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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 61 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing CMS 7 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.86% 2.13% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.19% 14.89% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+95.85% +20.58%
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
113 94 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.81% 14.33% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 47 30
Average daily rate £400 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £163 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +24.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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
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 May 2015, 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 (84.62%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) HTML5
5 5 (38.46%) CSS3
5 5 (38.46%) PHP
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) WordPress
7 3 (23.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (23.08%) CRM
7 3 (23.08%) MySQL
8 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
8 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (15.38%) Web Design
8 2 (15.38%) Adobe
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (15.38%) Sass
8 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
8 2 (15.38%) Drupal
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 2 (15.38%) Content Management
8 2 (15.38%) Web Development
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) WordPress
1 3 (23.08%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
2 2 (15.38%) Drupal
3 1 (7.69%) Joomla!
3 1 (7.69%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) CSS3
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (15.38%) Sass
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (7.69%) LESS
8 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 1 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (7.69%) LAMP
8 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
1 1 (7.69%) New Media
1 1 (7.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Content Management
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Verint
3 1 (7.69%) Nortel
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
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