Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 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 Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 126 159
Rank change year-on-year -28 +33 0
Contract jobs citing Content Development 5 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.16% 0.48% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.58% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 1
Manchester median daily rate £201 £620 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.58% +210.00% -33.33%
North West median daily rate £201 £620 £200
% change year-on-year -67.58% +210.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £24.96 - -

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 2,625 2,409 2,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.11% 82.87% 85.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,680 1,567 1,852
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 84 62
Manchester median hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +20.63% -17.11%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.75 £11.33
90th Percentile £33.88 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £22.40 £27.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year -17.05% +18.19% -23.11%

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 14 December 2018, 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 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) IT Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) WCAG
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Blog
2 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Web Content Executive
2 2 (40.00%) Web Content Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Web Content Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Web Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Web Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Blog
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) IT Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy