Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 76 86
Rank change year-on-year -41 +10 +19
Contract jobs citing CMS 42 69 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.34% 2.32% 2.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 14.44% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 52
Manchester median daily rate £375 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.77% +1.79%
10th Percentile £202 £193 £258
90th Percentile £594 £531 £499
North West median daily rate £413 £339 £375
% change year-on-year +21.77% -9.67% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate - - £15.50
North West median hourly rate £15.00 - £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 462 478 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.72% 16.09% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 291 323
Manchester median daily rate £400 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% -7.32%
10th Percentile £165 £213 £213
90th Percentile £658 £600 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year - +1.07% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 15
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% +34.62%
10th Percentile £11.19 £10.74 £14.43
90th Percentile £185.00 £118.75 £38.08
North West median hourly rate £21.25 £23.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.57% +56.67% -12.64%

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 15 November 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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
2 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (50.00%) Content Management
4 16 (38.10%) HTML
4 16 (38.10%) CSS
5 15 (35.71%) C#
5 15 (35.71%) .NET
6 14 (33.33%) Java
7 12 (28.57%) Drupal
8 10 (23.81%) E-Commerce
9 9 (21.43%) J2EE
9 9 (21.43%) Web Development
9 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
9 9 (21.43%) User Experience
10 8 (19.05%) JIRA
10 8 (19.05%) XML
10 8 (19.05%) CRM
10 8 (19.05%) MVC
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.67%) SOAP
11 7 (16.67%) Struts
11 7 (16.67%) WSDL
11 7 (16.67%) Dell
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (16.67%) Informatica
11 7 (16.67%) Oracle
11 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (16.67%) HTML5
11 7 (16.67%) REST

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 12 (28.57%) Drupal
2 4 (9.52%) WordPress
3 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.76%) Confluence
4 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Boomi
1 7 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.76%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Endeca
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) JIRA
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Axure RP
3 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.76%) Grunt
3 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.76%) Mocha
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Ant
4 1 (2.38%) gulp
4 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.38%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.38%) webpack
General
1 5 (11.90%) Law
1 5 (11.90%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (11.90%) Azure Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.52%) CMS Developer
5 4 (9.52%) UI Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Web Content Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Web Content Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Web Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Web Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Azure Developer
7 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Web Content Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) CSS
1 16 (38.10%) HTML
2 15 (35.71%) .NET
3 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 9 (21.43%) J2EE
4 8 (19.05%) XML
5 7 (16.67%) CSS3
5 7 (16.67%) HTML5
5 7 (16.67%) JSON
5 7 (16.67%) REST
5 7 (16.67%) SOAP
5 7 (16.67%) Struts
5 7 (16.67%) WSDL
6 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 5 (11.90%) jQuery
7 5 (11.90%) LESS
7 5 (11.90%) Sass
8 4 (9.52%) Spring
9 3 (7.14%) Laravel
10 2 (4.76%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Blog
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Animation
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) Content Management
3 10 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 9 (21.43%) Web Development
5 8 (19.05%) CRM
5 8 (19.05%) MVC
6 7 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (16.67%) DevOps
6 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 6 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 4 (9.52%) Commercial Awareness
8 4 (9.52%) E-business
9 3 (7.14%) Analytics
9 3 (7.14%) Decision-Making
9 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
9 3 (7.14%) Wireframes
10 2 (4.76%) Content Development
10 2 (4.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
2 15 (35.71%) C#
3 14 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) ES6
7 1 (2.38%) Java 8
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
1 3 (7.14%) WCAG
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Dell
1 7 (16.67%) Informatica
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (16.67%) MuleSoft
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Google
3 3 (7.14%) FatWire
4 2 (4.76%) hybris
4 2 (4.76%) Remedy
4 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Apiary
5 1 (2.38%) Twitter