Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 16 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 Management
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 78 93
Rank change year-on-year -19 +15 -1
Contract jobs citing Content Management 6 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.38% 1.33% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.59% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Reading median daily rate £538 £364 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.77% +16.40% -51.92%
10th Percentile £469 £227 £256
90th Percentile £550 £450 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £385 £450
% change year-on-year +20.13% -14.44% -30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -50.00% -
10th Percentile £27.50 £13.20 £27.50
90th Percentile £32.50 £29.00 £32.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +122.22%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,352 1,070 1,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.22% 83.72% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 649 616
Reading median daily rate £438 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +0.13% -
10th Percentile £216 £270 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 42
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £14.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.79% -39.13% -25.57%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £62.25 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +48.28% -20.55% -28.53%

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Content Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Content Management in Reading

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Management in Reading

Content Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Management in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Content Management.

1 6 (100.00%) CMS
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) Publishing
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) TeamSite

Content Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Web Producer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Sitecore Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) CQRS
4 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) HP Fortify
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore