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Content Management Systems Market Report

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Our technology market report is a detailed monthly report on the usage of content management systems on websites. The report comes via email as a PDF file and has over 7150 pages with hierarchical bookmarks that make it easy to navigate. It covers this information:

  • List of all content management systems
    Which content management systems are covered? Shows a list of all 633 content management systems monitored for our surveys, together with a short description and a link to the website.
  • Usage and Market Share Report
    How popular is each of the content management systems? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all content management systems that we monitor. Also shows how much these figures changed compared to the last month and to the last year.
  • Historical Trend Report
    How did the popularity of the content management systems change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage and market shares for all content management systems since January 2011.
  • Growth Rate Report
    Which are the fastest growing content management systems? Shows the current growth rates in the usage of all content management systems both in absolute figures and percentages in the last month and in the last year.
  • New Site Usage Report
    How popular is each of the content management systems among new sites? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all content management systems among sites that were first visited in the last month, because they have only recently entered the top 10 million sites.
  • Top Site Usage Report
    Which content management systems are primarily used by high traffic sites? Shows for each content management system the share of top sites among all the sites that use that specific content management system.
  • Change Report
    Which percentage of sites switched between content management system? Shows for each content management system the percentages of websites that recently switched to or from another content management system as well as the top three content management systems that were involved in such changes.
  • List of up to 300 sites that switched between content management systems
    Which popular sites changed their content management system? Shows the 300 most popular sites that switched from one content management system to another in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month). Also shows the involved content management systems.
  • List of sites that use specific content management systems
    For each of the 633 content management systems: which popular sites use it, which sites started or stopped using it recently? Shows up to 50 popular sites that use a specific content management system, and up to 50 sites that started using it in the last month, and up to 50 sites that stopped using it in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month).
  • List of top sites that use none of the content management systems
    Which popular sites don't use any content management system that we monitor? Shows the 300 most popular sites that do not use a content management system.
  • Market Position Report
    Where in the market diagram are the content management systems? Shows the market position of the 30 most popular content management systems in terms of popularity and usage by high traffic sites.
  • Ranking Breakdown Report
    Which content management systems are popular among high traffic sites? Shows usage and market shares and ranks of all content management systems among websites within popularity ranges of the Alexa ranking, that is among the top 1 million sites, the top 100,000, the top 10,000 and the top 1,000 sites.
  • Multiple Content Management Systems Usage Report
    How frequently are more than one content management system used on one site, and which ones? Shows for each content management system statistics on the usage together with other content management systems. We identify here usage on the same site, not necessarily on the same page.
  • Cross-Technologies Market Segmentation Reports
    Which content management systems are particularly strong in which markets? A large set of reports evaluating the combined usage of two categories of web technologies. This shows, for example, the usage and market shares and ranks of all content management systems on any top level domain compared to the usage on all websites.

    These detailed reports are available not only for top level domains, but also for the usage of content management systems broken down by

    • Server-side Programming Languages
    • Client-side Programming Languages
    • JavaScript Libraries
    • Markup Languages
    • Character Encodings
    • Image File Formats
    • Site Elements
    • Structured Data Formats
    • SSL Certificate Authorities
    • Social Widgets
    • JavaScript Content Delivery Networks
    • Traffic Analysis Tools
    • Advertising Networks
    • Tag Managers
    • Web Servers
    • Operating Systems
    • Web Hosting Providers
    • Reverse Proxy Services
    • Top Level Domains
    • Server Locations
    • Content Languages
  • Geographical Distribution Report
    Which content management system is the most popular one in each country? Shows a colored world map indicating the most popular content management system by country.

Please see technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys, and read our disclaimer to learn about possible incompleteness and inaccuracy of our data.

Table of Content

This is a preview of the current report's table of content.

1. About this Survey 3
2. Content Management Systems 5
3. Usage Overview 34
3.1. Subcategories 50
4. Historical Trends 51
4.1. Subcategories 78
5. Growth Rates 81
6. New Site Usage 97
7. Top Site Usage 109
8. Changes 124
9. Sites with recent Technology Changes 195
10. Sites using specific Content Management Systems 201
11. Top sites using none of the Content Management Systems 1327
12. Market Position 1333
13. Ranking Breakdown 1336
14. Multiple Content Management System Usage 1366
15. Segmentation Reports 1970
15.1. Server-side Programming Languages 1970
15.2. Client-side Programming Languages 2034
15.3. JavaScript Libraries 2069
15.4. Markup Languages 2215
15.5. Character Encodings 2304
15.6. Image File Formats 2376
15.7. Site Elements 2454
15.8. Structured Data Formats 2814
15.9. SSL Certificate Authorities 2911
15.10. Social Widgets 3061
15.11. JavaScript Content Delivery Networks 3214
15.12. Traffic Analysis Tools 3285
15.13. Advertising Networks 3586
15.14. Tag Managers 3761
15.15. Web Servers 3794
15.16. Operating Systems 3911
15.17. Web Hosting Providers 4008
15.18. Reverse Proxy Services 5279
15.19. Top Level Domains 5321
15.20. Server Locations 6418
15.21. Content Languages 6925
16. Geographical Distribution 7189


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