Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 178 165
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 -40
Contract jobs citing CMS 65 74 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 1.07% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.65% 6.58% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 60 50
City of London median daily rate £513 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.17% -1.17% +12.56%
10th Percentile £323 £285 £263
90th Percentile £863 £575 £575
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
City of London median hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57% -36.36%
Central London median hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -8.57% -36.36%

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 1,151 1,124 1,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.90% 16.22% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 884 825
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £302 £270
90th Percentile £675 £642 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 5
City of London median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -33.33% +57.89%
10th Percentile £16.19 £12.50 £16.39
90th Percentile £44.25 £33.30 £92.25
Central London median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £26.17
% change year-on-year -1.25% -23.57% +37.72%

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 23 May 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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 25 (38.46%) CSS
3 22 (33.85%) HTML
3 22 (33.85%) Content Management
4 17 (26.15%) jQuery
4 17 (26.15%) User Experience
5 16 (24.62%) HTML5
6 15 (23.08%) Finance
7 14 (21.54%) Banking
8 13 (20.00%) MVC
9 12 (18.46%) CSS3
10 11 (16.92%) Scrum
10 11 (16.92%) DevOps
10 11 (16.92%) Front End Development
11 10 (15.38%) Marketing
11 10 (15.38%) Adobe
12 9 (13.85%) C#
12 9 (13.85%) .NET
12 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (13.85%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (13.85%) Sitecore
12 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
13 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (12.31%) Monte Carlo Method
13 8 (12.31%) Stochastic Calculus
13 8 (12.31%) JIRA
13 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (12.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (12.31%) Sass

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 9 (13.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (12.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Drupal
4 6 (9.23%) Umbraco
5 4 (6.15%) Kentico
6 3 (4.62%) Documentum
6 3 (4.62%) WordPress
7 2 (3.08%) Alfresco
7 2 (3.08%) EPiServer
7 2 (3.08%) FileNet
7 2 (3.08%) OnBase
7 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.54%) Apache
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.54%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.54%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (1.54%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.54%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.54%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.69%) Google Analytics
4 3 (4.62%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (3.08%) SaaS
6 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.54%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.54%) npm
6 1 (1.54%) PaaS
6 1 (1.54%) Route 53
6 1 (1.54%) Serverless
6 1 (1.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
1 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) Big Data
5 1 (1.54%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.31%) JIRA
3 4 (6.15%) gulp
4 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.08%) Bower
4 2 (3.08%) Grunt
4 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.08%) webpack
5 1 (1.54%) Hudson
5 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.54%) JUnit
5 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.54%) Mocha
5 1 (1.54%) Mockito
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Banking
3 10 (15.38%) Marketing
4 8 (12.31%) Front Office
5 3 (4.62%) Legal
6 2 (3.08%) Advertising
6 2 (3.08%) Publishing
6 2 (3.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.54%) Back Office
7 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Qualitative Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Quantitative Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (9.23%) Credit Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) CMS Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Designer
8 3 (4.62%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) UX Designer
9 2 (3.08%) CMS Business Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) CSS
2 22 (33.85%) HTML
3 17 (26.15%) jQuery
4 16 (24.62%) HTML5
5 12 (18.46%) CSS3
6 9 (13.85%) .NET
7 8 (12.31%) Sass
8 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.77%) REST
9 6 (9.23%) XML
10 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (7.69%) Web Services
11 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.15%) React
12 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
12 3 (4.62%) Ajax
12 3 (4.62%) LESS
12 3 (4.62%) Redux
12 3 (4.62%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) User Experience
2 6 (9.23%) CUDA
3 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.08%) Social Media
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.54%) Blog
6 1 (1.54%) Equities
6 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.54%) iPad
6 1 (1.54%) Photography
6 1 (1.54%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.54%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.54%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Android
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Content Management
3 13 (20.00%) MVC
4 11 (16.92%) DevOps
4 11 (16.92%) Front End Development
4 11 (16.92%) Scrum
5 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.31%) Analytics
6 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (12.31%) Monte Carlo Method
6 8 (12.31%) Quantitative Research
6 8 (12.31%) SEO
6 8 (12.31%) Stochastic Calculus
6 8 (12.31%) TDD
6 8 (12.31%) Web Development
7 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (9.23%) Project Management
7 6 (9.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (9.23%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 9 (13.85%) C#
3 8 (12.31%) C++
4 7 (10.77%) Java
4 7 (10.77%) PHP
5 6 (9.23%) SQL
6 4 (6.15%) ES6
7 2 (3.08%) Ruby
7 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.54%) Java 8
8 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) APMP
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.54%) MBA
2 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.54%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) GDPR
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Terraform
2 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Adobe
2 9 (13.85%) Sitecore
3 6 (9.23%) NVIDIA
4 5 (7.69%) Google
5 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.62%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.08%) Hyland
7 2 (3.08%) IBM
7 2 (3.08%) OpenText
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle
7 2 (3.08%) Twitter
8 1 (1.54%) EMC
8 1 (1.54%) Facebook
8 1 (1.54%) GoldenSource
8 1 (1.54%) Hotjar
8 1 (1.54%) HP
8 1 (1.54%) Marketo
8 1 (1.54%) Optimizely
8 1 (1.54%) Perforce