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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Manager
Rank 577 512 545
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 36 65 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.12% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.13% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 50 21
Average daily rate
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£250 £175 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £344 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £170 £340
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -40.59%
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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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 -57 35 £244 +39.28% 3
London -24 22 £250 +33.33%
Yorkshire 0 3 £288 -
West Midlands -15 3 £210 +20.00%
East of England -16 3 £250 -13.04%
Birmingham - 3 £210 -
North Yorkshire -3 2 £288 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £275 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
North West - 1 £300 - 1
South East - - - -
Chester - - - -
Derby - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -

Content Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (41.98%) Content Management
2 29 (35.80%) CMS
3 25 (30.86%) HTML
4 24 (29.63%) Marketing
5 20 (24.69%) Finance
6 19 (23.46%) SEO
7 17 (20.99%) Publishing
8 16 (19.75%) Photoshop
9 15 (18.52%) Adobe
10 14 (17.28%) Digital Content Management
11 13 (16.05%) Analytics
11 13 (16.05%) Social Media
12 12 (14.81%) Banking
12 12 (14.81%) Legal
13 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
13 11 (13.58%) Mobile App
14 10 (12.35%) Project Management
15 9 (11.11%) CSS
16 8 (9.88%) Intranet
16 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
17 7 (8.64%) Internet
17 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
17 7 (8.64%) Web Design
17 7 (8.64%) Retail
17 7 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
17 7 (8.64%) Google
17 7 (8.64%) User Experience
18 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (7.41%) Copywriting
18 6 (7.41%) Digital Marketing

Content Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 29 (35.80%) CMS
2 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) TeamSite
4 4 (4.94%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (4.94%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.70%) Magnolia
6 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.23%) WordPress
7 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.23%) FileNet
7 1 (1.23%) Documentum
7 1 (1.23%) TYPO3
7 1 (1.23%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) Photoshop
2 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (7.41%) MS Office
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.70%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.23%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Intranet
2 7 (8.64%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 24 (29.63%) Marketing
2 20 (24.69%) Finance
3 17 (20.99%) Publishing
4 12 (14.81%) Banking
4 12 (14.81%) Legal
5 7 (8.64%) Retail
6 4 (4.94%) German Language
7 3 (3.70%) Arabic Language
7 3 (3.70%) Advertising
8 2 (2.47%) Automotive
8 2 (2.47%) Czech Language
8 2 (2.47%) Polish Language
8 2 (2.47%) Turkish Language
8 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.23%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.23%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.86%) HTML
2 9 (11.11%) CSS
3 3 (3.70%) Web Services
3 3 (3.70%) XML
3 3 (3.70%) RSS
3 3 (3.70%) Ajax
3 3 (3.70%) WebCenter
3 3 (3.70%) HTML5
4 2 (2.47%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Social Media
2 11 (13.58%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.64%) User Experience
4 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.41%) Copywriting
5 3 (3.70%) Statistics
6 2 (2.47%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.47%) Blog
7 1 (1.23%) Podcast
7 1 (1.23%) New Media
7 1 (1.23%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.23%) Wiki
7 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) AIX
1 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Content Management
2 19 (23.46%) SEO
3 14 (17.28%) Digital Content Management
4 13 (16.05%) Analytics
5 10 (12.35%) Project Management
6 7 (8.64%) Web Design
7 6 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (7.41%) CRM
7 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.41%) Migration
7 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.17%) Web Analytics
8 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.70%) Product Marketing
9 3 (3.70%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (3.70%) Scrum
9 3 (3.70%) Workflow
10 2 (2.47%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Adobe
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) Google
4 4 (4.94%) Lotus
5 3 (3.70%) RedDot
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle
5 3 (3.70%) Twitter
6 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.47%) Facebook
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) Remedy
7 1 (1.23%) Kofax
7 1 (1.23%) Vignette
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) Sitecore