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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 81 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing CMS 67 47 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.03% 1.92% 2.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.36% 11.19% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 34 30
Median daily rate £350 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £378 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £34.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-12.44% +121.17%
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
590 420 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.87% 17.11% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 225 235
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 31
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% -17.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £33.13 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -14 22 £250 -16.66% 8
Coventry -7 20 £450 +50.00% 2
Wolverhampton +4 5 £300 +8.10% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £350 - 3
Shropshire - 2 £375 - 1
Staffordshire -2 1 £300 +70.21% 1
Solihull -9 1 £308 +2.50%
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 64 (57.66%) HTML
2 63 (56.76%) CSS
3 57 (51.35%) JavaScript
4 48 (43.24%) .NET
5 45 (40.54%) C#
6 44 (39.64%) Web Development
7 42 (37.84%) MVC
8 41 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (30.63%) Content Management
10 33 (29.73%) Java
11 31 (27.93%) jQuery
12 29 (26.13%) Responsive Web Design
13 27 (24.32%) HTML5
14 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET
15 22 (19.82%) CSS3
16 20 (18.02%) Front End Development
16 20 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (18.02%) Spring
17 19 (17.12%) Linux
18 18 (16.22%) J2EE
18 18 (16.22%) Automotive
18 18 (16.22%) Spring MVC
19 17 (15.32%) PHP
20 14 (12.61%) Web Design
21 13 (11.71%) Adobe
21 13 (11.71%) Sitefinity
22 12 (10.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
22 12 (10.81%) Umbraco
22 12 (10.81%) Git (software)
22 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC

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 13 (11.71%) Sitefinity
2 12 (10.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 12 (10.81%) Umbraco
3 9 (8.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (8.11%) WordPress
4 6 (5.41%) Kentico
5 3 (2.70%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.80%) Drupal
6 2 (1.80%) JBoss
6 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.90%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.90%) IIS
7 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) HTTP
2 4 (3.60%) Internet
3 2 (1.80%) Intranet
4 1 (0.90%) 3G
4 1 (0.90%) 4G
4 1 (0.90%) FTP
4 1 (0.90%) GPRS
4 1 (0.90%) Network Security
4 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) MySQL
3 2 (1.80%) Big Data
3 2 (1.80%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.11%) Subversion
3 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.90%) JIRA
5 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (16.22%) Automotive
2 10 (9.01%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (78.38%) Developer
2 30 (27.03%) .NET Developer
3 20 (18.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (16.22%) C# Developer
5 16 (14.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (12.61%) Senior Developer
7 12 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (9.01%) Java Developer
8 10 (9.01%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (9.01%) Umbraco Developer
9 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Architect
10 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (6.31%) CMS Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Web Developer
11 6 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.41%) PHP Developer
12 5 (4.50%) Lead Developer
13 4 (3.60%) HTML Developer
13 4 (3.60%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (57.66%) HTML
2 63 (56.76%) CSS
3 48 (43.24%) .NET
4 31 (27.93%) jQuery
5 27 (24.32%) HTML5
6 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET
7 22 (19.82%) CSS3
8 20 (18.02%) Spring
9 18 (16.22%) J2EE
9 18 (16.22%) Spring MVC
10 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (8.11%) WCF
12 8 (7.21%) REST
13 6 (5.41%) Sass
13 6 (5.41%) Web Services
14 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
15 4 (3.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 3 (2.70%) LINQ
16 3 (2.70%) RESTful
16 3 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) User Experience
2 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.70%) Blog
3 3 (2.70%) NHS
3 3 (2.70%) RIA
4 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.80%) Social Media
5 1 (0.90%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.90%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.90%) New Media
5 1 (0.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.12%) Linux
2 1 (0.90%) AIX
2 1 (0.90%) Android
2 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.64%) Web Development
2 42 (37.84%) MVC
3 41 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (30.63%) Content Management
5 29 (26.13%) Responsive Web Design
6 20 (18.02%) Front End Development
7 14 (12.61%) Web Design
8 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.21%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (7.21%) Migration
9 8 (7.21%) TDD
10 7 (6.31%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Content Management
11 6 (5.41%) SEO
11 6 (5.41%) SOLID
12 5 (4.50%) Project Management
13 3 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (2.70%) Data Modelling
13 3 (2.70%) Scrum
14 2 (1.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 57 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 45 (40.54%) C#
3 33 (29.73%) Java
4 17 (15.32%) PHP
5 10 (9.01%) SQL
6 7 (6.31%) Ruby
7 3 (2.70%) C
7 3 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (0.90%) C++
8 1 (0.90%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.90%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.90%) ISEB
4 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.90%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) WCAG
2 3 (2.70%) WAI
3 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (11.71%) Adobe
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.11%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.80%) Cognos
4 2 (1.80%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.80%) IBM
4 2 (1.80%) Netezza
4 2 (1.80%) Telerik
4 2 (1.80%) VMware
5 1 (0.90%) Citrix
5 1 (0.90%) Ektron
5 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
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