Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 22 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 43 56
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 -16
Contract jobs citing CMS 7 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.44% 1.84% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.87% 8.27% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +39.13% -4.17%
10th Percentile £328 £305 £131
90th Percentile £468 £509 £344
North West median daily rate £325 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -13.33% +3.45% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 89 133 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 18.28% 22.24% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 62 64
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £250 £294 £150
90th Percentile £600 £511 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £414
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.34% +25.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £14.34 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.83% -10.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £9.60 £13.70 £14.45
90th Percentile £14.35 £17.19 £18.35
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £14.93 £17.17
% change year-on-year +33.96% -13.05% +2.51%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Merseyside

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Merseyside

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Merseyside

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Merseyside

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 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
Liverpool -2 5 £399 -0.31% 6
CMS
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for CMS.

1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) WordPress
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) Drupal
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (42.86%) WordPress
2 2 (28.57%) Drupal
2 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
3 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Grunt
2 1 (14.29%) gulp
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (14.29%) Mocha
2 1 (14.29%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (14.29%) webpack
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Content Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Content Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) Chai
4 1 (14.29%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (14.29%) LESS
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Case Management
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Copywriting
3 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Research
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe