The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 June 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 55 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4  
Contract jobs citing CMS 13 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.70% 2.72% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.61% 18.69% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 1
Median daily rate £375 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £51.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year -12.17% -28.39%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 89 107 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 18.50% 14.54% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 62 63
Median daily rate £488 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.76% +12.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.62% +115.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMS in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in West Sussex

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in West Sussex

CMS
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Worthing +18 6 £388 -3.12%
East Grinstead -4 3 £375 +35.13%
Gatwick -2 1 £375 -25.00%
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for CMS.

1 27 (84.38%) CSS
2 25 (78.13%) JavaScript
3 24 (75.00%) HTML
3 24 (75.00%) jQuery
4 21 (65.63%) HTML5
5 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (50.00%) SQL
7 14 (43.75%) .NET
7 14 (43.75%) C#
7 14 (43.75%) CSS3
7 14 (43.75%) Sass
8 12 (37.50%) MVC
8 12 (37.50%) Content Management
8 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
9 11 (34.38%) Web Services
10 10 (31.25%) XML
10 10 (31.25%) XHTML
10 10 (31.25%) Ajax
10 10 (31.25%) Redis
10 10 (31.25%) NoSQL
10 10 (31.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 9 (28.13%) Umbraco
11 9 (28.13%) Back Office
12 8 (25.00%) SOAP
12 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 8 (25.00%) Web Development
12 8 (25.00%) REST
13 7 (21.88%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (21.88%) User Experience
13 7 (21.88%) TeamCity

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (28.13%) Umbraco
2 4 (12.50%) Drupal
2 4 (12.50%) EPiServer
3 3 (9.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (6.25%) DNN
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (3.13%) Kentico
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) NoSQL
1 10 (31.25%) Redis
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (21.88%) TeamCity
1 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) ReSharper
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (28.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (28.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (28.13%) C# Developer
5 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (9.38%) Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (6.25%) CMS Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Web Manager
9 2 (6.25%) Web Project Manager
10 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) CSS
2 24 (75.00%) HTML
2 24 (75.00%) jQuery
3 21 (65.63%) HTML5
4 14 (43.75%) .NET
4 14 (43.75%) CSS3
4 14 (43.75%) Sass
5 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 11 (34.38%) Web Services
7 10 (31.25%) Ajax
7 10 (31.25%) XHTML
7 10 (31.25%) XML
8 8 (25.00%) REST
8 8 (25.00%) SOAP
9 6 (18.75%) Google Maps API
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
11 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (6.25%) LAMP
11 2 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
1 4 (12.50%) SUSE
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Content Management
2 12 (37.50%) MVC
3 10 (31.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 8 (25.00%) Web Development
5 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
6 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.50%) API Development
7 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 4 (12.50%) Case Management
7 4 (12.50%) DevOps
7 4 (12.50%) OWASP
7 4 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
9 2 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) JavaScript
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Google
2 3 (9.38%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Alterian
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) OpenText
4 1 (3.13%) Telerik