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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 43 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing CMS 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.63% 1.82% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.26% 12.50% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate £200 £315 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.58 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+62.18% +26.94%
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
54 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.65% 14.55% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 21
Average daily rate £420 £345 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +28.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £458 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £200 -
Tonbridge - 1 - -
CMS
South East

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) JIRA
2 9 (64.29%) Content Management
2 9 (64.29%) FreeMarker
2 9 (64.29%) Magnolia
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Avaya
3 3 (21.43%) Avaya Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Broadband
3 3 (21.43%) Verint
3 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (14.29%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 2 (14.29%) Magento
4 2 (14.29%) Drupal
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) PBX
4 2 (14.29%) PSTN
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) LAMP
4 2 (14.29%) WordPress
4 2 (14.29%) PayPal

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) Magnolia
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
2 2 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Broadband
1 3 (21.43%) MPLS
2 2 (14.29%) PBX
2 2 (14.29%) PSTN
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (64.29%) CMS Developer
3 9 (64.29%) HTML CSS Developer
3 9 (64.29%) HTML Developer
3 9 (64.29%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Magento Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Magento Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) FreeMarker
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Content Management
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) Workforce Management Optimization
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Avaya Certification
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Avaya
1 3 (21.43%) Verint
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) PayPal