The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 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.

Content Management System (CMS)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 33 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing CMS 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.15% 1.20% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.55% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £13.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +178.84% -39.53%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 55 51 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 21.65% 20.32% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 24
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £296 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.91% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Liverpool

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Liverpool

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for CMS.

1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (54.55%) Sitecore
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (54.55%) EPiServer
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Content Management
4 4 (36.36%) Umbraco
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) Laravel
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) Social Media
7 1 (9.09%) Kentico

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 6 (54.55%) EPiServer
1 6 (54.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (36.36%) Umbraco
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) DNN
4 1 (9.09%) Drupal
4 1 (9.09%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (9.09%) Kentico
4 1 (9.09%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) EPiServer Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Sitecore Developer
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
5 3 (27.27%) CMS Developer
6 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
6 2 (18.18%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Content Designer
7 1 (9.09%) Designer
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (9.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Senior Content Designer
7 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) Laravel
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) LINQ
6 1 (9.09%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (9.09%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
1 1 (9.09%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Content Management
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) SEO
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Sitecore
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Alterian
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