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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 82 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing CMS 62 52 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.07% 2.19% 2.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.25% 11.98% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 43
Median daily rate £300 £270 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £40.15 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-37.73% +95.85%
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
506 434 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.88% 18.31% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 244 223
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 48
Median hourly rate £12.00 £19.57 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.68% +18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £13.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £37.72 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +8 33 £250 -9.09% 4
Coventry 0 13 £383 +27.50% 5
Wolverhampton +5 6 £300 +36.36%
Solihull -18 2 £309 +6.00%
Warwickshire - 2 - - 3
Staffordshire -5 1 £300 +14.28% 5
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 60 (64.52%) CSS
2 59 (63.44%) HTML
3 54 (58.06%) JavaScript
4 38 (40.86%) .NET
4 38 (40.86%) jQuery
5 36 (38.71%) Web Development
5 36 (38.71%) C#
6 35 (37.63%) MVC
7 29 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (30.11%) Java
9 24 (25.81%) HTML5
10 23 (24.73%) Responsive Web Design
11 20 (21.51%) CSS3
11 20 (21.51%) Front End Development
11 20 (21.51%) Content Management
11 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET
12 19 (20.43%) Linux
13 18 (19.35%) J2EE
13 18 (19.35%) Spring
13 18 (19.35%) Automotive
13 18 (19.35%) Spring MVC
14 15 (16.13%) PHP
15 14 (15.05%) Umbraco
16 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
17 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
18 9 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
18 9 (9.68%) Sitecore
18 9 (9.68%) Subversion

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 14 (15.05%) Umbraco
2 9 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (8.60%) Sitefinity
4 7 (7.53%) WordPress
5 6 (6.45%) Kentico
6 5 (5.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (3.23%) IIS
8 2 (2.15%) Drupal
8 2 (2.15%) Joomla!
8 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.08%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.08%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) HTTP
2 5 (5.38%) DNS
3 3 (3.23%) SMTP
3 3 (3.23%) SSL
4 2 (2.15%) Intranet
5 1 (1.08%) 3G
5 1 (1.08%) 4G
5 1 (1.08%) FTP
5 1 (1.08%) GPRS
5 1 (1.08%) Internet
5 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) MySQL
4 1 (1.08%) Big Data
4 1 (1.08%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.68%) Subversion
3 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.08%) JIRA
5 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (19.35%) Automotive
2 7 (7.53%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Marketing
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (73.12%) Developer
2 27 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 18 (19.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 15 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (16.13%) C# Developer
5 12 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (11.83%) Web Developer
7 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.75%) Umbraco Developer
8 9 (9.68%) Architect
8 9 (9.68%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.45%) CMS Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.38%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (5.38%) HTML Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.30%) Lead Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Analyst
12 3 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (64.52%) CSS
2 59 (63.44%) HTML
3 38 (40.86%) .NET
3 38 (40.86%) jQuery
4 24 (25.81%) HTML5
5 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET
5 20 (21.51%) CSS3
6 18 (19.35%) J2EE
6 18 (19.35%) Spring
6 18 (19.35%) Spring MVC
7 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (8.60%) LINQ
9 7 (7.53%) Sass
10 6 (6.45%) WCF
11 5 (5.38%) Ajax
11 5 (5.38%) Web Services
11 5 (5.38%) XML
12 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.30%) Classic ASP
12 4 (4.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) User Experience
2 3 (3.23%) Blog
2 3 (3.23%) iPad
3 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.08%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.08%) New Media
4 1 (1.08%) NHS
4 1 (1.08%) Social Media
4 1 (1.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.43%) Linux
2 3 (3.23%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.08%) AIX
3 1 (1.08%) Android
3 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) Web Development
2 35 (37.63%) MVC
3 29 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (24.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (21.51%) Content Management
5 20 (21.51%) Front End Development
6 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.45%) Project Management
7 6 (6.45%) SEO
8 5 (5.38%) Migration
8 5 (5.38%) Web Design
9 4 (4.30%) TDD
10 3 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.23%) CRM
10 3 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (3.23%) SOLID
10 3 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.23%) Web Application Development
11 2 (2.15%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 54 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 36 (38.71%) C#
3 28 (30.11%) Java
4 15 (16.13%) PHP
5 7 (7.53%) Ruby
6 6 (6.45%) SQL
7 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.23%) VBScript
8 2 (2.15%) C
9 1 (1.08%) C++
9 1 (1.08%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.08%) Python
9 1 (1.08%) XPath
9 1 (1.08%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) CIPD
3 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 9 (9.68%) Sitecore
2 8 (8.60%) Adobe
3 3 (3.23%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.15%) ATG
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle
4 2 (2.15%) Telerik
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) Capita
5 1 (1.08%) Citrix
5 1 (1.08%) Cognos
5 1 (1.08%) Ektron
5 1 (1.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.08%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.08%) Netezza
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