The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 86 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing CMS 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.60% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.13% 3.53% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £363 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £331 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £381 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.81 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.83 £40.00 £22.06
% change year-on-year
-67.92% +81.36%
CMS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
235 170 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.48% 16.93% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 96 49
Median daily rate £425 £408 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +19.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £242 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.50 £42.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Cheshire region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester -2 1 £475 +33.33% 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) PHP
4 5 (35.71%) Content Management
4 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 5 (35.71%) Drupal
4 5 (35.71%) WordPress
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) Web Design
6 3 (21.43%) Android
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) LAMP
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Intranet
6 3 (21.43%) Internet
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 3 (21.43%) Node.js
6 3 (21.43%) PhoneGap
6 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
6 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (14.29%) Avaya Modular Messaging
7 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 2 (14.29%) CSS3

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (35.71%) Drupal
1 5 (35.71%) WordPress
2 3 (21.43%) Node.js
3 2 (14.29%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Magnolia
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) Intranet
2 2 (14.29%) Avaya Modular Messaging
2 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) Broadband
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) PHP Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) CMS Developer
3 3 (21.43%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) LAMP
3 3 (21.43%) PhoneGap
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.14%) CAML
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Content Management
1 5 (35.71%) SDLC
1 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (28.57%) Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Avaya
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) EPiServer