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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 108 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing Content Management 15 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.44% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.64% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 11
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£341 £342 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +24.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £147 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £361 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+48.09% -45.00%
Content Management
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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
1724 1404 1547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.79% 68.22% 69.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 774 802
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 56 116
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Warwickshire -4 6 £295 +321.42%
Coventry -9 3 - -
Birmingham -3 2 £320 - 3
Solihull - 2 £366 -
Stourbridge - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Content Management
England

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 20 (41.67%) CMS
2 19 (39.58%) Web Services
3 16 (33.33%) HTML
4 13 (27.08%) XML
4 13 (27.08%) E-Commerce
5 12 (25.00%) Internet
5 12 (25.00%) CSS
6 11 (22.92%) Oracle
7 10 (20.83%) Java
7 10 (20.83%) J2EE
7 10 (20.83%) Apache
7 10 (20.83%) Hibernate
7 10 (20.83%) Spring
8 9 (18.75%) XSLT
8 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 8 (16.67%) Photoshop
9 8 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (16.67%) WebLogic
9 8 (16.67%) JDBC
9 8 (16.67%) JSP
9 8 (16.67%) Servlets
9 8 (16.67%) SOAP
9 8 (16.67%) Struts
9 8 (16.67%) JBoss
9 8 (16.67%) JMX
9 8 (16.67%) JMS
9 8 (16.67%) B2C
9 8 (16.67%) Endeca
9 8 (16.67%) ATG
9 8 (16.67%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 20 (41.67%) CMS
2 10 (20.83%) Apache
3 8 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 8 (16.67%) JBoss
4 5 (10.42%) Umbraco
5 3 (6.25%) IIS
6 2 (4.17%) Joomla!
6 2 (4.17%) Magnolia
7 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (2.08%) LiveLink
7 1 (2.08%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) Intranet
3 3 (6.25%) FTP
4 1 (2.08%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.17%) Grunt
2 2 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (14.58%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) Automotive
3 3 (6.25%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Web Developer
4 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.33%) CSS Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Junior
6 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 2 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) Web Services
2 16 (33.33%) HTML
3 13 (27.08%) XML
4 12 (25.00%) CSS
5 10 (20.83%) J2EE
5 10 (20.83%) Hibernate
5 10 (20.83%) Spring
6 9 (18.75%) XSLT
7 8 (16.67%) JDBC
7 8 (16.67%) JSP
7 8 (16.67%) Servlets
7 8 (16.67%) SOAP
7 8 (16.67%) Struts
7 8 (16.67%) JMS
7 8 (16.67%) JMX
7 8 (16.67%) HTML5
8 7 (14.58%) .NET
9 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 6 (12.50%) CSS3
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) iPad
2 6 (12.50%) Social Media
3 4 (8.33%) User Experience
4 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.25%) W3C
5 2 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) E-Commerce
2 8 (16.67%) B2C
2 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 8 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 8 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (12.50%) OO
4 5 (10.42%) SOA
4 5 (10.42%) SEO
4 5 (10.42%) Use Case
4 5 (10.42%) Analytics
5 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
5 4 (8.33%) Web Development
5 4 (8.33%) CRM
6 3 (6.25%) UML
6 3 (6.25%) MVC
6 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Java
2 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.58%) PHP
4 5 (10.42%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) Scala
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Endeca
2 8 (16.67%) ATG
3 5 (10.42%) Google
4 3 (6.25%) Adobe
4 3 (6.25%) Stellent
5 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.08%) Open Text
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