Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 139 110 169
Rank change year-on-year -29 +59 +8
Contract jobs citing CMS 17 34 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 1.18% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.19% 8.67% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 48
10th Percentile £305 £228 £317
25th Percentile £413 £355 £368
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £393 £485
Median % change year-on-year +40.13% -19.07% +13.58%
75th Percentile £600 £516 £675
90th Percentile £719 £593 £863
Central London median daily rate £550 £393 £475
% change year-on-year +40.13% -17.37% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.98
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £30.05 £12.98
% change year-on-year -53.41% +131.51% -59.44%

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 406 392 1,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.76% 13.59% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 277 870
10th Percentile £308 £343 £313
25th Percentile £436 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £619 £600 £588
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
10th Percentile " £17.85 £12.48
25th Percentile £31.00 £22.13 £18.63
Median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +28.00% +28.21% -2.50%
75th Percentile £33.00 £33.50 £33.75
90th Percentile " £47.90 £42.00
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +28.21% -2.50%

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 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021, 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 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Azure
2 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 5 (29.41%) Social Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (23.53%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) Legal
3 4 (23.53%) Content Management
4 3 (17.65%) Spring
4 3 (17.65%) Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Adobe
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
4 3 (17.65%) AWS
4 3 (17.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) Microservices
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
4 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (17.65%) Project Delivery

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 3 (17.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Moodle
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SugarCRM
2 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (17.65%) AWS
4 2 (11.76%) SaaS
4 2 (11.76%) Serverless
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (5.88%) Heroku
5 1 (5.88%) Power Platform
5 1 (5.88%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Gradle
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Cypress.io
3 1 (5.88%) gulp
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.88%) Storybook
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Social Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Legal
4 3 (17.65%) Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (5.88%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (5.88%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Delivery Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Lead Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Project Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Angular Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Product Owner
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) RESTful
2 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) Node.js
3 2 (11.76%) RAML
3 2 (11.76%) React
4 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) JSP
4 1 (5.88%) JSTL
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.88%) RxJS
4 1 (5.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) RIA
3 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Content Management
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
4 3 (17.65%) Microservices
4 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (17.65%) Project Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) API Design
5 2 (11.76%) API Development
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
5 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Product Backlog
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) B2B
6 1 (5.88%) B2C
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Adobe
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow