Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Content Management System (CMS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 66 100
Rank change year-on-year +8 +34 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 30 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.39% 1.85% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 11.43% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 11
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +34.92% -16.06%
10th Percentile £99 £344 £213
90th Percentile £575 £665 £523
North West median daily rate £345 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -8.00% +1.35% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.71% - -

CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 180 210 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.37% 16.18% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 140 154
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £185 £264
90th Percentile £550 £600 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 27
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.00% -44.44% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.10 £10.25
90th Percentile £38.75 £16.28 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £14.86 £19.25
% change year-on-year -2.69% -22.81% +14.31%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Cheshire

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMS in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Cheshire

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Cheshire

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Cheshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +10 10 £513 -2.38% 2
Chester - 6 £325 - 4
Knutsford - 5 £100 -
Macclesfield +5 3 £225 -43.75%
CMS
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 23 (76.67%) Content Management
2 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) .NET
4 12 (40.00%) CRM
5 10 (33.33%) Java
5 10 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 9 (30.00%) HTML
6 9 (30.00%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) ERP
7 8 (26.67%) Middleware
7 8 (26.67%) Adobe
7 8 (26.67%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (23.33%) Target Operating Model
8 7 (23.33%) CSS3
8 7 (23.33%) Business Transformation
8 7 (23.33%) Umbraco
8 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (16.67%) Web Development
10 5 (16.67%) Time Management
10 5 (16.67%) jQuery
10 5 (16.67%) C#
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) SMS
11 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
11 4 (13.33%) Oracle

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (23.33%) Umbraco
2 4 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.67%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) gulp
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Grunt
2 2 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Lead Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Agile Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Content Editor
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Junior
6 3 (10.00%) Umbraco Developer
7 2 (6.67%) CRM Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Hybris Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) CSS
2 9 (30.00%) HTML
3 8 (26.67%) Middleware
4 7 (23.33%) CSS3
5 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (13.33%) HTML5
8 3 (10.00%) Ajax
8 3 (10.00%) XHTML
8 3 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (6.67%) DOM
9 2 (6.67%) Laravel
9 2 (6.67%) React
9 2 (6.67%) Sass
9 2 (6.67%) SOAP
9 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) W3C
2 3 (10.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Content Management
2 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) CRM
4 10 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 8 (26.67%) ERP
5 8 (26.67%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (23.33%) Business Transformation
6 7 (23.33%) Target Operating Model
7 6 (20.00%) Migration
7 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (16.67%) Time Management
8 5 (16.67%) Web Development
9 4 (13.33%) Content Marketing
9 4 (13.33%) SEO
9 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 4 (13.33%) Workflow
10 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.00%) User Stories
10 3 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Adobe
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) ATG
4 2 (6.67%) hybris
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter