The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Content Editor featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Editor
Rank 614 613 555
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Content Editor 36 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.056% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.059% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 35
Median daily rate £270 £260 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £150 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £259
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £315 £200
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +57.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.38

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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Content Editor
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Content Editor in the job title.

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 26 July 2016.

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 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Editor within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 31 £225 -18.18%
London -3 14 £238 +49.60%
South West - 6 £175 -
Scotland -1 5 £275 +32.53%
Stirling - 4 £288 -
City of London +45 3 £338 +22.72%
Manchester - 3 £275 -
Bristol - 3 £150 -
Dorset - 3 £200 -
North West - 3 £275 -
West Midlands - 3 £225 -
South East +10 2 £300 -4.76%
Berkshire -3 2 £300 -4.76%
Leeds - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Stockport - 2 £273 -
Reading - 2 £300 -
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Birmingham - 2 £225 -
East of England +13 1 £145 -57.03%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £225 -
Telford - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £145 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £115 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £145 -

Content Editor Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Content Editor contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Content Editor in the job title.

1 47 (67.14%) CMS
2 35 (50.00%) Content Management
3 22 (31.43%) User Experience
4 21 (30.00%) Marketing
5 20 (28.57%) HTML
6 17 (24.29%) SEO
6 17 (24.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (24.29%) Sitecore
7 16 (22.86%) Finance
8 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (17.14%) Copywriting
9 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.29%) Publishing
11 8 (11.43%) Service Design
11 8 (11.43%) Infographics
11 8 (11.43%) Analytics
11 8 (11.43%) Social Media
12 7 (10.00%) Google
12 7 (10.00%) Google Analytics
13 6 (8.57%) Internet
13 6 (8.57%) CSS
13 6 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (7.14%) Web Application Development
14 5 (7.14%) Photoshop
14 5 (7.14%) Migration
14 5 (7.14%) Legal
14 5 (7.14%) Drupal
14 5 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
14 5 (7.14%) Umbraco
14 5 (7.14%) Multimedia

Content Editor Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (67.14%) CMS
2 17 (24.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (7.14%) Drupal
4 5 (7.14%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.43%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (30.00%) Marketing
2 16 (22.86%) Finance
3 10 (14.29%) Publishing
4 5 (7.14%) Legal
4 5 (7.14%) Multimedia
5 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Automotive
6 1 (1.43%) Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (8.57%) CSS
3 2 (2.86%) jQuery
4 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) User Experience
2 12 (17.14%) Copywriting
3 8 (11.43%) Social Media
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) Pricing Data
5 1 (1.43%) Social Network
5 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Content Management
2 17 (24.29%) SEO
3 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.43%) Analytics
5 8 (11.43%) Infographics
5 8 (11.43%) Service Design
6 5 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (7.14%) Migration
6 5 (7.14%) Web Application Development
7 4 (5.71%) Web Development
8 3 (4.29%) Digital Content Management
8 3 (4.29%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (4.29%) Web Design
8 3 (4.29%) Workflow
9 2 (2.86%) CRM
9 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.43%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Sitecore
2 7 (10.00%) Google
3 3 (4.29%) Adobe
4 2 (2.86%) hybris
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.43%) Omniture
5 1 (1.43%) OpenText