The median contractor rate for a Content Manager was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 April 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 Manager
UK / England
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 602 573
Rank change year-on-year +37 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 15 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.056% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.059% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 20
Median daily rate £325 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +39.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £221 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £283 £234
% change year-on-year +23.89% +20.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 - -

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 40556 48928 48108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.58% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26503 32317 29624
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +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 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1396 1934
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.13 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Content Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 +5 9 £288 -32.35% 5
South East +14 2 £256 -9.29%
South West 0 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 2
East of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Content Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 28 (66.67%) CMS
2 21 (50.00%) Content Management
3 16 (38.10%) Publishing
4 14 (33.33%) HTML
5 13 (30.95%) Project Management
5 13 (30.95%) Copywriting
5 13 (30.95%) User Experience
6 12 (28.57%) Marketing
6 12 (28.57%) SEO
7 10 (23.81%) CSS
8 9 (21.43%) Migration
8 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (19.05%) QA
9 8 (19.05%) Adobe
9 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 7 (16.67%) Analytics
11 6 (14.29%) Social Media
11 6 (14.29%) Workflow
11 6 (14.29%) XML
11 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (11.90%) TeamSite
12 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
12 5 (11.90%) Legal
12 5 (11.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (9.52%) Digital Content Management
13 4 (9.52%) Google Analytics
13 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing

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 28 (66.67%) CMS
2 5 (11.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.14%) Drupal
4 3 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (7.14%) WordPress
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.38%) AdWords
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
General
1 16 (38.10%) Publishing
2 12 (28.57%) Marketing
3 8 (19.05%) Finance
4 5 (11.90%) Legal
5 3 (7.14%) Advertising
5 3 (7.14%) Banking
5 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.38%) Electronics
6 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.38%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) CSS
3 6 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) COM
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) User Experience
2 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 6 (14.29%) Social Media
5 2 (4.76%) Blog
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.76%) Video Editing
5 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.38%) Animation
6 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.38%) iPad
6 1 (2.38%) Podcast
6 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.38%) Social Network
6 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.38%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Content Management
2 13 (30.95%) Copywriting
2 13 (30.95%) Project Management
3 12 (28.57%) SEO
4 9 (21.43%) Migration
5 7 (16.67%) Analytics
6 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.29%) Workflow
7 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.52%) Content Writing
8 4 (9.52%) Digital Content Management
8 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (4.76%) Change Management
10 2 (4.76%) Information Architecture
10 2 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Adobe
2 3 (7.14%) Google
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.38%) FatWire
3 1 (2.38%) HP
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