The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 26 April 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 / Coventry
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 39 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Contract jobs citing CMS 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.54% 1.61% 2.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.63% 10.17% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £405 £250 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £215 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £408 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +4.28% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £12.92 £37.50
% change year-on-year +99.38% -65.56%  

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 43 59 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 13.23% 15.82% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 55
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £37.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.00% -66.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £36.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.15 £37.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Coventry

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Coventry

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Coventry region with a requirement for CMS.

1 12 (92.31%) Content Management
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Migration
4 5 (38.46%) Data Management
4 5 (38.46%) Service Management
4 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) System Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) Data Conversion
4 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
4 5 (38.46%) Business Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) Master Data Management
4 5 (38.46%) Data Structures
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (30.77%) Sitefinity
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) HTTP
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (30.77%) Sitefinity
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Network Security
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Systems Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Author
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Communications Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Communications Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Content Management
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Migration
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) Business Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Data Conversion
4 5 (38.46%) Data Management
4 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
4 5 (38.46%) Master Data Management
4 5 (38.46%) Service Management
4 5 (38.46%) System Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Validation
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft