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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 9 August 2022 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
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 150 131 120
Rank change year-on-year -19 -11 +64
Contract jobs citing CMS 43 30 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 0.87% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.10% 7.35% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 5
10th Percentile £415 £333 £175
25th Percentile £480 £425 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £275
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +72.73% -43.59%
75th Percentile £650 £550 £480
90th Percentile £713 £705 £537
Central London median daily rate £553 £475 £275
% change year-on-year +16.32% +72.73% -42.86%

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 531 408 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.79% 11.81% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 283 187
10th Percentile £276 £313 £320
25th Percentile £445 £425 £422
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £546 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.05% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £619 £588
90th Percentile £750 £688 £643
Central London median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
10th Percentile £25.36 £22.00 £19.35
25th Percentile £25.52 £23.50 £25.88
Median hourly rate £26.42 £27.00 £37.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.15% -28.00% +83.69%
75th Percentile £27.40 £30.50 £47.88
90th Percentile £27.61 £32.00 £53.65
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year +20.45% -34.86% +62.15%

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 9 August 2022.

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

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the City of London region over the 6 months to 9 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Moorgate - 5 £565 -
CMS
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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 19 (44.19%) Content Management
2 16 (37.21%) HTML
3 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.23%) Agile
5 11 (25.58%) DevOps
6 10 (23.26%) Project Management
7 9 (20.93%) Finance
7 9 (20.93%) Social Skills
8 8 (18.60%) Asset Management
8 8 (18.60%) SQL
8 8 (18.60%) CSS
8 8 (18.60%) User Experience
8 8 (18.60%) HTML5
8 8 (18.60%) Node.js
9 7 (16.28%) Azure
9 7 (16.28%) React
9 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (13.95%) Linux
10 6 (13.95%) Migration
10 6 (13.95%) SEO
10 6 (13.95%) Marketing
10 6 (13.95%) JIRA
10 6 (13.95%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (11.63%) Contentstack
11 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (11.63%) Publishing
11 5 (11.63%) .NET
11 5 (11.63%) Oracle
11 5 (11.63%) 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 4 (9.30%) Drupal
1 4 (9.30%) Headless CMS
2 3 (6.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (6.98%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) Movable Type
4 1 (2.33%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Workfront
2 2 (4.65%) WebTrends
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Azure
2 5 (11.63%) Contentstack
3 4 (9.30%) GitHub
4 3 (6.98%) AWS
4 3 (6.98%) GCP
5 2 (4.65%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (4.65%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) Contentful
5 2 (4.65%) Google Analytics
5 2 (4.65%) Heroku
5 2 (4.65%) PaaS
6 1 (2.33%) Azure AKS
6 1 (2.33%) Azure Functions
6 1 (2.33%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (2.33%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (2.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.33%) GitHub Actions
6 1 (2.33%) Serverless
6 1 (2.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
1 3 (6.98%) Intranet
1 3 (6.98%) VoIP
1 3 (6.98%) WebEx
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) H.323
2 2 (4.65%) SCCP
3 1 (2.33%) ISDN
3 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.33%) MGCP
3 1 (2.33%) PSTN
3 1 (2.33%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Metadata
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) Power BI
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.33%) Crucible
4 1 (2.33%) FishEye
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
1 9 (20.93%) Social Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Marketing
2 6 (13.95%) Presentation Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Publishing
4 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Billing
5 2 (4.65%) German Language
6 1 (2.33%) Advertising
6 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 5 (11.63%) Content Editor
2 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Architect
3 4 (9.30%) CMS Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Web Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Web Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Digital Architect
4 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Web Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) HTML
2 8 (18.60%) CSS
2 8 (18.60%) HTML5
2 8 (18.60%) Node.js
3 7 (16.28%) React
4 5 (11.63%) .NET
4 5 (11.63%) jQuery
5 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.30%) GraphQL
5 4 (9.30%) REST
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.98%) JSON
6 3 (6.98%) Next.js
6 3 (6.98%) Redux
6 3 (6.98%) Web Services
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Core
7 2 (4.65%) Ajax
7 2 (4.65%) Java EE
7 2 (4.65%) Spring
7 2 (4.65%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing Technology
3 2 (4.65%) Social Media
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.33%) IoT
4 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Content Management
2 13 (30.23%) Agile
3 11 (25.58%) DevOps
4 10 (23.26%) Project Management
5 8 (18.60%) Asset Management
6 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 6 (13.95%) SEO
7 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.30%) Analytics
8 4 (9.30%) BDD
8 4 (9.30%) Change Management
8 4 (9.30%) CRM
8 4 (9.30%) Full Stack Development
8 4 (9.30%) Machine Learning
8 4 (9.30%) MVC
8 4 (9.30%) TDD
8 4 (9.30%) Web Design
9 3 (6.98%) Use Case
9 3 (6.98%) UX Design
9 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) PHP
4 3 (6.98%) Bash
4 3 (6.98%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) Groovy
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
1 1 (2.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Accessibility
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Adobe
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) Google
3 3 (6.98%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.65%) FatWire
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.33%) Databricks
5 1 (2.33%) Facebook
5 1 (2.33%) Red Box
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) Screaming Frog
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase