Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 79 107
Rank change year-on-year +8 +28 -16
Contract jobs citing CMS 20 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.50% 1.49% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.85% 10.89% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 7
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -12.61%
10th Percentile £100 £343 £309
90th Percentile £575 £675 £529
North West median daily rate £338 £375 £356
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £15.50 -

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 203 202 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.23% 13.67% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 145 138
Cheshire median daily rate £330 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £254 £227 £263
90th Percentile £549 £575 £491
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 23
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £14.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.57% -25.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.30
90th Percentile £38.75 £17.77 £34.35
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.17
% change year-on-year +46.67% -12.64% +2.23%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Chester - 6 £375 - 1
Warrington +19 5 £500 -23.08%
Knutsford - 3 £100 -
Macclesfield +2 2 £231 -38.33%
CMS
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Content Management
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) CSS3
5 7 (35.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (30.00%) HTML5
6 6 (30.00%) gulp
7 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (25.00%) Laravel
7 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (25.00%) React
7 5 (25.00%) CRM
7 5 (25.00%) Adobe
7 5 (25.00%) PHP
7 5 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
8 4 (20.00%) Sass
8 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (15.00%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (15.00%) QA
9 3 (15.00%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (15.00%) Adobe Experience Manager

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 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (15.00%) ExpressionEngine
2 3 (15.00%) WordPress
3 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Hybris
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) gulp
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.00%) webpack
4 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.00%) Grunt
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Content Editor
2 3 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Junior
2 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Hybris Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) CSS
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) CSS3
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 6 (30.00%) HTML5
5 5 (25.00%) Laravel
5 5 (25.00%) React
5 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (20.00%) Sass
7 3 (15.00%) Ajax
7 3 (15.00%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (15.00%) LAMP
7 3 (15.00%) Middleware
7 3 (15.00%) XHTML
7 3 (15.00%) XML
8 2 (10.00%) DOM
8 2 (10.00%) SOAP
8 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Content Management
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) ERP
6 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) SEO
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) User Stories
6 3 (15.00%) Wireframes
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) ATG
2 2 (10.00%) hybris
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter