The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing CMS 10 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.53% 1.40% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.36% 7.89% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Median daily rate £455 £238 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.57% -19.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.67 £35.00 £21.54
% change year-on-year
+21.91% +62.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
88 114 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.48% 17.73% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 63 63
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £229 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +16.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Birmingham region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Birmingham region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CMS.

1 21 (75.00%) Content Management
1 21 (75.00%) Drupal
2 19 (67.86%) Middleware
3 17 (60.71%) CSS
3 17 (60.71%) HTML
4 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 16 (57.14%) HTML5
5 15 (53.57%) Web Development
6 14 (50.00%) Front End Development
7 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) PHP
8 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 3 (10.71%) C#
9 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.14%) MVC
10 2 (7.14%) Finance
10 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
10 2 (7.14%) Web Services
10 2 (7.14%) XML
10 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 2 (7.14%) Magento
10 2 (7.14%) jQuery
10 2 (7.14%) WordPress
10 2 (7.14%) BDD
10 2 (7.14%) User Stories
11 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (3.57%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 1 (3.57%) Wireframes
11 1 (3.57%) Compass CSS Framework

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 21 (75.00%) Drupal
2 2 (7.14%) WordPress
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Kentico
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.57%) PhpStorm
1 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) Drupal Developer
3 11 (39.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (17.86%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (17.86%) HTML Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Magento Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) Middleware
2 17 (60.71%) CSS
2 17 (60.71%) HTML
3 16 (57.14%) HTML5
4 4 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.57%) Compass CSS Framework
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
6 1 (3.57%) LAMP
6 1 (3.57%) Sass
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) Symfony
6 1 (3.57%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Content Management
2 15 (53.57%) Web Development
3 14 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (3.57%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.57%) Kanban
6 1 (3.57%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Product Management
6 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
1 1 (3.57%) Zend