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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Editor
Rank 588 548 556
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Content Editor 43 64 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.12% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 21
Average daily rate
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£250 £200 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £144 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £293 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £200 £118
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +70.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 £20.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £20.38 -
% change year-on-year
-43.55% -

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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
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 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 25 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 31 August 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 -53 37 £250 +25.00%
South East -33 15 £250 +25.00%
London -7 14 £135 -37.78%
Berkshire +3 10 £315 -4.54%
East of England +11 6 £338 +35.00%
City of London -1 6 £163 -13.33%
Essex - 5 £350 -
Scotland -8 4 £208 +17.89%
Bracknell -8 3 £140 -20.00%
Glasgow +1 2 £165 -6.25%
Newport -1 2 - -
Wales -8 2 - -
South West -9 2 £200 +5.26%
South Wales -10 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £200 -
Edinburgh - 2 £250 -
Chelmsford - 2 £338 -
Worthing - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £250 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £150 -40.00%
East Sussex -3 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £150 -
Harlow - 1 £325 -

Content Editor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 43 (62.32%) Content Management
2 28 (40.58%) CMS
3 24 (34.78%) User Experience
4 21 (30.43%) HTML
5 16 (23.19%) Marketing
6 14 (20.29%) SEO
6 14 (20.29%) Finance
6 14 (20.29%) Analytics
7 13 (18.84%) Publishing
8 12 (17.39%) Adobe
8 12 (17.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
10 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
10 10 (14.49%) Migration
11 9 (13.04%) Intranet
11 9 (13.04%) CSS
11 9 (13.04%) Google
11 9 (13.04%) Google Analytics
12 8 (11.59%) Copywriting
12 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (11.59%) Social Media
13 7 (10.14%) WordPress
13 7 (10.14%) Photoshop
14 6 (8.70%) Oracle
14 6 (8.70%) ATG
14 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
14 6 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
15 5 (7.25%) Legal
15 5 (7.25%) Internet

Content Editor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (40.58%) CMS
2 12 (17.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.14%) WordPress
5 6 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (7.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.90%) TYPO3
7 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.45%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.45%) Drupal
8 1 (1.45%) Moodle
8 1 (1.45%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.35%) MS Office
4 2 (2.90%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) Intranet
2 5 (7.25%) Internet
General
1 16 (23.19%) Marketing
2 14 (20.29%) Finance
3 13 (18.84%) Publishing
4 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 5 (7.25%) Legal
6 3 (4.35%) Banking
6 3 (4.35%) Retail
6 3 (4.35%) French Language
6 3 (4.35%) German Language
7 2 (2.90%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.90%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.90%) Automotive
8 1 (1.45%) Law
8 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.45%) Local Government
8 1 (1.45%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) HTML
2 9 (13.04%) CSS
3 2 (2.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) User Experience
2 8 (11.59%) Copywriting
2 8 (11.59%) Social Media
3 3 (4.35%) Blog
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) BBC
5 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Content Management
2 14 (20.29%) SEO
2 14 (20.29%) Analytics
3 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
4 10 (14.49%) Migration
5 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.25%) Project Management
6 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.25%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.80%) Web Design
8 3 (4.35%) Pay per click
8 3 (4.35%) Time Management
9 2 (2.90%) Digital Content Management
9 2 (2.90%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (2.90%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (2.90%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.90%) Multivariate Testing
9 2 (2.90%) Web Analytics
10 1 (1.45%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Adobe
2 9 (13.04%) Google
3 6 (8.70%) ATG
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle
4 5 (7.25%) Sitecore
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.45%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.45%) Vignette
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) OpenText