The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 122 80 103
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +23
Contract jobs citing Content Management 14 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 1.66% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 2.36% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 14
Average daily rate £275 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £368 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2259 1696 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.19% 70.43% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 841 965
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 82 91
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Content Management
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -29 9 £275 -16.66% 6
Cheshire -22 4 £225 -32.83% 2
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - - - - 2
Content Management
England

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) HTML
2 11 (30.56%) CSS
3 10 (27.78%) Adobe
4 8 (22.22%) Photoshop
4 8 (22.22%) CMS
4 8 (22.22%) HTML5
5 7 (19.44%) jQuery
5 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) Web Development
6 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 5 (13.89%) CSS3
7 5 (13.89%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) Multimedia
7 5 (13.89%) Spring
7 5 (13.89%) Acrobat
7 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) ITSM
7 5 (13.89%) Flash
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) MS Office
7 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 5 (13.89%) Java
8 4 (11.11%) PHP
8 4 (11.11%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (22.22%) CMS
2 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.11%) WordPress
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) ArcGIS
4 2 (5.56%) Liferay
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.78%) Drupal
5 1 (2.78%) TeamSite
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 5 (13.89%) Adobe Captivate
2 5 (13.89%) Acrobat
2 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 5 (13.89%) Multimedia
2 3 (8.33%) Games
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Publishing
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Technical Writer
2 4 (11.11%) Designer
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience Designer
3 3 (8.33%) Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Author
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Author
4 2 (5.56%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Vignette Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.56%) UI Developer
4 2 (5.56%) UI Programmer
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) HTML
1 11 (30.56%) CSS
2 8 (22.22%) HTML5
3 7 (19.44%) jQuery
4 5 (13.89%) CSS3
4 5 (13.89%) Spring
4 5 (13.89%) Flash
4 5 (13.89%) Web Services
5 4 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (8.33%) RESTful
6 3 (8.33%) Ajax
6 3 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (5.56%) JSP
7 2 (5.56%) SOAP
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.56%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.78%) WCF
8 1 (2.78%) JSON
8 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.11%) New Media
3 3 (8.33%) Kindle
3 3 (8.33%) Streaming Video
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) GIS
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.78%) Open Source
5 1 (2.78%) Social Network
5 1 (2.78%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Project Management
1 6 (16.67%) Web Development
2 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
2 5 (13.89%) Service Management
2 5 (13.89%) ITSM
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (8.33%) Game Development
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (8.33%) Workflow
3 3 (8.33%) Data Management
3 3 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (5.56%) SEO
4 2 (5.56%) Information Security Management
4 2 (5.56%) Security Management
4 2 (5.56%) ERP
4 2 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.89%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) PHP
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) ActionScript
4 3 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) PHP5
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) VBScript
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Adobe
2 4 (11.11%) Open Text
3 2 (5.56%) Vignette
3 2 (5.56%) ESRI
3 2 (5.56%) Sony
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.78%) hybris
4 1 (2.78%) RedDot
4 1 (2.78%) ATG
4 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
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