Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Content Manager was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 Manager
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 770 796 778
Rank change year-on-year +26 -18 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 68 47 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.052% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.055% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 38
England median daily rate £275 £283 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.65% +7.62% +5.00%
10th Percentile £163 £199 £166
90th Percentile £550 £446 £383
UK median daily rate £275 £275 £263
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
England median hourly rate £14.46 £23.68 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.94% -86.47% +400.00%
10th Percentile £13.30 £21.34 £162.50
90th Percentile £20.80 £30.74 £187.50
UK median hourly rate £14.46 £23.68 £175.00
% change year-on-year -38.94% -86.47% +400.00%

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 87,499 85,538 93,500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.76% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,692 56,349 60,467
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £610 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,538 2,914 3,579
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.39 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.48% -0.61% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.52
% change year-on-year +2.78% -2.81% +12.24%

Content Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Content Manager in England

Content Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Manager in England

Content Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Manager in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Content Manager in England

Content Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Manager in England

Content Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 18 January 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 -14 32 £288 -17.86% 3
South East -27 19 £375 +36.36% 3
Midlands +16 9 £206 - 1
East Midlands +11 8 £200 -
North of England +38 6 £200 -39.39% 2
North West +15 5 £200 - 2
East of England -12 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £275 - 1
North East - 1 £550 -
Content Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Content Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 35 (51.47%) Marketing
2 29 (42.65%) CMS
3 28 (41.18%) Content Management
4 16 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 15 (22.06%) SEO
6 14 (20.59%) Project Management
7 13 (19.12%) HTML
7 13 (19.12%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (16.18%) Social Media
8 11 (16.18%) Analytics
9 9 (13.24%) CSS
9 9 (13.24%) Photoshop
9 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
9 9 (13.24%) Banking
9 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.76%) Finance
10 8 (11.76%) Google Analytics
10 8 (11.76%) Google
10 8 (11.76%) Content Marketing
11 7 (10.29%) Copywriting
11 7 (10.29%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (10.29%) User Experience
11 7 (10.29%) Digital Content Management
11 7 (10.29%) Publishing
11 7 (10.29%) Data Management
12 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.82%) Adobe
12 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (8.82%) Content Writing

Content Manager 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 29 (42.65%) CMS
2 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (4.41%) WordPress
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.47%) InDesign
3 1 (1.47%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
1 5 (7.35%) Intranet
1 5 (7.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (51.47%) Marketing
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Finance
4 7 (10.29%) Publishing
5 5 (7.35%) Legal
5 5 (7.35%) Retail
6 3 (4.41%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) HTML
2 9 (13.24%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) J2EE
3 2 (2.94%) JSP
3 2 (2.94%) XHTML
3 2 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Social Media
2 7 (10.29%) User Experience
3 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.94%) Social Network
6 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.47%) NHS
6 1 (1.47%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Linux
1 2 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Content Management
2 16 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 15 (22.06%) SEO
4 14 (20.59%) Project Management
5 13 (19.12%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (16.18%) Analytics
7 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.76%) Content Marketing
9 7 (10.29%) Copywriting
9 7 (10.29%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (10.29%) Data Management
9 7 (10.29%) Digital Content Management
10 6 (8.82%) Content Writing
10 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.35%) Product Marketing
12 4 (5.88%) Content Development
13 3 (4.41%) Change Control
13 3 (4.41%) Information Architecture
13 3 (4.41%) Re-Platforming
13 3 (4.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.94%) Ansible
2 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Google
2 6 (8.82%) Adobe
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) IBM
4 4 (5.88%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.41%) HP
5 3 (4.41%) hybris
6 2 (2.94%) Cognos
6 2 (2.94%) EMC
6 2 (2.94%) Facebook
6 2 (2.94%) Fiserv
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) Kofax
7 1 (1.47%) Micro Focus