Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 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
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 174 134
Rank change year-on-year -41 -40 -9
Contract jobs citing CMS 533 734 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.32% 1.61% 1.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.32% 9.32% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 545 500
London median daily rate £450 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +75.75%
10th Percentile £27.00 £23.33 £13.40
90th Percentile £52.51 £47.83 £139.50
England median hourly rate £35.75 £17.32 £25.75
% change year-on-year +106.41% -32.74% +98.08%

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 6,405 7,874 7,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.91% 17.27% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,436 5,619 5,081
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £460 £430
% change year-on-year +3.26% +6.98% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 76 73
London median hourly rate £34.51 £20.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.34% -6.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £18.63 £13.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.63 £52.25
England median hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.95% - -5.00%

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 -34 98 £475 -5.00% 9
West London -2 34 £431 -4.32% 7
South London +16 14 £525 +5.00% 2
East London -16 7 £322 -32.15% 6
North London -2 6 £188 -62.50% 1
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 235 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (42.59%) JavaScript
3 211 (39.59%) CSS
4 201 (37.71%) HTML
5 181 (33.96%) Content Management
6 115 (21.58%) Scrum
6 115 (21.58%) Marketing
7 101 (18.95%) Adobe
8 97 (18.20%) Finance
9 94 (17.64%) User Experience
10 87 (16.32%) HTML5
11 84 (15.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 82 (15.38%) XML
13 81 (15.20%) jQuery
14 73 (13.70%) Java
14 73 (13.70%) .NET
15 72 (13.51%) Sass
16 71 (13.32%) AngularJS
16 71 (13.32%) Analytics
16 71 (13.32%) Mobile App
17 70 (13.13%) Front End Development
17 70 (13.13%) QA
17 70 (13.13%) Git (software)
18 66 (12.38%) DevOps
19 65 (12.20%) JIRA
20 64 (12.01%) MVC
21 63 (11.82%) E-Commerce
22 62 (11.63%) Test Automation
23 60 (11.26%) Web Development
23 60 (11.26%) 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 84 (15.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 57 (10.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 44 (8.26%) Umbraco
4 43 (8.07%) Drupal
5 34 (6.38%) WordPress
6 30 (5.63%) Apache
7 17 (3.19%) SharePoint
8 16 (3.00%) Confluence
9 12 (2.25%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.69%) Kentico
11 8 (1.50%) Magnolia
12 7 (1.31%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.31%) EPiServer
13 6 (1.13%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.94%) IIS
14 5 (0.94%) Moodle
15 4 (0.75%) CoreMedia CMS
16 3 (0.56%) Documentum
16 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (1.88%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.69%) Sketch
3 7 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.56%) InDesign
7 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.38%) InVision
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.19%) Marvel
8 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.00%) Magento
2 4 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.56%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.38%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (5.25%) Google Analytics
4 25 (4.69%) npm
5 8 (1.50%) MailChimp
6 6 (1.13%) PaaS
7 5 (0.94%) GitHub
8 4 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.75%) Office 365
8 4 (0.75%) Route 53
8 4 (0.75%) SaaS
9 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.56%) IaaS
9 3 (0.56%) Slack
9 3 (0.56%) Yammer
10 2 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.31%) Internet
1 7 (1.31%) Intranet
2 3 (0.56%) NFC
3 2 (0.38%) DWDM
3 2 (0.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.19%) AMQP
4 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.19%) FTP
4 1 (0.19%) H.323
4 1 (0.19%) Skype
4 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.19%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.25%) MySQL
2 26 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.06%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.50%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.56%) Redis
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.38%) Big Data
7 2 (0.38%) phpMyAdmin
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) Endeca
8 1 (0.19%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.19%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 65 (12.20%) JIRA
3 41 (7.69%) Grunt
4 29 (5.44%) gulp
5 26 (4.88%) Selenium
6 19 (3.56%) webpack
7 18 (3.38%) Bower
7 18 (3.38%) Jenkins
8 17 (3.19%) JUnit
9 16 (3.00%) Mockito
10 15 (2.81%) Mercurial
10 15 (2.81%) Subversion
11 11 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (1.88%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.69%) Redmine
14 8 (1.50%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (1.31%) Visual Studio
16 6 (1.13%) git-flow
16 6 (1.13%) Jasmine
16 6 (1.13%) TeamCity
General
1 115 (21.58%) Marketing
2 97 (18.20%) Finance
3 35 (6.57%) Retail
4 22 (4.13%) Banking
5 16 (3.00%) Publishing
6 13 (2.44%) Advertising
7 10 (1.88%) Legal
8 8 (1.50%) Front Office
9 6 (1.13%) Games
10 5 (0.94%) Automotive
10 5 (0.94%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.75%) Back Office
12 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.56%) Law
13 2 (0.38%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.19%) Electronics
14 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 260 (48.78%) Developer
2 49 (9.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 45 (8.44%) Analyst
4 37 (6.94%) .NET Developer
5 33 (6.19%) ServiceNow Developer
6 32 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 24 (4.50%) Business Analyst
7 24 (4.50%) Web Developer
8 23 (4.32%) Tester
9 22 (4.13%) CMS Developer
9 22 (4.13%) PHP Developer
10 21 (3.94%) Digital Project Manager
11 20 (3.75%) Java Developer
12 18 (3.38%) Designer
12 18 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
13 17 (3.19%) Architect
13 17 (3.19%) C# Developer
14 16 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
14 16 (3.00%) React Developer
15 14 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (39.59%) CSS
2 201 (37.71%) HTML
3 87 (16.32%) HTML5
4 82 (15.38%) XML
5 81 (15.20%) jQuery
6 73 (13.70%) .NET
7 72 (13.51%) Sass
8 71 (13.32%) AngularJS
9 57 (10.69%) CSS3
10 48 (9.01%) Web Services
11 46 (8.63%) Ajax
12 44 (8.26%) React
13 39 (7.32%) ASP.NET
13 39 (7.32%) REST
14 38 (7.13%) Node.js
15 28 (5.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (4.13%) Vue.js
17 20 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (3.56%) JSON
18 19 (3.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.64%) User Experience
2 71 (13.32%) Mobile App
3 51 (9.57%) Social Media
4 38 (7.13%) Virtual Team
5 36 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.25%) Fintech
7 11 (2.06%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.88%) CMDB
8 10 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.50%) Vector Graphics
10 7 (1.31%) New Media
10 7 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.13%) CUDA
11 6 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.13%) iPad
11 6 (1.13%) Video on Demand
12 5 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (0.94%) Online Games
12 5 (0.94%) W3C
13 4 (0.75%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.63%) Linux
2 22 (4.13%) Windows
3 13 (2.44%) Android
3 13 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.56%) Unix
5 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.38%) VMS
6 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
7 1 (0.19%) Debian
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (33.96%) Content Management
3 115 (21.58%) Scrum
4 71 (13.32%) Analytics
5 70 (13.13%) Front End Development
6 66 (12.38%) DevOps
7 64 (12.01%) MVC
8 63 (11.82%) E-Commerce
9 62 (11.63%) Test Automation
10 60 (11.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 60 (11.26%) Web Development
11 50 (9.38%) TDD
12 49 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
13 42 (7.88%) SDLC
13 42 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 40 (7.50%) SEO
15 37 (6.94%) Project Management
16 36 (6.75%) Release Train
17 33 (6.19%) ITSM
17 33 (6.19%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 227 (42.59%) JavaScript
2 73 (13.70%) Java
3 60 (11.26%) PHP
4 57 (10.69%) C#
5 51 (9.57%) SQL
6 25 (4.69%) ES6
7 20 (3.75%) Java 8
8 13 (2.44%) Python
9 10 (1.88%) C++
10 9 (1.69%) Ruby
11 4 (0.75%) PHP 7
11 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.56%) ES7
12 3 (0.56%) Groovy
12 3 (0.56%) Perl
13 2 (0.38%) Ada
13 2 (0.38%) AWK
13 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.38%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (5.25%) Degree
2 17 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.94%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.94%) MBA
5 4 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.38%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.19%) APMP
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (13.13%) QA
2 5 (0.94%) WCAG
3 3 (0.56%) GDPR
3 3 (0.56%) SEPA
3 3 (0.56%) SLA
3 3 (0.56%) TARGET2
4 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (5.44%) Docker
2 7 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (2.63%) Puppet
2 13 (2.44%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.94%) Terraform
4 3 (0.56%) SafeCom
5 2 (0.38%) Ansible
5 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.38%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.19%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.19%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 101 (18.95%) Adobe
2 57 (10.69%) Sitecore
3 37 (6.94%) Google
4 34 (6.38%) ServiceNow
5 20 (3.75%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.50%) IBM
6 8 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.31%) Facebook
7 7 (1.31%) Twitter
8 6 (1.13%) NVIDIA
8 6 (1.13%) Oracle
9 5 (0.94%) hybris
9 5 (0.94%) YouTube
10 3 (0.56%) ATG
10 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.56%) Becrypt
10 3 (0.56%) Citrix
10 3 (0.56%) Instagram
10 3 (0.56%) Marketo
10 3 (0.56%) VMware