Period
to 4 April 2020

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 6 months to 4 April 2020 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
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 211 198 179
Rank change year-on-year -13 -19 -31
Contract jobs citing CMS 301 601 746
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.20% 1.41% 1.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.98% 8.64% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 443 543
Median daily rate £463 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Median hourly rate £26.84 £37.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.46% +10.45% +44.09%
10th Percentile £25.68 £24.11 £23.33
90th Percentile £31.91 £47.83 £47.83
England median hourly rate £34.50 £31.37 £26.50
% change year-on-year +9.98% +18.38% -3.64%

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3,774 6,957 8,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.99% 16.36% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,533 4,862 5,793
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £473 £475 £455
% change year-on-year -0.53% +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 53 80
Median hourly rate £30.05 £28.50 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +30.29% +15.13%
10th Percentile £15.25 £16.70 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.48 £55.57 £48.42
Median hourly rate £21.25 £18.76 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.27% -1.26% -5.00%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in London

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMS in London.

Daily rate trend for CMS in London

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CMS in London over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CMS in London

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMS in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 4 April 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London +47 62 £475 - 12
West London +22 25 £450 +5.88% 12
South London +22 14 £375 -25.00% 4
East London +50 6 £323 +0.06% 4
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for CMS.

1 126 (41.86%) Content Management
2 109 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (34.22%) HTML
4 95 (31.56%) CSS
5 82 (27.24%) JavaScript
6 57 (18.94%) Marketing
6 57 (18.94%) User Experience
7 52 (17.28%) .NET
8 51 (16.94%) C#
9 47 (15.61%) Scrum
9 47 (15.61%) Azure
10 41 (13.62%) Analytics
11 40 (13.29%) Java
12 38 (12.62%) Project Management
13 36 (11.96%) Adobe
14 34 (11.30%) CRM
15 32 (10.63%) Front End Development
16 31 (10.30%) Sitecore CMS
16 31 (10.30%) Sitecore
17 30 (9.97%) Umbraco
18 29 (9.63%) Microsoft
18 29 (9.63%) Finance
18 29 (9.63%) E-Commerce
19 28 (9.30%) Web Development
19 28 (9.30%) Git (software)
20 26 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (8.31%) Microservices
21 25 (8.31%) HTML5
21 25 (8.31%) PHP
22 24 (7.97%) Web Services

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 31 (10.30%) Sitecore CMS
2 30 (9.97%) Umbraco
3 24 (7.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 23 (7.64%) Drupal
5 20 (6.64%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.32%) EPiServer
6 13 (4.32%) Kentico
7 11 (3.65%) WordPress
8 7 (2.33%) Headless CMS
9 4 (1.33%) IIS
9 4 (1.33%) Jadu
9 4 (1.33%) Magnolia
9 4 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.00%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.66%) Apache
11 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.66%) JBoss
11 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (6.31%) Sketch
2 12 (3.99%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.99%) OmniGraffle
3 11 (3.65%) Adobe XD
4 9 (2.99%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.33%) InVision
6 6 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (1.66%) Lectora
8 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.33%) Figma
10 1 (0.33%) InDesign
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.65%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.66%) Magento
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FS
4 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.61%) Azure
2 21 (6.98%) AWS
3 11 (3.65%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (2.66%) GitHub
4 8 (2.66%) npm
5 7 (2.33%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.99%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.00%) Office 365
7 3 (1.00%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.00%) prismic.io
7 3 (1.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.66%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.66%) GCP
8 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.66%) SaaS
8 2 (0.66%) Serverless
8 2 (0.66%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.66%) Intranet
2 7 (2.33%) Skype
3 6 (1.99%) DNS
3 6 (1.99%) Internet
4 3 (1.00%) HTTP
5 2 (0.66%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) DHCP
6 1 (0.33%) LAN
6 1 (0.33%) NAS
6 1 (0.33%) SAN
6 1 (0.33%) SMTP
6 1 (0.33%) SSH
6 1 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.33%) VoIP
6 1 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.66%) MySQL
3 7 (2.33%) Jackrabbit
4 6 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.00%) Power BI
5 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.66%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.66%) Redis
6 2 (0.66%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.33%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.33%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 28 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.65%) JIRA
3 12 (3.99%) gulp
4 9 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.33%) Axure RP
6 6 (1.99%) Grunt
7 5 (1.66%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (1.33%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.33%) Subversion
8 4 (1.33%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.33%) webpack
9 3 (1.00%) Babel
9 3 (1.00%) Bower
9 3 (1.00%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.66%) Firebug
10 2 (0.66%) Selenium
10 2 (0.66%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.33%) Maven
11 1 (0.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 57 (18.94%) Marketing
2 29 (9.63%) Finance
3 17 (5.65%) Public Sector
4 15 (4.98%) Publishing
5 13 (4.32%) Retail
6 10 (3.32%) Back Office
7 7 (2.33%) Banking
8 6 (1.99%) Games
8 6 (1.99%) Legal
9 5 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.33%) Advertising
11 3 (1.00%) Local Government
11 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.66%) Electronics
13 1 (0.33%) Automotive
13 1 (0.33%) French Language
13 1 (0.33%) German Language
13 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.33%) Law
13 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 133 (44.19%) Developer
2 39 (12.96%) Architect
3 31 (10.30%) Project Manager
4 29 (9.63%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (7.31%) Senior Developer
6 21 (6.98%) Designer
7 17 (5.65%) Digital Project Manager
8 16 (5.32%) Drupal Developer
9 15 (4.98%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (4.65%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.65%) CMS Developer
11 12 (3.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (3.99%) UI Designer
12 11 (3.65%) Data Manager
13 10 (3.32%) Analyst
14 9 (2.99%) Digital Architect
14 9 (2.99%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 9 (2.99%) Systems Manager
14 9 (2.99%) Web Developer
15 8 (2.66%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (34.22%) HTML
2 95 (31.56%) CSS
3 52 (17.28%) .NET
4 25 (8.31%) HTML5
5 24 (7.97%) Web Services
6 23 (7.64%) AngularJS
6 23 (7.64%) React
7 20 (6.64%) jQuery
8 18 (5.98%) Sass
9 17 (5.65%) CSS3
9 17 (5.65%) Node.js
10 16 (5.32%) REST
11 15 (4.98%) ASP.NET
11 15 (4.98%) XML
12 13 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (3.99%) RESTful
14 9 (2.99%) OSGi
15 8 (2.66%) JSR 170
15 8 (2.66%) LAMP
16 7 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 57 (18.94%) User Experience
2 26 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.99%) Social Media
5 8 (2.66%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.66%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.33%) Learning Management System
6 7 (2.33%) W3C
7 6 (1.99%) IPTV
7 6 (1.99%) Over-the-Top Content
7 6 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.99%) STB
7 6 (1.99%) Video on Demand
7 6 (1.99%) Video\Live Streaming
8 4 (1.33%) FMCG
9 3 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.00%) Animation
9 3 (1.00%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.00%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.32%) Windows
2 6 (1.99%) Linux
3 5 (1.66%) Unix
4 4 (1.33%) Android
5 3 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.00%) VMS
5 3 (1.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (41.86%) Content Management
2 109 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (15.61%) Scrum
4 41 (13.62%) Analytics
5 38 (12.62%) Project Management
6 34 (11.30%) CRM
7 32 (10.63%) Front End Development
8 29 (9.63%) E-Commerce
9 28 (9.30%) Web Development
10 25 (8.31%) Microservices
11 20 (6.64%) MVC
12 19 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (6.31%) Wireframes
13 18 (5.98%) DevOps
13 18 (5.98%) SEO
13 18 (5.98%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 17 (5.65%) SDLC
14 17 (5.65%) TDD
15 16 (5.32%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.24%) JavaScript
2 51 (16.94%) C#
3 40 (13.29%) Java
4 25 (8.31%) PHP
5 14 (4.65%) SQL
6 8 (2.66%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.66%) TypeScript
7 6 (1.99%) ActionScript
7 6 (1.99%) BrightScript
8 5 (1.66%) C
9 4 (1.33%) ES6
10 3 (1.00%) ABAP
10 3 (1.00%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.00%) Ruby
10 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.66%) Perl
11 2 (0.66%) Python
11 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.33%) ES7
Qualifications
1 14 (4.65%) Degree
2 8 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.66%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.66%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.66%) PMP
6 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.98%) QA
2 7 (2.33%) GDPR
2 7 (2.33%) WCAG
3 6 (1.99%) SLA
4 4 (1.33%) P3O
5 3 (1.00%) PMO
6 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 6 (1.99%) Docker
2 5 (1.66%) zsh
3 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) Varnish
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.00%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) Nagios
3 1 (0.33%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.33%) SafeCom
3 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (11.96%) Adobe
2 31 (10.30%) Sitecore
3 29 (9.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.99%) Google
4 12 (3.99%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.33%) SAP
6 6 (1.99%) Roku
7 5 (1.66%) Oracle
7 5 (1.66%) Perforce
8 4 (1.33%) Apple
8 4 (1.33%) Pardot
8 4 (1.33%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.33%) Tealium
9 3 (1.00%) Tableau
10 2 (0.66%) Avaya
10 2 (0.66%) Facebook
10 2 (0.66%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.66%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) Twitter
10 2 (0.66%) VMware