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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 46 47 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing CMS 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.50% 0.47% 2.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.22% 2.94% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate £250 £294 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -41.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.58 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+62.18% +25.10%
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
90 68 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.39% 15.81% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 11
Average daily rate £308 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.02% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 10 February 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 +3 1 £250 -14.89% 1
Chorley - 1 - -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Django
4 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
4 1 (14.29%) Magento
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Django Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Magento Developer
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Magento Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Python Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Python/Django Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Django
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore