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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 35 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing CMS 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.18% 0.98% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 6.67% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £435 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +50.00%
CMS
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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
30 30 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.76% 14.63% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 38
Average daily rate £300 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +16.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (50.00%) Sitecore
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Document Management

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (12.50%) ExpressionEngine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft