The table below looks at the statistics for the Content Editor role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Content Editor in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Editor
Rank 561 534 495
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Content Editor 18 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.057% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.062% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 32
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£158 £188 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £129 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £310 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £226 £206 £175
% change year-on-year
+9.69% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +104.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 - £10.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46747 45310 39113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.35% 92.48% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29016 28316 22943
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1851 2012
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Content Editor
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Content Editor in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Content Editor Jobs Demand Trend in England

Content Editor
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Content Editor Daily Rate Trend in England

Content Editor
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Content Editor across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Content Editor Daily Rate Histogram in England

Content Editor
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Content Editor Hourly Rate Trend in England

Content Editor
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Editor within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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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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
London -11 12 £150 -14.28%
South East -11 4 £228 +37.87%
East of England - 1 - -
North East - 1 £200 -
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Content Editor
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Content Editor in their job title 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 with Content Editor in their job title.

1 27 (51.92%) Content Management
2 20 (38.46%) Publishing
3 19 (36.54%) CMS
4 17 (32.69%) HTML
5 11 (21.15%) CSS
5 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
5 11 (21.15%) Intranet
6 10 (19.23%) Marketing
7 9 (17.31%) Migration
8 7 (13.46%) SEO
9 6 (11.54%) Photoshop
9 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
9 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.54%) Legal
9 6 (11.54%) WordPress
10 5 (9.62%) User Experience
10 5 (9.62%) Analytics
10 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.62%) Degree
10 5 (9.62%) Adobe
11 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.69%) XML
11 4 (7.69%) Social Media
11 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (7.69%) Sitecore
12 3 (5.77%) Digital Media
12 3 (5.77%) jQuery
12 3 (5.77%) Copywriting
12 3 (5.77%) PHP

Content Editor
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Content Editor in their job title 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 with Content Editor in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (36.54%) CMS
2 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.54%) WordPress
4 4 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.92%) Drupal
6 1 (1.92%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.92%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Photoshop
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) Intranet
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 20 (38.46%) Publishing
2 10 (19.23%) Marketing
3 6 (11.54%) Legal
4 3 (5.77%) Finance
5 2 (3.85%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (3.85%) Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.85%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.85%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.92%) German Language
6 1 (1.92%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.92%) Local Government
6 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Czech Language
6 1 (1.92%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) HTML
2 11 (21.15%) CSS
3 4 (7.69%) XML
4 3 (5.77%) jQuery
5 2 (3.85%) XSLT
5 2 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Social Media
3 3 (5.77%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.77%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.92%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.92%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Content Management
2 9 (17.31%) Migration
3 7 (13.46%) SEO
4 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.62%) Analytics
5 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.85%) Web Analytics
7 2 (3.85%) Pay per click
7 2 (3.85%) Web Usability
7 2 (3.85%) Content Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Digital Content Management
8 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.92%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (1.92%) Web Application Development
8 1 (1.92%) Time Management
8 1 (1.92%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.92%) B2C
8 1 (1.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.77%) PHP
3 2 (3.85%) Python
3 2 (3.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Adobe
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.92%) Vignette
5 1 (1.92%) OpenText