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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 133 118 95
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Contract jobs citing CMS 361 416 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.65% 1.81% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.83% 9.89% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 325 327
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £272 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 11
Average hourly rate £29.00 £17.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.38% -29.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £13.65 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.20 £26.40 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +32.35%
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
4089 4206 3877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.66% 18.29% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2738 2844 2531
Average daily rate £413 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 92 120
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £45.00 £50.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -7.89%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 0 86 £375 +3.44% 48
New Malden - 3 - -
Croydon - 1 £260 -
Hammersmith - 1 £250 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Morden - - - -
Romford - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 317 (40.90%) HTML
2 303 (39.10%) JavaScript
2 303 (39.10%) CSS
3 273 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
4 216 (27.87%) .NET
5 177 (22.84%) jQuery
6 176 (22.71%) HTML5
7 168 (21.68%) Content Management
8 162 (20.90%) C#
9 155 (20.00%) MVC
10 139 (17.94%) ASP.NET
11 138 (17.81%) CSS3
12 135 (17.42%) E-Commerce
13 134 (17.29%) Sitecore CMS
13 134 (17.29%) Sitecore
14 132 (17.03%) TDD
15 123 (15.87%) SQL Server
16 122 (15.74%) Java
17 121 (15.61%) Scrum
18 90 (11.61%) Web Services
19 85 (10.97%) Adobe
20 84 (10.84%) PHP
21 82 (10.58%) Finance
22 81 (10.45%) Web Development
23 80 (10.32%) User Experience
24 78 (10.06%) Umbraco
25 75 (9.68%) EPiServer
25 75 (9.68%) BDD
26 74 (9.55%) Marketing
27 70 (9.03%) Microsoft

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 134 (17.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 78 (10.06%) Umbraco
3 68 (8.77%) Adobe CQ
4 55 (7.10%) Drupal
5 47 (6.06%) WordPress
6 44 (5.68%) SharePoint
7 39 (5.03%) Node.js
7 39 (5.03%) Kentico
8 26 (3.35%) Sitefinity
9 22 (2.84%) Apache
10 18 (2.32%) IIS
11 15 (1.94%) DNN
12 14 (1.81%) Tomcat
12 14 (1.81%) EPiServer CMS
13 13 (1.68%) Joomla!
14 12 (1.55%) Magnolia
15 8 (1.03%) Confluence
15 8 (1.03%) Immediacy CMS
16 7 (0.90%) Alfresco
16 7 (0.90%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 47 (6.06%) Photoshop
2 25 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.19%) MS Office
4 9 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.90%) MS Project
6 6 (0.77%) InDesign
6 6 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.39%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.13%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (3.23%) Magento
2 21 (2.71%) Tridion
3 15 (1.94%) Google Analytics
4 10 (1.29%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.65%) SiteCatalyst
7 4 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.52%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.39%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.39%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.26%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.13%) SAP EBP
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.77%) GitHub
3 5 (0.65%) Office 365
4 4 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.39%) Force.com
6 2 (0.26%) SaaS
6 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.74%) Intranet
2 23 (2.97%) Internet
3 7 (0.90%) HTTP
3 7 (0.90%) Firewall
4 6 (0.77%) SNMP
5 4 (0.52%) ATM
6 3 (0.39%) VoIP
6 3 (0.39%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.26%) DNS
7 2 (0.26%) Extranet
8 1 (0.13%) QSIG
8 1 (0.13%) H.323
8 1 (0.13%) CTI
8 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.13%) LDAP
8 1 (0.13%) WAN
8 1 (0.13%) GPRS
8 1 (0.13%) GSM
8 1 (0.13%) ISDN
8 1 (0.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.77%) MySQL
3 20 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.58%) MongoDB
4 14 (1.81%) NoSQL
4 14 (1.81%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.68%) Jackrabbit
6 12 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.65%) MarkLogic
10 4 (0.52%) Big Data
11 3 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.39%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.26%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 69 (8.90%) Git (software)
2 46 (5.94%) Subversion
3 32 (4.13%) JIRA
4 26 (3.35%) Selenium
5 25 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 20 (2.58%) JUnit
7 19 (2.45%) Maven
8 18 (2.32%) NUnit
9 16 (2.06%) Mockito
9 16 (2.06%) Cucumber
10 15 (1.94%) SpecFlow
11 12 (1.55%) Jenkins
11 12 (1.55%) Moq
12 11 (1.42%) Grunt
13 10 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
15 8 (1.03%) TeamCity
15 8 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (1.03%) Jasmine
16 7 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
General
1 82 (10.58%) Finance
2 74 (9.55%) Marketing
3 57 (7.35%) Publishing
4 55 (7.10%) Retail
5 33 (4.26%) Banking
6 23 (2.97%) Advertising
7 15 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.29%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.16%) Legal
11 8 (1.03%) Games
12 6 (0.77%) French Language
12 6 (0.77%) Law
13 4 (0.52%) Automotive
14 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.39%) Back Office
14 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 421 (54.32%) Developer
2 94 (12.13%) Analyst
3 67 (8.65%) .NET Developer
4 66 (8.52%) Web Developer
5 63 (8.13%) Front-End Developer
6 59 (7.61%) Java Developer
7 56 (7.23%) Senior Developer
8 51 (6.58%) Business Analyst
9 49 (6.32%) Project Manager
10 47 (6.06%) Architect
11 30 (3.87%) Sitecore Developer
12 23 (2.97%) CMS Developer
13 22 (2.84%) PHP Developer
14 19 (2.45%) Digital Project Manager
14 19 (2.45%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (2.19%) UI Developer
15 17 (2.19%) UI Programmer
16 16 (2.06%) C# Developer
17 15 (1.94%) Agile Business Analyst
18 14 (1.81%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (40.90%) HTML
2 303 (39.10%) CSS
3 216 (27.87%) .NET
4 177 (22.84%) jQuery
5 176 (22.71%) HTML5
6 139 (17.94%) ASP.NET
7 138 (17.81%) CSS3
8 90 (11.61%) Web Services
9 70 (9.03%) AngularJS
10 68 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 65 (8.39%) XML
11 65 (8.39%) .NET Framework
12 59 (7.61%) Ajax
13 54 (6.97%) REST
14 48 (6.19%) Entity Framework
15 47 (6.06%) RESTful
16 43 (5.55%) WCF
17 40 (5.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 35 (4.52%) JSP
19 33 (4.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.32%) User Experience
2 27 (3.48%) Mobile App
2 27 (3.48%) Social Media
3 26 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.71%) iPad
6 18 (2.32%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.32%) E-Learning
7 16 (2.06%) Open Source
8 14 (1.81%) W3C
9 13 (1.68%) Digital Media
9 13 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
11 10 (1.29%) SWIFT
12 9 (1.16%) iPhone
13 8 (1.03%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.03%) CMDB
13 8 (1.03%) Copywriting
14 6 (0.77%) Taxonomies
14 6 (0.77%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.16%) Linux
2 38 (4.90%) Windows
3 33 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 21 (2.71%) Android
5 13 (1.68%) UNIX
6 6 (0.77%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.39%) webOS
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.26%) NetWare
8 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (21.68%) Content Management
3 155 (20.00%) MVC
4 135 (17.42%) E-Commerce
5 132 (17.03%) TDD
6 121 (15.61%) Scrum
7 81 (10.45%) Web Development
8 75 (9.68%) BDD
9 69 (8.90%) Project Management
10 62 (8.00%) OO
11 49 (6.32%) Responsive Web Design
12 40 (5.16%) SEO
12 40 (5.16%) Migration
13 39 (5.03%) Analytics
14 34 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (4.13%) Mentoring
16 31 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 28 (3.61%) CRM
17 28 (3.61%) Unit Testing
17 28 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 303 (39.10%) JavaScript
2 162 (20.90%) C#
3 122 (15.74%) Java
4 84 (10.84%) PHP
5 67 (8.65%) SQL
6 26 (3.35%) T-SQL
7 18 (2.32%) Ruby
8 15 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 13 (1.68%) PHP5
10 12 (1.55%) Python
11 11 (1.42%) ActionScript
12 8 (1.03%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.65%) ActionScript 3.0
13 5 (0.65%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.52%) Scala
14 4 (0.52%) XPath
15 3 (0.39%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.26%) CoffeeScript
16 2 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (5.42%) Degree
2 16 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.77%) ISEB
5 3 (0.39%) HND
5 3 (0.39%) MOS
5 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.26%) CBAP
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.13%) IIBA
7 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.13%) MCDST
7 1 (0.13%) MCP
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PMP
7 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.39%) QA
2 5 (0.65%) SLA
3 4 (0.52%) WAI
4 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.26%) WCAG
6 1 (0.13%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.13%) vSphere
3 1 (0.13%) Varnish
3 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.65%) SCCM
1 5 (0.65%) Puppet
2 3 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.39%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.26%) cPanel
4 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 134 (17.29%) Sitecore
2 85 (10.97%) Adobe
3 75 (9.68%) EPiServer
4 70 (9.03%) Microsoft
5 36 (4.65%) Oracle
6 32 (4.13%) Google
7 26 (3.35%) Ektron
8 18 (2.32%) RedDot
9 11 (1.42%) FatWire
10 10 (1.29%) OpenText
10 10 (1.29%) hybris
10 10 (1.29%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.16%) Twitter
11 9 (1.16%) Apple
12 7 (0.90%) SAP
13 6 (0.77%) Omniture
13 6 (0.77%) Zend
13 6 (0.77%) Facebook
14 5 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.65%) HP
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £360 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + benefits - potential extension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon Global
Rate: £600 - £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14.84 - £16.43 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago