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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 171 196 203
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Contract jobs citing Content Management 618 543 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.07% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.46% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 289 288
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £171 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £37.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +66.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39338 37094 40713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.94% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24409 22472 23326
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1062 1420
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +23 574 £375 +1.35% 165
London +35 345 £400 - 82
South East +32 96 £325 - 28
City of London +43 82 £425 +17.24% 28
Berkshire +17 36 £313 +45.34% 6
West Midlands +9 32 £295 -13.61% 7
East of England -23 29 £368 +36.74% 10
Scotland -46 29 £350 -6.66% 7
South West -22 26 £288 +84.88% 8
Surrey +13 21 £390 - 5
West Yorkshire +12 19 £400 +33.22% 9
Yorkshire -1 19 £400 +33.22% 11
Essex +10 17 £419 +59.52% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 16 £348 -36.81% 1
Bracknell - 15 £300 - 1
Edinburgh -43 14 £399 -0.31% 3
North West -17 13 £275 -23.07% 10
Canary Wharf +26 11 £294 -23.70%
Reading +7 11 £313 +8.69% 1
North East - 10 £383 - 2
Milton Keynes +8 9 £380 -30.90% 1
Wiltshire -2 9 £373 -7.10% 2
Bristol -16 9 £225 +71.75% 4
Halifax - 9 £450 -
Warwickshire - 9 £298 -
Leeds +3 8 £175 -41.66% 5
Birmingham 0 8 £280 -25.33% 1
Manchester -11 8 £363 +1.39% 8
Tyne and Wear - 8 £420 - 2
Glasgow +4 7 £330 +41.72% 4

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 516 (40.31%) CMS
2 502 (39.22%) HTML
3 356 (27.81%) JavaScript
4 333 (26.02%) CSS
5 295 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
6 259 (20.23%) .NET
7 250 (19.53%) XML
8 249 (19.45%) Web Services
9 226 (17.66%) Java
9 226 (17.66%) Scrum
10 203 (15.86%) Finance
11 195 (15.23%) jQuery
12 180 (14.06%) Web Development
13 173 (13.52%) C#
14 165 (12.89%) HTML5
15 161 (12.58%) Project Management
16 160 (12.50%) E-Commerce
17 157 (12.27%) SQL Server
18 154 (12.03%) Marketing
19 149 (11.64%) TDD
20 147 (11.48%) SQL
20 147 (11.48%) SharePoint
21 138 (10.78%) Microsoft
22 137 (10.70%) Oracle
23 133 (10.39%) ASP.NET
24 128 (10.00%) Degree
25 122 (9.53%) Social Media
26 119 (9.30%) SOAP
26 119 (9.30%) UML
27 118 (9.22%) Retail

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 516 (40.31%) CMS
2 147 (11.48%) SharePoint
3 70 (5.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 63 (4.92%) Drupal
5 55 (4.30%) WebLogic
6 53 (4.14%) Adobe CQ
7 49 (3.83%) Umbraco
8 48 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 48 (3.75%) IIS
9 45 (3.52%) WebSphere
10 36 (2.81%) WordPress
11 34 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (2.50%) Apache
13 28 (2.19%) Tomcat
14 20 (1.56%) Node.js
14 20 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
14 20 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
15 16 (1.25%) Alfresco
15 16 (1.25%) MQSeries
16 15 (1.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 87 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 81 (6.33%) Photoshop
3 60 (4.69%) MS Office
4 32 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (2.27%) MS Project
6 28 (2.19%) MS Visio
7 19 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.70%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.31%) RoboHelp
11 4 (0.31%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.078%) XMetaL
12 1 (0.078%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (1.88%) Google Analytics
2 23 (1.80%) Tridion
2 23 (1.80%) SAP SRM
3 12 (0.94%) Magento
4 9 (0.70%) SiteCatalyst
5 8 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.63%) WebTrends
6 7 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.55%) Documaker
7 6 (0.47%) Cordys
7 6 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle FAH
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.25%) SaaS
3 8 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.23%) GitHub
5 3 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.16%) Office 365
7 1 (0.078%) Joyent
7 1 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.078%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.078%) Heroku
7 1 (0.078%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.078%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 110 (8.59%) Internet
2 109 (8.52%) Intranet
3 16 (1.25%) Firewall
4 15 (1.17%) HTTP
5 11 (0.86%) Extranet
6 8 (0.63%) SSL
6 8 (0.63%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.55%) FTP
8 6 (0.47%) LDAP
9 5 (0.39%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.39%) DNS
10 4 (0.31%) DMZ
10 4 (0.31%) SMS
11 3 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.23%) Network Security
12 2 (0.16%) FWSM
12 2 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.16%) RTCP
12 2 (0.16%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.91%) MySQL
3 48 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 36 (2.81%) RDBMS
5 31 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (2.42%) Oracle Database
6 22 (1.72%) SAP BW
7 19 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (1.41%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (1.02%) DB2
11 13 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (0.94%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 109 (8.52%) Subversion
2 75 (5.86%) Git (software)
2 75 (5.86%) Visual Studio
3 73 (5.70%) Ant
4 59 (4.61%) Maven
5 33 (2.58%) Eclipse
5 33 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (2.50%) JUnit
7 25 (1.95%) JIRA
8 22 (1.72%) Cucumber
9 21 (1.64%) Selenium
9 21 (1.64%) Jenkins
10 20 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
11 18 (1.41%) SpecFlow
11 18 (1.41%) Log4j
12 17 (1.33%) NUnit
13 13 (1.02%) Hudson
14 12 (0.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 9 (0.70%) WATIR
15 9 (0.70%) MSTest
General
1 203 (15.86%) Finance
2 154 (12.03%) Marketing
3 118 (9.22%) Retail
4 117 (9.14%) Publishing
5 77 (6.02%) Banking
6 60 (4.69%) Legal
7 48 (3.75%) Manufacturing
8 33 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 23 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.41%) Advertising
11 14 (1.09%) Games
12 13 (1.02%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.86%) Billing
14 10 (0.78%) French Language
14 10 (0.78%) German Language
14 10 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.78%) Automotive
15 9 (0.70%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.63%) Dutch Language
16 8 (0.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 484 (37.81%) Developer
2 197 (15.39%) Analyst
3 125 (9.77%) Business Analyst
4 103 (8.05%) Web Developer
5 79 (6.17%) Architect
6 74 (5.78%) Project Manager
7 72 (5.63%) Consultant
8 65 (5.08%) .NET Developer
9 61 (4.77%) Front-End Developer
10 55 (4.30%) Java Developer
11 39 (3.05%) Agile Business Analyst
12 38 (2.97%) Designer
13 35 (2.73%) Content Editor
14 33 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
15 31 (2.42%) SharePoint Developer
16 28 (2.19%) Content Manager
17 26 (2.03%) Senior Developer
18 25 (1.95%) Web Editor
19 24 (1.88%) Senior Analyst
19 24 (1.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 502 (39.22%) HTML
2 333 (26.02%) CSS
3 259 (20.23%) .NET
4 250 (19.53%) XML
5 249 (19.45%) Web Services
6 195 (15.23%) jQuery
7 165 (12.89%) HTML5
8 133 (10.39%) ASP.NET
9 119 (9.30%) SOAP
10 110 (8.59%) J2EE
11 99 (7.73%) CSS3
12 98 (7.66%) Ajax
13 95 (7.42%) JSP
14 89 (6.95%) XSLT
15 88 (6.88%) XHTML
16 78 (6.09%) REST
17 76 (5.94%) RESTful
18 56 (4.38%) JMS
19 53 (4.14%) .NET Framework
20 51 (3.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 122 (9.53%) Social Media
2 73 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 60 (4.69%) Open Source
4 47 (3.67%) iPad
5 46 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 41 (3.20%) Copywriting
7 25 (1.95%) W3C
8 23 (1.80%) Web 2.0
9 18 (1.41%) Taxonomies
10 15 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.17%) Blackberry
10 15 (1.17%) Digital Media
11 14 (1.09%) iPhone
11 14 (1.09%) Graphic Design
12 13 (1.02%) E-Learning
13 12 (0.94%) Computer Science
13 12 (0.94%) N-Tier
14 10 (0.78%) Wiki
15 9 (0.70%) AS400
15 9 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 89 (6.95%) Linux
2 86 (6.72%) Windows
3 41 (3.20%) UNIX
4 26 (2.03%) Android
5 23 (1.80%) Solaris
6 19 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.25%) HPUX
8 15 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.16%) CentOS
14 2 (0.16%) AIX
15 1 (0.078%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.078%) zOS
15 1 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (17.66%) Scrum
3 180 (14.06%) Web Development
4 161 (12.58%) Project Management
5 160 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 149 (11.64%) TDD
7 119 (9.30%) UML
8 118 (9.22%) SEO
9 106 (8.28%) Workflow
10 104 (8.13%) MVC
11 103 (8.05%) OO
12 94 (7.34%) Analytics
13 90 (7.03%) Migration
14 86 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 81 (6.33%) CRM
16 80 (6.25%) SOA
17 77 (6.02%) User Stories
18 73 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
19 72 (5.63%) BDD
20 62 (4.84%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 356 (27.81%) JavaScript
2 226 (17.66%) Java
3 173 (13.52%) C#
4 147 (11.48%) SQL
5 78 (6.09%) PHP
6 35 (2.73%) Groovy
7 34 (2.66%) Python
8 22 (1.72%) Perl
9 21 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 19 (1.48%) XPath
10 19 (1.48%) Bash Shell
11 18 (1.41%) Ruby
12 12 (0.94%) XQuery
13 10 (0.78%) VBA
14 9 (0.70%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.70%) Scala
15 7 (0.55%) C
15 7 (0.55%) ActionScript
15 7 (0.55%) Jython
15 7 (0.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 128 (10.00%) Degree
2 27 (2.11%) ISEB
3 26 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.70%) PMP
6 9 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.39%) CCA
8 5 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.31%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.23%) CISSP
10 3 (0.23%) MBA
10 3 (0.23%) GISP
10 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.16%) APMP
11 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.16%) CCSP
11 2 (0.16%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.09%) QA
2 16 (1.25%) SLA
3 14 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.39%) WAI
7 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.16%) WCAG
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.078%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.23%) Varnish
6 1 (0.078%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle RMAN
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
Systems Management
1 20 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.17%) Puppet
3 12 (0.94%) Capistrano
4 10 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
4 10 (0.78%) Nagios
5 7 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.16%) SCCM
7 2 (0.16%) OpenView
8 1 (0.078%) SCOM
8 1 (0.078%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.078%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 138 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 137 (10.70%) Oracle
3 94 (7.34%) Adobe
4 80 (6.25%) Sitecore
5 54 (4.22%) ATG
6 51 (3.98%) JBoss
7 47 (3.67%) FatWire
8 41 (3.20%) Google
8 41 (3.20%) IBM
9 40 (3.13%) Endeca
10 37 (2.89%) Perforce
11 33 (2.58%) SAP
12 30 (2.34%) EPiServer
13 28 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
14 27 (2.11%) Open Text
15 24 (1.88%) Interwoven
16 20 (1.56%) Twitter
17 19 (1.48%) ServiceNow
17 19 (1.48%) RedDot
17 19 (1.48%) Ektron
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Rate: excellent rate
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
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Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
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