Period
to 9 August 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 9 August 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
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 254 215 189
Rank change year-on-year -39 -26 -23
Contract jobs citing CMS 131 507 682
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.86% 1.26% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.73% 7.94% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 364 506
Median daily rate £450 £450 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.83% +0.83%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £253
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Median hourly rate £29.03 £35.92 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.18% -4.86% +64.13%
10th Percentile £23.00 £16.29 £24.00
90th Percentile £32.65 £47.83 £52.62
England median hourly rate £33.26 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.88% +9.09% -8.33%

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 2,287 6,382 7,980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.97% 15.85% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,454 4,394 5,641
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £315 £301 £300
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 56 94
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% +5.81% +13.16%
10th Percentile £21.50 £15.42 £14.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.13 £57.50
Median hourly rate £25.15 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +22.68% -2.38% +5.98%

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 9 August 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 9 August 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 +46 17 £275 -42.11% 11
West London +40 12 £540 +20.00% 4
South London +51 7 £550 +15.79%
East London +45 6 £338 +12.50% 1
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 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 43 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.72%) Content Management
3 31 (23.66%) JavaScript
4 29 (22.14%) HTML
5 26 (19.85%) Analytics
6 25 (19.08%) CSS
7 22 (16.79%) Scrum
8 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
8 20 (15.27%) Marketing
9 19 (14.50%) Finance
10 18 (13.74%) CRM
11 17 (12.98%) Java
11 17 (12.98%) Migration
12 16 (12.21%) C#
12 16 (12.21%) DevOps
12 16 (12.21%) User Experience
12 16 (12.21%) Azure
13 15 (11.45%) .NET
14 14 (10.69%) Web Services
14 14 (10.69%) ITIL
14 14 (10.69%) SharePoint
14 14 (10.69%) Web Development
15 13 (9.92%) Adobe
16 12 (9.16%) Project Management
16 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (9.16%) Public Sector
17 11 (8.40%) SQL
17 11 (8.40%) JIRA
17 11 (8.40%) Google
17 11 (8.40%) Sitecore CMS

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 14 (10.69%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.40%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (6.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (6.11%) EPiServer
4 6 (4.58%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.82%) Confluence
6 4 (3.05%) Drupal
6 4 (3.05%) Headless CMS
6 4 (3.05%) Magnolia
6 4 (3.05%) WordPress
7 3 (2.29%) Jadu
8 2 (1.53%) Documentum
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.53%) Sitefinity
8 2 (1.53%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.76%) FileNet
9 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.76%) OnBase
9 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.76%) Figma
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.53%) Magento
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.76%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.21%) Azure
2 9 (6.87%) AWS
3 6 (4.58%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (4.58%) OneDrive
4 5 (3.82%) Google Analytics
5 4 (3.05%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (3.05%) OpenShift
5 4 (3.05%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.29%) GCP
6 3 (2.29%) NuGet
6 3 (2.29%) Office 365
7 2 (1.53%) IaaS
7 2 (1.53%) PaaS
7 2 (1.53%) SaaS
7 2 (1.53%) Veeva
8 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.76%) npm
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) Intranet
2 6 (4.58%) Skype
3 4 (3.05%) Internet
4 2 (1.53%) DHCP
4 2 (1.53%) DNS
4 2 (1.53%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.76%) HTTP
5 1 (0.76%) LAN
5 1 (0.76%) NAS
5 1 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.76%) VoIP
5 1 (0.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.76%) MySQL
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (8.40%) JIRA
2 10 (7.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.29%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.29%) gulp
3 3 (2.29%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.53%) FishEye
4 2 (1.53%) Grunt
4 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.53%) webpack
5 1 (0.76%) Bower
5 1 (0.76%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.76%) ESLint
5 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.76%) PostCSS
5 1 (0.76%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.76%) Subversion
5 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (15.27%) Marketing
2 19 (14.50%) Finance
3 12 (9.16%) Public Sector
4 10 (7.63%) Publishing
5 6 (4.58%) Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Local Government
6 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.29%) Retail
6 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.53%) Back Office
7 2 (1.53%) Front Office
7 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Electronics
8 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (35.11%) Developer
2 16 (12.21%) Architect
3 11 (8.40%) Project Manager
3 11 (8.40%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (6.87%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (6.11%) Analyst
5 8 (6.11%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.34%) Digital Project Manager
6 7 (5.34%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.58%) CMS Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (3.82%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.05%) Angular Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Content Editor
9 4 (3.05%) Digital Business Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.05%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.05%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Salesforce Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.14%) HTML
2 25 (19.08%) CSS
3 15 (11.45%) .NET
4 14 (10.69%) Web Services
5 9 (6.87%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.11%) React
6 8 (6.11%) REST
7 7 (5.34%) HTML5
8 6 (4.58%) Node.js
9 5 (3.82%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.82%) Flash
9 5 (3.82%) GraphQL
9 5 (3.82%) LDAP
9 5 (3.82%) SOAP
10 4 (3.05%) CSS3
10 4 (3.05%) jQuery
10 4 (3.05%) Sass
10 4 (3.05%) Spring
10 4 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) User Experience
2 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (3.82%) IPTV
3 5 (3.82%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (3.82%) STB
3 5 (3.82%) Video on Demand
3 5 (3.82%) Video\Live Streaming
4 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.05%) Marketing Technology
5 3 (2.29%) CMDB
5 3 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.29%) Social Media
6 2 (1.53%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.53%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.34%) Windows
2 5 (3.82%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.05%) Linux
3 4 (3.05%) Unix
4 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.76%) Android
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.72%) Content Management
3 26 (19.85%) Analytics
4 22 (16.79%) Scrum
5 18 (13.74%) CRM
6 17 (12.98%) Migration
7 16 (12.21%) DevOps
8 14 (10.69%) ITIL
8 14 (10.69%) Web Development
9 12 (9.16%) Project Management
9 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.63%) Microservices
10 10 (7.63%) Project Delivery
11 9 (6.87%) Data Modelling
11 9 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (6.87%) SDLC
12 8 (6.11%) Kanban
12 8 (6.11%) SEO
13 7 (5.34%) Asset Management
13 7 (5.34%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.66%) JavaScript
2 17 (12.98%) Java
3 16 (12.21%) C#
4 11 (8.40%) SQL
5 10 (7.63%) Python
6 7 (5.34%) C++
7 6 (4.58%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.82%) ActionScript
8 5 (3.82%) BrightScript
8 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.05%) Apex Code
9 4 (3.05%) PHP
10 3 (2.29%) C
11 2 (1.53%) ES6
11 2 (1.53%) Groovy
12 1 (0.76%) Ada
12 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (3.82%) Degree
2 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.53%) PMP
5 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) GDPR
1 4 (3.05%) P3O
1 4 (3.05%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.82%) Docker
3 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.58%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.05%) SCCM
3 2 (1.53%) Ansible
3 2 (1.53%) Perfmon
3 2 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.53%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.76%) Nagios
4 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.76%) Puppet
4 1 (0.76%) Salt
4 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.92%) Adobe
3 11 (8.40%) Google
3 11 (8.40%) Sitecore
4 10 (7.63%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.82%) Pardot
5 5 (3.82%) Roku
5 5 (3.82%) ServiceNow
5 5 (3.82%) Tealium
6 4 (3.05%) Oracle
7 3 (2.29%) VMware
8 2 (1.53%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.53%) Avaya
8 2 (1.53%) IBM
8 2 (1.53%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.53%) Netlify
8 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.53%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (1.53%) Sybase
9 1 (0.76%) Cognizant