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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management
Rank 210 190 190
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Contract jobs citing Content Management 599 641 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 1.19% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.57% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 387 318
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £222 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £329
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 31
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £30.72 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -19.19%

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
43377 40891 36780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.51% 75.98% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27946 25555 22092
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1209 1083
Average hourly rate £28.50 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -33 530 £375 -3.84% 161
London -32 282 £400 - 81
South East -43 85 £378 -0.98% 26
Scotland +20 63 £290 -13.43% 5
City of London -29 55 £403 +0.62% 20
South West +10 43 £368 +22.50% 4
East of England +12 37 £325 +15.65% 9
Glasgow +23 35 £284 -8.17% 2
West Midlands -2 35 £325 +18.18% 8
Berkshire -2 28 £383 +27.50% 4
Hampshire +8 17 £370 +31.55% 9
Hertfordshire -3 16 £175 -51.38% 4
Bristol +4 15 £300 -14.89% 1
East Midlands +1 15 £463 +105.55% 5
Edinburgh -1 15 £250 -37.10% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 15 £319 -18.26% 3
Essex -6 14 £338 +29.55% 1
Birmingham -8 14 £325 +19.26% 3
Oxfordshire -13 14 £375 - 1
Somerset +24 12 £373 +29.56% 1
Wiltshire +2 12 £363 -2.68% 1
Yorkshire -14 12 £274 -39.16% 6
North West -19 12 £500 +122.22% 19
Taunton - 12 £373 -
West Yorkshire -20 11 £263 -41.66% 2
Manchester -6 10 £500 +53.84% 9
Watford -3 9 £185 - 1
Oxford -7 9 £380 -
Leeds -13 9 £256 +65.32% 2
Swindon +4 7 £375 +0.67% 1

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 456 (38.03%) HTML
2 432 (36.03%) CMS
3 364 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
4 351 (29.27%) JavaScript
5 348 (29.02%) CSS
6 237 (19.77%) Web Services
7 231 (19.27%) XML
8 228 (19.02%) Java
9 194 (16.18%) .NET
10 190 (15.85%) Adobe
11 156 (13.01%) HTML5
12 154 (12.84%) User Experience
13 153 (12.76%) Marketing
13 153 (12.76%) E-Commerce
13 153 (12.76%) Scrum
14 149 (12.43%) SQL
15 143 (11.93%) C#
16 141 (11.76%) SharePoint
17 135 (11.26%) Microsoft
17 135 (11.26%) Finance
18 134 (11.18%) jQuery
19 130 (10.84%) Analytics
20 121 (10.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
21 119 (9.92%) Windows
22 118 (9.84%) SQL Server
23 115 (9.59%) Project Management
24 112 (9.34%) Publishing
25 109 (9.09%) ASP.NET
26 108 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
27 106 (8.84%) SEO

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 432 (36.03%) CMS
2 141 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 121 (10.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 62 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 61 (5.09%) Drupal
6 53 (4.42%) Umbraco
7 52 (4.34%) WebSphere
8 46 (3.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 35 (2.92%) WordPress
10 33 (2.75%) Node.js
11 32 (2.67%) Apache
11 32 (2.67%) Tomcat
11 32 (2.67%) WebLogic
12 27 (2.25%) IIS
12 27 (2.25%) Documentum
13 24 (2.00%) JBoss
13 24 (2.00%) FileNet
13 24 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (1.00%) Kentico
Applications
1 88 (7.34%) Photoshop
2 69 (5.75%) MS Excel
3 35 (2.92%) MS Office
4 28 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 27 (2.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 20 (1.67%) InfoPath
7 18 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 14 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.67%) InDesign
10 8 (0.67%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.50%) FrameMaker
12 5 (0.42%) Doxygen
13 4 (0.33%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.33%) MS Project
13 4 (0.33%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.17%) RoboHelp
15 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.25%) Tridion
3 13 (1.08%) WebTrends
4 7 (0.58%) SAP SRM
5 5 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.25%) SmartPlant
6 3 (0.25%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.25%) SAP CCM
7 2 (0.17%) Magento
7 2 (0.17%) Documaker
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.17%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.17%) Maximo
7 2 (0.17%) Summit
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.42%) Google Analytics
2 35 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.67%) Adobe Analytics
4 21 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (1.25%) GitHub
6 12 (1.00%) Office 365
7 7 (0.58%) SaaS
7 7 (0.58%) PaaS
8 5 (0.42%) Google Checkout
9 4 (0.33%) Yammer
9 4 (0.33%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.25%) Taleo
10 3 (0.25%) Heroku
11 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.083%) IaaS
12 1 (0.083%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.76%) Intranet
2 73 (6.09%) Internet
3 27 (2.25%) HTTP
4 20 (1.67%) Extranet
5 19 (1.58%) Firewall
6 11 (0.92%) SSL
6 11 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.92%) DNS
7 10 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.50%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.42%) FTP
9 5 (0.42%) WAN
10 4 (0.33%) LAN
10 4 (0.33%) SMS
10 4 (0.33%) VPN
10 4 (0.33%) Skype
11 3 (0.25%) Junos
11 3 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.25%) Network Security
11 3 (0.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 64 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 37 (3.09%) MySQL
4 30 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 27 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 22 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (1.42%) MongoDB
8 15 (1.25%) Big Data
9 14 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.08%) DB2
11 12 (1.00%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.67%) PerformancePoint
13 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.67%) Redis
14 6 (0.50%) Ingres
14 6 (0.50%) EDRMS
15 5 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (4.50%) Ant
2 53 (4.42%) Visual Studio
3 42 (3.50%) Git (software)
4 41 (3.42%) Subversion
5 39 (3.25%) Selenium
6 38 (3.17%) Maven
6 38 (3.17%) JIRA
7 35 (2.92%) Eclipse
8 29 (2.42%) SoapUI
9 26 (2.17%) Jenkins
10 18 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (1.25%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.08%) JUnit
13 12 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
14 11 (0.92%) Xcode
15 10 (0.83%) LoadRunner
16 9 (0.75%) NUnit
16 9 (0.75%) Axure RP
17 7 (0.58%) ClearCase
17 7 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 153 (12.76%) Marketing
2 135 (11.26%) Finance
3 112 (9.34%) Publishing
4 93 (7.76%) Retail
5 63 (5.25%) Banking
6 43 (3.59%) Legal
7 38 (3.17%) Manufacturing
8 29 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.83%) Advertising
10 16 (1.33%) Games
11 15 (1.25%) Electronics
12 10 (0.83%) Law
13 9 (0.75%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.75%) Arabic Language
14 8 (0.67%) Back Office
15 7 (0.58%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.58%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.50%) Billing
16 6 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 420 (35.03%) Developer
2 180 (15.01%) Analyst
3 138 (11.51%) Architect
4 106 (8.84%) Web Developer
5 86 (7.17%) Business Analyst
6 72 (6.01%) Java Developer
7 65 (5.42%) Project Manager
8 55 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
9 43 (3.59%) Front-End Developer
10 42 (3.50%) Designer
11 35 (2.92%) Content Editor
12 34 (2.84%) Senior Developer
12 34 (2.84%) Consultant
12 34 (2.84%) .NET Developer
13 28 (2.34%) Author
13 28 (2.34%) Content Manager
14 27 (2.25%) Web Editor
15 25 (2.09%) Test Analyst
16 24 (2.00%) Technical Author
17 23 (1.92%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (38.03%) HTML
2 348 (29.02%) CSS
3 237 (19.77%) Web Services
4 231 (19.27%) XML
5 194 (16.18%) .NET
6 156 (13.01%) HTML5
7 134 (11.18%) jQuery
8 109 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 98 (8.17%) J2EE
10 90 (7.51%) SOAP
11 87 (7.26%) CSS3
12 65 (5.42%) Ajax
13 61 (5.09%) REST
14 60 (5.00%) XHTML
15 57 (4.75%) .NET Framework
16 55 (4.59%) AngularJS
17 53 (4.42%) XSLT
18 51 (4.25%) JSP
19 49 (4.09%) RESTful
20 40 (3.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 154 (12.84%) User Experience
2 108 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (7.92%) Management Information System
4 79 (6.59%) Social Media
5 45 (3.75%) Mobile App
6 40 (3.34%) W3C
7 34 (2.84%) Computer Science
8 33 (2.75%) iPad
9 26 (2.17%) GIS
10 25 (2.09%) E-Learning
11 24 (2.00%) CMDB
12 22 (1.83%) Taxonomies
13 20 (1.67%) Visualisation
14 17 (1.42%) Copywriting
14 17 (1.42%) Digital Media
15 13 (1.08%) iPhone
16 11 (0.92%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.83%) N-Tier
17 10 (0.83%) Web 2.0
17 10 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 119 (9.92%) Windows
2 100 (8.34%) Linux
3 53 (4.42%) UNIX
4 29 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.34%) Solaris
6 25 (2.09%) Android
7 11 (0.92%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.58%) AIX
9 6 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.42%) HPUX
10 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.17%) NetWare
13 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.083%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (12.76%) Scrum
2 153 (12.76%) E-Commerce
3 130 (10.84%) Analytics
4 115 (9.59%) Project Management
5 106 (8.84%) SEO
6 100 (8.34%) TDD
7 99 (8.26%) CRM
8 95 (7.92%) Workflow
9 85 (7.09%) OO
10 82 (6.84%) Migration
10 82 (6.84%) Web Development
11 79 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 75 (6.26%) ITIL
13 74 (6.17%) Digital Marketing
14 71 (5.92%) SOA
15 69 (5.75%) PRINCE2
16 63 (5.25%) Document Management
17 60 (5.00%) SDLC
18 58 (4.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 351 (29.27%) JavaScript
2 228 (19.02%) Java
3 149 (12.43%) SQL
4 143 (11.93%) C#
5 47 (3.92%) PHP
6 37 (3.09%) VB
7 23 (1.92%) Python
8 22 (1.83%) Perl
9 20 (1.67%) Scala
10 18 (1.50%) Objective-C
10 18 (1.50%) Ruby
10 18 (1.50%) Groovy
11 13 (1.08%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.00%) T-SQL
13 11 (0.92%) C++
13 11 (0.92%) ActionScript
14 9 (0.75%) C
15 7 (0.58%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 86 (7.17%) Degree
2 68 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 53 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.67%) ISEB
5 21 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.17%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.92%) Sun Certification
8 10 (0.83%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.58%) CISSP
10 5 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.42%) MCSE
10 5 (0.42%) MCP
10 5 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.42%) MCTS
10 5 (0.42%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.25%) CCNP
11 3 (0.25%) MCSD
11 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.42%) QA
2 18 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.42%) ISO 9000
4 14 (1.17%) SLA
5 8 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.33%) WCAG
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.083%) WAI
9 1 (0.083%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.75%) Varnish
3 7 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.33%) zsh
5 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.17%) XenApp
6 2 (0.17%) XenServer
6 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (2.17%) Puppet
2 13 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.75%) CA Wily
5 8 (0.67%) TeamSite
6 5 (0.42%) Ansible
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.083%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.083%) Nagios
9 1 (0.083%) SCOM
9 1 (0.083%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.083%) Graphite
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.083%) StatsD
Vendors
1 190 (15.85%) Adobe
2 135 (11.26%) Microsoft
3 101 (8.42%) Oracle
4 86 (7.17%) Google
5 66 (5.50%) Sitecore
6 56 (4.67%) IBM
7 49 (4.09%) HP
8 38 (3.17%) SAP
9 31 (2.59%) EPiServer
10 27 (2.25%) ATG
11 26 (2.17%) ServiceNow
12 25 (2.09%) hybris
12 25 (2.09%) OpenText
12 25 (2.09%) Endeca
13 22 (1.83%) VMware
13 22 (1.83%) BMC
13 22 (1.83%) CA
14 21 (1.75%) FatWire
15 19 (1.58%) Twitter
16 17 (1.42%) Perforce
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