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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 215 161 173
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +12
Contract jobs citing Content Management 545 696 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 1.34% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.82% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 450 330
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £323
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 31
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £19.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +9.42%

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
42487 38184 36396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.65% 73.77% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 23709 21229
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1158 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -69 506 £375 - 180
London -75 261 £403 +4.00% 72
South East -20 107 £350 -3.44% 40
City of London -12 53 £380 -1.93% 27
Hampshire -8 37 £375 +4.16% 15
South West -18 31 £243 -26.51% 17
East of England -10 26 £425 +44.68% 11
Scotland -8 23 £263 -34.37% 11
Buckinghamshire - 22 £350 - 1
Wiltshire -6 21 £208 -35.75% 5
North West +5 20 £251 -22.92% 18
Yorkshire -4 18 £275 -15.38% 13
Swindon 0 17 £208 -36.96% 3
West Midlands -5 16 £366 +39.33% 3
East Midlands +10 14 £193 -3.75% 3
Glasgow +3 13 £258 -35.62% 6
South Wales -10 13 £423 +5.62% 2
Wales -22 13 £423 +5.62% 3
East Sussex +13 12 £175 -53.33% 4
Brighton +12 12 £180 -52.13% 4
Manchester -10 12 £313 -1.96% 10
Milton Keynes - 12 £350 -
West Yorkshire +2 11 £275 -35.29% 9
Essex 0 11 £425 - 2
Berkshire -20 11 £324 +1.17% 7
North East - 11 £250 - 2
Southampton -1 10 £488 +143.75%
Surrey -14 10 £388 +3.33% 8
Leeds -15 9 £275 -35.29% 3
Cardiff -12 8 £420 +5.00% 1

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 485 (41.28%) CMS
2 439 (37.36%) HTML
3 333 (28.34%) Agile Software Development
4 306 (26.04%) JavaScript
5 294 (25.02%) CSS
6 224 (19.06%) Java
7 214 (18.21%) XML
8 199 (16.94%) Web Services
9 191 (16.26%) .NET
10 187 (15.91%) E-Commerce
11 180 (15.32%) Finance
12 165 (14.04%) Scrum
13 160 (13.62%) Oracle
14 151 (12.85%) HTML5
15 149 (12.68%) jQuery
16 148 (12.60%) Publishing
17 147 (12.51%) Marketing
18 142 (12.09%) SharePoint
19 139 (11.83%) SQL
20 135 (11.49%) Project Management
21 132 (11.23%) C#
22 126 (10.72%) TDD
23 120 (10.21%) J2EE
23 120 (10.21%) User Experience
24 117 (9.96%) Microsoft
25 114 (9.70%) Linux
26 111 (9.45%) ASP.NET
26 111 (9.45%) SOAP
27 109 (9.28%) Intranet
28 108 (9.19%) Social Media

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 485 (41.28%) CMS
2 142 (12.09%) SharePoint
3 76 (6.47%) WebLogic
4 65 (5.53%) Adobe CQ
5 63 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 60 (5.11%) Drupal
7 52 (4.43%) JBoss
8 47 (4.00%) Apache
9 46 (3.91%) Umbraco
10 40 (3.40%) WebSphere
11 39 (3.32%) IIS
12 36 (3.06%) WordPress
13 34 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
14 33 (2.81%) SharePoint 2010
15 28 (2.38%) Documentum
16 26 (2.21%) Tomcat
16 26 (2.21%) WebLogic Portal
16 26 (2.21%) TeamSite
17 25 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
18 22 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 83 (7.06%) Photoshop
2 66 (5.62%) MS Excel
3 48 (4.09%) MS Office
4 24 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (1.96%) MS Project
6 14 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (1.02%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.77%) Acrobat
9 7 (0.60%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.085%) Mingle
12 1 (0.085%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.085%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 32 (2.72%) Google Analytics
2 22 (1.87%) Documaker
2 22 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
3 18 (1.53%) Tridion
4 13 (1.11%) Oracle FAH
5 11 (0.94%) Magento
5 11 (0.94%) WebTrends
5 11 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.51%) Cordys
7 5 (0.43%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.34%) SiteCatalyst
9 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.17%) SAP ECC
10 1 (0.085%) SAP PLM
10 1 (0.085%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.085%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (0.77%) SaaS
2 6 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.34%) GitHub
3 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.26%) PaaS
4 3 (0.26%) Joyent
5 2 (0.17%) Office 365
5 2 (0.17%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.085%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.085%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 109 (9.28%) Intranet
2 100 (8.51%) Internet
3 35 (2.98%) HTTP
4 25 (2.13%) SSL
5 21 (1.79%) HTTPS
6 13 (1.11%) Extranet
7 10 (0.85%) FTP
8 7 (0.60%) LDAP
9 5 (0.43%) Firewall
10 3 (0.26%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.26%) PPP
10 3 (0.26%) LAN
10 3 (0.26%) WAN
11 2 (0.17%) SAN
11 2 (0.17%) DAB
11 2 (0.17%) Broadband
11 2 (0.17%) SMTP
11 2 (0.17%) VPN
11 2 (0.17%) DNS
11 2 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 70 (5.96%) MySQL
3 56 (4.77%) Relational Database
4 43 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 38 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 36 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
7 23 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 23 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
8 19 (1.62%) DB2
9 17 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.68%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.60%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.51%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.51%) MarkLogic
14 5 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 87 (7.40%) Ant
2 73 (6.21%) Subversion
2 73 (6.21%) Maven
3 61 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 43 (3.66%) Eclipse
5 32 (2.72%) Git (software)
6 31 (2.64%) Dreamweaver
7 30 (2.55%) JIRA
8 25 (2.13%) JUnit
9 16 (1.36%) Selenium
10 14 (1.19%) SoapUI
10 14 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (1.02%) ClearCase
12 10 (0.85%) Jenkins
12 10 (0.85%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.77%) Axure RP
13 9 (0.77%) CruiseControl
14 7 (0.60%) JBehave
15 5 (0.43%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.43%) Jasmine
General
1 180 (15.32%) Finance
2 148 (12.60%) Publishing
3 147 (12.51%) Marketing
4 89 (7.57%) Retail
5 68 (5.79%) Banking
6 44 (3.74%) Legal
7 32 (2.72%) Billing
8 24 (2.04%) Advertising
9 18 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.45%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.11%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.68%) Law
12 8 (0.68%) German Language
13 7 (0.60%) Dutch Language
14 6 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.51%) Automotive
14 6 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.43%) French Language
15 5 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 403 (34.30%) Developer
2 158 (13.45%) Analyst
3 109 (9.28%) Architect
4 101 (8.60%) Business Analyst
5 100 (8.51%) Project Manager
6 88 (7.49%) Web Developer
7 63 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 58 (4.94%) Front-End Developer
9 56 (4.77%) Consultant
10 40 (3.40%) Content Editor
11 39 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
12 38 (3.23%) Designer
13 34 (2.89%) .NET Developer
14 31 (2.64%) Content Manager
14 31 (2.64%) Senior Developer
15 27 (2.30%) Web Manager
16 24 (2.04%) Web Editor
17 23 (1.96%) Administrator
18 22 (1.87%) Web Designer
18 22 (1.87%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (37.36%) HTML
2 294 (25.02%) CSS
3 214 (18.21%) XML
4 199 (16.94%) Web Services
5 191 (16.26%) .NET
6 151 (12.85%) HTML5
7 149 (12.68%) jQuery
8 120 (10.21%) J2EE
9 111 (9.45%) ASP.NET
9 111 (9.45%) SOAP
10 83 (7.06%) CSS3
11 78 (6.64%) XSLT
12 74 (6.30%) XHTML
13 73 (6.21%) JSP
14 63 (5.36%) Ajax
15 60 (5.11%) REST
16 55 (4.68%) RESTful
17 52 (4.43%) XSL
18 45 (3.83%) JMS
19 44 (3.74%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 120 (10.21%) User Experience
2 108 (9.19%) Social Media
3 93 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (4.68%) Open Source
5 50 (4.26%) iPad
6 46 (3.91%) Management Information System
7 42 (3.57%) W3C
8 40 (3.40%) Taxonomies
9 28 (2.38%) Mobile App
10 23 (1.96%) Copywriting
11 20 (1.70%) Digital Media
12 18 (1.53%) Computer Science
13 15 (1.28%) Data Conversion
14 14 (1.19%) Web 2.0
15 13 (1.11%) Graphic Design
15 13 (1.11%) Hedge funds
16 11 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (0.85%) Wiki
18 9 (0.77%) Visualisation
18 9 (0.77%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 114 (9.70%) Linux
2 80 (6.81%) Windows
3 48 (4.09%) UNIX
4 20 (1.70%) Solaris
5 17 (1.45%) AIX
6 16 (1.36%) Android
7 14 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.77%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.43%) CentOS
11 5 (0.43%) HPUX
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.17%) SUSE
13 2 (0.17%) zOS
13 2 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.085%) webOS
14 1 (0.085%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (28.34%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (15.91%) E-Commerce
3 165 (14.04%) Scrum
4 135 (11.49%) Project Management
5 126 (10.72%) TDD
6 97 (8.26%) Web Development
7 88 (7.49%) SOA
8 86 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 82 (6.98%) Analytics
10 81 (6.89%) SEO
11 78 (6.64%) MVC
12 77 (6.55%) Migration
12 77 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
13 70 (5.96%) Workflow
14 65 (5.53%) Digital Marketing
15 57 (4.85%) Waterfall
16 55 (4.68%) Business Analysis
17 54 (4.60%) OO
18 53 (4.51%) CRM
18 53 (4.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 306 (26.04%) JavaScript
2 224 (19.06%) Java
3 139 (11.83%) SQL
4 132 (11.23%) C#
5 78 (6.64%) PHP
6 54 (4.60%) Python
7 42 (3.57%) Groovy
8 30 (2.55%) Perl
9 25 (2.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 25 (2.13%) Jython
10 22 (1.87%) Bash Shell
11 17 (1.45%) VBA
12 14 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.02%) PowerShell
14 11 (0.94%) VBScript
14 11 (0.94%) Ruby
15 9 (0.77%) C
15 9 (0.77%) C++
15 9 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 96 (8.17%) Degree
2 36 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.36%) ISEB
5 7 (0.60%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.34%) MCTS
8 4 (0.34%) CCA
8 4 (0.34%) MCP
9 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.17%) CBAP
10 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.085%) HNC
11 1 (0.085%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.89%) QA
2 23 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.85%) WAI
4 8 (0.68%) WCAG
5 4 (0.34%) SLA
6 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.085%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.43%) Varnish
2 5 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.17%) Firmware
3 2 (0.17%) Shibboleth
3 2 (0.17%) IAG
4 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.085%) Docker
4 1 (0.085%) RHEV
4 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 26 (2.21%) Oracle Identity Management
2 19 (1.62%) Puppet
2 19 (1.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.68%) Nagios
6 5 (0.43%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.43%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.17%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.085%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.085%) Control-M
Vendors
1 160 (13.62%) Oracle
2 117 (9.96%) Microsoft
3 93 (7.91%) Adobe
4 81 (6.89%) Sitecore
5 51 (4.34%) Google
6 50 (4.26%) Open Text
7 43 (3.66%) ATG
7 43 (3.66%) Endeca
8 40 (3.40%) FatWire
8 40 (3.40%) RedDot
9 34 (2.89%) Perforce
10 29 (2.47%) IBM
11 21 (1.79%) EPiServer
11 21 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (1.62%) HP
12 19 (1.62%) Remedy
13 17 (1.45%) Twitter
13 17 (1.45%) SAP
14 16 (1.36%) Siebel
15 13 (1.11%) Facebook
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