Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 81 96
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 -5
Contract jobs citing CMS 81 52 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.66% 1.95% 1.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.88% 12.50% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 32
Manchester median daily rate £391 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% +5.26% +9.62%
10th Percentile £320 £284 £120
90th Percentile £485 £460 £448
North West median daily rate £400 £364 £325
% change year-on-year +9.97% +11.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £14.46 - -
North West median hourly rate £14.46 - -

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 453 416 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.87% 15.60% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 268 281
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £236 £200
90th Percentile £575 £496 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £370 £388
% change year-on-year +8.11% -4.52% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 5 20
Manchester median hourly rate £14.46 £15.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.71% -61.25% +142.42%
10th Percentile £11.66 £10.20 £15.49
90th Percentile £48.65 £20.60 £40.15
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.54
% change year-on-year +25.00% -29.02% +18.63%

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 21 May 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

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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 21 May 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 - 8 - -
Bolton +4 5 £375 -6.25% 1
Sale - 5 - -
Stockport - 1 £340 - 3
Wigan - 1 £375 -
CMS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 35 (43.21%) CSS
2 34 (41.98%) HTML
3 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (34.57%) JavaScript
5 26 (32.10%) Content Management
6 21 (25.93%) HTML5
7 20 (24.69%) AngularJS
7 20 (24.69%) C#
7 20 (24.69%) .NET
7 20 (24.69%) MVC
8 19 (23.46%) Java
8 19 (23.46%) PHP
8 19 (23.46%) Grunt
9 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 18 (22.22%) Front End Development
10 17 (20.99%) CSS3
10 17 (20.99%) Photoshop
11 16 (19.75%) Sass
11 16 (19.75%) React
12 15 (18.52%) Kibana
12 15 (18.52%) gulp
12 15 (18.52%) Web Operations
12 15 (18.52%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
13 14 (17.28%) MySQL
13 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
13 14 (17.28%) Orchard CMS
14 13 (16.05%) Varnish
14 13 (16.05%) Visual Studio
14 13 (16.05%) Drupal

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 (17.28%) Orchard CMS
2 13 (16.05%) Drupal
3 11 (13.58%) WordPress
4 10 (12.35%) Joomla!
5 9 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 6 (7.41%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.94%) Umbraco
8 3 (3.70%) Apache
9 2 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.23%) EPiServer
Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Photoshop
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (6.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.70%) npm
3 2 (2.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) Extranet
2 2 (2.47%) FTP
2 2 (2.47%) SMS
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.28%) MySQL
3 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (7.41%) Endeca
5 2 (2.47%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.47%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.23%) Big Data
6 1 (1.23%) DB2
6 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Grunt
2 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 15 (18.52%) gulp
4 13 (16.05%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.70%) Subversion
6 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.47%) JIRA
6 2 (2.47%) JMeter
6 2 (2.47%) Protractor
6 2 (2.47%) RSpec
7 1 (1.23%) JUnit
7 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (12.35%) Marketing
2 6 (7.41%) Publishing
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (50.62%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (19.75%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.35%) WebOps Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Content Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Web Content Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Web Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Tester
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Designer
9 3 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) AWS Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) CMS Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.21%) CSS
2 34 (41.98%) HTML
3 21 (25.93%) HTML5
4 20 (24.69%) .NET
4 20 (24.69%) AngularJS
5 17 (20.99%) CSS3
6 16 (19.75%) React
6 16 (19.75%) Sass
7 15 (18.52%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 12 (14.81%) J2EE
8 12 (14.81%) Spring
9 11 (13.58%) Web Services
10 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (11.11%) .NET Core
12 8 (9.88%) Spring MVC
13 7 (8.64%) Servlets
14 6 (7.41%) Ajax
14 6 (7.41%) jQuery
14 6 (7.41%) JSP
15 5 (6.17%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.11%) User Experience
3 7 (8.64%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.70%) Wiki
6 1 (1.23%) BYOD
6 1 (1.23%) CUDA
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (2.47%) Unix
4 1 (1.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) Content Management
3 20 (24.69%) MVC
4 18 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 15 (18.52%) Web Operations
6 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.35%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (11.11%) Analytics
8 9 (11.11%) Information Architecture
9 8 (9.88%) Change Control
9 8 (9.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 8 (9.88%) Kanban
9 8 (9.88%) Scrum
10 7 (8.64%) SEO
10 7 (8.64%) TDD
10 7 (8.64%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.41%) E-business
12 5 (6.17%) Exploratory Testing
13 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
13 4 (4.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) JavaScript
2 20 (24.69%) C#
3 19 (23.46%) Java
3 19 (23.46%) PHP
4 7 (8.64%) Java 8
5 6 (7.41%) Python
6 5 (6.17%) Perl
7 3 (3.70%) Groovy
8 2 (2.47%) SQL
9 1 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) CISSP
1 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) Kibana
2 8 (9.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Google
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) hybris
3 6 (7.41%) FatWire
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Adobe
4 4 (4.94%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.47%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.47%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.23%) Hotjar
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) NVIDIA
6 1 (1.23%) Sage