Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Content Management System (CMS)
South East > Kent
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 39 64
Rank change year-on-year +11 +25 -13
Contract jobs citing CMS 24 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.62% 4.64% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 35.82% 37.88% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 2
Kent median daily rate £418 £348 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.14% +7.75% +11.21%
10th Percentile £361 £340 £312
90th Percentile £438 £388 £330
South East median daily rate £418 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +19.29% -6.67% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £34.50 £29.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +18.97% +49.22% -44.47%

CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 67 66 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.69% 12.24% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 46 76
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +30.43%
10th Percentile £200 £269 £213
90th Percentile £484 £506 £775
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Kent median hourly rate £41.25 - £43.75
10th Percentile £22.25 - £33.38
90th Percentile £56.25 - £55.13
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year +27.70% -9.96% -2.83%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Kent

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Kent

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Kent

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Kent region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling +3 5 £418 +22.79%
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £368 - 2
Maidstone +5 3 £400 +14.29%
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for CMS.

1 23 (95.83%) C#
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) TDD
2 20 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 18 (75.00%) Sitecore
4 18 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (75.00%) E-Commerce
5 17 (70.83%) Scrum
6 16 (66.67%) Entity Framework
7 14 (58.33%) API Development
7 14 (58.33%) OAuth
8 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
9 8 (33.33%) HTML
9 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
10 7 (29.17%) MVC
10 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
11 6 (25.00%) Degree
12 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
12 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (16.67%) System Testing
12 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 4 (16.67%) R
12 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
12 4 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 13 (54.17%) C# Developer
4 11 (45.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (45.83%) Senior .NET Developer
4 11 (45.83%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Azure Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (66.67%) Entity Framework
5 14 (58.33%) OAuth
6 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 8 (33.33%) HTML
8 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
9 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
9 4 (16.67%) CSS
9 4 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (16.67%) LINQ
10 3 (12.50%) CSS3
11 2 (8.33%) Ajax
11 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
11 2 (8.33%) jQuery
11 2 (8.33%) JSON
11 2 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (8.33%) RESTful
11 2 (8.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (83.33%) TDD
2 18 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 17 (70.83%) Scrum
4 14 (58.33%) API Development
5 7 (29.17%) MVC
6 4 (16.67%) Change Management
6 4 (16.67%) MVVM
6 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
6 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) System Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Economics
7 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) SOA
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) R
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft