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 3 months to 27 June 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 113 95
Rank change year-on-year -20 -18  
Contract jobs citing CMS 31 50 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.94% 1.48% 1.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.11% 8.85% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 89
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £327 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £516 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year +0.86% -28.39%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 507 565 988
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.35% 16.68% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 438 744
Median daily rate £493 £445 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +9.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 22
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £22.00 £36.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Content Management
3 24 (34.78%) HTML
4 23 (33.33%) Marketing
5 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 18 (26.09%) CSS
7 17 (24.64%) .NET
7 17 (24.64%) Analytics
8 14 (20.29%) Front End Development
9 12 (17.39%) User Experience
9 12 (17.39%) HTML5
9 12 (17.39%) E-Commerce
10 11 (15.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (15.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (15.94%) Sitecore
11 10 (14.49%) jQuery
11 10 (14.49%) SQL
11 10 (14.49%) Java
11 10 (14.49%) C#
11 10 (14.49%) XML
12 9 (13.04%) Adobe
12 9 (13.04%) MVC
12 9 (13.04%) Finance
12 9 (13.04%) RESTful
12 9 (13.04%) CSS3
12 9 (13.04%) Marketing Automation
13 8 (11.59%) Publishing
13 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
14 7 (10.14%) SEO

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 11 (15.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 11 (15.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (10.14%) EPiServer
2 7 (10.14%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.35%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) Drupal
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.90%) WordPress
5 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.45%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.45%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.45%) SessionCam
2 1 (1.45%) Social Studio
2 1 (1.45%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.35%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.90%) PaaS
5 1 (1.45%) Basecamp
5 1 (1.45%) GitHub
5 1 (1.45%) Google Drive
5 1 (1.45%) Google Play
5 1 (1.45%) iTunes
5 1 (1.45%) MailChimp
5 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.45%) Slack
5 1 (1.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) HTTP
2 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.90%) Intranet
2 2 (2.90%) Skype
2 2 (2.90%) SSL
2 2 (2.90%) Telepresence
2 2 (2.90%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.90%) WebEx
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) Couchbase
2 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.90%) GIS
3 2 (2.90%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.45%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.45%) Mixpanel
4 1 (1.45%) QlikView
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) Squirro
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.14%) JIRA
2 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.80%) gulp
3 4 (5.80%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (5.80%) Selenium
3 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.35%) Bower
4 3 (4.35%) Mocha
4 3 (4.35%) Protractor
4 3 (4.35%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.45%) Grunt
5 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.45%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.45%) TestNG
5 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (33.33%) Marketing
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 8 (11.59%) Publishing
4 6 (8.70%) Advertising
5 5 (7.25%) Law
6 3 (4.35%) Banking
7 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.90%) Games
7 2 (2.90%) Retail
8 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Developer
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (5.80%) CMS Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Architect
7 3 (4.35%) CSS Developer
7 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce Manager
7 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.35%) HTML Developer
7 3 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Lead Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Online Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) HTML
2 18 (26.09%) CSS
3 17 (24.64%) .NET
4 12 (17.39%) HTML5
5 10 (14.49%) jQuery
5 10 (14.49%) XML
6 9 (13.04%) CSS3
6 9 (13.04%) RESTful
7 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.80%) Gherkin
9 4 (5.80%) HTML5 Canvas
9 4 (5.80%) Sass
9 4 (5.80%) SVG
9 4 (5.80%) Web Services
10 3 (4.35%) Backbone.js
10 3 (4.35%) D3.js
10 3 (4.35%) Ember.js
10 3 (4.35%) LESS
10 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) User Experience
2 5 (7.25%) Social Media
3 4 (5.80%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) CentOS
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Content Management
3 17 (24.64%) Analytics
4 14 (20.29%) Front End Development
5 12 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 9 (13.04%) Marketing Automation
6 9 (13.04%) MVC
7 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (10.14%) SEO
9 6 (8.70%) Migration
9 6 (8.70%) Refactoring
9 6 (8.70%) Re-Platforming
10 5 (7.25%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (7.25%) Identity Management
10 5 (7.25%) Project Management
10 5 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (7.25%) Single Customer View
10 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.25%) Workflow
11 4 (5.80%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.49%) C#
2 10 (14.49%) Java
2 10 (14.49%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) C
4 2 (2.90%) PHP
4 2 (2.90%) Python
4 2 (2.90%) Scala
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Sitecore
2 9 (13.04%) Adobe
3 4 (5.80%) Google
3 4 (5.80%) Marketo
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco
4 2 (2.90%) OpenText
4 2 (2.90%) Polycom
4 2 (2.90%) RedDot
4 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.90%) Splunk
5 1 (1.45%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.45%) Hootsuite
5 1 (1.45%) Omniture
5 1 (1.45%) Optimizely
5 1 (1.45%) Perforce
5 1 (1.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.45%) Tableau
5 1 (1.45%) Twitter
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EPAM Systems
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