Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 188 156
Rank change year-on-year +34 -32 -41
Contract jobs citing CMS 95 62 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.40% 0.88% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.57% 6.10% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 44 67
City of London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £248 £232 £263
90th Percentile £720 £575 £580
Central London median daily rate £466 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +16.56% -2.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
City of London median hourly rate - £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.88% -70.91%
Central London median hourly rate - £12.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -21.88% -70.91%

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 1,255 1,016 1,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.45% 14.38% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 816 905
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £275 £279 £313
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £498 £463
% change year-on-year +5.53% +7.57% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 12
City of London median hourly rate £20.88 £17.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.95% -6.05% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.88 £11.43
90th Percentile £25.50 £27.50 £56.68
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.85 £18.73
% change year-on-year +7.84% -4.67% +4.03%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019, 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 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.58%) HTML
3 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
4 28 (29.47%) TDD
4 28 (29.47%) User Experience
5 26 (27.37%) Content Management
5 26 (27.37%) CSS
5 26 (27.37%) Finance
6 23 (24.21%) PHP
7 19 (20.00%) MVC
7 19 (20.00%) SEO
7 19 (20.00%) Web Development
8 18 (18.95%) Java
9 17 (17.89%) Drupal
10 15 (15.79%) WordPress
10 15 (15.79%) Degree
10 15 (15.79%) HTML5
11 14 (14.74%) Marketing
11 14 (14.74%) jQuery
12 13 (13.68%) BDD
12 13 (13.68%) Mobile App
13 12 (12.63%) LAMP
14 11 (11.58%) Project Management
14 11 (11.58%) Publishing
14 11 (11.58%) Law
14 11 (11.58%) Unit Testing
14 11 (11.58%) Kanban
14 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (11.58%) Symfony
14 11 (11.58%) Scrum

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 (17.89%) Drupal
2 15 (15.79%) WordPress
3 11 (11.58%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (6.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.16%) Alfresco
5 3 (3.16%) Documentum
5 3 (3.16%) FileNet
5 3 (3.16%) OnBase
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.11%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.05%) Confluence
7 1 (1.05%) IIS
7 1 (1.05%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.05%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.05%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.11%) Snapchat
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.05%) InDesign
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.05%) Magento
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.05%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.26%) GitHub
3 3 (3.16%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.05%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.05%) IaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.05%) npm
4 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.05%) PaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Route 53
4 1 (1.05%) SaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.05%) Serverless
4 1 (1.05%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (6.32%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (6.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (6.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (6.32%) ISDN
1 6 (6.32%) MPLS
1 6 (6.32%) Network Security
1 6 (6.32%) Wireless
2 4 (4.21%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.16%) LAN
3 3 (3.16%) WAN
4 2 (2.11%) Internet
4 2 (2.11%) WLAN
5 1 (1.05%) DHCP
5 1 (1.05%) DNS
5 1 (1.05%) Firewall
5 1 (1.05%) FTP
5 1 (1.05%) HTTP
5 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.05%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) MySQL
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.53%) JIRA
3 6 (6.32%) gulp
4 4 (4.21%) GitLab
4 4 (4.21%) Webistrano
5 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.16%) Selenium
6 2 (2.11%) Bower
6 2 (2.11%) Gradle
6 2 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.11%) Xcode
7 1 (1.05%) Appium
7 1 (1.05%) Applitools
7 1 (1.05%) git-flow
7 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.05%) PostCSS
7 1 (1.05%) Protractor
7 1 (1.05%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (1.05%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (27.37%) Finance
2 14 (14.74%) Marketing
3 11 (11.58%) Law
3 11 (11.58%) Publishing
4 9 (9.47%) Banking
5 7 (7.37%) Back Office
6 6 (6.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (5.26%) Front Office
8 4 (4.21%) Multimedia
9 3 (3.16%) Advertising
9 3 (3.16%) Legal
10 2 (2.11%) Games
10 2 (2.11%) Retail
11 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (43.16%) Developer
2 12 (12.63%) Analyst
3 10 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 9 (9.47%) PHP Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (8.42%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.32%) HTML Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Content Manager
7 5 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Web Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Network Security Specialist
8 4 (4.21%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.21%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Security Specialist
8 4 (4.21%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.58%) HTML
2 26 (27.37%) CSS
3 15 (15.79%) HTML5
4 14 (14.74%) jQuery
5 12 (12.63%) LAMP
6 11 (11.58%) Laravel
6 11 (11.58%) Symfony
7 10 (10.53%) REST
8 9 (9.47%) React
8 9 (9.47%) Spring
8 9 (9.47%) XMPP
9 8 (8.42%) .NET
9 8 (8.42%) Sass
9 8 (8.42%) Spring MVC
9 8 (8.42%) Web Services
10 7 (7.37%) Ajax
10 7 (7.37%) CSS3
10 7 (7.37%) Spring Boot
11 6 (6.32%) Spring Batch
11 6 (6.32%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.47%) User Experience
2 13 (13.68%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.16%) Photography
4 3 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.16%) Social Media
5 2 (2.11%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.11%) CUDA
5 2 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.11%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.11%) iPad
5 2 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.05%) CMDB
6 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) Linux
2 4 (4.21%) Android
2 4 (4.21%) Windows
3 3 (3.16%) Unix
4 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.47%) TDD
3 26 (27.37%) Content Management
4 19 (20.00%) MVC
4 19 (20.00%) SEO
4 19 (20.00%) Web Development
5 13 (13.68%) BDD
6 11 (11.58%) Analytics
6 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.58%) Kanban
6 11 (11.58%) Project Management
6 11 (11.58%) Scrum
6 11 (11.58%) Unit Testing
7 9 (9.47%) Migration
7 9 (9.47%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
9 7 (7.37%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.37%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
2 23 (24.21%) PHP
3 18 (18.95%) Java
4 9 (9.47%) C++
5 7 (7.37%) C#
5 7 (7.37%) SQL
6 6 (6.32%) Java 8
7 4 (4.21%) Python
8 2 (2.11%) ES6
8 2 (2.11%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.11%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.05%) C
9 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Degree
2 7 (7.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.32%) CCNP
3 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.05%) APMP
5 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.05%) IIBA
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.05%) MBA
5 1 (1.05%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.05%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SEPA
2 1 (1.05%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.05%) Docker
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) vSphere
3 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (6.32%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (4.21%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.05%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.05%) Nagios
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Sitecore
2 9 (9.47%) Adobe
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle
3 7 (7.37%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (6.32%) Blue Coat
4 6 (6.32%) CheckPoint
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco
4 6 (6.32%) Escenic
4 6 (6.32%) F5
4 6 (6.32%) Meraki
4 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.16%) Google
6 3 (3.16%) Hyland
6 3 (3.16%) IBM
6 3 (3.16%) OpenText
7 2 (2.11%) NVIDIA
7 2 (2.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.11%) VMware
8 1 (1.05%) Optimizely