The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 52 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Content Management 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 0.32% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.49% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£280 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £375 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £375 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
492 408 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.52% 65.91% 70.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 251 244
Average daily rate £351 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Content Management
West Midlands

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 1 August 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 7 (41.18%) Intranet
1 7 (41.18%) Publishing
1 7 (41.18%) Social Media
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 4 (23.53%) CMS
3 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (23.53%) CSS3
3 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (17.65%) Adobe
4 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE
5 2 (11.76%) MySQL
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) FileNet
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Sony
5 2 (11.76%) Magento
5 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (23.53%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) FileNet
2 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
2 2 (11.76%) WordPress
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Magnolia
3 1 (5.88%) Documentum
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) RTCP
2 1 (5.88%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
General
1 7 (41.18%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Content Editor
4 2 (11.76%) CSS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) FileNet Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) CSS3
2 4 (23.53%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.88%) SyncML
4 1 (5.88%) Flash
4 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Social Media
2 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.88%) iPhone
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) GIS
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
4 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
1 2 (11.76%) Web Development
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
2 1 (5.88%) Risk Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience Design
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Data Security
2 1 (5.88%) MVC
2 1 (5.88%) SEO
2 1 (5.88%) Use Case
2 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Document Management
2 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
3 1 (5.88%) PHP5
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe
3 2 (11.76%) Sony
4 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.88%) ESRI
4 1 (5.88%) Stellent
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle