The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 25 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 117 60
Rank change year-on-year +80 -57  
Contract jobs citing CMS 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.11% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.27% 0.56% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +4.16%  
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 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year -12.17% -28.39%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 71 357 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.68% 25.37% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 237 84
Median daily rate £320 £295 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £239 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +93.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Tyne and Wear

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Tyne and Wear

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Tyne and Wear

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +84 8 £400 +28.00% 6
CMS
North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for CMS.

1 7 (70.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 7 (70.00%) Sitecore
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Content Management
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) XSLT
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) Legal
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (20.00%) Sass
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 7 (70.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Sahi
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Content Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Copywriter
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) XSLT
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Sass
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Content Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) SOLID
5 1 (10.00%) Typography
5 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Apple