The median contractor rate for a Content Editor was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Content Editor
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 591 604
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Content Editor 11 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.059% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.062% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 16
Median daily rate £275 £220 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £151 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £225 £315
% change year-on-year +33.33% -28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Content Editor
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Content Editor in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Content Editor in England

Content Editor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Content Editor in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Editor in England

Content Editor
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Editor in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Content Editor in England

Content Editor
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Editor in England

Content Editor
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Editor within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
London -1 6 £190 -5.00%
West Midlands +12 1 £350 +55.55%
South East +3 1 £215 -28.33%
South West +1 1 £300 +50.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Content Editor
UK

Content Editor Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Content Editor 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 across the England region featuring Content Editor in the job title.

1 12 (57.14%) CMS
2 11 (52.38%) SEO
3 10 (47.62%) Social Media
4 9 (42.86%) Content Management
5 7 (33.33%) Legal
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (28.57%) Sitecore
7 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
7 5 (23.81%) Analytics
7 5 (23.81%) User Experience
7 5 (23.81%) CSS
7 5 (23.81%) Publishing
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management
9 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 3 (14.29%) Migration
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
10 2 (9.52%) Advertising
10 2 (9.52%) Streaming Video
10 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (9.52%) Local Government
10 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics
10 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
10 2 (9.52%) Banking
10 2 (9.52%) Google
10 2 (9.52%) Marketing

Content Editor Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (57.14%) CMS
2 6 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Drupal
5 1 (4.76%) EPiServer
5 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
General
1 7 (33.33%) Legal
2 5 (23.81%) Publishing
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Advertising
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Local Government
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Social Media
2 5 (23.81%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) Streaming Video
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) SEO
2 9 (42.86%) Content Management
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Content Writing
6 2 (9.52%) Copywriting
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) BDD
7 1 (4.76%) Content Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile First
7 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) hybris
4 1 (4.76%) Omniture
4 1 (4.76%) Percussion
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