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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 92 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing CMS 36 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.42% 1.01% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.78% 6.01% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 23
Average daily rate £500 £313 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £173 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £11.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.58 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+62.18% +23.31%
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
463 366 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.26% 16.78% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 188 167
Average daily rate £450 £375 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 31 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +5 14 £500 +142.42% 6
Birmingham -1 7 £235 -24.80% 5
Warwickshire +8 6 £500 +5.26% 6
Solihull - 3 £500 -
Worcestershire +10 2 £500 +8.10%
Walsall - 2 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 26 (45.61%) HTML
1 26 (45.61%) CSS
2 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (31.58%) jQuery
5 16 (28.07%) Content Management
5 16 (28.07%) .NET
6 14 (24.56%) HTML5
7 12 (21.05%) CSS3
7 12 (21.05%) C#
7 12 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 11 (19.30%) MVC
8 11 (19.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (19.30%) Sitecore
9 9 (15.79%) Project Management
10 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
10 8 (14.04%) Front End Development
11 7 (12.28%) User Experience
11 7 (12.28%) Umbraco
11 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
11 7 (12.28%) CRM
11 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (12.28%) Retail
12 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
12 6 (10.53%) Adobe
12 6 (10.53%) SQL
12 6 (10.53%) WordPress
12 6 (10.53%) iPad
13 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (8.77%) PHP

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (19.30%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (12.28%) Umbraco
3 6 (10.53%) WordPress
4 3 (5.26%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Drupal
5 2 (3.51%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.51%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) DNS
1 3 (5.26%) SMTP
1 3 (5.26%) SSL
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) Extranet
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.75%) NUnit
3 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (12.28%) Retail
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) .NET Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Architect
2 10 (17.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (15.79%) Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Project Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Web Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Business Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) HTML CSS Developer
5 7 (12.28%) HTML Developer
5 7 (12.28%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce Architect
6 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.77%) Implementation Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Implementation Project Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Project Implementation Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Web Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Web Project Manager
8 3 (5.26%) CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) CSS
1 26 (45.61%) HTML
2 18 (31.58%) jQuery
3 16 (28.07%) .NET
4 14 (24.56%) HTML5
5 12 (21.05%) CSS3
6 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (8.77%) LINQ
7 5 (8.77%) WCF
7 5 (8.77%) XML
8 4 (7.02%) Ajax
8 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (7.02%) Classic ASP
8 4 (7.02%) JSON
9 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (5.26%) REST
9 3 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) User Experience
2 6 (10.53%) iPad
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
5 1 (1.75%) Social Network
5 1 (1.75%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
1 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) Content Management
3 12 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 11 (19.30%) MVC
5 9 (15.79%) Project Management
6 8 (14.04%) Front End Development
7 7 (12.28%) CRM
7 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
7 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Content Management
8 4 (7.02%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.26%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.26%) Change Control
9 3 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.26%) SOLID
9 3 (5.26%) Use Case
9 3 (5.26%) Web Analytics
9 3 (5.26%) Workflow
10 2 (3.51%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.05%) C#
3 6 (10.53%) SQL
4 5 (8.77%) PHP
5 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.26%) VBScript
6 2 (3.51%) XPath
6 2 (3.51%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.26%) PMP
3 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) PMBOK
1 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Sitecore
2 6 (10.53%) Adobe
3 4 (7.02%) HP
3 4 (7.02%) Interwoven
3 4 (7.02%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) ATG
5 2 (3.51%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
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