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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 91 133 101
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -32
Contract jobs citing CMS 499 405 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.12% 1.67% 1.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.26% 9.37% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 299 348
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £248
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 11 10 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +22.22%
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4432 4322 4628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.85% 17.81% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2910 2752 2993
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 136 162
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 £13.13 £14.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.15 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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 30 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
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 30 July 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 30 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 101 £425 +30.76% 36
Canary Wharf +34 11 £230 -41.40%
Bromley +3 5 £325 +73.33% 2
Chiswick - 2 £140 -
Hammersmith +5 1 £175 -18.60%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 1 £280 -
New Malden - 1 £325 - 1
Ruislip - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Southwark - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 443 (46.44%) HTML
2 380 (39.83%) JavaScript
3 375 (39.31%) CSS
4 283 (29.66%) .NET
5 279 (29.25%) Content Management
6 249 (26.10%) C#
7 229 (24.00%) jQuery
8 210 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
9 208 (21.80%) TDD
10 201 (21.07%) ASP.NET
11 187 (19.60%) HTML5
12 176 (18.45%) MVC
13 166 (17.40%) SQL Server
14 163 (17.09%) E-Commerce
15 149 (15.62%) CSS3
16 148 (15.51%) Scrum
17 147 (15.41%) Sitecore CMS
17 147 (15.41%) Sitecore
18 139 (14.57%) Umbraco
19 137 (14.36%) Web Development
20 136 (14.26%) Finance
21 127 (13.31%) Git (software)
22 118 (12.37%) BDD
23 112 (11.74%) Java
24 104 (10.90%) PHP
25 101 (10.59%) XML
26 97 (10.17%) OO
27 95 (9.96%) Degree
28 93 (9.75%) Web Services
29 90 (9.43%) Marketing

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 147 (15.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 139 (14.57%) Umbraco
3 86 (9.01%) SharePoint
4 77 (8.07%) Drupal
5 68 (7.13%) Adobe CQ
6 59 (6.18%) IIS
7 58 (6.08%) Node.js
8 51 (5.35%) WordPress
9 21 (2.20%) Apache
10 20 (2.10%) Joomla!
11 16 (1.68%) Kentico
11 16 (1.68%) EPiServer CMS
12 15 (1.57%) IBM Notes
13 12 (1.26%) DNN
14 11 (1.15%) Magnolia
14 11 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (1.05%) Alfresco
15 10 (1.05%) ExpressionEngine
16 9 (0.94%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 58 (6.08%) Photoshop
2 55 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 35 (3.67%) MS Office
4 27 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.94%) MS Project
6 8 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.31%) InDesign
8 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.10%) SPSS
8 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 33 (3.46%) Google Analytics
2 12 (1.26%) Tridion
3 9 (0.94%) Magento
4 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.42%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.21%) Agresso
6 1 (0.10%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
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%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.10%) Heroku
6 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 62 (6.50%) Intranet
2 36 (3.77%) Internet
3 11 (1.15%) Extranet
4 9 (0.94%) Firewall
5 8 (0.84%) LDAP
6 4 (0.42%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.42%) DNS
7 3 (0.31%) SSL
7 3 (0.31%) HTTP
7 3 (0.31%) ISDN
8 2 (0.21%) SSH
8 2 (0.21%) Wireless
8 2 (0.21%) FTP
8 2 (0.21%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.21%) WAN
8 2 (0.21%) SAN
9 1 (0.10%) NAS
9 1 (0.10%) Network Security
9 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (17.40%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.87%) MySQL
3 40 (4.19%) 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 21 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.89%) 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 9 (0.94%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
16 3 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
17 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 2 (0.21%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 127 (13.31%) Git (software)
2 77 (8.07%) Subversion
3 65 (6.81%) Visual Studio
4 53 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 50 (5.24%) Mercurial
6 29 (3.04%) NUnit
7 26 (2.73%) Cucumber
8 18 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (1.89%) Kiln
9 17 (1.78%) SpecFlow
9 17 (1.78%) Selenium
10 16 (1.68%) WebDriver
11 15 (1.57%) PHPUnit
11 15 (1.57%) Jenkins
12 14 (1.47%) JIRA
12 14 (1.47%) JBehave
13 12 (1.26%) JUnit
13 12 (1.26%) JSUnit
14 11 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (1.15%) Mockito
General
1 136 (14.26%) Finance
2 90 (9.43%) Marketing
3 66 (6.92%) Banking
4 59 (6.18%) Publishing
5 33 (3.46%) Retail
6 26 (2.73%) Legal
7 18 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.78%) Games
9 15 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.47%) Advertising
11 10 (1.05%) Law
12 9 (0.94%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.94%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.84%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.73%) French Language
15 4 (0.42%) Electronics
15 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.42%) Automotive
16 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 512 (53.67%) Developer
2 141 (14.78%) Analyst
3 135 (14.15%) .NET Developer
4 98 (10.27%) Business Analyst
5 97 (10.17%) Front-End Developer
6 81 (8.49%) Web Developer
7 57 (5.97%) Project Manager
8 52 (5.45%) Architect
9 44 (4.61%) Senior Developer
10 39 (4.09%) C# Developer
10 39 (4.09%) Java Developer
11 34 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 34 (3.56%) Sitecore Developer
12 33 (3.46%) Agile Business Analyst
13 29 (3.04%) ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (2.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (2.41%) PHP Developer
16 22 (2.31%) Consultant
17 20 (2.10%) Configuration Analyst
17 20 (2.10%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 443 (46.44%) HTML
2 375 (39.31%) CSS
3 283 (29.66%) .NET
4 229 (24.00%) jQuery
5 201 (21.07%) ASP.NET
6 187 (19.60%) HTML5
7 149 (15.62%) CSS3
8 101 (10.59%) XML
9 93 (9.75%) Web Services
10 89 (9.33%) Ajax
11 87 (9.12%) .NET Framework
12 86 (9.01%) AngularJS
13 79 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 55 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 50 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 49 (5.14%) RESTful
17 41 (4.30%) XHTML
18 40 (4.19%) JSON
19 35 (3.67%) Backbone.js
20 32 (3.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (5.24%) Open Source
2 43 (4.51%) Social Media
3 36 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.35%) Digital Media
5 30 (3.14%) Copywriting
6 28 (2.94%) CMDB
7 24 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.10%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.26%) W3C
11 11 (1.15%) Graphic Design
11 11 (1.15%) Wiki
12 10 (1.05%) E-Learning
13 9 (0.94%) iPad
13 9 (0.94%) Taxonomies
14 8 (0.84%) Economics
14 8 (0.84%) iPhone
14 8 (0.84%) Video on Demand
15 7 (0.73%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.73%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 77 (8.07%) Windows
2 45 (4.72%) Linux
3 36 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (2.41%) Android
5 19 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
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 NT
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (29.25%) Content Management
2 210 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (21.80%) TDD
4 176 (18.45%) MVC
5 163 (17.09%) E-Commerce
6 148 (15.51%) Scrum
7 137 (14.36%) Web Development
8 118 (12.37%) BDD
9 97 (10.17%) OO
10 77 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
11 73 (7.65%) SEO
12 66 (6.92%) Responsive Web Design
13 65 (6.81%) Analytics
14 64 (6.71%) Project Management
15 56 (5.87%) User Acceptance Testing
16 53 (5.56%) Configuration Management
17 52 (5.45%) Unit Testing
18 49 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
19 47 (4.93%) OOP
20 46 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 380 (39.83%) JavaScript
2 249 (26.10%) C#
3 112 (11.74%) Java
4 104 (10.90%) PHP
5 76 (7.97%) SQL
6 47 (4.93%) T-SQL
7 34 (3.56%) Ruby
8 18 (1.89%) Python
9 12 (1.26%) VB.NET
10 11 (1.15%) Objective-C
11 10 (1.05%) 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%) PHP4
15 2 (0.21%) C++
15 2 (0.21%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 95 (9.96%) Degree
2 15 (1.57%) ISEB
3 11 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
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
9 2 (0.21%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) MySQL Certification
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 34 (3.56%) 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%) WAI
6 1 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.42%) Cygwin
2 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
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
1 147 (15.41%) Sitecore
2 88 (9.22%) Microsoft
3 77 (8.07%) EPiServer
4 76 (7.97%) Adobe
5 53 (5.56%) Google
6 42 (4.40%) Oracle
7 33 (3.46%) FatWire
8 25 (2.62%) Ektron
9 24 (2.52%) ServiceNow
10 15 (1.57%) Venda
10 15 (1.57%) Lotus
11 14 (1.47%) Twitter
12 13 (1.36%) Interwoven
13 12 (1.26%) Facebook
14 11 (1.15%) Zend
15 10 (1.05%) RedDot
16 9 (0.94%) SAP
17 8 (0.84%) Open Text
18 7 (0.73%) Endeca
19 6 (0.63%) ATG
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day - Start date: 6th August 2014
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day to £600 day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £80 to £100 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago