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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 51 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Contract jobs citing Content Management 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.24% 1.47% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 1.99% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £313 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £19.15 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +36.78%
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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
340 201 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.32% 73.90% 70.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 127 125
Average daily rate £450 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) WebTrends
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Internet

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Web Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Digital Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore