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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Manager
Rank 548 538 492
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 34 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.043% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.046% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 36
Average daily rate
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£310 £350 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £460 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £338 £228
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +48.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 -

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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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 20 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 6 March 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 -7 33 £305 -2.40% 4
London +17 27 £305 -12.85% 3
City of London +18 5 £250 -28.57% 1
South East -13 3 £228 -17.27%
South West -8 1 £200 -
Wiltshire - 1 £200 -
Swindon - 1 £200 -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Rugby - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -

Content Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 25 (40.32%) Marketing
2 23 (37.10%) Content Management
3 22 (35.48%) SEO
4 18 (29.03%) CMS
4 18 (29.03%) User Experience
5 17 (27.42%) Analytics
5 17 (27.42%) Adobe
6 14 (22.58%) Project Management
6 14 (22.58%) Social Media
7 12 (19.35%) Degree
7 12 (19.35%) Mobile App
8 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (17.74%) Digital Content Management
8 11 (17.74%) Arabic Language
9 10 (16.13%) Internet
9 10 (16.13%) HTML
10 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
11 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (11.29%) Google
11 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
11 7 (11.29%) CSS
11 7 (11.29%) Publishing
11 7 (11.29%) Migration
11 7 (11.29%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (9.68%) Retail
12 6 (9.68%) Workflow
12 6 (9.68%) Finance
12 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
12 6 (9.68%) Photoshop

Content Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 18 (29.03%) CMS
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.29%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (8.06%) Umbraco
4 4 (6.45%) Drupal
5 3 (4.84%) Kentico
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.23%) WordPress
7 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.84%) MS Project
3 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) WebTrends
1 3 (4.84%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (3.23%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
General
1 25 (40.32%) Marketing
2 11 (17.74%) Arabic Language
3 7 (11.29%) Publishing
4 6 (9.68%) Finance
4 6 (9.68%) Retail
5 4 (6.45%) Banking
5 4 (6.45%) Legal
6 3 (4.84%) Advertising
6 3 (4.84%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.61%) Music Industry
7 1 (1.61%) Automotive
7 1 (1.61%) Law
7 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) HTML
2 7 (11.29%) CSS
3 3 (4.84%) HTML5
4 2 (3.23%) Flash
5 1 (1.61%) Web Services
5 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) User Experience
2 14 (22.58%) Social Media
3 12 (19.35%) Mobile App
4 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.06%) Copywriting
6 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.61%) New Media
7 1 (1.61%) Wiki
7 1 (1.61%) Podcast
7 1 (1.61%) Social Network
7 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.61%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Content Management
2 22 (35.48%) SEO
3 17 (27.42%) Analytics
4 14 (22.58%) Project Management
5 11 (17.74%) Digital Content Management
6 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.29%) Migration
7 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (9.68%) Workflow
8 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.45%) Service Management
9 4 (6.45%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (6.45%) Coaching
9 4 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.84%) Email Marketing
10 3 (4.84%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.84%) Scrum
11 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
11 2 (3.23%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.61%) PHP
2 1 (1.61%) C
2 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Adobe
2 7 (11.29%) Google
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) SAP
4 2 (3.23%) Facebook
4 2 (3.23%) Twitter
4 2 (3.23%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.61%) Tableau
5 1 (1.61%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) Remedy
5 1 (1.61%) Kofax
5 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.61%) Nintex
5 1 (1.61%) IBM
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