The first table below looks at the demand for Content Management 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 Content Management over the 3 months to 29 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 74 62 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing Content Management 10 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 1.76% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.38% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £358 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -7.53%
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 £20.00 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
861 840 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.44% 73.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 450 459
Average daily rate £350 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 44
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Content Management
North West

Content Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Content Management across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Content Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Content Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Content Management across the Manchester region.

Content Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Content Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Content Management across the Manchester region.

Content Management Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Content Management
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 Content Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 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
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Content Management
North West

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Content Management 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 Content Management.

1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (50.00%) CMS
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) jQuery
3 7 (38.89%) MySQL
3 7 (38.89%) PHP
4 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 5 (27.78%) Apache
5 5 (27.78%) Drupal
6 4 (22.22%) Twitter
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (16.67%) Legal
7 3 (16.67%) Adobe
7 3 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) WordPress
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (16.67%) Data Management
8 2 (11.11%) Interactive TV
8 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Social Network
8 2 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) CSS3
8 2 (11.11%) New Media
8 2 (11.11%) Magento
8 2 (11.11%) HTML5
8 2 (11.11%) SQL

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Content Management 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 Content Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (50.00%) CMS
2 5 (27.78%) Drupal
2 5 (27.78%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) WordPress
4 2 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Photoshop Designer
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
1 8 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) Streaming Video
1 2 (11.11%) Interactive TV
1 2 (11.11%) Social Network
1 2 (11.11%) New Media
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Scrum
2 3 (16.67%) Data Management
2 3 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) BDD
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) User Stories
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) PHP5
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Twitter
2 3 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) Sony
3 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.56%) Open Text
4 1 (5.56%) EPiServer