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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 88 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing CMS 47 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.72% 1.05% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.73% 7.14% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 20
Median daily rate £438 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £214 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.68 £21.18 £18.94
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +11.82%
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
438 378 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.01% 14.75% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 212 271
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 36
Median hourly rate £15.43 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.25% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £10.85 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £35.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 22 £455 +51.66% 4
Coventry -1 10 £463 -7.50% 2
Solihull +1 2 £600 +62.71% 1
Warwickshire -8 2 £225 -13.12% 5
Staffordshire 0 1 - - 4
Worcestershire 0 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £90 - 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CMS.

1 61 (57.01%) HTML
2 59 (55.14%) CSS
3 54 (50.47%) Content Management
4 47 (43.93%) JavaScript
5 46 (42.99%) Web Development
6 41 (38.32%) .NET
6 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (33.64%) C#
8 32 (29.91%) MVC
9 28 (26.17%) HTML5
10 24 (22.43%) Front End Development
11 23 (21.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 22 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET
13 19 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (17.76%) Drupal
14 18 (16.82%) Web Design
15 17 (15.89%) PHP
15 17 (15.89%) Middleware
16 16 (14.95%) Java
17 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
17 15 (14.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (14.02%) Continuous Delivery
18 14 (13.08%) Relational Database
18 14 (13.08%) Sitefinity
18 14 (13.08%) jQuery
18 14 (13.08%) SQL
18 14 (13.08%) HTTP
19 13 (12.15%) Continuous Deployment
20 10 (9.35%) Migration

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 19 (17.76%) Drupal
2 14 (13.08%) Sitefinity
3 10 (9.35%) WordPress
4 8 (7.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (7.48%) Umbraco
5 5 (4.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.87%) IIS
7 2 (1.87%) JBoss
7 2 (1.87%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.93%) Kentico
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Office
2 2 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.08%) HTTP
2 4 (3.74%) Network Security
3 3 (2.80%) Internet
4 2 (1.87%) DNS
4 2 (1.87%) LDAP
4 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.93%) 3G
5 1 (0.93%) 4G
5 1 (0.93%) FTP
5 1 (0.93%) GPRS
5 1 (0.93%) Intranet
5 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.08%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.67%) MySQL
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.87%) Big Data
4 2 (1.87%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.87%) MS Access
5 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.61%) Subversion
2 6 (5.61%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.87%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (1.87%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.87%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.87%) JUnit
4 2 (1.87%) Selenium
4 2 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.93%) PhpStorm
General
1 8 (7.48%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Automotive
3 2 (1.87%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.93%) French Language
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (78.50%) Developer
2 18 (16.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (15.89%) .NET Developer
3 17 (15.89%) Drupal Developer
4 15 (14.02%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (13.08%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.35%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.35%) PHP Developer
6 10 (9.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) Umbraco Developer
9 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (6.54%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.54%) HTML Developer
10 6 (5.61%) HTML CSS Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Business Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (57.01%) HTML
2 59 (55.14%) CSS
3 41 (38.32%) .NET
4 28 (26.17%) HTML5
5 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET
6 17 (15.89%) Middleware
7 15 (14.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (13.08%) jQuery
9 9 (8.41%) CSS3
10 8 (7.48%) REST
10 8 (7.48%) Spring
11 7 (6.54%) WCF
12 6 (5.61%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.61%) J2EE
12 6 (5.61%) Spring MVC
13 5 (4.67%) Sass
13 5 (4.67%) Web Services
14 4 (3.74%) RESTful
14 4 (3.74%) XML
15 3 (2.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) User Experience
2 4 (3.74%) Data Conversion
2 4 (3.74%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) RIA
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.87%) NHS
4 2 (1.87%) Social Media
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) Linux
2 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.87%) AIX
3 2 (1.87%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.47%) Content Management
2 46 (42.99%) Web Development
3 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (29.91%) MVC
5 24 (22.43%) Front End Development
6 23 (21.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (16.82%) Web Design
9 15 (14.02%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (12.15%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (9.35%) Migration
12 8 (7.48%) TDD
13 7 (6.54%) Data Analysis
13 7 (6.54%) Test Scripting
14 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Content Management
14 6 (5.61%) SOLID
14 6 (5.61%) System Testing
14 6 (5.61%) Test Strategy
15 5 (4.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.93%) JavaScript
2 36 (33.64%) C#
3 17 (15.89%) PHP
4 16 (14.95%) Java
5 14 (13.08%) SQL
6 4 (3.74%) Ruby
7 2 (1.87%) Python
7 2 (1.87%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.93%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) ISEB
2 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.80%) WAI
1 3 (2.80%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Ansible
1 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.87%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Plesk
Vendors
1 10 (9.35%) Adobe
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.67%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.80%) IBM
5 2 (1.87%) Cognos
5 2 (1.87%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.87%) Netezza
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Zend
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