The first table below looks at the demand for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Application Platforms category for the Walsall 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 10.00% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 60.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
Application Platforms Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 16.67% 11.11% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
CMS
West Midlands

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

CMS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Facebook
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 3 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook