The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 41 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing CMS 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.63% 2.10% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.03% 9.90% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £594 £500 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +122.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.78 £34.84 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-34.62% +103.08%
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
66 101 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.95% 21.17% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 68 32
Median daily rate £420 £430 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +42.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £25.12 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.26% -13.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £20.22 £18.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £38.64 £32.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Fleetwood - 2 £594 -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) SEO
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Joomla!
3 2 (33.33%) Drupal
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) WordPress
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Social Media
3 2 (33.33%) OpenCart
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
4 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (33.33%) Drupal
1 2 (33.33%) Joomla!
1 2 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) OpenCart
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Content Strategist
2 2 (33.33%) Web Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) CMS Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) CMS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP