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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 53 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Content Management 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.12% 0.33% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.49% 1.05%
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 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £28.13 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +33.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
485 405 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.02% 66.83% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 234 252
Average daily rate £351 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 17
Average hourly rate £21.25 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.85% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.05 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £179.50 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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%) Umbraco
2 2 (11.76%) WordPress
2 2 (11.76%) FileNet
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Documentum
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Magnolia
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%) RTCP
2 1 (5.88%) RTP
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
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%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
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%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) HTML5
2 4 (23.53%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) Flash
4 1 (5.88%) XHTML
4 1 (5.88%) SyncML
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Social Media
2 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.88%) GIS
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
4 1 (5.88%) iPhone
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) Web Development
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%) Use Case
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience Design
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Content Management
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
2 1 (5.88%) DRM
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
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) PHP5
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
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%) ESRI
4 1 (5.88%) Stellent
4 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle