Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 167 195
Rank change year-on-year +42 +28 -40
Contract jobs citing CMS 55 79 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.34% 1.16% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.23% 6.36% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 57 51
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £298
90th Percentile £613 £863 £575
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £446
% change year-on-year - +6.44% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £32.53 - -

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 596 1,242 1,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.48% 18.18% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 946 894
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £312 £299 £308
90th Percentile £650 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 11
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.04% -3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24.50 £15.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.25 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year +83.01% -4.38% +5.26%

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 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CMS in the City of London

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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 7 April 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 28 (50.91%) HTML
2 27 (49.09%) Content Management
3 26 (47.27%) CSS
4 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
5 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (27.27%) Marketing
6 15 (27.27%) User Experience
7 12 (21.82%) Java
7 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
8 10 (18.18%) Adobe
9 9 (16.36%) Finance
9 9 (16.36%) Scrum
9 9 (16.36%) Front End Development
10 8 (14.55%) Sass
10 8 (14.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (14.55%) Degree
10 8 (14.55%) QA
11 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
11 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (12.73%) C#
11 7 (12.73%) PHP
12 6 (10.91%) Web Services
12 6 (10.91%) CRM
12 6 (10.91%) Project Management
12 6 (10.91%) MVC
12 6 (10.91%) JIRA
12 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
12 6 (10.91%) TDD
12 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.91%) HTML5

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 8 (14.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (9.09%) Drupal
3 3 (5.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Sketch
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.45%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe XD
3 2 (3.64%) InVision
3 2 (3.64%) Lectora
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
1 1 (1.82%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Azure
1 4 (7.27%) npm
2 3 (5.45%) AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.82%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.82%) MailChimp
3 1 (1.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Babel
2 2 (3.64%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.64%) gulp
2 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) webpack
3 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (27.27%) Marketing
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Back Office
4 2 (3.64%) Games
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 2 (3.64%) Publishing
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Architect
3 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (7.27%) UI Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Product Manager
5 3 (5.45%) React Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Avaya Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Data Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.64%) HTML Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) HTML
2 26 (47.27%) CSS
3 8 (14.55%) Sass
4 6 (10.91%) HTML5
4 6 (10.91%) React
4 6 (10.91%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) .NET
5 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.09%) JSR 170
5 5 (9.09%) Node.js
5 5 (9.09%) OSGi
6 4 (7.27%) RESTful
7 3 (5.45%) CSS3
7 3 (5.45%) JSON
7 3 (5.45%) REST
7 3 (5.45%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Core
8 2 (3.64%) Ajax
8 2 (3.64%) Jest
8 2 (3.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.64%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.64%) Learning Management System
3 2 (3.64%) W3C
3 2 (3.64%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Content Management
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
4 9 (16.36%) Front End Development
4 9 (16.36%) Scrum
5 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
6 6 (10.91%) CRM
6 6 (10.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 6 (10.91%) MVC
6 6 (10.91%) Project Management
6 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.91%) TDD
6 6 (10.91%) User Stories
7 5 (9.09%) Architectural Design
7 5 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (9.09%) Presales
7 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.82%) Java
3 7 (12.73%) C#
3 7 (12.73%) PHP
4 3 (5.45%) Ruby
5 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.82%) ABAP
6 1 (1.82%) ES6
6 1 (1.82%) ES7
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) WCAG
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
1 1 (1.82%) Varnish
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Adobe
2 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.64%) Apple
3 2 (3.64%) Avaya
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Adyen
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) PayPal
4 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.82%) SAP