Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 105 162
Rank change year-on-year +2 +57 -42
Contract jobs citing CMS 102 126 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.81% 1.84% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.42% 11.38% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 91 57
North West median daily rate £338 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +3.45% +20.83%
10th Percentile £169 £263 £270
90th Percentile £544 £588 £525
England median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
North West median hourly rate - £15.50 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.68 £24.00
% change year-on-year +47.80% -1.33% +33.33%

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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 893 1107 1359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.81% 16.21% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 709 785
North West median daily rate £395 £388 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% -6.63% +27.69%
10th Percentile £245 £257 £253
90th Percentile £588 £553 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 67
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £14.93 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.35% -14.69% +4.20%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.00 £20.73 £36.00
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.10% +6.12%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in the North West

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in the North West

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in the North West

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in the North West

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Manchester +14 70 £325 -8.77% 11
Cheshire +8 20 £375 -11.76% 3
Merseyside -2 7 £388 +0.65% 6
CMS
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for CMS.

1 53 (51.96%) HTML
2 52 (50.98%) CSS
3 42 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (41.18%) Content Management
4 34 (33.33%) .NET
5 30 (29.41%) CSS3
6 29 (28.43%) HTML5
7 27 (26.47%) Front End Development
8 25 (24.51%) AngularJS
9 23 (22.55%) MVC
10 22 (21.57%) Java
10 22 (21.57%) C#
11 21 (20.59%) WordPress
12 20 (19.61%) jQuery
13 19 (18.63%) ASP.NET
14 18 (17.65%) PHP
14 18 (17.65%) SQL
15 17 (16.67%) Finance
16 16 (15.69%) Sitecore CMS
16 16 (15.69%) Sitecore
16 16 (15.69%) Web Development
17 15 (14.71%) Workflow
17 15 (14.71%) CRM
17 15 (14.71%) SharePoint
17 15 (14.71%) React
18 14 (13.73%) gulp
18 14 (13.73%) Web Services
18 14 (13.73%) TDD
18 14 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 21 (20.59%) WordPress
2 16 (15.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 15 (14.71%) SharePoint
4 13 (12.75%) Umbraco
5 8 (7.84%) Drupal
6 7 (6.86%) ExpressionEngine
7 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
7 6 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (3.92%) Confluence
9 3 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.94%) Apache
10 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.96%) Joomla!
10 2 (1.96%) Kentico
10 2 (1.96%) nginx
10 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (8.82%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.92%) LaTeX
5 3 (2.94%) Camtasia
5 3 (2.94%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.98%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.96%) Magento
2 2 (1.96%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Office 365
2 6 (5.88%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.98%) GitHub
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) SMS
2 2 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) Endeca
2 6 (5.88%) IDOL
3 5 (4.90%) MySQL
4 2 (1.96%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.96%) MS Access
5 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (13.73%) gulp
2 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.82%) JIRA
3 7 (6.86%) Grunt
4 4 (3.92%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (3.92%) Mocha
4 4 (3.92%) Sinon.JS
4 4 (3.92%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.92%) webpack
5 3 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.94%) Selenium
5 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.96%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.98%) NUnit
7 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Marketing
3 8 (7.84%) Legal
4 6 (5.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Law
5 3 (2.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.96%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (62.75%) Developer
2 19 (18.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (10.78%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.80%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Architect
5 8 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (7.84%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.84%) CMS Developer
6 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
8 5 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Information Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Author
9 4 (3.92%) Designer
9 4 (3.92%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.92%) ServiceNow Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (51.96%) HTML
2 52 (50.98%) CSS
3 34 (33.33%) .NET
4 30 (29.41%) CSS3
5 29 (28.43%) HTML5
6 25 (24.51%) AngularJS
7 20 (19.61%) jQuery
8 19 (18.63%) ASP.NET
9 15 (14.71%) React
10 14 (13.73%) Web Services
11 10 (9.80%) Sass
11 10 (9.80%) Spring
12 9 (8.82%) J2EE
13 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.86%) JSP
13 7 (6.86%) LAMP
13 7 (6.86%) XML
14 6 (5.88%) Laravel
14 6 (5.88%) Node.js
14 6 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) User Experience
2 11 (10.78%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.90%) Taxonomies
4 4 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.92%) Social Media
4 4 (3.92%) W3C
5 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.94%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.96%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.96%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.96%) iPad
6 2 (1.96%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.92%) Unix
2 2 (1.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (41.18%) Content Management
2 27 (26.47%) Front End Development
3 23 (22.55%) MVC
4 16 (15.69%) Web Development
5 15 (14.71%) CRM
5 15 (14.71%) Workflow
6 14 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (13.73%) TDD
7 11 (10.78%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.82%) Project Management
8 9 (8.82%) Wireframes
9 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.84%) Migration
9 8 (7.84%) Web Design
10 7 (6.86%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.86%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.88%) Document Management
11 6 (5.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 22 (21.57%) C#
2 22 (21.57%) Java
3 18 (17.65%) PHP
3 18 (17.65%) SQL
4 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.92%) C++
5 4 (3.92%) Fortran
6 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.96%) VBA
7 1 (0.98%) C
7 1 (0.98%) Groovy
7 1 (0.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) Python
7 1 (0.98%) Ruby
7 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Sitecore
2 12 (11.76%) Adobe
3 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.86%) DevExpress
4 7 (6.86%) hybris
5 6 (5.88%) FatWire
5 6 (5.88%) iManage
5 6 (5.88%) Interwoven
5 6 (5.88%) Reuters
6 4 (3.92%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.94%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.94%) Splunk
8 2 (1.96%) Apple
8 2 (1.96%) ATG
8 2 (1.96%) Citrix
8 2 (1.96%) Kony
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle
8 2 (1.96%) SAP
9 1 (0.98%) Sage
9 1 (0.98%) Twitter