The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 32 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.62% - 3.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.33% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£238 - £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £15.65 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+75.71% -13.05%
CMS
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
12 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.45% 10.81% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Average daily rate £270 £293 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +58.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £244 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £349 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 1 £238 -
CMS
West Midlands

CMS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Drupal
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (25.00%) Magento
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Designer
4 1 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Magento Developer
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe