The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Birmingham region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 49 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing CMS 15 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.10% 0.99% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.16% 5.45% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £6.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.65 £22.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-43.14% +23.61%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
114 110 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.97% 18.09% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 67 48
Average daily rate £323 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £126.10 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
CMS
West Midlands

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 15 (48.39%) HTML
1 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
1 15 (48.39%) CSS
2 14 (45.16%) jQuery
3 9 (29.03%) WordPress
3 9 (29.03%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) Intranet
4 8 (25.81%) Project Management
4 8 (25.81%) Social Media
5 7 (22.58%) HTML5
5 7 (22.58%) CSS3
5 7 (22.58%) Spring
5 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
5 7 (22.58%) J2EE
5 7 (22.58%) Ant
6 6 (19.35%) XML
6 6 (19.35%) XSLT
6 6 (19.35%) UNIX
6 6 (19.35%) PHP
6 6 (19.35%) .NET
6 6 (19.35%) Apache
6 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
6 6 (19.35%) JSP
6 6 (19.35%) Linux
6 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
6 6 (19.35%) Maven
6 6 (19.35%) Alterian
6 6 (19.35%) Subversion
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (29.03%) WordPress
2 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
3 6 (19.35%) Apache
3 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.23%) Magnolia
5 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Magento
2 1 (3.23%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Intranet
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Nortel Meridian
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Ant
2 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
2 6 (19.35%) Subversion
2 6 (19.35%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Web Content Manager
6 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Voice Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Data Network Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Content Manager
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) HTML
1 15 (48.39%) CSS
2 14 (45.16%) jQuery
3 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 7 (22.58%) J2EE
4 7 (22.58%) HTML5
4 7 (22.58%) CSS3
4 7 (22.58%) Spring
5 6 (19.35%) JSP
5 6 (19.35%) REST
5 6 (19.35%) .NET
5 6 (19.35%) XML
5 6 (19.35%) XSLT
5 6 (19.35%) JSTL
6 2 (6.45%) Sass
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.23%) LAMP
7 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Social Media
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) UNIX
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) Scrum
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Content Management
5 3 (9.68%) Web Development
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) User Stories
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) OOP
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) SEO
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.23%) User Experience Design
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) PHP
4 3 (9.68%) Scala
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Alterian
2 3 (9.68%) Sitecore
2 3 (9.68%) Avaya
2 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe
3 2 (6.45%) Sony
4 1 (3.23%) BT
4 1 (3.23%) Ektron
4 1 (3.23%) Verint
4 1 (3.23%) Nortel