The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Editor role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Editor in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Editor
Rank 587 573 525
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Web Editor 20 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.017% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.019% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 11
Average daily rate
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£158 £170 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £123 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £248 £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £170 £150
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 - £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.90

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Web Editor
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Editor in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Editor Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Editor
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Editor within the UK.

Web Editor Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Editor
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Editor within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Web Editor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Editor
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Editor within the UK.

Web Editor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Editor
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Editor within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -20 15 £158 -7.35% 1
London -5 8 £158 -13.10%
South East -11 5 £230 +80.39% 1
Glasgow - 5 £200 -
Scotland - 5 £200 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Berkshire -6 1 £315 +90.90%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £145 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £200 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £145 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Web Editor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Editor 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 Web Editor in their job title.

1 24 (61.54%) Content Management
2 23 (58.97%) CMS
3 18 (46.15%) HTML
4 15 (38.46%) Adobe
5 11 (28.21%) Publishing
6 10 (25.64%) Intranet
6 10 (25.64%) Photoshop
6 10 (25.64%) CSS
6 10 (25.64%) Marketing
6 10 (25.64%) User Experience
7 7 (17.95%) Analytics
7 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
7 7 (17.95%) SEO
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (15.38%) Social Media
9 5 (12.82%) PHP
9 5 (12.82%) MS Office
9 5 (12.82%) Copywriting
9 5 (12.82%) Google Analytics
9 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.82%) Google
10 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
10 4 (10.26%) Web Usability
10 4 (10.26%) jQuery
10 4 (10.26%) Digital Media
11 3 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (7.69%) XML

Web Editor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Editor 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 Web Editor in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (58.97%) CMS
2 6 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.69%) Drupal
5 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
5 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.56%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Photoshop
2 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
3 5 (12.82%) MS Office
4 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (5.13%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (28.21%) Publishing
2 10 (25.64%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Local Government
4 2 (5.13%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 2 (5.13%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) HTML
2 10 (25.64%) CSS
3 4 (10.26%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (5.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) User Experience
2 6 (15.38%) Social Media
3 5 (12.82%) Copywriting
4 4 (10.26%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.56%) Photography
5 1 (2.56%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
1 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Content Management
2 7 (17.95%) Analytics
2 7 (17.95%) SEO
3 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Web Usability
5 2 (5.13%) Email Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Web Analytics
5 2 (5.13%) Pay per click
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.13%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.56%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Information Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Content Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) Web Design
6 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Adobe
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Apple
4 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) ATG
5 1 (2.56%) EPiServer