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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Editor
UK
Rank 572 596 573
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Content Editor 15 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.068% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.072% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 21
Median daily rate £250 £175 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £100 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £175 £225
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +17.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - £14.50

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 21 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +19 14 £238 +18.75% 2
London +3 6 £250 +117.39% 2
East Midlands +4 3 £225 -8.16%
South East +17 2 £263 +34.61%
City of London -1 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire -15 2 £225 -8.16%
Northampton - 2 £225 -
Surrey - 2 £263 -
West Midlands - 2 £263 -
East of England - 1 £110 -
South Wales - 1 £325 -
Wales - 1 £325 -
Nottingham - 1 £145 -
Watford - 1 £110 -
Woking - 1 £250 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £110 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £145 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £263 -
Cannock - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £325 -

Content Editor Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 28 (70.00%) CMS
2 19 (47.50%) Content Management
3 12 (30.00%) Copywriting
4 10 (25.00%) Marketing
4 10 (25.00%) Finance
4 10 (25.00%) HTML
5 9 (22.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (22.50%) Sitecore
6 8 (20.00%) Publishing
7 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
7 7 (17.50%) User Experience
8 5 (12.50%) Mobile First
8 5 (12.50%) CSS
8 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.00%) Multimedia
9 4 (10.00%) Migration
9 4 (10.00%) SEO
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.00%) Social Media
9 4 (10.00%) Service Design
9 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (10.00%) Infographics
10 3 (7.50%) Content Writing
10 3 (7.50%) Analytics
11 2 (5.00%) Fund Management
11 2 (5.00%) Blog
11 2 (5.00%) Email Marketing
11 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
11 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland

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 28 (70.00%) CMS
2 9 (22.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
1 10 (25.00%) Marketing
2 8 (20.00%) Publishing
3 4 (10.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (5.00%) Local Government
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) XSLT
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Copywriting
2 7 (17.50%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) Social Media
4 2 (5.00%) Blog
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Social Network
5 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Content Management
2 5 (12.50%) Mobile First
2 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.00%) Infographics
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
3 4 (10.00%) SEO
3 4 (10.00%) Service Design
4 3 (7.50%) Analytics
4 3 (7.50%) Content Writing
5 2 (5.00%) Campaign Management
5 2 (5.00%) CRM
5 2 (5.00%) Data Entry
5 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Email Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Fund Management
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) B2B
6 1 (2.50%) Web Analytics
6 1 (2.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.50%) PHP
1 1 (2.50%) Python
1 1 (2.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Sitecore
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.50%) Facebook
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter