The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 46 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 2 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.45% 0.23% 2.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.72% 1.16% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £231 £500 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £500 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £500 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.92 £40.00 £21.56
% change year-on-year
-67.71% +85.57%
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 Lancashire region.

Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
116 86 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.84% 19.82% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 56 44
Average daily rate £363 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £12.75 £45.50 £31.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.97% +45.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.20 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.96 £46.09 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 1 £300 -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) e-Learning

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) CMS Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Django Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Python Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Python/Django Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Django
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore