The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 22 26 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing CMS 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.74% 0.65% 2.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 14.29% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £375 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £13.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +178.84% -31.57%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 18 7 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 13.24% 4.52% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 17
Median daily rate £375 £263 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -34.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £201 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £293 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Staffordshire

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Staffordshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Stafford - 1 £375 -
CMS
West Midlands

CMS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (100.00%) Laravel
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (100.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Zend