The table below looks at the statistics for the Content Editor role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 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 Editor
Rank 566 546 528
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Content Editor 29 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.070% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.075% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 11
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£181 £229 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.97% +34.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £226
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £225 £171
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +31.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 11
Average hourly rate £15.75 £9.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.30 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £9.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+61.11% -48.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Content Editor
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Content Editor Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Content Editor
Daily Rate Trend

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

Content Editor Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Content Editor
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Content Editor within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Content Editor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Content Editor
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Content Editor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Content Editor
Top 11 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
England -33 28 £188 -16.66% 1
London +13 10 £144 -37.32%
South East -12 10 £255 - 1
Berkshire - 7 £270 - 1
City of London +7 1 £125 -52.38%
East Midlands - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
East of England - - - -

Content Editor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 44 (42.72%) Content Management
2 43 (41.75%) HTML
3 41 (39.81%) Publishing
4 39 (37.86%) CMS
5 20 (19.42%) Legal
5 20 (19.42%) Social Media
5 20 (19.42%) User Experience
6 18 (17.48%) Finance
6 18 (17.48%) SEO
6 18 (17.48%) CSS
7 14 (13.59%) Copywriting
8 13 (12.62%) E-Commerce
9 12 (11.65%) Migration
10 11 (10.68%) Marketing
11 10 (9.71%) WordPress
11 10 (9.71%) XML
11 10 (9.71%) XSLT
12 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
12 9 (8.74%) Python
12 9 (8.74%) XQuery
12 9 (8.74%) Intranet
12 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (8.74%) Analytics
13 8 (7.77%) Web Application Development
13 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (7.77%) Management Information System
13 8 (7.77%) Internet
14 7 (6.80%) Blog
14 7 (6.80%) Drupal
15 6 (5.83%) Degree

Content Editor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 39 (37.86%) CMS
2 10 (9.71%) WordPress
3 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.80%) Drupal
5 6 (5.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (4.85%) TeamSite
7 4 (3.88%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.94%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.97%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.97%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.97%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) Intranet
2 8 (7.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) JUnit
1 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (39.81%) Publishing
2 20 (19.42%) Legal
3 18 (17.48%) Finance
4 11 (10.68%) Marketing
5 5 (4.85%) Law
6 3 (2.91%) Retail
6 3 (2.91%) German Language
6 3 (2.91%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.94%) Banking
8 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.97%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (41.75%) HTML
2 18 (17.48%) CSS
3 10 (9.71%) XML
3 10 (9.71%) XSLT
4 5 (4.85%) jQuery
5 2 (1.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Social Media
1 20 (19.42%) User Experience
2 14 (13.59%) Copywriting
3 8 (7.77%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.80%) Blog
5 4 (3.88%) Taxonomies
5 4 (3.88%) Statistics
6 2 (1.94%) Wiki
6 2 (1.94%) BBC
6 2 (1.94%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.97%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.97%) Open Source
7 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.72%) Content Management
2 18 (17.48%) SEO
3 13 (12.62%) E-Commerce
4 12 (11.65%) Migration
5 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.74%) Analytics
6 8 (7.77%) Web Application Development
6 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (5.83%) Web Usability
8 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.85%) Benchmarking
9 4 (3.88%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (3.88%) B2C
10 3 (2.91%) Web Design
10 3 (2.91%) B2B
10 3 (2.91%) Online Marketing
11 2 (1.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (1.94%) Project Management
12 1 (0.97%) Information Management
12 1 (0.97%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) Python
1 9 (8.74%) XQuery
2 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.97%) PHP
3 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (5.83%) Sitecore
1 6 (5.83%) Google
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.94%) Adobe
4 1 (0.97%) ATG
4 1 (0.97%) FatWire
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle
4 1 (0.97%) Twitter
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago