Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 168 184
Rank change year-on-year +49 +16 -27
Contract jobs citing CMS 70 91 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.51% 1.35% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.29% 7.36% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 68 53
City of London median daily rate £475 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +21.88% -3.03%
10th Percentile £319 £291 £270
90th Percentile £616 £845 £574
Central London median daily rate £463 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £12.50
Central London median hourly rate £32.53 - £12.50

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 680 1,237 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.67% 18.30% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 949 850
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £291 £281 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £496
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.85% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 9
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.76% +4.38% +5.26%
10th Percentile £19.60 £13.00 £11.54
90th Percentile £26.40 £46.88 £27.50
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £19.13 £19.35
% change year-on-year +41.18% -1.16% +1.84%

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 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 - 4 £550 -
CMS
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 39 (55.71%) HTML
2 37 (52.86%) CSS
3 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 33 (47.14%) Content Management
5 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (24.29%) User Experience
7 15 (21.43%) Marketing
8 14 (20.00%) .NET
8 14 (20.00%) C#
8 14 (20.00%) Front End Development
9 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (17.14%) Java
9 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
9 12 (17.14%) MVC
10 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
11 10 (14.29%) Umbraco
11 10 (14.29%) Adobe
11 10 (14.29%) CRM
11 10 (14.29%) QA
11 10 (14.29%) Finance
11 10 (14.29%) Scrum
12 9 (12.86%) Degree
12 9 (12.86%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (12.86%) Sitecore
12 9 (12.86%) Azure
12 9 (12.86%) HTML5
12 9 (12.86%) Analytics
12 9 (12.86%) npm
13 8 (11.43%) Sass
13 8 (11.43%) React

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 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 9 (12.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (11.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (10.00%) IIS
5 6 (8.57%) Drupal
6 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.86%) WordPress
8 1 (1.43%) Apache
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.43%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.43%) Headless CMS
8 1 (1.43%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Sketch
2 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.29%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe XD
3 2 (2.86%) InVision
3 2 (2.86%) Lectora
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.43%) Magento
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FS
2 1 (1.43%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Azure
1 9 (12.86%) npm
2 5 (7.14%) PaaS
3 3 (4.29%) AWS
4 1 (1.43%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.43%) GitHub
4 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.43%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.43%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) DNS
1 1 (1.43%) FTP
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
1 1 (1.43%) SMTP
1 1 (1.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) gulp
2 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.00%) JIRA
2 7 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.14%) Grunt
4 2 (2.86%) Babel
4 2 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.86%) Firebug
4 2 (2.86%) webpack
5 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.43%) git-flow
5 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (21.43%) Marketing
2 10 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Games
4 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.86%) Publishing
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (10.00%) Architect
2 7 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 6 (8.57%) Technical Architect
4 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.71%) React Developer
5 4 (5.71%) UI Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Data Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Product Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.86%) HTML Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.86%) PHP Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Developer
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (55.71%) HTML
2 37 (52.86%) CSS
3 14 (20.00%) .NET
4 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
5 9 (12.86%) HTML5
6 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
6 8 (11.43%) React
6 8 (11.43%) Sass
7 7 (10.00%) Web Services
8 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.57%) CSS3
9 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.14%) jQuery
9 5 (7.14%) JSR 170
9 5 (7.14%) Node.js
9 5 (7.14%) OSGi
9 5 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.71%) RESTful
11 3 (4.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) User Experience
2 6 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.86%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) W3C
4 2 (2.86%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.43%) Social Media
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Content Management
2 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
4 12 (17.14%) MVC
5 10 (14.29%) CRM
5 10 (14.29%) Scrum
6 9 (12.86%) Analytics
7 8 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (10.00%) SEO
8 7 (10.00%) TDD
8 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Web Development
9 6 (8.57%) User Stories
9 6 (8.57%) Wireframes
10 5 (7.14%) Presales
10 5 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.00%) C#
3 12 (17.14%) Java
4 7 (10.00%) PHP
4 7 (10.00%) SQL
5 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.29%) Ruby
7 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.86%) ES7
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) ABAP
8 1 (1.43%) ES6
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (7.14%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) QA
2 5 (7.14%) WCAG
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) Varnish
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Adobe
2 9 (12.86%) Sitecore
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) Apple
4 2 (2.86%) Avaya
5 1 (1.43%) Adyen
5 1 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) Informatica
5 1 (1.43%) PayPal
5 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.43%) SAP