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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 85 126 99
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -27
Contract jobs citing CMS 72 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.03% 0.93% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.63% 6.46% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 31 28
Median daily rate £425 £463 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +54.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £333 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.18% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £18.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.47 £32.09 £18.78
% change year-on-year
-36.20% +70.86%
CMS
England

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
570 650 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.04% 14.46% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 407 265
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.84 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £10.94 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £27.50 £35.30
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 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 28 September 2016.

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 28 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
Manchester +3 38 £350 -8.19% 12
Cheshire +19 18 £425 -18.26% 3
Merseyside +12 9 £400 +33.33% 5
Lancashire +10 2 £594 +18.75% 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for CMS.

1 52 (42.98%) Content Management
2 48 (39.67%) JavaScript
3 47 (38.84%) HTML
4 43 (35.54%) CSS
5 41 (33.88%) .NET
6 36 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (28.10%) Web Development
8 33 (27.27%) C#
9 31 (25.62%) HTML5
10 25 (20.66%) ASP.NET
10 25 (20.66%) E-Commerce
11 24 (19.83%) MVC
12 21 (17.36%) jQuery
13 19 (15.70%) AngularJS
14 18 (14.88%) CSS3
14 18 (14.88%) .NET Framework
14 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
14 18 (14.88%) PHP
15 16 (13.22%) Scrum
15 16 (13.22%) TDD
15 16 (13.22%) Sitecore CMS
15 16 (13.22%) Sitecore
15 16 (13.22%) Responsive Web Design
15 16 (13.22%) User Experience
16 14 (11.57%) SDLC
16 14 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (11.57%) Umbraco
16 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (10.74%) Migration
17 13 (10.74%) SQL

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 16 (13.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (11.57%) Umbraco
3 6 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.96%) Drupal
3 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.96%) WordPress
4 5 (4.13%) EPiServer CMS
4 5 (4.13%) Sitefinity
5 3 (2.48%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.48%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.65%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.65%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.83%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.83%) Apache
7 1 (0.83%) Magnolia
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.61%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.13%) MS Office
4 4 (3.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (3.31%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.65%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.65%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.65%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.48%) GitHub
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.83%) Office 365
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) Intranet
2 1 (0.83%) DNS
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) TETRA
2 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) Couchbase
2 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.48%) GIS
4 2 (1.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) MS Access
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Cucumber
1 9 (7.44%) Selenium
2 8 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.96%) JIRA
4 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.48%) Grunt
6 2 (1.65%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.65%) gulp
6 2 (1.65%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.83%) NuGet
7 1 (0.83%) PhpStorm
General
1 12 (9.92%) Marketing
2 10 (8.26%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.96%) Finance
3 6 (4.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.48%) Legal
5 2 (1.65%) Back Office
5 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (53.72%) Developer
2 18 (14.88%) Web Developer
3 16 (13.22%) CMS Developer
4 14 (11.57%) .NET Developer
5 12 (9.92%) Architect
6 11 (9.09%) Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.61%) EPiServer Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Digital Architect
9 7 (5.79%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.13%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (4.13%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Designer
11 5 (4.13%) Digital Technical Architect
11 5 (4.13%) Network Architect
12 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (38.84%) HTML
2 43 (35.54%) CSS
3 41 (33.88%) .NET
4 31 (25.62%) HTML5
5 25 (20.66%) ASP.NET
6 21 (17.36%) jQuery
7 19 (15.70%) AngularJS
8 18 (14.88%) .NET Framework
8 18 (14.88%) CSS3
9 12 (9.92%) Entity Framework
10 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (8.26%) JSON
11 10 (8.26%) RESTful
12 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (7.44%) Dropwizard
12 9 (7.44%) Spring
13 7 (5.79%) React
14 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (3.31%) Backbone.js
14 4 (3.31%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) User Experience
2 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.96%) Biometrics
3 6 (4.96%) NHS
3 6 (4.96%) Smartcard
3 6 (4.96%) Social Media
4 5 (4.13%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.13%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.65%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.83%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.65%) Linux
1 2 (1.65%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.98%) Content Management
2 36 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (28.10%) Web Development
4 25 (20.66%) E-Commerce
5 24 (19.83%) MVC
6 16 (13.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (13.22%) Scrum
6 16 (13.22%) TDD
7 14 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (11.57%) SDLC
8 13 (10.74%) Migration
9 12 (9.92%) Kanban
10 11 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 10 (8.26%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (7.44%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (7.44%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (7.44%) Pair Programming
12 9 (7.44%) Test Automation
13 8 (6.61%) Front End Development
14 7 (5.79%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.67%) JavaScript
2 33 (27.27%) C#
3 18 (14.88%) PHP
4 13 (10.74%) SQL
5 10 (8.26%) Java
6 2 (1.65%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.83%) C++
7 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) MCP
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) 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 16 (13.22%) Sitecore
2 11 (9.09%) hybris
3 9 (7.44%) ATG
3 9 (7.44%) EPiServer
4 6 (4.96%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.13%) Cisco
5 5 (4.13%) F5
5 5 (4.13%) IBM
5 5 (4.13%) Xamarin
6 4 (3.31%) Adobe
6 4 (3.31%) SAP
7 3 (2.48%) ESRI
8 2 (1.65%) Ektron
8 2 (1.65%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.65%) VMware
9 1 (0.83%) AppSense
9 1 (0.83%) Avaya
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix
9 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £0 - £400 per day
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