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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 49 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing CMS 12 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.64% 1.84% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.91% 10.83% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £6.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £12.65 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+204.50% -42.50%
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
110 120 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.03% 16.97% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 60 70
Average daily rate £375 £331 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +10.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 10 (50.00%) HTML
1 10 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) Content Management
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) WordPress
4 5 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) MySQL
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) Adobe
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) QA
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) CSS3
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (10.00%) User Experience
7 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Data Validation

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (25.00%) WordPress
2 2 (10.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Web Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) UI Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Magento Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Content Designer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) CSS
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) XHTML
6 1 (5.00%) LAMP
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.00%) Sass
6 1 (5.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) EPoS
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Content Management
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Data Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Nortel
2 1 (5.00%) Avaya
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) hybris
2 1 (5.00%) Demandware
2 1 (5.00%) Verint
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft