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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Manager
Rank 579 567 538
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 46 49 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.088% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.095% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 42
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£219 £225 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £171 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £213 £160
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 16 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 28 August 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 -15 46 £219 -2.77% 5
London +17 27 £206 -29.78% 2
South East -12 13 £475 +137.50% 1
City of London +7 7 £213 -12.46%
Berkshire -4 5 £475 +137.50% 1
West Sussex - 5 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Worthing - 2 - -
East Midlands -7 1 £200 -
Milton Keynes -8 1 - -
Bracknell -9 1 - - 1
Reading -9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -11 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £200 -
Northampton - 1 £200 -

Content Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (47.83%) Content Management
2 30 (43.48%) CMS
3 25 (36.23%) SEO
4 22 (31.88%) Finance
4 22 (31.88%) Marketing
5 19 (27.54%) HTML
6 18 (26.09%) Analytics
7 17 (24.64%) User Experience
8 14 (20.29%) Project Management
9 13 (18.84%) Publishing
10 12 (17.39%) Google
11 11 (15.94%) CSS
11 11 (15.94%) Digital Content Management
11 11 (15.94%) Mobile App
11 11 (15.94%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (14.49%) Google Analytics
12 10 (14.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 9 (13.04%) Copywriting
13 9 (13.04%) Migration
13 9 (13.04%) Legal
13 9 (13.04%) Adobe
14 8 (11.59%) Intranet
15 7 (10.14%) Photoshop
15 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
15 7 (10.14%) Degree
15 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (8.70%) E-Learning
16 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
16 6 (8.70%) Social Media
16 6 (8.70%) Channel Management

Content Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (43.48%) CMS
2 10 (14.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.80%) TYPO3
4 4 (5.80%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.35%) Drupal
6 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.80%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Intranet
2 4 (5.80%) Internet
3 2 (2.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.90%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
1 22 (31.88%) Marketing
2 13 (18.84%) Publishing
3 9 (13.04%) Legal
4 5 (7.25%) Advertising
4 5 (7.25%) Arabic Language
5 3 (4.35%) Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.90%) Retail
7 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) HTML
2 11 (15.94%) CSS
3 5 (7.25%) Flash
4 3 (4.35%) RSS
4 3 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (1.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) User Experience
2 11 (15.94%) Mobile App
3 9 (13.04%) Copywriting
4 6 (8.70%) E-Learning
4 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.70%) Social Media
5 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.90%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.90%) Wiki
7 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Content Management
2 25 (36.23%) SEO
3 18 (26.09%) Analytics
4 14 (20.29%) Project Management
5 11 (15.94%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (15.94%) Digital Content Management
6 9 (13.04%) Migration
7 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.70%) Channel Management
9 5 (7.25%) B2C
10 4 (5.80%) Multivariate Testing
11 3 (4.35%) Data Security
11 3 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (4.35%) People Management
12 2 (2.90%) Data Privacy
12 2 (2.90%) OWASP
12 2 (2.90%) Coaching
12 2 (2.90%) Scrum
12 2 (2.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) TeamSite
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Google
2 9 (13.04%) Adobe
3 3 (4.35%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.90%) HP
4 2 (2.90%) FatWire
5 1 (1.45%) Omniture
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
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