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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Editor
Rank 532 551 566
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Content Editor 63 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.051% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.055% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 25
Average daily rate
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£200 £170 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £100 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £405 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £118 £225
% change year-on-year
+70.21% -47.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.38 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -
UK excluding London average 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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 August 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 22 August 2014.

Content Editor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Content Editor
Top 16 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 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 59 £200 +5.96% 9
London +24 24 £221 -11.60% 3
South East - 18 £200 - 1
South West -34 7 £190 +90.00%
North West - 5 £128 - 2
Berkshire - 5 £330 - 1
City of London +31 4 £188 -28.57% 1
Manchester - 4 £105 - 1
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
Bath - - - -
Harrow - - - -

Content Editor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (42.53%) Content Management
2 32 (36.78%) Publishing
3 30 (34.48%) HTML
4 29 (33.33%) CMS
5 17 (19.54%) Social Media
6 16 (18.39%) Finance
7 14 (16.09%) CSS
7 14 (16.09%) Copywriting
8 13 (14.94%) SEO
9 12 (13.79%) Analytics
10 11 (12.64%) Legal
10 11 (12.64%) Marketing
10 11 (12.64%) Intranet
11 10 (11.49%) XQuery
11 10 (11.49%) XML
11 10 (11.49%) XSLT
11 10 (11.49%) Photoshop
11 10 (11.49%) Python
11 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.49%) Migration
12 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
13 8 (9.20%) Google
13 8 (9.20%) Google Analytics
13 8 (9.20%) Degree
14 7 (8.05%) Drupal
14 7 (8.05%) WordPress
14 7 (8.05%) Internet
15 6 (6.90%) Blog
16 5 (5.75%) Benchmarking
16 5 (5.75%) TeamSite

Content Editor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (33.33%) CMS
2 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.05%) Drupal
3 7 (8.05%) WordPress
4 5 (5.75%) TeamSite
5 3 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.45%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.15%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.15%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.15%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Intranet
2 7 (8.05%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) FTP
4 1 (1.15%) Broadband
4 1 (1.15%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
General
1 32 (36.78%) Publishing
2 16 (18.39%) Finance
3 11 (12.64%) Legal
3 11 (12.64%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Law
5 2 (2.30%) German Language
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) HTML
2 14 (16.09%) CSS
3 10 (11.49%) XML
3 10 (11.49%) XSLT
4 2 (2.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Social Media
2 14 (16.09%) Copywriting
3 6 (6.90%) Blog
4 4 (4.60%) Statistics
5 3 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.30%) BBC
6 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.15%) Open Source
7 1 (1.15%) Wiki
7 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.15%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.15%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.15%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) Content Management
2 13 (14.94%) SEO
3 12 (13.79%) Analytics
4 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
4 10 (11.49%) Migration
5 5 (5.75%) Benchmarking
6 4 (4.60%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (4.60%) Web Development
6 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.45%) Workflow
8 2 (2.30%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.30%) Project Management
8 2 (2.30%) B2B
8 2 (2.30%) B2C
8 2 (2.30%) Web Design
8 2 (2.30%) Online Marketing
9 1 (1.15%) Web Marketing
9 1 (1.15%) Customer Insight
9 1 (1.15%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) XQuery
1 10 (11.49%) Python
2 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Google
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) Adobe
4 3 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.15%) FatWire
5 1 (1.15%) Omniture
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Rate: £100 to £200 per day
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
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Rate: £175.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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