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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 106 115 96
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing CMS 52 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.42% 0.98% 1.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.87% 7.10% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 24
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.08 £17.38
% change year-on-year
-18.90% +130.64%
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
586 521 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.01% 13.76% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 314 221
Median daily rate £376 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 31
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £30.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +5 40 £325 - 13
Merseyside +2 5 £325 - 3
Cheshire +6 4 £356 +9.61% 3
Lancashire -8 2 £200 -60.00% 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 29 (31.87%) .NET
1 29 (31.87%) Content Management
2 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 26 (28.57%) HTML
4 25 (27.47%) CSS
4 25 (27.47%) C#
5 21 (23.08%) PHP
5 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (18.68%) MVC
6 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET
7 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
8 15 (16.48%) Web Development
9 12 (13.19%) jQuery
10 11 (12.09%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (12.09%) Sitecore
10 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
10 11 (12.09%) TDD
11 10 (10.99%) Web Design
11 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (10.99%) HTML5
12 9 (9.89%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
12 9 (9.89%) Drupal
13 8 (8.79%) Umbraco
13 8 (8.79%) WordPress
13 8 (8.79%) CSS3
13 8 (8.79%) Scrum
13 8 (8.79%) User Experience
13 8 (8.79%) Front End Development

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 11 (12.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (9.89%) Drupal
3 8 (8.79%) Umbraco
3 8 (8.79%) WordPress
4 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.40%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (3.30%) ArcGIS
6 3 (3.30%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (3.30%) GeoServer
6 3 (3.30%) Joomla!
7 2 (2.20%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (1.10%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.10%) Magnolia
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.40%) Fireworks
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Visualfiles
2 2 (2.20%) OpenCart
2 2 (2.20%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.10%) Magento
3 1 (1.10%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.10%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) GitHub
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Internet
1 3 (3.30%) Intranet
2 2 (2.20%) Broadband
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) LAN
3 1 (1.10%) MPLS
3 1 (1.10%) TETRA
3 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.10%) VoIP
3 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) GIS
3 1 (1.10%) MS Access
3 1 (1.10%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.10%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) JIRA
2 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.10%) Grunt
5 1 (1.10%) gulp
5 1 (1.10%) PhpStorm
General
1 7 (7.69%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.49%) Marketing
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.30%) Legal
6 2 (2.20%) Back Office
6 2 (2.20%) Electronics
6 2 (2.20%) Publishing
7 1 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (51.65%) Developer
2 13 (14.29%) Analyst
2 13 (14.29%) CMS Developer
3 11 (12.09%) Web Developer
4 10 (10.99%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.79%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.59%) EPiServer Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Designer
7 5 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.49%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Web Designer
8 4 (4.40%) Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Systems Support
8 4 (4.40%) Systems Support Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.87%) .NET
2 26 (28.57%) HTML
3 25 (27.47%) CSS
4 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET
5 12 (13.19%) jQuery
6 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (10.99%) HTML5
7 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
8 8 (8.79%) CSS3
9 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.40%) Backbone.js
10 4 (4.40%) Ember.js
10 4 (4.40%) React
11 3 (3.30%) Ajax
11 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (3.30%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (3.30%) Entity Framework
11 3 (3.30%) Node.js
11 3 (3.30%) Web Services
12 2 (2.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) User Experience
2 6 (6.59%) NHS
3 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.20%) Social Media
6 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.10%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
1 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Content Management
2 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.68%) MVC
4 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
5 15 (16.48%) Web Development
6 11 (12.09%) TDD
7 10 (10.99%) Web Design
8 9 (9.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (8.79%) Front End Development
9 8 (8.79%) Scrum
10 7 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Data Management
10 7 (7.69%) Migration
11 6 (6.59%) BDD
11 6 (6.59%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 6 (6.59%) Time Management
12 5 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.49%) Kanban
12 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 25 (27.47%) C#
3 21 (23.08%) PHP
4 6 (6.59%) SQL
5 2 (2.20%) VBA
6 1 (1.10%) C++
6 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.10%) MCP
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
1 11 (12.09%) Sitecore
2 7 (7.69%) EPiServer
3 4 (4.40%) SAP
3 4 (4.40%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.30%) ESRI
5 2 (2.20%) Adobe
5 2 (2.20%) Avaya
5 2 (2.20%) hybris
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) Ektron
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.10%) OpenText
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle
6 1 (1.10%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.10%) SimCorp
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