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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management
England / North West
Rank 124 141 135
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 13 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.54% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Median daily rate £375 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £433 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £383
% change year-on-year +14.28% -8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.81
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.81%  

Content Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2110 3146 2752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.42% 82.42% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1901 1508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 126 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Content Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Manchester +18 8 £395 -7.05% 5
Merseyside +2 3 £325 - 1
Cheshire +26 1 - - 4
Content Management
England

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 31 (86.11%) CMS
2 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 14 (38.89%) HTML
5 12 (33.33%) C#
5 12 (33.33%) CSS
5 12 (33.33%) HTML5
5 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 11 (30.56%) .NET
6 11 (30.56%) Web Development
7 10 (27.78%) Scrum
7 10 (27.78%) MVC
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (25.00%) TDD
8 9 (25.00%) jQuery
9 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (22.22%) EPiServer
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 8 (22.22%) Project Management
10 7 (19.44%) Java
10 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
10 7 (19.44%) Selenium
10 7 (19.44%) RESTful
10 7 (19.44%) CSS3
11 6 (16.67%) Umbraco
11 6 (16.67%) Analytics
11 6 (16.67%) Web Services
11 6 (16.67%) SEO
11 6 (16.67%) Migration
11 6 (16.67%) Spring

Content Management
Top Related 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 31 (86.11%) CMS
2 8 (22.22%) EPiServer
3 6 (16.67%) Umbraco
4 4 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (5.56%) DNN
5 2 (5.56%) Immediacy CMS
5 2 (5.56%) Kentico
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.56%) Sitefinity
6 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.78%) SAS
6 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) Endeca
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) SAS EBI
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.56%) Ant
4 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.56%) CruiseControl
4 2 (5.56%) EasyMock
4 2 (5.56%) JBehave
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Mockito
4 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) gulp
5 1 (2.78%) Trac
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 4 (11.11%) EPiServer Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) CMS Developer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Web Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 12 (33.33%) CSS
2 12 (33.33%) HTML5
3 11 (30.56%) .NET
4 9 (25.00%) jQuery
5 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 7 (19.44%) CSS3
6 7 (19.44%) RESTful
7 6 (16.67%) Spring
7 6 (16.67%) Web Services
8 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 3 (8.33%) Dropwizard
10 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
10 3 (8.33%) JSON
10 3 (8.33%) Spring MVC
10 3 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Social Media
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Tandem
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.56%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.78%) Blog
4 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Interactive TV
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Web Development
3 10 (27.78%) MVC
3 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 9 (25.00%) TDD
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.22%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
7 6 (16.67%) Analytics
7 6 (16.67%) Migration
7 6 (16.67%) SEO
8 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.89%) CRM
8 5 (13.89%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.11%) Kanban
9 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (19.44%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Capistrano
1 2 (5.56%) Nagios
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) hybris
1 4 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 3 (8.33%) Adobe
2 3 (8.33%) ATG
2 3 (8.33%) Google
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Alterian
3 2 (5.56%) FatWire
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) PeopleSoft