The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS 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 System (CMS)
Rank 14 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing CMS 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.70% 0.74% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.17% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £675 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.58 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+62.18% +23.31%
CMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.11% 23.70% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 15
Average daily rate £500 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £408 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

CMS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing CMS 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 CMS.

1 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) iPad
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) B2C
2 5 (71.43%) ATG
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

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

General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce Architect
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Solutions Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Web Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Director
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Director
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Director
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) B2C
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) ATG
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle