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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 93 76 64
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing CMS 20 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 1.45% 2.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.04% 10.53% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 19
Average daily rate
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£294 £265 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.84% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.78 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.13% +18.75%
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 West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
397 304 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.52% 13.76% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 176 147
Average daily rate £388 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.39% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 22
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.17 £21.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Birmingham -5 6 £286 +4.09% 12
Shropshire - 3 £294 -
Staffordshire - 3 £425 - 1
Coventry 0 2 £281 -13.46% 2
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 5
Brierley Hill - - - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 21 (41.18%) CSS
2 20 (39.22%) HTML
3 15 (29.41%) .NET
3 15 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 15 (29.41%) Content Management
4 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (23.53%) jQuery
7 11 (21.57%) HTML5
8 10 (19.61%) CSS3
9 9 (17.65%) PHP
9 9 (17.65%) C#
9 9 (17.65%) Project Management
10 8 (15.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (15.69%) Sitecore
11 7 (13.73%) Umbraco
12 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
12 6 (11.76%) Finance
12 6 (11.76%) Magento
13 5 (9.80%) Photoshop
13 5 (9.80%) MySQL
13 5 (9.80%) CRM
14 4 (7.84%) Linux
14 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
14 4 (7.84%) Java
14 4 (7.84%) Adobe
14 4 (7.84%) MVC
14 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
14 4 (7.84%) Drupal

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 (15.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (13.73%) Umbraco
3 4 (7.84%) Drupal
4 3 (5.88%) Joomla!
4 3 (5.88%) Alfresco
5 2 (3.92%) Apache
5 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.96%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.96%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Magento
2 2 (3.92%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.96%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Intranet
1 3 (5.88%) Extranet
2 2 (3.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Ant
2 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Back Office
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Web Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Magento Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.92%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) Web Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Web Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) CSS
2 20 (39.22%) HTML
3 15 (29.41%) .NET
4 12 (23.53%) jQuery
5 11 (21.57%) HTML5
6 10 (19.61%) CSS3
7 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.88%) RESTful
9 3 (5.88%) Spring
9 3 (5.88%) Ajax
9 3 (5.88%) J2EE
9 3 (5.88%) SOAP
10 2 (3.92%) XML
10 2 (3.92%) XSLT
10 2 (3.92%) JSP
10 2 (3.92%) JSTL
10 2 (3.92%) REST
10 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Open Source
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) DTV
3 1 (1.96%) Social Media
3 1 (1.96%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) E-Commerce
1 15 (29.41%) Content Management
2 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) Project Management
4 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.80%) CRM
6 4 (7.84%) Web Development
6 4 (7.84%) MVC
6 4 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.88%) OO PHP
7 3 (5.88%) Web Application Development
7 3 (5.88%) SEO
7 3 (5.88%) ERP
7 3 (5.88%) OO
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Scrum
8 2 (3.92%) Information Security Management
8 2 (3.92%) Security Management
8 2 (3.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.65%) PHP
2 9 (17.65%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) VCP4
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Sitecore
2 4 (7.84%) Adobe
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) Omniture
4 2 (3.92%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.92%) Alterian
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Avaya
5 1 (1.96%) Remedy
5 1 (1.96%) ATG
5 1 (1.96%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Nortel
5 1 (1.96%) Endeca
5 1 (1.96%) hybris
5 1 (1.96%) Demandware
5 1 (1.96%) Verint
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