The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 85 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing CMS 36 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.50% 1.31% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.46% 7.20% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 19
Median daily rate £410 £500 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £235 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £19.35 £21.54
% change year-on-year
+16.02% -10.16%

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

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
314 472 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.05% 18.22% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 261 201
Median daily rate £400 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 27
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £16.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £29.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 West Midlands

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CMS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 10 £455 +93.61% 5
Herefordshire - 9 - -
Coventry -18 6 £405 -16.92% 6
Warwickshire -8 2 £300 -40.00% 5
Solihull -4 1 £600 +17.07% 3
Staffordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Smethwick - 1 £350 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CMS.

1 44 (60.27%) HTML
2 39 (53.42%) Content Management
3 33 (45.21%) JavaScript
3 33 (45.21%) CSS
4 29 (39.73%) Web Development
5 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (30.14%) Drupal
7 21 (28.77%) .NET
8 19 (26.03%) HTML5
8 19 (26.03%) Middleware
9 17 (23.29%) PHP
10 16 (21.92%) C#
11 15 (20.55%) Front End Development
12 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
12 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
13 13 (17.81%) MVC
13 13 (17.81%) User Experience
14 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (16.44%) MySQL
14 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (13.70%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (12.33%) Sitefinity
16 9 (12.33%) Relational Database
16 9 (12.33%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (12.33%) W3C
16 9 (12.33%) HTTP
16 9 (12.33%) SQL
16 9 (12.33%) Web Design
17 8 (10.96%) Continuous Deployment

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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 22 (30.14%) Drupal
2 9 (12.33%) Sitefinity
3 5 (6.85%) WordPress
4 4 (5.48%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (5.48%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.11%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.37%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.37%) Confluence
7 1 (1.37%) IIS
7 1 (1.37%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) HTTP
2 5 (6.85%) Network Security
3 2 (2.74%) DNS
3 2 (2.74%) LDAP
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) 3G
4 1 (1.37%) 4G
4 1 (1.37%) GPRS
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
4 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) MySQL
2 9 (12.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) Subversion
3 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (2.74%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.74%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.74%) JIRA
4 2 (2.74%) JUnit
4 2 (2.74%) Selenium
4 2 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.37%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.37%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.37%) French Language
2 1 (1.37%) Games
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (73.97%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) Drupal Developer
3 14 (19.18%) PHP Developer
4 12 (16.44%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (15.07%) Analyst
6 9 (12.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (8.22%) HTML Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Umbraco Developer
10 2 (2.74%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) PHP Web Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (60.27%) HTML
2 33 (45.21%) CSS
3 21 (28.77%) .NET
4 19 (26.03%) HTML5
4 19 (26.03%) Middleware
5 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
6 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.59%) jQuery
8 6 (8.22%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.11%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (2.74%) CSS3
10 2 (2.74%) Laravel
10 2 (2.74%) Sass
10 2 (2.74%) Symfony
10 2 (2.74%) Web Services
10 2 (2.74%) XML
11 1 (1.37%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.37%) Ember.js
11 1 (1.37%) iOS SDK
11 1 (1.37%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) User Experience
2 9 (12.33%) W3C
3 5 (6.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.37%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.74%) AIX
2 2 (2.74%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) Content Management
2 29 (39.73%) Web Development
3 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.55%) Front End Development
5 13 (17.81%) MVC
6 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (12.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (12.33%) Web Design
9 8 (10.96%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (9.59%) Data Analysis
10 7 (9.59%) System Testing
10 7 (9.59%) Test Scripting
10 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
11 6 (8.22%) Analytics
11 6 (8.22%) Migration
12 5 (6.85%) Business Analytics
12 5 (6.85%) Data Management
12 5 (6.85%) Master Data Management
12 5 (6.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.21%) JavaScript
2 17 (23.29%) PHP
3 16 (21.92%) C#
4 9 (12.33%) SQL
5 2 (2.74%) VB
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) ISEB
2 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Ansible
1 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) SCOM
2 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.74%) Zend
4 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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