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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management
Rank 82 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Content Management 43 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.69% 0.98% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.35% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £268 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £330 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +23.52%
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
1887 1698 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.03% 72.66% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 888 566
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 77
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 16 £331 +22.68% 2
Coventry +3 6 - -
Shropshire - 5 - -
Staffordshire - 3 £400 - 3
Wolverhampton - 3 £220 -
Solihull +4 2 £291 -14.33%
Warwickshire -1 2 £500 +69.49% 3
Content Management
England

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (47.27%) HTML
2 24 (43.64%) CSS
3 17 (30.91%) Analytics
4 16 (29.09%) CMS
4 16 (29.09%) Photoshop
5 15 (27.27%) CRM
6 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
6 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (23.64%) User Experience
7 12 (21.82%) SEO
8 11 (20.00%) Adobe
8 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 10 (18.18%) TOGAF
9 10 (18.18%) jQuery
10 9 (16.36%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (16.36%) Degree
10 9 (16.36%) HTML5
10 9 (16.36%) Marketing
10 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.55%) Big Data
11 8 (14.55%) Web Design
11 8 (14.55%) Pay per click
11 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (14.55%) Retail
11 8 (14.55%) Online Marketing
11 8 (14.55%) Information Architecture
11 8 (14.55%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (14.55%) SOA
11 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (29.09%) CMS
2 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.45%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Drupal
4 2 (3.64%) WordPress
4 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) SAS
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Documentum
5 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.82%) Alfresco
Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Photoshop
2 8 (14.55%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
4 3 (5.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.82%) MS Office
5 1 (1.82%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Intranet
2 3 (5.45%) Extranet
3 2 (3.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Big Data
1 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.64%) Subversion
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.64%) JUnit
2 1 (1.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (16.36%) Marketing
2 8 (14.55%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Publishing
4 2 (3.64%) Back Office
4 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Automotive
4 2 (3.64%) Law
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Architect
3 7 (12.73%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Designer
5 5 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.45%) AWS Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Digital Content Designer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Digital Content Designer
7 2 (3.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.64%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Designer
7 2 (3.64%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) HTML
2 24 (43.64%) CSS
3 10 (18.18%) jQuery
4 9 (16.36%) HTML5
5 5 (9.09%) .NET
5 5 (9.09%) CSS3
6 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.45%) Flash
7 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.64%) Spring
8 2 (3.64%) Ajax
8 2 (3.64%) CAML
8 2 (3.64%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.64%) XHTML
8 2 (3.64%) J2EE
9 1 (1.82%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) User Experience
2 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
4 7 (12.73%) Open Source
5 4 (7.27%) Social Media
6 3 (5.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Analytics
2 15 (27.27%) CRM
3 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
3 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.82%) SEO
5 10 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 9 (16.36%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.55%) Web Design
7 8 (14.55%) Pay per click
7 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (14.55%) Online Marketing
7 8 (14.55%) Information Architecture
7 8 (14.55%) SOA
8 7 (12.73%) Security Architecture
8 7 (12.73%) Web Application Development
9 6 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (7.27%) Information Security
10 4 (7.27%) Web Development
10 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.27%) C#
3 3 (5.45%) Java
4 2 (3.64%) PHP
4 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Adobe
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Omniture
4 2 (3.64%) Google
4 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.64%) Stellent
4 2 (3.64%) Informatica
4 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) OpenText
5 1 (1.82%) hybris
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