Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 42 50
Rank change year-on-year +23 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing CMS 41 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.39% 4.28% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 50.00% 41.82% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 1
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% +18.18%
South East median daily rate £425 £365 £388
% change year-on-year +16.44% -5.81% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £23.68
% change year-on-year +2.94% +43.58% +51.55%

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 82 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.78% 10.24% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 33
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £181 £138 £213
90th Percentile £638 £491 £638
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - £14.45
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £19.34 £21.22
% change year-on-year +4.71% -8.87% +2.28%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Kent over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 January 2019. 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 +4 9 £413 +21.32%
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - - 1
Maidstone +8 4 £388 +10.71% 1
Canterbury - 2 £475 -
Dover - 2 £450 -
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £750 -
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 29 (70.73%) C#
1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (65.85%) TDD
4 26 (63.41%) .NET Framework
5 25 (60.98%) ASP.NET Web API
6 24 (58.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (58.54%) Scrum
7 22 (53.66%) Entity Framework
8 19 (46.34%) RESTful
9 17 (41.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 17 (41.46%) Sitecore
10 15 (36.59%) SQL
11 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
11 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
11 13 (31.71%) API Development
11 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
12 12 (29.27%) TeamCity
12 12 (29.27%) HTML
12 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
13 11 (26.83%) Degree
13 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (26.83%) OAuth
13 11 (26.83%) BDD
13 11 (26.83%) SOLID
14 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET Core
14 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
14 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
14 10 (24.39%) Content Management
14 10 (24.39%) Economics

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 17 (41.46%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (19.51%) WordPress
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Kentico
4 1 (2.44%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 24 (58.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) MySQL
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) TeamCity
2 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (19.51%) Firebug
4 1 (2.44%) Calabash
4 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (95.12%) Developer
2 29 (70.73%) .NET Developer
3 16 (39.02%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (39.02%) C# Developer
4 15 (36.59%) Senior .NET Developer
4 15 (36.59%) Senior Developer
5 8 (19.51%) WordPress Developer
6 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (14.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Azure Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Backend Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
11 1 (2.44%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 26 (63.41%) .NET Framework
3 25 (60.98%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (53.66%) Entity Framework
5 19 (46.34%) RESTful
6 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
6 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
7 12 (29.27%) HTML
8 11 (26.83%) OAuth
9 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET Core
9 10 (24.39%) CSS
10 9 (21.95%) jQuery
11 8 (19.51%) JSON
11 8 (19.51%) XML
12 6 (14.63%) .NET Core
13 5 (12.20%) Sass
14 2 (4.88%) Web Services
15 1 (2.44%) LINQ
15 1 (2.44%) ServiceStack
15 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (65.85%) TDD
3 24 (58.54%) Scrum
4 13 (31.71%) API Development
4 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
5 11 (26.83%) BDD
5 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (26.83%) SOLID
6 10 (24.39%) Content Management
6 10 (24.39%) Deployment Automation
6 10 (24.39%) Economics
6 10 (24.39%) OO
6 10 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (24.39%) SOA
6 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
7 8 (19.51%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 8 (19.51%) Performance Optimisation
7 8 (19.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (19.51%) Website Architecture
7 8 (19.51%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) C#
2 15 (36.59%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.51%) PHP
4 8 (19.51%) PHP 5
4 8 (19.51%) PHP 7
5 1 (2.44%) R
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Sitecore
2 8 (19.51%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Xamarin