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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 60 59
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 5 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.87% 1.39% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.73% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Median daily rate £650 £300 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +116.66% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £365 £334
% change year-on-year +2.39% +9.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -29.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.45% -11.25%  

Content Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 455 693 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.27% 80.12% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 412 321
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 37
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £40.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Content Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Content Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Content Management.

1 11 (78.57%) Publishing
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) Adobe
3 8 (57.14%) W3C
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) Photoshop
3 8 (57.14%) Dreamweaver
3 8 (57.14%) Marketing
3 8 (57.14%) WebCenter
4 7 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Analytics
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (21.43%) Google
7 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) German Language
7 3 (21.43%) Italian Language
7 3 (21.43%) Japanese Language
7 3 (21.43%) Korean Language
7 3 (21.43%) Russian Language
7 3 (21.43%) Spanish Language
7 3 (21.43%) Web Marketing
7 3 (21.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (14.29%) Social Media
8 2 (14.29%) Office 365
8 2 (14.29%) Content Development

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 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Photoshop
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (78.57%) Publishing
2 8 (57.14%) Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) German Language
3 3 (21.43%) Italian Language
3 3 (21.43%) Japanese Language
3 3 (21.43%) Korean Language
3 3 (21.43%) Russian Language
3 3 (21.43%) Spanish Language
4 2 (14.29%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Web Producer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Graduate
2 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Content Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
4 1 (7.14%) Web Content Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Web Content Producer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Web Publisher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) WebCenter
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Velocity
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) W3C
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Web Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Content Development
4 2 (14.29%) Content Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (14.29%) SEO
5 1 (7.14%) ATDD
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Adobe
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Google