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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 104 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing CMS 45 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.39% 1.47% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.95% 9.11% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 25
Median daily rate £405 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.47 £32.09 £18.56
% change year-on-year
-36.20% +72.91%
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
566 406 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.47% 16.16% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 234 223
Median daily rate £400 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.98 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.04 £33.55 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 September 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 September 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
Coventry +6 20 £450 +38.46% 6
Birmingham -20 8 £325 +8.33% 5
Warwickshire -1 4 £350 +100.00% 1
Shropshire - 2 £375 - 1
Worcestershire -3 1 - -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 64 (59.81%) HTML
2 63 (58.88%) CSS
3 55 (51.40%) JavaScript
4 50 (46.73%) .NET
5 45 (42.06%) C#
6 44 (41.12%) Web Development
7 43 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (40.19%) MVC
8 35 (32.71%) Content Management
9 32 (29.91%) Java
10 31 (28.97%) jQuery
11 30 (28.04%) Responsive Web Design
12 27 (25.23%) HTML5
13 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET
14 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (19.63%) Front End Development
15 20 (18.69%) CSS3
15 20 (18.69%) Spring
16 18 (16.82%) Spring MVC
16 18 (16.82%) Automotive
16 18 (16.82%) J2EE
16 18 (16.82%) Linux
17 17 (15.89%) PHP
18 14 (13.08%) Web Design
18 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
18 14 (13.08%) Sitefinity
19 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
19 13 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (12.15%) Adobe
20 12 (11.21%) HTTP

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 14 (13.08%) Sitefinity
2 12 (11.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (9.35%) Umbraco
4 8 (7.48%) WordPress
5 7 (6.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (5.61%) Kentico
7 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.87%) IIS
8 2 (1.87%) JBoss
8 2 (1.87%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.93%) Drupal
9 1 (0.93%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.87%) MS Office
1 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.21%) HTTP
2 3 (2.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) FTP
3 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.74%) MySQL
4 2 (1.87%) Big Data
4 2 (1.87%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.87%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.35%) Subversion
2 10 (9.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.93%) PhpStorm
5 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (16.82%) Automotive
2 7 (6.54%) Finance
3 2 (1.87%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (81.31%) Developer
2 30 (28.04%) .NET Developer
3 20 (18.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (16.82%) C# Developer
5 16 (14.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (14.02%) Senior Developer
7 11 (10.28%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (10.28%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (9.35%) Java Developer
9 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (8.41%) Umbraco Developer
10 8 (7.48%) PHP Developer
11 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 7 (6.54%) CMS Developer
12 6 (5.61%) Architect
12 6 (5.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (5.61%) Web Developer
13 5 (4.67%) Lead Developer
14 4 (3.74%) Senior C# Developer
14 4 (3.74%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (59.81%) HTML
2 63 (58.88%) CSS
3 50 (46.73%) .NET
4 31 (28.97%) jQuery
5 27 (25.23%) HTML5
6 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET
7 20 (18.69%) CSS3
7 20 (18.69%) Spring
8 18 (16.82%) J2EE
8 18 (16.82%) Spring MVC
9 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (8.41%) WCF
11 8 (7.48%) REST
11 8 (7.48%) Web Services
12 6 (5.61%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.61%) Sass
13 5 (4.67%) XML
14 3 (2.80%) RESTful
14 3 (2.80%) SOAP
14 3 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) User Experience
2 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.80%) RIA
4 2 (1.87%) Blog
4 2 (1.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
5 1 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.12%) Web Development
2 43 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (40.19%) MVC
3 35 (32.71%) Content Management
4 30 (28.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 21 (19.63%) Front End Development
6 14 (13.08%) Web Design
7 13 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (7.48%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (7.48%) Migration
9 8 (7.48%) TDD
10 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Content Management
10 6 (5.61%) SOLID
11 5 (4.67%) SEO
12 4 (3.74%) Data Analysis
12 4 (3.74%) Scrum
12 4 (3.74%) Test Scripting
12 4 (3.74%) Wireframes
13 3 (2.80%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (51.40%) JavaScript
2 45 (42.06%) C#
3 32 (29.91%) Java
4 17 (15.89%) PHP
5 11 (10.28%) SQL
6 6 (5.61%) Ruby
7 2 (1.87%) C
7 2 (1.87%) Python
7 2 (1.87%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.93%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) ISEB
2 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) WCAG
2 3 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.80%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (12.15%) Adobe
2 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.54%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.80%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.87%) Cognos
5 2 (1.87%) IBM
5 2 (1.87%) Netezza
5 2 (1.87%) Telerik
6 1 (0.93%) Ektron
6 1 (0.93%) Zend
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