Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 157 196
Rank change year-on-year +14 +39 -33
Contract jobs citing Content Management 58 67 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.01% 0.98% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.17% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 35
North West median daily rate £513 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.38% -9.38% +33.33%
10th Percentile £156 £305 £247
90th Percentile £750 £588 £570
England median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
North West median hourly rate - £15.50 £33.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.92% +125.73%
England median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.54% +15.56% +25.00%

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 4662 5717 6933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.28% 83.84% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2977 3683 4206
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £586 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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 +25 38 £525 +50.00% 4
Cheshire -1 16 £238 -37.70% 1
Lancashire +13 2 £1,050 +86.67%
Merseyside +3 2 £505 +45.32% 1
Content Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Content Management 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 Content Management.

1 43 (74.14%) CMS
2 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.03%) Management Information System
4 16 (27.59%) SharePoint
5 15 (25.86%) Java
5 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
5 15 (25.86%) Workflow
6 14 (24.14%) HTML
7 12 (20.69%) .NET
8 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.97%) CSS
8 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
8 11 (18.97%) CRM
8 11 (18.97%) Migration
9 10 (17.24%) Validation
9 10 (17.24%) Analytics
9 10 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (15.52%) Content Development
10 9 (15.52%) Sitecore
10 9 (15.52%) Taxonomies
11 8 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (13.79%) Scrum
11 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling
11 8 (13.79%) Information Architecture
11 8 (13.79%) hybris
11 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (13.79%) Office 365
12 7 (12.07%) Data Analytics
12 7 (12.07%) Analytical Thinking
12 7 (12.07%) Collaborative Working

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 43 (74.14%) CMS
2 16 (27.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Confluence
4 4 (6.90%) WordPress
5 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.45%) Drupal
5 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) LaTeX
2 3 (5.17%) Camtasia
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.72%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.72%) InDesign
3 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (8.62%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
2 6 (10.34%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Intranet
2 3 (5.17%) SMS
3 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Endeca
1 6 (10.34%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.90%) gulp
2 4 (6.90%) JIRA
3 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.45%) Selenium
4 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.72%) NUnit
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
1 7 (12.07%) Marketing
2 6 (10.34%) Legal
2 6 (10.34%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Architect
2 14 (24.14%) Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Information Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Author
5 4 (6.90%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Author
6 3 (5.17%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Content Editor
6 3 (5.17%) Designer
6 3 (5.17%) Junior
6 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) CRM Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.45%) Lead Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) HTML
2 12 (20.69%) .NET
3 11 (18.97%) CSS
4 7 (12.07%) XML
5 6 (10.34%) J2EE
5 6 (10.34%) Spring
5 6 (10.34%) Spring MVC
6 5 (8.62%) JSP
7 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.90%) HTML5
7 4 (6.90%) Sphinx
7 4 (6.90%) Spring Boot
8 3 (5.17%) Ajax
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.17%) CSS3
8 3 (5.17%) jQuery
8 3 (5.17%) Middleware
8 3 (5.17%) Spring Security
8 3 (5.17%) XHTML
9 2 (3.45%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.52%) Taxonomies
3 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.34%) User Experience
5 3 (5.17%) Interactive TV
5 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.17%) Video on Demand
5 3 (5.17%) Web 2.0
6 2 (3.45%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.45%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Workflow
3 11 (18.97%) CRM
3 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
3 11 (18.97%) Migration
4 10 (17.24%) Analytics
4 10 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (17.24%) Validation
5 9 (15.52%) Content Development
6 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling
6 8 (13.79%) Information Architecture
6 8 (13.79%) Scrum
7 7 (12.07%) Analytical Thinking
7 7 (12.07%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (12.07%) Data Analytics
7 7 (12.07%) Metadata Management
7 7 (12.07%) MVC
8 6 (10.34%) Data Management
8 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) Java
2 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.34%) SQL
4 4 (6.90%) C++
4 4 (6.90%) Fortran
5 3 (5.17%) C#
6 2 (3.45%) R
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.17%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Sitecore
3 8 (13.79%) hybris
4 7 (12.07%) Adobe
5 6 (10.34%) FatWire
5 6 (10.34%) iManage
5 6 (10.34%) Interwoven
5 6 (10.34%) Reuters
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle
6 5 (8.62%) SAP
7 2 (3.45%) Apple
7 2 (3.45%) ATG
7 2 (3.45%) Citrix
7 2 (3.45%) Kony
8 1 (1.72%) Sage