The first table below looks at the demand for Joomla! 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 Joomla! over the 3 months to 24 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 Application Platforms 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Joomla!
Rank 113 100 106
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Joomla! 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.25% 0.089%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.17% 1.57% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £250 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £260 £213
% change year-on-year
+11.05% +22.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.30 - £18.00
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
429 319 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.85% 16.22% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 166 184
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 21
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.80 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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Joomla!
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Joomla! across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Joomla! Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Joomla!
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Joomla! Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Joomla!
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Joomla! across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Joomla! Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Joomla!
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Joomla! Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Joomla!
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 Joomla! within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
Warwickshire -3 3 £315 - 1
Birmingham -2 2 £143 -
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
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Joomla!
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Joomla! 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 Joomla!.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) WordPress
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) WebTrends
4 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (20.00%) Magento
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience Design
4 1 (20.00%) Online Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Web Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Internet Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Facebook

Joomla!
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Joomla! 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 Joomla!. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) WebTrends
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Web Marketing Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience Design
3 1 (20.00%) Online Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Internet Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter