Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 160 128
Rank change year-on-year +40 -32 -16
Contract jobs citing Content Management 96 21 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.85% 0.43% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.52% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 11 42
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £360 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.88% +21.33%
10th Percentile £305 £321 £314
90th Percentile £640 £500 £582
England median daily rate £450 £425 £412
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.28% -3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.25 - £21.50
10th Percentile £10.13 - £20.75
90th Percentile £10.38 - £22.25
England median hourly rate £33.19 £29.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +14.43% +34.88% -2.27%

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 4,498 4,064 4,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.75% 83.88% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,780 2,626 2,939
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £241 £250
90th Percentile £575 £549 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 141 145
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.12 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.86% +47.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.98 £11.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.75 £41.47
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.23
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.61% +5.60%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -9 50 £529 - 2
Birmingham +21 23 £375 +3.45% 7
Warwickshire - 5 £238 -
Coventry - 3 £500 - 1
Staffordshire -9 2 £450 -
Solihull -1 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Content Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 59 (61.46%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (45.83%) CMS
3 42 (43.75%) Documentum
4 25 (26.04%) Enterprise Content Management
5 24 (25.00%) Java
6 23 (23.96%) HTML
7 22 (22.92%) Workflow
7 22 (22.92%) BDD
8 18 (18.75%) Oracle
8 18 (18.75%) Pega
9 17 (17.71%) Scrum
10 16 (16.67%) Selenium
10 16 (16.67%) Cucumber
10 16 (16.67%) DevOps
11 15 (15.63%) Customer Requirements
11 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
12 13 (13.54%) .NET
12 13 (13.54%) Business Analysis
12 13 (13.54%) Case Management
13 12 (12.50%) User Experience
13 12 (12.50%) User Stories
13 12 (12.50%) C#
13 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 11 (11.46%) Drupal
14 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
14 11 (11.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 11 (11.46%) Collaborative Working
15 10 (10.42%) Confluence
15 10 (10.42%) Kanban
15 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared

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 44 (45.83%) CMS
2 42 (43.75%) Documentum
3 11 (11.46%) Drupal
4 10 (10.42%) Confluence
5 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.21%) Umbraco
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.08%) Sitefinity
8 1 (1.04%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) MySQL
5 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 16 (16.67%) Selenium
2 10 (10.42%) JIRA
3 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.38%) Maven
4 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.21%) GitLab
6 5 (5.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (5.21%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (3.13%) Moq
8 3 (3.13%) NUnit
9 1 (1.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (7.29%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Publishing
3 4 (4.17%) Marketing
4 3 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 41 (42.71%) Developer
2 16 (16.67%) Agile Developer
2 16 (16.67%) Documentum Developer
3 13 (13.54%) Analyst
3 13 (13.54%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.33%) BPM Developer
4 8 (8.33%) CMS Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Designer
4 8 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Administrator
5 7 (7.29%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Automation Tester
5 7 (7.29%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.29%) Tester
6 6 (6.25%) Content Designer
6 6 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
6 6 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 6 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (5.21%) CMS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) HTML
2 13 (13.54%) .NET
3 10 (10.42%) Web Services
4 9 (9.38%) Middleware
5 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (8.33%) CSS
5 8 (8.33%) Oracle ADF
5 8 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (8.33%) WebCenter
6 6 (6.25%) REST
7 5 (5.21%) jQuery
7 5 (5.21%) JSP
7 5 (5.21%) SOAP
7 5 (5.21%) XML
7 5 (5.21%) XSD
8 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.17%) WDK
9 3 (3.13%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) User Experience
2 7 (7.29%) Graphic Design
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (61.46%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.04%) Enterprise Content Management
3 22 (22.92%) BDD
3 22 (22.92%) Workflow
4 17 (17.71%) Scrum
5 16 (16.67%) DevOps
6 15 (15.63%) Customer Requirements
7 13 (13.54%) Business Analysis
7 13 (13.54%) Case Management
8 12 (12.50%) User Stories
9 11 (11.46%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (11.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
10 10 (10.42%) Kanban
11 9 (9.38%) Data Management
11 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (9.38%) Functional Testing
11 9 (9.38%) MVC
11 9 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (9.38%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.00%) Java
2 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.50%) C#
4 9 (9.38%) SQL
5 2 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (1.04%) VB
6 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
1 4 (4.17%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) Oracle
1 18 (18.75%) Pega
2 9 (9.38%) Atlassian
3 8 (8.33%) OpenText
4 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.13%) EMC
6 2 (2.08%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe
7 1 (1.04%) Google