The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Kent region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 32 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing CMS 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.68% 0.37% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.33% 1.96% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £475 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% +123.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £25.25 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-48.51% +44.20%
Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
48 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.17% 18.68% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 26
Average daily rate £350 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £398 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.10 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% -30.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
CMS
South East

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 14 July 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
Canterbury - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Swanley - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
CMS
South East

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) NHS
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) Zend
5 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Drupal
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) WordPress
5 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
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