Period
to 22 September 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 September 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 224 196 172
Rank change year-on-year -28 -24 -33
Contract jobs citing CMS 446 686 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.17% 1.51% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.53% 8.75% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 503 499
London median daily rate £425 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +6.10%
10th Percentile £263 £272 £219
90th Percentile £588 £575 £582
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 20
London median hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -26.86% -13.37%
10th Percentile £15.18 £24.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £35.88 £95.75 £55.42
England median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% -1.54% +48.61%

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 5,922 7,841 7,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.48% 17.24% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,112 5,549 5,397
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £463 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +0.54% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 107 99
London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +9.76% +17.14%
10th Percentile £15.50 £13.00 £12.70
90th Percentile £52.25 £63.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.68 £21.41 £20.50
% change year-on-year -3.44% +4.45% +2.50%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -27 93 £425 -10.53% 30
West London +10 25 £450 -2.70% 13
North London +1 6 £368 -8.70% 4
East London +4 1 £325 -35.00% 12
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 196 (43.95%) HTML
2 189 (42.38%) CSS
3 187 (41.93%) JavaScript
4 151 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (32.96%) Content Management
6 79 (17.71%) Marketing
6 79 (17.71%) AngularJS
7 76 (17.04%) User Experience
8 71 (15.92%) Adobe
9 70 (15.70%) Scrum
9 70 (15.70%) Front End Development
10 67 (15.02%) .NET
10 67 (15.02%) HTML5
11 62 (13.90%) Finance
12 60 (13.45%) Analytics
13 59 (13.23%) E-Commerce
14 57 (12.78%) Java
15 55 (12.33%) XML
16 53 (11.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 53 (11.88%) jQuery
17 52 (11.66%) Git (software)
18 49 (10.99%) Web Development
18 49 (10.99%) SEO
19 47 (10.54%) C#
19 47 (10.54%) CSS3
20 44 (9.87%) SQL
21 43 (9.64%) Sass
22 42 (9.42%) DevOps
22 42 (9.42%) Project Management
23 41 (9.19%) 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 53 (11.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 41 (9.19%) Sitecore CMS
3 37 (8.30%) WordPress
4 35 (7.85%) Umbraco
5 27 (6.05%) Drupal
6 19 (4.26%) Apache
6 19 (4.26%) SharePoint
7 14 (3.14%) Confluence
8 13 (2.91%) Magnolia
9 9 (2.02%) Headless CMS
9 9 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.79%) EPiServer
10 8 (1.79%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.57%) IIS
11 7 (1.57%) Moodle
12 6 (1.35%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.35%) Kentico
12 6 (1.35%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.90%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.67%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 17 (3.81%) Photoshop
2 11 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (1.79%) Sketch
6 3 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.67%) InVision
7 2 (0.45%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.14%) Magento
2 7 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.45%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.22%) Shopify
4 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.40%) Google Analytics
2 31 (6.95%) Azure
3 17 (3.81%) npm
4 11 (2.47%) AWS
5 9 (2.02%) PaaS
6 8 (1.79%) GitHub
7 7 (1.57%) Adobe Analytics
7 7 (1.57%) Power Platform
8 4 (0.90%) IaaS
8 4 (0.90%) SaaS
9 3 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.45%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.45%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.45%) Office 365
10 2 (0.45%) Serverless
10 2 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.24%) Intranet
2 9 (2.02%) Internet
3 4 (0.90%) HTTP
4 2 (0.45%) DWDM
4 2 (0.45%) FTP
4 2 (0.45%) SMTP
4 2 (0.45%) SSH
4 2 (0.45%) SSL
5 1 (0.22%) Broadband
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.22%) PSTN
5 1 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.22%) RTMP
5 1 (0.22%) Skype
5 1 (0.22%) SMS
5 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.95%) MySQL
2 25 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.57%) NoSQL
3 7 (1.57%) Power BI
3 7 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.90%) Blockchain
5 4 (0.90%) Jackrabbit
5 4 (0.90%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (0.67%) OLTP
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (11.66%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.19%) JIRA
3 28 (6.28%) gulp
4 26 (5.83%) Grunt
5 15 (3.36%) webpack
6 14 (3.14%) Subversion
7 12 (2.69%) TeamCity
8 11 (2.47%) Bower
8 11 (2.47%) JUnit
8 11 (2.47%) Mockito
8 11 (2.47%) Selenium
9 10 (2.24%) Mercurial
10 9 (2.02%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (1.35%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.12%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.12%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.90%) SoapUI
General
1 79 (17.71%) Marketing
2 62 (13.90%) Finance
3 27 (6.05%) Publishing
4 26 (5.83%) Retail
5 13 (2.91%) Legal
5 13 (2.91%) Public Sector
6 12 (2.69%) Advertising
6 12 (2.69%) Banking
7 8 (1.79%) Games
8 6 (1.35%) Local Government
8 6 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.67%) Automotive
9 3 (0.67%) Law
10 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 226 (50.67%) Developer
2 50 (11.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 30 (6.73%) Analyst
3 30 (6.73%) Project Manager
4 26 (5.83%) .NET Developer
4 26 (5.83%) ServiceNow Developer
5 24 (5.38%) Java Developer
6 20 (4.48%) Architect
7 18 (4.04%) CMS Developer
7 18 (4.04%) Web Developer
8 16 (3.59%) React Developer
9 14 (3.14%) Digital Project Manager
9 14 (3.14%) PHP Developer
9 14 (3.14%) Senior Developer
10 13 (2.91%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (2.47%) Angular Developer
11 11 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (2.47%) Sitecore Developer
12 10 (2.24%) Business Analyst
12 10 (2.24%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (43.95%) HTML
2 189 (42.38%) CSS
3 79 (17.71%) AngularJS
4 67 (15.02%) .NET
4 67 (15.02%) HTML5
5 55 (12.33%) XML
6 53 (11.88%) jQuery
7 47 (10.54%) CSS3
8 43 (9.64%) Sass
9 37 (8.30%) ASP.NET
10 34 (7.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 33 (7.40%) Node.js
12 31 (6.95%) Ajax
12 31 (6.95%) React
13 26 (5.83%) REST
13 26 (5.83%) Web Services
14 22 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (3.81%) Spring
16 16 (3.59%) SOAP
17 15 (3.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 76 (17.04%) User Experience
2 33 (7.40%) Mobile App
3 31 (6.95%) Social Media
4 17 (3.81%) Virtual Team
5 16 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.24%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.35%) Vector Graphics
10 5 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (1.12%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.90%) Animation
11 4 (0.90%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.90%) iPad
12 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.67%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.67%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.50%) Linux
2 22 (4.93%) Windows
3 6 (1.35%) Unix
4 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.45%) Android
5 2 (0.45%) Solaris
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (32.96%) Content Management
3 70 (15.70%) Front End Development
3 70 (15.70%) Scrum
4 60 (13.45%) Analytics
5 59 (13.23%) E-Commerce
6 49 (10.99%) SEO
6 49 (10.99%) Web Development
7 42 (9.42%) DevOps
7 42 (9.42%) Project Management
8 40 (8.97%) MVC
9 35 (7.85%) Migration
9 35 (7.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 35 (7.85%) TDD
10 33 (7.40%) Test Automation
11 28 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (5.83%) ITSM
13 26 (5.83%) Service Management
14 25 (5.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 187 (41.93%) JavaScript
2 57 (12.78%) Java
3 47 (10.54%) C#
4 44 (9.87%) SQL
5 41 (9.19%) PHP
6 19 (4.26%) Java 8
7 14 (3.14%) ES6
8 7 (1.57%) Python
8 7 (1.57%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.35%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.90%) ES7
10 4 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.45%) Perl
12 2 (0.45%) Ruby
13 1 (0.22%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.22%) Groovy
13 1 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (3.81%) Degree
2 7 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.35%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.22%) PMP
7 1 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.30%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) SLA
3 3 (0.67%) GDPR
3 3 (0.67%) WCAG
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) SEPA
4 1 (0.22%) TARGET2
System Software
1 25 (5.61%) Docker
2 7 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (2.47%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.12%) SafeCom
3 2 (0.45%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.22%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 71 (15.92%) Adobe
2 41 (9.19%) Sitecore
3 40 (8.97%) Google
4 33 (7.40%) Microsoft
5 27 (6.05%) ServiceNow
6 9 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.79%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.79%) HubSpot
7 8 (1.79%) Oracle
8 6 (1.35%) Facebook
8 6 (1.35%) IBM
8 6 (1.35%) Nintex
9 5 (1.12%) Becrypt
9 5 (1.12%) Citrix
9 5 (1.12%) Perforce
9 5 (1.12%) Twitter
10 4 (0.90%) New Relic
11 3 (0.67%) Instagram
11 3 (0.67%) Optimizely
11 3 (0.67%) Tableau