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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 123 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -11
Contract jobs citing CMS 374 445 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.78% 2.04% 2.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.54% 11.04% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 320 330
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £234 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.92 £22.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.97% -24.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.92 £19.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £16.92 £24.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+43.86% -26.82%
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
3922 4031 3726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.69% 18.46% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2752 2713 2448
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 76 141
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.97% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £33.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +13 95 £375 - 53
Brentford - 6 £308 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £325 - 1
New Malden - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 362 (44.42%) HTML
2 334 (40.98%) CSS
3 300 (36.81%) JavaScript
4 287 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
5 206 (25.28%) .NET
6 185 (22.70%) Content Management
7 176 (21.60%) jQuery
8 175 (21.47%) HTML5
9 159 (19.51%) C#
10 151 (18.53%) MVC
11 142 (17.42%) E-Commerce
12 138 (16.93%) TDD
13 134 (16.44%) CSS3
14 126 (15.46%) Java
15 119 (14.60%) ASP.NET
16 118 (14.48%) Sitecore CMS
16 118 (14.48%) Sitecore
17 113 (13.87%) Scrum
18 111 (13.62%) SQL Server
19 93 (11.41%) PHP
20 92 (11.29%) Finance
21 88 (10.80%) XML
21 88 (10.80%) Git (software)
22 84 (10.31%) Web Development
23 83 (10.18%) AngularJS
24 82 (10.06%) Web Services
25 78 (9.57%) User Experience
25 78 (9.57%) Drupal
26 76 (9.33%) Project Management
26 76 (9.33%) MySQL

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 118 (14.48%) Sitecore CMS
2 78 (9.57%) Drupal
3 67 (8.22%) Umbraco
4 58 (7.12%) Adobe CQ
5 55 (6.75%) Node.js
6 54 (6.63%) WordPress
7 48 (5.89%) SharePoint
8 26 (3.19%) Apache
9 22 (2.70%) Kentico
10 21 (2.58%) EPiServer CMS
11 18 (2.21%) Joomla!
12 14 (1.72%) Tomcat
13 13 (1.60%) IIS
13 13 (1.60%) Sitefinity
14 12 (1.47%) DNN
15 11 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (1.10%) Alfresco
16 9 (1.10%) Magnolia
17 6 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
17 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (4.54%) Photoshop
2 32 (3.93%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.60%) MS Office
4 12 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.98%) MS Project
7 5 (0.61%) InDesign
7 5 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.12%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 26 (3.19%) Magento
2 17 (2.09%) Google Analytics
3 14 (1.72%) Tridion
4 10 (1.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
6 4 (0.49%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.37%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.25%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.25%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.12%) SAP EBP
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.86%) GitHub
2 7 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.49%) Office 365
5 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.93%) Intranet
2 22 (2.70%) Internet
3 10 (1.23%) SNMP
4 6 (0.74%) HTTP
5 4 (0.49%) Extranet
5 4 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.37%) ATM
7 2 (0.25%) Firewall
8 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.12%) FTP
8 1 (0.12%) DNS
8 1 (0.12%) GPRS
8 1 (0.12%) GSM
8 1 (0.12%) LAN
8 1 (0.12%) VoIP
8 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 76 (9.33%) MySQL
3 21 (2.58%) MongoDB
3 21 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 18 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.47%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.35%) Jackrabbit
9 7 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.37%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.25%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.25%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.25%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 88 (10.80%) Git (software)
2 57 (6.99%) Subversion
3 26 (3.19%) Selenium
4 25 (3.07%) Visual Studio
5 20 (2.45%) Maven
5 20 (2.45%) NUnit
6 18 (2.21%) SpecFlow
7 16 (1.96%) Moq
7 16 (1.96%) JUnit
8 15 (1.84%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.72%) Mockito
9 14 (1.72%) JIRA
10 13 (1.60%) Rhino Mocks
11 11 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.10%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.98%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.86%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.74%) Mocha
15 6 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 92 (11.29%) Finance
2 72 (8.83%) Marketing
3 67 (8.22%) Publishing
4 54 (6.63%) Retail
5 49 (6.01%) Banking
6 23 (2.82%) Advertising
7 15 (1.84%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.60%) Legal
9 11 (1.35%) Law
10 10 (1.23%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.86%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.74%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.61%) Games
13 5 (0.61%) Automotive
14 4 (0.49%) Back Office
14 4 (0.49%) Local Government
14 4 (0.49%) French Language
15 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 465 (57.06%) Developer
2 98 (12.02%) Analyst
3 88 (10.80%) .NET Developer
4 85 (10.43%) Front-End Developer
5 79 (9.69%) Web Developer
6 66 (8.10%) Java Developer
7 58 (7.12%) Senior Developer
8 54 (6.63%) Business Analyst
9 50 (6.13%) Project Manager
10 40 (4.91%) Architect
11 34 (4.17%) PHP Developer
12 22 (2.70%) C# Developer
13 20 (2.45%) UI Developer
13 20 (2.45%) UI Programmer
13 20 (2.45%) Sitecore Developer
14 19 (2.33%) Content Editor
14 19 (2.33%) Umbraco Developer
14 19 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (2.33%) Digital Project Manager
15 18 (2.21%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (44.42%) HTML
2 334 (40.98%) CSS
3 206 (25.28%) .NET
4 176 (21.60%) jQuery
5 175 (21.47%) HTML5
6 134 (16.44%) CSS3
7 119 (14.60%) ASP.NET
8 88 (10.80%) XML
9 83 (10.18%) AngularJS
10 82 (10.06%) Web Services
11 72 (8.83%) Ajax
12 68 (8.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 64 (7.85%) .NET Framework
14 56 (6.87%) REST
15 46 (5.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 43 (5.28%) JSP
16 43 (5.28%) RESTful
17 39 (4.79%) J2EE
18 37 (4.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 35 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.57%) User Experience
2 33 (4.05%) Social Media
3 29 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (2.94%) Open Source
5 20 (2.45%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.33%) Digital Media
7 15 (1.84%) iPad
8 14 (1.72%) CMDB
9 13 (1.60%) W3C
10 12 (1.47%) Copywriting
10 12 (1.47%) E-Learning
11 11 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
11 11 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.23%) SWIFT
13 7 (0.86%) iPhone
13 7 (0.86%) FMCG
14 6 (0.74%) Taxonomies
15 5 (0.61%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 39 (4.79%) Linux
2 29 (3.56%) Apple iOS
3 24 (2.94%) Android
4 22 (2.70%) Windows
5 12 (1.47%) UNIX
6 3 (0.37%) Solaris
6 3 (0.37%) webOS
7 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.25%) AIX
7 2 (0.25%) NetWare
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.12%) CentOS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (22.70%) Content Management
3 151 (18.53%) MVC
4 142 (17.42%) E-Commerce
5 138 (16.93%) TDD
6 113 (13.87%) Scrum
7 84 (10.31%) Web Development
8 76 (9.33%) Project Management
9 75 (9.20%) BDD
10 62 (7.61%) OO
11 52 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 39 (4.79%) Migration
12 39 (4.79%) User Stories
13 38 (4.66%) SEO
14 37 (4.54%) Workflow
14 37 (4.54%) Analytics
15 33 (4.05%) Web Design
16 32 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
18 28 (3.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 300 (36.81%) JavaScript
2 159 (19.51%) C#
3 126 (15.46%) Java
4 93 (11.41%) PHP
5 67 (8.22%) SQL
6 27 (3.31%) T-SQL
7 23 (2.82%) VB.NET
8 16 (1.96%) Python
9 15 (1.84%) Ruby
10 14 (1.72%) PHP5
11 6 (0.74%) ActionScript
11 6 (0.74%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.49%) VBScript
13 4 (0.49%) Perl
13 4 (0.49%) C
14 3 (0.37%) XPath
14 3 (0.37%) C++
14 3 (0.37%) ActionScript 3.0
14 3 (0.37%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 44 (5.40%) Degree
2 9 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.49%) BC Cleared
3 4 (0.49%) ISEB
4 2 (0.25%) CBAP
4 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.25%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.25%) MCDST
5 1 (0.12%) MOS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.12%) CISSP
5 1 (0.12%) PMP
5 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.12%) CISA
5 1 (0.12%) CISM
5 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.42%) QA
2 5 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.49%) WAI
4 3 (0.37%) WCAG
5 2 (0.25%) EMIR
5 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.25%) Firmware
2 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.49%) Puppet
3 3 (0.37%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (0.37%) OpenSSO
3 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.25%) cPanel
5 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 118 (14.48%) Sitecore
2 70 (8.59%) Microsoft
3 68 (8.34%) Adobe
4 67 (8.22%) EPiServer
5 43 (5.28%) Oracle
6 39 (4.79%) Google
7 22 (2.70%) RedDot
8 20 (2.45%) ServiceNow
9 18 (2.21%) Ektron
10 17 (2.09%) FatWire
11 16 (1.96%) Open Text
12 12 (1.47%) Twitter
13 11 (1.35%) hybris
14 10 (1.23%) SAP
15 9 (1.10%) Zend
15 9 (1.10%) Facebook
16 7 (0.86%) Apple
17 6 (0.74%) Omniture
18 5 (0.61%) HP
18 5 (0.61%) Lotus
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Long term ongoing projects
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Zetman
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 36k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: From £120 to £120 per day Fixed rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Rate: From £280 to £330 per day 3 months, likely extension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £250 to £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago