The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 24 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 System (CMS)
England / Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 24
Contract jobs citing CMS 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 0.53% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 3.45% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £450 £581
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year -12.17% -28.39%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 18 29 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 18.00% 15.51% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 8
Median daily rate £400 £475 £532
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -10.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £415 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in the Midlands

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CMS.

1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe