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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 42 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing CMS 28 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.63% 3.07% 3.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.73% 20.18% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 17
Median daily rate £250 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +130.21%
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
178 114 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.06% 15.20% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 54 61
Median daily rate £413 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 14
Median hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £6.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.25 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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
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 July 2016.

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 July 2016, 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 36 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 35 (76.09%) HTML
2 35 (76.09%) CSS
3 28 (60.87%) jQuery
4 24 (52.17%) Web Development
4 24 (52.17%) HTML5
5 21 (45.65%) Java
6 19 (41.30%) Linux
6 19 (41.30%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (39.13%) Spring MVC
7 18 (39.13%) Spring
7 18 (39.13%) J2EE
7 18 (39.13%) MVC
7 18 (39.13%) Automotive
8 17 (36.96%) Front End Development
9 16 (34.78%) CSS3
10 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (23.91%) C#
11 11 (23.91%) .NET
12 9 (19.57%) Subversion
12 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
13 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
14 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
14 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.04%) Kentico
14 6 (13.04%) Content Management
15 5 (10.87%) PHP
16 4 (8.70%) Photoshop
16 4 (8.70%) Project Management
16 4 (8.70%) Marketing

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 6 (13.04%) Kentico
2 3 (6.52%) WordPress
3 2 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.17%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
1 9 (19.57%) Subversion
2 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (39.13%) Automotive
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (26.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) CMS Developer
6 5 (10.87%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (10.87%) HTML Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Product Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Product Owner
9 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Communications Manager
10 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (76.09%) CSS
1 35 (76.09%) HTML
2 28 (60.87%) jQuery
3 24 (52.17%) HTML5
4 18 (39.13%) J2EE
4 18 (39.13%) Spring
4 18 (39.13%) Spring MVC
5 16 (34.78%) CSS3
6 11 (23.91%) .NET
7 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.35%) Ajax
9 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.17%) LINQ
9 1 (2.17%) React
9 1 (2.17%) REST
9 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (2.17%) Sass
9 1 (2.17%) SOAP
9 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Blog
1 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
1 2 (4.35%) Social Media
1 2 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) New Media
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) AIX
2 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Web Development
2 19 (41.30%) Responsive Web Design
3 18 (39.13%) MVC
4 17 (36.96%) Front End Development
5 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.04%) Content Management
7 4 (8.70%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) Migration
8 3 (6.52%) SEO
9 2 (4.35%) CRM
9 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.35%) Full Text Search
9 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.35%) Marketing Automation
9 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
9 2 (4.35%) Wireframes
10 1 (2.17%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Content Management
10 1 (2.17%) Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 21 (45.65%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) C#
4 5 (10.87%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) Postgraduate
1 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Capita
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore