Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 162 186
Rank change year-on-year +22 +24 -29
Contract jobs citing CMS 72 100 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.29% 1.40% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.29% 7.75% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 67 46
City of London median daily rate £488 £441 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.54% +11.65% -1.25%
10th Percentile £316 £225 £216
90th Percentile £630 £593 £581
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £408
% change year-on-year +5.56% +10.43% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
City of London median hourly rate - £24.08 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +92.64% -21.88%
Central London median hourly rate - £24.08 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +92.64% -21.88%

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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 868 1,290 1,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.61% 18.08% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 963 816
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £274
90th Percentile £655 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £498
% change year-on-year -2.44% +3.02% +9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +21.32% -10.53%
10th Percentile £19.60 £13.00 £10.88
90th Percentile £71.10 £25.50 £27.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.85
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.04% -3.25%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the City of London

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in the City of London

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in the City of London

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in the City of London

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Moorgate - 5 £550 -
CMS
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for CMS.

1 45 (62.50%) HTML
2 44 (61.11%) CSS
3 37 (51.39%) JavaScript
4 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (48.61%) Content Management
6 19 (26.39%) Front End Development
7 18 (25.00%) .NET
8 16 (22.22%) C#
8 16 (22.22%) Adobe
8 16 (22.22%) Marketing
9 15 (20.83%) AngularJS
10 14 (19.44%) QA
10 14 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (19.44%) Azure
10 14 (19.44%) Java
11 13 (18.06%) CRM
11 13 (18.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 12 (16.67%) TDD
13 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
13 11 (15.28%) React
13 11 (15.28%) HTML5
13 11 (15.28%) Umbraco
14 10 (13.89%) Sitecore CMS
14 10 (13.89%) Sitecore
14 10 (13.89%) User Experience
14 10 (13.89%) MVC
14 10 (13.89%) Scrum
14 10 (13.89%) Technical Leadership
15 9 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 13 (18.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (15.28%) Umbraco
3 10 (13.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (12.50%) IIS
5 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (5.56%) Drupal
7 3 (4.17%) Apache
7 3 (4.17%) Apache Solr
7 3 (4.17%) EPiServer
8 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.78%) Headless CMS
8 2 (2.78%) JBoss
8 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.78%) WordPress
9 1 (1.39%) nginx
9 1 (1.39%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Sketch
2 2 (2.78%) Adobe XD
2 2 (2.78%) InVision
2 2 (2.78%) Lectora
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.39%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Azure
2 8 (11.11%) npm
3 5 (6.94%) PaaS
4 2 (2.78%) AWS
4 2 (2.78%) Basecamp
4 2 (2.78%) Trello
5 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.39%) GitHub
5 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) HTTP
1 2 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) FTP
2 1 (1.39%) Intranet
2 1 (1.39%) SMS
2 1 (1.39%) SMTP
2 1 (1.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Jackrabbit
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) gulp
1 8 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.33%) Grunt
3 6 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (2.78%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.78%) Firebug
4 2 (2.78%) webpack
5 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.39%) Babel
5 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.39%) git-flow
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (22.22%) Marketing
2 4 (5.56%) Banking
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.78%) Advertising
4 2 (2.78%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Publishing
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (56.94%) Developer
2 11 (15.28%) Architect
3 9 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 7 (9.72%) Sitecore Developer
5 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.56%) React Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.17%) CMS Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.17%) UI Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Angular Developer
8 2 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.78%) UX Developer
8 2 (2.78%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (62.50%) HTML
2 44 (61.11%) CSS
3 18 (25.00%) .NET
4 15 (20.83%) AngularJS
5 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
5 11 (15.28%) HTML5
5 11 (15.28%) React
6 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 8 (11.11%) CSS3
7 8 (11.11%) JSR 170
7 8 (11.11%) Node.js
7 8 (11.11%) OSGi
7 8 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (9.72%) Web Services
9 6 (8.33%) jQuery
9 6 (8.33%) REST
10 5 (6.94%) Ajax
10 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.94%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (6.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) User Experience
2 6 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.78%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.78%) W3C
5 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.39%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Unix
3 2 (2.78%) Android
3 2 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (48.61%) Content Management
3 19 (26.39%) Front End Development
4 14 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (18.06%) CRM
6 12 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 12 (16.67%) TDD
7 10 (13.89%) MVC
7 10 (13.89%) Scrum
7 10 (13.89%) Technical Leadership
8 9 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 9 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 8 (11.11%) Analytics
9 8 (11.11%) Architectural Design
9 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 8 (11.11%) SEO
9 8 (11.11%) User Stories
9 8 (11.11%) Web Development
10 7 (9.72%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) JavaScript
2 16 (22.22%) C#
3 14 (19.44%) Java
4 7 (9.72%) SQL
5 5 (6.94%) PHP
5 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.78%) ES7
6 2 (2.78%) Perl
6 2 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) Python
7 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.78%) Docker
3 1 (1.39%) Varnish
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Adobe
2 10 (13.89%) Sitecore
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.78%) Apple
4 2 (2.78%) Google
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 2 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.39%) FatWire
5 1 (1.39%) Informatica
5 1 (1.39%) Pega
5 1 (1.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.39%) Snow
5 1 (1.39%) Sony