Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Content Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Content Management over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 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
England > North West
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 130 156
Rank change year-on-year -36 +26 +49
Contract jobs citing Content Management 45 73 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.79% 1.35% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.62% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 44
North West median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +6.38%
10th Percentile £191 £99 £313
90th Percentile £540 £688 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £412
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.28% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
North West median hourly rate - £14.46 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.71% -53.92%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% +35.00% -13.04%

Content Management is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,740 4,506 5,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.61% 83.41% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,999 2,924 3,376
North West median daily rate £413 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +0.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £256
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 205 158
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.78 £21.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.59% +1.20% -28.62%
10th Percentile £12.88 £12.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.04 £50.85 £52.10
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.50 £23.34
% change year-on-year - +0.69% +3.73%

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Content Management in the North West

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Management in the North West

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Management in the North West over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Content Management in the North West

Content Management
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 Content Management in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Management in the North West

Content Management
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 Content Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. 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 -25 26 £400 -11.11% 9
Cheshire -20 9 £263 -26.06% 2
Content Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Content Management 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 North West region with a requirement for Content Management.

1 36 (80.00%) CMS
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (48.89%) CRM
4 21 (46.67%) C#
4 21 (46.67%) .NET
4 21 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 20 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (44.44%) SOAP
5 20 (44.44%) DevOps
5 20 (44.44%) Deployment Automation
6 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
7 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
8 14 (31.11%) SharePoint
8 14 (31.11%) Scrum
8 14 (31.11%) TeamCity
8 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
8 14 (31.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
8 14 (31.11%) User Experience
9 13 (28.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (28.89%) gulp
9 13 (28.89%) Collaborative Working
9 13 (28.89%) Bitbucket
9 13 (28.89%) TDD
9 13 (28.89%) Selenium
9 13 (28.89%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (28.89%) Web Services
9 13 (28.89%) Visual Studio
10 12 (26.67%) Workflow
10 12 (26.67%) Refactoring

Content Management
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 36 (80.00%) CMS
2 14 (31.11%) SharePoint
3 13 (28.89%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (24.44%) Umbraco
5 9 (20.00%) Drupal
6 5 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (15.56%) Boomi
4 2 (4.44%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
1 14 (31.11%) TeamCity
2 13 (28.89%) Bitbucket
2 13 (28.89%) gulp
2 13 (28.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (28.89%) Selenium
2 13 (28.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.22%) Mocha
4 1 (2.22%) NUnit
General
1 8 (17.78%) Banking
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) CRM Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) User Experience Researcher
4 3 (6.67%) Content Editor
4 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Azure Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Python Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Web Content Executive
5 2 (4.44%) Web Content Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Web Content Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Web Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Author
6 1 (2.22%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) .NET
2 20 (44.44%) SOAP
3 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
4 13 (28.89%) Web Services
5 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (22.22%) XML
7 7 (15.56%) JSON
7 7 (15.56%) REST
7 7 (15.56%) WSDL
8 6 (13.33%) HTML
9 4 (8.89%) CSS
9 4 (8.89%) HTML5
10 3 (6.67%) J2EE
11 2 (4.44%) CSS3
11 2 (4.44%) JDBC
11 2 (4.44%) JSP
11 2 (4.44%) Sass
11 2 (4.44%) Servlets
11 2 (4.44%) Spring
11 2 (4.44%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) User Experience
2 3 (6.67%) Taxonomies
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Blog
4 1 (2.22%) Animation
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.22%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Android
1 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) CRM
3 21 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 20 (44.44%) Deployment Automation
4 20 (44.44%) DevOps
5 14 (31.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (31.11%) Scrum
6 13 (28.89%) Collaborative Working
6 13 (28.89%) TDD
7 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (26.67%) Refactoring
7 12 (26.67%) Workflow
8 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
9 7 (15.56%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (11.11%) Ethnographic Research
10 5 (11.11%) Ethnography
10 5 (11.11%) Service Design
10 5 (11.11%) Usability Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Web Development
11 3 (6.67%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) C#
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) Assembly Language
3 3 (6.67%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) Ruby
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) WCAG
3 1 (2.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Dell
2 7 (15.56%) Informatica
2 7 (15.56%) MuleSoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) Adobe
4 2 (4.44%) FatWire
4 2 (4.44%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) Remedy