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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management
Rank 191 182 176
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Content Management 630 618 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.16% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.58% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 357 391
Average daily rate
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£381 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £170 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 9 29
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -11.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £32.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -11.55%

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
41303 39122 41685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.30% 73.30% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25558 24009 24155
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1071 1478
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 589 £393 +4.66% 156
London +23 361 £425 +6.25% 70
City of London +35 80 £425 +7.93% 17
South East -17 76 £375 +15.38% 25
East of England -29 40 £400 +52.38% 10
West Midlands +11 30 £298 -12.50% 5
South West -25 29 £300 +122.22% 16
Berkshire -2 22 £300 +42.85% 6
North West -7 22 £300 - 11
Scotland -52 22 £355 +7.16% 10
Yorkshire +11 17 £255 -17.07% 13
Manchester -3 17 £350 - 10
West Yorkshire +13 16 £240 -20.13% 5
Surrey +12 16 £363 - 4
Essex 0 16 £438 +12.90% 2
Hampshire -16 14 £464 -2.23% 9
Wiltshire - 14 £373 - 4
Canary Wharf +21 13 £294 -34.72%
Bristol -21 12 £225 +71.75% 8
Bracknell - 12 £250 -
Hertfordshire -9 11 £360 +6.66% 3
Swindon - 11 £399 - 4
Leeds +7 10 £175 -41.66% 3
Warwickshire -1 10 £315 +350.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 10 £375 - 3
Edinburgh -22 10 £398 +13.97% 1
Oxfordshire -4 8 £488 +195.45% 2
East Midlands -5 7 £343 +14.16% 2
Glasgow -11 7 £350 +20.68% 8
Cambridge -21 7 £375 - 3

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 515 (40.71%) CMS
2 476 (37.63%) HTML
3 327 (25.85%) JavaScript
4 311 (24.58%) CSS
5 281 (22.21%) Agile Software Development
6 239 (18.89%) .NET
7 230 (18.18%) Web Services
8 228 (18.02%) Scrum
9 226 (17.87%) Finance
9 226 (17.87%) Java
10 224 (17.71%) XML
11 182 (14.39%) jQuery
12 171 (13.52%) Oracle
13 168 (13.28%) C#
14 164 (12.96%) E-Commerce
15 158 (12.49%) HTML5
16 155 (12.25%) Marketing
17 154 (12.17%) Project Management
18 149 (11.78%) Web Development
19 144 (11.38%) TDD
20 138 (10.91%) SQL Server
21 134 (10.59%) SharePoint
22 133 (10.51%) SQL
23 132 (10.43%) Social Media
24 129 (10.20%) Microsoft
25 128 (10.12%) SOAP
26 126 (9.96%) Degree
27 123 (9.72%) ASP.NET
27 123 (9.72%) J2EE
28 120 (9.49%) Retail

Content Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 515 (40.71%) CMS
2 134 (10.59%) SharePoint
3 79 (6.25%) Drupal
4 77 (6.09%) WebLogic
5 73 (5.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 57 (4.51%) Adobe CQ
7 53 (4.19%) Umbraco
8 45 (3.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 44 (3.48%) WebSphere
10 39 (3.08%) Apache
11 37 (2.92%) IIS
12 33 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 29 (2.29%) Tomcat
14 23 (1.82%) WordPress
15 22 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
16 21 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
16 21 (1.66%) Oracle Service Bus
17 19 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 18 (1.42%) Documentum
19 17 (1.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 78 (6.17%) Photoshop
2 75 (5.93%) MS Excel
3 56 (4.43%) MS Office
4 30 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (2.21%) MS Project
6 26 (2.06%) MS Visio
7 15 (1.19%) InfoPath
8 12 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.32%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.32%) RoboHelp
11 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.079%) Mingle
12 1 (0.079%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 33 (2.61%) Google Analytics
2 24 (1.90%) Tridion
3 20 (1.58%) SAP SRM
4 18 (1.42%) Documaker
4 18 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
5 15 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.87%) Oracle FAH
7 9 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.63%) SiteCatalyst
9 7 (0.55%) WebTrends
10 6 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.47%) Cordys
11 5 (0.40%) Magento
12 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.11%) SaaS
3 8 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.40%) GitHub
5 4 (0.32%) Office 365
6 3 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.079%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.079%) PaaS
8 1 (0.079%) Heroku
8 1 (0.079%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.079%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.079%) Responsys
8 1 (0.079%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.079%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 118 (9.33%) Internet
2 111 (8.77%) Intranet
3 31 (2.45%) HTTP
4 21 (1.66%) SSL
5 18 (1.42%) HTTPS
6 15 (1.19%) Extranet
7 14 (1.11%) Firewall
8 11 (0.87%) LDAP
9 6 (0.47%) FTP
10 5 (0.40%) DNS
10 5 (0.40%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.32%) DMZ
11 4 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.16%) Network Security
13 2 (0.16%) RTCP
13 2 (0.16%) RTP
13 2 (0.16%) PPP
13 2 (0.16%) Broadband
14 1 (0.079%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.98%) MySQL
3 50 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.16%) RDBMS
5 39 (3.08%) Oracle Database
6 30 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
8 22 (1.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 19 (1.50%) SAP BW
9 19 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (1.42%) Oracle ODI
11 14 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.95%) MongoDB
13 11 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (0.79%) DB2
14 10 (0.79%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 93 (7.35%) Subversion
2 80 (6.32%) Ant
3 78 (6.17%) Visual Studio
4 63 (4.98%) Maven
5 45 (3.56%) Git (software)
6 32 (2.53%) JIRA
7 31 (2.45%) Eclipse
8 30 (2.37%) JUnit
8 30 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
9 23 (1.82%) Cucumber
10 18 (1.42%) Selenium
11 16 (1.26%) SpecFlow
12 15 (1.19%) NUnit
13 14 (1.11%) Log4j
14 12 (0.95%) Jenkins
15 9 (0.71%) MSTest
16 7 (0.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 7 (0.55%) WATIR
17 6 (0.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 226 (17.87%) Finance
2 155 (12.25%) Marketing
3 120 (9.49%) Retail
4 119 (9.41%) Publishing
5 74 (5.85%) Banking
6 57 (4.51%) Legal
7 44 (3.48%) Manufacturing
8 29 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 25 (1.98%) Billing
10 21 (1.66%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.66%) Advertising
11 17 (1.34%) Telecoms
12 13 (1.03%) Games
13 12 (0.95%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.95%) French Language
14 10 (0.79%) Dutch Language
14 10 (0.79%) Automotive
15 8 (0.63%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.63%) German Language
16 6 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 459 (36.28%) Developer
2 193 (15.26%) Analyst
3 128 (10.12%) Business Analyst
4 93 (7.35%) Web Developer
5 89 (7.04%) Architect
6 83 (6.56%) Project Manager
7 79 (6.25%) Consultant
8 65 (5.14%) .NET Developer
9 57 (4.51%) Front-End Developer
10 56 (4.43%) Java Developer
11 37 (2.92%) Agile Business Analyst
11 37 (2.92%) Content Editor
12 35 (2.77%) Content Manager
13 34 (2.69%) Designer
14 32 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
15 29 (2.29%) C# Developer
16 25 (1.98%) SharePoint Developer
16 25 (1.98%) C# .NET Developer
17 24 (1.90%) Senior Developer
17 24 (1.90%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (37.63%) HTML
2 311 (24.58%) CSS
3 239 (18.89%) .NET
4 230 (18.18%) Web Services
5 224 (17.71%) XML
6 182 (14.39%) jQuery
7 158 (12.49%) HTML5
8 128 (10.12%) SOAP
9 123 (9.72%) J2EE
9 123 (9.72%) ASP.NET
10 91 (7.19%) CSS3
11 88 (6.96%) Ajax
12 80 (6.32%) JSP
13 76 (6.01%) XHTML
14 74 (5.85%) XSLT
14 74 (5.85%) RESTful
15 67 (5.30%) REST
16 60 (4.74%) JMS
17 51 (4.03%) XSL
17 51 (4.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.43%) Social Media
2 69 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 61 (4.82%) iPad
4 60 (4.74%) Open Source
5 42 (3.32%) Copywriting
6 41 (3.24%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.13%) W3C
8 24 (1.90%) Taxonomies
9 20 (1.58%) Web 2.0
10 18 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.26%) Graphic Design
12 15 (1.19%) Digital Media
12 15 (1.19%) Computer Science
13 12 (0.95%) Wiki
13 12 (0.95%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.95%) E-Learning
14 10 (0.79%) Statistics
14 10 (0.79%) Blog
15 9 (0.71%) iPhone
15 9 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 100 (7.91%) Linux
2 77 (6.09%) Windows
3 48 (3.79%) UNIX
4 23 (1.82%) Solaris
5 22 (1.74%) Android
6 21 (1.66%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.11%) HPUX
9 7 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.32%) AIX
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.16%) CentOS
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.079%) SUSE
14 1 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.079%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (22.21%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (18.02%) Scrum
3 164 (12.96%) E-Commerce
4 154 (12.17%) Project Management
5 149 (11.78%) Web Development
6 144 (11.38%) TDD
7 111 (8.77%) SEO
8 102 (8.06%) Workflow
8 102 (8.06%) MVC
9 97 (7.67%) UML
9 97 (7.67%) Analytics
10 93 (7.35%) Migration
11 90 (7.11%) SOA
12 88 (6.96%) OO
13 87 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 77 (6.09%) User Stories
15 76 (6.01%) CRM
16 72 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
17 62 (4.90%) Business Analysis
18 61 (4.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 327 (25.85%) JavaScript
2 226 (17.87%) Java
3 168 (13.28%) C#
4 133 (10.51%) SQL
5 69 (5.45%) PHP
6 47 (3.72%) Python
7 45 (3.56%) Groovy
8 25 (1.98%) Bash Shell
9 22 (1.74%) Perl
9 22 (1.74%) T-SQL
10 21 (1.66%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 21 (1.66%) Jython
11 17 (1.34%) XPath
12 15 (1.19%) PowerShell
13 11 (0.87%) Ruby
13 11 (0.87%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.63%) C
14 8 (0.63%) Scala
15 7 (0.55%) XQuery
15 7 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 126 (9.96%) Degree
2 36 (2.85%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.98%) ISEB
4 19 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.71%) PMP
5 9 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.63%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.40%) CCA
8 5 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.24%) MBA
10 3 (0.24%) CISSP
10 3 (0.24%) GISP
10 3 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.16%) APMP
11 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.69%) QA
2 18 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.87%) SLA
4 7 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.47%) WAI
6 4 (0.32%) WCAG
6 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.079%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.16%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.16%) IAG
6 1 (0.079%) RHEV
6 1 (0.079%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.079%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.079%) XenApp
6 1 (0.079%) XenServer
6 1 (0.079%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (1.90%) Oracle Identity Management
2 19 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (0.95%) Puppet
5 8 (0.63%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.55%) Nagios
7 6 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.16%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.079%) OpenView
9 1 (0.079%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.079%) SCCM
9 1 (0.079%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.079%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 171 (13.52%) Oracle
2 129 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 85 (6.72%) Adobe
4 83 (6.56%) Sitecore
5 57 (4.51%) JBoss
6 56 (4.43%) ATG
7 48 (3.79%) Endeca
8 46 (3.64%) FatWire
9 43 (3.40%) Google
10 42 (3.32%) IBM
11 40 (3.16%) Perforce
12 31 (2.45%) EPiServer
13 29 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
14 28 (2.21%) SAP
15 26 (2.06%) Open Text
16 22 (1.74%) RedDot
16 22 (1.74%) Interwoven
17 20 (1.58%) Twitter
18 19 (1.50%) Ektron
19 16 (1.26%) Facebook
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