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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
London / City of London
Rank 112 89 95
Rank change year-on-year -23 +6  
Contract jobs citing CMS 39 62 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.31% 1.90% 1.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.95% 11.68% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 81
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £501 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £13.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +178.84% -31.57%  

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 561 531 815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.88% 16.24% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 394 602
Median daily rate £475 £440 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +5.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 20
Median hourly rate £28.67 £26.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +18.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.60 £14.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £24.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in the City of London

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.67%) JavaScript
3 28 (37.33%) CSS
4 26 (34.67%) HTML
4 26 (34.67%) Content Management
5 19 (25.33%) Marketing
5 19 (25.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 18 (24.00%) jQuery
7 16 (21.33%) Java
8 14 (18.67%) .NET
8 14 (18.67%) XML
9 13 (17.33%) Front End Development
10 12 (16.00%) HTML5
11 11 (14.67%) Adobe
11 11 (14.67%) Finance
12 10 (13.33%) Migration
12 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
12 10 (13.33%) CSS3
12 10 (13.33%) User Experience
13 9 (12.00%) RESTful
13 9 (12.00%) Scrum
13 9 (12.00%) Publishing
14 8 (10.67%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (10.67%) Sitecore
15 6 (8.00%) Drupal
15 6 (8.00%) JIRA
15 6 (8.00%) Analytics
15 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
15 6 (8.00%) Apache
15 6 (8.00%) PHP

CMS
Top Related 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 19 (25.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (10.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (8.00%) Apache
3 6 (8.00%) Drupal
4 5 (6.67%) Umbraco
5 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.00%) WordPress
7 2 (2.67%) Kentico
7 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.33%) Confluence
8 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.33%) IIS
8 1 (1.33%) Mule
8 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.67%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.67%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) Skype
2 2 (2.67%) SSL
2 2 (2.67%) Telepresence
2 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.67%) WebEx
3 1 (1.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) GIS
5 1 (1.33%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.33%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.33%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) JIRA
2 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.00%) Selenium
4 2 (2.67%) Maven
4 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.33%) JMeter
5 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.33%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.33%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.33%) RSpec
5 1 (1.33%) Sahi
5 1 (1.33%) TestNG
5 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.33%) Xcode
General
1 19 (25.33%) Marketing
2 11 (14.67%) Finance
3 9 (12.00%) Publishing
4 5 (6.67%) Advertising
4 5 (6.67%) Law
5 4 (5.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Games
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (54.67%) Developer
2 9 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (8.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (8.00%) Architect
3 6 (8.00%) CMS Developer
4 5 (6.67%) Analyst
4 5 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 5 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (4.00%) HTML Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Online Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Re-Platforming Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Re-Platforming Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) CSS
2 26 (34.67%) HTML
3 18 (24.00%) jQuery
4 14 (18.67%) .NET
4 14 (18.67%) XML
5 12 (16.00%) HTML5
6 10 (13.33%) CSS3
7 9 (12.00%) RESTful
8 5 (6.67%) Ajax
8 5 (6.67%) Apache Felix
8 5 (6.67%) Web Services
9 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.33%) XHTML
10 3 (4.00%) HTML5 Canvas
10 3 (4.00%) JSTL
10 3 (4.00%) REST
10 3 (4.00%) SignalR
10 3 (4.00%) Spring
10 3 (4.00%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) User Experience
2 3 (4.00%) Social Media
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) RIA
4 1 (1.33%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) CentOS
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) FreeBSD
3 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.67%) Content Management
3 13 (17.33%) Front End Development
4 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 10 (13.33%) Migration
5 9 (12.00%) Scrum
6 6 (8.00%) Analytics
6 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.00%) Re-Platforming
6 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 5 (6.67%) Marketing Automation
7 5 (6.67%) OOP
7 5 (6.67%) Project Management
7 5 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (6.67%) SEO
7 5 (6.67%) Single Customer View
8 4 (5.33%) MVC
8 4 (5.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (21.33%) Java
3 6 (8.00%) PHP
4 5 (6.67%) C#
4 5 (6.67%) Python
5 4 (5.33%) SQL
6 3 (4.00%) C
7 2 (2.67%) Scala
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.33%) SEPA
2 1 (1.33%) TARGET2
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
1 1 (1.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Adobe
2 8 (10.67%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.00%) Google
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.00%) OpenText
3 3 (4.00%) Perforce
3 3 (4.00%) RedDot
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco
4 2 (2.67%) Polycom
5 1 (1.33%) Facebook
5 1 (1.33%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) Tableau
5 1 (1.33%) Teradata
5 1 (1.33%) Twitter
5 1 (1.33%) Vertica
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