The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management
Rank 203 172 150
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -22
Contract jobs citing Content Management 586 618 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.18% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.57% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 365 373
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.97 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.65 £19.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.74% +16.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41108 39275 33264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.88% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25532 24038 19929
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1170 1128 1096
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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 -24 538 £400 +6.66% 162
London -13 286 £408 +1.87% 68
South East -43 90 £375 +7.14% 27
East of England +42 62 £355 -12.61% 13
City of London -4 54 £385 +2.66% 13
South West -6 40 £410 +26.15% 8
Scotland -8 33 £425 +70.85% 15
Cambridgeshire +24 31 £288 - 3
West Midlands +11 26 £400 +45.45% 9
Berkshire -20 23 £330 +5.60% 8
Hampshire -7 19 £400 +125.35% 4
Cambridge - 18 £300 - 3
Essex +25 17 £400 +60.00% 1
Reading +1 16 £353 +58.42% 4
Somerset - 15 £698 -
Buckinghamshire -20 14 £344 +51.09% 4
North West -24 13 £325 +18.18% 21
Bristol +4 12 £325 +18.18% 4
Wiltshire -4 11 £356 +9.61% 3
Edinburgh -16 10 £350 +20.68% 2
Hertfordshire +4 9 £400 -3.03% 5
Oxfordshire -15 9 - - 5
Swindon -1 8 £356 +9.61%
Birmingham -2 8 £364 +32.27% 5
West Sussex -14 8 - -
Surrey -15 8 £260 -29.49% 1
Coventry +8 7 - -
Brighton -11 7 £425 -7.20% 1
East Sussex -13 7 £425 -10.10% 3
East Midlands -14 7 £200 -36.00% 4

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

1 444 (38.74%) CMS
2 424 (37.00%) HTML
3 368 (32.11%) CSS
4 343 (29.93%) JavaScript
5 341 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
6 240 (20.94%) XML
7 222 (19.37%) Web Services
8 215 (18.76%) .NET
9 214 (18.67%) Java
10 170 (14.83%) jQuery
11 167 (14.57%) Adobe
12 165 (14.40%) HTML5
13 157 (13.70%) SQL
14 154 (13.44%) Publishing
15 152 (13.26%) User Experience
16 147 (12.83%) Scrum
17 142 (12.39%) E-Commerce
17 142 (12.39%) Marketing
18 141 (12.30%) C#
18 141 (12.30%) ASP.NET
19 133 (11.61%) SharePoint
20 122 (10.65%) Finance
20 122 (10.65%) TDD
21 117 (10.21%) Microsoft
22 113 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
23 111 (9.69%) Project Management
24 110 (9.60%) SQL Server
25 107 (9.34%) Linux
26 104 (9.08%) Windows
27 100 (8.73%) Intranet

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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
1 444 (38.74%) CMS
2 133 (11.61%) SharePoint
3 72 (6.28%) Adobe CQ
4 56 (4.89%) WebSphere
5 54 (4.71%) Umbraco
6 50 (4.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 46 (4.01%) IIS
8 44 (3.84%) Drupal
9 37 (3.23%) Node.js
10 35 (3.05%) WebLogic
10 35 (3.05%) WordPress
11 33 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (2.79%) Tomcat
13 28 (2.44%) FileNet
14 26 (2.27%) JBoss
15 24 (2.09%) Apache
16 21 (1.83%) Kentico
16 21 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
17 20 (1.75%) Documentum
18 17 (1.48%) TeamSite
Applications
1 93 (8.12%) Photoshop
2 72 (6.28%) MS Excel
3 38 (3.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 25 (2.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 24 (2.09%) MS Office
6 23 (2.01%) MS Visio
7 13 (1.13%) InfoPath
7 13 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (0.79%) InDesign
10 6 (0.52%) FrameMaker
10 6 (0.52%) MS Project
10 6 (0.52%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.17%) Doxygen
13 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 22 (1.92%) Google Analytics
2 20 (1.75%) SiteCatalyst
3 16 (1.40%) WebTrends
4 14 (1.22%) SAP SRM
5 13 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (1.13%) Tridion
6 8 (0.70%) Magento
7 6 (0.52%) assyst
8 3 (0.26%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.26%) Documaker
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.26%) SmartPlant
8 3 (0.26%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.17%) SAP CCM
9 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.17%) SAP ECC
10 1 (0.087%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.087%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.79%) SaaS
3 9 (0.79%) GitHub
4 7 (0.61%) Office 365
5 6 (0.52%) PaaS
6 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.26%) Joyent
8 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.17%) Heroku
9 1 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.087%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 100 (8.73%) Intranet
2 60 (5.24%) Internet
3 28 (2.44%) HTTP
4 14 (1.22%) Firewall
4 14 (1.22%) Extranet
5 9 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (0.70%) DNS
7 7 (0.61%) SSL
8 6 (0.52%) WAN
9 5 (0.44%) LAN
9 5 (0.44%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.35%) VPN
10 4 (0.35%) LDAP
11 3 (0.26%) FTP
11 3 (0.26%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.17%) DHCP
12 2 (0.17%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.17%) SAN
12 2 (0.17%) X.509
12 2 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 46 (4.01%) MySQL
4 30 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.01%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.31%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.22%) RDBMS
7 14 (1.22%) SAP BW
7 14 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (0.87%) NoSQL
9 10 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.70%) DB2
11 8 (0.70%) MarkLogic
11 8 (0.70%) Big Data
12 7 (0.61%) PerformancePoint
13 6 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 69 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 60 (5.24%) Ant
3 45 (3.93%) Maven
4 33 (2.88%) Eclipse
5 30 (2.62%) Subversion
6 28 (2.44%) Selenium
7 25 (2.18%) Git (software)
8 24 (2.09%) JIRA
9 23 (2.01%) SoapUI
9 23 (2.01%) Axure RP
10 20 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
10 20 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (1.05%) Jenkins
12 11 (0.96%) LoadRunner
12 11 (0.96%) JUnit
12 11 (0.96%) NUnit
13 9 (0.79%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.61%) JBehave
15 6 (0.52%) Xcode
15 6 (0.52%) ClearCase
General
1 154 (13.44%) Publishing
2 142 (12.39%) Marketing
3 122 (10.65%) Finance
4 89 (7.77%) Retail
5 69 (6.02%) Banking
6 35 (3.05%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.79%) Legal
8 19 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.48%) Advertising
10 13 (1.13%) Electronics
11 10 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.87%) Law
11 10 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.79%) Arabic Language
12 9 (0.79%) Spanish Language
12 9 (0.79%) Games
13 8 (0.70%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.52%) Local Government
14 6 (0.52%) Back Office
14 6 (0.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 416 (36.30%) Developer
2 165 (14.40%) Analyst
3 120 (10.47%) Architect
4 101 (8.81%) Web Developer
5 88 (7.68%) Business Analyst
6 79 (6.89%) Java Developer
7 73 (6.37%) Project Manager
8 51 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
9 45 (3.93%) Consultant
10 43 (3.75%) Front-End Developer
11 42 (3.66%) Senior Developer
12 34 (2.97%) .NET Developer
13 32 (2.79%) CMS Developer
14 31 (2.71%) Content Editor
15 30 (2.62%) Designer
16 28 (2.44%) Administrator
17 26 (2.27%) Content Manager
18 22 (1.92%) Author
19 19 (1.66%) Technical Author
19 19 (1.66%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (37.00%) HTML
2 368 (32.11%) CSS
3 240 (20.94%) XML
4 222 (19.37%) Web Services
5 215 (18.76%) .NET
6 170 (14.83%) jQuery
7 165 (14.40%) HTML5
8 141 (12.30%) ASP.NET
9 98 (8.55%) J2EE
10 97 (8.46%) XSLT
11 94 (8.20%) CSS3
12 92 (8.03%) XHTML
13 86 (7.50%) SOAP
14 71 (6.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 70 (6.11%) Ajax
16 65 (5.67%) REST
17 54 (4.71%) JSP
18 50 (4.36%) .NET Framework
19 49 (4.28%) AngularJS
20 45 (3.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 152 (13.26%) User Experience
2 113 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (6.63%) Management Information System
4 72 (6.28%) W3C
5 54 (4.71%) Social Media
6 34 (2.97%) Mobile App
7 33 (2.88%) iPad
8 31 (2.71%) Open Source
9 26 (2.27%) Computer Science
9 26 (2.27%) Web 2.0
9 26 (2.27%) Taxonomies
10 19 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.57%) Digital Media
12 17 (1.48%) Copywriting
12 17 (1.48%) Data Conversion
12 17 (1.48%) GIS
13 9 (0.79%) Clustering
14 8 (0.70%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.70%) Data Integration
15 7 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 107 (9.34%) Linux
2 104 (9.08%) Windows
3 45 (3.93%) UNIX
4 27 (2.36%) Solaris
5 21 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.75%) Android
7 11 (0.96%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.61%) AIX
10 6 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.52%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.26%) SUSE
12 2 (0.17%) NetWare
12 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (12.83%) Scrum
3 142 (12.39%) E-Commerce
4 122 (10.65%) TDD
5 111 (9.69%) Project Management
6 98 (8.55%) Web Development
7 97 (8.46%) Analytics
8 89 (7.77%) SEO
9 78 (6.81%) Workflow
10 70 (6.11%) Digital Marketing
11 69 (6.02%) SOA
12 65 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 64 (5.58%) CRM
14 62 (5.41%) Migration
15 60 (5.24%) OO
16 56 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
17 55 (4.80%) OOP
18 52 (4.54%) PRINCE2
18 52 (4.54%) MVC
19 47 (4.10%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 343 (29.93%) JavaScript
2 214 (18.67%) Java
3 157 (13.70%) SQL
4 141 (12.30%) C#
5 66 (5.76%) PHP
6 32 (2.79%) Python
7 24 (2.09%) VB
8 23 (2.01%) Groovy
9 21 (1.83%) Scala
10 20 (1.75%) VBA
11 16 (1.40%) Ruby
12 15 (1.31%) Perl
13 11 (0.96%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.79%) C
16 8 (0.70%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.61%) C++
18 5 (0.44%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.44%) VB6
19 4 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 84 (7.33%) Degree
2 40 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.01%) ISEB
5 17 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.44%) CISSP
6 5 (0.44%) MCSE
7 3 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.17%) HND
8 2 (0.17%) MCSD
8 2 (0.17%) CCNP
8 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.17%) CBAP
8 2 (0.17%) CFA
8 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.087%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.67%) QA
2 18 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.13%) ISO 9000
4 11 (0.96%) WCAG
4 11 (0.96%) SLA
5 7 (0.61%) WAI
6 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.087%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.087%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.79%) Varnish
3 7 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.26%) Docker
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.17%) vSphere
5 2 (0.17%) XenApp
5 2 (0.17%) XenServer
5 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.087%) zsh
6 1 (0.087%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 28 (2.44%) Puppet
2 11 (0.96%) CA Wily
2 11 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.26%) Ansible
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.087%) Graphite
5 1 (0.087%) StatsD
5 1 (0.087%) SCOM
5 1 (0.087%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.087%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.087%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.087%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.087%) Control-M
5 1 (0.087%) Nagios
Vendors
1 167 (14.57%) Adobe
2 117 (10.21%) Microsoft
3 76 (6.63%) Oracle
4 69 (6.02%) Sitecore
5 68 (5.93%) Google
6 52 (4.54%) OpenText
7 46 (4.01%) IBM
8 38 (3.32%) SAP
9 37 (3.23%) RedDot
10 36 (3.14%) HP
11 35 (3.05%) EPiServer
12 26 (2.27%) FatWire
13 25 (2.18%) Endeca
14 21 (1.83%) ATG
15 19 (1.66%) Perforce
16 18 (1.57%) VMware
17 15 (1.31%) Omniture
18 14 (1.22%) hybris
18 14 (1.22%) Ektron
19 13 (1.13%) Citrix
North London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum £450-500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago