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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 58 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs citing CMS 35 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.62% 1.28% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.63% 8.36% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 10
Median daily rate £375 £370 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £320 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £19.19 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -10.76%

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
224 275 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.79% 15.32% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 144 148
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +110.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +4.10%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Bolton - 3 £400 -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 48 (62.34%) .NET
2 44 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 40 (51.95%) HTML
4 39 (50.65%) C#
4 39 (50.65%) CSS
5 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (42.86%) MVC
7 31 (40.26%) Umbraco
8 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
9 29 (37.66%) HTML5
10 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET
11 24 (31.17%) Content Management
12 22 (28.57%) jQuery
12 22 (28.57%) Web Development
13 20 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (24.68%) .NET Framework
15 18 (23.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (22.08%) Data Modelling
17 16 (20.78%) SQL Server 2014
18 15 (19.48%) Scrum
19 14 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
19 14 (18.18%) Sitecore
19 14 (18.18%) EPiServer
20 11 (14.29%) Entity Framework
20 11 (14.29%) SDLC
21 10 (12.99%) AngularJS
22 9 (11.69%) SQL
23 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
24 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

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 31 (40.26%) Umbraco
2 14 (18.18%) EPiServer
2 14 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (6.49%) Sitefinity
4 4 (5.19%) Kentico
4 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) WordPress
6 1 (1.30%) Apache
6 1 (1.30%) Confluence
6 1 (1.30%) DNN
6 1 (1.30%) Drupal
6 1 (1.30%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
2 3 (3.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.30%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.30%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Intranet
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Network Security
2 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (20.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (9.09%) Couchbase
4 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.19%) MySQL
6 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.30%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.49%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.60%) Grunt
4 2 (2.60%) gulp
4 2 (2.60%) JIRA
4 2 (2.60%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.60%) Mocha
4 2 (2.60%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) JBehave
5 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium
5 1 (1.30%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.19%) Marketing
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (72.73%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Umbraco Developer
3 13 (16.88%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Senior Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 8 (10.39%) CMS Developer
6 7 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.09%) EPiServer Developer
7 4 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.19%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.90%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Content Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Designer
9 2 (2.60%) Consultant
9 2 (2.60%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (62.34%) .NET
2 40 (51.95%) HTML
3 39 (50.65%) CSS
4 29 (37.66%) HTML5
5 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 22 (28.57%) jQuery
7 19 (24.68%) .NET Framework
7 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 10 (12.99%) AngularJS
10 7 (9.09%) React
11 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (6.49%) React Native
12 4 (5.19%) Spring
13 3 (3.90%) Laravel
13 3 (3.90%) REST
14 2 (2.60%) CSS3
14 2 (2.60%) Node.js
14 2 (2.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.49%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Blog
4 1 (1.30%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.30%) Podcast
4 1 (1.30%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.30%) Social Media
4 1 (1.30%) Statistics
4 1 (1.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.86%) MVC
3 24 (31.17%) Content Management
4 22 (28.57%) Web Development
5 17 (22.08%) Data Modelling
6 15 (19.48%) Scrum
7 11 (14.29%) SDLC
8 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.79%) Migration
11 5 (6.49%) Analytics
11 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.49%) TDD
12 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.19%) Project Management
13 3 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (3.90%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (3.90%) SEO
13 3 (3.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 39 (50.65%) C#
3 9 (11.69%) SQL
4 5 (6.49%) PHP
5 4 (5.19%) Java
6 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.60%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
1 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Sitecore
2 7 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe
3 2 (2.60%) FatWire
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Alterian
4 1 (1.30%) Avaya
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco
4 1 (1.30%) F5
4 1 (1.30%) Google
4 1 (1.30%) hybris
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.30%) VMware
4 1 (1.30%) Zend