Period
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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 278 233 239
Rank change year-on-year -45 +6 -14
Contract jobs citing CMS 361 251 212
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.94% 1.06% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.37% 7.48% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 201 144
10th Percentile £363 £300 £291
25th Percentile £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £650 £544 £550
90th Percentile £719 £625 £600
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
10th Percentile £26.30 £16.18 £23.00
25th Percentile £34.42 £19.44 £25.25
Median hourly rate £47.95 £22.50 £29.03
Median % change year-on-year +113.09% -22.48% -22.60%
75th Percentile £61.47 £23.75 £30.05
90th Percentile £69.59 - -
England median hourly rate £75.00 £19.91 £33.25
% change year-on-year +276.74% -40.13% +9.02%

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 4,901 3,354 3,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.72% 14.11% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,452 2,397 2,133
10th Percentile £369 £325 £313
25th Percentile £463 £418 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +11.12% +2.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £600
90th Percentile £775 £688 £700
England median daily rate £525 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +8.81% +1.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 27
10th Percentile £21.31 £17.00 £15.00
25th Percentile £26.34 £21.25 £19.56
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.25 £26.48
Median % change year-on-year -6.83% +52.00% -2.83%
75th Percentile £61.88 £57.50 £44.69
90th Percentile £74.00 £68.95 £61.20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% +17.23%

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 17 May 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CMS in London over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -8 46 £510 +6.31% 26
West London +7 22 £625 +38.89% 6
North London -3 3 £475 +35.71%
South London -9 1 £550 +69.23%
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 153 (42.38%) Agile
2 116 (32.13%) Content Management
3 92 (25.48%) User Experience
4 84 (23.27%) JavaScript
5 75 (20.78%) HTML
6 73 (20.22%) Marketing
7 70 (19.39%) Social Skills
8 67 (18.56%) CSS
9 53 (14.68%) Analytics
9 53 (14.68%) React
10 52 (14.40%) Accessibility
11 50 (13.85%) Microsoft
11 50 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (13.57%) Project Management
13 47 (13.02%) CRM
13 47 (13.02%) DevOps
14 45 (12.47%) SEO
14 45 (12.47%) Azure
15 43 (11.91%) Sitecore CMS
15 43 (11.91%) Sitecore
16 42 (11.63%) Front End Development
17 41 (11.36%) Finance
18 37 (10.25%) .NET
18 37 (10.25%) Adobe
19 36 (9.97%) E-Commerce
19 36 (9.97%) HTML5
20 35 (9.70%) Publishing
21 34 (9.42%) Test Automation
22 32 (8.86%) Git (software)
22 32 (8.86%) Node.js

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 43 (11.91%) Sitecore CMS
2 28 (7.76%) Drupal
3 22 (6.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 17 (4.71%) Umbraco
5 16 (4.43%) Headless CMS
6 15 (4.16%) Confluence
6 15 (4.16%) WordPress
7 8 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.66%) EPiServer
8 6 (1.66%) Kentico
9 5 (1.39%) CICS
9 5 (1.39%) IIS
10 4 (1.11%) Apache
11 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.83%) Documentum
11 3 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.55%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.55%) JBoss
12 2 (0.55%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (4.43%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.94%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.66%) Sketch
6 5 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (1.11%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.55%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.28%) InVision
9 1 (0.28%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (1.66%) Shopify
2 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.11%) VisionPLUS
4 3 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.83%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.55%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.55%) Magento
5 2 (0.55%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.55%) Workfront
6 1 (0.28%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 45 (12.47%) Azure
2 26 (7.20%) GitHub
3 24 (6.65%) Google Analytics
4 22 (6.09%) AWS
5 10 (2.77%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (2.49%) SaaS
6 9 (2.49%) Serverless
7 7 (1.94%) Siteimprove
8 6 (1.66%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.66%) Figma
8 6 (1.66%) Power Platform
8 6 (1.66%) Slack
9 5 (1.39%) npm
10 4 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.11%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.11%) GCP
10 4 (1.11%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.05%) Internet
2 7 (1.94%) Intranet
3 6 (1.66%) SSL
3 6 (1.66%) VoIP
3 6 (1.66%) WebEx
4 5 (1.39%) DNS
4 5 (1.39%) H.323
4 5 (1.39%) SCCP
5 3 (0.83%) PSTN
6 2 (0.55%) DSL
6 2 (0.55%) Firewall
6 2 (0.55%) HTTP
6 2 (0.55%) ISDN
6 2 (0.55%) MGCP
6 2 (0.55%) QSIG
6 2 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.55%) VPN
7 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.05%) MySQL
3 10 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.66%) Power BI
5 5 (1.39%) Tableau
6 4 (1.11%) BigQuery
6 4 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.83%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.83%) Looker
8 2 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.55%) Big Data
8 2 (0.55%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.55%) Redis
9 1 (0.28%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (8.86%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.76%) JIRA
3 15 (4.16%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.05%) Bitbucket
5 10 (2.77%) Storybook
6 9 (2.49%) Cypress.io
7 7 (1.94%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.39%) ESLint
9 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.11%) git-flow
10 4 (1.11%) GitLab
10 4 (1.11%) webpack
11 3 (0.83%) Maven
12 2 (0.55%) Babel
12 2 (0.55%) Grunt
12 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.55%) Mocha
12 2 (0.55%) SonarQube
General
1 73 (20.22%) Marketing
2 70 (19.39%) Social Skills
3 41 (11.36%) Finance
4 35 (9.70%) Publishing
5 24 (6.65%) Banking
5 24 (6.65%) Retail
6 17 (4.71%) Presentation Skills
7 16 (4.43%) Investment Banking
8 14 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (3.60%) Legal
9 13 (3.60%) Telecoms
10 12 (3.32%) Multimedia
11 11 (3.05%) Public Sector
12 10 (2.77%) Billing
12 10 (2.77%) Influencing Skills
13 9 (2.49%) Law
14 6 (1.66%) General Ledger
14 6 (1.66%) Organisational Skills
15 5 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (1.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 103 (28.53%) Developer
2 37 (10.25%) Analyst
3 28 (7.76%) Business Analyst
3 28 (7.76%) Designer
4 27 (7.48%) Architect
5 21 (5.82%) Project Manager
6 20 (5.54%) React Developer
7 19 (5.26%) Content Designer
8 17 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 16 (4.43%) C++ Developer
9 16 (4.43%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 16 (4.43%) Digital Analyst
9 16 (4.43%) Digital Business Analyst
9 16 (4.43%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
9 16 (4.43%) Quantitative Developer
10 15 (4.16%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (3.60%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.32%) Content Editor
12 12 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.32%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (20.78%) HTML
2 67 (18.56%) CSS
3 53 (14.68%) React
4 37 (10.25%) .NET
5 36 (9.97%) HTML5
6 32 (8.86%) Node.js
7 26 (7.20%) XML
8 25 (6.93%) REST
9 19 (5.26%) Redux
10 18 (4.99%) CSS3
11 16 (4.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 16 (4.43%) GraphQL
11 16 (4.43%) jQuery
11 16 (4.43%) STL
12 15 (4.16%) AngularJS
12 15 (4.16%) JSON
13 14 (3.88%) Web Services
14 13 (3.60%) Next.js
15 9 (2.49%) Sass
15 9 (2.49%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 92 (25.48%) User Experience
2 22 (6.09%) Social Media
3 16 (4.43%) Derivative
3 16 (4.43%) Fixed Income
3 16 (4.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (4.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 16 (4.43%) Swaptions
4 10 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.49%) Marketing Technology
6 8 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.94%) CMDB
8 6 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.11%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.83%) Acoustics
11 3 (0.83%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.83%) Life Science
11 3 (0.83%) Sports Betting
11 3 (0.83%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.99%) Windows
1 18 (4.99%) Windows 10
2 17 (4.71%) Linux
3 14 (3.88%) Unix
4 5 (1.39%) Android
4 5 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (42.38%) Agile
2 116 (32.13%) Content Management
3 53 (14.68%) Analytics
4 50 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (13.57%) Project Management
6 47 (13.02%) CRM
6 47 (13.02%) DevOps
7 45 (12.47%) SEO
8 42 (11.63%) Front End Development
9 36 (9.97%) E-Commerce
10 34 (9.42%) Test Automation
11 30 (8.31%) Scrum
11 30 (8.31%) UX Design
12 29 (8.03%) Migration
13 28 (7.76%) Responsive Web Design
13 28 (7.76%) User Stories
14 26 (7.20%) Full Stack Development
15 25 (6.93%) Digital Marketing
15 25 (6.93%) Waterfall
16 24 (6.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 84 (23.27%) JavaScript
2 32 (8.86%) C#
3 24 (6.65%) Java
4 23 (6.37%) TypeScript
5 22 (6.09%) PHP
6 19 (5.26%) SQL
7 17 (4.71%) C++
7 17 (4.71%) Python
8 11 (3.05%) Bash
9 8 (2.22%) C
10 5 (1.39%) ES6
10 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.83%) Ruby
12 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (5.82%) Degree
2 8 (2.22%) PMP
3 4 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.28%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.28%) HND
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.28%) MCSA
6 1 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (14.40%) Accessibility
2 17 (4.71%) QA
3 13 (3.60%) WCAG
4 6 (1.66%) GDPR
5 3 (0.83%) SLA
6 1 (0.28%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.55%) Docker
2 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (2.77%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.11%) Ansible
4 2 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.91%) Sitecore
3 37 (10.25%) Adobe
4 31 (8.59%) Google
5 19 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.05%) hybris
7 8 (2.22%) Oracle
8 7 (1.94%) BT
8 7 (1.94%) Pardot
9 6 (1.66%) Cisco
10 5 (1.39%) SAP
11 4 (1.11%) Anaplan
11 4 (1.11%) FatWire
11 4 (1.11%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.11%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.83%) Cadence
12 3 (0.83%) Cognizant
12 3 (0.83%) New Relic
12 3 (0.83%) Red Box
13 2 (0.55%) Sun