The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 28 29
Contract jobs citing CMS 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.99% 1.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 6.98% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £450 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £13.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +178.84% -31.57%  

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 20 43 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 19.42% 28.48% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 17
Median daily rate £350 £348 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% -15.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £435 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.77% -18.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £16.25 £14.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.94 £35.00 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Chester

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Chester

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Chester