The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 64 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing CMS 28 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.99% 1.84% 2.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.98% 9.01% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +68.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £237 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £550 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
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 Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
255 233 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.10% 20.38% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 130 123
Average daily rate £375 £303 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.15 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £31.80 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
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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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 32 (57.14%) CSS
2 31 (55.36%) HTML
2 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
3 27 (48.21%) jQuery
4 17 (30.36%) C#
5 16 (28.57%) .NET
5 16 (28.57%) PHP
5 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 16 (28.57%) Content Management
6 13 (23.21%) Marketing
7 12 (21.43%) Drupal
7 12 (21.43%) MySQL
8 11 (19.64%) Apache
8 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
8 11 (19.64%) MVC
9 10 (17.86%) T-SQL
9 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
9 10 (17.86%) Open Source
10 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (16.07%) HTML5
10 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
10 9 (16.07%) Web Services
10 9 (16.07%) Email Marketing
10 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (14.29%) SQL
11 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.29%) CSS3
12 7 (12.50%) Orchard CMS
12 7 (12.50%) Analytics
12 7 (12.50%) XML

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (21.43%) Drupal
2 11 (19.64%) Apache
3 7 (12.50%) Orchard CMS
4 5 (8.93%) Apache Solr
4 5 (8.93%) Apache Spark
4 5 (8.93%) Umbraco
5 3 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (3.57%) JBoss
6 2 (3.57%) WordPress
6 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.57%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.36%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (1.79%) SSH
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) MySQL
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.93%) RavenDB
5 2 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) Behat
3 2 (3.57%) Introscope
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (23.21%) Marketing
2 7 (12.50%) Retail
3 5 (8.93%) Publishing
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 8 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Drupal Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Front-End Web Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Agile .NET Developer
4 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.93%) PHP Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Magento Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (57.14%) CSS
2 31 (55.36%) HTML
3 27 (48.21%) jQuery
4 16 (28.57%) .NET
5 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 9 (16.07%) Web Services
6 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (16.07%) HTML5
7 8 (14.29%) CSS3
8 7 (12.50%) Ajax
8 7 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (12.50%) XML
8 7 (12.50%) XHTML
9 5 (8.93%) SAML
9 5 (8.93%) Lucene
9 5 (8.93%) LINQ
9 5 (8.93%) Sinatra
9 5 (8.93%) RESTful
9 5 (8.93%) Regular Expression
10 3 (5.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Open Source
2 5 (8.93%) NHS
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Social Network
3 4 (7.14%) Copywriting
3 4 (7.14%) Blog
3 4 (7.14%) Social Media
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) FMCG
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) SUSE
2 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Content Management
2 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
2 11 (19.64%) MVC
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) Email Marketing
4 7 (12.50%) Analytics
4 7 (12.50%) Web Development
5 6 (10.71%) Workflow
5 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.93%) ITIL
6 5 (8.93%) SOA
6 5 (8.93%) TDD
6 5 (8.93%) Scrum
6 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.93%) SEO
6 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.14%) Pay per click
8 3 (5.36%) Document Management
9 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
2 17 (30.36%) C#
3 16 (28.57%) PHP
4 10 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 8 (14.29%) SQL
6 7 (12.50%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Firmware
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.57%) CA Wily
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Google
3 5 (8.93%) Facebook
3 5 (8.93%) Twitter
4 4 (7.14%) Coremetrics
5 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 3 (5.36%) Sitecore
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) CA
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.57%) FatWire
6 2 (3.57%) Adobe
6 2 (3.57%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) EPiServer
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Zend
7 1 (1.79%) Juniper
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
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