The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 28 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 System (CMS)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 42
Contract jobs citing CMS 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.68% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.88% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £213 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -57.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £22.22 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -44.45%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 35 104 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 10.39% 23.42% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 95 186
Median daily rate £460 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £492 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Lancashire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Lancashire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Lancashire