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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 83 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing CMS 40 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.66% 1.46% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.70% 8.71% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 12
Median daily rate £440 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £23.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.39% +58.62%

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
342 402 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.17% 16.81% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 211 211
Median daily rate £400 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 28
Median hourly rate £21.47 £16.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.15% +0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £16.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.50 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -3 12 £455 +51.66% 2
Coventry -14 8 £463 -11.90% 4
Herefordshire - 5 £90 - 1
Staffordshire 0 2 £375 +36.36% 2
Solihull -5 2 £600 +20.00% 3
Warwickshire -8 1 £225 -55.00% 6
Smethwick - 1 £350 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 41 (53.95%) HTML
2 40 (52.63%) Content Management
3 35 (46.05%) CSS
4 34 (44.74%) JavaScript
4 34 (44.74%) Web Development
5 27 (35.53%) .NET
6 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (28.95%) Drupal
8 21 (27.63%) C#
9 20 (26.32%) HTML5
10 19 (25.00%) Middleware
11 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
12 16 (21.05%) PHP
12 16 (21.05%) MVC
13 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
13 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (19.74%) Front End Development
14 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (17.11%) SQL
16 11 (14.47%) Web Design
16 11 (14.47%) Continuous Delivery
16 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (13.16%) Sitefinity
17 10 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
17 10 (13.16%) Relational Database
17 10 (13.16%) HTTP
18 9 (11.84%) MySQL
18 9 (11.84%) WordPress
18 9 (11.84%) Continuous Deployment
19 8 (10.53%) User Experience

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 22 (28.95%) Drupal
2 10 (13.16%) Sitefinity
3 9 (11.84%) WordPress
4 6 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.26%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.63%) IIS
6 2 (2.63%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.32%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.32%) Kentico
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) HTTP
2 4 (5.26%) Network Security
3 2 (2.63%) DNS
3 2 (2.63%) LDAP
3 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.32%) 3G
4 1 (1.32%) 4G
4 1 (1.32%) GPRS
4 1 (1.32%) Intranet
4 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.84%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.63%) MS Access
5 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.95%) Subversion
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.63%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.63%) JUnit
5 2 (2.63%) Selenium
5 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.32%) PhpStorm
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.32%) French Language
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
2 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (76.32%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 13 (17.11%) PHP Developer
4 11 (14.47%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (9.21%) Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) HTML Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Umbraco Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Communications Manager
11 2 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.95%) HTML
2 35 (46.05%) CSS
3 27 (35.53%) .NET
4 20 (26.32%) HTML5
5 19 (25.00%) Middleware
6 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
7 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (10.53%) jQuery
9 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.95%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (3.95%) Laravel
10 3 (3.95%) Web Services
11 2 (2.63%) CSS3
11 2 (2.63%) LAMP
11 2 (2.63%) Symfony
11 2 (2.63%) WCF
11 2 (2.63%) XML
12 1 (1.32%) iOS SDK
12 1 (1.32%) Kendo UI
12 1 (1.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) User Experience
2 4 (5.26%) W3C
3 3 (3.95%) Data Conversion
3 3 (3.95%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.63%) NHS
4 2 (2.63%) Social Media
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.63%) AIX
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (52.63%) Content Management
2 34 (44.74%) Web Development
3 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.05%) MVC
5 15 (19.74%) Front End Development
6 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.47%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (14.47%) Web Design
8 10 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (11.84%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (7.89%) Data Analysis
10 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
11 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.58%) System Testing
11 5 (6.58%) Test Strategy
12 4 (5.26%) Analytics
12 4 (5.26%) Migration
12 4 (5.26%) Scrum
12 4 (5.26%) TDD
13 3 (3.95%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) JavaScript
2 21 (27.63%) C#
3 16 (21.05%) PHP
4 13 (17.11%) SQL
5 2 (2.63%) C
5 2 (2.63%) Python
5 2 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.32%) PHP 7
6 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
2 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Ansible
1 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Plesk
2 1 (1.32%) SCOM
2 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
1 6 (7.89%) Sitecore
2 3 (3.95%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.63%) Zend
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle