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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 80 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 25 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% 1.48% 2.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.50% 8.61% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 12
Average daily rate £370 £294 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.95% -5.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.58 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+62.18% +26.94%
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
294 244 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.14% 17.21% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 142 119
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 12
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport - 11 £370 -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (70.83%) HTML
2 28 (58.33%) .NET
3 26 (54.17%) C#
4 25 (52.08%) MVC
4 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (52.08%) HTML5
5 22 (45.83%) CSS
6 20 (41.67%) EPiServer
7 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 16 (33.33%) Scrum
8 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 14 (29.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (29.17%) Sitecore
8 14 (29.17%) User Experience
9 13 (27.08%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (27.08%) CSS3
10 11 (22.92%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (22.92%) WCAG
10 11 (22.92%) OWASP
10 11 (22.92%) Web Testing
10 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
10 11 (22.92%) SpecFlow
10 11 (22.92%) BDD
10 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
11 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
11 10 (20.83%) Content Management
12 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
13 8 (16.67%) Mobile App
14 7 (14.58%) Process Management
14 7 (14.58%) SQL Server

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (29.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (12.50%) EPiServer CMS
3 5 (10.42%) Umbraco
4 4 (8.33%) IIS
5 3 (6.25%) WordPress
6 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Drupal
7 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.08%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) GitHub
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.17%) SQLite
4 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) SpecFlow
2 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Subversion
4 3 (6.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.25%) Xcode
5 2 (4.17%) Grunt
6 1 (2.08%) gulp
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) NUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Redmine
6 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (12.50%) Retail
2 4 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Architect
3 8 (16.67%) User Experience Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Agile Developer
4 7 (14.58%) HTML Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Designer
5 6 (12.50%) UX Designer
6 5 (10.42%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.42%) EPiServer Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 4 (8.33%) UX Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (70.83%) HTML
2 28 (58.33%) .NET
3 25 (52.08%) HTML5
4 22 (45.83%) CSS
5 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 13 (27.08%) CSS3
7 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
8 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 7 (14.58%) Web Services
10 6 (12.50%) jQuery
10 6 (12.50%) WCF
11 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (8.33%) Ajax
12 4 (8.33%) XML
13 3 (6.25%) Android SDK
13 3 (6.25%) Entity Framework
13 3 (6.25%) iOS SDK
13 3 (6.25%) PhoneGap
14 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) User Experience
2 13 (27.08%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Android
2 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (52.08%) MVC
2 16 (33.33%) Scrum
3 11 (22.92%) BDD
3 11 (22.92%) OWASP
3 11 (22.92%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (22.92%) Web Testing
4 10 (20.83%) Content Management
4 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
5 7 (14.58%) CRM
5 7 (14.58%) Process Management
6 6 (12.50%) OO
6 6 (12.50%) Web Design
7 4 (8.33%) Competitor Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.33%) Information Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Usability Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Web Development
8 3 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) C#
2 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.42%) PHP
4 4 (8.33%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) SQL
5 3 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) EPiServer
2 14 (29.17%) Sitecore
3 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) Adobe
4 5 (10.42%) Capita
5 3 (6.25%) Appcelerator
5 3 (6.25%) OpenText
5 3 (6.25%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.08%) Ektron
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