Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Content Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Content Management over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Management
UK > England
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 279 265
Rank change year-on-year -19 -14 -38
Contract jobs citing Content Management 784 779 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.91% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.08% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 514 622
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £242 £240
90th Percentile £611 £563 £586
UK median daily rate £450 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +9.56% +2.69% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 23
England median hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.90% +40.00% -31.82%
10th Percentile £12.60 £15.00 £11.05
90th Percentile £42.50 £33.75 £42.15
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.38% +40.00% -31.82%

Content Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,443 72,046 81,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.77% 84.55% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,810 47,678 54,210
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,049 1,933 2,213
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +11.90%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.47
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +20.34%

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Content Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Content Management in England

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Management in England

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Management in England over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Content Management in England

Content Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Management in England

Content Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Management in England over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Content Management in England

Content Management
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 Management within the England region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. 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 +7 446 £480 +12.94% 71
South East -37 132 £405 +10.96% 40
North of England +46 110 £350 -3.11% 33
North West +33 74 £385 -2.53% 19
Midlands -34 44 £420 -7.69% 18
West Midlands -16 29 £450 -1.32% 7
East of England -20 28 £488 +7.44% 14
South West -62 23 £375 -6.25% 16
North East +33 22 £273 -0.91% 6
Yorkshire -17 15 £410 -21.90% 8
East Midlands -5 14 £275 -10.20% 11
Content Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Content Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Content Management.

1 466 (59.44%) CMS
2 363 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (23.72%) HTML
4 169 (21.56%) JavaScript
5 162 (20.66%) CSS
6 149 (19.01%) E-Commerce
7 148 (18.88%) Java
8 146 (18.62%) Adobe
9 128 (16.33%) Scrum
10 108 (13.78%) Project Management
11 107 (13.65%) TDD
12 106 (13.52%) Marketing
12 106 (13.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 104 (13.27%) User Experience
14 99 (12.63%) JIRA
15 97 (12.37%) Finance
15 97 (12.37%) Web Services
16 85 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
17 84 (10.71%) BDD
18 83 (10.59%) .NET
19 79 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
20 77 (9.82%) DevOps
21 75 (9.57%) Jenkins
22 74 (9.44%) Git (software)
22 74 (9.44%) Migration
22 74 (9.44%) Microsoft
23 72 (9.18%) SharePoint
23 72 (9.18%) Analytics
24 70 (8.93%) Software Engineering
25 69 (8.80%) Continuous Integration

Content Management
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
1 466 (59.44%) CMS
2 106 (13.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 72 (9.18%) SharePoint
4 50 (6.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 42 (5.36%) Confluence
6 35 (4.46%) Drupal
7 32 (4.08%) WordPress
8 23 (2.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 20 (2.55%) Documentum
10 17 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.91%) Umbraco
12 14 (1.79%) WebSphere
13 13 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (1.53%) Apache Solr
14 12 (1.53%) IIS
15 11 (1.40%) Apache
15 11 (1.40%) MS Exchange
16 9 (1.15%) EPiServer
17 8 (1.02%) Tomcat
17 8 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 55 (7.02%) Photoshop
2 24 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.64%) InDesign
7 5 (0.64%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.38%) SPSS
9 2 (0.26%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.26%) RoboHelp
9 2 (0.26%) Snagit
9 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.13%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 20 (2.55%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.40%) Maximo
4 6 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.64%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.64%) SDL Web 8
6 4 (0.51%) Magento
7 3 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.26%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.13%) Revive Adserver
9 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.13%) Shopify
9 1 (0.13%) Social Studio
9 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.95%) Office 365
4 29 (3.70%) Google Analytics
5 24 (3.06%) GitHub
6 19 (2.42%) SaaS
7 17 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
8 16 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (2.04%) Amazon S3
9 14 (1.79%) npm
10 12 (1.53%) Yarn
11 9 (1.15%) PaaS
11 9 (1.15%) Serverless
12 8 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.89%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.32%) Internet
1 26 (3.32%) SMS
2 23 (2.93%) DNS
3 18 (2.30%) DHCP
4 17 (2.17%) Intranet
5 14 (1.79%) Unified Communications
6 7 (0.89%) HTTP
7 5 (0.64%) Firewall
8 3 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.38%) NAS
8 3 (0.38%) SAN
9 2 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.26%) SSL
10 1 (0.13%) FTP
10 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.13%) PPP
10 1 (0.13%) SNMP
10 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.06%) Endeca
3 21 (2.68%) MySQL
4 20 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.02%) Big Data
7 7 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (0.89%) CouchDB
7 7 (0.89%) Hadoop
8 6 (0.77%) Couchbase
9 5 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.64%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.51%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.38%) DB2
11 3 (0.38%) GIS
11 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.26%) DTS
12 2 (0.26%) Mahout
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 99 (12.63%) JIRA
2 75 (9.57%) Jenkins
3 74 (9.44%) Git (software)
4 50 (6.38%) Mockito
5 41 (5.23%) Maven
6 38 (4.85%) JUnit
7 33 (4.21%) SonarQube
8 31 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
9 30 (3.83%) Selenium
10 29 (3.70%) Gradle
11 20 (2.55%) Spock
11 20 (2.55%) Xcode
12 17 (2.17%) Subversion
12 17 (2.17%) Visual Studio
13 15 (1.91%) Mercurial
14 10 (1.28%) Vagrant
15 9 (1.15%) Eclipse
16 8 (1.02%) Jasmine
16 8 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
17 7 (0.89%) Appium
General
1 106 (13.52%) Marketing
2 97 (12.37%) Finance
3 62 (7.91%) Publishing
4 43 (5.48%) Retail
5 26 (3.32%) Banking
6 22 (2.81%) Legal
7 19 (2.42%) Japanese Language
8 15 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.15%) Advertising
11 7 (0.89%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.89%) Law
12 6 (0.77%) Local Government
12 6 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.64%) Back Office
13 5 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.38%) German Language
15 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 255 (32.53%) Developer
2 86 (10.97%) Project Manager
3 83 (10.59%) Architect
4 70 (8.93%) Analyst
5 41 (5.23%) Senior Developer
6 36 (4.59%) Digital Project Manager
7 31 (3.95%) Java Developer
8 30 (3.83%) Content Manager
9 29 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
10 26 (3.32%) Designer
11 23 (2.93%) Business Analyst
11 23 (2.93%) Consultant
11 23 (2.93%) Content Designer
12 22 (2.81%) Lead Developer
13 21 (2.68%) Administrator
13 21 (2.68%) SharePoint Developer
14 20 (2.55%) Oracle Developer
14 20 (2.55%) Web Manager
15 19 (2.42%) Technical Manager
16 18 (2.30%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (23.72%) HTML
2 162 (20.66%) CSS
3 97 (12.37%) Web Services
4 83 (10.59%) .NET
5 53 (6.76%) AngularJS
5 53 (6.76%) jQuery
6 52 (6.63%) Spring
7 50 (6.38%) XML
8 49 (6.25%) React
9 46 (5.87%) J2EE
10 45 (5.74%) RESTful
11 40 (5.10%) HTML5
12 36 (4.59%) REST
13 34 (4.34%) OSGi
14 33 (4.21%) ASP.NET
15 31 (3.95%) JSR 170
16 28 (3.57%) Node.js
17 25 (3.19%) PowerMock
18 23 (2.93%) Sass
19 22 (2.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 104 (13.27%) User Experience
2 63 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (6.51%) Management Information System
4 37 (4.72%) Social Media
5 34 (4.34%) iPad
5 34 (4.34%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (1.91%) PKI
9 14 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.79%) iPhone
10 11 (1.40%) Taxonomies
10 11 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.28%) Blog
11 10 (1.28%) Web 2.0
12 7 (0.89%) Clustering
12 7 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.89%) PlayStation
13 6 (0.77%) EPoS
14 5 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.61%) Apple iOS
2 33 (4.21%) Windows
3 29 (3.70%) Linux
3 29 (3.70%) Unix
4 26 (3.32%) Android
5 20 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.30%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.91%) Windows Phone
7 15 (1.91%) Windows Phone 8
7 15 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (19.01%) E-Commerce
3 128 (16.33%) Scrum
4 108 (13.78%) Project Management
5 107 (13.65%) TDD
6 85 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
7 84 (10.71%) BDD
8 79 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 77 (9.82%) DevOps
10 74 (9.44%) Migration
11 72 (9.18%) Analytics
12 70 (8.93%) Software Engineering
13 69 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (8.04%) Workflow
15 61 (7.78%) Unit Testing
16 60 (7.65%) Web Development
17 58 (7.40%) Document Management
18 52 (6.63%) CRM
19 48 (6.12%) ERP
19 48 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 169 (21.56%) JavaScript
2 148 (18.88%) Java
3 59 (7.53%) SQL
4 58 (7.40%) C#
5 42 (5.36%) PHP
6 23 (2.93%) PowerShell
7 22 (2.81%) Python
8 20 (2.55%) Objective-C
9 19 (2.42%) Apple Swift
10 18 (2.30%) Java 8
11 14 (1.79%) Ruby
12 13 (1.66%) ES6
12 13 (1.66%) Perl
13 12 (1.53%) ES7
14 9 (1.15%) C
15 5 (0.64%) Scala
15 5 (0.64%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.64%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.51%) BeanShell
16 4 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (8.16%) Degree
2 34 (4.34%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.51%) ISEB
8 4 (0.51%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.38%) APMP
9 3 (0.38%) MCP
9 3 (0.38%) MCSE
10 2 (0.26%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.26%) PMP
11 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.38%) QA
2 14 (1.79%) GDPR
3 12 (1.53%) PMO
4 11 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (1.02%) SLA
6 7 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.51%) GxP
7 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.38%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.26%) WAI
10 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.13%) GCP
10 1 (0.13%) GLP
10 1 (0.13%) GMP
System Software
1 50 (6.38%) Docker
2 31 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.51%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.26%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.26%) KVM
6 2 (0.26%) LXC
6 2 (0.26%) vCloud
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
7 1 (0.13%) NFS
7 1 (0.13%) Samba
7 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (3.19%) Ansible
2 21 (2.68%) Puppet
3 15 (1.91%) AirWatch
3 15 (1.91%) SAP Afaria
3 15 (1.91%) XenMobile
4 13 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.40%) Terraform
6 8 (1.02%) Kibana
6 8 (1.02%) SCCM
6 8 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (1.02%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.77%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.64%) Nagios
9 5 (0.64%) Rundeck
9 5 (0.64%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.51%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 146 (18.62%) Adobe
2 74 (9.44%) Microsoft
3 57 (7.27%) Sitecore
4 50 (6.38%) Oracle
4 50 (6.38%) SAP
5 44 (5.61%) hybris
6 43 (5.48%) Google
7 24 (3.06%) Coverity
8 23 (2.93%) Citrix
9 21 (2.68%) Apple
10 20 (2.55%) ATG
11 14 (1.79%) IBM
11 14 (1.79%) Nintex
11 14 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (1.53%) McAfee
13 9 (1.15%) EMC
14 8 (1.02%) HP
15 7 (0.89%) Micro Focus
15 7 (0.89%) New Relic
15 7 (0.89%) VMware