The table below looks at the statistics for Content Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Content Management over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management
Rank 116 122 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing Content Management 28 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 0.84% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.11% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 13
Average daily rate £310 £550 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +69.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £745 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £122.50 £11.00 £29.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1013.63% -62.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.02 £21.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% +13.57%
Content Management
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Content Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Content Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Content Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Content Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Content Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Content Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Content Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Content Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Content Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Content Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire -1 11 £300 +39.53% 3
Bristol -1 7 £363 +11.53% 2
Somerset -4 4 £225 -66.66%
Dorset - 2 £363 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 - 1
Content Management
England

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 47 (78.33%) CMS
2 20 (33.33%) User Experience
3 18 (30.00%) Finance
3 18 (30.00%) HTML
4 17 (28.33%) SOA
5 15 (25.00%) CSS
6 12 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (20.00%) Sitecore
7 11 (18.33%) Digital Content Management
8 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 10 (16.67%) .NET
8 10 (16.67%) Windows
8 10 (16.67%) CRM
9 9 (15.00%) ERP
9 9 (15.00%) Web Services
10 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 8 (13.33%) Oracle
10 8 (13.33%) Middleware
10 8 (13.33%) Migration
10 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.33%) Web Development
10 8 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
10 8 (13.33%) Business Transformation
11 7 (11.67%) jQuery
11 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (11.67%) TOGAF
11 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.67%) Scrum
12 6 (10.00%) ETL

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 47 (78.33%) CMS
2 12 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (10.00%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.00%) EPiServer CMS
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.67%) Drupal
6 1 (1.67%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
1 2 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) Intranet
2 2 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.67%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.33%) Big Data
3 2 (3.33%) GIS
3 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.33%) QGIS
4 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) Ingres
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.33%) Billing
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Content Editor
4 7 (11.67%) Digital Content Editor
4 7 (11.67%) Digital Editor
4 7 (11.67%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Content Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Digital Content Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Siebel Tester
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Information Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) User Experience Architect
8 2 (3.33%) IT Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) HTML
2 15 (25.00%) CSS
3 10 (16.67%) .NET
4 9 (15.00%) Web Services
5 8 (13.33%) Middleware
5 8 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (11.67%) jQuery
7 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (5.00%) CSS3
8 3 (5.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.00%) HTML5
8 3 (5.00%) WCF
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (3.33%) PostGIS
9 2 (3.33%) WebCenter
9 2 (3.33%) XHTML
10 1 (1.67%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) User Experience
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.33%) AS400
5 2 (3.33%) Copywriting
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Social Media
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) SOA
2 11 (18.33%) Digital Content Management
3 10 (16.67%) CRM
4 9 (15.00%) ERP
5 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.33%) Business Transformation
5 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 8 (13.33%) Migration
5 8 (13.33%) Web Development
6 7 (11.67%) Scrum
6 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.67%) TOGAF
7 6 (10.00%) Analytics
7 6 (10.00%) Defect Management
7 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.00%) ETL
7 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.00%) Test Management
8 4 (6.67%) OO
8 4 (6.67%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.00%) C#
2 6 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) Lua
5 1 (1.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) ISEB
2 3 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.33%) CISSP
3 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) ISO27002
1 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.00%) Siebel
4 5 (8.33%) Adobe
5 4 (6.67%) Informatica
6 3 (5.00%) EPiServer
6 3 (5.00%) IBM
7 2 (3.33%) VMware
8 1 (1.67%) Apple
8 1 (1.67%) Ektron
8 1 (1.67%) F5
8 1 (1.67%) Mitel
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) Sun