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 28 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.

Content Management System (CMS)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 46
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Contract jobs citing CMS 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.80% 1.35% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.32% 10.00% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £413 £220 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £232 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £13.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +178.84% -39.53%  

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 41 50 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 10.99% 13.51% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 59
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 28 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
Northampton -5 2 £250 +13.63%
CMS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (80.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Copywriting
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) API Development
4 1 (20.00%) Content Writing
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Generation
4 1 (20.00%) WordPress
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

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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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Content Editor
1 2 (40.00%) Copywriter
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CMS Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Content Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Web Content Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Web Content Writer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Web Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Copywriting
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian