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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 82 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing CMS 31 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.26% 1.51% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.35% 8.35% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 20
Average daily rate
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£275 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £203 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £15.65 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+75.71% -16.53%
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
422 467 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.11% 18.07% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 231 209
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £463 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £31.50 £24.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Birmingham +18 17 £275 -12.69% 2
Coventry +1 8 £269 -2.27%
Worcestershire - 2 £214 -
Wolverhampton +3 1 £375 +35.13% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £238 -
Solihull - 1 £225 - 2
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 46 (74.19%) HTML
2 43 (69.35%) CSS
3 36 (58.06%) JavaScript
4 20 (32.26%) HTML5
5 19 (30.65%) jQuery
6 18 (29.03%) .NET
7 17 (27.42%) WordPress
8 16 (25.81%) Content Management
9 15 (24.19%) CSS3
10 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (22.58%) PHP
11 12 (19.35%) C#
11 12 (19.35%) MySQL
11 12 (19.35%) MVC
11 12 (19.35%) Joomla!
12 10 (16.13%) TDD
12 10 (16.13%) Adobe
12 10 (16.13%) Photoshop
13 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
13 9 (14.52%) Linux
13 9 (14.52%) LAMP
13 9 (14.52%) Web Development
14 8 (12.90%) Adobe Illustrator
14 8 (12.90%) CRM
14 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
15 6 (9.68%) Finance
15 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
16 5 (8.06%) SEO

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 17 (27.42%) WordPress
2 12 (19.35%) Joomla!
3 3 (4.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) IIS
4 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) Drupal
4 2 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Kentico
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Photoshop
2 8 (12.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.61%) MS Project
4 1 (1.61%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) SMS
2 2 (3.23%) SMTP
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Subversion
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) JUnit
2 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (69.35%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Web Developer
3 8 (12.90%) .NET Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Designer
4 5 (8.06%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Architect
5 4 (6.45%) PHP Developer
5 4 (6.45%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.84%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Web Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Website Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Web Designer
7 2 (3.23%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (74.19%) HTML
2 43 (69.35%) CSS
3 20 (32.26%) HTML5
4 19 (30.65%) jQuery
5 18 (29.03%) .NET
6 15 (24.19%) CSS3
7 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
7 9 (14.52%) LAMP
8 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (8.06%) XHTML
9 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.06%) Web Services
10 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.84%) Backbone.js
11 2 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (3.23%) Entity Framework
11 2 (3.23%) LINQ to SQL
11 2 (3.23%) Spring MVC
11 2 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) New Media
2 3 (4.84%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Social Media
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.61%) EPoS
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Content Management
2 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.35%) MVC
4 10 (16.13%) TDD
5 9 (14.52%) Web Development
6 8 (12.90%) CRM
6 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.06%) SEO
7 5 (8.06%) Workflow
7 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.06%) Web Design
8 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.45%) BDD
8 4 (6.45%) Document Management
8 4 (6.45%) Workflow Management
8 4 (6.45%) Change Management
8 4 (6.45%) SOA
8 4 (6.45%) ITIL
8 4 (6.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 14 (22.58%) PHP
3 12 (19.35%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) SQL
5 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.23%) VBScript
5 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Plesk
2 1 (1.61%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Adobe
2 5 (8.06%) Google
3 3 (4.84%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.61%) hybris
4 1 (1.61%) Demandware
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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