Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 38 51
Rank change year-on-year +21 +13 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 44 26 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.02% 5.08% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 47.31% 37.68% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 0
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -
South East median daily rate £425 £356 £395
% change year-on-year +19.30% -9.81% +31.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £23.68
% change year-on-year - +47.80% -41.02%

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 93 69 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.18% 13.48% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 42
Kent median daily rate £418 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £262 £301 £303
90th Percentile £604 £538 £700
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +9.38% -0.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - £34.73
10th Percentile £25.25 - £18.26
90th Percentile £56.25 - £53.20
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £19.32 £21.50
% change year-on-year +44.95% -10.15% +15.10%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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 -2 10 £418 +22.79% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 10 £368 - 2
Maidstone +5 4 £400 +14.29% 1
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £750 - 1
Canterbury - 1 £475 -
Dover - 1 £450 -
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 38 (86.36%) C#
1 38 (86.36%) .NET
2 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (81.82%) TDD
2 36 (81.82%) .NET Framework
3 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 31 (70.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (70.45%) Scrum
5 30 (68.18%) Entity Framework
6 27 (61.36%) SQL
7 25 (56.82%) E-Commerce
7 25 (56.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 25 (56.82%) Sitecore
8 20 (45.45%) API Development
9 19 (43.18%) OAuth
10 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET
11 16 (36.36%) AngularJS
12 15 (34.09%) RESTful
12 15 (34.09%) Degree
13 13 (29.55%) HTML
13 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
14 11 (25.00%) TeamCity
15 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
15 10 (22.73%) BDD
15 10 (22.73%) SOLID
15 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET Core
15 10 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (22.73%) Deployment Automation
15 10 (22.73%) SOA
15 10 (22.73%) OO

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 25 (56.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (11.36%) IIS
3 4 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 31 (70.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) ReSharper
4 4 (9.09%) Firebug
5 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (97.73%) Developer
2 36 (81.82%) .NET Developer
3 22 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 20 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (45.45%) Senior .NET Developer
4 20 (45.45%) Senior Developer
5 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Azure Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 4 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (2.27%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Digital Programme Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (86.36%) .NET
2 36 (81.82%) .NET Framework
3 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 30 (68.18%) Entity Framework
5 19 (43.18%) OAuth
6 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 16 (36.36%) AngularJS
8 15 (34.09%) RESTful
9 13 (29.55%) HTML
10 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET Core
11 8 (18.18%) CSS
12 6 (13.64%) jQuery
12 6 (13.64%) JSON
12 6 (13.64%) XML
13 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
13 5 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (11.36%) LINQ
14 4 (9.09%) .NET Core
14 4 (9.09%) Sass
15 2 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
1 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (81.82%) TDD
2 31 (70.45%) Scrum
3 25 (56.82%) E-Commerce
4 20 (45.45%) API Development
5 10 (22.73%) BDD
5 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (22.73%) Deployment Automation
5 10 (22.73%) Economics
5 10 (22.73%) OO
5 10 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (22.73%) SOA
5 10 (22.73%) SOLID
5 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 8 (18.18%) MVC
7 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Change Management
8 5 (11.36%) Content Management
8 5 (11.36%) MVVM
8 5 (11.36%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) C#
2 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) R
5 4 (9.09%) PHP
5 4 (9.09%) PHP 5
5 4 (9.09%) PHP 7
6 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Sitecore
2 4 (9.09%) Google
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle