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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 32 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing CMS 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.46% 0.89% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.16% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£142 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £13.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+22.94% -26.38%
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
49 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.88% 20.44% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 19
Average daily rate £306 £235 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.31% -46.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £150 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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
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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Liverpool -2 3 £142 -
CMS
North West

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XHTML
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XHTML
2 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Avaya