Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Content Editor was £256 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 828 802
Rank change year-on-year +15 -26 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Content Editor 44 45 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.046% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.049% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 47
England median daily rate £256 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £131 £119 £101
90th Percentile £348 £325 £350
UK median daily rate £250 £260 £225
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
England median hourly rate £67.25 - £16.63
10th Percentile £22.93 - £13.24
90th Percentile £112.58 - £17.94
UK median hourly rate £67.25 - £16.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Content Editor
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Content Editor in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Editor in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 10 £225 -10.00% 1
South West +1 9 £285 +42.50%
Midlands +28 7 £281 +32.35%
North of England +61 6 £181 -48.21%
South East +8 6 £238 -13.64% 1
East of England -14 6 - -
East Midlands -6 5 £213 -
North West +21 3 £100 -63.73%
West Midlands +35 2 £363 -
North East - 2 £263 -
Yorkshire +20 1 - -
Content Editor
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 30 (68.18%) CMS
2 22 (50.00%) Content Management
3 21 (47.73%) HTML
4 19 (43.18%) Marketing
5 16 (36.36%) CSS
5 16 (36.36%) SEO
6 13 (29.55%) User Experience
7 11 (25.00%) Finance
7 11 (25.00%) Legal
7 11 (25.00%) Photoshop
7 11 (25.00%) Sitecore
8 10 (22.73%) Adobe
9 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 7 (15.91%) Publishing
11 7 (15.91%) Project Management
11 7 (15.91%) Time Management
11 7 (15.91%) Analytics
11 7 (15.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
13 5 (11.36%) Oracle
13 5 (11.36%) DNA
13 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
13 5 (11.36%) Digital Content Management

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 30 (68.18%) CMS
2 8 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (15.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Umbraco
5 3 (6.82%) EPiServer
5 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.55%) Drupal
7 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SMS
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.27%) MarkLogic
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (43.18%) Marketing
2 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Legal
3 7 (15.91%) Publishing
4 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) HTML
2 16 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) Ajax
4 1 (2.27%) CSS3
4 1 (2.27%) DOM
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) jQuery
4 1 (2.27%) LESS
4 1 (2.27%) Sass
4 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.27%) XHTML
4 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Graphic Design
2 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.55%) Social Media
2 2 (4.55%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.27%) Blog
3 1 (2.27%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Content Management
2 16 (36.36%) SEO
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.91%) Analytics
5 7 (15.91%) Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) Time Management
6 6 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (11.36%) A/B Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Content Marketing
7 5 (11.36%) Digital Content Management
7 5 (11.36%) DNA
7 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.09%) Migration
9 3 (6.82%) BDD
9 3 (6.82%) Kanban
9 3 (6.82%) TDD
9 3 (6.82%) Web Application Development
9 3 (6.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
2 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 10 (22.73%) Adobe
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Percussion
5 1 (2.27%) hybris
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Omniture