Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 160 168
Rank change year-on-year +54 +8 +15
Contract jobs citing CMS 14 67 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 1.12% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.19% 6.79% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 52 76
Median daily rate £344 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.66% +7.35% +2.41%
10th Percentile £169 £308 £225
90th Percentile £449 £671 £569
Central London median daily rate £329 £444 £475
% change year-on-year -25.92% -6.58% +16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.98 £24.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.10% +92.64%
Central London median hourly rate - £12.98 £24.08
% change year-on-year - -46.10% +92.64%

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 226 987 1,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.49% 16.56% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 785 916
Median daily rate £480 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% - +5.53%
10th Percentile £263 £302 £275
90th Percentile £625 £660 £675
Central London median daily rate £485 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -7.62% +5.00% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 32
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -1.18% +25.00%
10th Percentile £16.60 £17.53 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.20 £65.90 £32.93
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +12.04%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CMS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for CMS in the City of London

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CMS in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CMS in the City of London

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMS in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for CMS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for CMS.

1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 5 (35.71%) Flow Trading
4 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (35.71%) C++
4 5 (35.71%) C
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 4 (28.57%) CCIE
5 4 (28.57%) H.323
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Tandem
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (28.57%) Skype
5 4 (28.57%) Telepresence
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) Polycom
5 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning

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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Alfresco
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Documentum
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) InDesign
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) AWS
1 1 (7.14%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (7.14%) Google Docs
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) NuGet
1 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
1 1 (7.14%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) H.323
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) Skype
2 4 (28.57%) Telepresence
2 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.14%) FishEye
3 1 (7.14%) GoCD
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
3 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Humanities
3 1 (7.14%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Qualitative Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Quantitative Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
3 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) WebRTC
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) Laravel
2 1 (7.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (28.57%) Tandem
2 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Flow Trading
2 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Antivirus Management
3 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) SEO
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCIE
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Polycom
2 4 (28.57%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) SaltStack
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase