The table below looks at the statistics for the Content Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Content Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Manager
Rank 553 524 499
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 30 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.060% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.065% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 25
Average daily rate
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£315 £275 £171
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% +60.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £60
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +433.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Content Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Content Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Content Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Content Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Content Manager within the UK.

Content Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Content Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Content Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Content Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Content Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Content Manager within the UK.

Content Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Content Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Content Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Content Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Content Manager
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -12 28 £305 +11.92% 6
London +3 18 £325 +30.00% 5
South East -9 5 £271 -15.23%
City of London +13 3 £390 +64.21% 1
Berkshire -2 2 £315 -1.56%
North West - 2 £330 -
West Midlands - 2 £250 - 1
Surrey - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £285 -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chester - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Content Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Content Manager in their job title 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 with Content Manager in their job title.

1 18 (28.57%) Marketing
2 17 (26.98%) Content Management
3 16 (25.40%) CMS
4 13 (20.63%) SEO
5 12 (19.05%) Finance
5 12 (19.05%) Social Media
5 12 (19.05%) Analytics
5 12 (19.05%) Digital Content Management
6 11 (17.46%) Publishing
7 10 (15.87%) HTML
7 10 (15.87%) User Experience
8 9 (14.29%) Adobe
8 9 (14.29%) Internet
9 8 (12.70%) Project Management
9 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
9 8 (12.70%) Banking
10 7 (11.11%) Photoshop
11 6 (9.52%) Retail
11 6 (9.52%) Migration
11 6 (9.52%) Google
11 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
12 5 (7.94%) Copywriting
12 5 (7.94%) Google Analytics
12 5 (7.94%) Legal
12 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
13 4 (6.35%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (6.35%) CSS
13 4 (6.35%) Advertising
13 4 (6.35%) Workflow
13 4 (6.35%) Management Information System

Content Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Content Manager in their job title 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 with Content Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (25.40%) CMS
2 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.35%) Drupal
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.76%) TeamSite
5 2 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.17%) WordPress
5 2 (3.17%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS Project
3 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.59%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (28.57%) Marketing
2 12 (19.05%) Finance
3 11 (17.46%) Publishing
4 8 (12.70%) Banking
5 6 (9.52%) Retail
6 5 (7.94%) Legal
7 4 (6.35%) Advertising
8 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
8 3 (4.76%) Arabic Language
9 2 (3.17%) Czech Language
9 2 (3.17%) Polish Language
9 2 (3.17%) Turkish Language
10 1 (1.59%) Music Industry
10 1 (1.59%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.59%) Automotive
10 1 (1.59%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) HTML
2 4 (6.35%) CSS
3 3 (4.76%) Ajax
3 3 (4.76%) XML
3 3 (4.76%) RSS
4 2 (3.17%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Social Media
2 10 (15.87%) User Experience
3 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.94%) Copywriting
5 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.76%) Statistics
7 2 (3.17%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.59%) New Media
8 1 (1.59%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.59%) Wiki
8 1 (1.59%) Podcast
8 1 (1.59%) Social Network
8 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.59%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Content Management
2 13 (20.63%) SEO
3 12 (19.05%) Analytics
3 12 (19.05%) Digital Content Management
4 8 (12.70%) Project Management
5 6 (9.52%) Migration
6 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.35%) Workflow
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.35%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (4.76%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.17%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) ITSM
9 2 (3.17%) Service Management
9 2 (3.17%) Web Analytics
9 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.17%) Pay per click
9 2 (3.17%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.17%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.59%) PHP
2 1 (1.59%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Adobe
2 6 (9.52%) Google
3 3 (4.76%) RedDot
4 2 (3.17%) Remedy
4 2 (3.17%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.17%) Facebook
4 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.59%) Nintex
5 1 (1.59%) Tableau
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter
5 1 (1.59%) Kofax
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
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