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 22 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 205 167 176
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +9
Contract jobs citing Content Management 564 658 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.28% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.73% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 395 332
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £187 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 22
Average hourly rate £19.29 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £19.30 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-15.59% +37.85%

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
40696 38031 35236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.64% 73.82% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26662 23403 20710
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1181 1433
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.88 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -41 525 £357 -1.47% 155
London -66 248 £400 +6.66% 58
South East +32 144 £350 - 35
City of London -28 58 £355 -5.33% 22
Buckinghamshire - 36 £334 - 2
Hampshire -1 35 £363 -3.33% 9
South West -19 32 £273 -15.17% 23
East Sussex +16 28 £189 -49.66% 6
Brighton +16 28 £189 -49.66% 6
East of England -16 28 £350 +3.70% 6
Milton Keynes - 23 £325 - 2
Scotland -11 20 £262 -25.14% 4
Berkshire -6 18 £325 +8.33% 6
North West -15 18 £288 -23.26% 15
Wiltshire -8 17 £208 -36.00% 5
Yorkshire -4 16 £293 -0.84% 9
Swindon -5 16 £208 -36.00% 4
Essex +9 15 £425 -5.55%
East Midlands +7 15 £195 -2.50% 2
South Wales -7 14 £420 +5.00% 1
Wales -15 14 £420 +5.00% 1
West Midlands -3 12 £375 +36.36% 6
North East - 12 £250 - 1
Bristol -3 11 £350 +27.27% 11
West Yorkshire -8 11 £280 -34.11% 2
Manchester -10 11 £325 -5.45% 8
Hertfordshire +3 10 £325 -13.33% 2
Surrey -17 10 £425 +13.33% 7
Glasgow +2 9 £262 -27.86% 3
Cardiff 0 9 £420 +5.00% 1

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 499 (42.40%) CMS
2 435 (36.96%) HTML
3 330 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
4 312 (26.51%) JavaScript
5 308 (26.17%) CSS
6 231 (19.63%) Java
7 209 (17.76%) XML
8 203 (17.25%) Web Services
9 202 (17.16%) .NET
10 181 (15.38%) E-Commerce
11 172 (14.61%) Finance
12 163 (13.85%) jQuery
13 159 (13.51%) Scrum
14 158 (13.42%) SQL
15 154 (13.08%) HTML5
16 153 (13.00%) Publishing
17 147 (12.49%) Oracle
18 140 (11.89%) Marketing
19 135 (11.47%) User Experience
20 132 (11.21%) SharePoint
20 132 (11.21%) Project Management
21 127 (10.79%) Linux
22 124 (10.54%) C#
23 119 (10.11%) ASP.NET
24 118 (10.03%) J2EE
25 117 (9.94%) Adobe
25 117 (9.94%) TDD
26 111 (9.43%) Intranet
27 103 (8.75%) SOAP
27 103 (8.75%) Microsoft

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 499 (42.40%) CMS
2 132 (11.21%) SharePoint
3 83 (7.05%) Adobe CQ
4 68 (5.78%) WebLogic
5 61 (5.18%) Drupal
6 56 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 50 (4.25%) Apache
8 47 (3.99%) IIS
8 47 (3.99%) WebSphere
9 45 (3.82%) JBoss
10 40 (3.40%) Umbraco
11 38 (3.23%) WordPress
12 35 (2.97%) Tomcat
13 34 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
14 29 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
15 28 (2.38%) TeamSite
16 27 (2.29%) Documentum
17 22 (1.87%) WebLogic Portal
18 21 (1.78%) Oracle Service Bus
19 20 (1.70%) FileNet
Applications
1 80 (6.80%) Photoshop
2 60 (5.10%) MS Excel
3 31 (2.63%) MS Office
4 24 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 23 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
6 22 (1.87%) MS Project
7 17 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (1.10%) MS Visio
9 9 (0.76%) InfoPath
10 6 (0.51%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.25%) InDesign
11 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.085%) Mingle
13 1 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.085%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 30 (2.55%) Google Analytics
2 18 (1.53%) Documaker
2 18 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (1.53%) Tridion
3 12 (1.02%) Oracle FAH
4 11 (0.93%) Magento
4 11 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.85%) WebTrends
5 10 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.42%) assyst
7 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.17%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP ECC
7 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.085%) Exstream
8 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.085%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.59%) SaaS
4 6 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.25%) PaaS
6 3 (0.25%) Office 365
6 3 (0.25%) Joyent
6 3 (0.25%) GitHub
7 2 (0.17%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.085%) Heroku
8 1 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.085%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.085%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 111 (9.43%) Intranet
2 91 (7.73%) Internet
3 37 (3.14%) HTTP
4 22 (1.87%) SSL
5 17 (1.44%) HTTPS
6 12 (1.02%) Extranet
7 10 (0.85%) FTP
8 7 (0.59%) LDAP
8 7 (0.59%) Firewall
9 4 (0.34%) DNS
10 3 (0.25%) LAN
10 3 (0.25%) WAN
10 3 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.17%) SAN
11 2 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.17%) DAB
11 2 (0.17%) Network Security
11 2 (0.17%) SMTP
11 2 (0.17%) Broadband
11 2 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.86%) MySQL
3 63 (5.35%) Relational Database
4 39 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 35 (2.97%) RDBMS
6 33 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (1.61%) DB2
7 19 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
8 18 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 18 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
8 18 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.76%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.68%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.68%) Big Data
13 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.51%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 86 (7.31%) Ant
2 72 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 71 (6.03%) Maven
4 67 (5.69%) Subversion
5 45 (3.82%) Eclipse
6 32 (2.72%) Git (software)
7 28 (2.38%) JUnit
8 26 (2.21%) Dreamweaver
9 25 (2.12%) JIRA
10 17 (1.44%) Selenium
10 17 (1.44%) Axure RP
11 14 (1.19%) SoapUI
12 13 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (1.02%) ClearCase
13 12 (1.02%) Jenkins
14 9 (0.76%) CruiseControl
14 9 (0.76%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.59%) JBehave
15 7 (0.59%) NUnit
16 5 (0.42%) Log4j
General
1 172 (14.61%) Finance
2 153 (13.00%) Publishing
3 140 (11.89%) Marketing
4 83 (7.05%) Retail
5 72 (6.12%) Banking
6 47 (3.99%) Legal
7 27 (2.29%) Billing
8 23 (1.95%) Advertising
9 17 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.76%) Law
11 9 (0.76%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.68%) Dutch Language
13 6 (0.51%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.51%) Local Government
14 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
14 5 (0.42%) French Language
15 4 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 408 (34.66%) Developer
2 154 (13.08%) Analyst
3 116 (9.86%) Architect
4 100 (8.50%) Project Manager
5 94 (7.99%) Business Analyst
6 89 (7.56%) Web Developer
7 69 (5.86%) Java Developer
8 56 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
9 51 (4.33%) Consultant
10 45 (3.82%) Content Editor
11 42 (3.57%) Designer
12 39 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
13 33 (2.80%) .NET Developer
14 31 (2.63%) Senior Developer
15 27 (2.29%) Administrator
15 27 (2.29%) CMS Developer
16 25 (2.12%) Content Manager
17 23 (1.95%) Web Editor
17 23 (1.95%) Web Designer
18 20 (1.70%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (36.96%) HTML
2 308 (26.17%) CSS
3 209 (17.76%) XML
4 203 (17.25%) Web Services
5 202 (17.16%) .NET
6 163 (13.85%) jQuery
7 154 (13.08%) HTML5
8 119 (10.11%) ASP.NET
9 118 (10.03%) J2EE
10 103 (8.75%) SOAP
11 89 (7.56%) XSLT
12 88 (7.48%) XHTML
12 88 (7.48%) CSS3
13 72 (6.12%) JSP
14 69 (5.86%) Ajax
15 59 (5.01%) REST
16 49 (4.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 46 (3.91%) XSL
18 45 (3.82%) XSD
18 45 (3.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 135 (11.47%) User Experience
2 96 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (7.56%) Social Media
4 64 (5.44%) W3C
5 54 (4.59%) Open Source
6 44 (3.74%) iPad
6 44 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 40 (3.40%) Taxonomies
8 26 (2.21%) Web 2.0
9 23 (1.95%) Digital Media
9 23 (1.95%) Copywriting
10 21 (1.78%) Computer Science
11 20 (1.70%) Mobile App
12 19 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.36%) Data Conversion
14 13 (1.10%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.76%) Graphic Design
15 9 (0.76%) Clustering
16 8 (0.68%) Statistics
16 8 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 127 (10.79%) Linux
2 79 (6.71%) Windows
3 52 (4.42%) UNIX
4 23 (1.95%) Solaris
5 17 (1.44%) AIX
6 13 (1.10%) Android
6 13 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.42%) CentOS
9 5 (0.42%) SUSE
9 5 (0.42%) HPUX
10 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.17%) zOS
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.085%) webOS
12 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 159 (13.51%) Scrum
4 132 (11.21%) Project Management
5 117 (9.94%) TDD
6 100 (8.50%) Web Development
7 89 (7.56%) SOA
8 82 (6.97%) Analytics
9 78 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 73 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (6.12%) Migration
12 68 (5.78%) SEO
12 68 (5.78%) MVC
13 63 (5.35%) Digital Marketing
14 59 (5.01%) Workflow
15 56 (4.76%) OO
16 50 (4.25%) Business Analysis
17 48 (4.08%) Configuration Management
17 48 (4.08%) Waterfall
18 47 (3.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 312 (26.51%) JavaScript
2 231 (19.63%) Java
3 158 (13.42%) SQL
4 124 (10.54%) C#
5 75 (6.37%) PHP
6 48 (4.08%) Python
7 37 (3.14%) Groovy
8 30 (2.55%) Perl
9 21 (1.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 21 (1.78%) Jython
10 20 (1.70%) VBA
11 18 (1.53%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.10%) VB.NET
13 11 (0.93%) T-SQL
13 11 (0.93%) VBScript
13 11 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.85%) Ruby
14 10 (0.85%) C
15 9 (0.76%) C++
15 9 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 89 (7.56%) Degree
2 38 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.10%) ISEB
5 7 (0.59%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.34%) MCP
8 4 (0.34%) MCTS
9 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.25%) CCA
10 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) CBAP
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.085%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.085%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.085%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.95%) QA
2 19 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.85%) WCAG
4 9 (0.76%) WAI
5 6 (0.51%) SLA
6 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.085%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.42%) Varnish
3 4 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.17%) Firmware
4 2 (0.17%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.17%) IAG
4 2 (0.17%) Docker
5 1 (0.085%) RHEV
5 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (2.12%) Puppet
2 21 (1.78%) Oracle Identity Management
3 16 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.59%) Nagios
7 5 (0.42%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.25%) CA Wily
8 3 (0.25%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.085%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.085%) Control-M
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 147 (12.49%) Oracle
2 117 (9.94%) Adobe
3 103 (8.75%) Microsoft
4 78 (6.63%) Sitecore
5 56 (4.76%) Open Text
6 52 (4.42%) Google
7 50 (4.25%) RedDot
8 40 (3.40%) FatWire
9 37 (3.14%) Endeca
9 37 (3.14%) ATG
10 33 (2.80%) IBM
11 29 (2.46%) Perforce
12 24 (2.04%) EPiServer
13 23 (1.95%) HP
14 21 (1.78%) Remedy
15 17 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (1.27%) Red Hat
16 15 (1.27%) Siebel
17 14 (1.19%) SAP
17 14 (1.19%) Interwoven
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Federation of Master Builders
Rate: £25,000 per annum pro rata
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £575 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £1000 - £1200 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Rate: £285 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £425 - £465 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £250 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
thePlatform
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago