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 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
England / North West
Rank 90 121 108
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -13
Contract jobs citing CMS 41 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 1.01% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.60% 6.30% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 20
Median daily rate £375 £365 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £295 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
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 £27.01 £21.58
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +25.16%

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
427 619 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.67% 15.98% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 348 276
Median daily rate £375 £395 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 42 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +44.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 21 January 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 21 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
Manchester +27 31 £375 +1.35% 17
Cheshire +22 6 £355 +18.33% 5
Merseyside -1 2 £381 -15.27% 2
Lancashire +5 1 £530 - 5
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for CMS.

1 61 (50.83%) JavaScript
2 60 (50.00%) HTML
3 57 (47.50%) CSS
4 55 (45.83%) .NET
5 54 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (40.83%) Content Management
7 45 (37.50%) HTML5
8 44 (36.67%) C#
9 37 (30.83%) Web Development
10 36 (30.00%) MVC
11 35 (29.17%) jQuery
12 33 (27.50%) SQL Server
12 33 (27.50%) ASP.NET
13 32 (26.67%) Umbraco
14 29 (24.17%) Scrum
15 25 (20.83%) AngularJS
16 23 (19.17%) .NET Framework
16 23 (19.17%) SDLC
17 20 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
17 20 (16.67%) Sitecore
17 20 (16.67%) E-Commerce
18 18 (15.00%) TDD
18 18 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
18 18 (15.00%) CSS3
19 17 (14.17%) Java
20 16 (13.33%) Spring
20 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
20 16 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
21 15 (12.50%) EPiServer

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 32 (26.67%) Umbraco
2 20 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (5.83%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (5.83%) Sitefinity
4 5 (4.17%) Kentico
5 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.33%) WordPress
6 3 (2.50%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.67%) DNN
7 2 (1.67%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.83%) Apache
8 1 (0.83%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.83%) Drupal
8 1 (0.83%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.50%) MS Office
4 2 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.67%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.67%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.83%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) Intranet
2 1 (0.83%) DNS
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (5.83%) Couchbase
4 7 (5.83%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.33%) MySQL
6 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (11.67%) Selenium
3 13 (10.83%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.50%) Grunt
6 3 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.67%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.67%) gulp
7 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.83%) JBehave
8 1 (0.83%) JIRA
8 1 (0.83%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.83%) Mocha
8 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.83%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (0.83%) Subversion
8 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (8.33%) Marketing
2 4 (3.33%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Games
3 1 (0.83%) Legal
3 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (65.83%) Developer
2 24 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 14 (11.67%) CMS Developer
5 13 (10.83%) Architect
6 12 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Umbraco Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.50%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.50%) EPiServer Developer
9 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Digital Architect
9 7 (5.83%) Network Architect
10 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Designer
11 5 (4.17%) Digital Technical Architect
11 5 (4.17%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.33%) Content Strategist
12 4 (3.33%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (50.00%) HTML
2 57 (47.50%) CSS
3 55 (45.83%) .NET
4 45 (37.50%) HTML5
5 35 (29.17%) jQuery
6 33 (27.50%) ASP.NET
7 25 (20.83%) AngularJS
8 23 (19.17%) .NET Framework
9 18 (15.00%) CSS3
10 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (13.33%) Spring
11 15 (12.50%) RESTful
12 14 (11.67%) Entity Framework
13 13 (10.83%) JSON
14 12 (10.00%) Dropwizard
15 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 6 (5.00%) React
18 5 (4.17%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) User Experience
2 6 (5.00%) Biometrics
2 6 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.00%) Smartcard
3 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.17%) Social Media
3 5 (4.17%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.50%) NHS
5 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) Tandem
5 2 (1.67%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.83%) Blog
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Podcast
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.33%) Linux
2 2 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Unix
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.83%) Content Management
3 37 (30.83%) Web Development
4 36 (30.00%) MVC
5 29 (24.17%) Scrum
6 23 (19.17%) SDLC
7 20 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 18 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (15.00%) TDD
9 16 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (11.67%) Kanban
11 13 (10.83%) Test Automation
12 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 12 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
12 12 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (10.00%) Pair Programming
12 12 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (9.17%) Data Modelling
13 11 (9.17%) SEO
14 10 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.83%) JavaScript
2 44 (36.67%) C#
3 17 (14.17%) Java
4 13 (10.83%) SQL
5 7 (5.83%) PHP
6 4 (3.33%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.67%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.83%) Perl
8 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 15 (12.50%) EPiServer
3 13 (10.83%) hybris
4 12 (10.00%) ATG
5 9 (7.50%) Ektron
6 7 (5.83%) Cisco
6 7 (5.83%) F5
6 7 (5.83%) Xamarin
7 5 (4.17%) Adobe
7 5 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.33%) IBM
9 2 (1.67%) Alterian
9 2 (1.67%) FatWire
9 2 (1.67%) VMware
10 1 (0.83%) AppSense
10 1 (0.83%) Avaya
10 1 (0.83%) Citrix
10 1 (0.83%) Google
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle
10 1 (0.83%) Zend
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £360 per day
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