The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 171 146 175
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +29
Contract jobs citing Content Management 675 690 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.17% 1.42% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.96% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 420 324
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £517 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £348 £336
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.39 £13.31 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.40 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.61 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42143 35232 42089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.32% 72.51% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26130 21023 24016
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1183 1087 1432
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -34 620 £375 - 212
London -13 360 £400 +2.56% 106
South East -26 122 £388 +4.72% 38
City of London -15 77 £370 -1.33% 34
South West +9 44 £338 +46.73% 14
Scotland +7 43 £275 -26.66% 8
Surrey -12 32 £410 -3.52% 7
Berkshire -18 30 £283 -28.25% 6
Buckinghamshire -21 29 £310 +90.76% 1
East of England -37 26 £388 +52.70% 11
Glasgow +23 22 £250 - 2
Wiltshire -4 19 £325 -21.21% 6
Edinburgh -22 18 £285 -24.00% 5
West Midlands -9 17 £275 -8.33% 9
Yorkshire -38 17 £300 -25.00% 12
Swindon +2 16 £325 -21.21% 5
East Midlands -4 16 £288 +5.50% 6
Reading -18 15 £188 -53.12% 3
Milton Keynes -22 15 £275 +69.23% 1
Woking - 15 £410 - 2
North West -45 14 £275 -16.66% 10
North Yorkshire 0 12 £300 -7.69% 5
York -5 12 £300 -11.56% 4
Hertfordshire -15 12 £413 +81.31% 7
Dorset +3 11 £488 - 2
Hampshire -12 11 £238 -45.08% 16
East Sussex -3 10 £488 +32.65%
Bournemouth - 10 £488 -
Manchester -29 9 £275 -16.66% 6
Devon - 8 £190 - 1

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 497 (40.60%) CMS
2 476 (38.89%) HTML
3 332 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 331 (27.04%) CSS
5 285 (23.28%) XML
6 279 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
7 239 (19.53%) .NET
8 221 (18.06%) Java
9 203 (16.58%) Web Services
10 183 (14.95%) Finance
11 182 (14.87%) jQuery
12 170 (13.89%) Scrum
12 170 (13.89%) SQL Server
13 168 (13.73%) C#
14 157 (12.83%) SQL
15 156 (12.75%) E-Commerce
16 149 (12.17%) Web Development
16 149 (12.17%) HTML5
17 140 (11.44%) Project Management
18 127 (10.38%) ASP.NET
19 126 (10.29%) Microsoft
19 126 (10.29%) TDD
20 125 (10.21%) SharePoint
21 123 (10.05%) Ajax
22 121 (9.89%) Marketing
23 110 (8.99%) Publishing
24 109 (8.91%) XSLT
24 109 (8.91%) Oracle
25 108 (8.82%) Retail
26 105 (8.58%) UML

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 497 (40.60%) CMS
2 125 (10.21%) SharePoint
3 68 (5.56%) Drupal
4 59 (4.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 56 (4.58%) Adobe CQ
6 53 (4.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 49 (4.00%) Apache
8 47 (3.84%) Tomcat
8 47 (3.84%) IIS
9 45 (3.68%) WordPress
10 43 (3.51%) WebSphere
11 37 (3.02%) Alfresco
12 36 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 33 (2.70%) Umbraco
14 30 (2.45%) Documentum
15 26 (2.12%) WebLogic
16 25 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
17 20 (1.63%) Node.js
18 19 (1.55%) MQSeries
19 16 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 88 (7.19%) Photoshop
2 80 (6.54%) MS Excel
3 50 (4.08%) MS Office
4 32 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (1.55%) MS Project
8 11 (0.90%) Adobe Captivate
9 8 (0.65%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.65%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.57%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.33%) RoboHelp
12 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.16%) QuarkXPress
12 2 (0.16%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.082%) XMetaL
13 1 (0.082%) InDesign
13 1 (0.082%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (2.12%) Tridion
2 22 (1.80%) Google Analytics
3 19 (1.55%) SAP SRM
4 12 (0.98%) Magento
5 7 (0.57%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.57%) SiteCatalyst
6 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.16%) SAP EBP
8 2 (0.16%) Summit
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.082%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.082%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.082%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.082%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.082%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.082%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.55%) SaaS
2 18 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.49%) GitHub
5 5 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.16%) Joyent
7 2 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.082%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.082%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 92 (7.52%) Internet
2 78 (6.37%) Intranet
3 19 (1.55%) DNS
4 16 (1.31%) Firewall
5 15 (1.23%) FTP
6 14 (1.14%) HTTP
7 13 (1.06%) SSL
8 9 (0.74%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.57%) WAN
10 6 (0.49%) Network Security
10 6 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (0.49%) FWSM
10 6 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.49%) VPN
10 6 (0.49%) SMS
10 6 (0.49%) Extranet
11 5 (0.41%) EIGRP
11 5 (0.41%) BGP
11 5 (0.41%) MPLS
11 5 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.66%) Relational Database
3 54 (4.41%) MySQL
4 49 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 33 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (1.88%) DB2
7 21 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.31%) SAP BW
11 14 (1.14%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.14%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.65%) EDRMS
13 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 104 (8.50%) Subversion
2 77 (6.29%) Ant
3 67 (5.47%) Git (software)
4 63 (5.15%) Maven
5 51 (4.17%) Eclipse
6 49 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 40 (3.27%) JUnit
8 36 (2.94%) Selenium
9 28 (2.29%) Jenkins
10 27 (2.21%) JIRA
11 26 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (1.80%) Log4j
13 19 (1.55%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.47%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 17 (1.39%) NUnit
16 14 (1.14%) WebDriver
16 14 (1.14%) CruiseControl
17 12 (0.98%) Hudson
17 12 (0.98%) SpecFlow
18 10 (0.82%) EasyMock
General
1 183 (14.95%) Finance
2 121 (9.89%) Marketing
3 110 (8.99%) Publishing
4 108 (8.82%) Retail
5 81 (6.62%) Banking
6 41 (3.35%) Manufacturing
7 38 (3.10%) Legal
8 28 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.96%) Games
10 21 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (1.31%) Advertising
12 11 (0.90%) Back Office
12 11 (0.90%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.82%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.74%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.65%) French Language
16 6 (0.49%) Interactive Media
17 5 (0.41%) Electronics
17 5 (0.41%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 445 (36.36%) Developer
2 190 (15.52%) Analyst
3 113 (9.23%) Architect
4 110 (8.99%) Business Analyst
5 99 (8.09%) Web Developer
6 78 (6.37%) .NET Developer
7 66 (5.39%) Project Manager
8 57 (4.66%) Consultant
9 55 (4.49%) Front-End Developer
10 48 (3.92%) Java Developer
11 44 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
12 41 (3.35%) Senior Developer
13 37 (3.02%) Designer
14 34 (2.78%) Web Editor
15 29 (2.37%) Content Editor
16 27 (2.21%) Support Analyst
16 27 (2.21%) Copywriter
17 26 (2.12%) Agile Business Analyst
18 23 (1.88%) Content Manager
19 20 (1.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (38.89%) HTML
2 331 (27.04%) CSS
3 285 (23.28%) XML
4 239 (19.53%) .NET
5 203 (16.58%) Web Services
6 182 (14.87%) jQuery
7 149 (12.17%) HTML5
8 127 (10.38%) ASP.NET
9 123 (10.05%) Ajax
10 109 (8.91%) XSLT
11 100 (8.17%) XHTML
12 95 (7.76%) CSS3
13 90 (7.35%) J2EE
14 85 (6.94%) SOAP
15 84 (6.86%) JSP
16 71 (5.80%) RESTful
17 65 (5.31%) REST
18 61 (4.98%) Spring
19 44 (3.59%) WCF
19 44 (3.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.19%) Social Media
2 62 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 44 (3.59%) Open Source
4 42 (3.43%) Mobile App
5 33 (2.70%) Copywriting
6 31 (2.53%) iPad
7 30 (2.45%) Web 2.0
8 29 (2.37%) W3C
9 25 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (1.80%) Computer Science
10 22 (1.80%) Digital Media
11 19 (1.55%) N-Tier
11 19 (1.55%) Taxonomies
12 16 (1.31%) Statistics
13 15 (1.23%) Blackberry
13 15 (1.23%) iPhone
14 14 (1.14%) E-Learning
15 13 (1.06%) New Media
15 13 (1.06%) Data Conversion
15 13 (1.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 102 (8.33%) Windows
2 71 (5.80%) Linux
3 33 (2.70%) UNIX
4 28 (2.29%) Android
5 25 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.63%) Solaris
7 19 (1.55%) HPUX
8 13 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.41%) AIX
13 4 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.16%) CentOS
16 1 (0.082%) VMS
16 1 (0.082%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (13.89%) Scrum
3 156 (12.75%) E-Commerce
4 149 (12.17%) Web Development
5 140 (11.44%) Project Management
6 126 (10.29%) TDD
7 105 (8.58%) UML
8 104 (8.50%) OO
9 103 (8.42%) SEO
10 102 (8.33%) Migration
11 99 (8.09%) Analytics
12 94 (7.68%) Workflow
13 86 (7.03%) MVC
14 84 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (6.21%) ITIL
16 71 (5.80%) BDD
17 67 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 61 (4.98%) Unit Testing
19 59 (4.82%) CRM
20 58 (4.74%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 332 (27.12%) JavaScript
2 221 (18.06%) Java
3 168 (13.73%) C#
4 157 (12.83%) SQL
5 97 (7.92%) PHP
6 38 (3.10%) Perl
7 32 (2.61%) T-SQL
8 29 (2.37%) Python
9 23 (1.88%) C
10 21 (1.72%) XPath
10 21 (1.72%) Ruby
11 19 (1.55%) ActionScript
11 19 (1.55%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.06%) XQuery
13 11 (0.90%) VBA
13 11 (0.90%) VB
13 11 (0.90%) Groovy
14 9 (0.74%) Objective-C
14 9 (0.74%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 99 (8.09%) Degree
2 29 (2.37%) ISEB
3 22 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.49%) CCSP
6 6 (0.49%) CCNP
6 6 (0.49%) CCNA
7 5 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.25%) MBA
8 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.16%) APMP
9 2 (0.16%) MCSE
9 2 (0.16%) MCSA
9 2 (0.16%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.16%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.96%) QA
2 24 (1.96%) SLA
3 22 (1.80%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.41%) WAI
6 3 (0.25%) WCAG
7 2 (0.16%) GMP
7 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.082%) Dublin Core
8 1 (0.082%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.90%) VMware ESX
3 5 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.33%) Varnish
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.31%) Puppet
3 7 (0.57%) Nagios
3 7 (0.57%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.25%) SCOM
5 2 (0.16%) SCCM
5 2 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.16%) OpenView
6 1 (0.082%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.082%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.082%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 126 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 109 (8.91%) Oracle
3 103 (8.42%) Adobe
4 61 (4.98%) Sitecore
5 56 (4.58%) ATG
6 47 (3.84%) EPiServer
7 39 (3.19%) IBM
8 32 (2.61%) Google
9 31 (2.53%) SAP
10 29 (2.37%) FatWire
11 27 (2.21%) Endeca
12 26 (2.12%) Perforce
13 24 (1.96%) JBoss
13 24 (1.96%) Interwoven
14 23 (1.88%) RedDot
15 20 (1.63%) Ektron
16 19 (1.55%) VMware
16 19 (1.55%) ServiceNow
17 18 (1.47%) Blue Martini
17 18 (1.47%) Elastic Path
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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