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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Editor
Rank 572 545 563
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Content Editor 43 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.046% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.049% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 17
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£188 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £156 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £330 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £176 £200 £226
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £137.50 £12.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1045.83% -12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
- -34.54%

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
52098 48552 51706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.77% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32589 29303 29138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2082 2105 2549
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.78 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 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 22 October 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 -9 40 £189 +7.85% 4
London +30 21 £188 -6.09% 1
North West -7 6 £150 +57.89%
City of London +22 5 £188 -31.81%
Manchester -10 4 - -
South East -12 4 £330 - 1
East of England - 1 £250 - 1
Leicester - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1

Content Editor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 39 (41.49%) Publishing
2 37 (39.36%) HTML
3 36 (38.30%) CMS
4 35 (37.23%) Content Management
5 21 (22.34%) Social Media
6 19 (20.21%) User Experience
7 18 (19.15%) SEO
8 16 (17.02%) Legal
9 15 (15.96%) Finance
10 14 (14.89%) CSS
11 13 (13.83%) Copywriting
12 12 (12.77%) E-Commerce
13 11 (11.70%) XML
13 11 (11.70%) XSLT
13 11 (11.70%) Migration
14 10 (10.64%) Python
14 10 (10.64%) XQuery
15 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
15 9 (9.57%) Marketing
16 8 (8.51%) Blog
16 8 (8.51%) Web Application Development
16 8 (8.51%) Analytics
16 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (8.51%) Intranet
17 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
17 7 (7.45%) WordPress
17 7 (7.45%) Drupal
18 6 (6.38%) Google Analytics
18 6 (6.38%) Web Usability
18 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement

Content Editor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 36 (38.30%) CMS
2 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.45%) WordPress
3 7 (7.45%) Drupal
4 5 (5.32%) TeamSite
4 5 (5.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (4.26%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.13%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.06%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) Intranet
2 6 (6.38%) Internet
General
1 39 (41.49%) Publishing
2 16 (17.02%) Legal
3 15 (15.96%) Finance
4 9 (9.57%) Marketing
5 4 (4.26%) Law
6 3 (3.19%) Retail
7 2 (2.13%) German Language
7 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.06%) Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.06%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.36%) HTML
2 14 (14.89%) CSS
3 11 (11.70%) XML
3 11 (11.70%) XSLT
4 2 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Social Media
2 19 (20.21%) User Experience
3 13 (13.83%) Copywriting
4 8 (8.51%) Blog
5 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.26%) Statistics
7 3 (3.19%) BBC
7 3 (3.19%) Taxonomies
8 2 (2.13%) Wiki
8 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.06%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.06%) Video Editing
9 1 (1.06%) E-Learning
9 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.06%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) Content Management
2 18 (19.15%) SEO
3 12 (12.77%) E-Commerce
4 11 (11.70%) Migration
5 8 (8.51%) Web Application Development
5 8 (8.51%) Analytics
5 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.38%) Web Usability
6 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.32%) Benchmarking
8 4 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.19%) Workflow
9 3 (3.19%) Web Design
9 3 (3.19%) B2B
9 3 (3.19%) B2C
9 3 (3.19%) Online Marketing
10 1 (1.06%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.06%) Knowledge Management
10 1 (1.06%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) Python
1 10 (10.64%) XQuery
2 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Google
2 5 (5.32%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.06%) Omniture
4 1 (1.06%) ATG
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle
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