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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Manager
Rank 620 629 604
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 29 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.071% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.074% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 25
Median daily rate £275 £225 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £465 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £465 £211
% change year-on-year
-40.86% +120.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - -

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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
Top 28 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 25 September 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 +9 25 £295 +31.11% 6
South East +14 9 £238 -50.00%
London -12 6 £375 +81.81% 4
Berkshire +8 4 £238 -50.00%
Scotland - 4 £275 -
South West - 4 £263 -
North West - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £263 -
Stirling - 4 £275 -
Slough - 4 £238 -
Manchester - 4 - -
Surrey +14 2 £300 -
City of London +12 2 £400 +82.85%
East Midlands -4 2 - -
Northampton -4 2 - -
Northamptonshire -5 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Hampshire +8 1 £220 -52.68%
East of England - 1 £400 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £330 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £330 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -
York - 1 £330 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £400 -
Isleworth - 1 £510 -
Chertsey - 1 £300 -
Basingstoke - 1 £220 -

Content Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 27 (58.70%) Content Management
2 25 (54.35%) CMS
2 25 (54.35%) Marketing
3 20 (43.48%) HTML
4 18 (39.13%) User Experience
5 17 (36.96%) Digital Content Management
6 13 (28.26%) SEO
6 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (26.09%) E-Commerce
8 11 (23.91%) Copywriting
9 10 (21.74%) Finance
10 9 (19.57%) Migration
10 9 (19.57%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (17.39%) Publishing
12 7 (15.22%) Retail
12 7 (15.22%) Analytics
13 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (13.04%) CSS
13 6 (13.04%) TeamSite
13 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (10.87%) Intranet
14 5 (10.87%) Banking
15 4 (8.70%) Social Media
15 4 (8.70%) Email Marketing
15 4 (8.70%) Multimedia
15 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
15 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
15 4 (8.70%) Infographics
15 4 (8.70%) Service Design
15 4 (8.70%) Content Development

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 25 (54.35%) CMS
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) Magnolia
3 3 (6.52%) WordPress
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Drupal
4 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.17%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Google Analytics
1 3 (6.52%) SmartFocus
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Intranet
2 3 (6.52%) SMS
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (54.35%) Marketing
2 10 (21.74%) Finance
3 8 (17.39%) Publishing
4 7 (15.22%) Retail
5 5 (10.87%) Banking
6 4 (8.70%) Multimedia
7 2 (4.35%) Polish Language
8 1 (2.17%) Electronics
8 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
8 1 (2.17%) Legal
8 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) HTML
2 6 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (6.52%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) CSS3
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) User Experience
2 11 (23.91%) Copywriting
3 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.70%) Social Media
5 2 (4.35%) Blog
5 2 (4.35%) Graphic Design
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.17%) Derivative
6 1 (2.17%) Equities
6 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.17%) Handset
6 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.17%) Pricing Data
6 1 (2.17%) Statistics
6 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Content Management
2 17 (36.96%) Digital Content Management
3 13 (28.26%) SEO
3 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 9 (19.57%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (19.57%) Migration
6 7 (15.22%) Analytics
7 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.70%) Content Development
8 4 (8.70%) Email Marketing
8 4 (8.70%) Infographics
8 4 (8.70%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (8.70%) Service Design
9 3 (6.52%) Email Migration
9 3 (6.52%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
9 3 (6.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) TeamSite
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Adobe
1 3 (6.52%) EPiServer
1 3 (6.52%) Google
2 2 (4.35%) Lotus
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) OpenText
3 1 (2.17%) Capita
3 1 (2.17%) comScore
3 1 (2.17%) Ektron
3 1 (2.17%) Hitwise
3 1 (2.17%) hybris
3 1 (2.17%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Tableau