The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Content Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Content Management over the 3 months to 29 June 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 66 49
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 5 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.79% 0.50% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.60% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
Median daily rate £320 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.90% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £317 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £366 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £370 £330
% change year-on-year +0.67% +12.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  

Content Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 523 669 580
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 82.49% 83.63% 78.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1897 1494
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 33
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £43.75 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Content Management in Birmingham

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Management in Birmingham

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Management in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Content Management in Birmingham

Content Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Content Management 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 Content Management.

1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) CMS
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) DNN
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator

Content Management
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 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) DotNetNuke Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Email Executive
3 1 (11.11%) Email Marketing Executive
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
5 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 2 (22.22%) Information Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Campaign Management
3 1 (11.11%) Email Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) IBM