Period
to 14 September 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 14 September 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
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 154 186
Rank change year-on-year -23 +32 -39
Contract jobs citing CMS 57 99 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.92% 1.41% 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 8.26% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 73 31
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £308 £213 £213
90th Percentile £675 £573 £600
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
City of London median hourly rate £12.98 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.44% - -
Central London median hourly rate £12.98 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year -59.44% - -

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 1,025 1,198 1,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.46% 17.12% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 904 762
City of London median daily rate £525 £510 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.26% +14.00%
10th Percentile £282 £281 £271
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £494
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 7
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 £12.98 £13.00 £11.73
90th Percentile £55.50 £33.38 £69.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.95% +4.03%

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 14 September 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 14 September 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 - 2 £550 -
CMS
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 September 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 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.86%) HTML
2 25 (43.86%) CSS
3 23 (40.35%) Content Management
4 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
5 14 (24.56%) Front End Development
6 13 (22.81%) .NET
7 12 (21.05%) Adobe
7 12 (21.05%) Marketing
8 11 (19.30%) AngularJS
9 10 (17.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (17.54%) C#
10 9 (15.79%) Java
10 9 (15.79%) TDD
10 9 (15.79%) Technical Leadership
11 8 (14.04%) Web Development
11 8 (14.04%) QA
11 8 (14.04%) Umbraco
11 8 (14.04%) Azure
11 8 (14.04%) Node.js
12 7 (12.28%) HTML5
12 7 (12.28%) SDLC
12 7 (12.28%) SEO
12 7 (12.28%) Finance
12 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
12 7 (12.28%) Project Management
12 7 (12.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 6 (10.53%) Web Services
13 6 (10.53%) XML
13 6 (10.53%) CRM

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 10 (17.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (14.04%) Umbraco
3 5 (8.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (7.02%) IIS
5 3 (5.26%) EPiServer
5 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.51%) Apache
6 2 (3.51%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.51%) Drupal
6 2 (3.51%) Headless CMS
6 2 (3.51%) JBoss
6 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.75%) Moodle
7 1 (1.75%) SilverStripe
7 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.75%) SDL Web 8
1 1 (1.75%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Azure
2 3 (5.26%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.51%) AWS
3 2 (3.51%) Basecamp
3 2 (3.51%) npm
3 2 (3.51%) PaaS
3 2 (3.51%) SaaS
3 2 (3.51%) Trello
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
1 1 (1.75%) Intranet
1 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Grunt
1 5 (8.77%) gulp
2 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 3 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.26%) webpack
4 2 (3.51%) JIRA
4 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.75%) Selenium
5 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (21.05%) Marketing
2 7 (12.28%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Advertising
4 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 3 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.51%) Publishing
6 1 (1.75%) Automotive
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Law
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (12.28%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Angular Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) CMS Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.51%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.51%) Test Manager
7 1 (1.75%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) CSS
1 25 (43.86%) HTML
2 13 (22.81%) .NET
3 11 (19.30%) AngularJS
4 8 (14.04%) Node.js
5 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
5 7 (12.28%) HTML5
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 6 (10.53%) CSS3
6 6 (10.53%) Sass
6 6 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (10.53%) Web Services
6 6 (10.53%) XML
7 5 (8.77%) Angular 2
7 5 (8.77%) jQuery
7 5 (8.77%) JSON
7 5 (8.77%) React
8 4 (7.02%) Ajax
8 4 (7.02%) JSR 170
8 4 (7.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) User Experience
2 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.51%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Blog
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Unix
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Solaris
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) Content Management
3 14 (24.56%) Front End Development
4 9 (15.79%) TDD
4 9 (15.79%) Technical Leadership
5 8 (14.04%) Web Development
6 7 (12.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (12.28%) Project Management
6 7 (12.28%) SDLC
6 7 (12.28%) SEO
7 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.53%) CRM
7 6 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 6 (10.53%) Scrum
7 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.77%) Analytics
8 5 (8.77%) Change Management
8 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.77%) User Stories
8 5 (8.77%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
2 10 (17.54%) C#
3 9 (15.79%) Java
4 5 (8.77%) SQL
5 3 (5.26%) ES6
5 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.51%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) ES7
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) GDPR
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Adobe
2 5 (8.77%) Sitecore
3 4 (7.02%) Google
4 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Facebook
6 1 (1.75%) FatWire
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Pega
6 1 (1.75%) Perforce
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.75%) Snow
6 1 (1.75%) Sony
6 1 (1.75%) Twitter