The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 April 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 West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 120 97
Rank change year-on-year +52 -23  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 63 20 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.40% 0.67% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 0.85% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 17 35
Median daily rate £400 £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £199 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £588 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year -1.31% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year +55.55% -48.57%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2162 2359 2509
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.36% 79.40% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1547 1620
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 139 99
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £23.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Management in the South West

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Management in the South West over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Content Management in the South West

Content Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Management in the South West

Content Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Management in the South West over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Content Management in the South West

Content Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Gloucestershire - 20 £310 - 1
Wiltshire +13 19 £400 +3.76%
Bristol -1 5 £400 -11.11% 1
Devon - 5 £413 -
Somerset +5 1 £225 +52.54%
Dorset - 1 £375 - 1
Content Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 West region with a requirement for Content Management.

1 77 (81.05%) CMS
2 42 (44.21%) HTML
3 39 (41.05%) CSS
4 38 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 34 (35.79%) Internet
5 34 (35.79%) jQuery
6 31 (32.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (31.58%) .NET
7 30 (31.58%) XSLT
7 30 (31.58%) Windows
8 28 (29.47%) C#
8 28 (29.47%) Finance
8 28 (29.47%) User Experience
9 27 (28.42%) Web Development
9 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET
10 25 (26.32%) XML
10 25 (26.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 25 (26.32%) Sitecore
11 24 (25.26%) Oracle
12 21 (22.11%) WebSphere
13 20 (21.05%) Sass
13 20 (21.05%) Web Services
13 20 (21.05%) Visual Studio
13 20 (21.05%) SOAP
13 20 (21.05%) Ajax
14 19 (20.00%) E-Commerce
14 19 (20.00%) W3C
15 18 (18.95%) Apple
15 18 (18.95%) IIS
16 17 (17.89%) HTML5

Content Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 77 (81.05%) CMS
2 25 (26.32%) Sitecore CMS
3 21 (22.11%) WebSphere
4 18 (18.95%) IIS
5 15 (15.79%) JBoss
5 15 (15.79%) WebLogic
6 13 (13.68%) Apache
6 13 (13.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (10.53%) ColdFusion
8 8 (8.42%) Railo
9 7 (7.37%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (3.16%) Documentum
10 3 (3.16%) Umbraco
11 2 (2.11%) Captiva
12 1 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (1.05%) EPiServer
12 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.05%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.16%) Primavera
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) Endeca
2 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (32.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 10 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.53%) Hudson
3 10 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.32%) JIRA
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.05%) Grunt
6 1 (1.05%) gulp
6 1 (1.05%) Selenium
6 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (29.47%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Marketing
4 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (44.21%) Developer
2 18 (18.95%) Sitecore Developer
3 16 (16.84%) Architect
4 11 (11.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (10.53%) Technical Writer
6 9 (9.47%) Designer
7 8 (8.42%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Author
7 8 (8.42%) Technical Author
8 7 (7.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.37%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.37%) WebSphere Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Test Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) UX Designer
11 4 (4.21%) BPM Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Senior WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (44.21%) HTML
2 39 (41.05%) CSS
3 34 (35.79%) jQuery
4 30 (31.58%) .NET
4 30 (31.58%) XSLT
5 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET
6 25 (26.32%) XML
7 20 (21.05%) Ajax
7 20 (21.05%) Sass
7 20 (21.05%) SOAP
7 20 (21.05%) Web Services
8 17 (17.89%) HTML5
9 16 (16.84%) Flash
10 13 (13.68%) Hibernate
10 13 (13.68%) JDBC
10 13 (13.68%) JMS
10 13 (13.68%) JMX
10 13 (13.68%) JSP
10 13 (13.68%) Servlets
10 13 (13.68%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.47%) User Experience
2 19 (20.00%) W3C
3 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (13.68%) iPad
4 13 (13.68%) Virtual Team
5 7 (7.37%) N-Tier
6 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.21%) RIA
8 1 (1.05%) Blog
8 1 (1.05%) DataPower
8 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Android
2 6 (6.32%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.21%) Unix
5 2 (2.11%) Linux
5 2 (2.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) Web Development
2 19 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 15 (15.79%) Web Design
4 13 (13.68%) B2B
4 13 (13.68%) B2C
4 13 (13.68%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (13.68%) High Availability
4 13 (13.68%) Load Testing
4 13 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (13.68%) Software Architecture
5 12 (12.63%) Front End Development
6 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.37%) Analytics
7 7 (7.37%) Automated Testing
7 7 (7.37%) Manual Testing
7 7 (7.37%) Project Management
8 6 (6.32%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (5.26%) ITIL
9 5 (5.26%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.21%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (29.47%) C#
3 15 (15.79%) ActionScript
4 14 (14.74%) Java
5 12 (12.63%) SQL
6 6 (6.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.05%) PHP
7 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
1 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) ISEB
3 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) QA
2 5 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (26.32%) Sitecore
2 24 (25.26%) Oracle
3 18 (18.95%) Apple
4 13 (13.68%) ATG
5 12 (12.63%) IBM
6 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.16%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (2.11%) Adobe
9 1 (1.05%) Cognos
9 1 (1.05%) Google
9 1 (1.05%) OpenText
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.05%) SAP