The table below looks at the statistics for Content Management 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 Content Management over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management
Rank 55 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Content Management 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.96% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate £388 £358 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% +68.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £292 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £424 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.02 £21.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% +13.57%
Content Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
519 418 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.81% 70.37% 68.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 254 227
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Content Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Content Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Content Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Content Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Content Management across the Birmingham region.

Content Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Content Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Content Management across the Birmingham region.

Content Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Content Management 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 Content Management.

1 7 (58.33%) CMS
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Interwoven
4 3 (25.00%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (25.00%) Sitecore
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing Automation
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Social Media
5 2 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Sitefinity
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) Umbraco
5 2 (16.67%) WordPress
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Content Management 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 Content Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (16.67%) Sitefinity
3 2 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (16.67%) WordPress
4 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) CMS Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Content Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Digital Content Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Digital Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Information Management
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) Interwoven
1 3 (25.00%) Sitecore