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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 54 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Content Management 3 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 0.49% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.72% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £14.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -24.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.94 £19.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.89% +28.66%
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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
405 419 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.39% 68.91% 65.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 255 144
Average daily rate £375 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Scala
1 2 (33.33%) Magnolia
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (16.67%) Stellent
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Magnolia
2 1 (16.67%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) FileNet Architect
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Stellent
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow