Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 6 months to 20 August 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 146 178
Rank change year-on-year +38 +32 -73
Contract jobs citing Content Management 84 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.66% 0.58% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 0.69% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 15 27
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £351 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.39% -7.76% +16.92%
10th Percentile £250 £289 £305
90th Percentile £640 £463 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +68.00% -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.06 £25.00
% change year-on-year -35.33% +8.24% -24.24%

Content Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,232 3,615 5,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.57% 83.53% 83.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,527 2,286 2,965
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £541
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 124 126
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £20.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.51% +25.76% -26.67%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.96 £10.67
90th Percentile £32.75 £51.50 £38.88
England median hourly rate £21.37 £23.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.03% +1.06% +9.05%

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Content Management in the West Midlands

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Management in the West Midlands

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Content Management in the West Midlands

Content Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Management in the West Midlands

Content Management
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +10 38 £550 - 2
Birmingham +9 23 £325 +1.56% 7
Warwickshire +13 14 £250 -60.78%
Coventry -14 3 £500 - 3
Solihull -7 1 £325 -
Content Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Content Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Content Management.

1 47 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (53.57%) CMS
3 37 (44.05%) Documentum
4 22 (26.19%) Enterprise Content Management
5 16 (19.05%) HTML
6 15 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (17.86%) Business Analysis
6 15 (17.86%) Drupal
7 14 (16.67%) Java
8 13 (15.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 12 (14.29%) C#
9 12 (14.29%) Workflow
10 11 (13.10%) .NET
10 11 (13.10%) Umbraco
10 11 (13.10%) BDD
10 11 (13.10%) User Stories
11 10 (11.90%) User Experience
11 10 (11.90%) Pega
11 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
12 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
12 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (10.71%) OpenText
13 8 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
13 8 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
13 8 (9.52%) Case Management
13 8 (9.52%) BPMN
13 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
13 8 (9.52%) Data Modelling
13 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (9.52%) Finance

Content Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 45 (53.57%) CMS
2 37 (44.05%) Documentum
3 15 (17.86%) Drupal
4 11 (13.10%) Umbraco
5 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.57%) Confluence
6 3 (3.57%) Sitefinity
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.19%) Appian
8 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Azure Functions
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) MySQL
2 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.19%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.57%) JIRA
1 3 (3.57%) Selenium
2 2 (2.38%) Moq
2 2 (2.38%) NUnit
2 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.19%) GitLab
3 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.19%) Maven
3 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Marketing
3 3 (3.57%) Legal
3 3 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Developer
2 16 (19.05%) Analyst
3 15 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 14 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 14 (16.67%) Documentum Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Designer
5 9 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 8 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Administrator
7 7 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.33%) Web Designer
8 5 (5.95%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (5.95%) Architect
8 5 (5.95%) CMS Business Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Content Designer
9 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Documentum Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Documentum Business Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Azure Developer
11 2 (2.38%) Digital Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.05%) HTML
2 11 (13.10%) .NET
3 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.14%) CSS
5 5 (5.95%) jQuery
6 4 (4.76%) Web Services
7 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.57%) XML
8 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.38%) CAML
8 2 (2.38%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.38%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.38%) LINQ
8 2 (2.38%) React
8 2 (2.38%) REST
8 2 (2.38%) WCF
8 2 (2.38%) XSLT
9 1 (1.19%) Angular 2
9 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) User Experience
2 7 (8.33%) Graphic Design
2 7 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) Social Media
5 1 (1.19%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.19%) Enterprise Content Management
3 15 (17.86%) Business Analysis
3 15 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (15.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 12 (14.29%) Workflow
6 11 (13.10%) BDD
6 11 (13.10%) User Stories
7 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (9.52%) BPMN
8 8 (9.52%) Case Management
8 8 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 7 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
9 7 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
9 7 (8.33%) Performance Management
9 7 (8.33%) Virtual Team Management
10 6 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 6 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.67%) Java
2 12 (14.29%) C#
3 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.95%) SQL
5 3 (3.57%) PHP
6 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) GDPR
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
1 10 (11.90%) Pega
2 9 (10.71%) OpenText
3 7 (8.33%) EMC
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (2.38%) Niku
6 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.19%) Google
6 1 (1.19%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) Siebel
6 1 (1.19%) Sitecore