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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management
England / South East
Rank 150 175 173
Rank change year-on-year +25 -2  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 95 88 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.23% 0.96% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.18% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 61 45
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £383
% change year-on-year +14.28% -8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -21.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.81
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.81%  

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 6315 7428 7722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.49% 81.17% 79.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3641 4585 4239
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 265 271
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £48.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 +18 32 £450 -10.00% 2
Hampshire +6 22 £388 +10.71% 3
Surrey +25 15 £325 -9.09% 3
West Sussex +2 13 £325 +20.37% 1
Oxfordshire -3 6 £556 +283.62%
East Sussex +14 3 £313 -7.40% 1
Middlesex +1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £425 +26.86% 2
Kent - 1 - -
Content Management
England

Content Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 90 (59.60%) CMS
2 55 (36.42%) HTML
3 53 (35.10%) XML
4 45 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (29.14%) CSS
5 44 (29.14%) JavaScript
6 39 (25.83%) Publishing
7 36 (23.84%) Project Management
8 30 (19.87%) Marketing
8 30 (19.87%) User Experience
9 26 (17.22%) HTML5
9 26 (17.22%) Java
10 25 (16.56%) Scrum
11 23 (15.23%) Adobe
12 22 (14.57%) Python
12 22 (14.57%) Sitecore CMS
12 22 (14.57%) Sitecore
13 21 (13.91%) CSS3
13 21 (13.91%) QA
14 20 (13.25%) Web Development
14 20 (13.25%) jQuery
14 20 (13.25%) Migration
14 20 (13.25%) TDD
14 20 (13.25%) Maven
14 20 (13.25%) SharePoint
14 20 (13.25%) Ant
14 20 (13.25%) Workflow
14 20 (13.25%) Management Information System
14 20 (13.25%) Gradle
14 20 (13.25%) BDD

Content Management
Top Related 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 90 (59.60%) CMS
2 22 (14.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 20 (13.25%) SharePoint
4 15 (9.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (6.62%) Umbraco
6 9 (5.96%) WordPress
7 7 (4.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (3.97%) Documentum
8 6 (3.97%) Drupal
8 6 (3.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.65%) Joomla!
10 3 (1.99%) Confluence
10 3 (1.99%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.99%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (1.32%) Apache
11 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.66%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.66%) FileNet
12 1 (0.66%) IIS
12 1 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (7.28%) MS Office
2 7 (4.64%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Maximo
2 1 (0.66%) SAP cProjects
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.62%) Office 365
3 4 (2.65%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.66%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.66%) IaaS
5 1 (0.66%) PaaS
5 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.26%) HTTP
2 14 (9.27%) Intranet
3 12 (7.95%) Internet
4 10 (6.62%) Extranet
5 1 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.64%) EDRMS
2 5 (3.31%) MarkLogic
2 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.66%) DB2
4 1 (0.66%) MySQL
4 1 (0.66%) Power BI
4 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (13.25%) Ant
1 20 (13.25%) Gradle
1 20 (13.25%) Maven
2 18 (11.92%) Selenium
3 17 (11.26%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (11.26%) Bitbucket
3 17 (11.26%) JMeter
3 17 (11.26%) WebDriver
4 16 (10.60%) eggPlant
5 11 (7.28%) Git (software)
5 11 (7.28%) JUnit
6 10 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (5.96%) JIRA
8 7 (4.64%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (3.31%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.31%) Gatling
9 5 (3.31%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.31%) NeoLoad
10 4 (2.65%) Subversion
11 2 (1.32%) CruiseControl
General
1 39 (25.83%) Publishing
2 30 (19.87%) Marketing
3 16 (10.60%) Legal
4 10 (6.62%) Finance
5 8 (5.30%) Retail
6 7 (4.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.65%) Electronics
7 4 (2.65%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.99%) German Language
8 3 (1.99%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.99%) Japanese Language
8 3 (1.99%) Korean Language
8 3 (1.99%) Law
8 3 (1.99%) Russian Language
8 3 (1.99%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.66%) Military
9 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (35.76%) Developer
2 26 (17.22%) Analyst
3 18 (11.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (7.95%) Web Developer
5 11 (7.28%) Developer in Test
6 10 (6.62%) Content Manager
6 10 (6.62%) SharePoint Analyst
6 10 (6.62%) Web Producer
7 9 (5.96%) Designer
7 9 (5.96%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.64%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Architect
9 6 (3.97%) Content Designer
9 6 (3.97%) HTML Developer
9 6 (3.97%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.97%) Web Manager
9 6 (3.97%) Workflow Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) ServiceNow Developer
10 5 (3.31%) Web Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) Web Content Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (36.42%) HTML
2 53 (35.10%) XML
3 44 (29.14%) CSS
4 26 (17.22%) HTML5
5 21 (13.91%) CSS3
6 20 (13.25%) jQuery
7 19 (12.58%) JSON
7 19 (12.58%) REST
8 16 (10.60%) Web Services
9 9 (5.96%) Ajax
10 8 (5.30%) XHTML
11 7 (4.64%) React
11 7 (4.64%) WebCenter
12 5 (3.31%) .NET
12 5 (3.31%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.31%) XSLT
13 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET
13 3 (1.99%) Spring
14 2 (1.32%) JSF
14 2 (1.32%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.87%) User Experience
2 20 (13.25%) Management Information System
3 15 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.96%) W3C
5 7 (4.64%) Social Media
6 6 (3.97%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.31%) CMDB
8 4 (2.65%) BBC
8 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.65%) New Media
9 2 (1.32%) Life Science
9 2 (1.32%) Social Network
9 2 (1.32%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.66%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.66%) Linux
1 1 (0.66%) Windows
1 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.84%) Project Management
3 25 (16.56%) Scrum
4 20 (13.25%) BDD
4 20 (13.25%) Migration
4 20 (13.25%) TDD
4 20 (13.25%) Web Development
4 20 (13.25%) Workflow
5 19 (12.58%) OO
6 18 (11.92%) OOP
7 17 (11.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (10.60%) SEO
9 15 (9.93%) Change Management
10 14 (9.27%) Analytics
10 14 (9.27%) Front End Development
11 13 (8.61%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 13 (8.61%) Test Automation
12 12 (7.95%) ITIL
12 12 (7.95%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (7.95%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.14%) JavaScript
2 26 (17.22%) Java
3 22 (14.57%) Python
4 17 (11.26%) Groovy
4 17 (11.26%) Ruby
5 14 (9.27%) SQL
6 12 (7.95%) C++
7 5 (3.31%) C#
7 5 (3.31%) XQuery
8 4 (2.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.32%) C
10 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (10.60%) Degree
2 6 (3.97%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.65%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.65%) PMP
3 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.91%) QA
2 11 (7.28%) PMO
3 5 (3.31%) SLA
4 2 (1.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.66%) SDET
5 1 (0.66%) WAI
5 1 (0.66%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (3.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (5.30%) TeamSite
2 5 (3.31%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.66%) Ansible
3 1 (0.66%) Piwik
3 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (15.23%) Adobe
2 22 (14.57%) Sitecore
3 16 (10.60%) Splunk
4 10 (6.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.62%) Oracle
5 8 (5.30%) HP
6 7 (4.64%) Google
7 5 (3.31%) Rackspace
7 5 (3.31%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.65%) IBM
8 4 (2.65%) OpenText
8 4 (2.65%) Twitter
9 3 (1.99%) BMC
9 3 (1.99%) CA
9 3 (1.99%) Nintex
9 3 (1.99%) Reuters
10 2 (1.32%) FatWire
10 2 (1.32%) Remedy
11 1 (0.66%) ATG
11 1 (0.66%) Teradata
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