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 5 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 46 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing CMS 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.33% 0.95% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.12% 5.56% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £451 £500 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +70.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £21.18 £16.29
% change year-on-year
-11.03% +29.98%
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
89 72 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.67% 17.14% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 53 51
Median daily rate £375 £373 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £551 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £11.85 £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.39% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.72 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £14.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.97%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 3 (100.00%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Social Media
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Content Strategist
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Social Media
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree