Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Content Management System (CMS)
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 52 46
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 +12
Contract jobs citing CMS 24 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.52% 0.82% 2.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 38.71% 8.00% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 14
Kent median daily rate £350 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £340 £325 £263
90th Percentile £388 £325 £329
South East median daily rate £370 £388 £300
% change year-on-year -4.52% +29.17% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year +3.33% -5.51% +98.44%

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 62 50 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.68% 10.25% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 75
Kent median daily rate £350 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% -
10th Percentile £264 £203 £235
90th Percentile £538 £671 £478
South East median daily rate £406 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Kent median hourly rate - £34.73 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.63% +13.15%
South East median hourly rate £19.30 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.24% +21.62% +12.91%

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 24 November 2017. 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 - 14 £350 -
West Malling - 4 £340 -
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 22 (91.67%) CSS
2 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (91.67%) C#
3 20 (83.33%) MVC
3 20 (83.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 20 (83.33%) Sitecore
4 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (66.67%) E-Commerce
5 16 (66.67%) Web Services
5 16 (66.67%) TDD
6 14 (58.33%) .NET Framework
6 14 (58.33%) ReSharper
6 14 (58.33%) OWASP
6 14 (58.33%) LINQ
6 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
6 14 (58.33%) Software Architecture
6 14 (58.33%) Windows
6 14 (58.33%) IIS
6 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
6 14 (58.33%) Prototyping
6 14 (58.33%) MVVM
6 14 (58.33%) Backbone.js
6 14 (58.33%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (58.33%) AngularJS
7 8 (33.33%) CSS3
7 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (33.33%) HTML5

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 20 (83.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (58.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
1 14 (58.33%) ReSharper
2 4 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (91.67%) .NET Developer
3 18 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 18 (75.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (8.33%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 22 (91.67%) CSS
3 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (66.67%) Web Services
5 14 (58.33%) .NET Framework
5 14 (58.33%) AngularJS
5 14 (58.33%) Backbone.js
5 14 (58.33%) KnockoutJS
5 14 (58.33%) LINQ
6 8 (33.33%) CSS3
6 8 (33.33%) HTML5
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (12.50%) RESTful
9 2 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
1 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) MVC
2 16 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 16 (66.67%) TDD
3 14 (58.33%) MVVM
3 14 (58.33%) OWASP
3 14 (58.33%) Prototyping
3 14 (58.33%) Software Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Personalization
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Sitecore
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft