The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Content Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Content Management over the 3 months to 25 June 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 80 76
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.32% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £440 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £364 £330
% change year-on-year +2.74% +10.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.45% -11.25%  

Content Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 527 769 840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.65% 83.86% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 560 505
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 32
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +52.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Content Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Content Management in Cheshire

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Management in Cheshire

Content Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Management in Cheshire

Content Management
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 Content Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £440 -
Content Management
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Content Management 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 Content Management.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) JMX
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Content Management
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 2 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) EasyMock
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JBehave
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Java Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Express
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) JMX
3 1 (33.33%) Material Design
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capistrano
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Google