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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 72 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing CMS 75 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.39% 2.18% 2.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.13% 12.62% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 33 43
Median daily rate £325 £300 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £388 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.92% +4.83%
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 £32.50 £40.15 £17.38
% change year-on-year
-19.05% +131.07%
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
571 412 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.21% 17.25% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 220 225
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.47% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 42
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.60 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% -5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.71 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +27.27%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 30 £250 -16.66% 7
Coventry 0 23 £438 +45.83% 3
Wolverhampton +5 5 £300 +66.66%
Warwickshire - 4 £350 -
Solihull - 2 £309 -
Staffordshire -5 1 £300 +26.31% 3
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 69 (63.30%) HTML
1 69 (63.30%) CSS
2 59 (54.13%) JavaScript
3 47 (43.12%) .NET
4 45 (41.28%) C#
5 42 (38.53%) MVC
5 42 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (38.53%) Web Development
6 36 (33.03%) jQuery
7 33 (30.28%) Java
8 32 (29.36%) Content Management
9 31 (28.44%) Responsive Web Design
10 30 (27.52%) HTML5
11 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET
12 23 (21.10%) CSS3
12 23 (21.10%) Front End Development
13 20 (18.35%) Spring
14 19 (17.43%) Linux
14 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (16.51%) Spring MVC
15 18 (16.51%) J2EE
15 18 (16.51%) Automotive
16 17 (15.60%) PHP
17 15 (13.76%) Umbraco
17 15 (13.76%) Adobe
18 13 (11.93%) Web Design
18 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (11.93%) Sitefinity
19 12 (11.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 11 (10.09%) HTTP

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 15 (13.76%) Umbraco
2 13 (11.93%) Sitefinity
3 12 (11.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (9.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (7.34%) WordPress
6 6 (5.50%) Kentico
7 2 (1.83%) Drupal
7 2 (1.83%) JBoss
7 2 (1.83%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.92%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.92%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) HTTP
2 4 (3.67%) Internet
3 2 (1.83%) DNS
3 2 (1.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.92%) 3G
4 1 (0.92%) 4G
4 1 (0.92%) FTP
4 1 (0.92%) GPRS
4 1 (0.92%) Network Security
4 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.75%) MySQL
4 2 (1.83%) Big Data
4 2 (1.83%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.26%) Subversion
3 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.92%) JIRA
5 1 (0.92%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (16.51%) Automotive
2 10 (9.17%) Finance
3 4 (3.67%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (77.98%) Developer
2 31 (28.44%) .NET Developer
3 21 (19.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (16.51%) C# Developer
5 16 (14.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (12.84%) Senior Developer
7 12 (11.01%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (10.09%) Umbraco Developer
9 10 (9.17%) Java Developer
10 9 (8.26%) Web Developer
11 8 (7.34%) Architect
11 8 (7.34%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (6.42%) CMS Developer
13 6 (5.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 5 (4.59%) HTML CSS Developer
14 5 (4.59%) HTML Developer
15 4 (3.67%) Senior C# Developer
15 4 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (63.30%) CSS
1 69 (63.30%) HTML
2 47 (43.12%) .NET
3 36 (33.03%) jQuery
4 30 (27.52%) HTML5
5 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET
6 23 (21.10%) CSS3
7 20 (18.35%) Spring
8 18 (16.51%) J2EE
8 18 (16.51%) Spring MVC
9 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (8.26%) REST
10 9 (8.26%) WCF
11 7 (6.42%) Sass
11 7 (6.42%) Web Services
12 5 (4.59%) Ajax
12 5 (4.59%) LINQ
13 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (3.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) User Experience
2 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.75%) Blog
3 3 (2.75%) RIA
4 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.92%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.92%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.92%) New Media
5 1 (0.92%) NHS
5 1 (0.92%) Social Media
5 1 (0.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.43%) Linux
2 1 (0.92%) AIX
2 1 (0.92%) Android
2 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (38.53%) MVC
1 42 (38.53%) Web Development
2 32 (29.36%) Content Management
3 31 (28.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (21.10%) Front End Development
5 13 (11.93%) Web Design
6 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (7.34%) Migration
8 7 (6.42%) TDD
9 6 (5.50%) Enterprise Content Management
9 6 (5.50%) Project Management
9 6 (5.50%) SEO
9 6 (5.50%) SOLID
10 3 (2.75%) Data Modelling
10 3 (2.75%) Scrum
10 3 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.75%) Web Application Development
11 2 (1.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.13%) JavaScript
2 45 (41.28%) C#
3 33 (30.28%) Java
4 17 (15.60%) PHP
5 7 (6.42%) Ruby
6 6 (5.50%) SQL
7 2 (1.83%) C
8 1 (0.92%) C++
8 1 (0.92%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.92%) Python
8 1 (0.92%) VB
8 1 (0.92%) XPath
8 1 (0.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (4.59%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) WCAG
2 3 (2.75%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) Adobe
2 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.17%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.75%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.83%) Cognos
4 2 (1.83%) IBM
4 2 (1.83%) Netezza
4 2 (1.83%) Telerik
4 2 (1.83%) VMware
5 1 (0.92%) Capita
5 1 (0.92%) Citrix
5 1 (0.92%) Ektron
5 1 (0.92%) JD Edwards
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