Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 176 113
Rank change year-on-year 0 -63 -1
Contract jobs citing CMS 64 77 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 1.16% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.34% 6.56% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 69 147
City of London median daily rate £390 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £213 £261 £196
90th Percentile £588 £525 £538
Central London median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.21% - -
Central London median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -34.21% - -

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 1010 1173 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.38% 17.63% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 921 1154
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £306 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 22
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £27.50 £56.12 £41.90
Central London median hourly rate £17.85 £18.45 £17.98
% change year-on-year -3.25% +2.61% +8.97%

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 19 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CMS.

1 33 (51.56%) HTML
2 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
3 27 (42.19%) CSS
4 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (34.38%) Content Management
6 20 (31.25%) HTML5
7 19 (29.69%) E-Commerce
8 18 (28.13%) PHP
8 18 (28.13%) jQuery
9 17 (26.56%) Git (software)
9 17 (26.56%) CSS3
10 16 (25.00%) Marketing
10 16 (25.00%) Finance
11 15 (23.44%) JIRA
11 15 (23.44%) .NET
12 14 (21.88%) CRM
12 14 (21.88%) Analytics
13 13 (20.31%) Drupal
14 12 (18.75%) Workflow
15 11 (17.19%) QA
16 10 (15.63%) Publishing
17 9 (14.06%) Ajax
17 9 (14.06%) OO
17 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
17 9 (14.06%) Responsive Web Design
17 9 (14.06%) Front End Development
18 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
18 8 (12.50%) OO PHP
18 8 (12.50%) Apache Solr
19 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery

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 (20.31%) Drupal
2 8 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 5 (7.81%) EPiServer
4 4 (6.25%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.56%) Kentico
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (3.13%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.56%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) GitHub
2 2 (3.13%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.13%) npm
3 1 (1.56%) AdWords
3 1 (1.56%) Google Drive
3 1 (1.56%) MailChimp
3 1 (1.56%) Slack
3 1 (1.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
1 2 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (1.56%) Extranet
2 1 (1.56%) FTP
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) SMTP
2 1 (1.56%) SSH
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.13%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.44%) JIRA
3 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (6.25%) Mocha
5 3 (4.69%) gulp
5 3 (4.69%) QUnit
5 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.13%) Bower
6 2 (3.13%) Grunt
6 2 (3.13%) Protractor
6 2 (3.13%) Selenium
6 2 (3.13%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (3.13%) webpack
7 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
1 16 (25.00%) Marketing
2 10 (15.63%) Publishing
3 4 (6.25%) Games
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Law
5 2 (3.13%) Advertising
5 2 (3.13%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.56%) Back Office
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Drupal Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (14.06%) PHP Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (9.38%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Digital Business Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) EPiServer Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Publishing Business Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Re-Platforming Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Campaign Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Digital Executive
9 2 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (51.56%) HTML
2 27 (42.19%) CSS
3 20 (31.25%) HTML5
4 18 (28.13%) jQuery
5 17 (26.56%) CSS3
6 15 (23.44%) .NET
7 9 (14.06%) Ajax
8 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.94%) RESTful
9 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.81%) React
9 5 (7.81%) Sass
9 5 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (6.25%) Chai
11 3 (4.69%) HTML5 Boilerplate
11 3 (4.69%) REST
11 3 (4.69%) Symfony
11 3 (4.69%) Web Services
12 2 (3.13%) Backbone.js
12 2 (3.13%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.25%) Social Media
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.69%) NHS
3 3 (4.69%) Online Games
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Blog
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.38%) Content Management
3 19 (29.69%) E-Commerce
4 14 (21.88%) Analytics
4 14 (21.88%) CRM
5 12 (18.75%) Workflow
6 9 (14.06%) Front End Development
6 9 (14.06%) OO
6 9 (14.06%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (12.50%) OO PHP
8 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (9.38%) Marketing Automation
10 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.81%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (7.81%) MVC
10 5 (7.81%) SEO
10 5 (7.81%) TDD
11 4 (6.25%) BDD
11 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
2 18 (28.13%) PHP
3 7 (10.94%) SQL
4 6 (9.38%) C#
5 2 (3.13%) C
5 2 (3.13%) ES6
5 2 (3.13%) Python
5 2 (3.13%) Ruby
5 2 (3.13%) VBA
6 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Adobe
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) hybris
3 3 (4.69%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.69%) Twitter
4 2 (3.13%) Apiary
4 2 (3.13%) ATG
4 2 (3.13%) Facebook
4 2 (3.13%) Google
4 2 (3.13%) Marketo
5 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.56%) Splunk