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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 87 88 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing CMS 20 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 1.01% 1.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.76% 7.64% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £265 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £229 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £279 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £11.39 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+43.86% -25.92%
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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
347 275 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.04% 13.20% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 166 131
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £229 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.64 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £22.69 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +4 3 £250 -
Birmingham -4 3 £325 +35.41% 7
Warwickshire -2 2 £475 +79.24% 3
Worcestershire -2 2 £463 -
Shropshire - 2 £175 -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Brierley Hill - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (34.78%) HTML
1 16 (34.78%) CSS
2 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
2 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
3 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (26.09%) .NET
5 11 (23.91%) Project Management
5 11 (23.91%) jQuery
6 10 (21.74%) HTML5
6 10 (21.74%) Content Management
6 10 (21.74%) CSS3
7 8 (17.39%) PHP
7 8 (17.39%) C#
8 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.04%) Magento
8 6 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (13.04%) Sitecore
9 5 (10.87%) Umbraco
9 5 (10.87%) MVC
9 5 (10.87%) SOAP
10 4 (8.70%) Java
10 4 (8.70%) Finance
10 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
10 4 (8.70%) XHTML
10 4 (8.70%) CRM
10 4 (8.70%) RESTful
10 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.70%) Scrum
10 4 (8.70%) Web Design
10 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (10.87%) Umbraco
3 3 (6.52%) Drupal
3 3 (6.52%) Alfresco
3 3 (6.52%) Joomla!
4 2 (4.35%) Apache
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.17%) Magnolia
5 1 (2.17%) Sitefinity
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Magento
2 1 (2.17%) Fredhopper
2 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Ant
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Maven
2 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.70%) UI Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.70%) UI Programmer
5 4 (8.70%) Magento Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Content Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Change Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) HTML
1 16 (34.78%) CSS
2 12 (26.09%) .NET
3 11 (23.91%) jQuery
4 10 (21.74%) HTML5
4 10 (21.74%) CSS3
5 5 (10.87%) SOAP
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.70%) XHTML
6 4 (8.70%) RESTful
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.52%) Spring
7 3 (6.52%) J2EE
8 2 (4.35%) JSP
8 2 (4.35%) XML
8 2 (4.35%) XSLT
8 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (2.17%) Sass
9 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Kindle
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Project Management
4 10 (21.74%) Content Management
5 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.87%) MVC
7 4 (8.70%) CRM
7 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.70%) Scrum
7 4 (8.70%) Web Design
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (8.70%) Web Development
7 4 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.52%) OO PHP
8 3 (6.52%) ERP
8 3 (6.52%) SEO
8 3 (6.52%) OO
9 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.35%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.39%) PHP
2 8 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) Scala
5 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.35%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) ATG
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe
2 2 (4.35%) Citrix
2 2 (4.35%) Endeca
2 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.17%) Demandware
3 1 (2.17%) Omniture
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Alterian
3 1 (2.17%) hybris
3 1 (2.17%) Remedy
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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