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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management
Rank 99 106 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Content Management 14 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.33% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.46% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £295 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.78 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -5.12%
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
1595 1529 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.93% 71.02% 69.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 792 626
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 79 103
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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 -6 3 £358 +30.00% 2
Coventry - 3 - - 4
Staffordshire - 3 £400 -
Shropshire - 2 £294 -
Warwickshire - - - - 3
Solihull - - - -
Content Management
England

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 13 (48.15%) CMS
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 6 (22.22%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) Photoshop
3 6 (22.22%) jQuery
3 6 (22.22%) HTML5
4 5 (18.52%) CSS3
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) Intranet
4 5 (18.52%) SEO
5 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.81%) MySQL
5 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) Umbraco
6 3 (11.11%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 13 (48.15%) CMS
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) Umbraco
4 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.70%) Magnolia
5 1 (3.70%) Alfresco
5 1 (3.70%) WordPress
5 1 (3.70%) Documentum
5 1 (3.70%) LiveLink
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.11%) MS Office
4 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Google Analytics
1 2 (7.41%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Intranet
2 3 (11.11%) Extranet
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) CSS
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) jQuery
2 6 (22.22%) HTML5
3 5 (18.52%) CSS3
3 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 2 (7.41%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) Sass
6 1 (3.70%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
1 5 (18.52%) SEO
1 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Analytics
2 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 2 (7.41%) Online Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Information Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Document Management
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.41%) Pay per click
4 2 (7.41%) Web Design
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Open Text
3 2 (7.41%) Omniture
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
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