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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 92 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing CMS 60 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.72% 1.14% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.75% 7.69% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 22
Median daily rate £381 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £18.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.68 £34.84 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-32.02% +103.08%
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
558 624 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.01% 14.86% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 376 258
Median daily rate £375 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £42.62 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 41 £350 -6.66% 19
Cheshire +15 9 £425 -17.47% 1
Merseyside +9 6 £363 +20.83% 1
Lancashire +8 2 £594 +18.75% 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 46 (43.40%) Content Management
2 39 (36.79%) HTML
3 35 (33.02%) JavaScript
4 31 (29.25%) .NET
4 31 (29.25%) CSS
5 30 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (25.47%) C#
7 26 (24.53%) Web Development
8 22 (20.75%) HTML5
8 22 (20.75%) E-Commerce
9 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET
10 19 (17.92%) MVC
10 19 (17.92%) jQuery
11 18 (16.98%) PHP
12 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
12 14 (13.21%) AngularJS
12 14 (13.21%) User Experience
13 13 (12.26%) TDD
13 13 (12.26%) CSS3
14 12 (11.32%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (11.32%) Sitecore
14 12 (11.32%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (11.32%) Marketing
14 12 (11.32%) Migration
15 11 (10.38%) SQL
15 11 (10.38%) Scrum
16 10 (9.43%) Photoshop
16 10 (9.43%) Configuration Management
16 10 (9.43%) .NET Framework
17 9 (8.49%) Continuous Integration

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 12 (11.32%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.55%) Umbraco
4 6 (5.66%) Drupal
5 5 (4.72%) WordPress
6 4 (3.77%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (2.83%) ArcGIS
7 3 (2.83%) GeoServer
7 3 (2.83%) Sitefinity
8 2 (1.89%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.89%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.94%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.94%) Apache
9 1 (0.94%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Photoshop
2 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.60%) MS Office
3 6 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.66%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.89%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.89%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.89%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.94%) Magento
3 1 (0.94%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.94%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) GitHub
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Intranet
2 1 (0.94%) Broadband
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) LAN
2 1 (0.94%) MPLS
2 1 (0.94%) TETRA
2 1 (0.94%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) GIS
3 1 (0.94%) MS Access
3 1 (0.94%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (0.94%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) JIRA
2 5 (4.72%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.72%) Selenium
3 3 (2.83%) Grunt
3 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.89%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.89%) gulp
4 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.94%) NuGet
5 1 (0.94%) PhpStorm
General
1 12 (11.32%) Marketing
2 9 (8.49%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.66%) Finance
3 6 (5.66%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Legal
4 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.89%) Back Office
5 2 (1.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (47.17%) Developer
2 14 (13.21%) Web Developer
3 13 (12.26%) CMS Developer
4 12 (11.32%) Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Architect
6 6 (5.66%) Designer
6 6 (5.66%) EPiServer Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Network Architect
7 5 (4.72%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Systems Support
8 4 (3.77%) Systems Support Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.79%) HTML
2 31 (29.25%) .NET
2 31 (29.25%) CSS
3 22 (20.75%) HTML5
4 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET
5 19 (17.92%) jQuery
6 14 (13.21%) AngularJS
7 13 (12.26%) CSS3
8 10 (9.43%) .NET Framework
9 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (7.55%) Entity Framework
11 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (4.72%) Dropwizard
11 5 (4.72%) JSON
11 5 (4.72%) RESTful
11 5 (4.72%) Spring
12 4 (3.77%) Backbone.js
12 4 (3.77%) Ember.js
12 4 (3.77%) React
13 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) User Experience
2 9 (8.49%) NHS
3 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.66%) Social Media
5 5 (4.72%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.83%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.94%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.94%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.40%) Content Management
2 30 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (24.53%) Web Development
4 22 (20.75%) E-Commerce
5 19 (17.92%) MVC
6 13 (12.26%) TDD
7 12 (11.32%) Migration
7 12 (11.32%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (10.38%) Scrum
9 10 (9.43%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.55%) Kanban
12 7 (6.60%) Data Management
13 6 (5.66%) Automated Testing
13 6 (5.66%) Change Management
13 6 (5.66%) Project Management
13 6 (5.66%) SEO
13 6 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (5.66%) Time Management
13 6 (5.66%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.02%) JavaScript
2 27 (25.47%) C#
3 18 (16.98%) PHP
4 11 (10.38%) SQL
5 6 (5.66%) Java
6 2 (1.89%) VBA
7 1 (0.94%) C++
7 1 (0.94%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.94%) MCP
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) Sitecore
2 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.60%) EPiServer
3 7 (6.60%) hybris
4 6 (5.66%) Cisco
5 5 (4.72%) ATG
5 5 (4.72%) F5
5 5 (4.72%) IBM
6 4 (3.77%) SAP
6 4 (3.77%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.83%) Adobe
7 3 (2.83%) ESRI
8 2 (1.89%) Avaya
9 1 (0.94%) Ektron
9 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle
9 1 (0.94%) Panasonic
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