Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 74 116
Rank change year-on-year +9 +42 -34
Contract jobs citing CMS 76 77 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.80% 2.59% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.24% 17.38% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 52 27
Manchester median daily rate £350 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +21.67%
10th Percentile £305 £265 £279
90th Percentile £620 £486 £453
North West median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +15.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Manchester median hourly rate £14.46 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.71% - -
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.71% - -

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 395 443 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.56% 14.88% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 287 337
Manchester median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £217
90th Percentile £613 £543 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 41
Manchester median hourly rate £14.46 £15.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.71% -38.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £11.26 £13.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £57.63 £18.15 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.60% -25.00% +19.62%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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
Bolton +1 6 £363 -4.92% 3
Rochdale - 6 - -
Sale - 6 - -
Salford +17 2 £615 +53.75%
Stockport - 1 £340 -
CMS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 44 (57.89%) HTML
1 44 (57.89%) CSS
2 31 (40.79%) JavaScript
2 31 (40.79%) Content Management
2 31 (40.79%) HTML5
3 28 (36.84%) AngularJS
3 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.89%) CSS3
5 23 (30.26%) Front End Development
6 20 (26.32%) .NET
7 18 (23.68%) C#
7 18 (23.68%) Grunt
8 17 (22.37%) Sass
8 17 (22.37%) PHP
8 17 (22.37%) SharePoint
9 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 16 (21.05%) gulp
10 15 (19.74%) Photoshop
11 14 (18.42%) Java
11 14 (18.42%) React
11 14 (18.42%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 13 (17.11%) WordPress
12 13 (17.11%) Web Services
13 11 (14.47%) Drupal
13 11 (14.47%) MySQL
13 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
14 10 (13.16%) Spring
14 10 (13.16%) MVC
14 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (13.16%) Analytics

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 17 (22.37%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.11%) WordPress
3 11 (14.47%) Drupal
4 8 (10.53%) Joomla!
4 8 (10.53%) Umbraco
5 6 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (5.26%) Confluence
7 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.63%) Apache
8 2 (2.63%) nginx
8 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Photoshop
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (5.26%) LaTeX
5 3 (3.95%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) npm
3 2 (2.63%) Office 365
4 1 (1.32%) GitHub
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) MySQL
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.95%) Endeca
3 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.63%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.63%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.63%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) DB2
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Grunt
2 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.05%) gulp
3 6 (7.89%) JIRA
4 3 (3.95%) Subversion
4 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.32%) JMeter
6 1 (1.32%) JUnit
6 1 (1.32%) Protractor
6 1 (1.32%) RSpec
General
1 8 (10.53%) Marketing
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Law
3 2 (2.63%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (56.58%) Developer
2 23 (30.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Architect
6 6 (7.89%) CMS Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Content Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Information Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Web Content Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Web Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Author
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Author
9 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Designer
9 3 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Domain Architect
10 2 (2.63%) IT Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.89%) CSS
1 44 (57.89%) HTML
2 31 (40.79%) HTML5
3 28 (36.84%) AngularJS
4 25 (32.89%) CSS3
5 20 (26.32%) .NET
6 17 (22.37%) Sass
7 14 (18.42%) React
7 14 (18.42%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 13 (17.11%) Web Services
9 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
10 10 (13.16%) Spring
11 9 (11.84%) jQuery
12 8 (10.53%) J2EE
13 6 (7.89%) Ember.js
13 6 (7.89%) REST
13 6 (7.89%) SOAP
14 5 (6.58%) JSP
14 5 (6.58%) LESS
14 5 (6.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) User Experience
3 7 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.58%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.63%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Wiki
7 1 (1.32%) BYOD
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.95%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Content Management
2 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.26%) Front End Development
4 10 (13.16%) Analytics
4 10 (13.16%) MVC
5 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
5 9 (11.84%) Information Architecture
5 9 (11.84%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.21%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.89%) Change Control
8 6 (7.89%) Migration
8 6 (7.89%) Scrum
9 5 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (6.58%) Kanban
9 5 (6.58%) SEO
9 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.58%) Validation
9 5 (6.58%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.79%) JavaScript
2 18 (23.68%) C#
3 17 (22.37%) PHP
4 14 (18.42%) Java
5 7 (9.21%) Python
6 6 (7.89%) Perl
6 6 (7.89%) SQL
7 5 (6.58%) C++
8 4 (5.26%) Fortran
9 3 (3.95%) Groovy
10 1 (1.32%) C
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby
10 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.32%) CISSP
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) DevExpress
3 6 (7.89%) Google
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 6 (7.89%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (3.95%) Adobe
5 3 (3.95%) FatWire
5 3 (3.95%) hybris
6 2 (2.63%) Apple
6 2 (2.63%) Citrix
6 2 (2.63%) Kony
6 2 (2.63%) Sage
7 1 (1.32%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) NVIDIA
7 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow