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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
South East / Kent
Rank 45 48 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12  
Contract jobs citing CMS 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.04% 1.54% 1.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.27% 9.33% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £345 £200 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.50% -31.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £13.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +178.84% -35.80%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 11 75 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 3.82% 16.48% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 62 23
Median daily rate £375 £460 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.47% +35.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £188 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 1 £345 -
CMS
South East

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for CMS.

1 3 (60.00%) SEO
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Insight
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) WCAG
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) WAI
3 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore

CMS
Top Related 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) CMS Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (20.00%) LINQ
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
1 3 (60.00%) SEO
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Insight
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) WCAG
2 1 (20.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore