Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 186 155
Rank change year-on-year +59 -31 -4
Contract jobs citing CMS 40 98 150
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.05% 1.17% 1.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.25% 6.62% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 70 115
Median daily rate £400 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £243 £308 £318
90th Percentile £610 £863 £565
London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.53 - £32.00
10th Percentile £31.29 - £31.00
90th Percentile £33.76 - £33.00
London median hourly rate £29.03 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.60% +4.17% +41.18%

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 552 1,481 1,557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.47% 17.63% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 1,104 1,196
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £330 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.22% -1.25% -23.57%
10th Percentile £23.55 £17.81 £12.50
90th Percentile £37.25 £39.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.51 £20.88
% change year-on-year +1.42% +65.32% -5.11%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Central London

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMS in Central London.

Daily rate trend for CMS in Central London

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CMS in Central London over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CMS in Central London

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMS in Central London.

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 27 May 2020. 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 +52 37 £400 -21.76% 9
City of Westminster +30 1 - -
CMS
London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 16 (40.00%) Content Management
2 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) HTML
4 12 (30.00%) CSS
4 12 (30.00%) Finance
5 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.00%) User Experience
6 8 (20.00%) C#
7 6 (15.00%) Java
7 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.00%) Adobe
7 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.00%) Marketing
7 6 (15.00%) Analytics
7 6 (15.00%) Sass
8 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 4 (10.00%) MVC
9 4 (10.00%) Web Services
9 4 (10.00%) JIRA
9 4 (10.00%) Publishing
9 4 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
9 4 (10.00%) Node.js
9 4 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (10.00%) React
9 4 (10.00%) SDLC
9 4 (10.00%) Sketch
9 4 (10.00%) Requirements Gathering
10 3 (7.50%) Workshop Facilitation

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 4 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (7.50%) Drupal
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.50%) Documentum
4 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.50%) FileNet
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) OnBase
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Sketch
2 3 (7.50%) InVision
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe XD
3 2 (5.00%) Lectora
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.50%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
1 1 (2.50%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) npm
2 2 (5.00%) Azure
3 1 (2.50%) AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.50%) MailChimp
3 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) Babel
3 2 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (5.00%) gulp
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) webpack
4 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) Publishing
4 3 (7.50%) Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Back Office
5 2 (5.00%) Front Office
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 2 (5.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Product Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Content Editor
5 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (5.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Qualitative Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Quantitative Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) UI/UX Developer
5 2 (5.00%) UX Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (15.00%) Sass
4 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.00%) Node.js
4 4 (10.00%) React
4 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (7.50%) .NET
5 3 (7.50%) JSON
5 3 (7.50%) RESTful
6 2 (5.00%) Ajax
6 2 (5.00%) CSS3
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5
6 2 (5.00%) Jest
6 2 (5.00%) jQuery
6 2 (5.00%) Mustache
6 2 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Core
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.00%) Learning Management System
3 2 (5.00%) W3C
3 2 (5.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Content Management
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) Analytics
3 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) MVC
4 4 (10.00%) Requirements Gathering
4 4 (10.00%) Scrum
4 4 (10.00%) SDLC
4 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (7.50%) Flow Trading
5 3 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.50%) Workshop Facilitation
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) C++
4 3 (7.50%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) ABAP
6 1 (2.50%) ES6
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) WCAG
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Adobe
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Avaya
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.50%) Adyen
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Hyland
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) OpenText
4 1 (2.50%) PayPal
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) SAP