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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 86 130 111
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -19
Contract jobs citing CMS 531 402 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.33% 1.69% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.37% 9.40% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 288 319
Average daily rate
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£389 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £25.25 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-48.51% +44.20%
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4292 4275 4391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.82% 17.94% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2852 2711 2760
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 148 162
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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 10 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
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 10 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
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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 +43 112 £400 +23.07% 39
Bromley +5 4 £325 +73.33% 1
Hammersmith +4 1 £175 -18.60%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £280 -
New Malden - 1 £325 - 9
Ruislip - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Ealing - - - - 2
Westminster - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 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.

1 461 (47.23%) HTML
2 407 (41.70%) JavaScript
3 392 (40.16%) CSS
4 283 (29.00%) Content Management
5 277 (28.38%) .NET
6 259 (26.54%) C#
7 248 (25.41%) jQuery
8 224 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
9 222 (22.75%) TDD
10 206 (21.11%) ASP.NET
11 199 (20.39%) HTML5
12 179 (18.34%) SQL Server
12 179 (18.34%) MVC
13 170 (17.42%) E-Commerce
14 166 (17.01%) Scrum
15 158 (16.19%) Umbraco
16 157 (16.09%) Sitecore CMS
16 157 (16.09%) Sitecore
17 153 (15.68%) CSS3
18 145 (14.86%) Web Development
19 135 (13.83%) Git (software)
20 127 (13.01%) Finance
21 126 (12.91%) Java
22 123 (12.60%) BDD
23 111 (11.37%) PHP
24 106 (10.86%) XML
25 100 (10.25%) Ajax
26 97 (9.94%) OO
27 96 (9.84%) Web Services
28 95 (9.73%) Marketing

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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
1 158 (16.19%) Umbraco
2 157 (16.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 85 (8.71%) SharePoint
4 80 (8.20%) Drupal
5 66 (6.76%) Adobe CQ
6 55 (5.64%) IIS
7 51 (5.23%) WordPress
7 51 (5.23%) Node.js
8 24 (2.46%) Apache
9 19 (1.95%) Kentico
10 18 (1.84%) Joomla!
11 15 (1.54%) IBM Notes
12 14 (1.43%) Alfresco
13 13 (1.33%) DNN
13 13 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
13 13 (1.33%) Magnolia
14 12 (1.23%) Tomcat
15 11 (1.13%) EPiServer CMS
15 11 (1.13%) Sitefinity
16 10 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (6.05%) Photoshop
2 51 (5.23%) MS Excel
3 39 (4.00%) MS Office
4 28 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.31%) MS Project
8 2 (0.20%) InDesign
9 1 (0.10%) SPSS
9 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 46 (4.71%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.02%) Tridion
3 8 (0.82%) Magento
4 6 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.31%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.20%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.20%) Agresso
6 2 (0.20%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.10%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.51%) Office 365
4 4 (0.41%) GitHub
4 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.10%) Heroku
6 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 59 (6.05%) Intranet
2 40 (4.10%) Internet
3 9 (0.92%) Firewall
4 8 (0.82%) LDAP
5 6 (0.61%) DNS
6 5 (0.51%) HTTP
6 5 (0.51%) Extranet
7 4 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.41%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.31%) SSL
8 3 (0.31%) ISDN
9 2 (0.20%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.20%) WAN
9 2 (0.20%) FTP
9 2 (0.20%) SAN
9 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.20%) Wireless
9 2 (0.20%) SSH
10 1 (0.10%) Nortel Meridian
10 1 (0.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (18.34%) SQL Server
2 61 (6.25%) MySQL
3 48 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (2.05%) Oracle Database
7 19 (1.95%) RavenDB
8 17 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (1.64%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.23%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.23%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.82%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
16 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 135 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 77 (7.89%) Subversion
3 66 (6.76%) TeamCity
4 65 (6.66%) Visual Studio
5 64 (6.56%) Mercurial
6 34 (3.48%) Kiln
7 28 (2.87%) NUnit
8 26 (2.66%) Cucumber
9 16 (1.64%) SpecFlow
9 16 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (1.64%) WebDriver
9 16 (1.64%) JIRA
10 15 (1.54%) Selenium
10 15 (1.54%) Jenkins
11 14 (1.43%) JBehave
12 12 (1.23%) PHPUnit
12 12 (1.23%) Maven
12 12 (1.23%) JSUnit
12 12 (1.23%) JUnit
13 11 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 127 (13.01%) Finance
2 95 (9.73%) Marketing
3 63 (6.45%) Banking
4 56 (5.74%) Publishing
5 33 (3.38%) Retail
6 23 (2.36%) Legal
7 17 (1.74%) Games
7 17 (1.74%) Advertising
8 16 (1.64%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.02%) Law
11 9 (0.92%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.72%) French Language
14 5 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.41%) Automotive
15 4 (0.41%) Electronics
16 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.20%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 537 (55.02%) Developer
2 139 (14.24%) Analyst
3 131 (13.42%) .NET Developer
4 110 (11.27%) Front-End Developer
5 98 (10.04%) Business Analyst
6 84 (8.61%) Web Developer
7 55 (5.64%) Project Manager
8 50 (5.12%) Architect
9 47 (4.82%) Senior Developer
10 38 (3.89%) Java Developer
11 36 (3.69%) C# Developer
11 36 (3.69%) Sitecore Developer
12 33 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
12 33 (3.38%) Agile Business Analyst
13 30 (3.07%) ASP.NET Developer
14 23 (2.36%) PHP Developer
14 23 (2.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (2.25%) Consultant
16 21 (2.15%) Configuration Analyst
16 21 (2.15%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (47.23%) HTML
2 392 (40.16%) CSS
3 277 (28.38%) .NET
4 248 (25.41%) jQuery
5 206 (21.11%) ASP.NET
6 199 (20.39%) HTML5
7 153 (15.68%) CSS3
8 106 (10.86%) XML
9 100 (10.25%) Ajax
10 96 (9.84%) Web Services
11 89 (9.12%) AngularJS
12 87 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 84 (8.61%) .NET Framework
14 72 (7.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 60 (6.15%) XHTML
16 54 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 44 (4.51%) RESTful
18 43 (4.41%) LESS
19 41 (4.20%) JSON
20 38 (3.89%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.94%) Open Source
2 41 (4.20%) Social Media
3 37 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 33 (3.38%) Digital Media
5 32 (3.28%) CMDB
6 24 (2.46%) Copywriting
7 21 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.84%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.74%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.33%) W3C
11 11 (1.13%) Wiki
11 11 (1.13%) Graphic Design
12 10 (1.02%) Taxonomies
12 10 (1.02%) E-Learning
13 8 (0.82%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.82%) Data Integration
13 8 (0.82%) Video on Demand
13 8 (0.82%) iPhone
14 7 (0.72%) Online Games
14 7 (0.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 87 (8.91%) Windows
2 48 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (4.82%) Linux
4 31 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (2.36%) Android
6 21 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.13%) UNIX
8 3 (0.31%) Solaris
9 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (29.00%) Content Management
2 224 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (22.75%) TDD
4 179 (18.34%) MVC
5 170 (17.42%) E-Commerce
6 166 (17.01%) Scrum
7 145 (14.86%) Web Development
8 123 (12.60%) BDD
9 97 (9.94%) OO
10 92 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
11 90 (9.22%) SEO
12 82 (8.40%) Analytics
13 80 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
14 65 (6.66%) User Acceptance Testing
15 59 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 59 (6.05%) Project Management
16 58 (5.94%) Configuration Management
17 54 (5.53%) Kanban
18 53 (5.43%) Unit Testing
19 46 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 407 (41.70%) JavaScript
2 259 (26.54%) C#
3 126 (12.91%) Java
4 111 (11.37%) PHP
5 80 (8.20%) SQL
6 47 (4.82%) T-SQL
7 38 (3.89%) Ruby
8 21 (2.15%) Python
9 13 (1.33%) VB.NET
10 12 (1.23%) Objective-C
11 9 (0.92%) PHP5
12 6 (0.61%) Perl
13 5 (0.51%) C
14 4 (0.41%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.41%) PHP4
14 4 (0.41%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (0.31%) Scala
16 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.20%) SPARQL
16 2 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 88 (9.02%) Degree
2 16 (1.64%) ISEB
3 15 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (0.82%) CISSP
6 8 (0.82%) CISA
6 8 (0.82%) CISM
7 4 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.31%) MBA
9 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.20%) GISP
10 1 (0.10%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.10%) PMP
10 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.69%) QA
2 12 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.31%) SLA
5 2 (0.20%) WCAG
6 1 (0.10%) WAI
6 1 (0.10%) COBIT
6 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.41%) Cygwin
2 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.10%) Varnish
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.02%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (0.51%) OpenSSO
2 5 (0.51%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.10%) OpenView
Vendors
1 157 (16.09%) Sitecore
2 86 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 82 (8.40%) EPiServer
4 75 (7.68%) Adobe
5 64 (6.56%) Google
6 45 (4.61%) Oracle
7 34 (3.48%) FatWire
8 29 (2.97%) Venda
9 26 (2.66%) Ektron
10 25 (2.56%) ServiceNow
11 18 (1.84%) Twitter
12 15 (1.54%) Lotus
13 14 (1.43%) Interwoven
14 13 (1.33%) Facebook
15 12 (1.23%) SAP
16 10 (1.02%) HP
16 10 (1.02%) RedDot
17 9 (0.92%) ATG
17 9 (0.92%) Zend
18 7 (0.72%) Endeca
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