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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Manager
Rank 627 614 558
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -56
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 16 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.056% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.059% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 28
Median daily rate £275 £375 £242
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +54.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £447 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £425 £225
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +88.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Content Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Content Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Content Manager
Top 18 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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -34 13 £280 -25.33% 1
South East -5 6 £290 -38.94%
Berkshire +5 5 £290 -38.94%
Bracknell - 4 £290 -
Bristol - 3 £250 -
South West - 3 £250 -
Scotland - 3 £275 -
Stirling - 2 £275 -
Manchester - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
London -17 1 £340 -2.85%
East Midlands - 1 £150 - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £150 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £150 -
Reading - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £115 -

Content Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 24 (50.00%) Content Management
2 21 (43.75%) CMS
3 16 (33.33%) Marketing
4 13 (27.08%) Finance
4 13 (27.08%) Digital Content Management
5 11 (22.92%) Content Development
5 11 (22.92%) HTML
6 10 (20.83%) Publishing
6 10 (20.83%) Migration
6 10 (20.83%) Infographics
6 10 (20.83%) User Experience
7 9 (18.75%) QA
7 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 9 (18.75%) SEO
8 6 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (10.42%) Digital Media
9 5 (10.42%) Analytics
9 5 (10.42%) CSS
9 5 (10.42%) Banking
9 5 (10.42%) Animation
9 5 (10.42%) Photography
10 4 (8.33%) Resource Management
10 4 (8.33%) Google
10 4 (8.33%) Workflow
10 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
10 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
10 4 (8.33%) Internet

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 21 (43.75%) CMS
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) Drupal
3 3 (6.25%) Magnolia
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) FileNet
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (33.33%) Marketing
2 13 (27.08%) Finance
3 10 (20.83%) Publishing
4 5 (10.42%) Banking
5 3 (6.25%) Multimedia
6 2 (4.17%) Polish Language
6 2 (4.17%) Retail
7 1 (2.08%) Legal
7 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) User Experience
2 5 (10.42%) Animation
2 5 (10.42%) Digital Media
2 5 (10.42%) Photography
3 4 (8.33%) Copywriting
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) Social Media
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Blog
5 2 (4.17%) Graphic Design
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.08%) Pricing Data
6 1 (2.08%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Content Management
2 13 (27.08%) Digital Content Management
3 11 (22.92%) Content Development
4 10 (20.83%) Infographics
4 10 (20.83%) Migration
5 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 9 (18.75%) SEO
5 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (10.42%) Analytics
8 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) Project Management
8 4 (8.33%) Resource Management
8 4 (8.33%) Workflow
9 3 (6.25%) B2B
9 3 (6.25%) Line Management
9 3 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (4.17%) Service Design
11 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe
2 2 (4.17%) Lotus
2 2 (4.17%) OpenText
3 1 (2.08%) Capita
3 1 (2.08%) FatWire
3 1 (2.08%) hybris
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Sitecore