The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 79 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs citing CMS 28 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.52% 1.81% 2.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.49% 10.83% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 18
Median daily rate £231 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.83 £40.00 £21.56
% change year-on-year
-67.92% +85.57%
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
295 277 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.99% 16.67% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 151 138
Median daily rate £385 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 12
Median hourly rate £115.00 £15.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+654.09% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £10.01 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £19.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 £120 -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for CMS.

1 29 (54.72%) .NET
2 27 (50.94%) C#
3 26 (49.06%) HTML
3 26 (49.06%) MVC
4 23 (43.40%) CSS
5 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (35.85%) EPiServer
7 18 (33.96%) HTML5
8 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
9 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
9 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
10 14 (26.42%) BDD
11 13 (24.53%) CSS3
11 13 (24.53%) AngularJS
11 13 (24.53%) Scrum
12 12 (22.64%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (22.64%) Sitecore
12 12 (22.64%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (20.75%) SpecFlow
13 11 (20.75%) OWASP
13 11 (20.75%) WCAG
13 11 (20.75%) Web Testing
13 11 (20.75%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (18.87%) PHP
15 9 (16.98%) jQuery
16 8 (15.09%) Web Development
16 8 (15.09%) Content Management
16 8 (15.09%) TDD
16 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
16 8 (15.09%) Front End Development

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (22.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (9.43%) EPiServer CMS
2 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.55%) IIS
3 4 (7.55%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.66%) WordPress
5 2 (3.77%) Drupal
5 2 (3.77%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (1.89%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.89%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.89%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.89%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.43%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (7.55%) Fireworks
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) DNS
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) GIS
4 1 (1.89%) MS Access
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) SpecFlow
2 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (5.66%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) Xcode
4 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) Grunt
5 1 (1.89%) gulp
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) NUnit
5 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Agile Developer
3 7 (13.21%) HTML Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Agile .NET Developer
4 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Lead Developer
5 5 (9.43%) PHP Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Designer
6 4 (7.55%) EPiServer Developer
6 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Support
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) UX Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (54.72%) .NET
2 26 (49.06%) HTML
3 23 (43.40%) CSS
4 18 (33.96%) HTML5
5 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
6 13 (24.53%) AngularJS
6 13 (24.53%) CSS3
7 9 (16.98%) jQuery
8 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
9 5 (9.43%) Web Services
10 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (7.55%) WCF
11 3 (5.66%) Ajax
11 3 (5.66%) Android SDK
11 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (5.66%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.66%) iOS SDK
11 3 (5.66%) PhoneGap
11 3 (5.66%) XML
12 1 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.32%) User Experience
3 5 (9.43%) NHS
4 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Android
2 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) MVC
2 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) BDD
4 13 (24.53%) Scrum
5 11 (20.75%) OWASP
5 11 (20.75%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (20.75%) Web Testing
6 8 (15.09%) Content Management
6 8 (15.09%) Front End Development
6 8 (15.09%) TDD
6 8 (15.09%) Web Development
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.32%) Process Management
7 6 (11.32%) Web Design
8 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.43%) ITIL
8 5 (9.43%) Service Management
9 4 (7.55%) OO
10 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) C#
2 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.87%) PHP
4 4 (7.55%) Java
4 4 (7.55%) SQL
5 3 (5.66%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.89%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) EPiServer
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.64%) Sitecore
4 5 (9.43%) Capita
5 4 (7.55%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.66%) Appcelerator
6 3 (5.66%) OpenText
6 3 (5.66%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.89%) ESRI
7 1 (1.89%) SAP
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