The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 168 184
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 62 111 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 1.26% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.54% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 70 37
Median daily rate £375 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £230 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £530 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £364 £330
% change year-on-year +2.74% +10.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.33% -15.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £11.60 £33.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £51.50 £37.10
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6342 7222 7635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.03% 81.98% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3718 4417 4412
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Content Management
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 Management in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Management in the South East

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Management in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Content Management in the South East

Content Management
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 Management in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Management in the South East

Content Management
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 Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 22 £500 +66.66%
West Sussex +23 20 £365 +46.00% 2
Surrey -2 8 £373 +6.42% 3
East Sussex +4 4 £331 - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £420 +35.48% 6
Hampshire -17 3 £400 - 4
Kent - 2 - -
Content Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Content Management.

1 88 (55.70%) CMS
2 66 (41.77%) HTML
3 55 (34.81%) JavaScript
4 52 (32.91%) CSS
5 41 (25.95%) XML
6 38 (24.05%) HTML5
7 36 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (21.52%) Publishing
8 34 (21.52%) User Experience
9 33 (20.89%) CSS3
10 32 (20.25%) jQuery
11 31 (19.62%) Project Management
12 28 (17.72%) Migration
12 28 (17.72%) Marketing
13 27 (17.09%) Java
13 27 (17.09%) Adobe
14 24 (15.19%) Front End Development
15 23 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
15 23 (14.56%) Web Development
15 23 (14.56%) SEO
16 22 (13.92%) REST
17 21 (13.29%) Web Services
17 21 (13.29%) Degree
18 20 (12.66%) Sitecore CMS
18 20 (12.66%) Sitecore
19 19 (12.03%) SharePoint
19 19 (12.03%) TDD
19 19 (12.03%) BDD
20 18 (11.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 18 (11.39%) Gradle

Content Management
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 88 (55.70%) CMS
2 20 (12.66%) Sitecore CMS
3 19 (12.03%) SharePoint
4 18 (11.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (8.23%) Documentum
6 12 (7.59%) Umbraco
7 9 (5.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (3.80%) Drupal
8 6 (3.80%) WebSphere
9 5 (3.16%) WordPress
10 4 (2.53%) Confluence
11 3 (1.90%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.90%) FileNet
11 3 (1.90%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.27%) Apache
12 2 (1.27%) DNN
12 2 (1.27%) EPiServer
12 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.06%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Maximo
2 1 (0.63%) SAP cProjects
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.96%) Office 365
3 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.53%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (1.90%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.90%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.63%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.63%) IaaS
7 1 (0.63%) PaaS
7 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.86%) HTTP
2 9 (5.70%) Internet
2 9 (5.70%) Intranet
3 5 (3.16%) Extranet
4 1 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.43%) EDRMS
2 6 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.90%) DB2
3 3 (1.90%) Power BI
3 3 (1.90%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.63%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.39%) Gradle
1 18 (11.39%) Maven
2 14 (8.86%) Ant
2 14 (8.86%) Apache Ivy
2 14 (8.86%) Bitbucket
2 14 (8.86%) eggPlant
2 14 (8.86%) JMeter
2 14 (8.86%) Selenium
2 14 (8.86%) WebDriver
3 13 (8.23%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.70%) Gatling
4 9 (5.70%) JIRA
4 9 (5.70%) NeoLoad
5 8 (5.06%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.16%) JUnit
8 4 (2.53%) Checkstyle
8 4 (2.53%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.53%) IntelliJ
General
1 34 (21.52%) Publishing
2 28 (17.72%) Marketing
3 10 (6.33%) Finance
3 10 (6.33%) Legal
4 8 (5.06%) Retail
5 5 (3.16%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.53%) Electronics
6 4 (2.53%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.90%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (1.90%) German Language
7 3 (1.90%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.90%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.90%) Korean Language
7 3 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.90%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (38.61%) Developer
2 24 (15.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (12.66%) Analyst
4 13 (8.23%) Web Developer
5 12 (7.59%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.06%) Architect
6 8 (5.06%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.43%) Designer
8 6 (3.80%) Content Designer
8 6 (3.80%) Content Manager
8 6 (3.80%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (3.80%) Performance Engineer
8 6 (3.80%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.16%) Administrator
9 5 (3.16%) Developer in Test
9 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (3.16%) SharePoint Analyst
9 5 (3.16%) Web Producer
10 4 (2.53%) Digital Architect
10 4 (2.53%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (41.77%) HTML
2 52 (32.91%) CSS
3 41 (25.95%) XML
4 38 (24.05%) HTML5
5 33 (20.89%) CSS3
6 32 (20.25%) jQuery
7 22 (13.92%) REST
8 21 (13.29%) Web Services
9 16 (10.13%) JSON
10 15 (9.49%) Ajax
10 15 (9.49%) XHTML
11 13 (8.23%) React
12 10 (6.33%) Spring
13 9 (5.70%) WebCenter
14 8 (5.06%) .NET
14 8 (5.06%) AngularJS
15 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET
15 4 (2.53%) JSF
15 4 (2.53%) SOAP
15 4 (2.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.52%) User Experience
2 14 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.23%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.33%) W3C
5 7 (4.43%) Social Media
6 6 (3.80%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.16%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.53%) BBC
8 4 (2.53%) New Media
9 3 (1.90%) CMDB
10 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.27%) Social Network
11 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.63%) Replication
11 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.63%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.63%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.27%) Windows
1 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.62%) Project Management
3 28 (17.72%) Migration
4 24 (15.19%) Front End Development
5 23 (14.56%) SEO
5 23 (14.56%) Web Development
6 19 (12.03%) BDD
6 19 (12.03%) TDD
7 18 (11.39%) Scrum
8 17 (10.76%) Asset Management
8 17 (10.76%) Change Management
8 17 (10.76%) OO
9 16 (10.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 16 (10.13%) ITIL
10 15 (9.49%) OOP
10 15 (9.49%) Test Automation
11 14 (8.86%) MVC
12 13 (8.23%) Analytics
12 13 (8.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (7.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.81%) JavaScript
2 27 (17.09%) Java
3 15 (9.49%) Python
4 14 (8.86%) Groovy
4 14 (8.86%) Ruby
5 10 (6.33%) SQL
6 6 (3.80%) C#
7 5 (3.16%) C++
7 5 (3.16%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (13.29%) Degree
2 5 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.53%) ISEB
3 4 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.27%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.96%) QA
2 4 (2.53%) PMO
2 4 (2.53%) WCAG
3 3 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (5.70%) HP Fortify
2 3 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.27%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.63%) Piwik
4 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (17.09%) Adobe
2 20 (12.66%) Sitecore
3 18 (11.39%) IBM
3 18 (11.39%) Oracle
4 15 (9.49%) HP
5 14 (8.86%) Splunk
6 13 (8.23%) Microsoft
6 13 (8.23%) OpenText
7 7 (4.43%) Google
8 6 (3.80%) FatWire
9 4 (2.53%) Cisco
9 4 (2.53%) Twitter
10 3 (1.90%) BMC
10 3 (1.90%) CA
10 3 (1.90%) Cognos
10 3 (1.90%) Informatica
10 3 (1.90%) Nintex
10 3 (1.90%) Reuters
10 3 (1.90%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.90%) Teradata
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £25 to £33 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago