Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 169 137
Rank change year-on-year -17 -32 -42
Contract jobs citing CMS 709 719 870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.54% 1.60% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.89% 9.27% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 500 686
London median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £275 £217 £215
90th Percentile £575 £576 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.89% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 8
London median hourly rate £31.69 £40.00 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.79% +113.08% -14.67%
10th Percentile £24.00 £11.25 £14.80
90th Percentile £103.43 £47.83 £115.75
England median hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £21.69
% change year-on-year -2.86% +61.40% -21.15%

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 7,979 7,760 8,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.30% 17.24% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,634 5,505 6,144
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £674 £638 £619
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 99 114
London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +15.61% -13.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.83 £53.01
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.71 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.84% +3.53% +5.26%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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 +21 151 £475 +13.77% 54
West London -54 25 £463 +8.82% 39
South London -25 21 £500 +33.33% 4
East London -29 10 £500 +11.11% 10
North London +3 4 £403 - 5
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 London region with a requirement for CMS.

1 325 (45.84%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (33.00%) JavaScript
3 225 (31.73%) HTML
4 209 (29.48%) Content Management
5 208 (29.34%) CSS
6 142 (20.03%) .NET
7 129 (18.19%) Finance
8 122 (17.21%) C#
9 109 (15.37%) User Experience
10 101 (14.25%) MVC
11 100 (14.10%) Java
12 96 (13.54%) E-Commerce
12 96 (13.54%) Scrum
13 95 (13.40%) Git (software)
13 95 (13.40%) HTML5
14 87 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
15 85 (11.99%) Web Development
16 84 (11.85%) Analytics
16 84 (11.85%) Front End Development
17 83 (11.71%) AngularJS
18 79 (11.14%) Sitecore CMS
18 79 (11.14%) Sitecore
19 76 (10.72%) TDD
20 75 (10.58%) ASP.NET
21 74 (10.44%) Web Services
22 72 (10.16%) CSS3
23 71 (10.01%) SQL
24 70 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
24 70 (9.87%) Umbraco
25 68 (9.59%) Adobe

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 79 (11.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 70 (9.87%) Umbraco
3 54 (7.62%) Drupal
4 50 (7.05%) WordPress
5 47 (6.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 36 (5.08%) SharePoint
7 26 (3.67%) Confluence
8 15 (2.12%) CoreMedia CMS
9 14 (1.97%) Alfresco
10 13 (1.83%) Apache Solr
11 12 (1.69%) EPiServer
12 9 (1.27%) Magnolia
13 8 (1.13%) IIS
13 8 (1.13%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.99%) JBoss
14 7 (0.99%) Mule
14 7 (0.99%) Mule ESB
14 7 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
15 6 (0.85%) Liferay
16 3 (0.42%) Kentico
Applications
1 25 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.39%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.71%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.71%) InDesign
7 4 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.28%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.28%) Snapchat
10 1 (0.14%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.14%) HipChat
10 1 (0.14%) InVision
10 1 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.55%) Magento
2 4 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.56%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.28%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 87 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.95%) GitHub
4 20 (2.82%) npm
5 18 (2.54%) PaaS
6 14 (1.97%) Google Analytics
7 10 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (0.99%) Serverless
10 6 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.85%) Office 365
10 6 (0.85%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.85%) SaaS
11 4 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
11 4 (0.56%) IaaS
12 3 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.42%) G Suite
12 3 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.97%) HTTP
2 10 (1.41%) AMQP
2 10 (1.41%) Firewall
2 10 (1.41%) Internet
3 7 (0.99%) DNS
3 7 (0.99%) Intranet
4 6 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (0.85%) ISDN
4 6 (0.85%) MPLS
4 6 (0.85%) Network Security
4 6 (0.85%) Wireless
5 5 (0.71%) SMS
5 5 (0.71%) SMTP
5 5 (0.71%) SSH
6 4 (0.56%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.42%) FTP
7 3 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.53%) MySQL
4 22 (3.10%) MongoDB
5 20 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (1.27%) EDRMS
8 9 (1.27%) Endeca
9 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.56%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.42%) Jackrabbit
14 2 (0.28%) Power BI
14 2 (0.28%) Squirro
Development Applications
1 95 (13.40%) Git (software)
2 61 (8.60%) JIRA
3 36 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.82%) Cucumber
4 20 (2.82%) Selenium
5 17 (2.40%) Maven
5 17 (2.40%) TeamCity
6 16 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (1.97%) gulp
8 13 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
8 13 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (1.83%) Protractor
8 13 (1.83%) Xcode
9 10 (1.41%) git-flow
9 10 (1.41%) Mocha
9 10 (1.41%) webpack
10 8 (1.13%) GitLab
10 8 (1.13%) Gradle
10 8 (1.13%) JUnit
10 8 (1.13%) Subversion
General
1 129 (18.19%) Finance
2 67 (9.45%) Marketing
3 55 (7.76%) Publishing
4 43 (6.06%) Retail
5 33 (4.65%) Banking
6 26 (3.67%) Law
7 18 (2.54%) Advertising
8 17 (2.40%) Back Office
9 14 (1.97%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.83%) Games
11 12 (1.69%) Legal
12 6 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.71%) French Language
13 5 (0.71%) Online Betting
14 4 (0.56%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.42%) Front Office
15 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.28%) Billing
16 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 364 (51.34%) Developer
2 69 (9.73%) .NET Developer
3 63 (8.89%) Analyst
4 59 (8.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 42 (5.92%) C# Developer
6 38 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 37 (5.22%) Java Developer
8 36 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 32 (4.51%) Business Analyst
9 32 (4.51%) CMS Developer
10 31 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
11 29 (4.09%) Architect
12 27 (3.81%) PHP Developer
12 27 (3.81%) Senior Developer
13 26 (3.67%) Author
14 24 (3.39%) Project Manager
14 24 (3.39%) Technical Author
15 23 (3.24%) Django Developer
15 23 (3.24%) HTML Developer
15 23 (3.24%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (31.73%) HTML
2 208 (29.34%) CSS
3 142 (20.03%) .NET
4 95 (13.40%) HTML5
5 83 (11.71%) AngularJS
6 75 (10.58%) ASP.NET
7 74 (10.44%) Web Services
8 72 (10.16%) CSS3
9 61 (8.60%) XML
10 60 (8.46%) jQuery
11 43 (6.06%) Sass
12 40 (5.64%) Node.js
13 39 (5.50%) RESTful
14 37 (5.22%) Django
15 36 (5.08%) Ajax
15 36 (5.08%) React
16 31 (4.37%) Spring
17 30 (4.23%) .NET Framework
18 28 (3.95%) LAMP
19 27 (3.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 109 (15.37%) User Experience
2 47 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.80%) Mobile App
4 18 (2.54%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.40%) Graphic Design
5 17 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.12%) iPad
6 15 (2.12%) Social Media
7 14 (1.97%) CMDB
8 12 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.55%) Fintech
10 10 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.41%) PKI
11 8 (1.13%) iPhone
11 8 (1.13%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.85%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.85%) Video Editing
12 6 (0.85%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.35%) Linux
2 17 (2.40%) Windows
3 15 (2.12%) Apple iOS
3 15 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (1.97%) Unix
5 9 (1.27%) Ubuntu
6 7 (0.99%) Android
7 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.71%) Solaris
8 5 (0.71%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) CentOS
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (45.84%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (29.48%) Content Management
3 101 (14.25%) MVC
4 96 (13.54%) E-Commerce
4 96 (13.54%) Scrum
5 85 (11.99%) Web Development
6 84 (11.85%) Analytics
6 84 (11.85%) Front End Development
7 76 (10.72%) TDD
8 70 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
9 65 (9.17%) Migration
10 58 (8.18%) DevOps
11 56 (7.90%) OO
12 47 (6.63%) Open Source
12 47 (6.63%) SEO
13 45 (6.35%) CRM
14 44 (6.21%) Responsive Web Design
15 42 (5.92%) Test Automation
16 40 (5.64%) SDLC
17 39 (5.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 234 (33.00%) JavaScript
2 122 (17.21%) C#
3 100 (14.10%) Java
4 71 (10.01%) SQL
5 67 (9.45%) PHP
6 46 (6.49%) Python
7 28 (3.95%) ES6
8 20 (2.82%) Java 8
9 15 (2.12%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.55%) TypeScript
10 11 (1.55%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.27%) Apple Swift
11 9 (1.27%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.13%) Groovy
13 7 (0.99%) C++
13 7 (0.99%) Ruby
14 6 (0.85%) XPath
15 5 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.71%) Perl
16 3 (0.42%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 45 (6.35%) Degree
2 33 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.85%) CCNP
6 6 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.56%) ISEB
8 3 (0.42%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.28%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.28%) CISM
9 2 (0.28%) CISSP
9 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CCNA
10 1 (0.14%) CCVP
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PhD
10 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.62%) QA
2 7 (0.99%) GDPR
3 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.42%) WCAG
5 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) PMO
5 2 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) MiFID
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) SEPA
6 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 43 (6.06%) Docker
2 18 (2.54%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.85%) ProxySG
4 5 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.42%) vSphere
5 3 (0.42%) XenApp
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (2.12%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
2 9 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.99%) OpenSSO
4 6 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.71%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.42%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.42%) Nagios
7 2 (0.28%) Ansible
7 2 (0.28%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.28%) Icinga
7 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.28%) Puppet
7 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.14%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 79 (11.14%) Sitecore
2 68 (9.59%) Adobe
3 52 (7.33%) Microsoft
4 28 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (3.39%) Google
6 21 (2.96%) ServiceNow
7 18 (2.54%) Oracle
8 17 (2.40%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.97%) ATG
10 7 (0.99%) BEA
10 7 (0.99%) Cisco
10 7 (0.99%) Facebook
10 7 (0.99%) SAP
11 6 (0.85%) Blue Coat
11 6 (0.85%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.85%) Escenic
11 6 (0.85%) F5
11 6 (0.85%) Meraki
11 6 (0.85%) SolarWinds
11 6 (0.85%) Twitter