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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 31 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.90% 0.79% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.06% 5.45% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.47 £32.09 £18.56
% change year-on-year
-36.20% +72.91%
CMS
North West

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
64 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.65% 14.51% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 25
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £135 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £18.25 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 6 £400 +33.33% 4
Wirral -1 1 - -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Content Management
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
6 3 (30.00%) EPiServer
6 3 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (20.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (20.00%) REST
7 2 (20.00%) OO
8 1 (10.00%) Retail
8 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning

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 3 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (10.00%) EPiServer CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Grunt
1 1 (10.00%) NuGet
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) EPiServer Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) CMS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Content Strategist
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) LESS
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) Sass
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) SEO
5 1 (10.00%) SOLID
5 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) EPiServer
1 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) Ektron