The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 80 91 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing Content Management 36 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 0.65% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.00% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 4
Average daily rate
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£278 £341 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.56% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £286 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £625 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £28.13 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +60.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1752 1206 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.21% 65.05% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 602 738
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 58 63
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +55.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.33 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.54 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Content Management
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Birmingham +5 12 £273 - 3
Warwickshire - 8 £298 -
Coventry - 4 £325 - 4
Solihull +5 3 £308 - 1
Walsall - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £528 -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Content Management
England

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 21 (40.38%) HTML
2 19 (36.54%) CMS
3 16 (30.77%) Web Services
4 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
5 14 (26.92%) CSS
6 13 (25.00%) .NET
7 11 (21.15%) HTML5
8 10 (19.23%) Social Media
8 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
8 10 (19.23%) Photoshop
9 9 (17.31%) C#
9 9 (17.31%) XML
9 9 (17.31%) Marketing
9 9 (17.31%) jQuery
10 8 (15.38%) Web Development
10 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 8 (15.38%) PHP
10 8 (15.38%) Internet
10 8 (15.38%) CSS3
11 7 (13.46%) Intranet
11 7 (13.46%) CRM
11 7 (13.46%) Oracle
11 7 (13.46%) Publishing
12 6 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (11.54%) MySQL
12 6 (11.54%) Apache
12 6 (11.54%) Adobe
12 6 (11.54%) Analytics
13 5 (9.62%) SOA
13 5 (9.62%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 19 (36.54%) CMS
2 6 (11.54%) Apache
3 5 (9.62%) Umbraco
4 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.77%) IIS
5 3 (5.77%) WordPress
5 3 (5.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (3.85%) Joomla!
6 2 (3.85%) FileNet
7 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.92%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Photoshop
2 6 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (9.62%) MS Office
4 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.77%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Internet
2 7 (13.46%) Intranet
3 3 (5.77%) FTP
4 1 (1.92%) RTCP
4 1 (1.92%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.85%) Big Data
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Grunt
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (17.31%) Marketing
2 7 (13.46%) Publishing
3 5 (9.62%) Automotive
4 4 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (7.69%) CSS Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Content Editor
6 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Junior
8 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing Specialist
8 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (1.92%) FileNet Architect
8 1 (1.92%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) HTML
2 16 (30.77%) Web Services
3 14 (26.92%) CSS
4 13 (25.00%) .NET
5 11 (21.15%) HTML5
6 9 (17.31%) jQuery
6 9 (17.31%) XML
7 8 (15.38%) CSS3
7 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 5 (9.62%) XSLT
8 5 (9.62%) J2EE
9 4 (7.69%) JMS
9 4 (7.69%) JMX
9 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
9 4 (7.69%) Spring
9 4 (7.69%) JDBC
9 4 (7.69%) JSP
9 4 (7.69%) Servlets
9 4 (7.69%) SOAP
9 4 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Social Media
2 4 (7.69%) iPad
2 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.77%) W3C
4 2 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.92%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
2 8 (15.38%) Web Development
3 7 (13.46%) CRM
4 6 (11.54%) Analytics
5 5 (9.62%) SEO
5 5 (9.62%) SOA
5 5 (9.62%) Use Case
6 4 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (7.69%) Load Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.69%) Software Architecture
6 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.69%) B2C
6 4 (7.69%) Web Application Development
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.77%) Validation
7 3 (5.77%) UML
7 3 (5.77%) OO
7 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (5.77%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.31%) C#
3 8 (15.38%) PHP
4 4 (7.69%) SQL
4 4 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (3.85%) C
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) VB
6 1 (1.92%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Adobe
3 5 (9.62%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Google
4 4 (7.69%) Endeca
4 4 (7.69%) JBoss
4 4 (7.69%) ATG
5 3 (5.77%) Stellent
5 3 (5.77%) Sony
5 3 (5.77%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.85%) Ektron
7 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.92%) ESRI