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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Editor
Rank 555 539 550
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Content Editor 42 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.063% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.067% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 7
Average daily rate
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£175 £188 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £153 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £226
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £200 £226
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £77.25 £9.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+758.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.45 £13.20 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%

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
51721 47458 47769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.64% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32625 28720 26837
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2093 2063 2513
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 20 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Content Editor within the UK over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Content Editor Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 November 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 -11 39 £181 +3.57% 6
London +9 20 £150 -11.76%
South East -19 6 £258 -21.96% 5
City of London +16 4 £113 -57.14%
East of England - 1 £250 -
East Midlands - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -

Content Editor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 42 (41.18%) Publishing
2 41 (40.20%) Content Management
2 41 (40.20%) HTML
3 39 (38.24%) CMS
4 21 (20.59%) Social Media
4 21 (20.59%) User Experience
5 20 (19.61%) Legal
6 19 (18.63%) SEO
7 16 (15.69%) Finance
8 14 (13.73%) CSS
9 13 (12.75%) Copywriting
10 12 (11.76%) XML
10 12 (11.76%) XSLT
10 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 11 (10.78%) Python
11 11 (10.78%) XQuery
12 10 (9.80%) Migration
12 10 (9.80%) Marketing
13 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
14 8 (7.84%) Intranet
14 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
14 8 (7.84%) WordPress
14 8 (7.84%) Blog
14 8 (7.84%) Analytics
14 8 (7.84%) Web Application Development
15 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 7 (6.86%) Drupal
15 7 (6.86%) Internet
16 6 (5.88%) Google

Content Editor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (38.24%) CMS
2 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.84%) WordPress
3 7 (6.86%) Drupal
4 6 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (4.90%) TeamSite
6 4 (3.92%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.96%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
2 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.98%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) Intranet
2 7 (6.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) JUnit
1 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (41.18%) Publishing
2 20 (19.61%) Legal
3 16 (15.69%) Finance
4 10 (9.80%) Marketing
5 5 (4.90%) Law
6 3 (2.94%) Retail
7 2 (1.96%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.96%) German Language
7 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.96%) Banking
8 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.98%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (40.20%) HTML
2 14 (13.73%) CSS
3 12 (11.76%) XML
3 12 (11.76%) XSLT
4 3 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Social Media
1 21 (20.59%) User Experience
2 13 (12.75%) Copywriting
3 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.84%) Blog
4 5 (4.90%) Statistics
5 4 (3.92%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.96%) Wiki
6 2 (1.96%) BBC
6 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Open Source
7 1 (0.98%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) Content Management
2 19 (18.63%) SEO
3 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 10 (9.80%) Migration
5 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.84%) Web Application Development
6 8 (7.84%) Analytics
7 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (5.88%) Web Usability
9 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.90%) Benchmarking
10 4 (3.92%) B2C
10 4 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (2.94%) Online Marketing
11 3 (2.94%) Web Design
11 3 (2.94%) B2B
12 2 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1 (0.98%) Data Entry
13 1 (0.98%) Web Marketing
13 1 (0.98%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.78%) Python
1 11 (10.78%) XQuery
2 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (5.88%) Google
1 6 (5.88%) Sitecore
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (0.98%) ATG
4 1 (0.98%) FatWire
4 1 (0.98%) Omniture
4 1 (0.98%) Twitter
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle
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