Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Content Management System (CMS)
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 193 147
Rank change year-on-year +28 -46 -30
Contract jobs citing CMS 142 90 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.52% 1.04% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.48% 7.01% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 61 98
Central London median daily rate £446 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.38% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £309
90th Percentile £575 £588 £525
London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Central London median hourly rate £24.08 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.64% -21.88% -
London median hourly rate £24.11 £42.50 £18.55
% change year-on-year -43.27% +129.17% -15.70%

CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,674 1,284 1,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.90% 14.85% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,237 1,008 1,128
Central London median daily rate £510 £498 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +9.34% +7.06%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £313
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 21
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.85 £18.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.04% -3.25% +6.96%
10th Percentile £13.60 £11.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £28.75 £56.87
London median hourly rate £23.84 £20.91 £18.00
% change year-on-year +13.99% +16.17% -15.89%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Central London

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMS in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Central London

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Central London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Central London

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Central London

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Central London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 101 £433 +9.62% 32
West End of London -29 11 £550 +29.41% 1
City of Westminster -4 7 £538 -8.51%
Southwark - 3 - -
CMS
London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for CMS.

1 68 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.39%) Content Management
3 45 (31.69%) HTML
4 40 (28.17%) CSS
4 40 (28.17%) Finance
5 38 (26.76%) JavaScript
6 36 (25.35%) TDD
7 33 (23.24%) Web Development
8 30 (21.13%) PHP
8 30 (21.13%) User Experience
9 26 (18.31%) MVC
9 26 (18.31%) Marketing
10 23 (16.20%) Java
10 23 (16.20%) Mobile App
10 23 (16.20%) WordPress
11 22 (15.49%) Drupal
11 22 (15.49%) HTML5
11 22 (15.49%) Degree
12 21 (14.79%) Scrum
12 21 (14.79%) SEO
13 20 (14.08%) Web Services
13 20 (14.08%) Adobe
14 18 (12.68%) LAMP
15 17 (11.97%) Publishing
16 16 (11.27%) jQuery
16 16 (11.27%) Laravel
16 16 (11.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 16 (11.27%) Analytics
17 15 (10.56%) Responsive Web Design
17 15 (10.56%) Unit Testing

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (16.20%) WordPress
2 22 (15.49%) Drupal
3 16 (11.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (9.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.63%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.82%) Alfresco
6 4 (2.82%) Documentum
6 4 (2.82%) FileNet
6 4 (2.82%) OnBase
7 3 (2.11%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.41%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.41%) Confluence
8 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.70%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.70%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.70%) Moodle
9 1 (0.70%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.93%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.41%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.41%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (1.41%) Snapchat
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.70%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.70%) InDesign
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.70%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.70%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.23%) GitHub
4 3 (2.11%) PaaS
5 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.41%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.70%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.70%) G Suite
6 1 (0.70%) IaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.70%) Office 365
6 1 (0.70%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.70%) Route 53
6 1 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (4.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (4.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (4.23%) ISDN
1 6 (4.23%) MPLS
1 6 (4.23%) Network Security
1 6 (4.23%) Wireless
2 4 (2.82%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.11%) Internet
3 3 (2.11%) LAN
3 3 (2.11%) WAN
4 2 (1.41%) DNS
4 2 (1.41%) HTTP
4 2 (1.41%) WLAN
5 1 (0.70%) DHCP
5 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.70%) SMTP
5 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.04%) MySQL
2 9 (6.34%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.11%) Big Data
5 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.70%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.70%) Endeca
6 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (9.15%) JIRA
2 12 (8.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.52%) gulp
4 4 (2.82%) GitLab
4 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.82%) Webistrano
5 3 (2.11%) Selenium
6 2 (1.41%) Gradle
6 2 (1.41%) JUnit
6 2 (1.41%) Protractor
6 2 (1.41%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.41%) Xcode
7 1 (0.70%) Appium
7 1 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.70%) git-flow
7 1 (0.70%) Grunt
7 1 (0.70%) JMeter
7 1 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.70%) Zephyr
General
1 40 (28.17%) Finance
2 26 (18.31%) Marketing
3 17 (11.97%) Publishing
4 11 (7.75%) Back Office
4 11 (7.75%) Law
5 10 (7.04%) Banking
6 6 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.82%) Multimedia
8 3 (2.11%) Front Office
8 3 (2.11%) Legal
8 3 (2.11%) Retail
9 2 (1.41%) Advertising
9 2 (1.41%) Games
10 1 (0.70%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (38.73%) Developer
2 21 (14.79%) Analyst
3 16 (11.27%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.86%) PHP Developer
5 11 (7.75%) Digital Analyst
5 11 (7.75%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.04%) Digital Business Analyst
6 10 (7.04%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.93%) Architect
7 7 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Content Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (4.23%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.23%) HTML Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Web Analyst
8 6 (4.23%) Web Business Analyst
8 6 (4.23%) Web Manager
9 4 (2.82%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.69%) HTML
2 40 (28.17%) CSS
3 22 (15.49%) HTML5
4 20 (14.08%) Web Services
5 18 (12.68%) LAMP
6 16 (11.27%) jQuery
6 16 (11.27%) Laravel
7 13 (9.15%) .NET
7 13 (9.15%) REST
8 11 (7.75%) Symfony
9 10 (7.04%) React
10 9 (6.34%) Spring
10 9 (6.34%) XML
10 9 (6.34%) XMPP
11 8 (5.63%) Ajax
11 8 (5.63%) Spring MVC
12 7 (4.93%) Vue.js
13 6 (4.23%) AngularJS
13 6 (4.23%) Spring Batch
13 6 (4.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.13%) User Experience
2 23 (16.20%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.93%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.82%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.11%) iPad
5 3 (2.11%) Photography
5 3 (2.11%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.11%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.11%) Social Media
5 3 (2.11%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.70%) CMDB
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.45%) Linux
2 6 (4.23%) Unix
3 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.82%) Windows
4 3 (2.11%) Android
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.39%) Content Management
3 36 (25.35%) TDD
4 33 (23.24%) Web Development
5 26 (18.31%) MVC
6 21 (14.79%) Scrum
6 21 (14.79%) SEO
7 16 (11.27%) Analytics
8 15 (10.56%) Kanban
8 15 (10.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (10.56%) Unit Testing
9 14 (9.86%) Migration
10 13 (9.15%) BDD
10 13 (9.15%) Computer Science
10 13 (9.15%) OOP
11 12 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (8.45%) E-Commerce
11 12 (8.45%) Project Management
12 11 (7.75%) CRM
12 11 (7.75%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.76%) JavaScript
2 30 (21.13%) PHP
3 23 (16.20%) Java
4 11 (7.75%) C#
5 7 (4.93%) C++
6 6 (4.23%) Java 8
6 6 (4.23%) Python
6 6 (4.23%) SQL
7 2 (1.41%) ES6
7 2 (1.41%) Kotlin
7 2 (1.41%) PHP 7
7 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.70%) Ruby
8 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.70%) VB
8 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (15.49%) Degree
2 13 (9.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.23%) CCNP
3 6 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.70%) APMP
5 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.70%) IIBA
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.70%) MBA
5 1 (0.70%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.70%) SEPA
2 1 (0.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.11%) Docker
4 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
4 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (4.23%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (2.82%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.70%) Nagios
3 1 (0.70%) SCCM
3 1 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (14.08%) Adobe
2 13 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.15%) Sitecore
3 10 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (5.63%) Oracle
5 6 (4.23%) Blue Coat
5 6 (4.23%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.23%) Cisco
5 6 (4.23%) Escenic
5 6 (4.23%) F5
5 6 (4.23%) Meraki
5 6 (4.23%) SolarWinds
6 5 (3.52%) Google
7 4 (2.82%) Hyland
7 4 (2.82%) IBM
7 4 (2.82%) OpenText
7 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.11%) Nuxeo
8 3 (2.11%) SAP
9 2 (1.41%) hybris