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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 55 56
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.23% 0.47% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.57% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Median daily rate £513 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.12% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £400 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £385
% change year-on-year +14.28% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.81
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.81%  

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 526 526 557
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.05% 81.55% 76.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 329 344
Median daily rate £421 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Content Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Content Management in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Management in Birmingham

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 21 (65.63%) CMS
2 20 (62.50%) Drupal
3 19 (59.38%) Middleware
4 17 (53.13%) HTML
4 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
5 15 (46.88%) CSS
5 15 (46.88%) Front End Development
6 14 (43.75%) HTML5
7 13 (40.63%) Web Development
8 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
10 8 (25.00%) Information Management
11 5 (15.63%) Retail
12 3 (9.38%) MVC
12 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
12 3 (9.38%) .NET
12 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
13 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
13 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
13 2 (6.25%) C#
13 2 (6.25%) SQL
13 2 (6.25%) Web Services
13 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
13 2 (6.25%) WCF
14 1 (3.13%) WordPress
14 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
14 1 (3.13%) PHP
14 1 (3.13%) MySQL

Content Management
Top Related 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 21 (65.63%) CMS
2 20 (62.50%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 19 (59.38%) Drupal Developer
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Architect
4 8 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (15.63%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (15.63%) HTML Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Magento Developer
8 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.13%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (3.13%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 1 (3.13%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) Middleware
2 17 (53.13%) HTML
3 15 (46.88%) CSS
4 14 (43.75%) HTML5
5 3 (9.38%) .NET
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.25%) WCF
6 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 1 (3.13%) Compass CSS Framework
7 1 (3.13%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Front End Development
2 13 (40.63%) Web Development
3 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
4 8 (25.00%) Information Management
5 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft