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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Manager
Rank 588 556 534
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 25 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.068% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.073% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 21
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£350 £275 £171
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +60.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £384 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £269 £170
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +58.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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
Top 20 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 3 July 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 -42 25 £350 +27.27% 11
London -13 15 £375 +25.00% 4
South East -15 6 £475 +105.40% 5
Berkshire +12 4 £475 +100.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Ealing - 2 £405 -
East of England - 2 £220 -
West Midlands -1 1 £338 +92.85%
Birmingham -3 1 £338 +92.85%
City of London -9 1 £160 -36.00% 2
West Yorkshire -19 1 £150 -66.66%
Yorkshire -20 1 £150 -66.66%
Croydon - 1 £245 -
Leeds - 1 £150 -
Paddington - 1 £400 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £220 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £220 -

Content Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (44.44%) Content Management
2 26 (41.27%) SEO
3 22 (34.92%) Marketing
3 22 (34.92%) Analytics
4 21 (33.33%) User Experience
5 19 (30.16%) Adobe
6 17 (26.98%) Mobile App
7 16 (25.40%) Project Management
7 16 (25.40%) CMS
8 15 (23.81%) HTML
8 15 (23.81%) Degree
9 14 (22.22%) Arabic Language
9 14 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 14 (22.22%) Finance
10 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (20.63%) Channel Management
11 12 (19.05%) Internet
12 10 (15.87%) Intranet
12 10 (15.87%) Publishing
12 10 (15.87%) Migration
12 10 (15.87%) Google
13 8 (12.70%) Copywriting
13 8 (12.70%) Adobe Analytics
13 8 (12.70%) Social Media
13 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
13 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
14 7 (11.11%) Photoshop
15 6 (9.52%) CSS
15 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
15 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development

Content Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.94%) Umbraco
5 4 (6.35%) Drupal
6 3 (4.76%) Kentico
7 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (7.94%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) Internet
2 10 (15.87%) Intranet
3 2 (3.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (34.92%) Marketing
2 14 (22.22%) Arabic Language
2 14 (22.22%) Finance
3 10 (15.87%) Publishing
4 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Advertising
5 3 (4.76%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) HTML
2 6 (9.52%) CSS
3 3 (4.76%) Flash
3 3 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (1.59%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) User Experience
2 17 (26.98%) Mobile App
3 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (12.70%) Copywriting
4 8 (12.70%) Social Media
5 3 (4.76%) Wiki
6 2 (3.17%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.59%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Content Management
2 26 (41.27%) SEO
3 22 (34.92%) Analytics
4 16 (25.40%) Project Management
5 13 (20.63%) Channel Management
6 10 (15.87%) Migration
7 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.94%) B2C
8 5 (7.94%) Workflow
8 5 (7.94%) Scrum
8 5 (7.94%) Digital Content Management
9 4 (6.35%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.76%) Email Marketing
10 3 (4.76%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (4.76%) Data Security
10 3 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) TeamSite
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Adobe
2 10 (15.87%) Google
3 3 (4.76%) EPiServer
3 3 (4.76%) HP
3 3 (4.76%) SAP
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) FatWire
4 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.59%) Facebook
4 1 (1.59%) Twitter
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