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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 109 115 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -36
Contract jobs citing CMS 46 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 1.08% 1.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.53% 6.82% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 27
Median daily rate £250 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £219 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £452 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.83 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-67.92% +77.77%
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
704 601 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.05% 15.87% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 343 223
Median daily rate £393 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 28
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -27.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £34.50 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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 29 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 29 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 -5 36 £250 -23.07% 19
Lancashire +7 4 £200 -60.00% 6
Cheshire -8 2 £475 +22.58% 2
Merseyside - 2 £325 - 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 37 (44.05%) HTML
1 37 (44.05%) CSS
2 31 (36.90%) .NET
3 28 (33.33%) C#
4 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (27.38%) Content Management
5 23 (27.38%) MVC
6 20 (23.81%) PHP
7 18 (21.43%) Web Development
7 18 (21.43%) HTML5
8 17 (20.24%) CSS3
9 16 (19.05%) Scrum
9 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
10 15 (17.86%) BDD
10 15 (17.86%) EPiServer
10 15 (17.86%) Sitecore CMS
10 15 (17.86%) Sitecore
11 13 (15.48%) .NET Framework
11 13 (15.48%) Front End Development
12 12 (14.29%) Web Testing
12 12 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (13.10%) Web Design
13 11 (13.10%) SpecFlow
13 11 (13.10%) jQuery
13 11 (13.10%) OWASP
13 11 (13.10%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (13.10%) WCAG
14 10 (11.90%) WordPress

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 (17.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (11.90%) Drupal
2 10 (11.90%) WordPress
3 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.95%) Node.js
5 3 (3.57%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (3.57%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (3.57%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.57%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.38%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.38%) GeoServer
6 2 (2.38%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (1.19%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.19%) IIS
7 1 (1.19%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.76%) Fireworks
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) OpenCart
1 2 (2.38%) Orchard Housing
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) Magento
2 1 (1.19%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) GitHub
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Intranet
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) Broadband
4 1 (1.19%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 1 (1.19%) DNS
4 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.19%) LAN
4 1 (1.19%) MPLS
4 1 (1.19%) TETRA
4 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.19%) VoIP
4 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) GIS
3 1 (1.19%) MS Access
3 1 (1.19%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.19%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.19%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) SpecFlow
2 6 (7.14%) JIRA
3 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.19%) NUnit
5 1 (1.19%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Legal
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Back Office
4 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 2 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (52.38%) Developer
2 17 (20.24%) .NET Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Analyst
5 9 (10.71%) HTML Developer
5 9 (10.71%) PHP Developer
6 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.52%) CMS Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Agile Developer
7 7 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Agile C# Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Designer
9 5 (5.95%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Web Designer
10 4 (4.76%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (44.05%) CSS
1 37 (44.05%) HTML
2 31 (36.90%) .NET
3 18 (21.43%) HTML5
4 17 (20.24%) CSS3
5 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 13 (15.48%) .NET Framework
7 11 (13.10%) jQuery
8 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.76%) LAMP
9 4 (4.76%) Web Services
10 3 (3.57%) Ajax
10 3 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (3.57%) PhoneGap
11 2 (2.38%) Backbone.js
11 2 (2.38%) Django
11 2 (2.38%) Ember.js
11 2 (2.38%) REST
11 2 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (11.90%) User Experience
3 5 (5.95%) NHS
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.38%) Social Media
6 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.19%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.19%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Android
1 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.38%) Content Management
2 23 (27.38%) MVC
3 18 (21.43%) Web Development
4 16 (19.05%) Scrum
5 15 (17.86%) BDD
6 13 (15.48%) Front End Development
7 12 (14.29%) Web Testing
8 11 (13.10%) OWASP
8 11 (13.10%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (13.10%) Web Design
9 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.71%) TDD
10 7 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 6 (7.14%) Data Management
11 6 (7.14%) ITIL
11 6 (7.14%) Process Management
12 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.33%) C#
2 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.81%) PHP
4 7 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (2.38%) Java
5 2 (2.38%) Python
5 2 (2.38%) VBA
6 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (1.19%) ISEB
2 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.19%) MCP
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) WCAG
2 3 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) EPiServer
2 15 (17.86%) Sitecore
3 5 (5.95%) Capita
4 4 (4.76%) SAP
4 4 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.57%) Avaya
6 2 (2.38%) Adobe
6 2 (2.38%) ESRI
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco
7 1 (1.19%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.19%) OpenText
7 1 (1.19%) Panasonic
7 1 (1.19%) SimCorp
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