Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 August 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 65 69
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing CMS 46 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.91% 2.68% 3.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.36% 14.80% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 38
West Sussex median daily rate £363 £335 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% -12.42% -23.50%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £268
90th Percentile £504 £415 £500
South East median daily rate £419 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.67% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £51.50
South East median hourly rate £34.50 £29.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +18.97% +49.22% -44.47%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 265 196 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.51% 18.13% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 131 129
West Sussex median daily rate £439 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.69% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £306 £218 £245
90th Percentile £540 £530 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
West Sussex median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £51.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -56.31% +198.59%
10th Percentile £17.45 £15.75 £30.75
90th Percentile £33.15 £52.50 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year +27.70% -9.96% -2.83%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

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 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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

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 6 months to 15 August 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
Crawley - 13 £425 - 2
Horsham +5 12 £325 +5.69%
Worthing -11 9 - -
East Grinstead +8 3 £341 -9.00%
Gatwick -1 2 £469 +39.93%
CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for CMS.

1 19 (41.30%) E-Commerce
1 19 (41.30%) HTML
1 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
1 19 (41.30%) Content Management
2 18 (39.13%) CSS
3 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
4 13 (28.26%) .NET
4 13 (28.26%) SQL
4 13 (28.26%) C#
4 13 (28.26%) Marketing
4 13 (28.26%) Publishing
4 13 (28.26%) MVC
4 13 (28.26%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (28.26%) jQuery
4 13 (28.26%) User Experience
4 13 (28.26%) Content Writing
5 12 (26.09%) HTML5
5 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (26.09%) WordPress
5 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
5 12 (26.09%) Project Management
6 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.91%) Django
7 10 (21.74%) Ajax
7 10 (21.74%) JSON
7 10 (21.74%) IIS
7 10 (21.74%) XML
8 9 (19.57%) XSLT

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 12 (26.09%) WordPress
2 10 (21.74%) IIS
3 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (19.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (19.57%) Umbraco
4 3 (6.52%) EPiServer
5 2 (4.35%) Confluence
5 2 (4.35%) Magnolia
6 1 (2.17%) Apache
6 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.52%) Redis
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.87%) Jasmine
4 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.70%) JUnit
4 4 (8.70%) ReSharper
5 3 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.35%) JIRA
7 1 (2.17%) QUnit
General
1 13 (28.26%) Marketing
1 13 (28.26%) Publishing
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Content Designer
2 13 (28.26%) Designer
3 11 (23.91%) Web Content Designer
3 11 (23.91%) Web Designer
4 9 (19.57%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Digital Project Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Cutover Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Deployment Manager
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Contracts Manager
7 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
7 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.52%) CMS Project Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Capacity Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) HTML
2 18 (39.13%) CSS
3 13 (28.26%) .NET
3 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
3 13 (28.26%) jQuery
4 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (26.09%) HTML5
5 11 (23.91%) Django
6 10 (21.74%) Ajax
6 10 (21.74%) JSON
6 10 (21.74%) XML
7 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
7 9 (19.57%) CSS3
7 9 (19.57%) REST
7 9 (19.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (19.57%) WCF
7 9 (19.57%) XSLT
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) User Experience
2 9 (19.57%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Content Management
1 19 (41.30%) E-Commerce
2 13 (28.26%) Content Writing
2 13 (28.26%) Digital Marketing
2 13 (28.26%) MVC
3 12 (26.09%) Project Management
4 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) Web Design
6 6 (13.04%) Prototyping
6 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.87%) Business Transformation
7 5 (10.87%) Contingency Planning
7 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.87%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.26%) C#
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.04%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) PMO
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Sitecore