Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 340 369 303
Rank change year-on-year +29 -66 -24
Contract jobs citing Content Management 244 546 769
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.66% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.75% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 328 499
Median daily rate £425 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% -6.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £260
90th Percentile £623 £600 £601
UK median daily rate £400 £417 £440
% change year-on-year -4.08% -5.23% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 21
Median hourly rate £31.94 £32.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.19% +82.86% -16.67%
10th Percentile £26.31 £13.27 £12.83
90th Percentile £56.90 £48.85 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £31.94 £28.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.07% +60.00% -39.66%

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 34,323 72,513 79,896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.87% 87.57% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,951 48,153 53,004
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,126 1,912 2,131
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +13.64% -12.00%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £30.00 £24.91 £22.00
% change year-on-year +20.43% +13.23% -12.00%

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Content Management in England

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Content Management in England.

Daily rate trend for Content Management in England

Content Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Content Management in England over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Content Management in England

Content Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Content Management in England.

Hourly rate trend for Content Management in England

Content Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Content Management in England over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +47 133 £465 +9.29% 5
South East +86 48 £425 -5.56% 8
South West +66 22 £330 -26.67% 2
North of England +39 20 £375 -3.23% 2
East of England +56 11 £343 -19.41% 1
Midlands +22 9 £500 +33.33% 9
North East +21 9 £358 -9.49% 1
North West +38 6 £405 -8.99%
Yorkshire +39 5 £370 +13.85% 1
West Midlands +13 5 £500 +33.33% 5
East Midlands +48 4 £475 - 4
Content Management
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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.

1 138 (56.56%) CMS
2 98 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (27.05%) User Experience
4 52 (21.31%) HTML
4 52 (21.31%) JavaScript
5 51 (20.90%) Analytics
6 46 (18.85%) CSS
7 35 (14.34%) Project Management
8 33 (13.52%) Finance
9 32 (13.11%) Web Development
10 31 (12.70%) Publishing
10 31 (12.70%) C#
11 30 (12.30%) Scrum
11 30 (12.30%) Marketing
12 29 (11.89%) Java
12 29 (11.89%) Sitecore
13 28 (11.48%) .NET
13 28 (11.48%) CRM
14 27 (11.07%) Azure
15 26 (10.66%) Microsoft
15 26 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (10.25%) Adobe
17 24 (9.84%) Migration
17 24 (9.84%) Document Management
18 23 (9.43%) Public Sector
19 21 (8.61%) SQL Server
20 20 (8.20%) Workflow
20 20 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (7.79%) AWS
21 19 (7.79%) Sitecore CMS

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
1 138 (56.56%) CMS
2 19 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (5.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 12 (4.92%) WordPress
5 11 (4.51%) Drupal
5 11 (4.51%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.46%) Documentum
7 5 (2.05%) EPiServer
7 5 (2.05%) IIS
8 4 (1.64%) Magnolia
9 3 (1.23%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.23%) DNN
9 3 (1.23%) Headless CMS
9 3 (1.23%) Jadu
10 2 (0.82%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.82%) Apache
10 2 (0.82%) Confluence
10 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.82%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Chatbot
1 7 (2.87%) Sketch
2 4 (1.64%) Adobe Captivate
2 4 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.64%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.82%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.82%) InVision
4 2 (0.82%) Lectora
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.41%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.82%) Magento
3 2 (0.82%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.82%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.82%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.41%) assyst
4 1 (0.41%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.41%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.41%) Shopify
4 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.07%) Azure
2 19 (7.79%) AWS
3 15 (6.15%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.46%) Office 365
4 6 (2.46%) PaaS
5 5 (2.05%) IaaS
6 4 (1.64%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (1.64%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (1.23%) Azure LUIS
7 3 (1.23%) Logic Apps
7 3 (1.23%) prismic.io
7 3 (1.23%) Serverless
8 2 (0.82%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.82%) GCP
8 2 (0.82%) npm
8 2 (0.82%) SaaS
8 2 (0.82%) Trello
9 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.41%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.56%) Intranet
2 5 (2.05%) SSL
3 4 (1.64%) HTTP
4 3 (1.23%) Internet
5 2 (0.82%) DMZ
5 2 (0.82%) DNS
5 2 (0.82%) Extranet
5 2 (0.82%) Skype
5 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.82%) WEP
6 1 (0.41%) Network Security
6 1 (0.41%) PSTN
6 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
6 1 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.46%) Big Data
2 6 (2.46%) MySQL
2 6 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.64%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.23%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.82%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.82%) Spark SQL
6 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.41%) QlikView
6 1 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (5.74%) JIRA
2 13 (5.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.64%) gulp
3 4 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.23%) Mocha
4 3 (1.23%) Subversion
4 3 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.82%) CircleCI
5 2 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.82%) Emacs
5 2 (0.82%) Grunt
5 2 (0.82%) Lombardi
5 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.41%) GitLab
6 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 33 (13.52%) Finance
2 31 (12.70%) Publishing
3 30 (12.30%) Marketing
4 23 (9.43%) Public Sector
5 17 (6.97%) Banking
6 15 (6.15%) Back Office
7 8 (3.28%) Retail
8 5 (2.05%) Automotive
8 5 (2.05%) Local Government
8 5 (2.05%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.23%) Housing Association
10 3 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.82%) Electronics
11 2 (0.82%) Games
12 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (21.72%) Developer
2 29 (11.89%) Architect
3 26 (10.66%) Designer
4 21 (8.61%) Analyst
4 21 (8.61%) Content Designer
5 17 (6.97%) Project Manager
5 17 (6.97%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (4.92%) Business Analyst
7 11 (4.51%) .NET Developer
7 11 (4.51%) Author
7 11 (4.51%) Technical Author
8 10 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (4.10%) Web Manager
9 9 (3.69%) Content Editor
9 9 (3.69%) Technical Writer
10 7 (2.87%) C# Developer
10 7 (2.87%) Digital Designer
10 7 (2.87%) Web Developer
10 7 (2.87%) Web Editor
11 6 (2.46%) Web Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (21.31%) HTML
2 46 (18.85%) CSS
3 28 (11.48%) .NET
4 18 (7.38%) React
5 17 (6.97%) AngularJS
6 16 (6.56%) HTML5
7 13 (5.33%) jQuery
8 12 (4.92%) ASP.NET
8 12 (4.92%) CSS3
8 12 (4.92%) Node.js
9 11 (4.51%) Web Services
9 11 (4.51%) XML
10 9 (3.69%) .NET Framework
10 9 (3.69%) RESTful
11 8 (3.28%) Sass
12 6 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (2.46%) React Native
12 6 (2.46%) REST
12 6 (2.46%) SOAP
13 5 (2.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 66 (27.05%) User Experience
2 20 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.97%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.28%) Learning Management System
4 8 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.46%) Social Media
6 5 (2.05%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (2.05%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.05%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.64%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.23%) EPoS
8 3 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.82%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.82%) Life Science
9 2 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.87%) Windows
2 5 (2.05%) Android
2 5 (2.05%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.05%) Linux
3 4 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.23%) VMS
5 2 (0.82%) Debian
6 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (20.90%) Analytics
3 35 (14.34%) Project Management
4 32 (13.11%) Web Development
5 30 (12.30%) Scrum
6 28 (11.48%) CRM
7 26 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (9.84%) Document Management
8 24 (9.84%) Migration
9 20 (8.20%) Workflow
10 19 (7.79%) Project Delivery
10 19 (7.79%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 18 (7.38%) E-Commerce
12 17 (6.97%) Microservices
12 17 (6.97%) SDLC
13 16 (6.56%) Front End Development
13 16 (6.56%) SEO
14 15 (6.15%) Digital Marketing
15 14 (5.74%) People Management
16 13 (5.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.31%) JavaScript
2 31 (12.70%) C#
3 29 (11.89%) Java
4 14 (5.74%) SQL
5 11 (4.51%) PHP
6 8 (3.28%) Python
7 7 (2.87%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.46%) ES6
8 6 (2.46%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.05%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.64%) Ruby
10 4 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.82%) Scala
12 1 (0.41%) C
12 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.41%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.41%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (7.38%) Degree
2 9 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.23%) MCSD
5 3 (1.23%) PhD
6 2 (0.82%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.41%) MCP
7 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.69%) QA
2 8 (3.28%) GDPR
3 4 (1.64%) WCAG
4 3 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.87%) Docker
2 3 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.46%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.64%) Ansible
3 3 (1.23%) Terraform
4 2 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.82%) Puppet
5 1 (0.41%) CASB
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.41%) Packer
5 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (11.89%) Sitecore
2 26 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.25%) Adobe
4 18 (7.38%) Google
5 8 (3.28%) Oracle
5 8 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.87%) OpenText
7 6 (2.46%) SAP
8 5 (2.05%) hybris
8 5 (2.05%) IBM
9 3 (1.23%) Hyland
9 3 (1.23%) Netezza
9 3 (1.23%) Pega
9 3 (1.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (0.82%) Agnitio
10 2 (0.82%) Cadence
10 2 (0.82%) EMC
10 2 (0.82%) Facebook
10 2 (0.82%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.82%) Skelta