Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 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 > Manchester
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 85 85
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +4
Contract jobs citing CMS 68 51 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.08% 1.78% 1.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.28% 11.33% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 42
Manchester median daily rate £391 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +13.85% -
10th Percentile £253 £158 £120
90th Percentile £478 £531 £450
North West median daily rate £388 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +19.31% -5.80% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £15.52 - -
North West median hourly rate £15.00 - -

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

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 512 450 546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.63% 15.69% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 267 316
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £210 £170 £206
90th Percentile £588 £540 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 11
Manchester median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.82% -25.49% +93.61%
10th Percentile £12.77 £10.20 £15.00
90th Percentile £185.00 £144.00 £193.75
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £16.00 £20.45
% change year-on-year +47.81% -21.74% +7.61%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Manchester

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 2 - -
Wigan - 1 £375 -
CMS
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for CMS.

1 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) Content Management
3 24 (35.29%) MVC
4 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
5 22 (32.35%) C#
6 21 (30.88%) .NET
6 21 (30.88%) Java
6 21 (30.88%) CSS
7 20 (29.41%) HTML
8 15 (22.06%) J2EE
8 15 (22.06%) Kibana
8 15 (22.06%) Web Operations
9 14 (20.59%) Orchard CMS
9 14 (20.59%) E-Commerce
10 13 (19.12%) Spring
10 13 (19.12%) Varnish
10 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
11 12 (17.65%) Visual Studio
12 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
12 11 (16.18%) Drupal
13 10 (14.71%) Web Development
13 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
13 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (13.24%) Front End Development
14 9 (13.24%) .NET Core
14 9 (13.24%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (13.24%) WebSphere
14 9 (13.24%) Endeca
14 9 (13.24%) FatWire

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 14 (20.59%) Orchard CMS
2 11 (16.18%) Drupal
3 9 (13.24%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (13.24%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (5.88%) WordPress
6 3 (4.41%) Joomla!
6 3 (4.41%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.94%) Apache
7 2 (2.94%) Confluence
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.47%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) Boomi
3 2 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.47%) IaaS
4 1 (1.47%) npm
4 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Extranet
1 2 (2.94%) FTP
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
1 2 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (13.24%) Endeca
4 8 (11.76%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.76%) JIRA
4 4 (5.88%) Grunt
4 4 (5.88%) gulp
5 2 (2.94%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.47%) Ant
6 1 (1.47%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.47%) JMeter
6 1 (1.47%) JUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.47%) Mocha
6 1 (1.47%) Protractor
6 1 (1.47%) RSpec
6 1 (1.47%) Selenium
6 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 6 (8.82%) Publishing
2 5 (7.35%) Law
2 5 (7.35%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.71%) WebOps Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Tester
7 4 (5.88%) CMS Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Web Content Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Web Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Web Content Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) .NET
1 21 (30.88%) CSS
2 20 (29.41%) HTML
3 15 (22.06%) J2EE
4 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
4 13 (19.12%) Spring
5 9 (13.24%) .NET Core
5 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (13.24%) Web Services
6 8 (11.76%) CSS3
6 8 (11.76%) HTML5
6 8 (11.76%) JSP
6 8 (11.76%) Servlets
6 8 (11.76%) Spring MVC
7 7 (10.29%) Sass
8 6 (8.82%) Ajax
8 6 (8.82%) React
9 5 (7.35%) Hibernate
9 5 (7.35%) jQuery
9 5 (7.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) User Experience
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.41%) Blog
5 2 (2.94%) Wiki
6 1 (1.47%) Animation
6 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) Content Management
3 24 (35.29%) MVC
4 15 (22.06%) Web Operations
5 14 (20.59%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.71%) Web Development
7 9 (13.24%) E-business
7 9 (13.24%) Front End Development
8 6 (8.82%) Analytics
9 5 (7.35%) Commercial Awareness
9 5 (7.35%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (7.35%) TDD
10 4 (5.88%) Decision-Making
10 4 (5.88%) DevOps
10 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (5.88%) Kanban
10 4 (5.88%) SEO
10 4 (5.88%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.41%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
2 22 (32.35%) C#
3 21 (30.88%) Java
4 8 (11.76%) Java 8
5 6 (8.82%) SQL
6 5 (7.35%) PHP
7 2 (2.94%) Groovy
8 1 (1.47%) ES6
8 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.47%) Python
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) Kibana
2 2 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) FatWire
2 7 (10.29%) Google
2 7 (10.29%) hybris
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.88%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe
5 2 (2.94%) Dell
5 2 (2.94%) Informatica
5 2 (2.94%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) Remedy
5 2 (2.94%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.47%) Apiary
6 1 (1.47%) Hotjar
6 1 (1.47%) Twitter