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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management
Rank 208 198 184
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing Content Management 641 631 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.13% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.49% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 368 352
Average daily rate
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£400 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
- +15.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +11.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £33.30 £26.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £17.10
% change year-on-year
+44.73% +11.14%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -19 577 £405 +3.18% 132
London -17 316 £425 - 56
South East -11 85 £370 -1.33% 31
City of London +5 79 £444 +4.41% 7
Scotland +25 53 £325 -8.45% 7
East of England +12 49 £325 -18.75% 9
West Midlands 0 30 £300 +0.84% 5
South West -11 28 £375 +25.00% 5
Edinburgh 0 24 £338 -15.09% 3
Berkshire -2 24 £318 +5.83% 8
Essex +3 22 £325 -25.71% 1
Hampshire -1 21 £380 -18.16% 9
North East -8 21 £510 +56.92% 2
West Yorkshire -18 20 £400 +66.66% 4
Yorkshire -26 20 £438 +71.56% 5
Birmingham +20 19 £300 +0.84%
Hertfordshire +9 18 £276 -23.26% 4
Leeds -19 18 £400 +128.57% 2
North West -36 18 £488 +62.50% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne - 16 £510 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 16 £510 - 2
Oxfordshire -17 14 £510 +4.61% 2
Glasgow +9 13 £300 -14.28% 4
East Midlands -2 12 £313 -8.75% 8
Croydon - 12 £523 -
Manchester -26 11 £550 +57.14% 5
Oxford -14 10 £510 +2.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 9 £448 +102.25% 3
Surrey -10 9 £350 -3.44% 5
Milton Keynes -1 8 £448 - 3

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 507 (39.55%) HTML
2 478 (37.29%) CMS
3 401 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
4 373 (29.10%) JavaScript
5 363 (28.32%) CSS
6 218 (17.00%) Java
7 212 (16.54%) Web Services
8 193 (15.05%) XML
9 190 (14.82%) Adobe
10 189 (14.74%) User Experience
11 186 (14.51%) .NET
12 174 (13.57%) Marketing
13 172 (13.42%) E-Commerce
14 171 (13.34%) HTML5
15 163 (12.71%) Analytics
16 160 (12.48%) jQuery
17 154 (12.01%) SharePoint
18 150 (11.70%) Finance
19 146 (11.39%) Scrum
20 140 (10.92%) Project Management
21 137 (10.69%) SEO
22 135 (10.53%) SQL
23 130 (10.14%) Microsoft
24 129 (10.06%) SQL Server
25 128 (9.98%) Publishing
26 127 (9.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
27 126 (9.83%) C#
28 122 (9.52%) Social Media
29 121 (9.44%) Windows
30 111 (8.66%) OO

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 478 (37.29%) CMS
2 154 (12.01%) SharePoint
3 127 (9.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 68 (5.30%) Drupal
5 65 (5.07%) Sitecore CMS
6 62 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 58 (4.52%) WebSphere
8 49 (3.82%) Umbraco
9 48 (3.74%) WordPress
10 35 (2.73%) Node.js
11 31 (2.42%) Apache
12 30 (2.34%) WebLogic
12 30 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 24 (1.87%) IIS
13 24 (1.87%) Documentum
14 22 (1.72%) Tomcat
15 21 (1.64%) FileNet
16 17 (1.33%) JBoss
17 15 (1.17%) Joomla!
18 13 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 88 (6.86%) Photoshop
2 53 (4.13%) MS Excel
3 34 (2.65%) MS Office
4 30 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 24 (1.87%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.64%) InfoPath
7 13 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.70%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.47%) MS Project
10 6 (0.47%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.39%) Doxygen
12 4 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.31%) FrameMaker
12 4 (0.31%) RoboHelp
13 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.23%) InDesign
14 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
14 2 (0.16%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 17 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.09%) Tridion
3 6 (0.47%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.31%) Magento
5 4 (0.31%) Summit
6 2 (0.16%) Exstream
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.16%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.16%) Maximo
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle TCA
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.078%) Documaker
7 1 (0.078%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 62 (4.84%) Google Analytics
2 36 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.57%) Adobe Analytics
4 25 (1.95%) GitHub
5 23 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (1.40%) Office 365
7 7 (0.55%) Yammer
8 5 (0.39%) Google Checkout
8 5 (0.39%) PaaS
8 5 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.31%) SaaS
9 4 (0.31%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.31%) IaaS
10 3 (0.23%) Heroku
10 3 (0.23%) Taleo
11 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.16%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.078%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.078%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 85 (6.63%) Intranet
1 85 (6.63%) Internet
2 22 (1.72%) HTTP
3 18 (1.40%) Firewall
4 16 (1.25%) Extranet
5 14 (1.09%) FTP
6 13 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (0.86%) 4G
8 10 (0.78%) 3G
8 10 (0.78%) DNS
9 9 (0.70%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.70%) SSH
9 9 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (0.62%) SSL
11 6 (0.47%) SMS
12 5 (0.39%) DVB
13 4 (0.31%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.31%) Skype
14 3 (0.23%) Junos
14 3 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 79 (6.16%) Relational Database
3 34 (2.65%) RDBMS
3 34 (2.65%) MySQL
4 28 (2.18%) MongoDB
5 26 (2.03%) Big Data
6 22 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 21 (1.64%) NoSQL
8 16 (1.25%) DB2
9 15 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.01%) Hadoop
11 12 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (0.78%) PerformancePoint
13 8 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.55%) EDRMS
14 7 (0.55%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.47%) Redis
15 6 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 56 (4.37%) JIRA
2 50 (3.90%) Ant
3 48 (3.74%) Visual Studio
3 48 (3.74%) Git (software)
4 46 (3.59%) Selenium
4 46 (3.59%) Subversion
5 33 (2.57%) Maven
5 33 (2.57%) Eclipse
6 27 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 20 (1.56%) SoapUI
8 18 (1.40%) Xcode
9 17 (1.33%) Cucumber
10 16 (1.25%) JUnit
11 15 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (0.78%) NUnit
13 9 (0.70%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.62%) Log4j
14 8 (0.62%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 8 (0.62%) Hudson
15 7 (0.55%) GitLab
General
1 174 (13.57%) Marketing
2 150 (11.70%) Finance
3 128 (9.98%) Publishing
4 90 (7.02%) Retail
5 73 (5.69%) Banking
6 52 (4.06%) Legal
7 40 (3.12%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.26%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.56%) Advertising
10 15 (1.17%) Games
11 14 (1.09%) Law
12 13 (1.01%) Multimedia
13 11 (0.86%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.78%) Electronics
15 7 (0.55%) Automotive
15 7 (0.55%) Billing
16 6 (0.47%) Local Government
17 5 (0.39%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.39%) Back Office
18 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 419 (32.68%) Developer
2 187 (14.59%) Analyst
3 153 (11.93%) Architect
4 115 (8.97%) Web Developer
5 92 (7.18%) Business Analyst
6 74 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 55 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
7 55 (4.29%) Designer
8 54 (4.21%) Java Developer
9 49 (3.82%) Front-End Developer
10 45 (3.51%) Consultant
11 43 (3.35%) Content Editor
12 33 (2.57%) Content Manager
13 30 (2.34%) Web Editor
13 30 (2.34%) Test Analyst
14 28 (2.18%) SharePoint Developer
15 24 (1.87%) Author
15 24 (1.87%) Technical Architect
15 24 (1.87%) Applications Support
16 23 (1.79%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (39.55%) HTML
2 363 (28.32%) CSS
3 212 (16.54%) Web Services
4 193 (15.05%) XML
5 186 (14.51%) .NET
6 171 (13.34%) HTML5
7 160 (12.48%) jQuery
8 88 (6.86%) J2EE
9 87 (6.79%) ASP.NET
10 84 (6.55%) CSS3
11 77 (6.01%) SOAP
12 70 (5.46%) Ajax
13 58 (4.52%) JSP
14 57 (4.45%) AngularJS
15 52 (4.06%) .NET Framework
16 49 (3.82%) REST
17 47 (3.67%) XHTML
18 45 (3.51%) RESTful
19 39 (3.04%) Sass
20 36 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 189 (14.74%) User Experience
2 122 (9.52%) Social Media
3 110 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (6.63%) Management Information System
5 56 (4.37%) Mobile App
6 35 (2.73%) Digital Media
7 33 (2.57%) Computer Science
8 30 (2.34%) iPad
9 26 (2.03%) W3C
10 25 (1.95%) CMDB
11 24 (1.87%) Copywriting
12 23 (1.79%) E-Learning
13 21 (1.64%) Taxonomies
14 20 (1.56%) GIS
15 18 (1.40%) Algorithms
16 17 (1.33%) Blog
16 17 (1.33%) iPhone
16 17 (1.33%) Visualisation
17 16 (1.25%) Web 2.0
18 14 (1.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 121 (9.44%) Windows
2 105 (8.19%) Linux
3 63 (4.91%) UNIX
4 31 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.03%) Solaris
6 20 (1.56%) Android
7 11 (0.86%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.62%) HPUX
10 7 (0.55%) AIX
11 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (13.42%) E-Commerce
3 163 (12.71%) Analytics
4 146 (11.39%) Scrum
5 140 (10.92%) Project Management
6 137 (10.69%) SEO
7 111 (8.66%) OO
8 106 (8.27%) CRM
9 97 (7.57%) Web Development
10 92 (7.18%) Digital Marketing
11 90 (7.02%) Workflow
11 90 (7.02%) Migration
12 87 (6.79%) TDD
13 81 (6.32%) ITIL
14 79 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 74 (5.77%) SDLC
16 72 (5.62%) PRINCE2
16 72 (5.62%) SOA
17 67 (5.23%) Document Management
18 55 (4.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 373 (29.10%) JavaScript
2 218 (17.00%) Java
3 135 (10.53%) SQL
4 126 (9.83%) C#
5 72 (5.62%) PHP
6 51 (3.98%) VB
7 30 (2.34%) ActionScript
8 22 (1.72%) Objective-C
9 20 (1.56%) Perl
10 18 (1.40%) C
11 17 (1.33%) Groovy
12 16 (1.25%) Ruby
13 15 (1.17%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.17%) Python
14 12 (0.94%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.70%) C++
16 8 (0.62%) XPath
17 7 (0.55%) Scala
18 6 (0.47%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 89 (6.94%) Degree
2 75 (5.85%) Security Cleared
3 55 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.95%) ISEB
5 24 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.78%) MCTS
7 10 (0.78%) Sun Certification
7 10 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.78%) MCP
8 7 (0.55%) CISSP
9 5 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.23%) CCNP
10 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.23%) MCSE
10 3 (0.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.42%) QA
2 14 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.86%) ISO 9000
4 8 (0.62%) SLA
5 7 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.16%) WCAG
9 1 (0.078%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.31%) zsh
4 2 (0.16%) Varnish
5 1 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (1.33%) Puppet
2 13 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.70%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.16%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.078%) Graphite
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.078%) StatsD
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.078%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.078%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.078%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.078%) Nagios
Vendors
1 190 (14.82%) Adobe
2 130 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 104 (8.11%) Oracle
4 94 (7.33%) Google
5 72 (5.62%) Sitecore
6 66 (5.15%) IBM
7 40 (3.12%) HP
8 36 (2.81%) ATG
9 34 (2.65%) ServiceNow
10 28 (2.18%) FatWire
11 27 (2.11%) EPiServer
12 25 (1.95%) hybris
13 24 (1.87%) SAP
14 22 (1.72%) BMC
14 22 (1.72%) CA
15 21 (1.64%) Apple
16 20 (1.56%) Endeca
16 20 (1.56%) OpenText
17 18 (1.40%) VMware
18 15 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £550 to £750 per day excellent rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: €0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
The Creative Emporium
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £387 - £436 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago