The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank - 32 30
Contract jobs citing CMS 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.81% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 4.55% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-29.72% -
CMS
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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
35 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.29% 17.89% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 29
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £218 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £418 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +38.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
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