Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 226 176 188
Rank change year-on-year -50 +12 -36
Contract jobs citing CMS 398 728 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.15% 1.56% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.56% 9.01% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 539 518
London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £263 £273 £254
90th Percentile £600 £578 £577
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 21
London median hourly rate £25.68 £24.11 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -43.27% +129.17%
England median hourly rate £32.00 £32.69 £35.00
% change year-on-year -2.10% -6.61% +60.04%

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 5,262 8,076 8,158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.15% 17.25% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,692 5,674 5,859
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £278 £303 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 95 108
London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.84 £21.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.89% +11.09% +19.19%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.30 £12.35
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.82% +10.00% -

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 6 December 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
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 6 December 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 +9 90 £475 +5.56% 29
West London +23 27 £450 - 15
South London +29 7 £375 -21.05% 8
East London +26 7 £325 -35.00% 13
North London +12 3 £368 -8.70% 3
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 180 (45.23%) HTML
2 167 (41.96%) CSS
3 149 (37.44%) JavaScript
4 140 (35.18%) Content Management
5 125 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (20.10%) User Experience
7 71 (17.84%) .NET
8 66 (16.58%) AngularJS
9 64 (16.08%) Front End Development
10 62 (15.58%) Marketing
11 59 (14.82%) C#
12 51 (12.81%) HTML5
13 49 (12.31%) Adobe
14 46 (11.56%) Scrum
14 46 (11.56%) Sitecore CMS
14 46 (11.56%) Sitecore
15 45 (11.31%) Umbraco
16 43 (10.80%) Analytics
17 41 (10.30%) Azure
17 41 (10.30%) E-Commerce
18 40 (10.05%) XML
18 40 (10.05%) CSS3
19 39 (9.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 39 (9.80%) MVC
20 38 (9.55%) Project Management
20 38 (9.55%) Web Development
21 37 (9.30%) ASP.NET
21 37 (9.30%) TDD
22 36 (9.05%) Finance
22 36 (9.05%) Java

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 46 (11.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 45 (11.31%) Umbraco
3 39 (9.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 26 (6.53%) WordPress
5 25 (6.28%) SharePoint
6 23 (5.78%) Drupal
7 15 (3.77%) Kentico
8 13 (3.27%) EPiServer
9 11 (2.76%) IIS
9 11 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (2.51%) Apache
11 9 (2.26%) Confluence
12 8 (2.01%) Magnolia
13 7 (1.76%) Headless CMS
14 5 (1.26%) Skype for Business
15 4 (1.01%) Apache Solr
15 4 (1.01%) Jadu
15 4 (1.01%) JBoss
16 3 (0.75%) Sitefinity
16 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (4.52%) Photoshop
2 16 (4.02%) Sketch
3 12 (3.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (2.26%) MS Visio
6 8 (2.01%) Adobe XD
6 8 (2.01%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (1.01%) Acrobat
8 4 (1.01%) InVision
9 3 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.50%) Lectora
11 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.25%) Figma
11 1 (0.25%) InDesign
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.76%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.26%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.25%) Shopify
4 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 41 (10.30%) Azure
2 17 (4.27%) npm
3 14 (3.52%) AWS
4 12 (3.02%) GitHub
4 12 (3.02%) PaaS
5 10 (2.51%) Google Analytics
6 8 (2.01%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (2.01%) Power Platform
7 5 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (1.01%) IaaS
9 2 (0.50%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.50%) Office 365
9 2 (0.50%) Trello
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.25%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.25%) Google Sheets
10 1 (0.25%) Heroku
10 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.27%) Internet
2 12 (3.02%) Intranet
3 5 (1.26%) DNS
3 5 (1.26%) HTTP
4 4 (1.01%) FTP
5 3 (0.75%) SMTP
5 3 (0.75%) SSH
6 1 (0.25%) Broadband
6 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.25%) PSTN
6 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.25%) RTMP
6 1 (0.25%) Skype
6 1 (0.25%) SMS
6 1 (0.25%) SNMP
6 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.77%) MySQL
3 11 (2.76%) Jackrabbit
4 9 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.01%) Power BI
6 7 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.01%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.01%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.50%) Big Data
11 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (9.05%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.28%) gulp
3 20 (5.03%) JIRA
4 18 (4.52%) Grunt
5 15 (3.77%) TeamCity
6 12 (3.02%) Visual Studio
7 11 (2.76%) Subversion
8 10 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.76%) Axure RP
9 7 (1.76%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.26%) Bower
11 4 (1.01%) git-flow
11 4 (1.01%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.01%) webpack
12 3 (0.75%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.75%) Selenium
12 3 (0.75%) Visual Website Optimizer
13 2 (0.50%) Firebug
13 2 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 62 (15.58%) Marketing
2 36 (9.05%) Finance
3 23 (5.78%) Publishing
4 21 (5.28%) Retail
5 17 (4.27%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.51%) Banking
6 10 (2.51%) Games
6 10 (2.51%) Local Government
7 9 (2.26%) Legal
8 5 (1.26%) Advertising
8 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.75%) Automotive
9 3 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Law
10 2 (0.50%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 207 (52.01%) Developer
2 40 (10.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 28 (7.04%) Project Manager
4 23 (5.78%) .NET Developer
5 22 (5.53%) Architect
6 21 (5.28%) Senior Developer
7 19 (4.77%) ServiceNow Developer
8 18 (4.52%) Designer
9 17 (4.27%) Analyst
10 16 (4.02%) CMS Developer
10 16 (4.02%) Web Developer
11 15 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (3.77%) Sitecore Developer
12 14 (3.52%) Drupal Developer
13 13 (3.27%) Content Manager
13 13 (3.27%) Digital Project Manager
13 13 (3.27%) React Developer
14 12 (3.02%) PHP Developer
15 11 (2.76%) Technical Architect
15 11 (2.76%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (45.23%) HTML
2 167 (41.96%) CSS
3 71 (17.84%) .NET
4 66 (16.58%) AngularJS
5 51 (12.81%) HTML5
6 40 (10.05%) CSS3
6 40 (10.05%) XML
7 37 (9.30%) ASP.NET
8 36 (9.05%) jQuery
9 32 (8.04%) React
10 24 (6.03%) Ajax
10 24 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (5.53%) Sass
11 22 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (5.28%) REST
12 21 (5.28%) RESTful
13 20 (5.03%) Node.js
14 18 (4.52%) Web Services
15 13 (3.27%) LAMP
16 12 (3.02%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 80 (20.10%) User Experience
2 19 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.02%) Social Media
4 11 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.01%) W3C
8 7 (1.76%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.26%) Blog
10 5 (1.26%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.01%) Animation
11 4 (1.01%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.01%) Chromecast
11 4 (1.01%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.75%) Tandem
13 2 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.50%) Learning Management System
13 2 (0.50%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.28%) Windows
2 13 (3.27%) Linux
3 6 (1.51%) Unix
4 5 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.50%) Android
5 2 (0.50%) Solaris
6 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (35.18%) Content Management
2 125 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (16.08%) Front End Development
4 46 (11.56%) Scrum
5 43 (10.80%) Analytics
6 41 (10.30%) E-Commerce
7 39 (9.80%) MVC
8 38 (9.55%) Project Management
8 38 (9.55%) Web Development
9 37 (9.30%) TDD
10 35 (8.79%) CRM
11 32 (8.04%) Migration
12 31 (7.79%) SEO
13 27 (6.78%) DevOps
14 24 (6.03%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 24 (6.03%) Wireframes
15 22 (5.53%) Fintech
16 19 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (4.77%) ITSM
16 19 (4.77%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 149 (37.44%) JavaScript
2 59 (14.82%) C#
3 36 (9.05%) Java
3 36 (9.05%) SQL
4 33 (8.29%) PHP
5 8 (2.01%) ES6
5 8 (2.01%) Python
6 7 (1.76%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.26%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.26%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.01%) Java 8
9 3 (0.75%) ES7
9 3 (0.75%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.50%) ABAP
10 2 (0.50%) Perl
10 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.50%) Ruby
10 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.25%) C
11 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (4.02%) Degree
2 10 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.26%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.01%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.25%) ISEB
7 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.03%) QA
2 9 (2.26%) WCAG
3 3 (0.75%) GDPR
4 2 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (4.52%) Docker
2 6 (1.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.75%) Varnish
4 2 (0.50%) zsh
Systems Management
1 5 (1.26%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.01%) SafeCom
3 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 49 (12.31%) Adobe
2 46 (11.56%) Sitecore
3 33 (8.29%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.03%) ServiceNow
5 17 (4.27%) Google
6 8 (2.01%) Perforce
6 8 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.76%) Apple
8 6 (1.51%) Oracle
9 5 (1.26%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.26%) HubSpot
9 5 (1.26%) IBM
9 5 (1.26%) Nintex
9 5 (1.26%) Tableau
10 4 (1.01%) Becrypt
10 4 (1.01%) Citrix
10 4 (1.01%) Facebook
10 4 (1.01%) SAP
11 3 (0.75%) Demandware
11 3 (0.75%) Zend