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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 60 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing CMS 28 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.03% 1.90% 2.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.73% 10.27% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 26
Average daily rate
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£300 £344 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £276 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £505 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.16%
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
204 224 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.83% 18.51% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 103 144
Average daily rate £323 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £36.10 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 - 4 - - 2
Stockport - 1 £360 -
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - - 1
Sale - - - -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 34 (58.62%) HTML
1 34 (58.62%) CSS
2 32 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 25 (43.10%) C#
3 25 (43.10%) .NET
3 25 (43.10%) jQuery
4 19 (32.76%) MySQL
5 16 (27.59%) PHP
5 16 (27.59%) MVC
5 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (25.86%) Content Management
6 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
7 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
8 12 (20.69%) Drupal
8 12 (20.69%) Umbraco
9 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
9 11 (18.97%) HTML5
9 11 (18.97%) CSS3
10 10 (17.24%) XML
10 10 (17.24%) Apache
11 9 (15.52%) Web Services
11 9 (15.52%) Twitter
12 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (13.79%) Oracle
13 7 (12.07%) SQL
13 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
13 7 (12.07%) OOP
13 7 (12.07%) JBoss
13 7 (12.07%) NUnit
13 7 (12.07%) Sitecore CMS

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (20.69%) Drupal
1 12 (20.69%) Umbraco
2 10 (17.24%) Apache
3 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.07%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (8.62%) Escenic
4 5 (8.62%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.62%) MQSeries
4 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 3 (5.17%) WordPress
5 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.45%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.17%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Wireless
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) 802.11
3 1 (1.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) MySQL
2 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) NUnit
2 5 (8.62%) Behat
3 4 (6.90%) TeamCity
3 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.45%) Introscope
5 1 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.72%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.34%) Marketing
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (75.86%) Developer
2 8 (13.79%) Drupal Developer
2 8 (13.79%) Umbraco Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Sitecore Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Programmer
5 5 (8.62%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Java Programmer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Java Programmer
5 5 (8.62%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (6.90%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) HTML
1 34 (58.62%) CSS
2 25 (43.10%) .NET
2 25 (43.10%) jQuery
3 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
4 11 (18.97%) HTML5
4 11 (18.97%) CSS3
5 10 (17.24%) XML
6 9 (15.52%) Web Services
7 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.34%) Ajax
9 5 (8.62%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (8.62%) Java RMI
9 5 (8.62%) LAMP
9 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.62%) Spring
9 5 (8.62%) JSF
9 5 (8.62%) Struts
9 5 (8.62%) EJB
9 5 (8.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Copywriting
1 4 (6.90%) Blog
1 4 (6.90%) Social Media
2 2 (3.45%) Firmware
2 2 (3.45%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) FMCG
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) SUSE
2 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) MVC
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Content Management
3 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
4 7 (12.07%) OOP
5 6 (10.34%) Scrum
5 6 (10.34%) Web Development
5 6 (10.34%) Analytics
6 5 (8.62%) BDD
6 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
6 5 (8.62%) UML
6 5 (8.62%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (8.62%) RUP
6 5 (8.62%) TDD
6 5 (8.62%) OOD
6 5 (8.62%) SEO
6 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.90%) Pay per click
7 4 (6.90%) Email Marketing
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 25 (43.10%) C#
3 16 (27.59%) PHP
4 7 (12.07%) SQL
5 5 (8.62%) Java
5 5 (8.62%) Scala
6 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) CCNA
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.45%) CA Wily
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Twitter
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle
3 7 (12.07%) JBoss
3 7 (12.07%) Sitecore
4 5 (8.62%) Facebook
5 4 (6.90%) Google
5 4 (6.90%) Coremetrics
6 3 (5.17%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) VMware
6 3 (5.17%) EPiServer
6 3 (5.17%) CA
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.45%) FatWire
7 2 (3.45%) IBM
7 2 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (1.72%) BMC
8 1 (1.72%) FrontRange
8 1 (1.72%) Zend
8 1 (1.72%) Adobe
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco
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