The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 May 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
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 253 203
Rank change year-on-year +19 -50  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 463 541 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.03% 0.99% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.19% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 366 370
Median daily rate £403 £420 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +12.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 15
Median hourly rate £25.25 £13.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.03% -66.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £36.30 £40.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +87.03% -66.25%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37767 45469 44556
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.35% 83.37% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24593 30110 28129
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1005 1090 1307
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.85% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.92 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Management in the UK

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Management over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Content Management in the UK

Content Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Management in the UK

Content Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Management over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Content Management in the UK

Content Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
England +13 418 £400 -5.88% 119
London -28 169 £425 -5.55% 51
South East +23 91 £400 +20.30% 22
South West +32 53 £375 - 12
Berkshire +35 32 £500 +66.66% 8
East of England +22 30 £284 -33.20% 14
City of London -7 21 £425 - 10
Gloucestershire +26 20 £310 -48.33% 2
Wales +16 20 £425 - 1
Scotland +28 19 £375 +13.63% 4
West Sussex +23 18 £325 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +5 17 £388 -3.12% 4
Wiltshire +14 15 £400 +3.76% 1
Surrey +9 15 £373 +96.05% 1
North East +41 13 £275 -8.33%
West Midlands +21 13 £358 +10.00% 8
Reading +18 13 £650 +62.50% 5
South Wales +17 12 £438 +2.94% 1
Bedfordshire +6 12 £525 +20.00% 3
Swindon +5 12 £350 -9.20%
Hampshire +2 12 £400 +14.28% 4
North West +15 11 £425 +44.06% 6
Glasgow 0 10 £325 +3.17% 1
Newport - 10 £450 -
Edinburgh +13 8 £388 -11.42% 3
Bracknell +9 8 £500 +72.41% 1
Essex -4 7 £265 -33.75% 1
Woking - 7 £373 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +49 6 £198 -37.79%
Tyne and Wear +45 6 £198 -36.29%

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 with a requirement for Content Management.

1 515 (61.02%) CMS
2 286 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (29.86%) HTML
4 240 (28.44%) JavaScript
5 212 (25.12%) CSS
6 187 (22.16%) Java
7 153 (18.13%) XML
8 146 (17.30%) User Experience
9 141 (16.71%) E-Commerce
10 135 (16.00%) Web Services
11 126 (14.93%) Marketing
12 125 (14.81%) jQuery
13 123 (14.57%) Adobe
14 111 (13.15%) Finance
14 111 (13.15%) HTML5
15 106 (12.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 105 (12.44%) Oracle
17 99 (11.73%) .NET
17 99 (11.73%) Microsoft
18 96 (11.37%) Web Development
19 90 (10.66%) Analytics
20 89 (10.55%) Project Management
21 83 (9.83%) Retail
21 83 (9.83%) Front End Development
22 80 (9.48%) C#
23 78 (9.24%) SQL
24 77 (9.12%) Migration
24 77 (9.12%) Scrum
25 76 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
26 74 (8.77%) JIRA

Content Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 515 (61.02%) CMS
2 106 (12.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 68 (8.06%) SharePoint
4 66 (7.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 48 (5.69%) Drupal
6 46 (5.45%) WebSphere
7 40 (4.74%) Umbraco
8 35 (4.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 34 (4.03%) Confluence
10 30 (3.55%) Apache
11 27 (3.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 26 (3.08%) IIS
13 25 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
14 23 (2.73%) EPiServer
15 22 (2.61%) MS Exchange
16 20 (2.37%) Skype for Business
17 19 (2.25%) JBoss
18 17 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
18 17 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
18 17 (2.01%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 42 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.59%) Mingle
6 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.47%) SPSS
7 3 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.36%) InDesign
7 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (2.37%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.71%) Eloqua
4 6 (0.71%) Maximo
4 6 (0.71%) Unica
5 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.36%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.24%) Magento
8 2 (0.24%) Primavera
9 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.12%) Endur
9 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.12%) SAP cProjects
9 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.50%) Office 365
2 34 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.44%) Google Analytics
4 21 (2.49%) Adobe Analytics
4 21 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (1.90%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 15 (1.78%) SaaS
7 9 (1.07%) GitHub
8 7 (0.83%) AdWords
9 6 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.71%) Silverpop
10 4 (0.47%) Akamai
10 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.47%) PaaS
11 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.36%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.36%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 65 (7.70%) Internet
2 25 (2.96%) HTTP
3 22 (2.61%) Intranet
4 18 (2.13%) Skype
5 16 (1.90%) Network Security
6 10 (1.18%) Firewall
7 8 (0.95%) DNS
8 6 (0.71%) Extranet
8 6 (0.71%) LDAP
9 5 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.59%) DHCP
10 4 (0.47%) SSL
11 2 (0.24%) AMQP
11 2 (0.24%) FTP
12 1 (0.12%) LAN
12 1 (0.12%) NFC
12 1 (0.12%) SMS
12 1 (0.12%) SSH
12 1 (0.12%) VPN
12 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.55%) Endeca
3 20 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.78%) MySQL
5 12 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.18%) EDRMS
7 9 (1.07%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.83%) Big Data
8 7 (0.83%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.71%) DB2
9 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.59%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.47%) Mahout
11 4 (0.47%) Power BI
11 4 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 74 (8.77%) JIRA
2 60 (7.11%) Git (software)
3 59 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (6.87%) Selenium
5 55 (6.52%) Jenkins
6 41 (4.86%) Gradle
7 36 (4.27%) Maven
8 29 (3.44%) JUnit
8 29 (3.44%) Visual Studio
9 27 (3.20%) WebDriver
10 26 (3.08%) Ant
11 24 (2.84%) Bitbucket
12 21 (2.49%) JMeter
13 19 (2.25%) Mockito
14 18 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
14 18 (2.13%) eggPlant
14 18 (2.13%) Spock
15 13 (1.54%) Hudson
16 12 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
17 10 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 126 (14.93%) Marketing
2 111 (13.15%) Finance
3 83 (9.83%) Retail
4 70 (8.29%) Publishing
5 51 (6.04%) Banking
6 32 (3.79%) Legal
7 27 (3.20%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.73%) Advertising
9 16 (1.90%) Electronics
10 15 (1.78%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.30%) Retail Banking
12 10 (1.18%) Back Office
12 10 (1.18%) Law
13 9 (1.07%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.83%) Games
14 7 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.71%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.59%) Billing
16 5 (0.59%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 303 (35.90%) Developer
2 133 (15.76%) Architect
3 93 (11.02%) Analyst
4 74 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
5 62 (7.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 43 (5.09%) Senior Developer
7 40 (4.74%) Business Analyst
8 35 (4.15%) Designer
9 33 (3.91%) .NET Developer
10 32 (3.79%) Java Developer
11 26 (3.08%) Project Manager
12 24 (2.84%) Sitecore Developer
12 24 (2.84%) Web Developer
13 21 (2.49%) Content Designer
13 21 (2.49%) Test Analyst
14 20 (2.37%) JavaScript Developer
15 19 (2.25%) Content Manager
16 18 (2.13%) Consultant
17 17 (2.01%) Messaging Engineer
18 16 (1.90%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (29.86%) HTML
2 212 (25.12%) CSS
3 153 (18.13%) XML
4 135 (16.00%) Web Services
5 125 (14.81%) jQuery
6 111 (13.15%) HTML5
7 99 (11.73%) .NET
8 74 (8.77%) Spring
9 72 (8.53%) CSS3
10 60 (7.11%) Ajax
11 58 (6.87%) ASP.NET
12 55 (6.52%) AngularJS
13 53 (6.28%) REST
14 52 (6.16%) J2EE
15 46 (5.45%) JSP
16 45 (5.33%) SOAP
17 41 (4.86%) RESTful
18 39 (4.62%) XHTML
19 37 (4.38%) JSON
20 35 (4.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 146 (17.30%) User Experience
2 76 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (6.64%) Management Information System
4 51 (6.04%) Social Media
5 32 (3.79%) iPad
6 27 (3.20%) W3C
7 26 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.49%) Computer Science
8 21 (2.49%) Mobile App
9 20 (2.37%) Virtual Team
10 17 (2.01%) e-Learning
11 10 (1.18%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.07%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.95%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.95%) PlayStation
14 7 (0.83%) CMDB
14 7 (0.83%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.83%) Web 2.0
15 6 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 63 (7.46%) Windows
2 29 (3.44%) Linux
3 20 (2.37%) Unix
3 20 (2.37%) Windows Server
4 8 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.83%) Android
6 6 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.59%) Solaris
8 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.36%) CentOS
9 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.24%) AIX
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.12%) MVS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (16.71%) E-Commerce
3 96 (11.37%) Web Development
4 90 (10.66%) Analytics
5 89 (10.55%) Project Management
6 83 (9.83%) Front End Development
7 77 (9.12%) Migration
7 77 (9.12%) Scrum
8 69 (8.18%) TDD
9 62 (7.35%) MVC
10 60 (7.11%) SEO
10 60 (7.11%) SOA
10 60 (7.11%) Test Automation
11 58 (6.87%) Workflow
12 56 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 55 (6.52%) OO
14 52 (6.16%) BDD
15 51 (6.04%) ITIL
16 50 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 240 (28.44%) JavaScript
2 187 (22.16%) Java
3 80 (9.48%) C#
4 78 (9.24%) SQL
5 24 (2.84%) Python
6 23 (2.73%) Ruby
7 22 (2.61%) Groovy
8 21 (2.49%) PHP
9 15 (1.78%) ActionScript
10 9 (1.07%) C++
11 8 (0.95%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.83%) ES6
13 6 (0.71%) SPARQL
14 5 (0.59%) R
15 4 (0.47%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.36%) ECMAScript
16 3 (0.36%) Perl
17 2 (0.24%) C
17 2 (0.24%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 68 (8.06%) Degree
2 53 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.18%) PMP
6 8 (0.95%) ISEB
6 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.47%) MCSA
8 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.36%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.24%) CAPM
10 2 (0.24%) CISA
10 2 (0.24%) CISM
10 2 (0.24%) CISSP
10 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.38%) QA
2 10 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.07%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.95%) PMO
5 7 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.59%) Government Security Classifications
7 5 (0.59%) WCAG
8 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.36%) SLA
9 2 (0.24%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 30 (3.55%) Docker
2 13 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.24%) HDFS
5 1 (0.12%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (2.61%) Ansible
2 15 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (1.07%) HP Fortify
4 7 (0.83%) Puppet
5 5 (0.59%) SCCM
6 4 (0.47%) TeamSite
7 3 (0.36%) Kibana
7 3 (0.36%) logstash
8 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.12%) Grafana
9 1 (0.12%) Nagios
9 1 (0.12%) Piwik
9 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 123 (14.57%) Adobe
2 105 (12.44%) Oracle
3 99 (11.73%) Microsoft
4 66 (7.82%) Sitecore
5 59 (6.99%) IBM
6 37 (4.38%) Google
7 35 (4.15%) ATG
8 32 (3.79%) SAP
9 20 (2.37%) Splunk
10 17 (2.01%) FatWire
10 17 (2.01%) hybris
11 16 (1.90%) Apple
11 16 (1.90%) HP
12 13 (1.54%) OpenText
13 11 (1.30%) Atlassian
14 10 (1.18%) ServiceNow
15 9 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (0.71%) Informatica
16 6 (0.71%) Nintex
16 6 (0.71%) Omniture
London
Silverlink Technologies
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ESA Group
Rate: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Handle Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linksap Europe Ltd
Rate: Market
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £12.77 - £23.28 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £12.77 - £23.28 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Energy Institute
Rate: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 6 days ago