Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 176 166
Rank change year-on-year +58 -10 +21
Contract jobs citing CMS 15 64 87
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.67% 0.99% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.02% 5.65% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 50 63
Median daily rate £275 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.59% +14.71% -2.86%
10th Percentile £175 £308 £203
90th Percentile £537 £840 £585
Central London median daily rate £275 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -42.11% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £12.98 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.44% -8.57%
Central London median hourly rate £32.53 £12.98 £32.00
% change year-on-year +150.58% -59.44% -8.57%

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 299 1,133 1,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.42% 17.44% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 878 882
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +4.95% +0.55%
10th Percentile £325 £307 £300
90th Percentile £650 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 27
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.83 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.03% -1.98% -9.57%
10th Percentile £23.00 £14.11 £14.33
90th Percentile £49.80 £59.10 £37.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +67.34% +4.58% +6.10%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CMS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for CMS in the City of London

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CMS in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CMS in the City of London

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMS in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for CMS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Sass
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 3 (20.00%) Flow Trading
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Workshop Facilitation
4 2 (13.33%) Project Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (13.33%) Docker
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) .NET

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 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) NuGet
1 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.67%) FishEye
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Front Office
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Avaya Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Qualitative Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Quantitative Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya Voice Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Content Editor
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) Sass
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Analytics
1 3 (20.00%) Flow Trading
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Requirements Gathering
1 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Content Management
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (13.33%) Project Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Workshop Facilitation
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Groovy
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (13.33%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Avaya
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) SaltStack
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase