The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 25 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.06% 1.26% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 7.69% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £581 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £326 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.67 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-68.33% +77.77%
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
36 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.05% 16.35% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 5
Median daily rate £463 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

CMS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for CMS.

1 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) ATG
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) B2C
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) iPad
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Banking

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce Architect
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Solutions Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Web Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Director
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Director
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) iPad
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) B2C
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) ATG
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore