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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 107 148 95
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -53
Contract jobs citing CMS 477 387 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.96% 1.55% 1.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.46% 8.58% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 297 385
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £58.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.96% +190.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-29.72% -
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
4560 4510 4713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.74% 18.03% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2985 2939 3083
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 109 169
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 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +25 96 £400 +23.07% 43
Canary Wharf +22 9 - -
Bromley - 5 £325 - 3
Hammersmith - 1 £175 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 3
Twickenham - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 436 (44.95%) HTML
2 378 (38.97%) CSS
3 375 (38.66%) JavaScript
4 301 (31.03%) .NET
5 281 (28.97%) Content Management
6 248 (25.57%) C#
7 220 (22.68%) jQuery
8 205 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
8 205 (21.13%) TDD
8 205 (21.13%) ASP.NET
9 193 (19.90%) MVC
10 186 (19.18%) HTML5
11 165 (17.01%) SQL Server
12 155 (15.98%) E-Commerce
13 152 (15.67%) Sitecore CMS
13 152 (15.67%) Sitecore
14 149 (15.36%) CSS3
15 141 (14.54%) Finance
16 137 (14.12%) Web Development
17 134 (13.81%) Scrum
18 120 (12.37%) Umbraco
19 117 (12.06%) Git (software)
20 115 (11.86%) Java
21 112 (11.55%) BDD
22 109 (11.24%) XML
23 106 (10.93%) PHP
24 98 (10.10%) OO
25 97 (10.00%) Degree
26 96 (9.90%) .NET Framework
27 93 (9.59%) Microsoft

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 152 (15.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 120 (12.37%) Umbraco
3 88 (9.07%) Drupal
4 81 (8.35%) SharePoint
5 68 (7.01%) Node.js
6 57 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
7 56 (5.77%) IIS
8 50 (5.15%) WordPress
9 23 (2.37%) Apache
9 23 (2.37%) EPiServer CMS
10 22 (2.27%) Joomla!
11 15 (1.55%) DNN
12 13 (1.34%) IBM Notes
12 13 (1.34%) Kentico
13 12 (1.24%) Magnolia
14 11 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
14 11 (1.13%) Alfresco
14 11 (1.13%) ExpressionEngine
15 9 (0.93%) TeamSite
Applications
1 58 (5.98%) Photoshop
2 56 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 34 (3.51%) MS Office
4 28 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.13%) MS Project
6 9 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.31%) InDesign
9 1 (0.10%) SPSS
9 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (1.75%) Google Analytics
2 16 (1.65%) Tridion
3 7 (0.72%) Magento
4 3 (0.31%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.21%) Agresso
5 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.21%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.10%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.72%) GitHub
3 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.21%) Office 365
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.10%) Heroku
5 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 60 (6.19%) Intranet
2 39 (4.02%) Internet
3 11 (1.13%) Extranet
4 8 (0.82%) Firewall
4 8 (0.82%) LDAP
5 7 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.52%) HTTP
7 4 (0.41%) DNS
8 3 (0.31%) SNMP
8 3 (0.31%) FTP
8 3 (0.31%) ISDN
8 3 (0.31%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.21%) SSH
9 2 (0.21%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.21%) WAN
9 2 (0.21%) SSL
9 2 (0.21%) SAN
9 2 (0.21%) Wireless
10 1 (0.10%) IPsec
10 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.67%) MySQL
3 30 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (2.37%) Oracle Database
6 22 (2.27%) RavenDB
7 21 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (1.75%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.44%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.72%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
16 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
17 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 2 (0.21%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 117 (12.06%) Git (software)
2 75 (7.73%) Subversion
3 66 (6.80%) Visual Studio
4 34 (3.51%) TeamCity
5 30 (3.09%) NUnit
5 30 (3.09%) Mercurial
6 24 (2.47%) Cucumber
7 20 (2.06%) SpecFlow
8 19 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (1.65%) PHPUnit
9 16 (1.65%) Selenium
10 15 (1.55%) Jenkins
11 14 (1.44%) WebDriver
12 12 (1.24%) JBehave
12 12 (1.24%) JSUnit
12 12 (1.24%) JIRA
12 12 (1.24%) JUnit
13 11 (1.13%) Jasmine
14 10 (1.03%) Mockito
15 9 (0.93%) Hudson
General
1 141 (14.54%) Finance
2 87 (8.97%) Marketing
3 70 (7.22%) Publishing
4 65 (6.70%) Banking
5 46 (4.74%) Retail
6 26 (2.68%) Legal
7 18 (1.86%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.65%) Games
9 14 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.34%) Law
10 13 (1.34%) Advertising
11 9 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 9 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.72%) French Language
14 4 (0.41%) Electronics
14 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.41%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 520 (53.61%) Developer
2 149 (15.36%) .NET Developer
3 141 (14.54%) Analyst
4 101 (10.41%) Business Analyst
5 92 (9.48%) Web Developer
6 87 (8.97%) Front-End Developer
7 61 (6.29%) Project Manager
8 53 (5.46%) Architect
9 45 (4.64%) Java Developer
10 42 (4.33%) Senior Developer
11 38 (3.92%) C# Developer
12 34 (3.51%) Sitecore Developer
13 32 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
13 32 (3.30%) ASP.NET Developer
14 31 (3.20%) Agile Business Analyst
15 24 (2.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 22 (2.27%) PHP Developer
16 22 (2.27%) Lead Developer
16 22 (2.27%) Consultant
17 20 (2.06%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (44.95%) HTML
2 378 (38.97%) CSS
3 301 (31.03%) .NET
4 220 (22.68%) jQuery
5 205 (21.13%) ASP.NET
6 186 (19.18%) HTML5
7 149 (15.36%) CSS3
8 109 (11.24%) XML
9 96 (9.90%) .NET Framework
10 92 (9.48%) AngularJS
11 88 (9.07%) Web Services
12 83 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 82 (8.45%) Ajax
14 55 (5.67%) RESTful
15 53 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 48 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 34 (3.51%) Backbone.js
17 34 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
17 34 (3.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 34 (3.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (5.15%) Open Source
2 44 (4.54%) Social Media
3 37 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 30 (3.09%) Copywriting
4 30 (3.09%) Digital Media
5 28 (2.89%) CMDB
6 22 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.06%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.75%) iPad
9 16 (1.65%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.44%) W3C
11 11 (1.13%) Wiki
11 11 (1.13%) Graphic Design
12 10 (1.03%) E-Learning
12 10 (1.03%) iPhone
13 8 (0.82%) Video on Demand
13 8 (0.82%) Taxonomies
14 7 (0.72%) Economics
14 7 (0.72%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 62 (6.39%) Windows
2 48 (4.95%) Linux
3 27 (2.78%) Android
4 22 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.82%) UNIX
7 4 (0.41%) Solaris
8 2 (0.21%) AIX
8 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.10%) CentOS
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (28.97%) Content Management
2 205 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (21.13%) TDD
3 193 (19.90%) MVC
4 155 (15.98%) E-Commerce
5 137 (14.12%) Web Development
6 134 (13.81%) Scrum
7 112 (11.55%) BDD
8 98 (10.10%) OO
9 79 (8.14%) Project Management
10 58 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (5.77%) SEO
12 51 (5.26%) Analytics
13 50 (5.15%) Responsive Web Design
14 49 (5.05%) User Stories
14 49 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (5.05%) Configuration Management
14 49 (5.05%) Unit Testing
15 47 (4.85%) Workflow
16 43 (4.43%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 375 (38.66%) JavaScript
2 248 (25.57%) C#
3 115 (11.86%) Java
4 106 (10.93%) PHP
5 72 (7.42%) SQL
6 49 (5.05%) T-SQL
7 27 (2.78%) Ruby
8 17 (1.75%) Python
9 16 (1.65%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.03%) Objective-C
10 10 (1.03%) PHP5
11 7 (0.72%) Perl
12 5 (0.52%) C
13 4 (0.41%) C++
13 4 (0.41%) SPARQL
14 3 (0.31%) XPath
14 3 (0.31%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.21%) Jython
15 2 (0.21%) Korn
15 2 (0.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 97 (10.00%) Degree
2 15 (1.55%) ISEB
3 12 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (0.82%) CISSP
5 8 (0.82%) CISA
5 8 (0.82%) CISM
6 7 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.31%) MBA
7 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.31%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.21%) GISP
9 1 (0.10%) MySQL Certification
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.10%) PMP
9 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.02%) QA
2 10 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.31%) WCAG
4 3 (0.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) WAI
5 1 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.31%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) Varnish
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.72%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.31%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.31%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.21%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.10%) OpenView
5 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 152 (15.67%) Sitecore
2 93 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 79 (8.14%) EPiServer
4 63 (6.49%) Adobe
5 46 (4.74%) Oracle
6 44 (4.54%) Google
7 36 (3.71%) FatWire
8 24 (2.47%) Ektron
9 20 (2.06%) ServiceNow
10 14 (1.44%) Twitter
11 13 (1.34%) Zend
11 13 (1.34%) RedDot
11 13 (1.34%) Lotus
12 12 (1.24%) Interwoven
12 12 (1.24%) Facebook
13 11 (1.13%) Open Text
14 9 (0.93%) SAP
15 6 (0.62%) Remedy
15 6 (0.62%) Eloqua
15 6 (0.62%) hybris
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