Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 215 230 187
Rank change year-on-year +15 -43 -10
Contract jobs citing CMS 145 428 716
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.01% 1.16% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.90% 7.53% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 342 551
Median daily rate £425 £446 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -3.51% +8.82%
10th Percentile £215 £263 £281
90th Percentile £598 £600 £575
England median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.84 £27.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.90% -10.41% -20.79%
England median hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +9.17% -11.76% -2.86%

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 2,101 5,681 8,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.59% 15.45% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,360 4,018 5,749
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £306 £300 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £465 £463 £465
% change year-on-year +0.52% -0.54% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 62 96
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +11.36% +7.49%
10th Percentile £18.65 £15.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £60.80 £50.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £31.50 £20.83 £21.50
% change year-on-year +51.22% -3.12% +7.50%

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 29 October 2020.

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
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 29 October 2020. 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 +63 17 £329 -23.77% 11
East London +52 9 £325 - 7
West London +36 4 £410 -8.89% 5
South London +40 2 - - 1
North London +15 1 £318 -13.47%
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 51 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.10%) Content Management
3 29 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (17.93%) HTML
4 26 (17.93%) Analytics
4 26 (17.93%) User Experience
5 24 (16.55%) Microsoft
5 24 (16.55%) Scrum
6 23 (15.86%) CRM
7 21 (14.48%) CSS
7 21 (14.48%) Finance
7 21 (14.48%) AngularJS
8 20 (13.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 20 (13.79%) Sitecore
8 20 (13.79%) JIRA
9 19 (13.10%) Python
10 18 (12.41%) C#
10 18 (12.41%) Migration
10 18 (12.41%) DevOps
11 17 (11.72%) Java
11 17 (11.72%) Adobe
11 17 (11.72%) Google
12 16 (11.03%) Marketing
12 16 (11.03%) SQL
13 15 (10.34%) .NET
14 14 (9.66%) SharePoint
14 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (9.66%) React
15 13 (8.97%) Front End Development
15 13 (8.97%) Project Management

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 20 (13.79%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (9.66%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (6.90%) Drupal
5 9 (6.21%) Confluence
6 8 (5.52%) EPiServer
7 7 (4.83%) WordPress
8 6 (4.14%) Documentum
8 6 (4.14%) Headless CMS
9 5 (3.45%) Alfresco
10 4 (2.76%) Umbraco
11 3 (2.07%) Sitefinity
12 2 (1.38%) Magnolia
12 2 (1.38%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.69%) CoreMedia CMS
13 1 (0.69%) DNN
13 1 (0.69%) OnBase
13 1 (0.69%) Plone
13 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.45%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.76%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.69%) Figma
6 1 (0.69%) InDesign
6 1 (0.69%) InVision
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.69%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.07%) Magento
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.69%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.90%) AWS
1 10 (6.90%) Azure
2 8 (5.52%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (5.52%) Google Analytics
3 5 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (3.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 4 (2.76%) GCP
4 4 (2.76%) Google Docs
4 4 (2.76%) Office 365
4 4 (2.76%) Smartsheet
5 2 (1.38%) IaaS
5 2 (1.38%) iTunes
5 2 (1.38%) NuGet
5 2 (1.38%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.38%) Veeva
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.69%) GitHub
6 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.90%) Intranet
2 5 (3.45%) DNS
2 5 (3.45%) Firewall
3 4 (2.76%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.76%) H.323
3 4 (2.76%) Internet
3 4 (2.76%) LAN
3 4 (2.76%) Skype
3 4 (2.76%) Telepresence
3 4 (2.76%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.76%) WAN
4 2 (1.38%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.69%) Broadband
5 1 (0.69%) DHCP
5 1 (0.69%) DLNA
5 1 (0.69%) DVB
5 1 (0.69%) HTTP
5 1 (0.69%) Network Security
5 1 (0.69%) SNMP
5 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.38%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.69%) MySQL
4 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (13.79%) JIRA
2 9 (6.21%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.07%) Jasmine
3 3 (2.07%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (2.07%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.38%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.38%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.38%) FishEye
4 2 (1.38%) Mocha
4 2 (1.38%) Protractor
4 2 (1.38%) QUnit
4 2 (1.38%) Selenium
4 2 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.38%) WebStorm
5 1 (0.69%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.69%) Subversion
5 1 (0.69%) webpack
General
1 21 (14.48%) Finance
2 16 (11.03%) Marketing
3 8 (5.52%) Publishing
4 7 (4.83%) Banking
4 7 (4.83%) Local Government
4 7 (4.83%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.76%) Polish Language
6 3 (2.07%) Retail
7 2 (1.38%) Back Office
7 2 (1.38%) Front Office
7 2 (1.38%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.38%) Legal
7 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.38%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.38%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.69%) Humanities
8 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (30.34%) Developer
2 14 (9.66%) Architect
2 14 (9.66%) Project Manager
3 11 (7.59%) Analyst
4 10 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.14%) Content Editor
8 5 (3.45%) Consultant
8 5 (3.45%) Designer
8 5 (3.45%) Digital Editor
8 5 (3.45%) Scrum Master
9 4 (2.76%) Angular Developer
9 4 (2.76%) CMS Developer
9 4 (2.76%) Digital Content Editor
9 4 (2.76%) Digital Project Manager
9 4 (2.76%) Salesforce Developer
9 4 (2.76%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
9 4 (2.76%) Web Manager
10 3 (2.07%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.93%) HTML
2 21 (14.48%) AngularJS
2 21 (14.48%) CSS
3 15 (10.34%) .NET
4 14 (9.66%) React
5 10 (6.90%) Web Services
6 9 (6.21%) HTML5
7 8 (5.52%) REST
8 7 (4.83%) SOAP
9 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.14%) CSS3
9 6 (4.14%) LDAP
10 5 (3.45%) Node.js
10 5 (3.45%) XML
11 4 (2.76%) GatsbyJS
11 4 (2.76%) Sass
11 4 (2.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.76%) WebRTC
11 4 (2.76%) XSLT
12 3 (2.07%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) User Experience
2 9 (6.21%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.14%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.45%) Marketing Technology
5 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.76%) Social Media
5 4 (2.76%) Tandem
5 4 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.07%) CMDB
6 3 (2.07%) PKI
6 3 (2.07%) Smartcard
6 3 (2.07%) YubiKey
7 2 (1.38%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.83%) Windows
2 5 (3.45%) Linux
3 4 (2.76%) Android
4 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.07%) Unix
5 1 (0.69%) Android TV
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Tizen
5 1 (0.69%) webOS
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.10%) Content Management
3 26 (17.93%) Analytics
4 24 (16.55%) Scrum
5 23 (15.86%) CRM
6 18 (12.41%) DevOps
6 18 (12.41%) Migration
7 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (8.97%) Front End Development
8 13 (8.97%) Project Management
9 11 (7.59%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.59%) Requirements Gathering
10 10 (6.90%) Data Modelling
10 10 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (6.90%) SDLC
11 9 (6.21%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.21%) Web Development
11 9 (6.21%) Workflow
12 8 (5.52%) Change Management
12 8 (5.52%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (13.10%) Python
3 18 (12.41%) C#
4 17 (11.72%) Java
5 16 (11.03%) SQL
6 8 (5.52%) C++
7 7 (4.83%) C
8 6 (4.14%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.45%) ES6
10 4 (2.76%) Apex Code
11 3 (2.07%) Go
11 3 (2.07%) PHP
12 2 (1.38%) ES7
12 2 (1.38%) Groovy
12 2 (1.38%) Ruby
13 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.69%) Perl
13 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.76%) CCIE
2 4 (2.76%) Degree
2 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.07%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.38%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.38%) MCP
4 2 (1.38%) MCSE
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) CISM
5 1 (0.69%) CISSP
5 1 (0.69%) ISSMP
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.69%) MCSA
5 1 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) GDPR
1 4 (2.76%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) WCAG
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) NCSC
3 1 (0.69%) NIST
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.76%) Docker
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.07%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.38%) Ansible
3 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.69%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.69%) Puppet
4 1 (0.69%) Salt
4 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.79%) Sitecore
3 17 (11.72%) Adobe
3 17 (11.72%) Google
4 9 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.45%) Pardot
5 5 (3.45%) Tealium
6 4 (2.76%) Cisco
6 4 (2.76%) Oracle
6 4 (2.76%) Polycom
6 4 (2.76%) Splunk
7 3 (2.07%) Netlify
7 3 (2.07%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.38%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.38%) IBM
8 2 (1.38%) Lagan
8 2 (1.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (1.38%) Sybase
9 1 (0.69%) Alterian
9 1 (0.69%) Hyland