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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 196 181 168
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing Content Management 617 640 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 1.21% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.64% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 388 404
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £180 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 31
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £10.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £17.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -35.00%

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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -14 575 £400 +6.66% 159
London 0 334 £425 +6.25% 67
South East -11 80 £375 +3.44% 28
City of London +26 69 £444 +7.57% 27
East of England -27 42 £425 +53.84% 10
South West -32 28 £275 +80.32% 17
Scotland -32 27 £355 +9.23% 13
West Midlands -4 26 £315 -7.35% 8
Yorkshire +12 23 £240 -21.95% 12
North West -3 23 £300 - 13
Hampshire -16 20 £460 +8.23% 6
West Yorkshire +17 18 £219 -27.14% 4
Manchester -6 17 £350 +12.00% 8
Berkshire -14 17 £300 +25.00% 5
Essex +1 15 £438 -2.77% 1
Wiltshire - 15 £313 - 11
Surrey +7 12 £350 -3.44% 4
Leeds +7 12 £175 -41.66% 4
Glasgow -10 12 £350 +20.68% 11
Bristol -8 11 £220 +67.93% 6
Cambridgeshire -8 11 £375 - 4
Swindon - 11 £369 - 7
Hertfordshire -20 10 £360 -4.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 10 £338 - 4
Warwickshire -1 9 £315 +350.00% 2
Canary Wharf +18 8 £294 -34.72%
East Midlands 0 8 £343 +3.78% 3
Oxfordshire -6 8 £475 +196.87% 5
Cambridge -16 8 - - 3
Brighton -8 7 £229 -39.06%

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 509 (40.36%) CMS
2 474 (37.59%) HTML
3 394 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 324 (25.69%) JavaScript
5 310 (24.58%) CSS
6 231 (18.32%) Java
7 230 (18.24%) .NET
8 221 (17.53%) XML
8 221 (17.53%) Scrum
9 216 (17.13%) Finance
10 211 (16.73%) Web Services
11 184 (14.59%) Oracle
12 173 (13.72%) jQuery
13 168 (13.32%) E-Commerce
14 159 (12.61%) Marketing
15 157 (12.45%) C#
16 153 (12.13%) Project Management
17 152 (12.05%) HTML5
18 147 (11.66%) SQL
19 146 (11.58%) SharePoint
20 141 (11.18%) Web Development
21 135 (10.71%) Social Media
22 134 (10.63%) TDD
23 133 (10.55%) SQL Server
24 131 (10.39%) User Experience
25 128 (10.15%) Microsoft
26 125 (9.91%) J2EE
27 122 (9.67%) Degree
28 120 (9.52%) Internet
29 117 (9.28%) SOAP

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 509 (40.36%) CMS
2 146 (11.58%) SharePoint
3 80 (6.34%) Drupal
4 78 (6.19%) WebLogic
4 78 (6.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 57 (4.52%) Adobe CQ
6 51 (4.04%) Umbraco
7 48 (3.81%) WebSphere
8 47 (3.73%) Apache
9 46 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 38 (3.01%) IIS
11 36 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 30 (2.38%) Tomcat
13 25 (1.98%) Documentum
13 25 (1.98%) WebLogic Portal
14 24 (1.90%) WordPress
14 24 (1.90%) Oracle Service Bus
15 22 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 21 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 20 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 84 (6.66%) Photoshop
2 70 (5.55%) MS Excel
3 55 (4.36%) MS Office
4 29 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (2.14%) MS Project
6 18 (1.43%) MS Visio
7 15 (1.19%) InfoPath
8 14 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.48%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.32%) RoboHelp
12 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.079%) XMetaL
13 1 (0.079%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 38 (3.01%) Google Analytics
2 21 (1.67%) Tridion
2 21 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (1.67%) Documaker
3 17 (1.35%) SAP SRM
4 16 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (1.03%) Oracle FAH
6 9 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.63%) SiteCatalyst
8 7 (0.56%) WebTrends
8 7 (0.56%) Magento
9 6 (0.48%) Cordys
9 6 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (0.71%) SaaS
4 5 (0.40%) GitHub
5 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.24%) Office 365
6 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.16%) PaaS
7 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.079%) Joyent
8 1 (0.079%) Heroku
8 1 (0.079%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.079%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 120 (9.52%) Internet
2 116 (9.20%) Intranet
3 35 (2.78%) HTTP
4 24 (1.90%) SSL
5 21 (1.67%) HTTPS
6 15 (1.19%) Extranet
7 13 (1.03%) Firewall
8 12 (0.95%) LDAP
9 10 (0.79%) FTP
10 6 (0.48%) DNS
11 4 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.32%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.32%) DMZ
12 3 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.16%) SMTP
13 2 (0.16%) PPP
13 2 (0.16%) RTCP
13 2 (0.16%) RTP
13 2 (0.16%) DAB
14 1 (0.079%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 65 (5.15%) MySQL
3 60 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 46 (3.65%) Oracle Database
5 45 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 34 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 32 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
8 25 (1.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 23 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (1.74%) Oracle ODI
11 17 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (1.27%) DB2
12 16 (1.27%) SAP BW
13 12 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.87%) MongoDB
15 9 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (0.71%) NoSQL
16 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 93 (7.38%) Subversion
2 88 (6.98%) Ant
3 79 (6.26%) Visual Studio
4 64 (5.08%) Maven
5 44 (3.49%) Git (software)
6 39 (3.09%) Eclipse
7 32 (2.54%) JUnit
8 31 (2.46%) JIRA
9 29 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (2.06%) Dreamweaver
11 17 (1.35%) Selenium
12 16 (1.27%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.03%) Log4j
14 12 (0.95%) NUnit
15 11 (0.87%) Jenkins
16 10 (0.79%) CruiseControl
17 8 (0.63%) SpecFlow
18 7 (0.56%) WATIR
19 6 (0.48%) PHPUnit
19 6 (0.48%) Axure RP
General
1 216 (17.13%) Finance
2 159 (12.61%) Marketing
3 116 (9.20%) Retail
4 113 (8.96%) Publishing
5 70 (5.55%) Banking
6 56 (4.44%) Legal
7 42 (3.33%) Manufacturing
8 30 (2.38%) Billing
9 28 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 25 (1.98%) Advertising
11 22 (1.74%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.11%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.87%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.79%) Dutch Language
14 10 (0.79%) Games
15 8 (0.63%) French Language
15 8 (0.63%) German Language
15 8 (0.63%) Automotive
16 7 (0.56%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 444 (35.21%) Developer
2 187 (14.83%) Analyst
3 124 (9.83%) Business Analyst
4 97 (7.69%) Architect
5 93 (7.38%) Web Developer
6 83 (6.58%) Project Manager
7 81 (6.42%) Consultant
8 63 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
9 59 (4.68%) Java Developer
10 53 (4.20%) .NET Developer
11 42 (3.33%) Content Editor
12 37 (2.93%) Agile Business Analyst
13 36 (2.85%) Designer
14 34 (2.70%) Content Manager
15 33 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
16 28 (2.22%) C# Developer
17 24 (1.90%) Web Manager
18 23 (1.82%) SharePoint Developer
18 23 (1.82%) Web Editor
18 23 (1.82%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 474 (37.59%) HTML
2 310 (24.58%) CSS
3 230 (18.24%) .NET
4 221 (17.53%) XML
5 211 (16.73%) Web Services
6 173 (13.72%) jQuery
7 152 (12.05%) HTML5
8 125 (9.91%) J2EE
9 117 (9.28%) SOAP
10 115 (9.12%) ASP.NET
11 85 (6.74%) JSP
12 83 (6.58%) Ajax
13 82 (6.50%) CSS3
14 81 (6.42%) XHTML
15 77 (6.11%) XSLT
16 64 (5.08%) REST
17 60 (4.76%) RESTful
18 58 (4.60%) JMS
19 51 (4.04%) XSL
20 49 (3.89%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 135 (10.71%) Social Media
2 131 (10.39%) User Experience
3 92 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (5.39%) Management Information System
5 67 (5.31%) Open Source
6 59 (4.68%) iPad
7 41 (3.25%) Copywriting
8 38 (3.01%) Mobile App
9 29 (2.30%) Taxonomies
10 28 (2.22%) W3C
11 19 (1.51%) Web 2.0
12 17 (1.35%) Graphic Design
13 16 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.19%) Computer Science
15 14 (1.11%) Digital Media
16 13 (1.03%) Hedge funds
16 13 (1.03%) Wiki
17 12 (0.95%) Statistics
18 11 (0.87%) E-Learning
18 11 (0.87%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 109 (8.64%) Linux
2 85 (6.74%) Windows
3 54 (4.28%) UNIX
4 25 (1.98%) Solaris
5 19 (1.51%) Android
6 16 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.03%) HPUX
9 9 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.63%) AIX
11 7 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.40%) CentOS
13 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.16%) SUSE
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.079%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (17.53%) Scrum
3 168 (13.32%) E-Commerce
4 153 (12.13%) Project Management
5 141 (11.18%) Web Development
6 134 (10.63%) TDD
7 106 (8.41%) SEO
8 103 (8.17%) Analytics
9 94 (7.45%) OO
9 94 (7.45%) SOA
10 92 (7.30%) MVC
11 90 (7.14%) Workflow
12 88 (6.98%) Migration
13 87 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 86 (6.82%) UML
15 76 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
16 72 (5.71%) User Stories
17 69 (5.47%) Business Analysis
18 68 (5.39%) CRM
19 58 (4.60%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 324 (25.69%) JavaScript
2 231 (18.32%) Java
3 157 (12.45%) C#
4 147 (11.66%) SQL
5 75 (5.95%) PHP
6 53 (4.20%) Python
7 43 (3.41%) Groovy
8 27 (2.14%) Perl
8 27 (2.14%) Bash Shell
9 24 (1.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 24 (1.90%) Jython
10 17 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 16 (1.27%) XPath
12 14 (1.11%) VB.NET
13 12 (0.95%) T-SQL
14 11 (0.87%) Ruby
15 10 (0.79%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.71%) C
17 8 (0.63%) VBScript
17 8 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 122 (9.67%) Degree
2 45 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.30%) ISEB
4 27 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.71%) PMP
6 9 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.71%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.48%) CCA
9 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.24%) CISSP
10 3 (0.24%) MCP
10 3 (0.24%) MCTS
10 3 (0.24%) GISP
10 3 (0.24%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.23%) QA
2 22 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.71%) SLA
4 6 (0.48%) WAI
4 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.32%) WCAG
5 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.079%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.24%) Varnish
6 2 (0.16%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.16%) IAG
7 1 (0.079%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.079%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.079%) vSphere
7 1 (0.079%) XenApp
7 1 (0.079%) XenServer
7 1 (0.079%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.079%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 27 (2.14%) Oracle Identity Management
2 19 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (1.19%) Puppet
5 10 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.79%) Nagios
6 7 (0.56%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.24%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.16%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.079%) OpenView
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.079%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.079%) SCCM
Vendors
1 184 (14.59%) Oracle
2 128 (10.15%) Microsoft
3 88 (6.98%) Sitecore
4 85 (6.74%) Adobe
5 58 (4.60%) JBoss
6 53 (4.20%) ATG
7 52 (4.12%) FatWire
8 49 (3.89%) Google
9 46 (3.65%) IBM
9 46 (3.65%) Endeca
10 38 (3.01%) Perforce
11 35 (2.78%) Open Text
12 29 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
13 28 (2.22%) SAP
14 26 (2.06%) EPiServer
14 26 (2.06%) RedDot
15 22 (1.74%) Interwoven
16 21 (1.67%) Twitter
17 18 (1.43%) Remedy
18 17 (1.35%) Siebel
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