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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Manager
Rank 552 529 568
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 49 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.086% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.093% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 22
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£225 £170 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -37.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £132 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £405 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £160 £310
% change year-on-year
+33.59% -48.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
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 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 25 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 20 August 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 -22 49 £225 +32.35% 6
London +24 27 £300 +75.43% 2
South East -9 6 £200 +23.07% 2
City of London +34 5 £250 +56.25% 1
Berkshire +5 5 £200 -46.66% 1
South West -36 5 £205 +53.27%
Bristol -23 4 £205 +54.13%
Birmingham - 4 £210 -
West Midlands - 4 £210 -
North West - 3 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Slough - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Luton - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
East of England - - - -

Content Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (38.64%) Content Management
2 32 (36.36%) CMS
3 29 (32.95%) Marketing
4 25 (28.41%) HTML
5 24 (27.27%) Finance
6 23 (26.14%) SEO
7 17 (19.32%) SharePoint
7 17 (19.32%) Adobe
7 17 (19.32%) Analytics
8 16 (18.18%) Photoshop
9 14 (15.91%) Publishing
10 13 (14.77%) Project Management
11 12 (13.64%) Legal
12 11 (12.50%) Internet
12 11 (12.50%) Mobile App
13 10 (11.36%) Intranet
13 10 (11.36%) Banking
13 10 (11.36%) Social Media
14 9 (10.23%) Copywriting
14 9 (10.23%) MS PowerPoint
14 9 (10.23%) CSS
14 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
15 8 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
16 7 (7.95%) Web Analytics
16 7 (7.95%) MS Office
16 7 (7.95%) Web Design
16 7 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (6.82%) Migration

Content Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (36.36%) CMS
2 17 (19.32%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.82%) WordPress
4 5 (5.68%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (5.68%) TeamSite
5 4 (4.55%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.41%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.14%) TYPO3
7 1 (1.14%) Documentum
7 1 (1.14%) FileNet
Applications
1 16 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 9 (10.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 7 (7.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Google Analytics
1 3 (3.41%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.14%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Internet
2 10 (11.36%) Intranet
3 1 (1.14%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dreamweaver
General
1 29 (32.95%) Marketing
2 24 (27.27%) Finance
3 14 (15.91%) Publishing
4 12 (13.64%) Legal
5 10 (11.36%) Banking
6 5 (5.68%) Retail
7 4 (4.55%) German Language
8 3 (3.41%) Arabic Language
9 2 (2.27%) Czech Language
9 2 (2.27%) Polish Language
9 2 (2.27%) Turkish Language
10 1 (1.14%) French Language
10 1 (1.14%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.14%) Automotive
10 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) HTML
2 9 (10.23%) CSS
3 3 (3.41%) WebCenter
3 3 (3.41%) HTML5
3 3 (3.41%) Ajax
3 3 (3.41%) RSS
3 3 (3.41%) XML
4 2 (2.27%) Classic ASP
4 2 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 10 (11.36%) Social Media
3 9 (10.23%) Copywriting
4 5 (5.68%) Statistics
5 4 (4.55%) Blog
6 3 (3.41%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.27%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.14%) Wiki
8 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.14%) Animation
8 1 (1.14%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.14%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) AIX
1 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.64%) Content Management
2 23 (26.14%) SEO
3 17 (19.32%) Analytics
4 13 (14.77%) Project Management
5 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (7.95%) Web Analytics
7 7 (7.95%) Web Design
7 7 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.82%) Migration
8 6 (6.82%) CRM
9 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.55%) Scrum
10 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.55%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (3.41%) Product Marketing
11 3 (3.41%) Pay per click
11 3 (3.41%) B2B
11 3 (3.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Adobe
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.68%) Google
4 4 (4.55%) Lotus
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle
5 3 (3.41%) RedDot
6 2 (2.27%) HP
6 2 (2.27%) Twitter
7 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.14%) IBM
7 1 (1.14%) Vignette
7 1 (1.14%) Kofax
7 1 (1.14%) FatWire
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