Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 54 68
Rank change year-on-year -23 +14 +29
Contract jobs citing CMS 12 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.02% 2.77% 1.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.70% 17.56% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 18
Cheshire median daily rate £286 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.21% -15.15% +34.15%
10th Percentile £140 £100 £341
90th Percentile £503 £540 £675
North West median daily rate £500 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £13.54 £14.46 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.40% -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 179 205 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.20% 15.76% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 136 124
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -12.16% -7.50%
10th Percentile £160 £213 £180
90th Percentile £496 £538 £593
North West median daily rate £414 £400 £376
% change year-on-year +3.50% +6.38% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.25 £29.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.53% +103.45% -27.50%
10th Percentile £16.13 £11.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £18.38 £38.75 £20.70
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £15.69 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% -23.08%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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
Macclesfield -7 3 £263 +11.70%
Warrington -7 3 £500 - 2
Knutsford -9 3 £140 +40.70% 1
Chester 0 1 - - 6
CMS
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 9 (75.00%) Content Management
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Adobe
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (41.67%) User Experience
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) CRM
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
6 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (25.00%) Taxonomies
6 3 (25.00%) Corporate Banking

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 5 (41.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal
3 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (16.67%) gulp
2 2 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Content Editor
2 3 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CakePHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Documentation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (25.00%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) XHTML
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) CakePHP
5 1 (8.33%) DOM
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 3 (25.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (8.33%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Content Management
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) OpenText