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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 87 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing CMS 28 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.16% 1.93% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.05% 10.78% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 16
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £6.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £12.65 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+204.50% -43.14%
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
397 436 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.51% 17.92% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 224 172
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 20
Average hourly rate £17.30 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £9.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.92 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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 July 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 July 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
Birmingham +4 12 £275 -38.88% 5
Coventry +8 8 £300 +9.09% 3
Staffordshire -5 2 £176 - 3
Worcestershire - 2 £214 -
West Bromwich - 2 £225 -
CMS
England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 48 (72.73%) HTML
2 47 (71.21%) CSS
3 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
4 24 (36.36%) jQuery
5 21 (31.82%) HTML5
6 20 (30.30%) .NET
6 20 (30.30%) Content Management
7 16 (24.24%) PHP
7 16 (24.24%) CSS3
7 16 (24.24%) WordPress
8 15 (22.73%) C#
8 15 (22.73%) MySQL
8 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (18.18%) MVC
9 12 (18.18%) Adobe
10 11 (16.67%) Photoshop
10 11 (16.67%) Linux
10 11 (16.67%) Joomla!
11 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
12 9 (13.64%) LAMP
12 9 (13.64%) Web Development
12 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
13 8 (12.12%) CRM
13 8 (12.12%) Google
13 8 (12.12%) TDD
13 8 (12.12%) Adobe Illustrator
14 7 (10.61%) Finance
15 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (9.09%) SQL Server

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (24.24%) WordPress
2 11 (16.67%) Joomla!
3 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.06%) Umbraco
4 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.55%) Drupal
6 2 (3.03%) IIS
6 2 (3.03%) Apache
6 2 (3.03%) Kentico
6 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.52%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 8 (12.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Intranet
2 4 (6.06%) Extranet
3 3 (4.55%) SMS
4 2 (3.03%) SMTP
4 2 (3.03%) DNS
4 2 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) MySQL
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Subversion
2 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.03%) Ant
3 2 (3.03%) JUnit
3 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Automotive
2 2 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Law
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (71.21%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Web Developer
3 10 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) PHP Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.06%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Designer
7 3 (4.55%) Architect
7 3 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Web Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.03%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (72.73%) HTML
2 47 (71.21%) CSS
3 24 (36.36%) jQuery
4 21 (31.82%) HTML5
5 20 (30.30%) .NET
6 16 (24.24%) CSS3
7 9 (13.64%) LAMP
7 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (6.06%) J2EE
10 4 (6.06%) XML
10 4 (6.06%) XHTML
10 4 (6.06%) Spring
11 3 (4.55%) Ajax
11 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.55%) Web Services
11 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (3.03%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) New Media
2 3 (4.55%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.52%) EPoS
4 1 (1.52%) DTV
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Content Management
2 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.18%) MVC
4 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
5 9 (13.64%) Web Development
6 8 (12.12%) CRM
6 8 (12.12%) TDD
7 6 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (7.58%) Workflow
8 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.58%) Project Management
9 4 (6.06%) SEO
9 4 (6.06%) Change Management
9 4 (6.06%) ITIL
9 4 (6.06%) Web Design
9 4 (6.06%) BDD
10 3 (4.55%) Analytics
10 3 (4.55%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.55%) Document Management
10 3 (4.55%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
2 16 (24.24%) PHP
3 15 (22.73%) C#
4 5 (7.58%) Java
4 5 (7.58%) SQL
5 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.03%) VBScript
5 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Plesk
2 1 (1.52%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Adobe
2 8 (12.12%) Google
3 4 (6.06%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.03%) Alterian
4 2 (3.03%) Omniture
5 1 (1.52%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.52%) Nortel
5 1 (1.52%) Avaya
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) Ektron
5 1 (1.52%) hybris
5 1 (1.52%) Demandware
5 1 (1.52%) Verint
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