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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 122 114 90
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing CMS 42 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.05% 0.98% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.83% 5.82% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 24
Median daily rate £300 £326 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £291 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £452 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.83 £40.00 £21.61
% change year-on-year
-67.92% +85.09%
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
720 653 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.93% 16.78% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 354 256
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 27
Median hourly rate £22.54 £18.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.50% -27.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £10.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.20 £49.50 £40.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.30% +12.13%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -7 31 £269 -17.30% 25
Cheshire -8 5 £363 +1.75% 9
Lancashire +3 2 £231 -53.75% 5
Merseyside - 2 - - 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 38 (46.34%) HTML
2 35 (42.68%) CSS
3 34 (41.46%) .NET
4 31 (37.80%) C#
5 28 (34.15%) MVC
6 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
7 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (25.61%) HTML5
9 20 (24.39%) EPiServer
9 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
10 18 (21.95%) Content Management
11 16 (19.51%) Scrum
11 16 (19.51%) PHP
11 16 (19.51%) .NET Framework
11 16 (19.51%) CSS3
11 16 (19.51%) AngularJS
12 15 (18.29%) BDD
12 15 (18.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (18.29%) Sitecore
12 15 (18.29%) Web Development
13 13 (15.85%) jQuery
14 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET
14 12 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (13.41%) Front End Development
15 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
15 11 (13.41%) Web Testing
15 11 (13.41%) Requirements Analysis
15 11 (13.41%) WCAG
15 11 (13.41%) OWASP
15 11 (13.41%) SpecFlow

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 15 (18.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (9.76%) Drupal
3 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.54%) WordPress
4 5 (6.10%) EPiServer CMS
4 5 (6.10%) Node.js
4 5 (6.10%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.88%) IIS
6 3 (3.66%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (2.44%) ArcGIS
7 2 (2.44%) GeoServer
7 2 (2.44%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.22%) Magnolia
8 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.88%) Fireworks
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
2 4 (4.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.44%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (1.22%) Magento
2 1 (1.22%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.22%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Intranet
2 3 (3.66%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) Avaya Modular Messaging
3 2 (2.44%) Broadband
3 2 (2.44%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) Firewall
4 1 (1.22%) LAN
4 1 (1.22%) MPLS
4 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.22%) VoIP
4 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) GIS
5 1 (1.22%) MS Access
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.22%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) SpecFlow
2 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.66%) Subversion
3 3 (3.66%) Xcode
4 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) NUnit
5 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Back Office
3 2 (2.44%) Legal
3 2 (2.44%) Marketing
3 2 (2.44%) Publishing
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Billing
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (52.44%) Developer
2 17 (20.73%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) HTML Developer
4 9 (10.98%) PHP Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Web Developer
5 8 (9.76%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Agile Developer
6 7 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Agile C# Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) CMS Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Designer
8 5 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Web Designer
9 4 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.88%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (46.34%) HTML
2 35 (42.68%) CSS
3 34 (41.46%) .NET
4 21 (25.61%) HTML5
5 16 (19.51%) .NET Framework
5 16 (19.51%) AngularJS
5 16 (19.51%) CSS3
6 13 (15.85%) jQuery
7 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET
8 7 (8.54%) Web Services
9 6 (7.32%) PhoneGap
10 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.10%) XML
11 4 (4.88%) Ajax
11 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (4.88%) LAMP
11 4 (4.88%) WCF
12 3 (3.66%) Android SDK
12 3 (3.66%) CodeIgniter
12 3 (3.66%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.20%) User Experience
3 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.10%) NHS
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.44%) Social Media
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.22%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Android
1 6 (7.32%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.10%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) MVC
2 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.95%) Content Management
4 16 (19.51%) Scrum
5 15 (18.29%) BDD
5 15 (18.29%) Web Development
6 11 (13.41%) Front End Development
6 11 (13.41%) OWASP
6 11 (13.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (13.41%) Web Testing
7 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.20%) TDD
7 10 (12.20%) Web Design
8 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.76%) ITIL
10 7 (8.54%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (7.32%) CRM
11 6 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (7.32%) Process Management
12 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) C#
2 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
3 16 (19.51%) PHP
4 7 (8.54%) SQL
5 5 (6.10%) Java
6 3 (3.66%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.44%) Python
7 2 (2.44%) VBA
8 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.22%) MCP
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) EPiServer
1 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.29%) Sitecore
3 5 (6.10%) Capita
4 4 (4.88%) Avaya
4 4 (4.88%) OpenText
4 4 (4.88%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.66%) Appcelerator
5 3 (3.66%) SAP
5 3 (3.66%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.44%) ESRI
7 1 (1.22%) Adobe
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco
7 1 (1.22%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.22%) Panasonic
7 1 (1.22%) SimCorp
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