The first table below looks at the demand for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Chester region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing CMS 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 3.97% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 23.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
Application Platforms Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.36% 17.22% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 3
Average daily rate £400 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £40.57 £9.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+350.77% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CMS
Cheshire

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Chester

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Web Editor
1 2 (66.67%) Web Content Editor
1 2 (66.67%) Content Editor
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
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