The first table below looks at the demand for Umbraco 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 Umbraco 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
Umbraco
Rank 109 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 9 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.81% 0.044%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.10% 5.02% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
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£271 £256 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% +19.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £283 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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%
Umbraco
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Umbraco
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Umbraco Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Umbraco
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Umbraco Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Umbraco
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Umbraco Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Umbraco
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 Umbraco 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
Birmingham -4 3 - - 3
Coventry - 1 £325 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Umbraco
England

Umbraco
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 11 (73.33%) HTML
1 11 (73.33%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) CMS
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 10 (66.67%) CSS3
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) Content Management
4 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (33.33%) Sass
5 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
5 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Sitecore
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (6.67%) Campaign Management

Umbraco
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 Umbraco 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 Umbraco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (66.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (26.67%) CSS Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
1 11 (73.33%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 10 (66.67%) CSS3
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) Sass
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Content Management
1 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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