The table below looks at the statistics for Content Management 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 Content Management over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management
Rank 120 84 99
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +15
Contract jobs citing Content Management 17 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 1.46% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.94% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 11
Average daily rate £390 £306 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £220 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £470 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £355 £314
% change year-on-year
+9.15% +13.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £26.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-48.57% +22.09%
Content Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2342 2011 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.09% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1199 934
Average daily rate £400 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 100 96
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Content Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Content Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Content Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Content Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Content Management across the West Midlands region.

Content Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Content Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Content Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Content Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Content Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Content Management across the West Midlands region.

Content Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Content Management
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 Content Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry -7 7 £350 - 3
Birmingham -3 3 £363 +26.08% 2
Warwickshire -1 2 £380 -24.00% 3
Staffordshire +9 1 £575 +43.75% 1
Shropshire -36 1 - -
Content Management
England

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Content Management 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 Content Management.

1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) CMS
3 15 (29.41%) User Experience
4 11 (21.57%) Publishing
5 8 (15.69%) Scrum
5 8 (15.69%) Finance
5 8 (15.69%) Project Management
5 8 (15.69%) HTML
5 8 (15.69%) .NET
5 8 (15.69%) CSS
5 8 (15.69%) Adobe
6 7 (13.73%) Oracle
6 7 (13.73%) Sitefinity
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (11.76%) WebCenter
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (11.76%) Marketing
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (11.76%) C#
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (11.76%) Middleware
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
8 5 (9.80%) HTTP
8 5 (9.80%) Java
8 5 (9.80%) Use Case
8 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
8 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Content Management
9 4 (7.84%) Sitecore CMS

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Content Management 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 Content Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (41.18%) CMS
2 7 (13.73%) Sitefinity
3 4 (7.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Liferay
4 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.92%) WordPress
5 1 (1.96%) Documentum
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (7.84%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) Extranet
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.92%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (21.57%) Publishing
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 6 (11.76%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
2 6 (11.76%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Architect
2 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Content Designer
3 5 (9.80%) Designer
3 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.92%) CMS Business Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) CMS Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Digital Programme Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Java Applications Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Java Architect
6 2 (3.92%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
1 8 (15.69%) CSS
1 8 (15.69%) HTML
2 6 (11.76%) Middleware
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (11.76%) WebCenter
3 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (7.84%) HTML5
5 2 (3.92%) Spring
6 1 (1.96%) Ajax
6 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.96%) CSS3
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) JSON
6 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.96%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) Blog
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) New Media
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Unix
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.69%) Project Management
2 8 (15.69%) Scrum
3 5 (9.80%) Use Case
4 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
4 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Content Management
4 4 (7.84%) MVC
4 4 (7.84%) Web Design
4 4 (7.84%) Web Development
5 3 (5.88%) ArchiMate
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.88%) Document Management
5 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (3.92%) SDLC
6 2 (3.92%) User Stories
6 2 (3.92%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) C#
2 5 (9.80%) Java
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Adobe
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) HP
3 4 (7.84%) Interwoven
3 4 (7.84%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft