The median contractor rate for a Content Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Manager
England / South West
Rank - 136 146
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.035% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.036% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £225 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £258 £234
% change year-on-year +6.79% +10.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2433 2768 2970
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.26% 96.55% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1543 1785 1862
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 187 142
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +29.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.65 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Content Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Content Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Content Manager in the South West

Content Manager
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 Manager in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Manager in the South West

Content Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Manager in the South West