Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 56 55
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing CMS 14 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.67% 0.40% 1.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 31.82% 5.71% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Kent median daily rate £350 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -12.70%
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £36.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year -20.55% +39.71% +37.50%

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 44 35 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.38% 7.06% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 82
Kent median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +24.03%
10th Percentile £138 £263 £175
90th Percentile £455 £638 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Kent median hourly rate - £14.45 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.15% -26.45%
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.61% +20.27% +11.38%

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 25 February 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
Maidstone - 8 £350 -
West Malling - 1 - -
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 12 (85.71%) .NET
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) MVC
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (64.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (64.29%) Sitecore
3 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) IIS
4 7 (50.00%) OWASP
4 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (50.00%) Software Architecture
4 7 (50.00%) MVVM
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (50.00%) ReSharper
4 7 (50.00%) LINQ
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (50.00%) Prototyping
4 7 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 7 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (35.71%) CSS3
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript

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 9 (64.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 3 (21.43%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 10 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Design Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 7 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (50.00%) LINQ
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) CSS3
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
3 7 (50.00%) MVVM
3 7 (50.00%) OWASP
3 7 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 7 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) B2B
5 2 (14.29%) Personalization
6 1 (7.14%) B2C
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Sitecore
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) hybris
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) SAP