Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 142 103
Rank change year-on-year -35 -39 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 714 839 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.53% 1.85% 2.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.98% 9.42% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 666 781
London median daily rate £435 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 15
London median hourly rate £41.25 £19.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.11% -13.64% +22.22%
10th Percentile £11.48 £15.13 £19.01
90th Percentile £47.83 £105.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.78 £24.00
% change year-on-year +53.68% -5.10% +33.33%

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 7947 8910 8535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.07% 19.70% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5661 6167 5778
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £638 £620 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 109 121
London median hourly rate £20.71 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.03% -10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.35 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £56.87 £43.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +6.35%

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 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -28 89 £395 -1.25% 13
West London -3 66 £475 +26.67% 12
South London -18 28 £375 -
East London 0 19 £450 - 2
North London - 4 £230 - 2
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 306 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (37.39%) HTML
3 249 (34.87%) CSS
3 249 (34.87%) Content Management
4 242 (33.89%) JavaScript
5 150 (21.01%) .NET
6 138 (19.33%) Marketing
7 126 (17.65%) Scrum
8 115 (16.11%) User Experience
9 113 (15.83%) C#
10 112 (15.69%) Finance
11 108 (15.13%) TDD
12 106 (14.85%) Adobe
13 104 (14.57%) E-Commerce
14 103 (14.43%) Git (software)
15 100 (14.01%) jQuery
15 100 (14.01%) AngularJS
16 99 (13.87%) XML
17 96 (13.45%) Microsoft
18 87 (12.18%) JIRA
19 85 (11.90%) SQL
20 84 (11.76%) HTML5
21 81 (11.34%) Analytics
21 81 (11.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
21 81 (11.34%) Java
21 81 (11.34%) Web Development
22 79 (11.06%) MVC
23 75 (10.50%) Project Management
23 75 (10.50%) OO
24 73 (10.22%) PHP

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 81 (11.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 73 (10.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 55 (7.70%) Drupal
4 52 (7.28%) EPiServer
5 42 (5.88%) Umbraco
6 37 (5.18%) WordPress
7 36 (5.04%) Apache
8 33 (4.62%) Confluence
9 25 (3.50%) SharePoint
10 23 (3.22%) IIS
11 18 (2.52%) Kentico
12 14 (1.96%) Apache Solr
13 10 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.40%) Documentum
13 10 (1.40%) Skype for Business
14 8 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (1.12%) Joomla!
14 8 (1.12%) Magnolia
15 7 (0.98%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (6.72%) Photoshop
2 32 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (3.22%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.56%) InDesign
10 2 (0.28%) Mingle
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.14%) HipChat
11 1 (0.14%) InVision
Business Applications
1 12 (1.68%) Magento
2 8 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.84%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.42%) VisionPLUS
6 2 (0.28%) Maximo
6 2 (0.28%) Shopify
7 1 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (6.16%) GitHub
3 33 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (3.64%) Google Analytics
5 10 (1.40%) PaaS
6 9 (1.26%) npm
7 7 (0.98%) SaaS
8 6 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.84%) IaaS
9 5 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.56%) Fastly
11 3 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.42%) Google Drive
11 3 (0.42%) Google Play
11 3 (0.42%) Slack
11 3 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.78%) Internet
2 13 (1.82%) Intranet
3 10 (1.40%) HTTP
4 9 (1.26%) DNS
4 9 (1.26%) Wireless
5 8 (1.12%) SSL
5 8 (1.12%) VoIP
6 7 (0.98%) BGP
6 7 (0.98%) EIGRP
6 7 (0.98%) OSPF
7 6 (0.84%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.84%) WAN
8 5 (0.70%) LAN
8 5 (0.70%) MPLS
8 5 (0.70%) WebEx
9 4 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.56%) Firewall
9 4 (0.56%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.42%) IPsec
10 3 (0.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.74%) MySQL
3 21 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 20 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.56%) Big Data
10 4 (0.56%) Couchbase
10 4 (0.56%) CouchDB
10 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.42%) Aerospike
11 3 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.28%) HBase
12 2 (0.28%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 103 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 87 (12.18%) JIRA
3 32 (4.48%) Xcode
4 28 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 23 (3.22%) Visual Studio
6 21 (2.94%) gulp
7 20 (2.80%) JUnit
7 20 (2.80%) Subversion
8 19 (2.66%) Jasmine
8 19 (2.66%) Karma Test Runner
9 18 (2.52%) Selenium
10 17 (2.38%) Grunt
10 17 (2.38%) Mocha
10 17 (2.38%) Mockito
11 14 (1.96%) Mercurial
11 14 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (1.68%) Bitbucket
12 12 (1.68%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (1.40%) WebDriver
General
1 138 (19.33%) Marketing
2 112 (15.69%) Finance
3 68 (9.52%) Publishing
4 31 (4.34%) Retail
5 21 (2.94%) Banking
6 19 (2.66%) Advertising
7 12 (1.68%) Front Office
7 12 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.40%) Japanese Language
9 8 (1.12%) Law
10 7 (0.98%) Billing
10 7 (0.98%) Games
11 6 (0.84%) Local Government
12 5 (0.70%) Legal
12 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.42%) Back Office
14 3 (0.42%) Electronics
14 3 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 354 (49.58%) Developer
2 80 (11.20%) Analyst
3 56 (7.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 51 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 45 (6.30%) Project Manager
6 43 (6.02%) .NET Developer
7 33 (4.62%) Architect
7 33 (4.62%) C# Developer
7 33 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 32 (4.48%) iOS Developer
9 29 (4.06%) ServiceNow Developer
10 27 (3.78%) EPiServer Developer
11 26 (3.64%) CMS Developer
11 26 (3.64%) HTML Developer
11 26 (3.64%) Senior Developer
12 25 (3.50%) Designer
13 24 (3.36%) PHP Developer
14 23 (3.22%) Drupal Developer
15 22 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (3.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (37.39%) HTML
2 249 (34.87%) CSS
3 150 (21.01%) .NET
4 100 (14.01%) AngularJS
4 100 (14.01%) jQuery
5 99 (13.87%) XML
6 84 (11.76%) HTML5
7 66 (9.24%) CSS3
8 58 (8.12%) RESTful
9 56 (7.84%) ASP.NET
10 54 (7.56%) Ajax
11 49 (6.86%) Web Services
12 48 (6.72%) Sass
13 38 (5.32%) React
14 34 (4.76%) REST
15 32 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 31 (4.34%) Cocoa
17 26 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (3.64%) JSON
18 24 (3.36%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 115 (16.11%) User Experience
2 57 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.72%) Mobile App
4 35 (4.90%) iPad
4 35 (4.90%) Social Media
5 29 (4.06%) iPhone
6 24 (3.36%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 22 (3.08%) Virtual Team
8 19 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (2.24%) Fixed Income
10 15 (2.10%) Derivative
10 15 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (2.10%) Swaptions
11 14 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.82%) Fintech
12 13 (1.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 10 (1.40%) Digital Media
13 10 (1.40%) Video on Demand
14 7 (0.98%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 49 (6.86%) Windows
2 46 (6.44%) Linux
3 38 (5.32%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.36%) Windows 7
5 15 (2.10%) Unix
6 11 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 10 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.26%) Android
9 5 (0.70%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.42%) VMS
11 2 (0.28%) HPUX
11 2 (0.28%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (34.87%) Content Management
3 126 (17.65%) Scrum
4 108 (15.13%) TDD
5 104 (14.57%) E-Commerce
6 81 (11.34%) Analytics
6 81 (11.34%) Web Development
7 79 (11.06%) MVC
8 75 (10.50%) OO
8 75 (10.50%) Project Management
9 69 (9.66%) Front End Development
10 57 (7.98%) CRM
11 55 (7.70%) BDD
11 55 (7.70%) DevOps
12 54 (7.56%) Software Engineering
12 54 (7.56%) Test Automation
13 52 (7.28%) Acceptance Criteria
13 52 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (6.16%) Migration
15 43 (6.02%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 242 (33.89%) JavaScript
2 113 (15.83%) C#
3 85 (11.90%) SQL
4 81 (11.34%) Java
5 73 (10.22%) PHP
6 40 (5.60%) Python
7 32 (4.48%) Objective-C
8 25 (3.50%) Apple Swift
9 19 (2.66%) C++
10 17 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 14 (1.96%) ES6
12 10 (1.40%) Ruby
13 9 (1.26%) Go
14 8 (1.12%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.12%) VBScript
15 7 (0.98%) ECMAScript
15 7 (0.98%) VBA
16 6 (0.84%) Perl
17 3 (0.42%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 56 (7.84%) Degree
2 22 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.68%) Master's Degree
4 11 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.26%) CCIE
5 9 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.98%) CCNP
6 7 (0.98%) CCNP Voice
6 7 (0.98%) CCVP
6 7 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.70%) MCP
7 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.42%) MOS
8 3 (0.42%) PMP
8 3 (0.42%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.28%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (9.24%) QA
2 4 (0.56%) SLA
3 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.14%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) WAI
5 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.68%) Docker
3 9 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.84%) Varnish
6 5 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (2.38%) Puppet
2 16 (2.24%) Ansible
3 7 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (0.98%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.98%) Terraform
4 6 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.42%) PowerCLI
5 3 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.42%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.28%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.28%) MOM
6 2 (0.28%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.28%) SafeCom
6 2 (0.28%) SCCM
6 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.14%) Scalr
Vendors
1 106 (14.85%) Adobe
2 96 (13.45%) Microsoft
3 73 (10.22%) Sitecore
4 34 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 31 (4.34%) Apple
5 31 (4.34%) Google
6 20 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (2.66%) hybris
8 18 (2.52%) Oracle
9 14 (1.96%) ATG
10 13 (1.82%) Cisco
11 10 (1.40%) SAP
12 9 (1.26%) VMware
13 6 (0.84%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.84%) Avaya
13 6 (0.84%) Remedy
14 5 (0.70%) Marketo
14 5 (0.70%) Splunk
15 4 (0.56%) IBM
15 4 (0.56%) Twitter