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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 118 139 95
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -44
Contract jobs citing CMS 436 408 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.78% 1.62% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.60% 8.89% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 300 371
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 8
Average hourly rate £19.67 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £15.60 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £83.20 £82.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
4544 4589 4646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.55% 18.26% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3035 2992
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £234 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 104 163
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £59.00 £42.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 +24 83 £400 +14.28% 41
Canary Wharf +20 4 - -
Bromley - 4 £325 - 1
Croydon - 1 £375 - 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
Ealing - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 456 (47.06%) HTML
2 387 (39.94%) CSS
3 382 (39.42%) JavaScript
4 340 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
5 297 (30.65%) .NET
6 272 (28.07%) Content Management
7 241 (24.87%) C#
8 215 (22.19%) jQuery
9 198 (20.43%) ASP.NET
10 191 (19.71%) MVC
10 191 (19.71%) TDD
11 185 (19.09%) HTML5
12 160 (16.51%) Sitecore CMS
12 160 (16.51%) Sitecore
13 154 (15.89%) E-Commerce
14 153 (15.79%) SQL Server
15 144 (14.86%) CSS3
16 134 (13.83%) Web Development
16 134 (13.83%) Finance
17 127 (13.11%) Scrum
18 125 (12.90%) Umbraco
19 118 (12.18%) Java
19 118 (12.18%) Git (software)
20 112 (11.56%) User Experience
21 109 (11.25%) XML
22 107 (11.04%) PHP
23 102 (10.53%) BDD
24 99 (10.22%) OO
25 98 (10.11%) AngularJS
26 90 (9.29%) Drupal

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 160 (16.51%) Sitecore CMS
2 125 (12.90%) Umbraco
3 90 (9.29%) Drupal
4 78 (8.05%) SharePoint
5 70 (7.22%) Node.js
6 55 (5.68%) Adobe CQ
7 54 (5.57%) IIS
8 50 (5.16%) WordPress
9 27 (2.79%) Apache
10 23 (2.37%) EPiServer CMS
11 20 (2.06%) Joomla!
12 15 (1.55%) Kentico
13 14 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
13 14 (1.44%) DNN
14 12 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (1.14%) Alfresco
15 11 (1.14%) Magnolia
15 11 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (1.14%) ExpressionEngine
16 9 (0.93%) TeamSite
Applications
1 60 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 51 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 27 (2.79%) MS Office
4 24 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.14%) MS Project
6 9 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.72%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.31%) InDesign
9 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.10%) SPSS
10 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 18 (1.86%) Google Analytics
2 16 (1.65%) Tridion
3 9 (0.93%) Magento
4 4 (0.41%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.31%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.21%) Agresso
6 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.10%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.83%) GitHub
4 6 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.21%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) Heroku
7 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (6.19%) Intranet
2 40 (4.13%) Internet
3 13 (1.34%) Extranet
4 7 (0.72%) LDAP
4 7 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.72%) Firewall
5 6 (0.62%) SNMP
6 5 (0.52%) HTTP
7 4 (0.41%) DNS
8 3 (0.31%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.31%) FTP
8 3 (0.31%) ISDN
9 2 (0.21%) SAN
10 1 (0.10%) SSH
10 1 (0.10%) VLAN
10 1 (0.10%) LAN
10 1 (0.10%) VoIP
10 1 (0.10%) WAN
10 1 (0.10%) Broadband
10 1 (0.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.68%) MySQL
3 30 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 28 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (2.06%) RavenDB
9 19 (1.96%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.65%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.34%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.62%) NoSQL
16 5 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
17 2 (0.21%) MarkLogic
17 2 (0.21%) MariaDB
17 2 (0.21%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 118 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 75 (7.74%) Subversion
3 64 (6.60%) Visual Studio
4 31 (3.20%) TeamCity
5 28 (2.89%) Mercurial
6 27 (2.79%) NUnit
7 15 (1.55%) Jenkins
7 15 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.55%) PHPUnit
8 13 (1.34%) Selenium
9 11 (1.14%) JIRA
9 11 (1.14%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.14%) SpecFlow
9 11 (1.14%) Jasmine
9 11 (1.14%) WebDriver
9 11 (1.14%) JSUnit
10 8 (0.83%) JBehave
11 7 (0.72%) Maven
11 7 (0.72%) Mocha
11 7 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 134 (13.83%) Finance
2 90 (9.29%) Marketing
3 70 (7.22%) Publishing
4 53 (5.47%) Banking
5 48 (4.95%) Retail
6 24 (2.48%) Legal
7 18 (1.86%) Games
8 15 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.34%) Law
11 11 (1.14%) Advertising
12 10 (1.03%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.83%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.72%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.41%) Electronics
15 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.41%) French Language
15 4 (0.41%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.31%) Local Government
17 2 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 538 (55.52%) Developer
2 146 (15.07%) .NET Developer
3 126 (13.00%) Analyst
4 101 (10.42%) Front-End Developer
5 99 (10.22%) Web Developer
6 92 (9.49%) Business Analyst
7 60 (6.19%) Project Manager
8 51 (5.26%) Architect
9 49 (5.06%) Java Developer
10 43 (4.44%) Senior Developer
11 39 (4.02%) C# Developer
12 33 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
12 33 (3.41%) Sitecore Developer
13 31 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
14 27 (2.79%) Agile Business Analyst
15 26 (2.68%) Umbraco Developer
16 24 (2.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 23 (2.37%) Consultant
18 22 (2.27%) Content Editor
18 22 (2.27%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (47.06%) HTML
2 387 (39.94%) CSS
3 297 (30.65%) .NET
4 215 (22.19%) jQuery
5 198 (20.43%) ASP.NET
6 185 (19.09%) HTML5
7 144 (14.86%) CSS3
8 109 (11.25%) XML
9 98 (10.11%) AngularJS
10 85 (8.77%) .NET Framework
11 81 (8.36%) Web Services
12 76 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 68 (7.02%) Ajax
14 46 (4.75%) RESTful
15 45 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 38 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 38 (3.92%) Backbone.js
17 37 (3.82%) KnockoutJS
18 35 (3.61%) JSON
19 32 (3.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 112 (11.56%) User Experience
2 46 (4.75%) Open Source
3 45 (4.64%) Social Media
4 36 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 32 (3.30%) Digital Media
7 27 (2.79%) Copywriting
8 23 (2.37%) CMDB
9 18 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.75%) Computer Science
10 17 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.75%) iPad
11 15 (1.55%) W3C
12 12 (1.24%) Graphic Design
13 11 (1.14%) Wiki
14 9 (0.93%) Video on Demand
14 9 (0.93%) iPhone
15 7 (0.72%) Online Games
15 7 (0.72%) Online Banking
15 7 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (5.37%) Windows
2 46 (4.75%) Linux
3 29 (2.99%) Android
4 23 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.72%) UNIX
7 4 (0.41%) Solaris
8 2 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (28.07%) Content Management
3 191 (19.71%) MVC
3 191 (19.71%) TDD
4 154 (15.89%) E-Commerce
5 134 (13.83%) Web Development
6 127 (13.11%) Scrum
7 102 (10.53%) BDD
8 99 (10.22%) OO
9 83 (8.57%) Project Management
10 58 (5.99%) SEO
10 58 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (5.37%) User Stories
12 51 (5.26%) Analytics
12 51 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 51 (5.26%) Workflow
13 44 (4.54%) Migration
14 43 (4.44%) Configuration Management
14 43 (4.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 382 (39.42%) JavaScript
2 241 (24.87%) C#
3 118 (12.18%) Java
4 107 (11.04%) PHP
5 77 (7.95%) SQL
6 41 (4.23%) T-SQL
7 23 (2.37%) Ruby
8 21 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 18 (1.86%) Python
10 11 (1.14%) PHP5
11 9 (0.93%) Objective-C
12 7 (0.72%) C
12 7 (0.72%) Perl
13 5 (0.52%) C++
14 3 (0.31%) XPath
14 3 (0.31%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.21%) Groovy
15 2 (0.21%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.21%) Jython
15 2 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (9.29%) Degree
2 16 (1.65%) ISEB
3 12 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.52%) CISSP
5 5 (0.52%) CISA
5 5 (0.52%) CISM
6 4 (0.41%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.21%) GISP
9 1 (0.10%) MOS
9 1 (0.10%) MCDST
9 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.33%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.31%) WCAG
4 3 (0.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) WAI
5 1 (0.10%) COBIT
5 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.31%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.10%) Varnish
4 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.62%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.21%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.21%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.21%) Puppet
4 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.21%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 160 (16.51%) Sitecore
2 85 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 79 (8.15%) EPiServer
4 63 (6.50%) Adobe
5 51 (5.26%) Oracle
6 45 (4.64%) Google
7 44 (4.54%) FatWire
8 21 (2.17%) Ektron
9 16 (1.65%) Twitter
10 15 (1.55%) ServiceNow
11 14 (1.44%) Facebook
11 14 (1.44%) RedDot
12 13 (1.34%) Zend
12 13 (1.34%) Open Text
13 12 (1.24%) Interwoven
14 8 (0.83%) Lotus
14 8 (0.83%) SAP
15 6 (0.62%) hybris
15 6 (0.62%) Eloqua
15 6 (0.62%) Remedy
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