Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Content Management System (CMS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 60 47
Rank change year-on-year -32 -13 +21
Contract jobs citing CMS 7 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 2.83% 2.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.88% 13.07% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 40
Birmingham median daily rate £405 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.00% -16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £294 £238 £219
90th Percentile £494 £438 £359
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +19.23% -52.73%

CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 243 329 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.63% 21.63% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 195 132
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £413 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +18.71% -0.71%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £210
90th Percentile £500 £560 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.35% -16.13% +19.23%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.53 £10.96
90th Percentile £25.03 £40.00 £19.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.46 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.35% -11.64% -

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Birmingham

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMS in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Birmingham

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Birmingham

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for CMS.

1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Drupal
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 1 (14.29%) Automotive
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
2 2 (28.57%) Drupal
3 1 (14.29%) DNN
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Architect
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Web Designer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
3 1 (14.29%) LESS
3 1 (14.29%) SAML
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 2 (28.57%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Progressive Web App
3 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore