The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Content Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Manager
UK
Rank 579 608 591
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 22 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.055% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.058% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 20
Median daily rate £275 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £240 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median 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
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Content Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Content Manager in the job title.

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 27 February 2017.

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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 22 £275 -31.25% 12
London +14 12 £300 -29.41% 3
South East +24 8 £250 -9.09% 4
Berkshire +13 3 £250 -9.09%
Surrey - 3 £325 - 2
North West +20 2 - - 1
Reading +17 2 £263 -4.54%
Feltham - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £250 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £325 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Chorley - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £145 -

Content Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Content Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Content Manager in the job title.

1 23 (63.89%) CMS
2 20 (55.56%) Content Management
3 14 (38.89%) Publishing
3 14 (38.89%) Project Management
4 13 (36.11%) HTML
4 13 (36.11%) User Experience
5 12 (33.33%) Marketing
6 11 (30.56%) Copywriting
6 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (27.78%) Migration
8 9 (25.00%) Finance
9 8 (22.22%) SEO
10 7 (19.44%) CSS
10 7 (19.44%) Adobe
10 7 (19.44%) TeamSite
11 6 (16.67%) XML
11 6 (16.67%) Analytics
11 6 (16.67%) QA
12 5 (13.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (13.89%) Social Media
12 5 (13.89%) Digital Content Management
12 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
12 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.89%) Workflow
12 5 (13.89%) Legal
13 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
13 4 (11.11%) MS Office
13 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 4 (11.11%) WordPress

Content Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (63.89%) CMS
2 5 (13.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (11.11%) WordPress
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.56%) Drupal
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.78%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.78%) AdWords
2 1 (2.78%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
General
1 14 (38.89%) Publishing
2 12 (33.33%) Marketing
3 9 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (13.89%) Legal
5 4 (11.11%) Banking
6 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.78%) Advertising
7 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.78%) Private Banking
7 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) HTML
2 7 (19.44%) CSS
3 6 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) User Experience
2 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.89%) Social Media
4 2 (5.56%) Blog
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.78%) Derivative
5 1 (2.78%) Equities
5 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.78%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) Podcast
5 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.78%) Social Network
5 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.78%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Content Management
2 14 (38.89%) Project Management
3 11 (30.56%) Copywriting
4 10 (27.78%) Migration
5 8 (22.22%) SEO
6 6 (16.67%) Analytics
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) Digital Content Management
7 5 (13.89%) Workflow
8 4 (11.11%) Content Writing
8 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (5.56%) Change Control
10 2 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Adobe
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) FatWire
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore