The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 80 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Content Management 11 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 1.13% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.52% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 9
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£325 £344 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £397 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.25 - £12.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £19.30 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-15.59% +37.85%
Content Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
998 857 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.23% 74.20% 71.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 453 440
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -29.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.60 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £47.13 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Content Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Content Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 December 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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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 - - - -
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Content Management
North West

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 16 (55.17%) CMS
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) HTML
4 8 (27.59%) Marketing
5 7 (24.14%) PHP
5 7 (24.14%) CSS
5 7 (24.14%) Drupal
5 7 (24.14%) jQuery
5 7 (24.14%) Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) Apache
7 5 (17.24%) C#
7 5 (17.24%) .NET
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Google
8 4 (13.79%) MySQL
8 4 (13.79%) Intranet
8 4 (13.79%) Umbraco
8 4 (13.79%) Online Marketing
9 3 (10.34%) Java
9 3 (10.34%) J2EE
9 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
9 3 (10.34%) HTTP
9 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.34%) Retail
9 3 (10.34%) Document Management
9 3 (10.34%) Web Development
9 3 (10.34%) Joomla!
9 3 (10.34%) Google Analytics

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 16 (55.17%) CMS
2 7 (24.14%) Drupal
3 6 (20.69%) Apache
4 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
5 4 (13.79%) Umbraco
6 3 (10.34%) WordPress
6 3 (10.34%) Joomla!
7 2 (6.90%) JBoss
7 2 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (6.90%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (3.45%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Intranet
2 3 (10.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Introscope
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (27.59%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Content Editor
4 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Web Editor
4 3 (10.34%) Web Content Editor
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Web Designer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (6.90%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) jQuery
3 5 (17.24%) .NET
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE
5 2 (6.90%) Google Maps API
5 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) CSS3
6 1 (3.45%) Android SDK
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) Flash
6 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Social Media
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) SUSE
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (6.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Analytics
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Online Marketing
4 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (10.34%) Document Management
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Web Design
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) B2B
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 7 (24.14%) PHP
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.90%) CA Wily
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Google
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) CA
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) FatWire
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.45%) EPiServer