Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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 > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 77 102
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 -32
Contract jobs citing CMS 68 81 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.31% 2.28% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.59% 15.91% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 53 33
Manchester median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £193 £259 £276
90th Percentile £540 £498 £525
North West median daily rate £325 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -13.33% +3.45% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £15.50 -
North West median hourly rate - £15.50 -

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 466 509 670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.86% 14.35% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 321 374
Manchester median daily rate £415 £380 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -5.30% +21.59%
10th Percentile £209 £224 £258
90th Percentile £613 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £413
% change year-on-year - -6.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 32
Manchester median hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.45% +21.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.74 £14.41 £11.00
90th Percentile £118.75 £29.28 £32.18
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.17
% change year-on-year +13.33% -12.64% +2.60%

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

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Manchester

CMS
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

CMS
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 23 November 2017. 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
Salford +5 2 £615 +53.75%
Bury - 2 £313 -
Bolton -5 1 £80 -77.93%
Sale - 1 - - 1
CMS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CMS.

1 35 (51.47%) CSS
2 34 (50.00%) HTML
3 27 (39.71%) Content Management
4 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
6 22 (32.35%) .NET
7 17 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 16 (23.53%) Front End Development
8 16 (23.53%) HTML5
8 16 (23.53%) SQL
8 16 (23.53%) Java
8 16 (23.53%) C#
9 15 (22.06%) CSS3
10 14 (20.59%) MVC
11 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET
11 13 (19.12%) SharePoint
12 12 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (17.65%) Web Services
12 12 (17.65%) Workflow
13 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
13 11 (16.18%) WordPress
14 10 (14.71%) Sitecore CMS
14 10 (14.71%) Sitecore
14 10 (14.71%) Spring
15 9 (13.24%) Web Development
15 9 (13.24%) JIRA
15 9 (13.24%) J2EE
16 8 (11.76%) PHP
16 8 (11.76%) CRM
16 8 (11.76%) Microsoft

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 13 (19.12%) SharePoint
2 11 (16.18%) WordPress
3 10 (14.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (10.29%) Umbraco
5 6 (8.82%) WebSphere
5 6 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (7.35%) Drupal
7 4 (5.88%) Confluence
8 2 (2.94%) Kentico
8 2 (2.94%) nginx
8 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.47%) Apache
9 1 (1.47%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (1.47%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (10.29%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.88%) LaTeX
4 3 (4.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.41%) Camtasia
4 3 (4.41%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (1.47%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Office 365
2 5 (7.35%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Endeca
2 5 (7.35%) IDOL
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.94%) MS Access
5 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) JIRA
2 6 (8.82%) gulp
3 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.88%) Grunt
4 2 (2.94%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.94%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.94%) Mocha
4 2 (2.94%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.47%) NUnit
5 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.47%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
1 7 (10.29%) Legal
2 6 (8.82%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (60.29%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (16.18%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Architect
5 6 (8.82%) CMS Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Information Architect
7 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Author
7 4 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Author
8 3 (4.41%) Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) Designer
8 3 (4.41%) Graphic Designer
9 2 (2.94%) Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (51.47%) CSS
2 34 (50.00%) HTML
3 22 (32.35%) .NET
4 17 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 16 (23.53%) HTML5
6 15 (22.06%) CSS3
7 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET
8 12 (17.65%) Web Services
9 10 (14.71%) Spring
10 9 (13.24%) J2EE
11 8 (11.76%) jQuery
12 7 (10.29%) JSP
13 6 (8.82%) Spring MVC
14 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (7.35%) React
14 5 (7.35%) Sass
15 4 (5.88%) Node.js
15 4 (5.88%) REST
15 4 (5.88%) Sphinx
15 4 (5.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.82%) User Experience
3 5 (7.35%) Taxonomies
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Social Media
5 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.94%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.94%) iPad
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.94%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.94%) W3C
6 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Content Management
2 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.53%) Front End Development
4 14 (20.59%) MVC
5 12 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (17.65%) Workflow
6 9 (13.24%) Web Development
7 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.76%) CRM
7 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Project Management
9 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.35%) Change Control
10 5 (7.35%) Content Development
10 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (7.35%) Document Management
10 5 (7.35%) E-business
10 5 (7.35%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (7.35%) Validation
10 5 (7.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
2 16 (23.53%) C#
2 16 (23.53%) Java
2 16 (23.53%) SQL
3 8 (11.76%) PHP
4 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.88%) C++
5 4 (5.88%) Fortran
6 2 (2.94%) VBA
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) Groovy
7 1 (1.47%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Sitecore
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.29%) DevExpress
4 6 (8.82%) FatWire
5 5 (7.35%) Adobe
5 5 (7.35%) hybris
5 5 (7.35%) iManage
5 5 (7.35%) Interwoven
5 5 (7.35%) Reuters
6 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.41%) AppDynamics
7 3 (4.41%) Splunk
8 2 (2.94%) Apple
8 2 (2.94%) Citrix
8 2 (2.94%) Kony
9 1 (1.47%) Sage