Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 159 117
Rank change year-on-year -16 -42 -11
Contract jobs citing CMS 73 72 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 1.17% 1.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.48% 6.67% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 50 80
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +12.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £283 £263 £299
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -36.36% +61.44%
10th Percentile £31.00 £32.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £33.00 £37.50 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% -36.36% +4.76%

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 1,126 1,080 1,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.25% 17.54% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 825 761
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £308 £270 £283
90th Percentile £644 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £473 £438
% change year-on-year +5.82% +8.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 17
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +57.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £16.39 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.30 £92.25 £40.35
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £26.17 £19.00
% change year-on-year -23.57% +37.72% +6.65%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) Finance
3 22 (30.14%) HTML
3 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
3 22 (30.14%) .NET
4 20 (27.40%) Sitecore CMS
4 20 (27.40%) Sitecore
5 19 (26.03%) C#
5 19 (26.03%) CSS
6 18 (24.66%) Content Management
7 15 (20.55%) AngularJS
8 14 (19.18%) Marketing
8 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
9 12 (16.44%) Project Management
9 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
10 11 (15.07%) HTML5
11 10 (13.70%) Umbraco
11 10 (13.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (12.33%) CSS3
12 9 (12.33%) User Experience
12 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (12.33%) jQuery
12 9 (12.33%) TDD
12 9 (12.33%) Adobe
12 9 (12.33%) Java
13 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (9.59%) JIRA
14 7 (9.59%) Banking
14 7 (9.59%) Linux

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 20 (27.40%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (13.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (13.70%) Umbraco
3 6 (8.22%) Drupal
4 3 (4.11%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.11%) EPiServer
4 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.74%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.37%) HipChat
3 1 (1.37%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Magento
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.37%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.37%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.11%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (4.11%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.11%) Office 365
3 3 (4.11%) SaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.74%) GitHub
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.37%) Datadog
5 1 (1.37%) G Suite
5 1 (1.37%) IaaS
5 1 (1.37%) PaaS
5 1 (1.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Skype
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) SMS
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) HTTP
3 1 (1.37%) Intranet
3 1 (1.37%) SMTP
3 1 (1.37%) SNMP
3 1 (1.37%) SSH
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.11%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.59%) JIRA
3 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.74%) JUnit
4 2 (2.74%) Maven
4 2 (2.74%) Mockito
4 2 (2.74%) Subversion
4 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.37%) Calabash
5 1 (1.37%) Capybara
5 1 (1.37%) MSTest
5 1 (1.37%) NUnit
5 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) WATIR
5 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (32.88%) Finance
2 14 (19.18%) Marketing
3 7 (9.59%) Banking
4 6 (8.22%) Retail
5 5 (6.85%) Publishing
6 2 (2.74%) Advertising
6 2 (2.74%) Cantonese Language
6 2 (2.74%) French Language
6 2 (2.74%) German Language
6 2 (2.74%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.74%) Japanese Language
6 2 (2.74%) Law
6 2 (2.74%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (2.74%) Russian Language
6 2 (2.74%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.37%) Back Office
7 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.37%) Games
7 1 (1.37%) Hindi Language
7 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) .NET Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Business Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.22%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.22%) HTML Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Azure Developer
5 5 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (6.85%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (4.11%) .NET Architect
7 3 (4.11%) .NET Technical Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Avaya Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.14%) .NET
1 22 (30.14%) HTML
2 19 (26.03%) CSS
3 15 (20.55%) AngularJS
4 11 (15.07%) HTML5
5 9 (12.33%) CSS3
5 9 (12.33%) jQuery
6 6 (8.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (6.85%) React
8 4 (5.48%) Web Services
9 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.11%) Ajax
9 3 (4.11%) Angular 2
9 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.11%) Middleware
10 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.74%) JSON
10 2 (2.74%) JSR 170
10 2 (2.74%) Node.js
10 2 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) User Experience
2 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.11%) Fintech
3 3 (4.11%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.74%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.37%) Equities
5 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.74%) Unix
2 2 (2.74%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.66%) Content Management
3 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
4 12 (16.44%) Project Management
5 9 (12.33%) TDD
6 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (8.22%) OO
8 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.85%) Analytics
9 5 (6.85%) B2B
9 5 (6.85%) B2C
9 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.85%) CRM
9 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
9 5 (6.85%) Migration
9 5 (6.85%) Prototyping
9 5 (6.85%) SDLC
9 5 (6.85%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
2 19 (26.03%) C#
3 9 (12.33%) Java
4 5 (6.85%) PHP
5 4 (5.48%) C
5 4 (5.48%) Ruby
6 3 (4.11%) SQL
6 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.74%) ES6
7 2 (2.74%) Python
8 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.37%) Java 8
8 1 (1.37%) Perl
8 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.74%) PMP
3 1 (1.37%) CBAP
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) SEPA
2 3 (4.11%) TARGET2
3 2 (2.74%) PSD2
4 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.37%) Ansible
2 1 (1.37%) Nagios
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Pingdom
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Sitecore
2 9 (12.33%) Adobe
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco
4 4 (5.48%) Google
4 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.11%) Avaya
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle
5 3 (4.11%) Sonus
6 1 (1.37%) ATG
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
6 1 (1.37%) Demandware
6 1 (1.37%) HubSpot
6 1 (1.37%) Marketo
6 1 (1.37%) Okta
6 1 (1.37%) Perforce
6 1 (1.37%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Screaming Frog
6 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.37%) Temenos