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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 120 89 99
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +10
Contract jobs citing CMS 429 552 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.81% 2.26% 2.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.58% 12.05% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 399 298
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 9
Average hourly rate £27.25 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.80% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.55 £15.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+48.09% -42.10%
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
4477 4582 4113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.86% 18.75% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3218 3160 2706
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 87 143
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%

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 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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 +4 89 £375 - 48
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £271 - 1
Bromley - 2 £325 -
Croydon - 1 £375 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Hounslow - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 444 (49.12%) HTML
2 387 (42.81%) CSS
3 368 (40.71%) JavaScript
4 307 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
5 253 (27.99%) .NET
6 234 (25.88%) Content Management
7 217 (24.00%) jQuery
8 204 (22.57%) C#
9 193 (21.35%) MVC
9 193 (21.35%) HTML5
10 189 (20.91%) TDD
11 155 (17.15%) ASP.NET
12 154 (17.04%) E-Commerce
13 142 (15.71%) CSS3
14 138 (15.27%) Sitecore CMS
14 138 (15.27%) Sitecore
14 138 (15.27%) Java
15 124 (13.72%) Scrum
16 120 (13.27%) Finance
17 118 (13.05%) Git (software)
18 116 (12.83%) SQL Server
19 111 (12.28%) XML
20 106 (11.73%) User Experience
21 105 (11.62%) AngularJS
22 96 (10.62%) Web Development
22 96 (10.62%) BDD
23 95 (10.51%) Web Services
24 94 (10.40%) PHP
25 91 (10.07%) Microsoft
25 91 (10.07%) Project Management

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 138 (15.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 88 (9.73%) Umbraco
3 79 (8.74%) Drupal
4 72 (7.96%) Node.js
5 71 (7.85%) Adobe CQ
6 64 (7.08%) SharePoint
7 60 (6.64%) WordPress
8 31 (3.43%) Apache
9 27 (2.99%) IIS
10 22 (2.43%) EPiServer CMS
11 21 (2.32%) Joomla!
12 14 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (1.11%) Kentico
15 10 (1.11%) Sitefinity
15 10 (1.11%) Alfresco
15 10 (1.11%) Tomcat
16 9 (1.00%) DNN
17 8 (0.88%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 52 (5.75%) Photoshop
2 46 (5.09%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.32%) MS Office
4 19 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.22%) MS Project
6 10 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.44%) InDesign
7 4 (0.44%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.22%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (2.54%) Tridion
2 21 (2.32%) Magento
3 12 (1.33%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.55%) SiteCatalyst
6 3 (0.33%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.22%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.66%) GitHub
3 6 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) Heroku
5 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.11%) Office 365
5 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.53%) Intranet
2 41 (4.54%) Internet
3 12 (1.33%) Extranet
4 10 (1.11%) SNMP
5 7 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.55%) LDAP
6 5 (0.55%) HTTP
6 5 (0.55%) Firewall
7 3 (0.33%) ISDN
8 2 (0.22%) LAN
8 2 (0.22%) WAN
9 1 (0.11%) FTP
9 1 (0.11%) GPRS
9 1 (0.11%) GSM
9 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 62 (6.86%) MySQL
3 29 (3.21%) Oracle Database
3 29 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 27 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 24 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (1.99%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.44%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.22%) RavenDB
11 9 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.77%) Jackrabbit
14 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.33%) CouchDB
16 2 (0.22%) MarkLogic
16 2 (0.22%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 118 (13.05%) Git (software)
2 74 (8.19%) Subversion
3 50 (5.53%) Visual Studio
4 36 (3.98%) NUnit
5 21 (2.32%) SpecFlow
6 20 (2.21%) TeamCity
6 20 (2.21%) Selenium
7 19 (2.10%) Jenkins
8 17 (1.88%) Moq
9 16 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (1.77%) JIRA
10 15 (1.66%) Maven
10 15 (1.66%) Mercurial
10 15 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
11 14 (1.55%) Mockito
11 14 (1.55%) JUnit
12 12 (1.33%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.22%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 120 (13.27%) Finance
2 73 (8.08%) Marketing
2 73 (8.08%) Publishing
3 56 (6.19%) Banking
4 46 (5.09%) Retail
5 16 (1.77%) Legal
6 15 (1.66%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.33%) Law
8 11 (1.22%) Advertising
9 9 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 8 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.77%) Games
11 7 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.66%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.44%) Local Government
13 4 (0.44%) Back Office
14 3 (0.33%) Automotive
15 2 (0.22%) French Language
15 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 538 (59.51%) Developer
2 114 (12.61%) .NET Developer
3 113 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 100 (11.06%) Analyst
5 83 (9.18%) Web Developer
6 69 (7.63%) Java Developer
7 66 (7.30%) Senior Developer
8 64 (7.08%) Business Analyst
9 57 (6.31%) Project Manager
10 54 (5.97%) Architect
11 38 (4.20%) PHP Developer
12 30 (3.32%) C# Developer
13 24 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (2.65%) Umbraco Developer
14 23 (2.54%) Content Editor
14 23 (2.54%) Lead Developer
15 21 (2.32%) ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (2.32%) UI Programmer
15 21 (2.32%) UI Developer
15 21 (2.32%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 444 (49.12%) HTML
2 387 (42.81%) CSS
3 253 (27.99%) .NET
4 217 (24.00%) jQuery
5 193 (21.35%) HTML5
6 155 (17.15%) ASP.NET
7 142 (15.71%) CSS3
8 111 (12.28%) XML
9 105 (11.62%) AngularJS
10 95 (10.51%) Web Services
11 85 (9.40%) Ajax
12 80 (8.85%) .NET Framework
13 71 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 56 (6.19%) REST
15 48 (5.31%) RESTful
16 45 (4.98%) JSP
16 45 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 42 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 39 (4.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 39 (4.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 106 (11.73%) User Experience
2 41 (4.54%) Social Media
3 34 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.10%) Open Source
6 25 (2.77%) Digital Media
7 21 (2.32%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.88%) W3C
9 15 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.66%) iPad
10 14 (1.55%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.44%) Copywriting
12 12 (1.33%) CMDB
13 10 (1.11%) SWIFT
13 10 (1.11%) Graphic Design
14 9 (1.00%) Wiki
14 9 (1.00%) Taxonomies
14 9 (1.00%) FMCG
15 7 (0.77%) E-Learning
15 7 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 48 (5.31%) Linux
2 34 (3.76%) Windows
3 25 (2.77%) Android
4 23 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.88%) UNIX
6 7 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.22%) AIX
7 2 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.11%) CentOS
8 1 (0.11%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (25.88%) Content Management
3 193 (21.35%) MVC
4 189 (20.91%) TDD
5 154 (17.04%) E-Commerce
6 124 (13.72%) Scrum
7 96 (10.62%) Web Development
7 96 (10.62%) BDD
8 91 (10.07%) Project Management
9 90 (9.96%) OO
10 56 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
11 54 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (5.86%) Workflow
13 40 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 40 (4.42%) User Stories
14 39 (4.31%) Migration
15 38 (4.20%) SOA
16 37 (4.09%) SEO
17 36 (3.98%) OOP
18 35 (3.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 368 (40.71%) JavaScript
2 204 (22.57%) C#
3 138 (15.27%) Java
4 94 (10.40%) PHP
5 61 (6.75%) SQL
6 31 (3.43%) T-SQL
7 25 (2.77%) VB.NET
8 19 (2.10%) Ruby
9 17 (1.88%) PHP5
10 13 (1.44%) Python
11 7 (0.77%) ActionScript
12 6 (0.66%) Perl
13 5 (0.55%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.44%) C++
14 4 (0.44%) VBScript
15 3 (0.33%) C
15 3 (0.33%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.33%) Scala
16 2 (0.22%) ActionScript 3.0
16 2 (0.22%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 73 (8.08%) Degree
2 9 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.55%) ISEB
5 4 (0.44%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.33%) CISSP
6 3 (0.33%) CISA
6 3 (0.33%) CISM
7 2 (0.22%) CBAP
7 2 (0.22%) MCDST
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PMP
8 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.11%) MOS
8 1 (0.11%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.87%) QA
2 5 (0.55%) WAI
3 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.33%) WCAG
5 1 (0.11%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.22%) Firmware
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Varnish
3 1 (0.11%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.55%) Puppet
2 4 (0.44%) OpenSSO
2 4 (0.44%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 138 (15.27%) Sitecore
2 91 (10.07%) Microsoft
3 69 (7.63%) EPiServer
4 68 (7.52%) Adobe
5 55 (6.08%) Oracle
6 42 (4.65%) Google
7 37 (4.09%) FatWire
8 24 (2.65%) RedDot
9 20 (2.21%) Ektron
9 20 (2.21%) Open Text
10 19 (2.10%) Twitter
10 19 (2.10%) ServiceNow
11 17 (1.88%) Facebook
12 13 (1.44%) Zend
13 7 (0.77%) Interwoven
14 5 (0.55%) Lotus
14 5 (0.55%) Endeca
14 5 (0.55%) hybris
15 4 (0.44%) Nintex
15 4 (0.44%) Stellent
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 425 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £350 per day + £350 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Executive Resource Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £120 - £135 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £375 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago