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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management
Rank 122 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing Content Management 10 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.71% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.98% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 19
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £368 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +11.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.79 £19.30 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.25%
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
2321 1944 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.80% 72.84% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 991 928
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 97 78
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 8 £325 - 6
Cheshire 0 1 £325 - 3
Lancashire - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - - 3
Content Management
England

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
1 19 (47.50%) CMS
2 16 (40.00%) HTML
3 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 14 (35.00%) CSS
4 14 (35.00%) .NET
4 14 (35.00%) SharePoint
5 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (22.50%) SQL
7 9 (22.50%) C#
7 9 (22.50%) jQuery
7 9 (22.50%) Drupal
7 9 (22.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (20.00%) Umbraco
8 8 (20.00%) Marketing
8 8 (20.00%) PHP
9 7 (17.50%) IIS
10 6 (15.00%) Web Development
10 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.00%) Analytics
11 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
11 5 (12.50%) HTML5
11 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (12.50%) Google
11 5 (12.50%) MVC
11 5 (12.50%) Oracle
11 5 (12.50%) Windows
11 5 (12.50%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (47.50%) CMS
2 14 (35.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (22.50%) Drupal
3 9 (22.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (20.00%) Umbraco
5 7 (17.50%) IIS
6 5 (12.50%) Apache
7 3 (7.50%) WordPress
7 3 (7.50%) Joomla!
8 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
8 2 (5.00%) JBoss
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (2.50%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.50%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Intranet
2 3 (7.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) Introscope
3 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.00%) Marketing
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Content Editor
4 4 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Web Content Editor
5 3 (7.50%) Web Editor
5 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Web Designer
6 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Hybris Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) HTML
2 14 (35.00%) CSS
2 14 (35.00%) .NET
3 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (22.50%) jQuery
5 5 (12.50%) HTML5
6 4 (10.00%) Web Services
7 3 (7.50%) WCF
7 3 (7.50%) XHTML
7 3 (7.50%) J2EE
8 2 (5.00%) SOAP
8 2 (5.00%) XML
8 2 (5.00%) Middleware
8 2 (5.00%) Google Maps API
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Social Media
2 3 (7.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) SUSE
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Web Development
1 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (15.00%) Analytics
2 5 (12.50%) MVC
3 4 (10.00%) Online Marketing
4 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (7.50%) Document Management
4 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) OO
5 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.00%) Web Design
5 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (2.50%) Information Architecture
6 1 (2.50%) Android Development
6 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) C#
3 8 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) VBScript
5 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
1 2 (5.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Google
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Adobe
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) CA
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) FatWire
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) hybris
5 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) EPiServer