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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Manager
Rank 581 512 505
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 27 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.11% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.12% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 43 17
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£300 £250 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £170 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £227
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £143
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +124.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%

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
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 27 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 18 December 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 -59 24 £293 +28.75% 10
London -3 13 £275 +22.22% 8
City of London +7 3 £310 +77.14% 4
South East -47 3 £333 +3.90%
Berkshire -4 2 £315 -1.56%
North West - 2 £330 - 1
East of England - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £285 - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chester - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Content Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 32 (41.56%) Content Management
2 27 (35.06%) CMS
3 21 (27.27%) HTML
4 20 (25.97%) Marketing
5 18 (23.38%) Finance
6 15 (19.48%) SEO
7 13 (16.88%) Social Media
7 13 (16.88%) Digital Content Management
8 12 (15.58%) Adobe
9 11 (14.29%) Publishing
9 11 (14.29%) Analytics
10 10 (12.99%) Mobile App
11 9 (11.69%) Photoshop
11 9 (11.69%) Legal
11 9 (11.69%) Project Management
11 9 (11.69%) Banking
11 9 (11.69%) User Experience
12 8 (10.39%) Internet
12 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
13 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 7 (9.09%) Retail
14 6 (7.79%) Copywriting
14 6 (7.79%) CSS
15 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
15 5 (6.49%) MS Office
15 5 (6.49%) TeamSite
15 5 (6.49%) Migration
15 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (6.49%) Google
15 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills

Content Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 27 (35.06%) CMS
2 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.49%) TeamSite
4 4 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.19%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (5.19%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.90%) Drupal
5 3 (3.90%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.60%) WordPress
6 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.60%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.30%) Documentum
7 1 (1.30%) FileNet
7 1 (1.30%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.60%) MS Project
4 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.30%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.30%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (25.97%) Marketing
2 18 (23.38%) Finance
3 11 (14.29%) Publishing
4 9 (11.69%) Legal
4 9 (11.69%) Banking
5 7 (9.09%) Retail
6 4 (5.19%) German Language
6 4 (5.19%) Advertising
7 3 (3.90%) Arabic Language
8 2 (2.60%) Czech Language
8 2 (2.60%) Polish Language
8 2 (2.60%) Turkish Language
8 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.60%) Automotive
9 1 (1.30%) Law
9 1 (1.30%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (1.30%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) HTML
2 6 (7.79%) CSS
3 4 (5.19%) XML
4 3 (3.90%) RSS
4 3 (3.90%) Web Services
4 3 (3.90%) Ajax
5 2 (2.60%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.30%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Social Media
2 10 (12.99%) Mobile App
3 9 (11.69%) User Experience
4 6 (7.79%) Copywriting
5 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.90%) Statistics
7 2 (2.60%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.30%) New Media
8 1 (1.30%) Wiki
8 1 (1.30%) Podcast
8 1 (1.30%) Social Network
8 1 (1.30%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) AIX
1 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Content Management
2 15 (19.48%) SEO
3 13 (16.88%) Digital Content Management
4 11 (14.29%) Analytics
5 9 (11.69%) Project Management
6 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.49%) Migration
7 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.19%) Pay per click
8 4 (5.19%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (5.19%) Workflow
9 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.90%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Web Analytics
10 2 (2.60%) Email Marketing
10 2 (2.60%) Online Marketing
10 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (2.60%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.30%) PHP
2 1 (1.30%) Java
2 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Adobe
2 5 (6.49%) Google
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) Lotus
4 3 (3.90%) RedDot
5 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.60%) Kofax
5 2 (2.60%) Remedy
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) HP
5 2 (2.60%) Facebook
5 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.30%) Nintex
6 1 (1.30%) Twitter
6 1 (1.30%) Vignette
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle
6 1 (1.30%) Tableau
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