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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 46 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 12 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.96% 1.77% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.19% 10.78% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 3
Median daily rate £455 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £235 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £500 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £23.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.39% +58.62%

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
91 102 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.89% 16.45% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 65 54
Median daily rate £419 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £195 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 22 (75.86%) Content Management
2 20 (68.97%) Drupal
3 19 (65.52%) Middleware
4 18 (62.07%) HTML
4 18 (62.07%) CSS
5 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
5 17 (58.62%) HTML5
6 16 (55.17%) Web Development
7 14 (48.28%) Front End Development
8 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 4 (13.79%) PHP
10 4 (13.79%) C#
11 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
11 3 (10.34%) jQuery
12 2 (6.90%) WordPress
12 2 (6.90%) Magento
12 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (6.90%) VB
12 2 (6.90%) IIS
12 2 (6.90%) Web Services
12 2 (6.90%) XML
12 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
12 2 (6.90%) CRM
12 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
12 2 (6.90%) MVC
12 2 (6.90%) Finance
13 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland

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 20 (68.97%) Drupal
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) WordPress
3 1 (3.45%) Kentico
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.45%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 19 (65.52%) Drupal Developer
3 11 (37.93%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (17.24%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (17.24%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Magento Developer
6 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.90%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.45%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (3.45%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) Middleware
2 18 (62.07%) CSS
2 18 (62.07%) HTML
3 17 (58.62%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.34%) jQuery
6 2 (6.90%) Web Services
6 2 (6.90%) XML
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Compass CSS Framework
7 1 (3.45%) CSS3
7 1 (3.45%) LAMP
7 1 (3.45%) Sass
7 1 (3.45%) SOAP
7 1 (3.45%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
1 1 (3.45%) Social Media
1 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Content Management
2 16 (55.17%) Web Development
3 14 (48.28%) Front End Development
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) BDD
5 1 (3.45%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Kanban
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) Open Source
5 1 (3.45%) Product Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.45%) Zend