Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 140 109
Rank change year-on-year -29 -31 -9
Contract jobs citing CMS 740 816 977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.59% 1.94% 2.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.25% 9.81% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 647 719
London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £218 £225
90th Percentile £575 £571 £546
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 15
London median hourly rate £40.00 £18.55 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.69% -15.70% +25.71%
10th Percentile £17.51 £13.00 £18.91
90th Percentile £47.83 £85.00 £57.00
England median hourly rate £29.50 £19.72 £23.00
% change year-on-year +49.61% -14.27% +31.43%

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 7,998 8,321 7,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.21% 19.78% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,761 5,729 5,159
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £644 £625 £613
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 106 102
London median hourly rate £21.71 £18.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.04% -17.58% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £53.13 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -34 93 £400 -2.79% 37
West London -15 61 £445 +18.67% 42
South London -30 29 £375 - 1
East London -2 18 £425 -5.56% 20
North London - 7 £425 - 6
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 338 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (36.08%) HTML
3 264 (35.68%) Content Management
4 245 (33.11%) CSS
5 230 (31.08%) JavaScript
6 152 (20.54%) .NET
7 143 (19.32%) Marketing
8 131 (17.70%) E-Commerce
9 129 (17.43%) C#
10 124 (16.76%) Adobe
11 120 (16.22%) Finance
12 107 (14.46%) Scrum
12 107 (14.46%) TDD
13 104 (14.05%) Git (software)
14 103 (13.92%) User Experience
14 103 (13.92%) jQuery
15 102 (13.78%) JIRA
16 96 (12.97%) Project Management
16 96 (12.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 95 (12.84%) Java
18 90 (12.16%) Sitecore CMS
18 90 (12.16%) Sitecore
19 87 (11.76%) XML
20 82 (11.08%) AngularJS
21 81 (10.95%) PHP
22 74 (10.00%) MVC
23 72 (9.73%) HTML5
24 71 (9.59%) SQL
25 68 (9.19%) Web Development
26 67 (9.05%) QA

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 96 (12.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 90 (12.16%) Sitecore CMS
3 59 (7.97%) Drupal
4 58 (7.84%) EPiServer
5 50 (6.76%) WordPress
6 48 (6.49%) Umbraco
7 37 (5.00%) Apache
8 26 (3.51%) Confluence
9 24 (3.24%) SharePoint
10 21 (2.84%) IIS
11 18 (2.43%) Apache Solr
11 18 (2.43%) Kentico
12 11 (1.49%) Joomla!
13 9 (1.22%) WebSphere
14 8 (1.08%) Documentum
14 8 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.81%) Magnolia
15 6 (0.81%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.68%) MQSeries
17 4 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 54 (7.30%) Photoshop
2 19 (2.57%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.54%) InDesign
9 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.27%) InVision
10 2 (0.27%) Mingle
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (2.16%) Magento
2 10 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.08%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.54%) Maximo
4 4 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.54%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.41%) Shopify
6 2 (0.27%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.27%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (4.05%) Google Analytics
4 28 (3.78%) GitHub
5 12 (1.62%) npm
6 11 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.35%) Adobe Analytics
7 10 (1.35%) SaaS
8 9 (1.22%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.22%) PaaS
9 8 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 6 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.68%) Trello
12 4 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.54%) Fastly
13 3 (0.41%) Google Play
13 3 (0.41%) IaaS
13 3 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.57%) Internet
2 8 (1.08%) SMS
2 8 (1.08%) SSL
3 7 (0.95%) DNS
3 7 (0.95%) HTTP
3 7 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.68%) Intranet
4 5 (0.68%) WAN
4 5 (0.68%) Wireless
5 4 (0.54%) LAN
5 4 (0.54%) VoIP
6 3 (0.41%) BGP
6 3 (0.41%) EIGRP
6 3 (0.41%) OSPF
6 3 (0.41%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.27%) FTP
7 2 (0.27%) SMTP
7 2 (0.27%) SSH
7 2 (0.27%) VPN
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.46%) MySQL
3 20 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.16%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.76%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.54%) Big Data
8 4 (0.54%) CouchDB
8 4 (0.54%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.27%) DB2
10 2 (0.27%) Endeca
10 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.27%) HBase
10 2 (0.27%) MS Access
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 104 (14.05%) Git (software)
2 102 (13.78%) JIRA
3 30 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.78%) JUnit
5 25 (3.38%) Xcode
6 23 (3.11%) Mockito
6 23 (3.11%) Subversion
7 20 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
8 19 (2.57%) Grunt
9 16 (2.16%) Jasmine
10 14 (1.89%) Mercurial
11 13 (1.76%) gulp
12 12 (1.62%) Bitbucket
12 12 (1.62%) Mocha
13 11 (1.49%) Selenium
14 10 (1.35%) WebDriver
15 8 (1.08%) Appium
15 8 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (0.95%) Maven
16 7 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 143 (19.32%) Marketing
2 120 (16.22%) Finance
3 61 (8.24%) Publishing
4 32 (4.32%) Retail
5 20 (2.70%) Banking
6 17 (2.30%) Law
7 14 (1.89%) Japanese Language
8 13 (1.76%) Advertising
8 13 (1.76%) Legal
9 8 (1.08%) Local Government
9 8 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.95%) Billing
11 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.68%) Games
12 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.54%) Front Office
14 3 (0.41%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.27%) Back Office
15 2 (0.27%) Electronics
15 2 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 336 (45.41%) Developer
2 78 (10.54%) Analyst
3 59 (7.97%) .NET Developer
3 59 (7.97%) Architect
3 59 (7.97%) Project Manager
4 47 (6.35%) Business Analyst
5 42 (5.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 33 (4.46%) C# Developer
7 29 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
8 27 (3.65%) Drupal Developer
8 27 (3.65%) ServiceNow Developer
9 25 (3.38%) CMS Developer
9 25 (3.38%) PHP Developer
10 24 (3.24%) Consultant
10 24 (3.24%) EPiServer Developer
10 24 (3.24%) iOS Developer
10 24 (3.24%) Senior Developer
11 22 (2.97%) Sitecore Developer
12 21 (2.84%) Designer
12 21 (2.84%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (36.08%) HTML
2 245 (33.11%) CSS
3 152 (20.54%) .NET
4 103 (13.92%) jQuery
5 87 (11.76%) XML
6 82 (11.08%) AngularJS
7 72 (9.73%) HTML5
8 58 (7.84%) Ajax
8 58 (7.84%) ASP.NET
9 50 (6.76%) Web Services
10 49 (6.62%) CSS3
11 44 (5.95%) RESTful
12 37 (5.00%) Sass
13 36 (4.86%) React
14 34 (4.59%) REST
15 32 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 29 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
17 28 (3.78%) .NET Framework
18 23 (3.11%) JSON
18 23 (3.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (13.92%) User Experience
2 51 (6.89%) Mobile App
3 50 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.51%) Social Media
5 23 (3.11%) iPad
6 22 (2.97%) Virtual Team
7 20 (2.70%) iPhone
7 20 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.43%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (1.76%) Fintech
11 11 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.22%) Video on Demand
13 7 (0.95%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.95%) PlayStation
14 6 (0.81%) Blog
14 6 (0.81%) EPoS
15 5 (0.68%) NHS
16 4 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 4 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.00%) Linux
2 34 (4.59%) Apple iOS
3 28 (3.78%) Windows
4 13 (1.76%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.49%) Unix
6 11 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.35%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.22%) Android
9 5 (0.68%) HPUX
9 5 (0.68%) Solaris
10 3 (0.41%) VMS
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.14%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (35.68%) Content Management
3 131 (17.70%) E-Commerce
4 107 (14.46%) Scrum
4 107 (14.46%) TDD
5 96 (12.97%) Project Management
6 74 (10.00%) MVC
7 68 (9.19%) Web Development
8 65 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 64 (8.65%) Analytics
10 62 (8.38%) OO
11 60 (8.11%) BDD
12 59 (7.97%) CRM
13 57 (7.70%) Front End Development
14 52 (7.03%) Acceptance Criteria
15 51 (6.89%) Software Engineering
16 50 (6.76%) Test Automation
17 48 (6.49%) DevOps
17 48 (6.49%) Migration
18 40 (5.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 230 (31.08%) JavaScript
2 129 (17.43%) C#
3 95 (12.84%) Java
4 81 (10.95%) PHP
5 71 (9.59%) SQL
6 24 (3.24%) Objective-C
7 23 (3.11%) Python
8 20 (2.70%) Apple Swift
9 12 (1.62%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.49%) ES6
11 10 (1.35%) Ruby
12 9 (1.22%) C++
13 8 (1.08%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.08%) VBScript
14 6 (0.81%) Go
14 6 (0.81%) Perl
15 5 (0.68%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.54%) C
16 4 (0.54%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (7.03%) Degree
2 18 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.35%) Master's Degree
4 7 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.54%) CCIE
6 4 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.41%) APMP
7 3 (0.41%) CCNP
7 3 (0.41%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (0.41%) CCVP
7 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.41%) MCP
7 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.41%) PMP
7 3 (0.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) MOS
8 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (9.05%) QA
2 6 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.54%) PMO
4 3 (0.41%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) WAI
5 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.22%) Docker
3 8 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.54%) Varnish
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (1.76%) Puppet
2 7 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.81%) Ansible
4 5 (0.68%) Terraform
5 4 (0.54%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.41%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.27%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.27%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.27%) SCCM
8 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.14%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.14%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.14%) Scalr
8 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 124 (16.76%) Adobe
2 90 (12.16%) Sitecore
3 67 (9.05%) Microsoft
4 39 (5.27%) Google
5 31 (4.19%) ServiceNow
6 27 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (3.24%) hybris
8 21 (2.84%) Apple
9 13 (1.76%) ATG
9 13 (1.76%) SAP
10 9 (1.22%) Oracle
11 7 (0.95%) IBM
12 6 (0.81%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.81%) Cisco
12 6 (0.81%) VMware
13 4 (0.54%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 4 (0.54%) Splunk
14 3 (0.41%) Coverity
14 3 (0.41%) Demandware
14 3 (0.41%) Zend