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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Manager
Rank 562 531 559
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 42 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.11% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 22
Average daily rate
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£230 £171 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.21% -40.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £137 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £399 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £165 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.54% -52.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -

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
52574 48917 53715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32287 29427 30052
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2054 2082 2685
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 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -37 41 £225 +31.57% 3
London +17 25 £250 +46.19% 1
West Midlands -15 5 £210 +20.00%
Birmingham - 5 £210 -
Yorkshire -6 3 £250 -
North Yorkshire +4 1 £288 -
Scotland -12 1 £275 +71.87%
East of England -21 1 £250 -13.04% 1
Hertfordshire -24 1 £250 - 1
South East -31 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Skipton - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Derby - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -

Content Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 33 (41.25%) Content Management
2 30 (37.50%) CMS
3 24 (30.00%) HTML
4 21 (26.25%) Finance
4 21 (26.25%) Marketing
5 19 (23.75%) SEO
6 17 (21.25%) Publishing
7 16 (20.00%) Photoshop
8 15 (18.75%) Analytics
9 14 (17.50%) Adobe
10 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
10 13 (16.25%) Legal
11 12 (15.00%) Banking
11 12 (15.00%) Social Media
12 11 (13.75%) Project Management
12 11 (13.75%) Mobile App
13 8 (10.00%) Intranet
13 8 (10.00%) CSS
13 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 7 (8.75%) Web Design
14 7 (8.75%) MS Office
14 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
14 7 (8.75%) Internet
14 7 (8.75%) Web Analytics
14 7 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (7.50%) Google
15 6 (7.50%) Copywriting
15 6 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
15 6 (7.50%) CRM

Content Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 30 (37.50%) CMS
2 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.25%) TeamSite
4 4 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.75%) Magnolia
6 2 (2.50%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.50%) WordPress
7 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.25%) TYPO3
7 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.25%) FileNet
7 1 (1.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (8.75%) MS Office
2 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.75%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.25%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) Intranet
2 7 (8.75%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
1 21 (26.25%) Marketing
2 17 (21.25%) Publishing
3 13 (16.25%) Legal
4 12 (15.00%) Banking
5 6 (7.50%) Retail
6 4 (5.00%) German Language
7 3 (3.75%) Arabic Language
8 2 (2.50%) Czech Language
8 2 (2.50%) Polish Language
8 2 (2.50%) Turkish Language
8 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.50%) Advertising
9 1 (1.25%) Automotive
9 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.25%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) HTML
2 8 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (3.75%) XML
3 3 (3.75%) RSS
3 3 (3.75%) Ajax
3 3 (3.75%) WebCenter
3 3 (3.75%) HTML5
4 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 2 (2.50%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Social Media
2 11 (13.75%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.50%) User Experience
3 6 (7.50%) Copywriting
4 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) Statistics
6 2 (2.50%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Blog
7 1 (1.25%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.25%) Wiki
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) AIX
1 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) Content Management
2 19 (23.75%) SEO
3 15 (18.75%) Analytics
4 11 (13.75%) Project Management
5 7 (8.75%) Web Design
5 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.75%) Web Analytics
6 6 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.50%) CRM
7 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.25%) Migration
7 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.75%) Scrum
9 3 (3.75%) Workflow
9 3 (3.75%) Product Marketing
9 3 (3.75%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (2.50%) Pay per click
10 2 (2.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Adobe
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.50%) Google
4 4 (5.00%) Lotus
5 3 (3.75%) RedDot
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle
6 2 (2.50%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) Remedy
6 2 (2.50%) Twitter
6 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.25%) Facebook
7 1 (1.25%) Kofax
7 1 (1.25%) Vignette
7 1 (1.25%) IBM
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