The table below looks at the statistics for Content Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Content Management over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 115 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Content Management 22 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.86% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.22% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £171 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £399 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.56 £22.00 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +175.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.85 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -0.77%
Content Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2275 2045 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.23% 70.25% 64.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1258 1040 1140
Average daily rate £375 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 105
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Content Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Content Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Content Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Content Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Content Management across the North West region.

Content Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Content Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Content Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Content Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Content Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Content Management across the North West region.

Content Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Content Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 17 £355 +1.42% 8
Merseyside +1 3 £300 +49.25% 1
Lancashire -8 2 £225 - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Content Management
England

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Content Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Content Management.

1 17 (56.67%) CMS
2 16 (53.33%) HTML
3 12 (40.00%) CSS
4 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
4 11 (36.67%) jQuery
5 9 (30.00%) PHP
5 9 (30.00%) Apache
6 8 (26.67%) MySQL
6 8 (26.67%) Drupal
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
8 6 (20.00%) C#
8 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (20.00%) Web Development
9 5 (16.67%) Umbraco
9 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 5 (16.67%) MVC
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.33%) SQL
10 4 (13.33%) Web Services
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.33%) Scrum
10 4 (13.33%) Degree
10 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (13.33%) Twitter
10 4 (13.33%) Analytics
10 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (10.00%) WebCenter
11 3 (10.00%) HTML5

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Content Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Content Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (56.67%) CMS
2 9 (30.00%) Apache
3 8 (26.67%) Drupal
4 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (16.67%) Umbraco
6 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (6.67%) WordPress
7 2 (6.67%) Joomla!
7 2 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (3.33%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) Introscope
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
1 3 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Web Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Content Editor
3 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Web Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Web Content Editor
4 2 (6.67%) Web Content Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Web Editor
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (6.67%) Content Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 12 (40.00%) CSS
3 11 (36.67%) jQuery
4 6 (20.00%) .NET
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (10.00%) WebCenter
7 3 (10.00%) HTML5
7 3 (10.00%) WCF
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.33%) Middleware
8 1 (3.33%) XHTML
8 1 (3.33%) XML
8 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Streaming Video
1 2 (6.67%) Social Network
1 2 (6.67%) Interactive TV
1 2 (6.67%) Social Media
1 2 (6.67%) New Media
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.33%) SUSE
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Web Development
2 5 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (13.33%) Scrum
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.33%) Analytics
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) User Stories
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.67%) Online Marketing
6 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) SEO
6 1 (3.33%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) PHP
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
1 1 (3.33%) XenServer
1 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) CA Wily
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Twitter
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) EPiServer
3 2 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.33%) FatWire
4 1 (3.33%) Open Text
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee
4 1 (3.33%) Compaq
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) CA
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
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