The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 50 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing CMS 13 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 0.45% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.02% 2.36% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Average daily rate
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£463 £230 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.08% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £230 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £230 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £6.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-29.72% -
CMS
West Midlands

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
162 127 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.18% 19.24% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 92 57
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 11 (40.74%) HTML
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
1 11 (40.74%) CSS
2 10 (37.04%) jQuery
3 8 (29.63%) Social Media
3 8 (29.63%) Web Services
3 8 (29.63%) Project Management
3 8 (29.63%) Intranet
4 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
4 7 (25.93%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) WordPress
5 6 (22.22%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Spring
6 5 (18.52%) PHP
6 5 (18.52%) J2EE
6 5 (18.52%) Ant
6 5 (18.52%) HTML5
6 5 (18.52%) CSS3
7 4 (14.81%) REST
7 4 (14.81%) JSTL
7 4 (14.81%) JSP
7 4 (14.81%) XML
7 4 (14.81%) XSLT
7 4 (14.81%) UNIX
7 4 (14.81%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
7 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 4 (14.81%) Apache
7 4 (14.81%) Tomcat

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
1 7 (25.93%) WordPress
2 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.70%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) WebTrends
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Intranet
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Nortel Meridian
4 1 (3.70%) Extranet
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Ant
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.81%) Maven
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
1 11 (40.74%) CSS
2 10 (37.04%) jQuery
3 8 (29.63%) Web Services
4 5 (18.52%) Spring
4 5 (18.52%) J2EE
4 5 (18.52%) HTML5
4 5 (18.52%) CSS3
5 4 (14.81%) REST
5 4 (14.81%) JSTL
5 4 (14.81%) JSP
5 4 (14.81%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) XSLT
5 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 2 (7.41%) Sass
7 1 (3.70%) LAMP
7 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Social Media
2 1 (3.70%) Social Network
2 1 (3.70%) RIA
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) User Stories
5 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.41%) OOP
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Web Design
6 1 (3.70%) SEO
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.70%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) Scala
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Alterian
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) Avaya
2 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 3 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.70%) BT
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Nortel
3 1 (3.70%) Ektron
3 1 (3.70%) Verint
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