The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 66 61 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing CMS 16 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.28% 1.88% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.70% 9.55% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Average daily rate
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£285 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £282 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +175.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-42.22% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
184 220 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.67% 19.73% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 98 138
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 18
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 £11.95 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £34.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
CMS
North West

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
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 July 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
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - - 1
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (55.56%) .NET
2 24 (53.33%) C#
3 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
4 22 (48.89%) HTML
5 21 (46.67%) CSS
6 16 (35.56%) MVC
6 16 (35.56%) jQuery
7 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
8 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
9 12 (26.67%) Umbraco
9 12 (26.67%) CSS3
10 11 (24.44%) HTML5
10 11 (24.44%) MySQL
11 10 (22.22%) NUnit
12 9 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (20.00%) Sitecore
12 9 (20.00%) XML
13 8 (17.78%) Web Services
13 8 (17.78%) PHP
13 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (15.56%) Content Management
14 7 (15.56%) OOP
14 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 6 (13.33%) Finance
15 6 (13.33%) Java
15 6 (13.33%) Ajax
15 6 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
15 6 (13.33%) TDD
15 6 (13.33%) QA
15 6 (13.33%) Scrum

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (26.67%) Umbraco
2 9 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (11.11%) Escenic
3 5 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.11%) Drupal
3 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.11%) MQSeries
4 4 (8.89%) Apache
4 4 (8.89%) WordPress
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (2.22%) SSH
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (24.44%) MySQL
3 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 5 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) NUnit
2 6 (13.33%) TeamCity
3 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Umbraco Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Programmer
6 5 (11.11%) Programmer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Java Programmer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) .NET
2 22 (48.89%) HTML
3 21 (46.67%) CSS
4 16 (35.56%) jQuery
5 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
6 12 (26.67%) CSS3
7 11 (24.44%) HTML5
8 9 (20.00%) XML
9 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (17.78%) Web Services
10 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (13.33%) Ajax
11 6 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (11.11%) Java RMI
12 5 (11.11%) LAMP
12 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
12 5 (11.11%) Spring
12 5 (11.11%) JSF
12 5 (11.11%) EJB
12 5 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) MVC
2 7 (15.56%) OOP
2 7 (15.56%) Content Management
3 6 (13.33%) Web Development
3 6 (13.33%) Scrum
3 6 (13.33%) TDD
4 5 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (11.11%) RUP
4 5 (11.11%) UML
4 5 (11.11%) OOD
4 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.11%) BDD
5 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.44%) ITSM
6 2 (4.44%) Web Design
6 2 (4.44%) SEO
6 2 (4.44%) Workflow
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) PHP
4 6 (13.33%) Java
5 5 (11.11%) Scala
6 4 (8.89%) SQL
6 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) PHP5
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) CCNA
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Varnish
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 5 (11.11%) Twitter
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) JBoss
3 3 (6.67%) Adobe
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) Juniper
4 2 (4.44%) BMC
4 2 (4.44%) CA
4 2 (4.44%) Sony
4 2 (4.44%) FrontRange
4 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) hybris
5 1 (2.22%) Facebook
5 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Open Text
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
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