%) SPSS
7 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 35 (3.67%) Google Analytics
2 11 (1.15%) Tridion
3 8 (0.84%) Magento
4 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.42%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.21%) Agresso
5 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.10%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.42%) GitHub
4 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.31%) Office 365
5 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.10%) Heroku
6 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.39%) Intranet
2 36 (3.77%) Internet
3 10 (1.05%) Extranet
4 9 (0.94%) Firewall
5 8 (0.84%) LDAP
6 5 (0.52%) DNS
7 4 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.42%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.31%) SSL
8 3 (0.31%) HTTP
8 3 (0.31%) ISDN
9 2 (0.21%) Wireless
9 2 (0.21%) FTP
9 2 (0.21%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.21%) WAN
9 2 (0.21%) SAN
9 2 (0.21%) SSH
10 1 (0.10%) Network Security
10 1 (0.10%) NAS
10 1 (0.10%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.87%) MySQL
3 43 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (2.31%) RavenDB
7 20 (2.10%) Oracle Database
8 17 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (1.68%) MongoDB
10 14 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.47%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.05%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.84%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
16 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (0.21%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 129 (13.52%) Git (software)
2 77 (8.07%) Subversion
3 67 (7.02%) Visual Studio
4 58 (6.08%) TeamCity
5 55 (5.77%) Mercurial
6 29 (3.04%) NUnit
7 26 (2.73%) Cucumber
8 23 (2.41%) Kiln
9 18 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (1.78%) SpecFlow
10 17 (1.78%) Selenium
11 16 (1.68%) WebDriver
12 15 (1.57%) Jenkins
13 14 (1.47%) JIRA
13 14 (1.47%) PHPUnit
13 14 (1.47%) JBehave
14 12 (1.26%) JUnit
14 12 (1.26%) JSUnit
15 11 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (1.15%) Mockito
General
1 134 (14.05%) Finance
2 90 (9.43%) Marketing
3 66 (6.92%) Banking
4 57 (5.97%) Publishing
5 32 (3.35%) Retail
6 26 (2.73%) Legal
7 18 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.78%) Games
9 15 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.36%) Advertising
11 10 (1.05%) Law
12 9 (0.94%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.84%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.84%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.73%) French Language
15 5 (0.52%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.42%) Electronics
16 4 (0.42%) Automotive
17 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 519 (54.40%) Developer
2 138 (14.47%) Analyst
3 135 (14.15%) .NET Developer
4 102 (10.69%) Front-End Developer
5 96 (10.06%) Business Analyst
6 79 (8.28%) Web Developer
7 57 (5.97%) Project Manager
8 50 (5.24%) Architect
9 47 (4.93%) Senior Developer
10 40 (4.19%) C# Developer
11 39 (4.09%) Java Developer
12 35 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
13 34 (3.56%) Sitecore Developer
14 32 (3.35%) Agile Business Analyst
15 29 (3.04%) ASP.NET Developer
16 25 (2.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (2.31%) PHP Developer
17 22 (2.31%) Senior .NET Developer
17 22 (2.31%) Consultant
18 20 (2.10%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 449 (47.06%) HTML
2 379 (39.73%) CSS
3 281 (29.45%) .NET
4 235 (24.63%) jQuery
5 203 (21.28%) ASP.NET
6 191 (20.02%) HTML5
7 147 (15.41%) CSS3
8 105 (11.01%) XML
9 95 (9.96%) Ajax
10 93 (9.75%) Web Services
11 87 (9.12%) .NET Framework
11 87 (9.12%) AngularJS
12 81 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 59 (6.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 52 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 48 (5.03%) RESTful
16 46 (4.82%) XHTML
17 40 (4.19%) JSON
18 36 (3.77%) Backbone.js
19 32 (3.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.66%) Open Source
2 42 (4.40%) Social Media
3 35 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.35%) Digital Media
5 28 (2.94%) CMDB
6 26 (2.73%) Copywriting
7 23 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.99%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.78%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.36%) W3C
11 11 (1.15%) Graphic Design
11 11 (1.15%) Wiki
12 10 (1.05%) E-Learning
13 9 (0.94%) Taxonomies
14 8 (0.84%) Economics
14 8 (0.84%) iPad
14 8 (0.84%) Video on Demand
14 8 (0.84%) iPhone
15 7 (0.73%) PKI
15 7 (0.73%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 81 (8.49%) Windows
2 46 (4.82%) Linux
3 40 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (2.41%) Android
5 21 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (1.99%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.73%) UNIX
8 3 (0.31%) Solaris
9 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (29.25%) Content Management
2 213 (22.33%) TDD
3 211 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (18.45%) MVC
5 164 (17.19%) E-Commerce
6 155 (16.25%) Scrum
7 139 (14.57%) Web Development
8 121 (12.68%) BDD
9 98 (10.27%) OO
10 83 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 76 (7.97%) SEO
12 68 (7.13%) Analytics
12 68 (7.13%) Responsive Web Design
13 64 (6.71%) Project Management
14 59 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 53 (5.56%) Configuration Management
15 53 (5.56%) Unit Testing
16 52 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
17 46 (4.82%) OOP
17 46 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 390 (40.88%) JavaScript
2 252 (26.42%) C#
3 115 (12.05%) Java
4 104 (10.90%) PHP
5 81 (8.49%) SQL
6 47 (4.93%) T-SQL
7 36 (3.77%) Ruby
8 19 (1.99%) Python
9 14 (1.47%) VB.NET
10 11 (1.15%) Objective-C
11 9 (0.94%) PHP5
12 6 (0.63%) Perl
13 5 (0.52%) ActionScript
13 5 (0.52%) C
14 3 (0.31%) Scala
14 3 (0.31%) ActionScript 3.0
14 3 (0.31%) XPath
15 2 (0.21%) C++
15 2 (0.21%) PHP4
15 2 (0.21%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 94 (9.85%) Degree
2 15 (1.57%) ISEB
3 11 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.94%) CISSP
5 9 (0.94%) CISA
5 9 (0.94%) CISM
6 7 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.31%) MBA
9 2 (0.21%) GISP
9 2 (0.21%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.10%) PMP
10 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.46%) QA
2 12 (1.26%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.31%) SLA
5 2 (0.21%) WCAG
6 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.10%) COBIT
6 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.42%) Cygwin
2 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.10%) Varnish
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.73%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (0.63%) CA SiteMinder
2 6 (0.63%) OpenSSO
3 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.10%) OpenView
Vendors
1 150 (15.72%) Sitecore
2 87 (9.12%) Microsoft
3 76 (7.97%) EPiServer
4 72 (7.55%) Adobe
5 56 (5.87%) Google
6 42 (4.40%) Oracle
7 33 (3.46%) FatWire
8 25 (2.62%) Ektron
9 24 (2.52%) ServiceNow
10 19 (1.99%) Venda
11 15 (1.57%) Twitter
11 15 (1.57%) Lotus
12 13 (1.36%) Facebook
12 13 (1.36%) Interwoven
13 10 (1.05%) RedDot
13 10 (1.05%) SAP
13 10 (1.05%) Zend
14 8 (0.84%) Open Text
15 7 (0.73%) Endeca
16 6 (0.63%) ATG
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £180 to £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Comtecs
Rate: £125 - £150 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £505 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £150 - £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day to £600 day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Sega Europe
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 17 days ago