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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management
Rank 193 178 148
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -30
Contract jobs citing Content Management 637 650 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.18% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.58% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 402 423
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.55% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 27
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.41% +13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.29 £12.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £41.75 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £21.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.09% +26.47%

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -15 571 £378 +0.66% 187
London -29 281 £405 +1.25% 77
South East -24 100 £350 -12.50% 49
East of England +68 73 £350 -7.89% 14
City of London +6 57 £385 +2.66% 15
Scotland +13 50 £319 +15.90% 8
South West +7 44 £375 +11.11% 4
West Midlands +4 38 £300 +9.09% 9
Cambridgeshire +29 29 £288 - 8
Berkshire -6 26 £290 +4.03% 5
Buckinghamshire -6 22 £344 -0.36% 6
Essex +27 20 £400 +66.66% 1
Bristol +17 20 £375 +20.00% 2
Glasgow -4 19 £248 -10.00% 6
Reading +3 18 £330 +76.00% 2
Hampshire -6 17 £400 +60.00% 6
Oxfordshire -7 17 £320 -46.66% 5
Hertfordshire +10 16 £400 -1.53% 3
Cambridge - 15 £300 - 3
Wiltshire +8 14 £363 +11.53% 1
North West -20 13 £470 +70.90% 16
Surrey -22 11 £240 -41.46% 9
Peterborough +13 10 £250 - 5
Birmingham +1 10 £288 +5.99% 3
Edinburgh -5 10 £400 +40.35% 2
Swindon +5 9 £375 +15.38% 1
Oxford - 9 £345 -
Ipswich - 8 £550 -
Suffolk - 8 £550 -
Coventry +1 7 - - 1

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (38.74%) HTML
2 445 (37.81%) CMS
3 394 (33.47%) CSS
4 361 (30.67%) JavaScript
5 324 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
6 251 (21.33%) XML
7 239 (20.31%) Java
8 230 (19.54%) Web Services
9 218 (18.52%) .NET
10 186 (15.80%) Adobe
11 181 (15.38%) jQuery
12 171 (14.53%) HTML5
13 164 (13.93%) SQL
14 162 (13.76%) User Experience
15 148 (12.57%) C#
16 143 (12.15%) Marketing
17 142 (12.06%) E-Commerce
18 141 (11.98%) Scrum
19 139 (11.81%) ASP.NET
20 129 (10.96%) Publishing
21 127 (10.79%) Finance
22 124 (10.54%) SharePoint
23 123 (10.45%) Microsoft
24 115 (9.77%) SQL Server
25 113 (9.60%) TDD
26 110 (9.35%) Windows
27 109 (9.26%) Project Management
28 106 (9.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
28 106 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
29 105 (8.92%) Analytics

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 445 (37.81%) CMS
2 124 (10.54%) SharePoint
3 106 (9.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 56 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 53 (4.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 51 (4.33%) Umbraco
6 51 (4.33%) Drupal
7 42 (3.57%) IIS
8 39 (3.31%) Node.js
9 37 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 37 (3.14%) WordPress
10 33 (2.80%) Tomcat
11 32 (2.72%) WebLogic
12 27 (2.29%) FileNet
13 23 (1.95%) Kentico
13 23 (1.95%) JBoss
13 23 (1.95%) Apache
13 23 (1.95%) Documentum
14 20 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
15 19 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 91 (7.73%) Photoshop
2 72 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 39 (3.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 27 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 27 (2.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 24 (2.04%) MS Office
6 19 (1.61%) InfoPath
7 13 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (0.85%) InDesign
9 6 (0.51%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.51%) FrameMaker
10 5 (0.42%) Doxygen
11 4 (0.34%) MS Project
11 4 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.25%) Final Cut Pro
12 3 (0.25%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.085%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 15 (1.27%) WebTrends
2 14 (1.19%) Tridion
2 14 (1.19%) SAP SRM
3 11 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.76%) Magento
5 6 (0.51%) assyst
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.25%) Documaker
7 3 (0.25%) SmartPlant
7 3 (0.25%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.17%) Maximo
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.17%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.17%) SAP CCM
9 1 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.085%) Unica
9 1 (0.085%) SAP PLM
9 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.085%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.55%) Google Analytics
3 26 (2.21%) Adobe Analytics
4 18 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.85%) Office 365
5 10 (0.85%) GitHub
5 10 (0.85%) SaaS
6 8 (0.68%) PaaS
7 5 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.34%) Heroku
9 2 (0.17%) Google Checkout
9 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.17%) Joyent
10 1 (0.085%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.085%) IaaS
10 1 (0.085%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 89 (7.56%) Intranet
2 62 (5.27%) Internet
3 31 (2.63%) HTTP
4 15 (1.27%) Firewall
4 15 (1.27%) Extranet
5 9 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (0.68%) DNS
7 7 (0.59%) SSL
8 6 (0.51%) WAN
9 5 (0.42%) LAN
9 5 (0.42%) FTP
9 5 (0.42%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.42%) VPN
9 5 (0.42%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.34%) LDAP
11 3 (0.25%) Junos
11 3 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.25%) Network Security
11 3 (0.25%) BGP
11 3 (0.25%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.67%) Relational Database
3 48 (4.08%) MySQL
4 28 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (2.29%) Oracle Database
6 18 (1.53%) MongoDB
7 17 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.10%) Big Data
10 12 (1.02%) SAP BW
10 12 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.02%) NoSQL
11 11 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.85%) PerformancePoint
12 10 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.68%) MarkLogic
14 7 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 77 (6.54%) Visual Studio
2 48 (4.08%) Ant
3 35 (2.97%) Git (software)
4 34 (2.89%) Subversion
5 31 (2.63%) Maven
6 30 (2.55%) Selenium
7 26 (2.21%) Eclipse
8 24 (2.04%) JIRA
9 23 (1.95%) Axure RP
10 19 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
12 17 (1.44%) SoapUI
13 16 (1.36%) Jenkins
14 15 (1.27%) JUnit
15 13 (1.10%) NUnit
15 13 (1.10%) LoadRunner
16 11 (0.93%) Cucumber
17 7 (0.59%) MSTest
18 6 (0.51%) Xcode
18 6 (0.51%) Jasmine
General
1 143 (12.15%) Marketing
2 129 (10.96%) Publishing
3 127 (10.79%) Finance
4 86 (7.31%) Retail
5 67 (5.69%) Banking
6 37 (3.14%) Manufacturing
7 31 (2.63%) Legal
8 20 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.61%) Advertising
10 16 (1.36%) Electronics
11 12 (1.02%) Games
12 11 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.76%) Arabic Language
13 9 (0.76%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.68%) Law
14 8 (0.68%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.68%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.51%) Back Office
15 6 (0.51%) French Language
16 5 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 447 (37.98%) Developer
2 162 (13.76%) Analyst
3 132 (11.21%) Architect
4 104 (8.84%) Web Developer
5 86 (7.31%) Business Analyst
6 83 (7.05%) Java Developer
7 72 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 49 (4.16%) Front-End Developer
9 48 (4.08%) Consultant
9 48 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
10 40 (3.40%) Senior Developer
11 37 (3.14%) Content Editor
12 33 (2.80%) .NET Developer
13 28 (2.38%) Content Manager
13 28 (2.38%) Designer
13 28 (2.38%) CMS Developer
14 25 (2.12%) Author
15 24 (2.04%) Administrator
16 22 (1.87%) Web Editor
16 22 (1.87%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (38.74%) HTML
2 394 (33.47%) CSS
3 251 (21.33%) XML
4 230 (19.54%) Web Services
5 218 (18.52%) .NET
6 181 (15.38%) jQuery
7 171 (14.53%) HTML5
8 139 (11.81%) ASP.NET
9 103 (8.75%) CSS3
10 98 (8.33%) J2EE
11 95 (8.07%) XSLT
12 87 (7.39%) XHTML
13 78 (6.63%) Ajax
13 78 (6.63%) SOAP
14 77 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 72 (6.12%) REST
16 56 (4.76%) .NET Framework
17 55 (4.67%) JSP
18 52 (4.42%) AngularJS
19 43 (3.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 162 (13.76%) User Experience
2 106 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (6.97%) Management Information System
4 74 (6.29%) W3C
5 58 (4.93%) Social Media
6 37 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 35 (2.97%) Open Source
7 35 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 30 (2.55%) iPad
9 26 (2.21%) Web 2.0
10 25 (2.12%) Taxonomies
11 22 (1.87%) Digital Media
12 19 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.61%) GIS
13 18 (1.53%) Copywriting
14 17 (1.44%) CMDB
15 13 (1.10%) Data Conversion
16 12 (1.02%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.85%) Clustering
17 10 (0.85%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 110 (9.35%) Windows
2 101 (8.58%) Linux
3 45 (3.82%) UNIX
4 27 (2.29%) Solaris
5 24 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.95%) Android
7 12 (1.02%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.25%) SUSE
13 2 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.17%) NetWare
13 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.085%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (12.06%) E-Commerce
3 141 (11.98%) Scrum
4 113 (9.60%) TDD
5 109 (9.26%) Project Management
6 105 (8.92%) Analytics
7 104 (8.84%) Web Development
7 104 (8.84%) SEO
8 98 (8.33%) Workflow
9 74 (6.29%) SOA
10 72 (6.12%) CRM
11 70 (5.95%) Digital Marketing
11 70 (5.95%) OO
12 64 (5.44%) Migration
13 60 (5.10%) ITIL
13 60 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 58 (4.93%) OOP
15 55 (4.67%) MVC
16 54 (4.59%) PRINCE2
17 53 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 361 (30.67%) JavaScript
2 239 (20.31%) Java
3 164 (13.93%) SQL
4 148 (12.57%) C#
5 63 (5.35%) PHP
6 34 (2.89%) VB
7 26 (2.21%) Python
8 20 (1.70%) Scala
9 17 (1.44%) Groovy
10 16 (1.36%) VBA
10 16 (1.36%) Ruby
11 13 (1.10%) Objective-C
11 13 (1.10%) C
11 13 (1.10%) C++
12 12 (1.02%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.02%) PowerShell
13 10 (0.85%) Perl
14 6 (0.51%) VB6
15 5 (0.42%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (7.99%) Degree
2 44 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.78%) ISEB
6 6 (0.51%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.51%) MCSE
7 5 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.42%) MCTS
7 5 (0.42%) MCP
7 5 (0.42%) CISSP
7 5 (0.42%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.25%) MCSD
9 3 (0.25%) CCNP
9 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.17%) HND
10 2 (0.17%) CFA
10 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.84%) QA
2 17 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.10%) ISO 9000
4 11 (0.93%) SLA
5 8 (0.68%) WCAG
6 7 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
8 2 (0.17%) WAI
9 1 (0.085%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.085%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.76%) Varnish
3 7 (0.59%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.25%) Docker
5 2 (0.17%) XenApp
5 2 (0.17%) XenServer
5 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.085%) zsh
Systems Management
1 25 (2.12%) Puppet
2 15 (1.27%) TeamSite
3 12 (1.02%) CA Wily
4 7 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.25%) Ansible
7 1 (0.085%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.085%) SCOM
7 1 (0.085%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.085%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.085%) Control-M
7 1 (0.085%) Nagios
7 1 (0.085%) Graphite
7 1 (0.085%) StatsD
Vendors
1 186 (15.80%) Adobe
2 123 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 77 (6.54%) Oracle
4 75 (6.37%) Google
5 70 (5.95%) Sitecore
6 51 (4.33%) HP
7 47 (3.99%) IBM
8 44 (3.74%) OpenText
9 35 (2.97%) SAP
10 32 (2.72%) EPiServer
11 30 (2.55%) RedDot
12 25 (2.12%) FatWire
13 23 (1.95%) Endeca
14 20 (1.70%) hybris
15 19 (1.61%) ServiceNow
15 19 (1.61%) ATG
15 19 (1.61%) VMware
16 16 (1.36%) BMC
16 16 (1.36%) Omniture
17 15 (1.27%) Perforce
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £525 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
LA International
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough
Volt
Rate: £40.00 - £43.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £150 - £165 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Network ITR
Rate: 450 to 465 per day GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Action For Children
Rate: £32,201- £35,930 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Rate: From £29,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: £120 - £150 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £525 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago