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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 61 44 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing CMS 28 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.85% 2.82% 2.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.62% 17.33% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +88.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £286 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+86.74% +30.30%
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
241 202 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.90% 16.30% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 105 90
Average daily rate £375 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £263 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £13.40 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.49 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 - -
Bury - 1 £220 -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (61.90%) .NET
2 21 (50.00%) C#
3 18 (42.86%) MVC
4 16 (38.10%) HTML
4 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 14 (33.33%) CSS
7 13 (30.95%) PHP
8 12 (28.57%) jQuery
9 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (23.81%) TDD
10 9 (21.43%) Umbraco
11 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (19.05%) Web Services
12 7 (16.67%) OO
12 7 (16.67%) Ruby
12 7 (16.67%) Drupal
13 6 (14.29%) WCF
13 6 (14.29%) Ajax
13 6 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (14.29%) Sitecore
13 6 (14.29%) HTML5
13 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
13 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
14 5 (11.90%) MySQL
14 5 (11.90%) Java
14 5 (11.90%) SQL
14 5 (11.90%) MS Excel

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (21.43%) Umbraco
2 7 (16.67%) Drupal
3 6 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (11.90%) Orchard CMS
5 4 (9.52%) Apache
6 3 (7.14%) IIS
6 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
7 2 (4.76%) WordPress
7 2 (4.76%) JBoss
7 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.38%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (2.38%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.38%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) IaaS
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
1 2 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SSH
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
1 2 (4.76%) Extranet
1 2 (4.76%) SMTP
1 2 (4.76%) SNMP
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.52%) MS Access
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.76%) RavenDB
5 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.90%) TeamCity
3 4 (9.52%) NUnit
4 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (4.76%) Banking
1 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
4 4 (9.52%) CMS Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.14%) VBA Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Umbraco Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Web Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) HTML
3 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (33.33%) CSS
4 12 (28.57%) jQuery
5 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (19.05%) Web Services
7 6 (14.29%) WCF
7 6 (14.29%) Ajax
7 6 (14.29%) HTML5
8 5 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.52%) CSS3
9 4 (9.52%) XML
10 3 (7.14%) XHTML
10 3 (7.14%) RESTful
10 3 (7.14%) JSON
10 3 (7.14%) REST
10 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Linked Data
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) MVC
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.67%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.90%) SOA
7 4 (9.52%) Content Management
7 4 (9.52%) CRM
7 4 (9.52%) OOP
8 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.14%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.14%) BDD
8 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.76%) Automation Testing
9 2 (4.76%) OO PHP
9 2 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.76%) SIEM
9 2 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) C#
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.95%) PHP
4 7 (16.67%) Ruby
5 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 5 (11.90%) Java
6 5 (11.90%) SQL
7 3 (7.14%) VBA
7 3 (7.14%) PHP5
8 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.76%) Python
8 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Hyperic
2 1 (2.38%) cPanel
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Google
3 2 (4.76%) hybris
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.38%) Zend
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £120 - £175 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago