Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 186 148
Rank change year-on-year -3 -38 -42
Contract jobs citing CMS 705 715 830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.51% 1.51% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.70% 8.83% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 510 649
London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £275 £262 £218
90th Percentile £585 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 11
London median hourly rate £24.11 £42.50 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.27% +129.17% -15.70%
10th Percentile £24.00 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.87 £47.83 £85.00
England median hourly rate £31.37 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -10.37% +62.79% -2.27%

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 8,107 8,100 8,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.33% 17.15% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,691 5,826 6,020
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 105 103
London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.44 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.45% +13.53% -16.08%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.50 £12.55
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £56.49
England median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +7.07%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +22 140 £450 +12.50% 37
West London -23 34 £450 -6.98% 38
South London -14 24 £500 +33.33% 7
East London -44 10 £525 +16.67% 6
North London -11 2 £403 +22.90% 3
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 348 (49.36%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (35.89%) JavaScript
3 238 (33.76%) Content Management
4 230 (32.62%) HTML
5 214 (30.35%) CSS
6 136 (19.29%) .NET
7 127 (18.01%) User Experience
8 117 (16.60%) Finance
9 113 (16.03%) Scrum
10 110 (15.60%) Java
11 107 (15.18%) C#
12 106 (15.04%) E-Commerce
13 105 (14.89%) Git (software)
14 99 (14.04%) Web Development
15 96 (13.62%) MVC
16 94 (13.33%) Front End Development
17 91 (12.91%) HTML5
18 87 (12.34%) Analytics
19 81 (11.49%) Adobe
20 80 (11.35%) XML
20 80 (11.35%) TDD
21 75 (10.64%) AngularJS
21 75 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
22 74 (10.50%) ASP.NET
23 73 (10.35%) Web Services
23 73 (10.35%) PHP
24 71 (10.07%) Marketing
25 68 (9.65%) jQuery
26 65 (9.22%) JIRA
26 65 (9.22%) SQL

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 64 (9.08%) Umbraco
2 63 (8.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 61 (8.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 61 (8.65%) Drupal
4 55 (7.80%) WordPress
5 34 (4.82%) SharePoint
6 24 (3.40%) Confluence
7 22 (3.12%) CoreMedia CMS
8 11 (1.56%) Alfresco
9 9 (1.28%) EPiServer
9 9 (1.28%) IIS
10 7 (0.99%) Apache
10 7 (0.99%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.99%) JBoss
11 6 (0.85%) Magnolia
12 5 (0.71%) FileNet
12 5 (0.71%) Kentico
12 5 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.57%) Documentum
13 4 (0.57%) OnBase
Applications
1 25 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 17 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.71%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (0.71%) InDesign
7 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.28%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.28%) Snapchat
9 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.14%) HipChat
9 1 (0.14%) InVision
9 1 (0.14%) Mingle
9 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.13%) Magento
2 4 (0.57%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 75 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.55%) GitHub
4 20 (2.84%) npm
5 19 (2.70%) PaaS
6 11 (1.56%) Google Analytics
6 11 (1.56%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.99%) SaaS
8 6 (0.85%) Office 365
8 6 (0.85%) Sauce Labs
9 5 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (0.71%) Serverless
10 4 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.57%) IaaS
10 4 (0.57%) Route 53
11 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.99%) HTTP
1 14 (1.99%) Internet
2 12 (1.70%) AMQP
3 8 (1.13%) FTP
3 8 (1.13%) SMTP
3 8 (1.13%) SSH
4 7 (0.99%) Intranet
5 6 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (0.85%) ISDN
5 6 (0.85%) MPLS
5 6 (0.85%) Network Security
5 6 (0.85%) Wireless
6 4 (0.57%) Firewall
6 4 (0.57%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.43%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.43%) LAN
7 3 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.67%) MySQL
3 36 (5.11%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.98%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.43%) Big Data
11 3 (0.43%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.43%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.28%) Endeca
12 2 (0.28%) Power BI
12 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.28%) Squirro
Development Applications
1 105 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 65 (9.22%) JIRA
3 54 (7.66%) Jenkins
4 30 (4.26%) Selenium
5 28 (3.97%) Cucumber
6 24 (3.40%) gulp
7 17 (2.41%) Protractor
8 16 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 16 (2.27%) Maven
8 16 (2.27%) Subversion
9 15 (2.13%) Gradle
9 15 (2.13%) Grunt
10 14 (1.99%) Mocha
11 11 (1.56%) git-flow
11 11 (1.56%) Xcode
12 10 (1.42%) WebDriver
13 9 (1.28%) Appium
13 9 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (1.28%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.13%) GitLab
General
1 117 (16.60%) Finance
2 71 (10.07%) Marketing
3 56 (7.94%) Publishing
4 47 (6.67%) Retail
5 33 (4.68%) Banking
6 19 (2.70%) Games
7 18 (2.55%) Advertising
8 17 (2.41%) Back Office
9 15 (2.13%) Law
10 11 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.56%) Online Betting
11 7 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.85%) Legal
13 4 (0.57%) Local Government
13 4 (0.57%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.57%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.43%) French Language
14 3 (0.43%) Front Office
14 3 (0.43%) German Language
15 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 354 (50.21%) Developer
2 66 (9.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 61 (8.65%) Analyst
4 57 (8.09%) .NET Developer
5 44 (6.24%) Java Developer
6 41 (5.82%) C# Developer
7 38 (5.39%) JavaScript Developer
8 35 (4.96%) Business Analyst
8 35 (4.96%) Project Manager
9 33 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 33 (4.68%) Web Developer
10 31 (4.40%) CMS Developer
11 28 (3.97%) PHP Developer
12 26 (3.69%) Architect
12 26 (3.69%) Author
12 26 (3.69%) Tester
13 25 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
14 24 (3.40%) HTML Developer
14 24 (3.40%) Technical Author
15 23 (3.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (32.62%) HTML
2 214 (30.35%) CSS
3 136 (19.29%) .NET
4 91 (12.91%) HTML5
5 80 (11.35%) XML
6 75 (10.64%) AngularJS
7 74 (10.50%) ASP.NET
8 73 (10.35%) Web Services
9 68 (9.65%) jQuery
10 61 (8.65%) CSS3
11 56 (7.94%) React
12 54 (7.66%) Sass
13 46 (6.52%) Node.js
14 45 (6.38%) Ajax
15 34 (4.82%) REST
15 34 (4.82%) Spring
16 33 (4.68%) JSON
17 29 (4.11%) RESTful
18 27 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 25 (3.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (18.01%) User Experience
2 50 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 19 (2.70%) Graphic Design
5 18 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (2.13%) CMDB
9 13 (1.84%) Social Media
10 12 (1.70%) Fintech
11 11 (1.56%) Online Games
11 11 (1.56%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.28%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.13%) iPad
13 8 (1.13%) Video Editing
13 8 (1.13%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.85%) Blog
14 6 (0.85%) Wiki
15 5 (0.71%) Cloud Native
15 5 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (7.80%) Linux
2 26 (3.69%) Windows
3 20 (2.84%) Unix
4 15 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.99%) Android
6 7 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.71%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.71%) Solaris
8 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.28%) CentOS
9 2 (0.28%) Debian
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.14%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.14%) VME
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (49.36%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (33.76%) Content Management
3 113 (16.03%) Scrum
4 106 (15.04%) E-Commerce
5 99 (14.04%) Web Development
6 96 (13.62%) MVC
7 94 (13.33%) Front End Development
8 87 (12.34%) Analytics
9 80 (11.35%) TDD
10 63 (8.94%) Migration
11 61 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (8.37%) OO
13 58 (8.23%) Test Automation
14 56 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
15 52 (7.38%) Open Source
16 49 (6.95%) Project Management
17 47 (6.67%) DevOps
17 47 (6.67%) SDLC
17 47 (6.67%) SEO
18 45 (6.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 253 (35.89%) JavaScript
2 110 (15.60%) Java
3 107 (15.18%) C#
4 73 (10.35%) PHP
5 65 (9.22%) SQL
6 27 (3.83%) ES6
7 25 (3.55%) Java 8
8 21 (2.98%) Python
9 19 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.84%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.42%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.28%) C++
13 7 (0.99%) Groovy
13 7 (0.99%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.99%) Ruby
14 6 (0.85%) Apple Swift
14 6 (0.85%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.57%) C
16 3 (0.43%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (6.38%) Degree
2 27 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.85%) CCNP
6 6 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.85%) DBS Check
6 6 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.71%) ISEB
7 5 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.28%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.14%) APMP
10 1 (0.14%) IIBA
10 1 (0.14%) MBA
10 1 (0.14%) PhD
10 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.10%) QA
2 8 (1.13%) WCAG
3 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.28%) GDPR
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) PMO
4 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.14%) SEPA
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (8.37%) Docker
2 21 (2.98%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.85%) ProxySG
4 5 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.43%) vSphere
5 3 (0.43%) XenApp
6 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (4.40%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (1.70%) Docker Swarm
4 6 (0.85%) Capistrano
4 6 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (0.71%) HP ALM
6 4 (0.57%) Terraform
7 3 (0.43%) Nagios
7 3 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.28%) Ansible
8 2 (0.28%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.28%) Icinga
8 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.28%) Puppet
8 2 (0.28%) SafeCom
8 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.14%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.14%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 81 (11.49%) Adobe
2 63 (8.94%) Sitecore
3 49 (6.95%) Microsoft
4 27 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (3.69%) Google
6 24 (3.40%) Oracle
6 24 (3.40%) ServiceNow
7 17 (2.41%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.28%) ATG
9 8 (1.13%) SAP
10 7 (0.99%) IBM
11 6 (0.85%) Blue Coat
11 6 (0.85%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.85%) Cisco
11 6 (0.85%) Escenic
11 6 (0.85%) F5
11 6 (0.85%) Meraki
11 6 (0.85%) SolarWinds
12 5 (0.71%) EnterpriseDB
12 5 (0.71%) VMware