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 June 2015 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 64 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 30 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.97% 2.02% 2.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.19% 12.56% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £13.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+208.84% -48.00%
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
268 207 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.56% 16.08% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 111 92
Average daily rate £388 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £11.90 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £37.49 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

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 June 2015.

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 June 2015. 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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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 - 3 - -
Bury - 1 £220 -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 28 (63.64%) .NET
2 19 (43.18%) C#
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) MVC
4 14 (31.82%) HTML
5 13 (29.55%) PHP
5 13 (29.55%) CSS
6 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 10 (22.73%) Umbraco
9 9 (20.45%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (20.45%) Sitecore
9 9 (20.45%) Java
9 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
10 8 (18.18%) Web Services
10 8 (18.18%) TDD
10 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (15.91%) jQuery
11 7 (15.91%) WCF
11 7 (15.91%) MySQL
11 7 (15.91%) SQL
11 7 (15.91%) OO
12 6 (13.64%) Linux
12 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (13.64%) TeamCity
12 6 (13.64%) HTML5
13 5 (11.36%) BDD
13 5 (11.36%) Drupal
13 5 (11.36%) SOA

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 10 (22.73%) Umbraco
2 9 (20.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (11.36%) Drupal
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.55%) JBoss
5 2 (4.55%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.55%) WordPress
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.27%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (2.27%) Sitefinity
6 1 (2.27%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (2.27%) Mule
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.55%) Magento
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
1 2 (4.55%) PaaS
1 2 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SNMP
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
1 2 (4.55%) Extranet
1 2 (4.55%) SSH
1 2 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) MS Access
4 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.55%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) TeamCity
2 4 (9.09%) NUnit
2 4 (9.09%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) Selenium
3 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.27%) Hudson
5 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 4 (9.09%) CMS Developer
3 4 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Umbraco Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (6.82%) VBA Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Designer
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) HTML
3 13 (29.55%) CSS
4 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 8 (18.18%) Web Services
5 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (15.91%) jQuery
6 7 (15.91%) WCF
7 6 (13.64%) HTML5
8 4 (9.09%) CSS3
8 4 (9.09%) XML
8 4 (9.09%) Ajax
8 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.82%) REST
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (6.82%) JSON
10 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (4.55%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.27%) Linked Data
1 1 (2.27%) User Experience
1 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) CentOS
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) MVC
3 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
4 8 (18.18%) TDD
5 7 (15.91%) OO
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.36%) SOA
7 5 (11.36%) BDD
8 4 (9.09%) OOP
8 4 (9.09%) Content Management
9 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.82%) CRM
9 3 (6.82%) Open Source
9 3 (6.82%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.82%) SDLC
10 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.55%) OO PHP
10 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.55%) SIEM
10 2 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) C#
2 13 (29.55%) PHP
3 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.45%) Java
5 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.82%) VBA
7 3 (6.82%) Ruby
7 3 (6.82%) PHP5
8 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.55%) Python
8 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) cPanel
2 2 (4.55%) Hyperic
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Sitecore
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) Endeca
4 2 (4.55%) hybris
4 2 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.55%) Retek
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) ATG
4 2 (4.55%) Stellent
5 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) Eloqua
5 1 (2.27%) Zend
5 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
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