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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 117 114
Rank change year-on-year -24 -3  
Contract jobs citing CMS 350 471 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.80% 2.11% 1.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.46% 12.49% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 348 294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.96 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.81% -44.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.63 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £13.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +178.84% -39.53%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3701 3771 3795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.98% 16.91% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2569 2604 2501
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £294 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 100
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +11.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.80 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in London

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -30 40 £456 +14.06% 20
Croydon +14 13 £250 -33.33%
Bromley +1 4 £550 +69.23%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £100 -
Canary Wharf -5 2 £260 -34.34%
Docklands, London -2 1 - -
Hammersmith -2 1 £225 -60.86%
New Malden - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £375 - 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for CMS.

1 295 (40.19%) JavaScript
2 286 (38.96%) HTML
3 279 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
4 265 (36.10%) CSS
5 202 (27.52%) Content Management
6 153 (20.84%) Adobe
7 139 (18.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 133 (18.12%) E-Commerce
9 128 (17.44%) XML
10 118 (16.08%) Java
11 113 (15.40%) .NET
12 101 (13.76%) User Experience
13 97 (13.22%) Marketing
14 94 (12.81%) jQuery
15 93 (12.67%) Finance
16 90 (12.26%) HTML5
17 86 (11.72%) AngularJS
18 81 (11.04%) Web Development
19 75 (10.22%) C#
20 73 (9.95%) PHP
20 73 (9.95%) MVC
20 73 (9.95%) JSON
21 72 (9.81%) SQL
21 72 (9.81%) Web Services
21 72 (9.81%) Sitecore CMS
21 72 (9.81%) Sitecore
22 71 (9.67%) Ajax
23 67 (9.13%) ServiceNow
24 65 (8.86%) Front End Development
25 63 (8.58%) Migration

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
1 139 (18.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 72 (9.81%) Sitecore CMS
3 52 (7.08%) Drupal
4 37 (5.04%) SharePoint
5 35 (4.77%) Umbraco
5 35 (4.77%) WordPress
6 28 (3.81%) EPiServer
7 27 (3.68%) Apache
8 17 (2.32%) Confluence
9 16 (2.18%) Tomcat
9 16 (2.18%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.63%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.23%) Magnolia
11 9 (1.23%) Skype for Business
12 8 (1.09%) CoreMedia CMS
13 7 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.82%) DNN
14 6 (0.82%) Kentico
14 6 (0.82%) Mule ESB
14 6 (0.82%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 21 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 21 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.36%) MS Office
4 9 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.41%) InDesign
6 3 (0.41%) MS Project
7 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.27%) Mingle
7 2 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) InVision
8 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.36%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.82%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.41%) FastStats
4 3 (0.41%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 3 (0.41%) Magento
4 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.14%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.14%) Shopify
5 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.13%) Google Analytics
2 17 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.04%) Adobe Analytics
5 13 (1.77%) GitHub
6 8 (1.09%) SaaS
7 7 (0.95%) Office 365
8 6 (0.82%) IaaS
8 6 (0.82%) PaaS
9 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.41%) G Suite
9 3 (0.41%) Responsys
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.27%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.14%) Akamai
11 1 (0.14%) Force.com
11 1 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.59%) Internet
2 18 (2.45%) WebEx
3 12 (1.63%) HTTP
4 11 (1.50%) Intranet
5 9 (1.23%) SSL
6 8 (1.09%) Firewall
7 7 (0.95%) MPLS
8 6 (0.82%) Skype
8 6 (0.82%) Telepresence
9 5 (0.68%) DNS
9 5 (0.68%) SNMP
10 4 (0.54%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.41%) Broadband
11 3 (0.41%) FTP
11 3 (0.41%) Network Security
11 3 (0.41%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.27%) Extranet
12 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.27%) LAN
12 2 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.17%) MySQL
2 46 (6.27%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.18%) MongoDB
3 16 (2.18%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.95%) Power BI
6 6 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.68%) Big Data
7 5 (0.68%) GIS
7 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.54%) Endeca
8 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.41%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.41%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.41%) OLAP
9 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.41%) Redis
9 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (5.99%) Git (software)
2 34 (4.63%) JIRA
3 24 (3.27%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.32%) Maven
5 14 (1.91%) JUnit
5 14 (1.91%) Subversion
6 13 (1.77%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (1.23%) Selenium
7 9 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.95%) Mockito
10 6 (0.82%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.82%) Grunt
10 6 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.82%) RSpec
10 6 (0.82%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.68%) gulp
11 5 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (13.22%) Marketing
2 93 (12.67%) Finance
3 55 (7.49%) Retail
4 46 (6.27%) Publishing
5 27 (3.68%) Banking
6 18 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (1.91%) Advertising
9 10 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.95%) Electronics
11 6 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.68%) Back Office
12 5 (0.68%) Games
12 5 (0.68%) Law
12 5 (0.68%) Legal
12 5 (0.68%) Local Government
13 4 (0.54%) Automotive
14 3 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 367 (50.00%) Developer
2 79 (10.76%) Architect
3 64 (8.72%) Analyst
4 57 (7.77%) ServiceNow Developer
5 50 (6.81%) Solutions Architect
6 49 (6.68%) .NET Developer
7 47 (6.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 45 (6.13%) Java Developer
9 42 (5.72%) Lead Developer
10 41 (5.59%) Business Analyst
10 41 (5.59%) CMS Developer
11 36 (4.90%) Project Manager
12 34 (4.63%) Consultant
13 32 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
14 28 (3.81%) Sitecore Developer
15 27 (3.68%) HTML Developer
16 22 (3.00%) Drupal Developer
16 22 (3.00%) HTML CSS Developer
16 22 (3.00%) PHP Developer
16 22 (3.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (38.96%) HTML
2 265 (36.10%) CSS
3 128 (17.44%) XML
4 113 (15.40%) .NET
5 94 (12.81%) jQuery
6 90 (12.26%) HTML5
7 86 (11.72%) AngularJS
8 73 (9.95%) JSON
9 72 (9.81%) Web Services
10 71 (9.67%) Ajax
11 56 (7.63%) Spring
12 53 (7.22%) ASP.NET
13 52 (7.08%) XHTML
14 51 (6.95%) CSS3
15 49 (6.68%) REST
16 43 (5.86%) RESTful
16 43 (5.86%) SOAP
17 36 (4.90%) Hibernate
18 25 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
19 23 (3.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 101 (13.76%) User Experience
2 44 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.13%) iPad
4 20 (2.72%) Social Media
5 18 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.32%) CMDB
6 17 (2.32%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.77%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (0.95%) Video on Demand
11 6 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.82%) IVR
12 5 (0.68%) Animation
12 5 (0.68%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.54%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.54%) PKI
13 4 (0.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.41%) Linux
2 15 (2.04%) Unix
2 15 (2.04%) Windows
3 7 (0.95%) Solaris
4 6 (0.82%) Android
4 6 (0.82%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.82%) HPUX
5 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.41%) CentOS
6 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.27%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (27.52%) Content Management
3 133 (18.12%) E-Commerce
4 81 (11.04%) Web Development
5 73 (9.95%) MVC
6 65 (8.86%) Front End Development
7 63 (8.58%) Migration
8 61 (8.31%) Scrum
8 61 (8.31%) TDD
9 58 (7.90%) Analytics
10 56 (7.63%) ITSM
11 55 (7.49%) ITIL
12 53 (7.22%) Service Management
13 51 (6.95%) CRM
14 49 (6.68%) Project Management
15 39 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
16 32 (4.36%) SEO
17 29 (3.95%) Workflow
18 28 (3.81%) Configuration Management
18 28 (3.81%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 295 (40.19%) JavaScript
2 118 (16.08%) Java
3 75 (10.22%) C#
4 73 (9.95%) PHP
5 72 (9.81%) SQL
6 27 (3.68%) Python
7 18 (2.45%) Ruby
8 12 (1.63%) C
9 7 (0.95%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.82%) Perl
10 6 (0.82%) PHP 5
11 5 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.54%) Scala
12 4 (0.54%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.41%) ES6
13 3 (0.41%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.41%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.27%) C++
14 2 (0.27%) R
14 2 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (3.68%) Degree
2 8 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.95%) ISEB
4 5 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (0.68%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.68%) PMP
5 4 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.27%) APMP
6 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.14%) CAPM
7 1 (0.14%) CISA
7 1 (0.14%) CISM
7 1 (0.14%) CISSP
7 1 (0.14%) GISP
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.95%) QA
2 7 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 7 (0.95%) SLA
3 6 (0.82%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.41%) SDET
5 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.54%) Docker
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.14%) HDFS
5 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (1.36%) Puppet
2 7 (0.95%) Ansible
2 7 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.68%) SCCM
4 4 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.54%) OpenSSO
5 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.41%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.27%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.14%) Consul
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.14%) Packer
7 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 153 (20.84%) Adobe
2 72 (9.81%) Sitecore
3 67 (9.13%) ServiceNow
4 62 (8.45%) Microsoft
5 34 (4.63%) Google
6 29 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (3.00%) Oracle
8 13 (1.77%) SAP
9 10 (1.36%) ATG
10 9 (1.23%) Avaya
11 8 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.09%) IBM
12 7 (0.95%) Cisco
12 7 (0.95%) F5
12 7 (0.95%) Fortinet
12 7 (0.95%) Genesys
12 7 (0.95%) hybris
12 7 (0.95%) Kofax
12 7 (0.95%) LexisNexis
12 7 (0.95%) VMware
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