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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 56 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing CMS 35 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.42% 2.20% 2.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.35% 11.21% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 32
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£293 £390 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £550 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+48.09% -42.10%
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 Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
228 214 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.75% 19.63% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 113 127
Average daily rate £351 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.85% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 18
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £31.80 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Wigan - 3 - - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 2
Bury - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (62.75%) CSS
2 31 (60.78%) HTML
3 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 22 (43.14%) jQuery
5 15 (29.41%) Content Management
5 15 (29.41%) PHP
6 14 (27.45%) C#
7 13 (25.49%) .NET
7 13 (25.49%) MySQL
7 13 (25.49%) Marketing
8 11 (21.57%) Drupal
8 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
8 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
9 10 (19.61%) Apache
9 10 (19.61%) MVC
10 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
10 9 (17.65%) Email Marketing
10 9 (17.65%) HTML5
11 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (15.69%) Web Services
11 8 (15.69%) CSS3
12 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (13.73%) SQL
12 7 (13.73%) Web Development
13 6 (11.76%) Open Source
13 6 (11.76%) Umbraco
13 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
13 6 (11.76%) XML
13 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
13 6 (11.76%) Twitter

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (21.57%) Drupal
2 10 (19.61%) Apache
3 6 (11.76%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 3 (5.88%) Orchard CMS
4 3 (5.88%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.92%) JBoss
5 2 (3.92%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (3.92%) WordPress
5 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Photoshop
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.88%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Wireless
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) 802.11
3 1 (1.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) MySQL
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.80%) Behat
3 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) Introscope
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
5 1 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (25.49%) Marketing
2 5 (9.80%) Retail
2 5 (9.80%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Drupal Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Web Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Front-End Web Developer
4 5 (9.80%) PHP Developer
5 4 (7.84%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Magento Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Umbraco Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (62.75%) CSS
2 31 (60.78%) HTML
3 22 (43.14%) jQuery
4 13 (25.49%) .NET
5 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 9 (17.65%) HTML5
6 8 (15.69%) CSS3
6 8 (15.69%) Web Services
7 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (11.76%) XML
9 5 (9.80%) XHTML
9 5 (9.80%) Ajax
10 3 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (5.88%) WCF
10 3 (5.88%) LINQ
10 3 (5.88%) Lucene
10 3 (5.88%) RESTful
10 3 (5.88%) SAML
10 3 (5.88%) Sinatra
10 3 (5.88%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Open Source
2 5 (9.80%) Social Network
3 4 (7.84%) Social Media
3 4 (7.84%) Copywriting
3 4 (7.84%) Blog
4 3 (5.88%) NHS
4 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) SUSE
2 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Content Management
2 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
3 10 (19.61%) MVC
4 9 (17.65%) Email Marketing
5 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.73%) Web Development
7 6 (11.76%) Analytics
8 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
8 5 (9.80%) SEO
9 4 (7.84%) Workflow
9 4 (7.84%) Pay per click
10 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.88%) Document Management
10 3 (5.88%) Scrum
10 3 (5.88%) TDD
10 3 (5.88%) SOA
10 3 (5.88%) ITIL
10 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 15 (29.41%) PHP
3 14 (27.45%) C#
4 7 (13.73%) SQL
5 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.88%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.96%) XPath
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) CCNA
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Firmware
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.92%) CA Wily
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Twitter
2 5 (9.80%) Facebook
3 4 (7.84%) Google
3 4 (7.84%) Coremetrics
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) Adobe
5 2 (3.92%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Juniper
5 2 (3.92%) CA
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.92%) FatWire
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) Zend
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