Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 159 118
Rank change year-on-year -26 -41 -14
Contract jobs citing CMS 66 73 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.93% 1.19% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.43% 6.41% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 92
City of London median daily rate £408 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.21% +17.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £266 £263 £221
90th Percentile £574 £551 £536
Central London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
City of London median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.88% -70.91% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.60 £50.00
90th Percentile £13.75 £18.40 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -21.88% -70.91% -27.87%

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 1,027 1,139 1,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.55% 18.49% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 908 758
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.08% +9.88%
10th Percentile £278 £309 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £496 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.42% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 9
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.54 £13.00 £14.75
90th Percentile £27.50 £56.87 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.35 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.84% -2.56% +10.28%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 33 (50.00%) HTML
1 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (48.48%) CSS
3 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (34.85%) PHP
4 23 (34.85%) HTML5
5 22 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 21 (31.82%) jQuery
7 20 (30.30%) CSS3
8 18 (27.27%) Git (software)
8 18 (27.27%) .NET
8 18 (27.27%) Marketing
9 17 (25.76%) Content Management
9 17 (25.76%) Finance
10 16 (24.24%) Drupal
11 15 (22.73%) JIRA
11 15 (22.73%) OO
12 13 (19.70%) CRM
13 12 (18.18%) Ajax
14 11 (16.67%) Apache Solr
14 11 (16.67%) OO PHP
14 11 (16.67%) TDD
14 11 (16.67%) Workflow
14 11 (16.67%) QA
15 10 (15.15%) C#
15 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
15 10 (15.15%) Front End Development
16 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
16 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
17 8 (12.12%) Analytics

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 16 (24.24%) Drupal
2 11 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 7 (10.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.55%) Umbraco
6 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.52%) Confluence
7 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.52%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.52%) Kentico
7 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (4.55%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.52%) AdWords
4 1 (1.52%) IaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Office 365
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
1 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) Extranet
2 1 (1.52%) FTP
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) Intranet
2 1 (1.52%) SMTP
2 1 (1.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.06%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 15 (22.73%) JIRA
3 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.55%) Subversion
5 2 (3.03%) JUnit
5 2 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.03%) Maven
5 2 (3.03%) Mocha
5 2 (3.03%) Mockito
5 2 (3.03%) webpack
6 1 (1.52%) Grunt
6 1 (1.52%) gulp
6 1 (1.52%) MSTest
6 1 (1.52%) NUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.52%) QUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (27.27%) Marketing
2 17 (25.76%) Finance
3 7 (10.61%) Publishing
4 5 (7.58%) Retail
5 4 (6.06%) Banking
6 3 (4.55%) Games
7 2 (3.03%) Back Office
7 2 (3.03%) Digital Economy
7 2 (3.03%) Law
8 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (54.55%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Drupal Developer
2 12 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (12.12%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 6 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) .NET Architect
8 3 (4.55%) .NET Technical Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.55%) NHS Performance Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Campaign Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Digital Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.00%) HTML
2 32 (48.48%) CSS
3 23 (34.85%) HTML5
4 21 (31.82%) jQuery
5 20 (30.30%) CSS3
6 18 (27.27%) .NET
7 12 (18.18%) Ajax
8 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.61%) React
9 6 (9.09%) REST
10 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (6.06%) RESTful
11 4 (6.06%) Symfony
12 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
12 3 (4.55%) HTML5 Boilerplate
12 3 (4.55%) Middleware
12 3 (4.55%) Sass
12 3 (4.55%) Web Services
13 2 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) NHS
3 3 (4.55%) Online Games
3 3 (4.55%) Social Media
4 2 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.52%) Animation
5 1 (1.52%) Blog
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Fintech
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Unix
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 17 (25.76%) Content Management
4 15 (22.73%) OO
5 13 (19.70%) CRM
6 11 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 11 (16.67%) TDD
6 11 (16.67%) Workflow
7 10 (15.15%) Front End Development
8 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (12.12%) Analytics
9 8 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (10.61%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (9.09%) Project Management
12 5 (7.58%) BDD
12 5 (7.58%) OOP
12 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (6.06%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (34.85%) PHP
3 10 (15.15%) C#
4 5 (7.58%) SQL
5 3 (4.55%) Java
5 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.03%) ES6
6 2 (3.03%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) SEPA
3 1 (1.52%) TARGET2
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Adobe
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) Google
3 4 (6.06%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.03%) Apiary
4 2 (3.03%) ATG
4 2 (3.03%) Facebook
4 2 (3.03%) hybris
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.03%) Twitter
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix
5 1 (1.52%) Marketo
5 1 (1.52%) Perforce