The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 22 June 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 37 41
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing CMS 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.27% 2.03% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.63% 8.79% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £225 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.00% -4.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £22.22 £40.15
% change year-on-year +13.64% -44.66%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 38 91 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 10.35% 23.04% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 74 34
Median daily rate £400 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +24.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Northamptonshire

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Northamptonshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Northampton +5 1 £225 -57.14% 1
CMS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress
3 2 (50.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (25.00%) Drupal
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) API Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
4 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) SOA

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (25.00%) LiveLink
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) CMS Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Content Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Copywriter
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore