Period
to 22 July 2018

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 6 months to 22 July 2018 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 111 160
Rank change year-on-year -59 +49 -37
Contract jobs citing Content Management 27 92 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.51% 1.66% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.99% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 57 42
South West median daily rate £225 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £162 £220 £128
90th Percentile £470 £463 £598
England median daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year +3.03% -0.60% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
South West median hourly rate - £32.50 -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% -14.00% +8.70%

Content Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,437 4,616 4,874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 83.40% 83.34% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,683 2,968 3,223
South West median daily rate £413 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £270 £250 £251
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 204 245
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.60 £13.00 £12.68
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £51.30
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.75
% change year-on-year -8.11% +3.09% +12.71%

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Content Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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
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 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
Bristol 0 12 £225 -44.44% 6
Somerset +11 3 £425 +88.89%
Devon 0 3 - - 2
Wiltshire -15 3 £425 +4.94% 1
Gloucestershire -22 2 £232 -25.16% 3
Cornwall - 2 £213 - 1
Content Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Content Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Content Management.

1 18 (66.67%) CMS
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
4 8 (29.63%) Workflow
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.93%) Drupal
5 7 (25.93%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) Adobe
6 6 (22.22%) ISEB
6 6 (22.22%) VBScript
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 6 (22.22%) QA
6 6 (22.22%) Selenium
6 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 6 (22.22%) WMI
6 6 (22.22%) WCAG
6 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
6 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 6 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (22.22%) SDLC
6 6 (22.22%) API Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (18.52%) PowerMock
7 5 (18.52%) Mockito

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 18 (66.67%) CMS
2 7 (25.93%) Drupal
3 6 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (7.41%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) EPiServer
6 1 (3.70%) Kentico
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Trello
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Intranet
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
1 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
1 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 5 (18.52%) Mockito
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) Maven
3 4 (14.81%) SonarQube
3 4 (14.81%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) GitLab
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Software Tester
2 6 (22.22%) Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Junior
4 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) JSR 170
2 5 (18.52%) OSGi
2 5 (18.52%) PowerMock
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) Express
4 1 (3.70%) JPA
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (11.11%) Social Media
3 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.70%) Photography
5 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
3 8 (29.63%) Workflow
4 6 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (22.22%) API Testing
4 6 (22.22%) SDLC
4 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) BDD
6 4 (14.81%) Coaching
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) TDD
7 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (22.22%) VBScript
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
1 6 (22.22%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) WMI
2 1 (3.70%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Adobe
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) Coverity
5 3 (11.11%) Facebook
6 1 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (3.70%) hybris
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) Sitecore