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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 49 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing CMS 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.71% 2.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.91% 5.48% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £230 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -16.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £13.39 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+61.19% -34.69%
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
103 73 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.34% 12.87% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 45 32
Average daily rate £350 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -48.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 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 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) Joomla!
3 3 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
4 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Magnolia
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Sass
5 1 (11.11%) Magento
5 1 (11.11%) Social Network
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (33.33%) Joomla!
1 3 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
3 1 (11.11%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Web Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Magento Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Magento Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Content Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Content Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
1 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Sass
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
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