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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 130 117 94
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Contract jobs citing CMS 347 379 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.69% 1.78% 2.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 9.86% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 285 318
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 £16.92 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -29.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.92 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.60 £16.92 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
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
3817 3844 3729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.58% 18.10% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2611 2581 2432
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 84 119
Average hourly rate £20.45 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 +11 85 £375 +5.63% 37
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Romford - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 337 (43.09%) HTML
2 312 (39.90%) CSS
3 300 (38.36%) JavaScript
4 280 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
5 213 (27.24%) .NET
6 170 (21.74%) Content Management
7 169 (21.61%) jQuery
8 168 (21.48%) HTML5
9 162 (20.72%) C#
10 145 (18.54%) MVC
11 136 (17.39%) TDD
12 134 (17.14%) ASP.NET
13 130 (16.62%) E-Commerce
14 128 (16.37%) Java
14 128 (16.37%) Sitecore CMS
14 128 (16.37%) Sitecore
15 127 (16.24%) CSS3
16 119 (15.22%) SQL Server
17 109 (13.94%) Scrum
18 87 (11.13%) Web Services
19 86 (11.00%) PHP
20 83 (10.61%) Finance
20 83 (10.61%) Web Development
21 76 (9.72%) XML
21 76 (9.72%) User Experience
22 75 (9.59%) Marketing
23 72 (9.21%) Umbraco
24 71 (9.08%) BDD
24 71 (9.08%) MySQL
25 70 (8.95%) Microsoft

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 128 (16.37%) Sitecore CMS
2 72 (9.21%) Umbraco
3 60 (7.67%) Adobe CQ
4 56 (7.16%) Drupal
5 52 (6.65%) SharePoint
6 48 (6.14%) WordPress
7 44 (5.63%) Node.js
8 34 (4.35%) Kentico
9 22 (2.81%) Sitefinity
9 22 (2.81%) Apache
10 15 (1.92%) IIS
10 15 (1.92%) EPiServer CMS
11 13 (1.66%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.66%) Joomla!
12 11 (1.41%) DNN
13 10 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (1.28%) Magnolia
14 7 (0.90%) Confluence
14 7 (0.90%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.90%) Liferay
Applications
1 38 (4.86%) Photoshop
2 33 (4.22%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.92%) MS Office
4 9 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (1.02%) MS Project
6 6 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.64%) InDesign
8 4 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.38%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.13%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 27 (3.45%) Magento
2 17 (2.17%) Tridion
3 15 (1.92%) Google Analytics
4 10 (1.28%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.64%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
8 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.38%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.26%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.26%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.13%) SAP EBP
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.64%) Office 365
4 3 (0.38%) GitHub
5 2 (0.26%) SaaS
5 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.96%) Intranet
2 22 (2.81%) Internet
3 7 (0.90%) SNMP
4 4 (0.51%) HTTP
4 4 (0.51%) Extranet
4 4 (0.51%) ATM
5 3 (0.38%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.13%) GPRS
6 1 (0.13%) GSM
6 1 (0.13%) LAN
6 1 (0.13%) VoIP
6 1 (0.13%) WAN
6 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 71 (9.08%) MySQL
3 23 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (2.43%) MongoDB
5 18 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (1.66%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.66%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.66%) Jackrabbit
7 13 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.51%) MarkLogic
11 4 (0.51%) Big Data
12 3 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.38%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 70 (8.95%) Git (software)
2 49 (6.27%) Subversion
3 27 (3.45%) JIRA
4 26 (3.32%) Selenium
5 24 (3.07%) Visual Studio
6 21 (2.69%) Maven
7 19 (2.43%) JUnit
8 18 (2.30%) NUnit
9 16 (2.05%) SpecFlow
10 15 (1.92%) Mockito
11 13 (1.66%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.66%) Moq
12 12 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (1.53%) Jenkins
13 10 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
14 8 (1.02%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.90%) Jasmine
16 6 (0.77%) Grunt
16 6 (0.77%) WebDriver
General
1 83 (10.61%) Finance
2 75 (9.59%) Marketing
3 58 (7.42%) Publishing
4 46 (5.88%) Retail
5 44 (5.63%) Banking
6 24 (3.07%) Advertising
7 13 (1.66%) Legal
7 13 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.28%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.02%) Law
10 7 (0.90%) Games
10 7 (0.90%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.77%) French Language
12 5 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.51%) Automotive
13 4 (0.51%) Back Office
14 3 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 440 (56.27%) Developer
2 94 (12.02%) Analyst
3 74 (9.46%) .NET Developer
4 68 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 68 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
5 65 (8.31%) Web Developer
6 63 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 50 (6.39%) Business Analyst
8 44 (5.63%) Project Manager
9 41 (5.24%) Architect
10 28 (3.58%) PHP Developer
11 24 (3.07%) CMS Developer
12 23 (2.94%) Sitecore Developer
13 21 (2.69%) UI Programmer
13 21 (2.69%) UI Developer
14 20 (2.56%) Digital Project Manager
14 20 (2.56%) Content Editor
15 18 (2.30%) C# Developer
16 17 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
17 16 (2.05%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (43.09%) HTML
2 312 (39.90%) CSS
3 213 (27.24%) .NET
4 169 (21.61%) jQuery
5 168 (21.48%) HTML5
6 134 (17.14%) ASP.NET
7 127 (16.24%) CSS3
8 87 (11.13%) Web Services
9 76 (9.72%) XML
10 67 (8.57%) REST
10 67 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 67 (8.57%) AngularJS
11 63 (8.06%) Ajax
12 61 (7.80%) .NET Framework
13 46 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 40 (5.12%) RESTful
15 36 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 36 (4.60%) JSP
15 36 (4.60%) SOAP
16 35 (4.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.72%) User Experience
2 30 (3.84%) Social Media
3 28 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.81%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.17%) E-Learning
6 17 (2.17%) Open Source
7 16 (2.05%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.92%) Digital Media
9 14 (1.79%) iPad
9 14 (1.79%) W3C
10 13 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
12 10 (1.28%) SWIFT
12 10 (1.28%) CMDB
13 8 (1.02%) Copywriting
13 8 (1.02%) iPhone
14 7 (0.90%) FMCG
15 6 (0.77%) Animation
15 6 (0.77%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.12%) Linux
2 30 (3.84%) Windows
3 29 (3.71%) Apple iOS
4 20 (2.56%) Android
5 14 (1.79%) UNIX
6 4 (0.51%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (0.38%) webOS
8 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.26%) NetWare
8 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (21.74%) Content Management
3 145 (18.54%) MVC
4 136 (17.39%) TDD
5 130 (16.62%) E-Commerce
6 109 (13.94%) Scrum
7 83 (10.61%) Web Development
8 71 (9.08%) BDD
9 68 (8.70%) Project Management
10 62 (7.93%) OO
11 54 (6.91%) Responsive Web Design
12 40 (5.12%) SEO
13 37 (4.73%) Migration
14 36 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (4.48%) Analytics
16 31 (3.96%) Workflow
17 30 (3.84%) Mentoring
18 29 (3.71%) User Stories
18 29 (3.71%) Waterfall
19 28 (3.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 300 (38.36%) JavaScript
2 162 (20.72%) C#
3 128 (16.37%) Java
4 86 (11.00%) PHP
5 69 (8.82%) SQL
6 25 (3.20%) T-SQL
7 19 (2.43%) VB.NET
8 17 (2.17%) Ruby
9 14 (1.79%) PHP5
10 12 (1.53%) Python
11 11 (1.41%) ActionScript
12 6 (0.77%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.64%) ActionScript 3.0
13 5 (0.64%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.51%) C
14 4 (0.51%) VBScript
14 4 (0.51%) Scala
15 3 (0.38%) XPath
15 3 (0.38%) VB
16 2 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (5.37%) Degree
2 15 (1.92%) VCP4
3 10 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.38%) MOS
5 3 (0.38%) ISEB
6 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.26%) CBAP
7 1 (0.13%) IIBA
7 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) MCP
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PMP
7 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.13%) MCDST
7 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.09%) QA
2 5 (0.64%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.64%) SLA
3 4 (0.51%) WAI
4 2 (0.26%) WCAG
4 2 (0.26%) EMIR
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) vSphere
3 1 (0.13%) Varnish
3 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.64%) Puppet
2 3 (0.38%) OpenSSO
2 3 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
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%) Nagios
Vendors
1 128 (16.37%) Sitecore
2 70 (8.95%) Microsoft
2 70 (8.95%) Adobe
3 64 (8.18%) EPiServer
4 41 (5.24%) Oracle
5 33 (4.22%) Google
6 22 (2.81%) Ektron
7 20 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 19 (2.43%) FatWire
9 18 (2.30%) RedDot
10 13 (1.66%) Open Text
11 11 (1.41%) Twitter
12 10 (1.28%) hybris
13 8 (1.02%) Apple
14 7 (0.90%) SAP
14 7 (0.90%) Facebook
15 6 (0.77%) Omniture
16 5 (0.64%) Zend
16 5 (0.64%) HP
16 5 (0.64%) Lotus
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Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Rate: £30k - 36k per year + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Rate: £19.36 - £21.26 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Crew
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £290 - £315 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £240 - £260 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £100K or excellent day rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago