The table below looks at the statistics for SDL Web 8 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 SDL Web 8 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SDL Web 8 (formerly Tridion)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SDL Web 8 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £385
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SDL Web 8
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
236 259 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.16% 9.67% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 131 154
Average daily rate £413 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Average hourly rate £10.75 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.28% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £21.40 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.65%

SDL Web 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SDL Web 8 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SDL Web 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SDL Web 8
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SDL Web 8 across the West Midlands region.

SDL Web 8 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SDL Web 8
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SDL Web 8 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 SDL Web 8.

1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Interwoven
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Sitefinity
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow

SDL Web 8
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SDL Web 8 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 SDL Web 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Sitefinity
2 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) CMS Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Interwoven
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore