The table below looks at the statistics for Content Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Content Management over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 49 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing Content Management 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.83% 2.57% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 3.87% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£563 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -35.00%
Content Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
430 181 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.21% 66.54% 75.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 79 169
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 10
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £101.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Content Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Content Management across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Content Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Content Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Content Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Content Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Content Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Content Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Content Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -22 2 £563 +112.26%
Content Management
East of England

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Content Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Content Management.

1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) WebTrends
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) VLE
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Moodle
2 2 (28.57%) Social Media
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 1 (14.29%) Retail

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Content Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Content Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Moodle
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) WebTrends
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Web Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Digital Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) VLE
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore