Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 191 148
Rank change year-on-year +22 -43 -39
Contract jobs citing CMS 91 59 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 0.89% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.67% 5.77% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 33 81
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £312 £289
90th Percentile £585 £598 £538
Central London median daily rate £485 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% - -
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 1,187 1,023 1,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.92% 15.44% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 751 894
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.04% +5.00%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £291
90th Percentile £675 £675 £629
Central London median daily rate £500 £493 £450
% change year-on-year +1.52% +9.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 7 19
City of London median hourly rate £20.63 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.32% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £14.11 £11.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.68 £74.00 £26.25
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.45
% change year-on-year +6.95% +1.36% +8.53%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 41 (45.05%) Finance
2 37 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.37%) Content Management
4 23 (25.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 23 (25.27%) Sitecore
4 23 (25.27%) HTML
5 21 (23.08%) .NET
6 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
7 18 (19.78%) CSS
8 16 (17.58%) C#
8 16 (17.58%) TDD
8 16 (17.58%) MVC
9 15 (16.48%) AngularJS
9 15 (16.48%) User Experience
10 14 (15.38%) LAMP
10 14 (15.38%) Degree
11 13 (14.29%) Web Development
11 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (13.19%) Umbraco
12 12 (13.19%) Marketing
12 12 (13.19%) PHP
12 12 (13.19%) Linux
13 11 (12.09%) Migration
13 11 (12.09%) Git (software)
14 10 (10.99%) Unit Testing
14 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (10.99%) HTML5
14 10 (10.99%) Computer Science
14 10 (10.99%) Java
14 10 (10.99%) Microsoft

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 23 (25.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (13.19%) Umbraco
3 8 (8.79%) Drupal
4 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.30%) EPiServer
6 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.30%) WordPress
7 2 (2.20%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.20%) Confluence
8 1 (1.10%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.10%) Documentum
8 1 (1.10%) FileNet
8 1 (1.10%) IIS
8 1 (1.10%) Moodle
8 1 (1.10%) OnBase
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.10%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.10%) Camtasia
3 1 (1.10%) HipChat
3 1 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.10%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.49%) GitHub
4 4 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (3.30%) Office 365
5 3 (3.30%) SaaS
6 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.10%) Datadog
7 1 (1.10%) G Suite
7 1 (1.10%) IaaS
7 1 (1.10%) PaaS
7 1 (1.10%) Slack
7 1 (1.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Firewall
2 3 (3.30%) Skype
2 3 (3.30%) SMS
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) SMTP
3 1 (1.10%) SNMP
3 1 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.40%) MySQL
2 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.69%) JIRA
3 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.10%) Calabash
5 1 (1.10%) Capybara
5 1 (1.10%) GitLab
5 1 (1.10%) gulp
5 1 (1.10%) Selenium
5 1 (1.10%) WATIR
5 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.10%) Webistrano
General
1 41 (45.05%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Marketing
3 9 (9.89%) Back Office
4 8 (8.79%) Law
4 8 (8.79%) Publishing
5 6 (6.59%) Banking
6 5 (5.49%) Retail
7 3 (3.30%) Advertising
7 3 (3.30%) Legal
7 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.20%) Cantonese Language
8 2 (2.20%) French Language
8 2 (2.20%) German Language
8 2 (2.20%) Italian Language
8 2 (2.20%) Japanese Language
8 2 (2.20%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (2.20%) Russian Language
8 2 (2.20%) Spanish Language
9 1 (1.10%) Digital Economy
9 1 (1.10%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 38 (41.76%) Developer
2 12 (13.19%) Analyst
3 9 (9.89%) Business Analyst
3 9 (9.89%) PHP Developer
4 8 (8.79%) .NET Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Azure Developer
6 5 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Content Editor
6 5 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.49%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (5.49%) HTML Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Web Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.27%) HTML
2 21 (23.08%) .NET
3 18 (19.78%) CSS
4 15 (16.48%) AngularJS
5 14 (15.38%) LAMP
6 10 (10.99%) HTML5
6 10 (10.99%) Laravel
7 8 (8.79%) jQuery
8 7 (7.69%) CSS3
8 7 (7.69%) Web Services
9 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.59%) React
9 6 (6.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (4.40%) Angular 2
10 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (3.30%) OSGi
11 3 (3.30%) REST
11 3 (3.30%) Spring Batch
11 3 (3.30%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) User Experience
2 10 (10.99%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.99%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.30%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.20%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.20%) Fintech
5 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.20%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) Equities
6 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.10%) NHS
6 1 (1.10%) Social Media
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.10%) Unix
3 1 (1.10%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.37%) Content Management
3 16 (17.58%) MVC
3 16 (17.58%) TDD
4 13 (14.29%) Web Development
5 11 (12.09%) Migration
6 10 (10.99%) Unit Testing
7 9 (9.89%) Data Visualisation
7 9 (9.89%) Project Management
7 9 (9.89%) Visualisation
8 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.59%) Analytics
9 6 (6.59%) CRM
9 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.59%) Wireframes
10 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.49%) OO
10 5 (5.49%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.58%) C#
3 12 (13.19%) PHP
4 10 (10.99%) Java
5 4 (4.40%) ES6
5 4 (4.40%) Ruby
6 3 (3.30%) C
6 3 (3.30%) Java 8
7 2 (2.20%) Python
8 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.10%) Perl
8 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Degree
2 10 (10.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.20%) PMP
4 1 (1.10%) CBAP
4 1 (1.10%) IIBA
4 1 (1.10%) ISEB
4 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.10%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) PSD2
2 2 (2.20%) SEPA
2 2 (2.20%) TARGET2
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) vSphere
2 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (3.30%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.20%) Nagios
3 1 (1.10%) Ansible
3 1 (1.10%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.10%) Pingdom
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Sitecore
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.79%) Adobe
4 7 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.30%) Avaya
6 3 (3.30%) Cisco
6 3 (3.30%) Escenic
6 3 (3.30%) Google
6 3 (3.30%) Sonus
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle
8 1 (1.10%) Citrix
8 1 (1.10%) Demandware
8 1 (1.10%) HubSpot
8 1 (1.10%) IBM
8 1 (1.10%) Marketo
8 1 (1.10%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) SAP
8 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.10%) Temenos