Period
to 14 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 186 165
Rank change year-on-year +27 -21 -49
Contract jobs citing CMS 94 66 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.33% 0.92% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.50% 6.38% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 42 70
City of London median daily rate £441 £388 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.81% -2.82% +2.90%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £262
90th Percentile £588 £586 £526
Central London median daily rate £446 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +14.97% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £24.08 £12.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.64% -34.21% -
Central London median hourly rate £24.08 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +92.64% -34.21% -

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 1,254 1,035 1,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.75% 14.49% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 811 926
City of London median daily rate £515 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £301
90th Percentile £663 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £493 £450
% change year-on-year +1.52% +9.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 8 17
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.53% +5.67%
10th Percentile £13.20 £10.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.10 £27.50 £55.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.85 £16.15
% change year-on-year +12.04% +10.53% -8.96%

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 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018, 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 42 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.17%) Finance
3 30 (31.91%) TDD
4 28 (29.79%) HTML
5 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
6 24 (25.53%) PHP
7 23 (24.47%) CSS
7 23 (24.47%) User Experience
8 22 (23.40%) Content Management
9 21 (22.34%) Web Development
9 21 (22.34%) MVC
10 17 (18.09%) LAMP
10 17 (18.09%) Drupal
11 16 (17.02%) Degree
11 16 (17.02%) Java
12 15 (15.96%) SEO
12 15 (15.96%) Laravel
12 15 (15.96%) Mobile App
13 13 (13.83%) HTML5
13 13 (13.83%) Publishing
13 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
13 13 (13.83%) WordPress
14 12 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (12.77%) Marketing
14 12 (12.77%) Computer Science
14 12 (12.77%) Computer Science Degree
15 11 (11.70%) BDD
15 11 (11.70%) Data Visualisation
15 11 (11.70%) JIRA
15 11 (11.70%) jQuery

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 17 (18.09%) Drupal
2 13 (13.83%) WordPress
3 9 (9.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (4.26%) Umbraco
7 3 (3.19%) Alfresco
7 3 (3.19%) Documentum
7 3 (3.19%) FileNet
7 3 (3.19%) OnBase
8 2 (2.13%) Confluence
9 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.06%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.06%) IIS
9 1 (1.06%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.06%) Magnolia
9 1 (1.06%) Moodle
9 1 (1.06%) Sitefinity
9 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Snapchat
3 1 (1.06%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.06%) Camtasia
3 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Magento
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.06%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.06%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) GitHub
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.06%) IaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.06%) Office 365
4 1 (1.06%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.06%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) SaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.06%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (6.38%) ISDN
1 6 (6.38%) MPLS
1 6 (6.38%) Network Security
1 6 (6.38%) Wireless
2 4 (4.26%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.19%) LAN
3 3 (3.19%) WAN
4 2 (2.13%) Firewall
4 2 (2.13%) Internet
4 2 (2.13%) WLAN
5 1 (1.06%) DHCP
5 1 (1.06%) FTP
5 1 (1.06%) HTTP
5 1 (1.06%) SMS
5 1 (1.06%) SMTP
5 1 (1.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) JIRA
2 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.26%) GitLab
3 4 (4.26%) gulp
3 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.26%) Webistrano
4 2 (2.13%) Gradle
4 2 (2.13%) Selenium
4 2 (2.13%) Xcode
5 1 (1.06%) Appium
5 1 (1.06%) Applitools
5 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.06%) Grunt
5 1 (1.06%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.06%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (36.17%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Publishing
3 12 (12.77%) Marketing
4 11 (11.70%) Back Office
4 11 (11.70%) Law
5 6 (6.38%) Banking
5 6 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (4.26%) Multimedia
7 3 (3.19%) Advertising
7 3 (3.19%) Front Office
7 3 (3.19%) Legal
8 2 (2.13%) Games
9 1 (1.06%) Digital Economy
9 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (48.94%) Developer
2 12 (12.77%) PHP Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.32%) HTML Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Content Editor
8 4 (4.26%) Content Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Network Security Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) Security Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.79%) HTML
2 23 (24.47%) CSS
3 17 (18.09%) LAMP
4 15 (15.96%) Laravel
5 13 (13.83%) HTML5
6 11 (11.70%) .NET
6 11 (11.70%) jQuery
7 10 (10.64%) React
7 10 (10.64%) Symfony
8 9 (9.57%) Web Services
8 9 (9.57%) XMPP
9 7 (7.45%) AngularJS
9 7 (7.45%) REST
9 7 (7.45%) Spring
9 7 (7.45%) Spring MVC
10 6 (6.38%) Ajax
10 6 (6.38%) Spring Batch
10 6 (6.38%) Spring Boot
10 6 (6.38%) Spring Security
11 5 (5.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.47%) User Experience
2 15 (15.96%) Mobile App
3 12 (12.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.19%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.13%) Photography
6 2 (2.13%) Social Media
7 1 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.06%) CMDB
7 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.06%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.19%) Android
3 3 (3.19%) Unix
4 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.13%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.91%) TDD
3 22 (23.40%) Content Management
4 21 (22.34%) MVC
4 21 (22.34%) Web Development
5 15 (15.96%) SEO
6 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
7 12 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.70%) BDD
8 11 (11.70%) Data Visualisation
8 11 (11.70%) Migration
8 11 (11.70%) Visualisation
9 10 (10.64%) Kanban
9 10 (10.64%) Scrum
10 9 (9.57%) Analytics
10 9 (9.57%) OOP
11 8 (8.51%) OO
12 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.45%) Project Management
12 7 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
2 24 (25.53%) PHP
3 16 (17.02%) Java
4 9 (9.57%) C#
5 7 (7.45%) C++
6 6 (6.38%) Java 8
7 3 (3.19%) ES6
7 3 (3.19%) Python
7 3 (3.19%) SQL
8 2 (2.13%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.06%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.06%) C
9 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Degree
2 12 (12.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.38%) CCNP
3 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.06%) IIBA
5 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SEPA
2 1 (1.06%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.06%) Docker
3 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) vSphere
3 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (6.38%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (4.26%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.06%) Nagios
3 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Adobe
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
1 9 (9.57%) Sitecore
2 6 (6.38%) Blue Coat
2 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
2 6 (6.38%) Cisco
2 6 (6.38%) Escenic
2 6 (6.38%) F5
2 6 (6.38%) Meraki
2 6 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle
4 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.19%) Hyland
5 3 (3.19%) IBM
5 3 (3.19%) OpenText
6 2 (2.13%) Google
6 2 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (1.06%) Citrix
7 1 (1.06%) SAP