The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 25 June 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)
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 123 71
Rank change year-on-year +73 -52  
Contract jobs citing CMS 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.61% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.26% 0.53% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £363 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +4.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year -12.17% -28.39%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 109 376 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 19.50% 23.47% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 245 100
Median daily rate £290 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £438 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +93.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in the North East

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the North East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in the North East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +80 8 £400 +28.00% 6
Durham - 1 £275 -
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North East region with a requirement for CMS.

1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (68.75%) Sitecore
3 10 (62.50%) C#
4 8 (50.00%) SOAP
4 8 (50.00%) REST
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
5 7 (43.75%) CSS
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) HTML
6 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) SOLID
8 4 (25.00%) Content Management
9 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
9 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
9 3 (18.75%) MVC
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) IIS
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) XSLT
10 2 (12.50%) XML
10 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 2 (12.50%) SQL
10 2 (12.50%) Legal
10 2 (12.50%) Scrum
10 2 (12.50%) OO
10 2 (12.50%) CRM
10 2 (12.50%) Test Automation

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 11 (68.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Sahi
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) CMS Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Copywriter
5 1 (6.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) REST
2 8 (50.00%) SOAP
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) XSLT
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) Sass
6 2 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Taxonomies
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
1 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) SOLID
3 4 (25.00%) Content Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Content Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Sitecore
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Apple