The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 35 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.14% - 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.14% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£315 - £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
CMS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
35 29 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.50% 10.36% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 51
Average daily rate £375 £275 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £17.68 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.83% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £13.95 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.74 £19.20 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Kent region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Kent

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Kent region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 2 £315 -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
West Malling - - - -
Dartford - - - -
CMS
South East

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (44.44%) Sitecore
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Zend
4 2 (22.22%) Zend Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Drupal
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) WordPress
4 2 (22.22%) Joomla!
4 2 (22.22%) Document Management
4 2 (22.22%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Drupal
2 2 (22.22%) WordPress
2 2 (22.22%) Joomla!
2 2 (22.22%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) Zend Framework
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Sitecore
2 2 (22.22%) Zend
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe