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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 59 52
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7  
Contract jobs citing CMS 20 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.81% 1.63% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.52% 9.09% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 0
Median daily rate £390 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £13.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -39.53%  

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 108 110 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 20.57% 17.94% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 45 69
Median daily rate £500 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.67% -12.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in West Sussex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

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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 29 March 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
Gatwick -3 7 £400 -
Worthing +19 4 £400 +48.14%
East Grinstead - 4 £390 -
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 21 (67.74%) CSS
2 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 19 (61.29%) jQuery
3 18 (58.06%) HTML
4 16 (51.61%) HTML5
5 15 (48.39%) C#
5 15 (48.39%) .NET
6 14 (45.16%) MVC
7 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (38.71%) Web Services
8 12 (38.71%) AngularJS
9 11 (35.48%) SQL
10 10 (32.26%) SOAP
10 10 (32.26%) Sass
10 10 (32.26%) REST
11 9 (29.03%) CSS3
11 9 (29.03%) Redis
11 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
11 9 (29.03%) Content Management
11 9 (29.03%) Ajax
12 8 (25.81%) Back Office
12 8 (25.81%) XML
12 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
12 8 (25.81%) XHTML
12 8 (25.81%) Umbraco
12 8 (25.81%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 7 (22.58%) Google Maps API
13 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
13 7 (22.58%) Google
14 6 (19.35%) Asset Management

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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 8 (25.81%) Umbraco
2 5 (16.13%) EPiServer
3 3 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) DNN
5 1 (3.23%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (3.23%) Kentico
5 1 (3.23%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
1 9 (29.03%) Redis
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (19.35%) TeamCity
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (25.81%) Back Office
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) .NET Developer
3 10 (32.26%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (32.26%) C# Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
6 4 (12.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
7 3 (9.68%) CMS Project Manager
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (9.68%) Web Manager
7 3 (9.68%) Web Project Manager
8 2 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) CMS Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.45%) UAT Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) CSS
2 19 (61.29%) jQuery
3 18 (58.06%) HTML
4 16 (51.61%) HTML5
5 15 (48.39%) .NET
6 12 (38.71%) AngularJS
6 12 (38.71%) Web Services
7 10 (32.26%) REST
7 10 (32.26%) Sass
7 10 (32.26%) SOAP
8 9 (29.03%) Ajax
8 9 (29.03%) CSS3
9 8 (25.81%) XHTML
9 8 (25.81%) XML
10 7 (22.58%) Google Maps API
11 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
11 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
12 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
12 2 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (6.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) MVC
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Content Management
4 8 (25.81%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
6 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
7 5 (16.13%) OWASP
7 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) Web Development
8 4 (12.90%) API Development
8 4 (12.90%) Front End Development
9 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (9.68%) CRM
9 3 (9.68%) DevOps
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Critical Path Analysis
10 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
10 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
10 2 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 15 (48.39%) C#
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Google
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Sitecore
4 2 (6.45%) Telerik
5 1 (3.23%) Alterian
5 1 (3.23%) OpenText