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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 92 123 94
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -29
Contract jobs citing CMS 56 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.76% 0.82% 1.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.61% 5.40% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 29
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £21.18 £18.94
% change year-on-year
-11.03% +11.82%
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
528 630 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.60% 15.17% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 355 269
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £217 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 33
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £16.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +4.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -10.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +14 34 £373 +6.42% 11
Cheshire +21 12 £400 +25.00% 6
Merseyside +3 6 £419 +179.16% 2
Lancashire -5 1 £451 -9.90% 3
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (45.61%) Content Management
2 47 (41.23%) HTML
2 47 (41.23%) JavaScript
3 44 (38.60%) .NET
3 44 (38.60%) CSS
4 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (35.09%) Web Development
6 33 (28.95%) HTML5
7 32 (28.07%) C#
8 24 (21.05%) MVC
8 24 (21.05%) AngularJS
8 24 (21.05%) .NET Framework
8 24 (21.05%) jQuery
9 22 (19.30%) Umbraco
9 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET
9 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
9 22 (19.30%) E-Commerce
9 22 (19.30%) SDLC
10 21 (18.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 21 (18.42%) Sitecore
11 18 (15.79%) Scrum
12 17 (14.91%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (14.91%) CSS3
13 16 (14.04%) Java
14 15 (13.16%) TDD
14 15 (13.16%) Kanban
14 15 (13.16%) Spring
14 15 (13.16%) Entity Framework
14 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (12.28%) RESTful

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 22 (19.30%) Umbraco
2 21 (18.42%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (6.14%) Sitefinity
4 6 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.39%) Kentico
5 5 (4.39%) WordPress
6 3 (2.63%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.75%) DNN
7 2 (1.75%) Drupal
7 2 (1.75%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.88%) Apache
8 1 (0.88%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.63%) MS Office
4 2 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.75%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.75%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.14%) Couchbase
2 7 (6.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.51%) MySQL
4 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.88%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 12 (10.53%) Selenium
2 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.63%) Grunt
4 3 (2.63%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.75%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.75%) gulp
5 2 (1.75%) JIRA
5 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.88%) JBehave
6 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.88%) NuGet
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
6 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (9.65%) Marketing
2 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.39%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Finance
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 72 (63.16%) Developer
2 20 (17.54%) .NET Developer
3 17 (14.91%) Web Developer
4 16 (14.04%) CMS Developer
5 13 (11.40%) Architect
6 12 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.89%) EPiServer Developer
8 8 (7.02%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Digital Architect
9 7 (6.14%) PHP Developer
10 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Network Architect
10 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.39%) Digital Technical Architect
12 4 (3.51%) Content Strategist
12 4 (3.51%) Designer
12 4 (3.51%) Senior Architect
12 4 (3.51%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (41.23%) HTML
2 44 (38.60%) .NET
2 44 (38.60%) CSS
3 33 (28.95%) HTML5
4 24 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 24 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 24 (21.05%) jQuery
5 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET
6 17 (14.91%) CSS3
7 15 (13.16%) Entity Framework
7 15 (13.16%) Spring
8 14 (12.28%) RESTful
9 12 (10.53%) JSON
10 11 (9.65%) Dropwizard
11 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (5.26%) React
15 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (4.39%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) User Experience
2 7 (6.14%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.26%) Biometrics
3 6 (5.26%) Smartcard
4 5 (4.39%) Taxonomies
5 4 (3.51%) Social Media
6 3 (2.63%) NHS
7 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.75%) Tandem
7 2 (1.75%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.63%) Linux
2 2 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) Unix
3 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.61%) Content Management
2 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (35.09%) Web Development
4 24 (21.05%) MVC
5 22 (19.30%) E-Commerce
5 22 (19.30%) SDLC
6 18 (15.79%) Scrum
7 17 (14.91%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (13.16%) Kanban
8 15 (13.16%) TDD
9 14 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 11 (9.65%) Configuration Management
11 11 (9.65%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (9.65%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (9.65%) Pair Programming
12 10 (8.77%) Migration
12 10 (8.77%) SEO
13 7 (6.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.23%) JavaScript
2 32 (28.07%) C#
3 16 (14.04%) Java
4 11 (9.65%) PHP
4 11 (9.65%) SQL
5 4 (3.51%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.75%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (4.39%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Sitecore
2 14 (12.28%) hybris
3 12 (10.53%) EPiServer
4 11 (9.65%) ATG
5 8 (7.02%) Ektron
6 7 (6.14%) Xamarin
7 6 (5.26%) Cisco
7 6 (5.26%) F5
8 5 (4.39%) Adobe
8 5 (4.39%) IBM
9 2 (1.75%) Alterian
9 2 (1.75%) FatWire
9 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle
9 2 (1.75%) VMware
10 1 (0.88%) AppSense
10 1 (0.88%) Avaya
10 1 (0.88%) Citrix
10 1 (0.88%) Google
10 1 (0.88%) Zend
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