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 23 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)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CMS 14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.19% - 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.44% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £375
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 £25.00 £40.15
% change year-on-year +1.00% -37.73%  

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 72 59 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 26.67% 23.23% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 18
Median daily rate £325 £368 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.68% -13.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.34 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.83% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

CMS
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

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Liverpool over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Liverpool

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 16 (72.73%) HTML
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 11 (50.00%) HTML5
3 9 (40.91%) Drupal
3 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) PHP
4 8 (36.36%) TDD
4 8 (36.36%) Umbraco
5 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
5 7 (31.82%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
6 6 (27.27%) Laravel
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 4 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (18.18%) CSS3
8 4 (18.18%) EPiServer
8 4 (18.18%) WordPress
8 4 (18.18%) OO
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) Content Management

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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 11 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (40.91%) Drupal
3 8 (36.36%) Umbraco
4 4 (18.18%) EPiServer
4 4 (18.18%) WordPress
5 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.55%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
1 1 (4.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
1 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Grunt
3 1 (4.55%) gulp
3 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.55%) Mocha
3 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.55%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (4.55%) webpack
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (31.82%) PHP Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Sitecore Developer
4 6 (27.27%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (22.73%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 4 (18.18%) CMS Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
7 3 (13.64%) EPiServer Developer
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Content Designer
9 1 (4.55%) Magento Developer
9 1 (4.55%) PHP Magento Developer
9 1 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Senior Content Designer
9 1 (4.55%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) HTML5
3 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (27.27%) Laravel
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (18.18%) CSS3
7 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
7 2 (9.09%) LINQ
7 2 (9.09%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (4.55%) Node.js
8 1 (4.55%) Sass
8 1 (4.55%) WCF
8 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) TDD
2 7 (31.82%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
3 4 (18.18%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Content Management
4 3 (13.64%) OOD
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Case Management
6 1 (4.55%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (4.55%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe