The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 144 113
Rank change year-on-year +22 -31  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 37 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.01% 0.62% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.75% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 25
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £370 £330
% change year-on-year +0.67% +12.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
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 the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3113 3865 3170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 84.75% 82.27% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7043 8617 6559
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 176 287
Median hourly rate £25.25 £18.63 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.57% -19.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.78 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £43.75 £45.00
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 the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Content Management in the Midlands

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Management in the Midlands

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Content Management in the Midlands

Content Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Management in the Midlands

Content Management
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Management within the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +23 22 £350 +1.81% 7
East Midlands +3 14 £425 +8.28% 2
Content Management
England

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 Midlands region with a requirement for Content Management.

1 35 (60.34%) CMS
2 23 (39.66%) HTML
3 20 (34.48%) CSS
3 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
5 16 (27.59%) User Experience
6 14 (24.14%) HTML5
6 14 (24.14%) CSS3
6 14 (24.14%) jQuery
7 13 (22.41%) .NET
7 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
7 13 (22.41%) Migration
8 11 (18.97%) MVC
8 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
8 11 (18.97%) Web Development
8 11 (18.97%) Ember.js
9 10 (17.24%) Business Analysis
10 9 (15.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (13.79%) Microservices
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (13.79%) Oracle
11 8 (13.79%) Java
11 8 (13.79%) Web Services
11 8 (13.79%) DNN
12 7 (12.07%) TDD
12 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
12 7 (12.07%) SQL
12 7 (12.07%) C#
12 7 (12.07%) IBM
12 7 (12.07%) BDD

Content Management
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 35 (60.34%) CMS
2 8 (13.79%) DNN
3 6 (10.34%) Drupal
4 5 (8.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Umbraco
5 3 (5.17%) CoreMedia CMS
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.17%) WordPress
6 2 (3.45%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.72%) Confluence
7 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.72%) Liferay
7 1 (1.72%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 3 (5.17%) Trello
4 2 (3.45%) Office 365
5 1 (1.72%) G Suite
5 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Intranet
2 2 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SSDT
3 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.90%) JIRA
3 3 (5.17%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.45%) Maven
4 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.72%) Gradle
5 1 (1.72%) Grunt
5 1 (1.72%) gulp
5 1 (1.72%) JUnit
General
1 6 (10.34%) Marketing
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Web Developer
4 8 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Author
7 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Content Designer
7 3 (5.17%) Designer
7 3 (5.17%) DotNetNuke Developer
7 3 (5.17%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (5.17%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) HTML
2 20 (34.48%) CSS
3 14 (24.14%) CSS3
3 14 (24.14%) HTML5
3 14 (24.14%) jQuery
4 13 (22.41%) .NET
5 11 (18.97%) Ember.js
6 9 (15.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (13.79%) Web Services
8 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
9 6 (10.34%) AngularJS
9 6 (10.34%) Backbone.js
10 5 (8.62%) Spring
11 4 (6.90%) XML
12 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
12 3 (5.17%) Entity Framework
12 3 (5.17%) J2EE
12 3 (5.17%) JDBC
12 3 (5.17%) JSP
12 3 (5.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) Social Media
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) e-Learning
3 3 (5.17%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (5.17%) Taxonomies
3 3 (5.17%) VLE
4 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) Migration
3 11 (18.97%) MVC
3 11 (18.97%) Web Development
4 10 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 8 (13.79%) Microservices
6 7 (12.07%) BDD
6 7 (12.07%) TDD
7 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (10.34%) Web Application Development
8 5 (8.62%) Service Management
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.90%) Information Management
9 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.17%) Analytics
10 3 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (5.17%) Information Security
10 3 (5.17%) Metadata Management
10 3 (5.17%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
2 8 (13.79%) Java
3 7 (12.07%) C#
3 7 (12.07%) SQL
4 5 (8.62%) ES6
5 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.45%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.72%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle
3 7 (12.07%) IBM
4 5 (8.62%) Adobe
5 3 (5.17%) Blackboard
5 3 (5.17%) Google
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix
6 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.72%) Aruba
7 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.72%) Avaya
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) Meraki
7 1 (1.72%) NetApp
7 1 (1.72%) Northgate
7 1 (1.72%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
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