Period
to 25 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Content Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Content Development over the 6 months to 25 June 2019 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 Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 148 131
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17 +14
Contract jobs citing Content Development 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.073% 0.26% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.30% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Manchester median daily rate £225 £388 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.94% +121.43% -22.22%
10th Percentile £218 £255 £163
90th Percentile £233 £438 £188
North West median daily rate £225 £425 £165
% change year-on-year -47.06% +157.58% -26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £35.00 -
North West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Content Development 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,396 2,702 2,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.97% 87.11% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,553 1,755 1,342
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.23% -4.06%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 97 55
Manchester median hourly rate £17.10 £19.09 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.41% -2.10% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.07 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.80 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £25.59 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.73% -32.14% +7.69%

Content Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Content Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Content Development in Manchester

Content Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Development in Manchester

Content Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Development in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Content Development 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Content Development.

1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) e-Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 2 (100.00%) Camtasia
1 2 (100.00%) Snagit
1 2 (100.00%) Instructional Design
2 1 (50.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Legal

Content Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 2 (100.00%) Camtasia
1 2 (100.00%) Snagit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) e-Learning Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Instructional Design
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe