Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 181 154
Rank change year-on-year +16 -27 -47
Contract jobs citing CMS 118 118 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.33% 1.29% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.46% 7.97% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 88 76
Central London median daily rate £500 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33% +18.42%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £284
90th Percentile £853 £575 £544
London median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Central London median hourly rate - £12.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.21% -65.45%
London median hourly rate £37.00 £27.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year +37.04% +16.13% +8.14%

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 1,581 1,480 1,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.82% 16.23% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,156 1,161 1,037
Central London median daily rate £525 £498 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.53% +4.74% +8.57%
10th Percentile £290 £285 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 11
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.60% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.97 £13.00
90th Percentile £34.13 £46.50 £47.50
London median hourly rate £28.50 £20.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +40.74% +3.85% -8.88%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 +30 85 £505 +18.82% 23
West End of London -18 13 £500 +16.96%
City of Westminster -13 1 £475 -0.52%
Southwark -31 1 - -
CMS
London

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.14%) CSS
3 43 (36.44%) JavaScript
4 42 (35.59%) Content Management
5 41 (34.75%) HTML
6 29 (24.58%) Finance
7 28 (23.73%) HTML5
8 26 (22.03%) jQuery
9 25 (21.19%) Scrum
10 24 (20.34%) Java
10 24 (20.34%) Adobe
11 23 (19.49%) Web Development
11 23 (19.49%) User Experience
12 22 (18.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 21 (17.80%) Marketing
14 19 (16.10%) PHP
15 18 (15.25%) MVC
16 17 (14.41%) Drupal
16 17 (14.41%) TDD
16 17 (14.41%) Banking
16 17 (14.41%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (13.56%) Analytics
17 16 (13.56%) REST
17 16 (13.56%) Web Services
18 15 (12.71%) DevOps
19 14 (11.86%) Mobile App
19 14 (11.86%) Sitecore CMS
19 14 (11.86%) Sitecore
20 13 (11.02%) Git (software)
20 13 (11.02%) Test Automation

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 22 (18.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 17 (14.41%) Drupal
3 14 (11.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (9.32%) WordPress
5 7 (5.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.93%) Umbraco
6 5 (4.24%) Documentum
7 4 (3.39%) Alfresco
7 4 (3.39%) FileNet
7 4 (3.39%) Kentico
7 4 (3.39%) OnBase
8 3 (2.54%) Apache
8 3 (2.54%) Magnolia
8 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.69%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.69%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.85%) Confluence
10 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.85%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Acrobat
1 2 (1.69%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.69%) InDesign
1 2 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Magento
1 2 (1.69%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.85%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.85%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.85%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.85%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.54%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.54%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (1.69%) GitHub
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.85%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.85%) npm
5 1 (0.85%) Office 365
5 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Route 53
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Serverless
5 1 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (2.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (2.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (2.54%) ISDN
1 3 (2.54%) MPLS
1 3 (2.54%) Network Security
1 3 (2.54%) Wireless
2 2 (1.69%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) Intranet
2 2 (1.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.85%) FTP
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) Skype
3 1 (0.85%) SMTP
3 1 (0.85%) SSH
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.32%) MySQL
2 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.39%) Big Data
3 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.85%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) Endeca
5 1 (0.85%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Git (software)
1 13 (11.02%) JIRA
2 5 (4.24%) gulp
2 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.24%) JUnit
3 4 (3.39%) Mockito
3 4 (3.39%) Selenium
4 3 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (2.54%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.54%) Protractor
5 2 (1.69%) Bower
5 2 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.85%) Hudson
6 1 (0.85%) JMeter
6 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 29 (24.58%) Finance
2 21 (17.80%) Marketing
3 17 (14.41%) Banking
4 10 (8.47%) Front Office
5 9 (7.63%) Publishing
6 6 (5.08%) Retail
7 3 (2.54%) Law
8 2 (1.69%) Advertising
8 2 (1.69%) Back Office
8 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.85%) Games
9 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (34.75%) Developer
2 26 (22.03%) Analyst
3 13 (11.02%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.78%) Digital Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Drupal Developer
6 8 (6.78%) Qualitative Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Quantitative Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Digital Business Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.08%) Architect
8 6 (5.08%) Credit Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Web Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Web Business Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Designer
9 5 (4.24%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.39%) Content Manager
10 4 (3.39%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (38.14%) CSS
2 41 (34.75%) HTML
3 28 (23.73%) HTML5
4 26 (22.03%) jQuery
5 16 (13.56%) REST
5 16 (13.56%) Web Services
6 12 (10.17%) CSS3
7 11 (9.32%) XML
8 10 (8.47%) .NET
9 8 (6.78%) React
9 8 (6.78%) Sass
10 7 (5.93%) Ajax
10 7 (5.93%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.93%) SOAP
10 7 (5.93%) Spring
10 7 (5.93%) Vue.js
11 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET
11 5 (4.24%) Symfony
12 4 (3.39%) J2EE
12 4 (3.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.49%) User Experience
2 14 (11.86%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.47%) Virtual Team
4 6 (5.08%) CUDA
5 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.24%) iPad
6 3 (2.54%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.54%) Social Media
7 2 (1.69%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) CMDB
8 1 (0.85%) Equities
8 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.85%) Photography
8 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.85%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.85%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.32%) Linux
2 4 (3.39%) Unix
2 4 (3.39%) Windows
3 2 (1.69%) Android
3 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.59%) Content Management
3 25 (21.19%) Scrum
4 23 (19.49%) Web Development
5 18 (15.25%) MVC
6 17 (14.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 17 (14.41%) TDD
7 16 (13.56%) Analytics
8 15 (12.71%) DevOps
9 13 (11.02%) Test Automation
10 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
10 12 (10.17%) Project Management
10 12 (10.17%) SEO
11 11 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.47%) Monte Carlo Method
12 10 (8.47%) Stochastic Calculus
13 9 (7.63%) Mobile Development
13 9 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (7.63%) Release Train
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.44%) JavaScript
2 24 (20.34%) Java
3 19 (16.10%) PHP
4 11 (9.32%) C++
4 11 (9.32%) SQL
5 10 (8.47%) C#
6 5 (4.24%) Java 8
7 4 (3.39%) Python
8 2 (1.69%) PHP 7
8 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.69%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) C
9 1 (0.85%) ES6
9 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) CCNP
2 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.85%) APMP
4 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.85%) MBA
4 1 (0.85%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SEPA
2 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Docker
2 3 (2.54%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (2.54%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.69%) Terraform
3 1 (0.85%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (20.34%) Adobe
2 14 (11.86%) Sitecore
3 7 (5.93%) Oracle
4 6 (5.08%) Google
4 6 (5.08%) NVIDIA
5 4 (3.39%) Hyland
5 4 (3.39%) IBM
5 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.39%) OpenText
6 3 (2.54%) ATG
6 3 (2.54%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.54%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.54%) Cisco
6 3 (2.54%) F5
6 3 (2.54%) Meraki
6 3 (2.54%) Nuxeo
6 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.54%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.69%) Escenic
7 2 (1.69%) hybris