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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 19 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing CMS 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.57% 0.56% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.03% 4.00% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.16%
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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
31 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.74% 13.97% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 9
Average daily rate £350 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) XSLT
2 8 (72.73%) JBoss
2 8 (72.73%) Apache
2 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 8 (72.73%) JMS
2 8 (72.73%) B2C
2 8 (72.73%) Internet
2 8 (72.73%) JMX
2 8 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
2 8 (72.73%) JDBC
2 8 (72.73%) JSP
2 8 (72.73%) Servlets
2 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) Struts
2 8 (72.73%) ATG
2 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 8 (72.73%) Content Management
2 8 (72.73%) Spring
2 8 (72.73%) Endeca
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Load Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Software Architecture
2 8 (72.73%) Capacity Planning

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
1 8 (72.73%) Apache
1 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (9.09%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) XSLT
2 8 (72.73%) JMS
2 8 (72.73%) JMX
2 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 8 (72.73%) Spring
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) JDBC
2 8 (72.73%) JSP
2 8 (72.73%) Servlets
2 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) Struts
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) LINQ
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) B2C
1 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
1 8 (72.73%) Content Management
1 8 (72.73%) Load Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Software Architecture
1 8 (72.73%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) ATG
1 8 (72.73%) Endeca
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) Ektron