Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 80 103
Rank change year-on-year +6 +23 +2
Contract jobs citing CMS 22 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.62% 0.65% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.52% 4.40% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 11
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £228 £273 £275
90th Percentile £500 £425 £488
North West median daily rate £395 £373 £325
% change year-on-year +6.11% +14.62% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £14.27 - -

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 231 182 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.02% 14.75% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 135 219
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £231
90th Percentile £543 £500 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 18
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +43.61% -20.42%
10th Percentile £10.02 £12.25 £13.10
90th Percentile £33.75 £33.00 £34.50
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £16.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year +75.00% -21.53% -2.90%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Macclesfield +6 6 £236 -46.31%
Warrington - 6 £500 - 4
Crewe - 2 £450 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £238 -
Wilmslow - 1 £250 -
CMS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 17 (77.27%) Content Management
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 9 (40.91%) User Experience
4 8 (36.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (36.36%) Adobe
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) CRM
5 7 (31.82%) Wireframes
5 7 (31.82%) QA
5 7 (31.82%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) Java
7 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 4 (18.18%) Umbraco
8 4 (18.18%) HTML5
8 4 (18.18%) CSS3
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (18.18%) Web 2.0
8 4 (18.18%) Ajax
8 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (18.18%) Workflow
8 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) DOM

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 8 (36.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) Umbraco
3 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) EDRMS
3 1 (4.55%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 2 (9.09%) gulp
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Protractor
3 1 (4.55%) RSpec
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Author
2 5 (22.73%) Web Author
3 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Content Manager
4 2 (9.09%) CRM Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Umbraco Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Content Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer in Test
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) Ajax
4 4 (18.18%) CSS3
4 4 (18.18%) DOM
4 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (18.18%) XHTML
4 4 (18.18%) XML
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.64%) Middleware
6 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 2 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (4.55%) Dropwizard
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) User Experience
2 7 (31.82%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (18.18%) Web 2.0
4 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (77.27%) Content Management
2 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) CRM
3 7 (31.82%) Wireframes
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
5 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
5 3 (13.64%) ERP
5 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) SEO
5 3 (13.64%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Records Management
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C#
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Adobe
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) FatWire
4 1 (4.55%) Google