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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 87 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing CMS 46 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 1.89% 2.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.80% 9.76% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 39
Median daily rate £288 £279 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £220 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £462 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.83 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-67.92% +77.77%
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
523 502 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.45% 19.40% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 297 203
Median daily rate £400 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 38
Median hourly rate £11.50 £20.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £29.00 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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 May 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 May 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 +9 24 £250 -14.89% 4
Coventry +2 11 £325 - 6
Warwickshire -2 3 - - 2
Staffordshire +3 1 £300 -12.72% 4
Wolverhampton -1 1 £300 +36.36%
Solihull -14 1 £310 +6.43% 4
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 46 (55.42%) HTML
1 46 (55.42%) CSS
2 40 (48.19%) JavaScript
3 30 (36.14%) jQuery
4 29 (34.94%) .NET
5 28 (33.73%) C#
6 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (32.53%) Web Development
7 26 (31.33%) MVC
8 23 (27.71%) HTML5
9 18 (21.69%) Content Management
9 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
10 17 (20.48%) CSS3
11 15 (18.07%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (16.87%) Front End Development
12 14 (16.87%) Java
13 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
14 12 (14.46%) PHP
15 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (13.25%) Linux
15 11 (13.25%) Project Management
16 10 (12.05%) Automotive
16 10 (12.05%) Spring
16 10 (12.05%) J2EE
16 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (12.05%) Spring MVC
17 9 (10.84%) Umbraco
17 9 (10.84%) WordPress
17 9 (10.84%) Sitecore CMS
17 9 (10.84%) Sitecore

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 9 (10.84%) Sitecore CMS
1 9 (10.84%) Umbraco
1 9 (10.84%) WordPress
2 8 (9.64%) Sitefinity
3 5 (6.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (6.02%) Kentico
4 3 (3.61%) IIS
5 2 (2.41%) Drupal
5 2 (2.41%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) HTTP
2 5 (6.02%) DNS
3 3 (3.61%) SMTP
3 3 (3.61%) SSL
4 2 (2.41%) Intranet
5 1 (1.20%) 3G
5 1 (1.20%) 4G
5 1 (1.20%) GPRS
5 1 (1.20%) Internet
5 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.02%) Subversion
3 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.20%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (12.05%) Automotive
2 8 (9.64%) Finance
3 7 (8.43%) Retail
4 6 (7.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (59.04%) Developer
2 19 (22.89%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Architect
4 12 (14.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (13.25%) Web Developer
6 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (10.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (10.84%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Project Manager
8 7 (8.43%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.23%) E-Commerce Architect
9 6 (7.23%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 6 (7.23%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (7.23%) HTML Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Java Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Umbraco Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (55.42%) CSS
1 46 (55.42%) HTML
2 30 (36.14%) jQuery
3 29 (34.94%) .NET
4 23 (27.71%) HTML5
5 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
6 17 (20.48%) CSS3
7 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (12.05%) J2EE
7 10 (12.05%) Spring
7 10 (12.05%) Spring MVC
8 7 (8.43%) LINQ
9 5 (6.02%) Ajax
9 5 (6.02%) WCF
9 5 (6.02%) XML
10 4 (4.82%) Classic ASP
10 4 (4.82%) REST
10 4 (4.82%) Web Services
11 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) iPad
2 3 (3.61%) Blog
2 3 (3.61%) User Experience
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.20%) New Media
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) PMI
4 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.20%) AIX
3 1 (1.20%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (32.53%) Web Development
2 26 (31.33%) MVC
3 18 (21.69%) Content Management
4 15 (18.07%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (16.87%) Front End Development
6 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
7 11 (13.25%) Project Management
8 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.23%) CRM
9 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.02%) Web Design
11 4 (4.82%) Change Control
11 4 (4.82%) SEO
12 3 (3.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (3.61%) Data Protection
12 3 (3.61%) Scrum
12 3 (3.61%) SOLID
12 3 (3.61%) TDD
12 3 (3.61%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.19%) JavaScript
2 28 (33.73%) C#
3 14 (16.87%) Java
4 12 (14.46%) PHP
5 5 (6.02%) SQL
6 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.61%) VBScript
7 2 (2.41%) C
7 2 (2.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) C++
8 1 (1.20%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.20%) Python
8 1 (1.20%) XPath
8 1 (1.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) PMP
3 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) CIPD
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) PMBOK
2 2 (2.41%) WCAG
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Sitecore
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) Adobe
4 4 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle
6 2 (2.41%) ATG
6 2 (2.41%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.41%) Telerik
6 2 (2.41%) VMware
7 1 (1.20%) Capita
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix
7 1 (1.20%) Ektron
7 1 (1.20%) IBM
7 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.20%) SAP
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