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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 104 96
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 10 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.78% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.95% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 10
Median daily rate £513 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.81
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.81%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1846 2211 1879
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.09% 82.41% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1223 1062
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 43 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.25 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Content Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham +3 8 £513 +28.12% 1
Coventry -1 2 £405 +8.00% 1
Content Management
England

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Content Management.

1 35 (60.34%) CMS
2 25 (43.10%) HTML
3 23 (39.66%) CSS
4 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
5 20 (34.48%) Middleware
5 20 (34.48%) Web Development
5 20 (34.48%) Drupal
6 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (27.59%) Front End Development
8 14 (24.14%) HTML5
8 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (18.97%) MVC
9 11 (18.97%) .NET
10 10 (17.24%) C#
10 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
10 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
12 8 (13.79%) HTTP
12 8 (13.79%) Migration
12 8 (13.79%) Sitefinity
12 8 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (13.79%) Information Management
12 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
13 7 (12.07%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (12.07%) Continuous Deployment
13 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (12.07%) Web Design
13 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling

Content Management
Top Related 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 35 (60.34%) CMS
2 20 (34.48%) Drupal
3 8 (13.79%) Sitefinity
4 6 (10.34%) Documentum
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.72%) Confluence
7 1 (1.72%) JBoss
7 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.17%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) HTTP
2 5 (8.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.17%) HBase
2 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Ant
2 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.72%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) Maven
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.62%) Retail
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Drupal Developer
3 13 (22.41%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Architect
5 10 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (10.34%) HTML Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Documentum Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.45%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.45%) CMS Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Copywriter
10 2 (3.45%) Designer
10 2 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) HTML
2 23 (39.66%) CSS
3 20 (34.48%) Middleware
4 14 (24.14%) HTML5
5 11 (18.97%) .NET
6 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
6 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.17%) EDIFACT
7 3 (5.17%) JSON
7 3 (5.17%) XML
8 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.45%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.45%) WCF
8 2 (3.45%) Web Services
9 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (1.72%) Kendo UI
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.72%) Sass
9 1 (1.72%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.72%) Social Media
3 1 (1.72%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Web Development
2 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.59%) Front End Development
4 11 (18.97%) MVC
5 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
6 8 (13.79%) Information Management
6 8 (13.79%) Migration
6 8 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
7 7 (12.07%) Web Design
8 6 (10.34%) Analytics
8 6 (10.34%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.62%) Business Analytics
9 5 (8.62%) Data Conversion
9 5 (8.62%) Master Data Management
9 5 (8.62%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
2 10 (17.24%) C#
3 4 (6.90%) Java
4 3 (5.17%) ABAP
4 3 (5.17%) SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) PHP
5 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Pega
3 3 (5.17%) Cloudera
3 3 (5.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) BEA