The first table below looks at the demand for Tridion 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 Tridion over the 3 months to 23 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 Business Applications 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SDL Tridion
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Tridion 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £200 £375
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
330 249 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.92% 12.67% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 86 71
Average daily rate £420 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 14 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £44.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.95 £24.90 £34.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £54.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
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Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Tridion 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 Tridion.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Modernizr
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Tridion 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 Tridion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Grunt
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (100.00%) Yeoman
1 1 (100.00%) Bower
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Modernizr
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Zepto.js
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore