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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 43 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing CMS 16 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.60% 0.58% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.69% 3.26% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 6
Average daily rate £325 £218 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.42% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £218 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
102 92 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.56% 17.73% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 44
Average daily rate £350 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.10 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £23.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 14 (70.00%) HTML
1 14 (70.00%) CSS
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) jQuery
3 7 (35.00%) HTML5
3 7 (35.00%) CSS3
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) PHP
4 6 (30.00%) Apache
4 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (30.00%) Subversion
5 5 (25.00%) Content Management
5 5 (25.00%) Spring
5 5 (25.00%) Maven
5 5 (25.00%) JSTL
5 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) J2EE
5 5 (25.00%) JSP
5 5 (25.00%) Ant
5 5 (25.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) XSLT
5 5 (25.00%) UNIX
5 5 (25.00%) Alterian
5 5 (25.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) MySQL
7 3 (15.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (30.00%) Apache
2 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (15.00%) WordPress
4 1 (5.00%) Drupal
4 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Extranet
3 1 (5.00%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 5 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) TextMate
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Voice Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) HTML
1 14 (70.00%) CSS
2 13 (65.00%) jQuery
3 7 (35.00%) HTML5
3 7 (35.00%) CSS3
4 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) JSTL
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) J2EE
4 5 (25.00%) JSP
4 5 (25.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) XSLT
4 5 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) Sass
5 2 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.00%) Django
6 1 (5.00%) MooTools
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (10.00%) Web Development
2 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (10.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Web Design
2 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.00%) OOP
2 2 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) OOD
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) Scala
3 2 (10.00%) PHP5
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Alterian
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Avaya
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (10.00%) Sony
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (5.00%) Nortel
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.00%) BT
4 1 (5.00%) Verint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Myria
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago