The first table below looks at the demand for Content Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Content Management over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 181 189 190
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Content Management 621 549 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.07% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.47% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 294 305
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 24
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £33.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40487 37295 40755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.10% 72.93% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25009 22626 23492
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1056 1466
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -

Content Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Content Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Content Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Content Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Content Management within the UK.

Content Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Content Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Content Management within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Content Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Content Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Content Management within the UK.

Content Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Content Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Content Management within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Content Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Content Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Management within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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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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 +37 578 £375 +5.63% 169
London +35 350 £408 +5.16% 79
South East +31 95 £325 +14.03% 36
City of London +43 78 £450 +24.13% 21
West Midlands +4 34 £280 -17.64% 6
Berkshire +7 33 £300 +36.36% 8
East of England -24 30 £400 +42.22% 9
South West -25 28 £250 +60.77% 12
Scotland -49 25 £359 +2.86% 5
Surrey +11 17 £375 - 5
North West -18 17 £275 -15.38% 7
Essex +5 16 £438 +12.90%
Buckinghamshire +8 15 £323 -41.36% 2
Edinburgh -36 14 £399 +13.92% 1
Bracknell - 14 £250 - 1
Canary Wharf +31 13 £294 -23.70%
Wiltshire +7 13 £300 -25.18% 4
Manchester -9 12 £375 +4.89% 6
West Yorkshire +4 11 £213 -29.28% 8
Yorkshire -1 11 £213 -29.28% 12
Warwickshire +4 10 £306 +337.50%
Reading +2 9 £375 +30.43% 1
Hampshire -12 9 £464 +9.26% 9
Bristol -23 9 £225 +71.75% 6
North East - 9 £415 - 2
Milton Keynes +6 8 £380 -30.90% 1
Birmingham +5 8 £280 -25.33% 2
Swindon +2 8 £373 -7.10% 1
Leeds 0 8 £175 -41.66% 7
Cambridgeshire -19 7 £375 - 2

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Content Management also 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 that cited Content Management.

1 521 (40.64%) CMS
2 508 (39.63%) HTML
3 353 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 332 (25.90%) CSS
5 294 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
6 249 (19.42%) Web Services
7 246 (19.19%) .NET
8 241 (18.80%) XML
9 239 (18.64%) Java
10 224 (17.47%) Scrum
11 220 (17.16%) Finance
12 196 (15.29%) jQuery
13 174 (13.57%) E-Commerce
14 172 (13.42%) Web Development
15 166 (12.95%) HTML5
15 166 (12.95%) C#
16 163 (12.71%) Project Management
17 155 (12.09%) Marketing
18 153 (11.93%) SQL Server
19 150 (11.70%) TDD
20 149 (11.62%) Oracle
21 137 (10.69%) SQL
22 135 (10.53%) Microsoft
23 133 (10.37%) SharePoint
24 129 (10.06%) SOAP
25 127 (9.91%) Degree
26 124 (9.67%) J2EE
27 122 (9.52%) Retail
28 121 (9.44%) Social Media
29 119 (9.28%) ASP.NET

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Content Management also 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 that cited Content Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 521 (40.64%) CMS
2 133 (10.37%) SharePoint
3 73 (5.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 67 (5.23%) Drupal
4 67 (5.23%) WebLogic
5 56 (4.37%) Adobe CQ
6 48 (3.74%) Umbraco
7 46 (3.59%) IIS
8 44 (3.43%) WebSphere
9 43 (3.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 36 (2.81%) Apache
10 36 (2.81%) WordPress
11 32 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 30 (2.34%) Tomcat
13 21 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
14 19 (1.48%) Documentum
15 18 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
15 18 (1.40%) Node.js
16 17 (1.33%) MQSeries
17 16 (1.25%) FileNet
Applications
1 87 (6.79%) Photoshop
2 80 (6.24%) MS Excel
3 57 (4.45%) MS Office
4 33 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (2.50%) MS Project
6 28 (2.18%) MS Visio
7 21 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.70%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.31%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.31%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.078%) Mingle
12 1 (0.078%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.078%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 24 (1.87%) Tridion
2 23 (1.79%) SAP SRM
2 23 (1.79%) Google Analytics
3 12 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.94%) Magento
4 11 (0.86%) Documaker
4 11 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.70%) SiteCatalyst
6 8 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.55%) Oracle FAH
8 6 (0.47%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.47%) Cordys
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.16%) Workday HCM
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.25%) SaaS
3 8 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.23%) GitHub
5 3 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.16%) Office 365
6 2 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.078%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.078%) Heroku
7 1 (0.078%) Joyent
7 1 (0.078%) Responsys
7 1 (0.078%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 113 (8.81%) Internet
2 107 (8.35%) Intranet
3 20 (1.56%) HTTP
4 16 (1.25%) Firewall
5 14 (1.09%) SSL
6 13 (1.01%) Extranet
7 12 (0.94%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.55%) FTP
9 6 (0.47%) LDAP
10 5 (0.39%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.31%) DMZ
11 4 (0.31%) DNS
11 4 (0.31%) SMS
12 3 (0.23%) Network Security
12 3 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.16%) RTCP
13 2 (0.16%) RTP
13 2 (0.16%) MPLS
13 2 (0.16%) OSPF
13 2 (0.16%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 60 (4.68%) MySQL
3 50 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.12%) RDBMS
5 32 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 31 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (1.72%) SAP BW
9 20 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 17 (1.33%) MongoDB
11 17 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 14 (1.09%) NoSQL
14 13 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (1.01%) DB2
15 11 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
16 8 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 111 (8.66%) Subversion
2 80 (6.24%) Ant
3 79 (6.16%) Visual Studio
4 66 (5.15%) Git (software)
5 63 (4.91%) Maven
6 40 (3.12%) Eclipse
7 37 (2.89%) JUnit
8 32 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (2.26%) JIRA
10 23 (1.79%) Cucumber
11 22 (1.72%) Jenkins
12 21 (1.64%) Selenium
13 20 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
14 19 (1.48%) Log4j
15 16 (1.25%) SpecFlow
16 15 (1.17%) NUnit
17 13 (1.01%) Hudson
18 11 (0.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
19 10 (0.78%) CruiseControl
20 9 (0.70%) MSTest
General
1 220 (17.16%) Finance
2 155 (12.09%) Marketing
3 122 (9.52%) Retail
4 116 (9.05%) Publishing
5 80 (6.24%) Banking
6 64 (4.99%) Legal
7 48 (3.74%) Manufacturing
8 32 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 22 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.64%) Advertising
11 17 (1.33%) Billing
12 13 (1.01%) Retail Banking
12 13 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.01%) Games
13 10 (0.78%) Automotive
13 10 (0.78%) French Language
14 9 (0.70%) German Language
14 9 (0.70%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.62%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.62%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 474 (36.97%) Developer
2 200 (15.60%) Analyst
3 126 (9.83%) Business Analyst
4 99 (7.72%) Web Developer
5 84 (6.55%) Architect
6 81 (6.32%) Project Manager
7 72 (5.62%) Consultant
8 62 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
9 60 (4.68%) Java Developer
10 56 (4.37%) .NET Developer
11 39 (3.04%) Designer
11 39 (3.04%) Agile Business Analyst
12 37 (2.89%) Content Editor
13 32 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
14 30 (2.34%) SharePoint Developer
15 29 (2.26%) Content Manager
16 24 (1.87%) Senior Developer
16 24 (1.87%) Senior Analyst
16 24 (1.87%) Web Editor
17 23 (1.79%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (39.63%) HTML
2 332 (25.90%) CSS
3 249 (19.42%) Web Services
4 246 (19.19%) .NET
5 241 (18.80%) XML
6 196 (15.29%) jQuery
7 166 (12.95%) HTML5
8 129 (10.06%) SOAP
9 124 (9.67%) J2EE
10 119 (9.28%) ASP.NET
11 103 (8.03%) CSS3
12 97 (7.57%) Ajax
13 95 (7.41%) JSP
14 85 (6.63%) XHTML
15 83 (6.47%) XSLT
16 82 (6.40%) RESTful
17 80 (6.24%) REST
18 63 (4.91%) JMS
19 52 (4.06%) .NET Framework
19 52 (4.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 121 (9.44%) Social Media
2 75 (5.85%) Management Information System
3 57 (4.45%) Open Source
4 55 (4.29%) iPad
5 46 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 42 (3.28%) Copywriting
7 24 (1.87%) W3C
7 24 (1.87%) Web 2.0
8 21 (1.64%) Taxonomies
9 16 (1.25%) Digital Media
9 16 (1.25%) Graphic Design
9 16 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.17%) Blackberry
11 14 (1.09%) iPhone
12 13 (1.01%) Computer Science
13 12 (0.94%) N-Tier
14 11 (0.86%) Statistics
14 11 (0.86%) E-Learning
15 10 (0.78%) AS400
15 10 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 99 (7.72%) Linux
2 82 (6.40%) Windows
3 47 (3.67%) UNIX
4 26 (2.03%) Android
5 24 (1.87%) Solaris
6 19 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.33%) HPUX
8 15 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.23%) CentOS
12 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.23%) AIX
13 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.078%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (17.47%) Scrum
3 174 (13.57%) E-Commerce
4 172 (13.42%) Web Development
5 163 (12.71%) Project Management
6 150 (11.70%) TDD
7 116 (9.05%) SEO
8 115 (8.97%) UML
9 107 (8.35%) Workflow
10 102 (7.96%) OO
11 93 (7.25%) MVC
12 92 (7.18%) Analytics
13 90 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 88 (6.86%) Migration
15 87 (6.79%) SOA
16 80 (6.24%) CRM
17 77 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
18 76 (5.93%) User Stories
19 69 (5.38%) BDD
20 63 (4.91%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 353 (27.54%) JavaScript
2 239 (18.64%) Java
3 166 (12.95%) C#
4 137 (10.69%) SQL
5 78 (6.08%) PHP
6 43 (3.35%) Groovy
7 41 (3.20%) Python
8 23 (1.79%) Perl
9 22 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 21 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 20 (1.56%) XPath
12 15 (1.17%) Ruby
13 13 (1.01%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 13 (1.01%) Jython
14 12 (0.94%) XQuery
14 12 (0.94%) Scala
15 10 (0.78%) VBA
16 9 (0.70%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.62%) C
18 6 (0.47%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 127 (9.91%) Degree
2 30 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.03%) ISEB
4 19 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.70%) PMP
6 9 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.47%) CCA
8 6 (0.47%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.23%) GISP
11 3 (0.23%) MBA
11 3 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.23%) CISSP
11 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.16%) CCSP
12 2 (0.16%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.32%) QA
2 14 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 13 (1.01%) SLA
4 11 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.47%) WAI
7 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.16%) WCAG
10 1 (0.078%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.23%) Varnish
6 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.078%) XenApp
6 1 (0.078%) XenServer
6 1 (0.078%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.078%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.078%) vSphere
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.078%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.078%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 22 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (1.25%) Puppet
3 12 (0.94%) Capistrano
4 11 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (0.78%) Nagios
6 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.16%) OpenView
7 2 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.16%) SCCM
8 1 (0.078%) SCOM
8 1 (0.078%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.078%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 149 (11.62%) Oracle
2 135 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 95 (7.41%) Adobe
4 83 (6.47%) Sitecore
5 57 (4.45%) JBoss
5 57 (4.45%) ATG
6 45 (3.51%) Endeca
7 43 (3.35%) FatWire
8 42 (3.28%) IBM
9 40 (3.12%) Perforce
10 35 (2.73%) Google
11 32 (2.50%) SAP
11 32 (2.50%) EPiServer
12 27 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
13 26 (2.03%) Open Text
14 25 (1.95%) Interwoven
15 20 (1.56%) RedDot
16 19 (1.48%) Twitter
16 19 (1.48%) Ektron
17 18 (1.40%) ServiceNow
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £375 - 400 per day + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Gradcore Ltd
Rate: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £295 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £16.11 - £21.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £235 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day excellent rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago