Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Content Editor was £238 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 November 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 Editor
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 362 372
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Content Editor 6 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.036% 0.018% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.019% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 13
South East median daily rate £238 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £202 £249 £140
90th Percentile £335 £298 £330
England median daily rate £256 £238 £225
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £16.25
England median hourly rate £67.25 - £16.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15679 15620 18481
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 93.99% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9308 9314 10851
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 776 915
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.98 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Content Editor
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Content Editor in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Content Editor in the South East

Content Editor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Content Editor in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Editor in the South East

Content Editor
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Editor in the South East

Content Editor
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Editor within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -4 2 - -
Surrey -12 2 £238 -9.52%
East Sussex - 2 £278 -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Content Editor
England

Content Editor Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Content Editor 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 South East region featuring Content Editor in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Percussion
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Online Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) MarkLogic
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) LESS
4 1 (16.67%) Content Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Content Writing
4 1 (16.67%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Copywriting
4 1 (16.67%) Drupal
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (16.67%) CSS

Content Editor Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MarkLogic
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) LESS
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Content Management
1 2 (33.33%) Online Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (16.67%) Content Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Content Writing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Copywriting
2 1 (16.67%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Percussion
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore