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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Editor
Rank 568 553 517
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Content Editor 26 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.046% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.050% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 32
Average daily rate
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£226 £225 £236
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £133 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £330 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £225 £175
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -

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
49496 48382 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.51% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30854 29920 24330
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £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 1937 1986 2076
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 2015.

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 13 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 2 June 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
England -17 18 £200 -11.11% 7
London +5 11 £158 -18.70% 1
Glasgow - 8 £245 - 1
Scotland - 8 £245 - 1
South East -11 5 £315 +186.36% 1
City of London +13 4 £275 +10.00% 1
Berkshire 0 2 £315 +142.30% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
North East - 1 £200 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £228 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 4

Content Editor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 35 (62.50%) Content Management
2 28 (50.00%) CMS
3 17 (30.36%) HTML
4 15 (26.79%) Adobe
4 15 (26.79%) Publishing
5 13 (23.21%) Marketing
6 11 (19.64%) SEO
6 11 (19.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (19.64%) User Experience
7 10 (17.86%) Analytics
7 10 (17.86%) Intranet
7 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
8 9 (16.07%) CSS
9 8 (14.29%) Migration
9 8 (14.29%) Social Media
10 7 (12.50%) Google Analytics
10 7 (12.50%) Degree
10 7 (12.50%) Google
11 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.71%) Photoshop
11 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.71%) WordPress
12 4 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (7.14%) Sitecore
12 4 (7.14%) Time Management
12 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 4 (7.14%) Legal
12 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
13 3 (5.36%) SAP
13 3 (5.36%) XML

Content Editor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 28 (50.00%) CMS
2 11 (19.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.71%) WordPress
5 4 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.79%) Drupal
6 1 (1.79%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.79%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Photoshop
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (26.79%) Publishing
2 13 (23.21%) Marketing
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (3.57%) Dutch Language
5 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.57%) Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Finance
6 1 (1.79%) Law
6 1 (1.79%) Local Government
6 1 (1.79%) German Language
6 1 (1.79%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.79%) Czech Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) HTML
2 9 (16.07%) CSS
3 3 (5.36%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) User Experience
2 8 (14.29%) Social Media
3 3 (5.36%) Copywriting
3 3 (5.36%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.79%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.79%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Content Management
2 11 (19.64%) SEO
3 10 (17.86%) Analytics
4 8 (14.29%) Migration
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.14%) Time Management
6 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.36%) Web Analytics
7 3 (5.36%) Pay per click
7 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Web Usability
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (3.57%) Web Design
8 2 (3.57%) Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.79%) Digital Content Management
9 1 (1.79%) Content Analysis
9 1 (1.79%) Information Architecture
9 1 (1.79%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
1 3 (5.36%) PHP
2 1 (1.79%) XQuery
2 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Adobe
2 7 (12.50%) Google
3 4 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) SAP
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) ATG
6 1 (1.79%) OpenText
6 1 (1.79%) Vignette
6 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
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