The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 131 99
Rank change year-on-year -14 -32  
Contract jobs citing CMS 367 408 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.77% 1.91% 2.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.37% 10.25% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 314 368
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.38% +2.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £21.00 £15.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £127.30 £21.00 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year -12.17% -28.39%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3538 3979 4359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.04% 18.61% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2484 2873 2915
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 100
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -11.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £34.54 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in London

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in London

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in London

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in London

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CMS in London

CMS
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -23 31 £425 +6.25% 18
Brentford - 4 £425 -
Uxbridge -1 3 £90 - 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £450 -
West End of London +8 2 £369 -7.81% 1
Croydon -1 2 £450 +9.75% 1
Feltham -1 2 £425 -24.44%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 2 £215 -42.66%
Paddington - 1 £425 -
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for CMS.

1 270 (37.92%) JavaScript
2 269 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (36.94%) HTML
4 246 (34.55%) CSS
5 191 (26.83%) Content Management
6 140 (19.66%) Adobe
7 135 (18.96%) E-Commerce
8 134 (18.82%) XML
9 129 (18.12%) .NET
10 125 (17.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 121 (16.99%) User Experience
12 120 (16.85%) Marketing
13 104 (14.61%) HTML5
14 103 (14.47%) Microsoft
15 102 (14.33%) Java
16 101 (14.19%) AngularJS
17 92 (12.92%) MVC
18 90 (12.64%) Analytics
19 88 (12.36%) SQL
20 87 (12.22%) C#
21 84 (11.80%) Finance
21 84 (11.80%) Front End Development
22 72 (10.11%) jQuery
22 72 (10.11%) Sitecore CMS
22 72 (10.11%) Sitecore
23 69 (9.69%) Web Development
24 66 (9.27%) CSS3
25 63 (8.85%) Scrum
26 60 (8.43%) Ajax
27 54 (7.58%) Analytical Skills

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 125 (17.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 72 (10.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 52 (7.30%) Drupal
4 37 (5.20%) Umbraco
5 32 (4.49%) SharePoint
6 30 (4.21%) WordPress
7 27 (3.79%) EPiServer
8 17 (2.39%) Confluence
9 14 (1.97%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.83%) Magnolia
11 11 (1.54%) CoreMedia CMS
11 11 (1.54%) Skype for Business
12 10 (1.40%) Apache
12 10 (1.40%) IIS
13 7 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.98%) Documentum
13 7 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.84%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.84%) Kentico
14 6 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (4.21%) Photoshop
2 29 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.42%) InDesign
9 2 (0.28%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.28%) Mingle
10 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.14%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.70%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.42%) FastStats
5 3 (0.42%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 3 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.42%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.28%) Magento
6 2 (0.28%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.14%) SessionCam
7 1 (0.14%) Shopify
7 1 (0.14%) Social Studio
7 1 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (4.21%) Google Analytics
4 23 (3.23%) GitHub
5 14 (1.97%) Adobe Analytics
6 11 (1.54%) PaaS
7 10 (1.40%) SaaS
8 9 (1.26%) Office 365
9 6 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.70%) IaaS
11 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.56%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.42%) AdWords
12 3 (0.42%) G Suite
12 3 (0.42%) Google Drive
12 3 (0.42%) Responsys
12 3 (0.42%) Slack
12 3 (0.42%) Trello
13 2 (0.28%) MailChimp
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.51%) Internet
1 25 (3.51%) WebEx
2 15 (2.11%) Intranet
3 13 (1.83%) Firewall
4 11 (1.54%) DNS
4 11 (1.54%) SSL
5 10 (1.40%) HTTP
6 9 (1.26%) MPLS
7 8 (1.12%) Skype
8 6 (0.84%) Telepresence
9 5 (0.70%) Broadband
9 5 (0.70%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.70%) Extranet
9 5 (0.70%) SNMP
10 4 (0.56%) FTP
10 4 (0.56%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.42%) Network Security
12 2 (0.28%) AMQP
12 2 (0.28%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.32%) MySQL
3 22 (3.09%) MongoDB
4 11 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.98%) Power BI
7 5 (0.70%) Big Data
7 5 (0.70%) Couchbase
7 5 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.42%) Aerospike
9 3 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.42%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.42%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (6.04%) JIRA
2 39 (5.48%) Git (software)
3 26 (3.65%) Jenkins
4 21 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 18 (2.53%) Selenium
7 17 (2.39%) Jasmine
7 17 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (2.11%) TeamCity
9 13 (1.83%) gulp
9 13 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (1.40%) Grunt
10 10 (1.40%) Hudson
11 9 (1.26%) Maven
11 9 (1.26%) Mocha
11 9 (1.26%) Subversion
12 7 (0.98%) JUnit
12 7 (0.98%) Sinon.JS
13 6 (0.84%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.84%) Protractor
General
1 120 (16.85%) Marketing
2 84 (11.80%) Finance
3 52 (7.30%) Retail
4 38 (5.34%) Publishing
5 28 (3.93%) Banking
6 23 (3.23%) Advertising
7 19 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.69%) Electronics
9 11 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.40%) Legal
11 9 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.26%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.98%) Law
12 7 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.84%) Front Office
14 5 (0.70%) Games
14 5 (0.70%) Local Government
15 4 (0.56%) Back Office
15 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 346 (48.60%) Developer
2 77 (10.81%) Analyst
3 71 (9.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 59 (8.29%) Architect
5 52 (7.30%) Business Analyst
6 44 (6.18%) .NET Developer
7 40 (5.62%) Project Manager
8 39 (5.48%) ServiceNow Developer
9 36 (5.06%) CMS Developer
10 35 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
11 32 (4.49%) Consultant
11 32 (4.49%) Java Developer
12 27 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
13 26 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
13 26 (3.65%) Web Developer
14 24 (3.37%) Senior Developer
15 22 (3.09%) Designer
16 21 (2.95%) C# Developer
16 21 (2.95%) E-Commerce Developer
16 21 (2.95%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (36.94%) HTML
2 246 (34.55%) CSS
3 134 (18.82%) XML
4 129 (18.12%) .NET
5 104 (14.61%) HTML5
6 101 (14.19%) AngularJS
7 72 (10.11%) jQuery
8 66 (9.27%) CSS3
9 60 (8.43%) Ajax
10 53 (7.44%) JSON
11 52 (7.30%) ASP.NET
12 50 (7.02%) REST
13 43 (6.04%) React
14 42 (5.90%) Web Services
15 37 (5.20%) Spring
16 27 (3.79%) JSP
16 27 (3.79%) Sass
17 26 (3.65%) SOAP
18 25 (3.51%) Node.js
18 25 (3.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 121 (16.99%) User Experience
2 54 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.07%) iPad
4 26 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.37%) Social Media
6 22 (3.09%) Mobile App
7 19 (2.67%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.11%) Derivative
8 15 (2.11%) Fixed Income
8 15 (2.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 15 (2.11%) Swaptions
9 10 (1.40%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.26%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.12%) CMDB
11 8 (1.12%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.12%) IVR
11 8 (1.12%) PlayStation
11 8 (1.12%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 44 (6.18%) Windows
2 26 (3.65%) Linux
3 16 (2.25%) Unix
4 8 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.84%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.42%) Android
8 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) HPUX
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (26.83%) Content Management
3 135 (18.96%) E-Commerce
4 92 (12.92%) MVC
5 90 (12.64%) Analytics
6 84 (11.80%) Front End Development
7 69 (9.69%) Web Development
8 63 (8.85%) Scrum
9 50 (7.02%) CRM
9 50 (7.02%) Migration
10 49 (6.88%) TDD
11 47 (6.60%) Project Management
12 46 (6.46%) DevOps
13 40 (5.62%) ITSM
14 39 (5.48%) Test Automation
15 37 (5.20%) ITIL
15 37 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (4.92%) SEO
17 34 (4.78%) BDD
18 32 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 270 (37.92%) JavaScript
2 102 (14.33%) Java
3 88 (12.36%) SQL
4 87 (12.22%) C#
5 51 (7.16%) PHP
6 38 (5.34%) Python
7 18 (2.53%) C++
8 15 (2.11%) Ruby
9 14 (1.97%) C
10 10 (1.40%) ES6
10 10 (1.40%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.26%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.12%) Perl
12 8 (1.12%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.98%) ECMAScript
14 5 (0.70%) Scala
14 5 (0.70%) VBA
15 4 (0.56%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.42%) Go
17 2 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (5.62%) Degree
2 8 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (1.12%) Master's Degree
2 8 (1.12%) PMI Certification
3 6 (0.84%) ISEB
3 6 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.56%) PMP
6 3 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.28%) APMP
7 2 (0.28%) CAPM
7 2 (0.28%) CISA
7 2 (0.28%) CISM
7 2 (0.28%) CISSP
7 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.28%) MCP
8 1 (0.14%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.93%) QA
2 6 (0.84%) PCI DSS
2 6 (0.84%) SLA
3 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.28%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.26%) Docker
2 9 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.28%) HDFS
4 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (2.67%) Ansible
2 17 (2.39%) Puppet
3 13 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.70%) SCCM
6 4 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.56%) Terraform
7 3 (0.42%) Kibana
7 3 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.28%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.28%) logstash
8 2 (0.28%) MOM
8 2 (0.28%) SafeCom
8 2 (0.28%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 140 (19.66%) Adobe
2 103 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 72 (10.11%) Sitecore
4 43 (6.04%) ServiceNow
5 38 (5.34%) Google
6 26 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (3.51%) Oracle
8 18 (2.53%) Demandware
9 14 (1.97%) Cisco
10 13 (1.83%) SAP
11 11 (1.54%) Avaya
11 11 (1.54%) VMware
12 10 (1.40%) Atlassian
12 10 (1.40%) IBM
13 9 (1.26%) F5
13 9 (1.26%) Fortinet
14 7 (0.98%) Genesys
14 7 (0.98%) Kofax
14 7 (0.98%) LexisNexis
15 6 (0.84%) Polycom
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