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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Manager
Rank 556 542 568
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 50 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.095% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.10% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 26
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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 £187 £132 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £160 £339
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -52.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
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
52339 48993 54685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.05% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31928 29282 30681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2649
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 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 16 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 -1 50 £225 +32.35% 5
London +31 29 £288 +68.12% 2
South East -21 5 £200 +21.21% 2
West Midlands - 5 £210 -
Birmingham - 5 £210 -
City of London +24 4 £243 +51.71%
Berkshire +5 4 £200 -46.66%
Bristol -22 4 £205 +54.13%
South West -28 4 £205 +53.27%
Yorkshire - 3 £250 -
North West - 2 £263 -
Hertfordshire -17 1 £250 - 1
East of England -36 1 £250 -13.04% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £288 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Skipton - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Harlow - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Content Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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 34 (40.00%) Content Management
2 32 (37.65%) CMS
3 27 (31.76%) Marketing
4 24 (28.24%) Finance
4 24 (28.24%) HTML
5 22 (25.88%) SEO
6 18 (21.18%) Publishing
6 18 (21.18%) Adobe
6 18 (21.18%) Analytics
7 17 (20.00%) Photoshop
8 13 (15.29%) SharePoint
8 13 (15.29%) Legal
8 13 (15.29%) Social Media
9 12 (14.12%) Banking
9 12 (14.12%) Project Management
10 11 (12.94%) Mobile App
11 10 (11.76%) Internet
12 9 (10.59%) Intranet
12 9 (10.59%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (9.41%) Copywriting
13 8 (9.41%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
13 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
13 8 (9.41%) CSS
14 7 (8.24%) MS Office
14 7 (8.24%) Web Design
14 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (8.24%) Web Analytics
15 6 (7.06%) Google

Content Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 32 (37.65%) CMS
2 13 (15.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.88%) TeamSite
3 5 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (4.71%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.53%) Magnolia
6 2 (2.35%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.35%) WordPress
7 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.18%) TYPO3
7 1 (1.18%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.18%) FileNet
7 1 (1.18%) Documentum
Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (10.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
4 7 (8.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.53%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.18%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Internet
2 9 (10.59%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dreamweaver
General
1 27 (31.76%) Marketing
2 24 (28.24%) Finance
3 18 (21.18%) Publishing
4 13 (15.29%) Legal
5 12 (14.12%) Banking
6 6 (7.06%) Retail
7 4 (4.71%) German Language
8 3 (3.53%) Arabic Language
9 2 (2.35%) Czech Language
9 2 (2.35%) Polish Language
9 2 (2.35%) Turkish Language
9 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
9 2 (2.35%) Advertising
10 1 (1.18%) Automotive
10 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (1.18%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.24%) HTML
2 8 (9.41%) CSS
3 3 (3.53%) XML
3 3 (3.53%) RSS
3 3 (3.53%) Ajax
3 3 (3.53%) WebCenter
3 3 (3.53%) HTML5
4 2 (2.35%) Web Services
4 2 (2.35%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Social Media
2 11 (12.94%) Mobile App
3 8 (9.41%) Copywriting
4 6 (7.06%) User Experience
4 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.88%) Statistics
6 4 (4.71%) Blog
7 3 (3.53%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.35%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.18%) Taxonomies
9 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
9 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) AIX
1 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) Content Management
2 22 (25.88%) SEO
3 18 (21.18%) Analytics
4 12 (14.12%) Project Management
5 8 (9.41%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (8.24%) Web Analytics
6 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.24%) Web Design
6 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.06%) CRM
7 6 (7.06%) Migration
8 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.53%) Workflow
10 3 (3.53%) Scrum
10 3 (3.53%) Product Marketing
10 3 (3.53%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (3.53%) Pay per click
11 2 (2.35%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
1 3 (3.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (21.18%) Adobe
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.06%) Google
4 4 (4.71%) Lotus
5 3 (3.53%) RedDot
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle
6 2 (2.35%) HP
6 2 (2.35%) Remedy
6 2 (2.35%) Twitter
6 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.18%) Facebook
7 1 (1.18%) Kofax
7 1 (1.18%) Vignette
7 1 (1.18%) IBM
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