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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management
Rank 235 215 185
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -30
Contract jobs citing Content Management 514 549 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 1.08% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.40% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 340 306
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 17
Average hourly rate £26.96 £21.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.15 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.01 £21.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +13.57%

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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 449 £385 +2.66% 138
London -16 240 £413 -0.60% 61
South East -44 81 £433 +28.14% 25
Scotland +6 46 £340 -2.85% 7
Berkshire +12 30 £438 +34.61% 6
West Midlands +8 30 £381 -6.44% 17
City of London +20 29 £425 +15.25% 20
South West +6 29 £310 -43.63% 6
Edinburgh -1 22 £450 +78.21% 4
Oxfordshire +11 17 £520 +118.94%
North West -11 17 £325 - 12
North East -22 17 £306 +22.50% 2
Glasgow +16 16 £238 -9.35% 3
Oxford +11 15 £520 +118.94%
Yorkshire -5 15 £295 -13.55% 8
Wiltshire +4 12 £288 +38.55% 2
Hampshire -7 12 £350 -3.44% 6
East of England -20 11 £308 -5.38% 4
Durham +11 10 £313 -
Swindon +2 10 £305 +46.98% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 8 £300 - 1
Surrey -1 8 £358 -15.88% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 8 £318 -2.30% 4
Manchester -16 8 £400 +23.07% 6
Shropshire - 8 £270 -
Bristol -3 7 £363 +11.53% 2
South Yorkshire -7 7 £300 -27.27% 1
Tyne and Wear -32 7 £210 -16.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 7 £210 -16.00% 2
Renfrewshire - 7 £320 -

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 653 (58.57%) CMS
2 394 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (30.13%) HTML
4 300 (26.91%) JavaScript
5 225 (20.18%) CSS
6 195 (17.49%) Java
7 162 (14.53%) Finance
8 153 (13.72%) E-Commerce
9 150 (13.45%) Publishing
10 142 (12.74%) .NET
11 139 (12.47%) User Experience
12 135 (12.11%) Project Management
13 134 (12.02%) Web Services
14 132 (11.84%) Scrum
15 131 (11.75%) SharePoint
16 129 (11.57%) Analytics
17 127 (11.39%) Marketing
18 115 (10.31%) jQuery
19 110 (9.87%) HTML5
20 109 (9.78%) Adobe
21 107 (9.60%) XML
22 106 (9.51%) Oracle
22 106 (9.51%) Degree
23 101 (9.06%) SQL
23 101 (9.06%) Microsoft
24 100 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
25 99 (8.88%) Waterfall
26 95 (8.52%) J2EE
27 94 (8.43%) SQL Server
28 88 (7.89%) Banking

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 653 (58.57%) CMS
2 131 (11.75%) SharePoint
3 67 (6.01%) WebLogic
4 58 (5.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 50 (4.48%) Node.js
6 48 (4.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 46 (4.13%) WebSphere
8 42 (3.77%) JBoss
9 38 (3.41%) Drupal
10 36 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 33 (2.96%) WordPress
12 32 (2.87%) Documentum
12 32 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
13 30 (2.69%) Apache
14 28 (2.51%) Umbraco
15 23 (2.06%) Confluence
15 23 (2.06%) IIS
16 21 (1.88%) Alfresco
17 19 (1.70%) Joomla!
18 17 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (4.13%) MS Office
2 40 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.59%) Photoshop
3 26 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.90%) Acrobat
6 10 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.90%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.81%) MS Project
8 7 (0.63%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (0.54%) FrameMaker
9 6 (0.54%) RoboHelp
9 6 (0.54%) XMetaL
10 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.090%) InDesign
12 1 (0.090%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 19 (1.70%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.54%) Magento
3 6 (0.54%) Tridion
4 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.36%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.36%) Unica
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.27%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.18%) Documaker
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.18%) Summit
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.090%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.090%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (3.50%) Google Analytics
3 36 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.97%) GitHub
5 17 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.35%) Office 365
7 10 (0.90%) Yammer
8 6 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.45%) MailChimp
9 5 (0.45%) SaaS
10 4 (0.36%) IaaS
11 3 (0.27%) PaaS
12 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.090%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.090%) Firebase
13 1 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.090%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.090%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.090%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.75%) Internet
2 45 (4.04%) Intranet
3 24 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
4 22 (1.97%) FTP
5 21 (1.88%) 3G
6 19 (1.70%) 4G
7 16 (1.43%) DNS
7 16 (1.43%) SSH
8 11 (0.99%) Firewall
9 10 (0.90%) DVB
9 10 (0.90%) HTTP
10 8 (0.72%) LDAP
10 8 (0.72%) SSL
11 7 (0.63%) Extranet
12 6 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.27%) ADSL
13 3 (0.27%) Broadband
13 3 (0.27%) DHCP
13 3 (0.27%) VPN
14 2 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 43 (3.86%) NoSQL
4 42 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 37 (3.32%) MySQL
6 35 (3.14%) Big Data
7 33 (2.96%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.08%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.90%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.63%) Ingres
12 7 (0.63%) MariaDB
12 7 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
13 6 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (6.01%) JIRA
2 47 (4.22%) Selenium
3 46 (4.13%) Git (software)
4 44 (3.95%) Subversion
5 39 (3.50%) Maven
6 28 (2.51%) Jenkins
7 22 (1.97%) Ant
8 20 (1.79%) JUnit
8 20 (1.79%) Visual Studio
9 17 (1.52%) Mockito
10 13 (1.17%) Xcode
11 12 (1.08%) Cucumber
11 12 (1.08%) GitLab
12 11 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (0.99%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.99%) Spock
12 11 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (0.81%) Hudson
15 8 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
General
1 162 (14.53%) Finance
2 150 (13.45%) Publishing
3 127 (11.39%) Marketing
4 88 (7.89%) Banking
5 61 (5.47%) Retail
6 29 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.06%) Legal
8 19 (1.70%) Advertising
9 15 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.35%) Games
10 10 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.81%) Billing
11 9 (0.81%) Electronics
11 9 (0.81%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.63%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.54%) Law
14 5 (0.45%) Back Office
14 5 (0.45%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 317 (28.43%) Developer
2 194 (17.40%) Architect
3 133 (11.93%) Analyst
4 93 (8.34%) Solutions Architect
5 82 (7.35%) Business Analyst
6 77 (6.91%) Web Developer
7 60 (5.38%) Consultant
7 60 (5.38%) Project Manager
8 56 (5.02%) Designer
9 37 (3.32%) Java Developer
10 36 (3.23%) Content Editor
11 32 (2.87%) CMS Developer
12 31 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 29 (2.60%) Content Manager
13 29 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
13 29 (2.60%) Web Manager
14 26 (2.33%) .NET Developer
15 24 (2.15%) Data Architect
15 24 (2.15%) HTML Developer
15 24 (2.15%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (30.13%) HTML
2 225 (20.18%) CSS
3 142 (12.74%) .NET
4 134 (12.02%) Web Services
5 115 (10.31%) jQuery
6 110 (9.87%) HTML5
7 107 (9.60%) XML
8 95 (8.52%) J2EE
9 71 (6.37%) AngularJS
9 71 (6.37%) SOAP
10 54 (4.84%) JSP
11 50 (4.48%) Spring
12 48 (4.30%) .NET Framework
13 45 (4.04%) ASP.NET
14 44 (3.95%) RESTful
15 42 (3.77%) REST
16 41 (3.68%) JMS
17 38 (3.41%) CSS3
18 37 (3.32%) Middleware
19 36 (3.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 139 (12.47%) User Experience
2 100 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (7.62%) Social Media
4 59 (5.29%) Management Information System
5 47 (4.22%) iPad
6 39 (3.50%) Algorithms
7 35 (3.14%) Computer Science
8 28 (2.51%) Mobile App
9 27 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (1.97%) Digital Media
11 19 (1.70%) Taxonomies
12 17 (1.52%) Video on Demand
13 15 (1.35%) Copywriting
13 15 (1.35%) Data Centre
13 15 (1.35%) Over-the-Top Content
14 14 (1.26%) Online Games
15 12 (1.08%) iPhone
16 11 (0.99%) NHS
17 9 (0.81%) e-Learning
17 9 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 82 (7.35%) Windows
2 73 (6.55%) Unix
3 72 (6.46%) Linux
4 24 (2.15%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.61%) Mac OS
7 13 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.90%) Solaris
10 9 (0.81%) Android
11 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.27%) Debian
12 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.18%) AIX
14 1 (0.090%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.090%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (13.72%) E-Commerce
3 135 (12.11%) Project Management
4 132 (11.84%) Scrum
5 129 (11.57%) Analytics
6 99 (8.88%) Waterfall
7 88 (7.89%) Web Development
8 86 (7.71%) CRM
9 85 (7.62%) TDD
10 84 (7.53%) SEO
11 81 (7.26%) OO
12 75 (6.73%) SDLC
12 75 (6.73%) TOGAF
13 73 (6.55%) Data Modelling
13 73 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 71 (6.37%) Workflow
15 70 (6.28%) Migration
16 65 (5.83%) Digital Marketing
17 61 (5.47%) SOA
18 59 (5.29%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 300 (26.91%) JavaScript
2 195 (17.49%) Java
3 101 (9.06%) SQL
4 73 (6.55%) PHP
5 66 (5.92%) C#
6 38 (3.41%) Python
7 21 (1.88%) VB
8 19 (1.70%) ActionScript
9 17 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 15 (1.35%) Groovy
11 14 (1.26%) C
11 14 (1.26%) Perl
12 13 (1.17%) Objective-C
13 12 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.99%) VB.NET
15 10 (0.90%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.54%) Ruby
17 4 (0.36%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 106 (9.51%) Degree
2 44 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.08%) MCTS
6 11 (0.99%) MCP
7 9 (0.81%) ISEB
7 9 (0.81%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.54%) CISSP
8 6 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.54%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.45%) PMP
10 4 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.36%) MCSE
10 4 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.27%) MCSD
12 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.32%) QA
2 15 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.63%) ISO27002
3 7 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.54%) SLA
5 5 (0.45%) WCAG
6 4 (0.36%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) COBIT
8 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.27%) vSphere
3 3 (0.27%) XenApp
3 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.27%) XenServer
4 1 (0.090%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.090%) zsh
Systems Management
1 16 (1.43%) Puppet
2 11 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.81%) Capistrano
3 9 (0.81%) Nagios
4 5 (0.45%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.27%) OpenSSO
5 3 (0.27%) SCCM
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.090%) SCSM
7 1 (0.090%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.090%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 109 (9.78%) Adobe
2 106 (9.51%) Oracle
3 101 (9.06%) Microsoft
4 55 (4.93%) Sitecore
5 46 (4.13%) Google
6 37 (3.32%) ATG
7 32 (2.87%) Endeca
8 28 (2.51%) EPiServer
9 27 (2.42%) IBM
10 21 (1.88%) SAP
11 18 (1.61%) ServiceNow
12 14 (1.26%) BEA
12 14 (1.26%) hybris
12 14 (1.26%) VMware
13 13 (1.17%) Apple
13 13 (1.17%) HP
14 12 (1.08%) OpenText
15 11 (0.99%) FatWire
16 9 (0.81%) Pega
16 9 (0.81%) Twitter
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £380 - £400 per day
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