Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 145 118
Rank change year-on-year -19 -27 +12
Contract jobs citing Content Management 23 66 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 1.08% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.30% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 65
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +13.33% +19.05%
10th Percentile £322 £281 £240
90th Percentile £484 £581 £700
England median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.54% +15.56% +25.00%

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 3985 5084 3929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3044 2252
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £236
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 135 179
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.63 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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
Birmingham -6 5 £361 +11.15% 3
Shropshire +10 4 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £350 -
Solihull +8 1 - -
Content Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) CMS
2 12 (52.17%) User Experience
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (30.43%) Web Development
5 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
5 7 (30.43%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 7 (30.43%) Migration
5 7 (30.43%) .NET
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
5 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
5 7 (30.43%) MVC
5 7 (30.43%) CSS3
5 7 (30.43%) Backbone.js
5 7 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (30.43%) HTML5
5 7 (30.43%) BDD
5 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (30.43%) Web Application Development
5 7 (30.43%) Ember.js
5 7 (30.43%) Microservices
5 7 (30.43%) Progressive Web App
6 6 (26.09%) DNN
7 5 (21.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel

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 12 (52.17%) CMS
2 6 (26.09%) DNN
3 2 (8.70%) Documentum
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (17.39%) Acrobat
2 4 (17.39%) RoboHelp
2 4 (17.39%) Snagit
3 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
1 4 (17.39%) Publishing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Web Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Author
3 4 (17.39%) Content Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Author
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
4 3 (13.04%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (13.04%) HTML Developer
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Documentum Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) .NET
3 7 (30.43%) Backbone.js
3 7 (30.43%) CSS3
3 7 (30.43%) Ember.js
3 7 (30.43%) HTML5
3 7 (30.43%) jQuery
3 7 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) BDD
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
2 7 (30.43%) Microservices
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Progressive Web App
2 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
2 7 (30.43%) Web Application Development
2 7 (30.43%) Web Development
3 2 (8.70%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 2 (8.70%) Case Management
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Resource Allocation
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (8.70%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VirtualBox
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) Pega
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) hybris
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica