Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 157 134
Rank change year-on-year -39 -23 -27
Contract jobs citing CMS 682 730 869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.48% 1.74% 1.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.50% 9.81% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 491 657
London median daily rate £466 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +8.43% +10.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £263
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 4
London median hourly rate £37.75 £16.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.94% +4.07% -30.68%
10th Percentile £24.00 £13.50 £10.96
90th Percentile £52.62 £126.75 £20.40
England median hourly rate £24.00 £29.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year -18.64% +57.97% -43.41%

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 8,024 7,439 8,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.37% 17.77% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,703 5,197 5,813
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £639 £625
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 86 89
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.70 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £54.38 £43.90
England median hourly rate £20.48 £19.82 £19.72
% change year-on-year +3.33% +0.49% +3.78%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +11 154 £486 +8.06% 34
West London -46 45 £463 +15.63% 42
South London -42 26 £500 +11.11% 3
North London +7 6 £403 -15.26% 2
East London -23 6 £475 +5.56% 9
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 291 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (34.31%) HTML
3 225 (32.99%) JavaScript
4 214 (31.38%) CSS
5 204 (29.91%) Content Management
6 121 (17.74%) Finance
7 113 (16.57%) .NET
8 110 (16.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 110 (16.13%) Sitecore
9 101 (14.81%) Scrum
10 95 (13.93%) C#
11 93 (13.64%) User Experience
12 92 (13.49%) E-Commerce
12 92 (13.49%) Adobe
13 91 (13.34%) AngularJS
14 86 (12.61%) Marketing
15 83 (12.17%) Web Services
16 76 (11.14%) TDD
16 76 (11.14%) HTML5
17 73 (10.70%) Analytics
18 71 (10.41%) Java
19 69 (10.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 68 (9.97%) Git (software)
21 67 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
21 67 (9.82%) Front End Development
21 67 (9.82%) SQL
22 66 (9.68%) XML
22 66 (9.68%) MVC
23 65 (9.53%) Python
24 64 (9.38%) jQuery

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
1 110 (16.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 69 (10.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 47 (6.89%) Umbraco
4 42 (6.16%) WordPress
5 36 (5.28%) Drupal
6 35 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 25 (3.67%) EPiServer
8 20 (2.93%) Apache Solr
8 20 (2.93%) Tomcat
9 18 (2.64%) Confluence
10 14 (2.05%) WebLogic Portal
11 13 (1.91%) Mule
11 13 (1.91%) Mule ESB
12 11 (1.61%) Apache
12 11 (1.61%) IIS
13 10 (1.47%) WebSphere
14 9 (1.32%) Alfresco
15 8 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.88%) Magnolia
16 6 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (5.28%) Photoshop
2 18 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.73%) Acrobat
5 5 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.73%) InDesign
6 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.15%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.15%) HipChat
8 1 (0.15%) InVision
8 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.17%) Magento
2 6 (0.88%) SDL Web 8
3 5 (0.73%) Eloqua
3 5 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.29%) Sprinklr
6 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.15%) Maximo
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.15%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 67 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.81%) GitHub
3 26 (3.81%) npm
4 21 (3.08%) Google Analytics
5 13 (1.91%) Yarn
6 12 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.76%) PaaS
7 10 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
8 8 (1.17%) SaaS
9 7 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 7 (1.03%) G Suite
9 7 (1.03%) Trello
10 6 (0.88%) Office 365
11 5 (0.73%) Slack
12 4 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.59%) Serverless
13 3 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.76%) DNS
1 12 (1.76%) Internet
2 10 (1.47%) HTTP
3 8 (1.17%) Firewall
3 8 (1.17%) SMS
3 8 (1.17%) SNMP
4 7 (1.03%) Intranet
5 6 (0.88%) LAN
6 5 (0.73%) Skype
6 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.59%) SMTP
7 4 (0.59%) SSH
7 4 (0.59%) SSL
7 4 (0.59%) WAN
8 3 (0.44%) H.323
8 3 (0.44%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.44%) QSIG
8 3 (0.44%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.72%) MySQL
3 36 (5.28%) MongoDB
4 29 (4.25%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.20%) Endeca
7 10 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.32%) EDRMS
9 6 (0.88%) Couchbase
9 6 (0.88%) CouchDB
10 5 (0.73%) Big Data
10 5 (0.73%) Jackrabbit
11 4 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.29%) DB2
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 68 (9.97%) Git (software)
2 62 (9.09%) JIRA
3 19 (2.79%) Cucumber
4 18 (2.64%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.64%) Selenium
4 18 (2.64%) TeamCity
4 18 (2.64%) Xcode
5 16 (2.35%) Subversion
5 16 (2.35%) webpack
6 15 (2.20%) JUnit
6 15 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (1.91%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.76%) Mockito
8 12 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (1.61%) Eclipse
9 11 (1.61%) git-flow
10 10 (1.47%) gulp
10 10 (1.47%) Maven
11 9 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
General
1 121 (17.74%) Finance
2 86 (12.61%) Marketing
3 49 (7.18%) Publishing
4 33 (4.84%) Retail
5 25 (3.67%) Banking
6 15 (2.20%) Advertising
6 15 (2.20%) Law
7 12 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.32%) Japanese Language
8 9 (1.32%) Legal
9 8 (1.17%) Back Office
9 8 (1.17%) French Language
9 8 (1.17%) Games
10 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.59%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.59%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.44%) German Language
11 3 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.44%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 317 (46.48%) Developer
2 52 (7.62%) Analyst
3 51 (7.48%) .NET Developer
4 49 (7.18%) Architect
5 41 (6.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 37 (5.43%) Project Manager
6 37 (5.43%) Python Developer
7 34 (4.99%) JavaScript Developer
8 29 (4.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 28 (4.11%) HTML Developer
10 26 (3.81%) HTML CSS Developer
11 25 (3.67%) Senior Developer
11 25 (3.67%) Sitecore Developer
12 23 (3.37%) Business Analyst
12 23 (3.37%) C# Developer
12 23 (3.37%) PHP Developer
12 23 (3.37%) ServiceNow Developer
13 21 (3.08%) CMS Developer
13 21 (3.08%) Django Developer
13 21 (3.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (34.31%) HTML
2 214 (31.38%) CSS
3 113 (16.57%) .NET
4 91 (13.34%) AngularJS
5 83 (12.17%) Web Services
6 76 (11.14%) HTML5
7 66 (9.68%) XML
8 64 (9.38%) jQuery
9 53 (7.77%) CSS3
9 53 (7.77%) RESTful
10 51 (7.48%) Django
11 46 (6.74%) ASP.NET
12 43 (6.30%) Sass
13 39 (5.72%) React
14 37 (5.43%) Ajax
15 35 (5.13%) SOAP
16 31 (4.55%) .NET Framework
17 30 (4.40%) JSON
18 28 (4.11%) REST
19 24 (3.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (13.64%) User Experience
2 39 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 29 (4.25%) iPad
5 17 (2.49%) PKI
6 15 (2.20%) iPhone
6 15 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.91%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.47%) Social Media
10 8 (1.17%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.03%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.88%) Blog
12 6 (0.88%) Fintech
12 6 (0.88%) Graphic Design
12 6 (0.88%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (0.73%) CMDB
14 4 (0.59%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 44 (6.45%) Linux
2 25 (3.67%) Unix
3 21 (3.08%) Windows
4 20 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.03%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.73%) HPUX
7 5 (0.73%) Solaris
8 4 (0.59%) Android
8 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.59%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.44%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.15%) Debian
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (29.91%) Content Management
3 101 (14.81%) Scrum
4 92 (13.49%) E-Commerce
5 76 (11.14%) TDD
6 73 (10.70%) Analytics
7 67 (9.82%) Front End Development
8 66 (9.68%) MVC
9 64 (9.38%) DevOps
9 64 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 63 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
11 58 (8.50%) CRM
12 57 (8.36%) OO
13 56 (8.21%) Migration
14 54 (7.92%) Project Management
14 54 (7.92%) Web Development
15 48 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
16 46 (6.74%) Software Engineering
17 44 (6.45%) BDD
17 44 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 225 (32.99%) JavaScript
2 95 (13.93%) C#
3 71 (10.41%) Java
4 67 (9.82%) SQL
5 65 (9.53%) Python
6 51 (7.48%) PHP
7 30 (4.40%) ES6
8 18 (2.64%) Objective-C
9 17 (2.49%) Apple Swift
10 15 (2.20%) Ruby
11 12 (1.76%) ES7
12 11 (1.61%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.32%) C
13 9 (1.32%) Perl
14 8 (1.17%) Java 8
15 7 (1.03%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.88%) XPath
17 5 (0.73%) Groovy
17 5 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (6.01%) Degree
2 22 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.44%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.44%) CCNA
7 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.44%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.44%) PMP
8 2 (0.29%) CCIE
8 2 (0.29%) CCIE Collaboration
8 2 (0.29%) CISM
8 2 (0.29%) CISSP
8 2 (0.29%) ISEB
8 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.15%) CCVP
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.80%) QA
2 7 (1.03%) GDPR
3 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.59%) SLA
4 3 (0.44%) PMO
4 3 (0.44%) SEPA
4 3 (0.44%) TARGET2
4 3 (0.44%) WCAG
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.29%) PSD2
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
6 1 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 42 (6.16%) Docker
2 12 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.29%) KVM
4 2 (0.29%) LXC
4 2 (0.29%) vCloud
4 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.15%) iptables
5 1 (0.15%) NFS
5 1 (0.15%) Samba
5 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (2.05%) CA Single Sign-On
1 14 (2.05%) OpenSSO
1 14 (2.05%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (1.17%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.73%) Puppet
4 5 (0.73%) SCCM
4 5 (0.73%) TeamSite
5 4 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.44%) Nagios
6 3 (0.44%) Pingdom
6 3 (0.44%) Terraform
7 2 (0.29%) Ansible
7 2 (0.29%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.29%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.29%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 110 (16.13%) Sitecore
2 92 (13.49%) Adobe
3 49 (7.18%) Microsoft
4 35 (5.13%) Google
5 32 (4.69%) ServiceNow
6 31 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (3.23%) ATG
8 18 (2.64%) Oracle
9 15 (2.20%) IBM
10 14 (2.05%) BEA
11 12 (1.76%) hybris
12 11 (1.61%) SAP
13 8 (1.17%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.03%) Cisco
15 6 (0.88%) Avaya
15 6 (0.88%) Demandware
15 6 (0.88%) VMware
16 5 (0.73%) Micro Focus
16 5 (0.73%) Okta
16 5 (0.73%) Splunk