The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
England / North West
Rank 91 120 121
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +1
Contract jobs citing CMS 45 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.71% 1.02% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.74% 6.21% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 13
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £248 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.67 £35.00 £21.54
% change year-on-year
+21.91% +62.48%

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
419 628 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.89% 16.45% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 364 299
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 49 29
Median hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Manchester +24 35 £375 +0.67% 23
Cheshire +19 4 £400 +33.33% 4
Merseyside -5 4 £344 -23.61% 7
Lancashire +11 1 £530 +112.00% 7
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 North West region with a requirement for CMS.

1 61 (54.46%) JavaScript
2 58 (51.79%) .NET
3 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (49.11%) HTML
4 55 (49.11%) CSS
5 47 (41.96%) C#
6 42 (37.50%) Content Management
6 42 (37.50%) HTML5
7 38 (33.93%) MVC
8 37 (33.04%) SQL Server
8 37 (33.04%) jQuery
9 36 (32.14%) Umbraco
9 36 (32.14%) ASP.NET
10 30 (26.79%) Web Development
11 27 (24.11%) Scrum
12 22 (19.64%) AngularJS
13 21 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (18.75%) EPiServer
13 21 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (17.86%) .NET Framework
15 19 (16.96%) Sitecore CMS
15 19 (16.96%) Sitecore
15 19 (16.96%) SDLC
16 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (15.18%) Data Modelling
17 17 (15.18%) SQL Server 2014
18 16 (14.29%) TDD
19 15 (13.39%) E-Commerce
19 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
20 14 (12.50%) CSS3

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 36 (32.14%) Umbraco
2 21 (18.75%) EPiServer
3 19 (16.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.46%) Kentico
6 5 (4.46%) Sitefinity
7 3 (2.68%) WordPress
8 2 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.79%) DNN
8 2 (1.79%) Immediacy CMS
9 1 (0.89%) Apache
9 1 (0.89%) Confluence
9 1 (0.89%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.89%) Drupal
9 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) Intranet
2 1 (0.89%) DNS
2 1 (0.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.89%) Network Security
2 1 (0.89%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.04%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (6.25%) Couchbase
4 7 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.57%) MySQL
6 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.89%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.93%) Selenium
3 9 (8.04%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.46%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.79%) Grunt
7 2 (1.79%) gulp
7 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.79%) JIRA
7 2 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.79%) Mocha
7 2 (1.79%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.89%) JBehave
8 1 (0.89%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.89%) Subversion
8 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (7.14%) Marketing
2 3 (2.68%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Retail
3 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Games
4 1 (0.89%) Legal
4 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (69.64%) Developer
2 21 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.39%) Umbraco Developer
4 13 (11.61%) EPiServer Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.71%) CMS Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Web Developer
7 10 (8.93%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Architect
8 8 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Digital Architect
11 5 (4.46%) Digital Technical Architect
11 5 (4.46%) PHP Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.57%) Analyst
12 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (3.57%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (51.79%) .NET
2 55 (49.11%) CSS
2 55 (49.11%) HTML
3 42 (37.50%) HTML5
4 37 (33.04%) jQuery
5 36 (32.14%) ASP.NET
6 22 (19.64%) AngularJS
7 21 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (17.86%) .NET Framework
9 14 (12.50%) CSS3
10 12 (10.71%) Spring
11 11 (9.82%) Entity Framework
11 11 (9.82%) RESTful
12 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (8.04%) JSON
13 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (7.14%) Dropwizard
14 7 (6.25%) React
15 6 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (4.46%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) User Experience
2 7 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.36%) Smartcard
4 5 (4.46%) Social Media
4 5 (4.46%) Taxonomies
5 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.68%) NHS
7 2 (1.79%) Tandem
7 2 (1.79%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.89%) Blog
8 1 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.89%) Podcast
8 1 (0.89%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) Linux
2 3 (2.68%) Windows
3 2 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.89%) Android
4 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.89%) Unix
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.50%) Content Management
3 38 (33.93%) MVC
4 30 (26.79%) Web Development
5 27 (24.11%) Scrum
6 19 (16.96%) SDLC
7 17 (15.18%) Data Modelling
8 16 (14.29%) TDD
9 15 (13.39%) E-Commerce
10 14 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (9.82%) SEO
13 10 (8.93%) Migration
14 9 (8.04%) Kanban
14 9 (8.04%) Test Automation
14 9 (8.04%) Unit Testing
15 8 (7.14%) Analytics
15 8 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
15 8 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
15 8 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (54.46%) JavaScript
2 47 (41.96%) C#
3 12 (10.71%) Java
4 11 (9.82%) SQL
5 7 (6.25%) PHP
6 4 (3.57%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.79%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.89%) Perl
8 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.89%) QA
1 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) Sitecore
2 9 (8.04%) hybris
3 8 (7.14%) ATG
4 7 (6.25%) Xamarin
5 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.68%) Adobe
7 2 (1.79%) Alterian
7 2 (1.79%) Cisco
7 2 (1.79%) F5
7 2 (1.79%) FatWire
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle
7 2 (1.79%) VMware
8 1 (0.89%) AppSense
8 1 (0.89%) Avaya
8 1 (0.89%) Citrix
8 1 (0.89%) Google
8 1 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.89%) Zend
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