Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 150 158
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 +49
Contract jobs citing Content Management 53 58 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.89% 1.02% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.24% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 47
North West median daily rate £450 £513 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +41.38% -9.38%
10th Percentile £230 £156 £305
90th Percentile £565 £750 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North West median hourly rate - - £15.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +11.54% +15.56%

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 4,950 4,686 5,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.87% 82.27% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,142 2,988 3,709
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £586 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 209 175
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.69 £11.35
90th Percentile £51.05 £52.40 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 -19 34 £400 -23.81% 11
Cheshire -13 8 £480 +102.11% 2
Content Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 39 (73.58%) CMS
2 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
4 24 (45.28%) .NET
5 23 (43.40%) C#
6 22 (41.51%) CRM
6 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
7 21 (39.62%) Dynamics CRM
7 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
7 21 (39.62%) SOAP
7 21 (39.62%) DevOps
7 21 (39.62%) Deployment Automation
8 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
9 18 (33.96%) Scrum
10 17 (32.08%) TDD
11 16 (30.19%) Visual Studio
11 16 (30.19%) Web Services
11 16 (30.19%) Bitbucket
12 15 (28.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (28.30%) AngularJS
12 15 (28.30%) SharePoint
12 15 (28.30%) TeamCity
13 14 (26.42%) Selenium
13 14 (26.42%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (26.42%) gulp
13 14 (26.42%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (26.42%) Collaborative Working
14 13 (24.53%) User Experience
14 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (24.53%) Workflow

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 39 (73.58%) CMS
2 15 (28.30%) SharePoint
3 14 (26.42%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (22.64%) Umbraco
5 9 (16.98%) Drupal
6 4 (7.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
7 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (3.77%) Confluence
8 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.98%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (13.21%) Boomi
4 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Endeca
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
2 16 (30.19%) Bitbucket
2 16 (30.19%) Visual Studio
3 15 (28.30%) TeamCity
4 14 (26.42%) gulp
4 14 (26.42%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (26.42%) Selenium
5 4 (7.55%) JIRA
6 2 (3.77%) NUnit
7 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.89%) Mocha
7 1 (1.89%) Moq
General
1 7 (13.21%) Banking
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) CRM Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Azure Consultant
3 5 (9.43%) Consultant
3 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.43%) User Experience Researcher
4 3 (5.66%) Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Azure Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Content Editor
5 2 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (3.77%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) UI Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Web Content Executive
5 2 (3.77%) Web Content Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Web Content Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Web Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) .NET
2 21 (39.62%) SOAP
3 16 (30.19%) Web Services
4 15 (28.30%) AngularJS
5 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (22.64%) HTML
7 10 (18.87%) XML
8 9 (16.98%) CSS
9 7 (13.21%) JSON
9 7 (13.21%) REST
9 7 (13.21%) WSDL
10 6 (11.32%) Ajax
11 5 (9.43%) HTML5
12 4 (7.55%) CSS3
12 4 (7.55%) J2EE
13 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
13 3 (5.66%) jQuery
13 3 (5.66%) Spring
14 2 (3.77%) Spring MVC
14 2 (3.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Blog
2 2 (3.77%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.89%) Animation
3 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.89%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) CRM
2 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
3 21 (39.62%) Deployment Automation
3 21 (39.62%) DevOps
4 18 (33.96%) Scrum
5 17 (32.08%) TDD
6 15 (28.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (26.42%) Collaborative Working
8 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (24.53%) Refactoring
8 13 (24.53%) Workflow
9 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
10 7 (13.21%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (9.43%) Ethnographic Research
11 5 (9.43%) Ethnography
11 5 (9.43%) Service Design
11 5 (9.43%) Usability Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Web Development
12 4 (7.55%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
2 23 (43.40%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) Java
4 3 (5.66%) Groovy
5 2 (3.77%) Assembly Language
5 2 (3.77%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) Java 8
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) SQL
6 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) WCAG
3 1 (1.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Dell
2 7 (13.21%) Informatica
2 7 (13.21%) MuleSoft
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) Adobe
4 3 (5.66%) FatWire
5 2 (3.77%) Google
5 2 (3.77%) Remedy
5 2 (3.77%) Sitecore