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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 86 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-30 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 11 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 2.14% 1.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.97% 12.50% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
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£316 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.54 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.26% +12.50%
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
277 208 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.78% 17.13% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 117 111
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 17
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -19.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £17.10 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 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 4 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
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 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 28 (59.57%) HTML
2 27 (57.45%) CSS
3 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
4 20 (42.55%) jQuery
5 16 (34.04%) .NET
5 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
6 15 (31.91%) C#
7 13 (27.66%) PHP
8 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (23.40%) Marketing
9 11 (23.40%) Drupal
9 11 (23.40%) Open Source
10 10 (21.28%) Content Management
10 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
10 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
11 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
11 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
11 9 (19.15%) MVC
12 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (17.02%) Ruby
12 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (17.02%) HTML5
12 8 (17.02%) Email Marketing
12 8 (17.02%) Orchard CMS
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (14.89%) Ajax
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (14.89%) TDD
13 7 (14.89%) XHTML

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 11 (23.40%) Drupal
2 8 (17.02%) Orchard CMS
3 6 (12.77%) Apache
4 5 (10.64%) Apache Solr
4 5 (10.64%) Apache Spark
5 3 (6.38%) Umbraco
6 2 (4.26%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (2.13%) JBoss
7 1 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.13%) WordPress
7 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (2.13%) Sitefinity
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Google Analytics
1 3 (6.38%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (14.89%) MySQL
3 5 (10.64%) RavenDB
4 2 (4.26%) MS Access
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Behat
3 1 (2.13%) Introscope
General
1 11 (23.40%) Marketing
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Publishing
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Developer
2 7 (14.89%) Drupal Developer
2 7 (14.89%) Web Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Agile .NET Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Magento Developer
6 2 (4.26%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Database Developer
6 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) HTML
2 27 (57.45%) CSS
3 20 (42.55%) jQuery
4 16 (34.04%) .NET
5 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
6 8 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (17.02%) HTML5
7 7 (14.89%) Ajax
7 7 (14.89%) XHTML
7 7 (14.89%) Web Services
7 7 (14.89%) XML
8 6 (12.77%) RESTful
8 6 (12.77%) CSS3
9 5 (10.64%) Sinatra
9 5 (10.64%) Lucene
9 5 (10.64%) LINQ
9 5 (10.64%) SAML
9 5 (10.64%) Regular Expression
10 2 (4.26%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Open Source
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Social Network
2 5 (10.64%) NHS
3 3 (6.38%) Copywriting
3 3 (6.38%) Blog
3 3 (6.38%) Social Media
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) FMCG
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) SUSE
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) Content Management
2 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
3 9 (19.15%) MVC
4 8 (17.02%) Email Marketing
5 7 (14.89%) TDD
6 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.77%) SOA
6 6 (12.77%) Scrum
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.64%) ITIL
7 5 (10.64%) Workflow
7 5 (10.64%) Analytics
7 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.38%) OO
8 3 (6.38%) Pay per click
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) Document Management
8 3 (6.38%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
2 15 (31.91%) C#
3 13 (27.66%) PHP
4 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
5 8 (17.02%) Ruby
6 5 (10.64%) SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Google
3 3 (6.38%) Coremetrics
3 3 (6.38%) Facebook
3 3 (6.38%) Twitter
4 2 (4.26%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.13%) FatWire
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) CA
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.13%) hybris
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