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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 82 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing CMS 14 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.86% 2.23% 2.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.17% 13.40% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
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£413 £320 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% +17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +32.35%
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
271 209 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.71% 16.61% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 112 94
Average daily rate £331 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - - - - 2
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (51.22%) HTML
1 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 20 (48.78%) .NET
2 20 (48.78%) CSS
3 18 (43.90%) C#
3 18 (43.90%) jQuery
4 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
4 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
4 15 (36.59%) MVC
5 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (26.83%) Open Source
6 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (24.39%) Web Services
7 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
8 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
8 9 (21.95%) HTML5
9 8 (19.51%) Drupal
9 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (19.51%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (19.51%) Orchard CMS
9 8 (19.51%) PHP
9 8 (19.51%) Ruby
9 8 (19.51%) Ajax
9 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.07%) TDD
10 7 (17.07%) Content Management
10 7 (17.07%) XML
10 7 (17.07%) XHTML
10 7 (17.07%) CSS3
10 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (19.51%) Drupal
1 8 (19.51%) Orchard CMS
2 5 (12.20%) Apache Spark
2 5 (12.20%) Umbraco
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
2 5 (12.20%) Apache Solr
3 4 (9.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (7.32%) IIS
4 3 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.44%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (2.44%) Sitefinity
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) RavenDB
4 2 (4.88%) MS Access
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.76%) NUnit
4 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (14.63%) Marketing
2 4 (9.76%) Publishing
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Web Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (7.32%) CMS Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Database Developer
8 2 (4.88%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Digital Project Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) HTML
2 20 (48.78%) .NET
2 20 (48.78%) CSS
3 18 (43.90%) jQuery
4 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
5 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (24.39%) Web Services
7 9 (21.95%) HTML5
8 8 (19.51%) Ajax
8 8 (19.51%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (17.07%) XML
9 7 (17.07%) XHTML
9 7 (17.07%) CSS3
10 6 (14.63%) RESTful
11 5 (12.20%) Regular Expression
11 5 (12.20%) SAML
11 5 (12.20%) Lucene
11 5 (12.20%) Sinatra
11 5 (12.20%) WCF
11 5 (12.20%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Open Source
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.20%) Social Network
3 5 (12.20%) NHS
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Linked Data
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) MVC
2 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.07%) TDD
4 7 (17.07%) Content Management
5 6 (14.63%) Scrum
5 6 (14.63%) SOA
5 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
5 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.20%) Email Marketing
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL
6 5 (12.20%) Workflow
7 3 (7.32%) OO
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.32%) Web Development
8 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.88%) CRM
8 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 18 (43.90%) C#
3 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
4 8 (19.51%) Ruby
4 8 (19.51%) PHP
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.88%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) hybris
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