Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 154 154
Rank change year-on-year +49 0 -36
Contract jobs citing Content Management 102 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.01% 0.63% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 0.75% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 18 31
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £361 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.49% -6.41% +2.93%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £306
90th Percentile £640 £504 £538
England median daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.05% - -
England median hourly rate £33.19 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.11% +30.00% +6.38%

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 4,316 3,877 5,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.84% 84.21% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,586 2,468 3,109
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 140 138
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £23.62 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.48% +34.94% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £32.07 £53.75 £39.65
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +4 51 £550 - 2
Birmingham +12 23 £350 -2.78% 7
Warwickshire +13 11 £250 -60.78% 1
Coventry -7 3 £500 - 2
Solihull -2 1 £325 -
Staffordshire - 1 £550 -
Content Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 60 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (45.10%) Documentum
3 44 (43.14%) CMS
4 30 (29.41%) Enterprise Content Management
5 22 (21.57%) Java
6 20 (19.61%) HTML
7 17 (16.67%) Drupal
7 17 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 16 (15.69%) Customer Requirements
8 16 (15.69%) BDD
8 16 (15.69%) Workflow
8 16 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (14.71%) Business Analysis
10 14 (13.73%) C#
10 14 (13.73%) .NET
10 14 (13.73%) Oracle
10 14 (13.73%) Pega
11 13 (12.75%) User Stories
12 12 (11.76%) Case Management
12 12 (11.76%) JavaScript
13 11 (10.78%) ASP.NET
13 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
14 10 (9.80%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (9.80%) Umbraco
15 9 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (8.82%) OpenText
15 9 (8.82%) CSS
15 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
15 9 (8.82%) Middleware
15 9 (8.82%) Process Management

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 46 (45.10%) Documentum
2 44 (43.14%) CMS
3 17 (16.67%) Drupal
4 10 (9.80%) Umbraco
5 5 (4.90%) Confluence
6 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.94%) Sitefinity
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.98%) Appian
9 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.94%) Office 365
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.98%) Azure Functions
4 1 (0.98%) IaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Intranet
2 1 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
1 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.98%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Cucumber
1 7 (6.86%) Selenium
2 5 (4.90%) JIRA
2 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.92%) Maven
4 3 (2.94%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.96%) GitLab
5 2 (1.96%) Moq
5 2 (1.96%) NUnit
5 2 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Marketing
3 4 (3.92%) Publishing
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.96%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 42 (41.18%) Developer
2 21 (20.59%) Agile Developer
3 19 (18.63%) Documentum Developer
4 15 (14.71%) Analyst
4 15 (14.71%) Business Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) Designer
6 8 (7.84%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (7.84%) BPM Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.86%) Administrator
7 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.86%) Web Designer
8 5 (4.90%) CMS Business Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) CMS Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Content Designer
8 5 (4.90%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.61%) HTML
2 14 (13.73%) .NET
3 11 (10.78%) ASP.NET
4 9 (8.82%) CSS
4 9 (8.82%) Middleware
5 8 (7.84%) Oracle ADF
5 8 (7.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (7.84%) WebCenter
6 7 (6.86%) jQuery
7 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.90%) Web Services
8 4 (3.92%) REST
8 4 (3.92%) XML
9 3 (2.94%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.96%) JSP
10 2 (1.96%) LINQ
10 2 (1.96%) SOAP
10 2 (1.96%) WCF
10 2 (1.96%) XSD
10 2 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) User Experience
2 7 (6.86%) Graphic Design
3 6 (5.88%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.98%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.98%) VMS
1 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.41%) Enterprise Content Management
3 17 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 16 (15.69%) BDD
4 16 (15.69%) Customer Requirements
4 16 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (15.69%) Workflow
5 15 (14.71%) Business Analysis
6 13 (12.75%) User Stories
7 12 (11.76%) Case Management
8 10 (9.80%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (8.82%) Process Management
10 8 (7.84%) BPMN
11 7 (6.86%) Business Process Modelling
11 7 (6.86%) Data Protection
11 7 (6.86%) DevOps
11 7 (6.86%) Logical Data Model
11 7 (6.86%) MVC
11 7 (6.86%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.57%) Java
2 14 (13.73%) C#
3 12 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.90%) SQL
5 3 (2.94%) PHP
6 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Oracle
1 14 (13.73%) Pega
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.82%) OpenText
3 6 (5.88%) EMC
4 4 (3.92%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.96%) Niku
6 1 (0.98%) Google
6 1 (0.98%) IBM
6 1 (0.98%) Siebel
6 1 (0.98%) Sitecore