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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 113 85 91
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing CMS 429 569 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.85% 2.34% 2.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.84% 12.53% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 412 330
Average daily rate
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£385 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.10 £20.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £16.64 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
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
4359 4542 3970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.84% 18.66% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3148 3140 2609
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £255 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 79 157
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.82 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +6 103 £380 +1.33% 56
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £325 -
New Malden - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 412 (47.03%) HTML
2 364 (41.55%) CSS
3 340 (38.81%) JavaScript
4 314 (35.84%) Agile Software Development
5 234 (26.71%) .NET
6 218 (24.89%) Content Management
7 203 (23.17%) jQuery
8 186 (21.23%) C#
9 182 (20.78%) HTML5
10 177 (20.21%) MVC
11 175 (19.98%) TDD
12 151 (17.24%) E-Commerce
13 137 (15.64%) CSS3
14 136 (15.53%) Java
15 134 (15.30%) ASP.NET
16 131 (14.95%) Sitecore CMS
16 131 (14.95%) Sitecore
17 122 (13.93%) Scrum
18 117 (13.36%) SQL Server
19 113 (12.90%) Finance
20 111 (12.67%) Git (software)
21 102 (11.64%) AngularJS
22 99 (11.30%) XML
22 99 (11.30%) User Experience
23 97 (11.07%) Web Development
24 95 (10.84%) PHP
25 92 (10.50%) Web Services
26 90 (10.27%) Project Management
27 85 (9.70%) BDD
28 82 (9.36%) Ajax

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 131 (14.95%) Sitecore CMS
2 80 (9.13%) Drupal
3 78 (8.90%) Umbraco
4 70 (7.99%) Node.js
4 70 (7.99%) Adobe CQ
5 58 (6.62%) SharePoint
5 58 (6.62%) WordPress
6 30 (3.42%) Apache
7 23 (2.63%) IIS
8 21 (2.40%) EPiServer CMS
9 19 (2.17%) Joomla!
10 14 (1.60%) Kentico
10 14 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (1.60%) Sitefinity
11 12 (1.37%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.37%) DNN
11 12 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (1.03%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.80%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 45 (5.14%) Photoshop
2 40 (4.57%) MS Excel
3 16 (1.83%) MS Office
4 13 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.26%) MS Project
6 8 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.34%) InDesign
8 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (2.51%) Tridion
1 22 (2.51%) Magento
2 12 (1.37%) Google Analytics
3 9 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.34%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.34%) osCommerce
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.34%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.68%) GitHub
2 6 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.34%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.11%) Heroku
5 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.22%) Intranet
2 28 (3.20%) Internet
3 10 (1.14%) SNMP
4 9 (1.03%) Extranet
5 6 (0.68%) HTTP
6 5 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.34%) Firewall
8 2 (0.23%) WAN
8 2 (0.23%) LAN
8 2 (0.23%) LDAP
9 1 (0.11%) VoIP
9 1 (0.11%) GPRS
9 1 (0.11%) GSM
9 1 (0.11%) ISDN
9 1 (0.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 67 (7.65%) MySQL
3 28 (3.20%) MongoDB
4 27 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 26 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (1.71%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.48%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.14%) Jackrabbit
13 9 (1.03%) RavenDB
14 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.34%) CouchDB
17 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
17 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 111 (12.67%) Git (software)
2 68 (7.76%) Subversion
3 39 (4.45%) Visual Studio
4 31 (3.54%) NUnit
5 21 (2.40%) Selenium
6 20 (2.28%) SpecFlow
7 19 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 18 (2.05%) Maven
8 18 (2.05%) Moq
9 16 (1.83%) JIRA
9 16 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (1.71%) Rhino Mocks
10 15 (1.71%) JUnit
11 14 (1.60%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.60%) Mockito
12 11 (1.26%) Jasmine
13 10 (1.14%) Mercurial
14 9 (1.03%) Mocha
15 7 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.80%) Geb
General
1 113 (12.90%) Finance
2 71 (8.11%) Marketing
3 70 (7.99%) Publishing
4 63 (7.19%) Banking
5 51 (5.82%) Retail
6 18 (2.05%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.83%) Legal
8 13 (1.48%) Advertising
8 13 (1.48%) Law
9 12 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 8 (0.91%) Games
10 8 (0.91%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.80%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.57%) Automotive
13 4 (0.46%) Back Office
13 4 (0.46%) French Language
14 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.34%) Local Government
15 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 505 (57.65%) Developer
2 103 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
3 102 (11.64%) Analyst
3 102 (11.64%) .NET Developer
4 77 (8.79%) Web Developer
5 74 (8.45%) Java Developer
6 61 (6.96%) Senior Developer
7 59 (6.74%) Business Analyst
8 57 (6.51%) Project Manager
9 54 (6.16%) Architect
10 36 (4.11%) PHP Developer
11 27 (3.08%) C# Developer
12 23 (2.63%) Content Editor
13 21 (2.40%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (2.40%) Sitecore Developer
14 20 (2.28%) ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (2.28%) Umbraco Developer
15 19 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
15 19 (2.17%) Lead Developer
16 17 (1.94%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (47.03%) HTML
2 364 (41.55%) CSS
3 234 (26.71%) .NET
4 203 (23.17%) jQuery
5 182 (20.78%) HTML5
6 137 (15.64%) CSS3
7 134 (15.30%) ASP.NET
8 102 (11.64%) AngularJS
9 99 (11.30%) XML
10 92 (10.50%) Web Services
11 82 (9.36%) Ajax
12 75 (8.56%) .NET Framework
13 67 (7.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 54 (6.16%) REST
15 47 (5.37%) RESTful
16 46 (5.25%) JSP
17 43 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 42 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 40 (4.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 40 (4.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 99 (11.30%) User Experience
2 34 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.77%) Social Media
4 28 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.97%) Open Source
6 23 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.51%) Digital Media
8 16 (1.83%) W3C
8 16 (1.83%) Copywriting
8 16 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.71%) iPad
9 15 (1.71%) CMDB
10 14 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.48%) SWIFT
12 9 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (1.03%) FMCG
13 7 (0.80%) Taxonomies
13 7 (0.80%) E-Learning
14 6 (0.68%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.68%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 43 (4.91%) Linux
2 27 (3.08%) Windows
3 23 (2.63%) Android
3 23 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.26%) UNIX
5 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.23%) AIX
6 2 (0.23%) Solaris
6 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.23%) webOS
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.11%) CentOS
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (35.84%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (24.89%) Content Management
3 177 (20.21%) MVC
4 175 (19.98%) TDD
5 151 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 122 (13.93%) Scrum
7 97 (11.07%) Web Development
8 90 (10.27%) Project Management
9 85 (9.70%) BDD
10 81 (9.25%) OO
11 56 (6.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 50 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (5.59%) Workflow
14 40 (4.57%) Migration
15 39 (4.45%) SEO
16 38 (4.34%) SOA
16 38 (4.34%) User Stories
17 33 (3.77%) Mentoring
17 33 (3.77%) Analytics
17 33 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 340 (38.81%) JavaScript
2 186 (21.23%) C#
3 136 (15.53%) Java
4 95 (10.84%) PHP
5 69 (7.88%) SQL
6 31 (3.54%) T-SQL
7 25 (2.85%) VB.NET
8 17 (1.94%) PHP5
9 16 (1.83%) Ruby
10 11 (1.26%) Python
11 7 (0.80%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.46%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.46%) VBScript
12 4 (0.46%) Perl
12 4 (0.46%) C++
12 4 (0.46%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.46%) XPath
13 3 (0.34%) SPARQL
13 3 (0.34%) C
14 2 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (7.19%) Degree
2 8 (0.91%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.46%) ISEB
4 4 (0.46%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.34%) CISA
5 3 (0.34%) CISM
5 3 (0.34%) CISSP
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.23%) MCDST
6 2 (0.23%) CBAP
7 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.11%) MOS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.11%) PMP
7 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.14%) QA
2 5 (0.57%) WAI
2 5 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.34%) WCAG
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.23%) Firmware
2 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Varnish
3 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.46%) CA SiteMinder
2 4 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.46%) OpenSSO
2 4 (0.46%) Puppet
3 3 (0.34%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.23%) cPanel
5 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 131 (14.95%) Sitecore
2 78 (8.90%) Microsoft
3 64 (7.31%) EPiServer
3 64 (7.31%) Adobe
4 56 (6.39%) Oracle
5 39 (4.45%) Google
6 32 (3.65%) FatWire
7 24 (2.74%) RedDot
8 20 (2.28%) ServiceNow
8 20 (2.28%) Ektron
9 17 (1.94%) Open Text
10 16 (1.83%) Twitter
11 14 (1.60%) Facebook
12 12 (1.37%) Zend
13 6 (0.68%) SAP
13 6 (0.68%) Interwoven
13 6 (0.68%) Apple
14 5 (0.57%) Endeca
14 5 (0.57%) Lotus
15 4 (0.46%) Vignette
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