The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 36 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing CMS 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.78% 1.51% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.77% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £381 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £23.00 £21.58
% change year-on-year
-2.39% +6.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
53 80 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.54% 24.10% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 13
Median daily rate £363 £425 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +136.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 2 £381 -15.27% 2
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for CMS.

1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Content Management
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) EPiServer
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) Umbraco
6 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (27.27%) Ektron
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (18.18%) User Experience
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) RESTful
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (18.18%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Marketing
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) OO

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Umbraco
3 2 (18.18%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (9.09%) DNN
4 1 (9.09%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (9.09%) Kentico
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Grunt
1 1 (9.09%) NuGet
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) EPiServer Developer
4 4 (36.36%) CMS Developer
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Content Strategist
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) Angular 2
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) LESS
6 1 (9.09%) Sass
6 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Tandem
2 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) SEO
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) EPiServer
2 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
3 3 (27.27%) Ektron
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Alterian