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 30 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.

Content Management
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 245 215
Rank change year-on-year -3 -30  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 434 523 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 0.97% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.17% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 358 349
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.07% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -30.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  

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 37817 44820 42796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.06% 82.80% 79.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25004 29451 26544
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 954 1102 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 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
England +4 392 £400 - 131
London -38 159 £425 +3.03% 59
South East +21 94 £375 +7.14% 17
South West +49 60 £400 +14.28% 15
Berkshire +19 30 £450 -10.00% 2
East of England +18 27 £473 +18.12% 10
Scotland +8 24 £350 +2.94% 7
Wiltshire +24 23 £410 +9.33%
Hampshire +9 22 £388 +12.31% 2
City of London +3 21 £424 +2.66% 9
Swindon +17 20 £413 +10.00%
West Sussex +5 15 £325 +20.37% 3
Surrey +14 14 £325 -9.09% 3
East Midlands -1 14 £293 +32.95% 8
North West +27 13 £375 +25.00% 10
Gloucestershire +18 13 £300 -33.33% 4
Bracknell +12 13 £500 +100.00%
Glasgow -4 11 £325 +36.84%
Wales +17 10 £425 +4.93%
Bedfordshire +11 10 £513 +13.88% 3
Yorkshire -6 10 £525 +10.52% 6
Reading +20 9 £250 -56.52%
Leicester - 9 £320 - 1
Leicestershire - 9 £320 - 2
Manchester +14 8 £395 -7.05% 7
Edinburgh +5 8 £400 -8.57% 3
North East -19 8 £275 -8.33% 1
South Wales +22 7 £425 +4.93%
Southampton +2 7 £413 +17.85%
Worthing +15 6 £363 +47.95%

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for Content Management.

1 527 (60.30%) CMS
2 320 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
3 288 (32.95%) HTML
4 270 (30.89%) JavaScript
5 244 (27.92%) CSS
6 180 (20.59%) Java
7 161 (18.42%) XML
8 154 (17.62%) User Experience
9 140 (16.02%) E-Commerce
10 131 (14.99%) Web Development
11 130 (14.87%) Adobe
12 127 (14.53%) Marketing
12 127 (14.53%) jQuery
12 127 (14.53%) HTML5
13 121 (13.84%) Finance
14 118 (13.50%) Web Services
15 112 (12.81%) Project Management
16 108 (12.36%) .NET
17 105 (12.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 100 (11.44%) C#
19 94 (10.76%) Scrum
19 94 (10.76%) Analytics
20 91 (10.41%) Oracle
20 91 (10.41%) Microsoft
21 85 (9.73%) Front End Development
22 84 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
23 83 (9.50%) SharePoint
24 79 (9.04%) Migration
25 78 (8.92%) SQL
26 77 (8.81%) ASP.NET

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
1 527 (60.30%) CMS
2 105 (12.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 83 (9.50%) SharePoint
4 64 (7.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 48 (5.49%) Drupal
6 38 (4.35%) Confluence
7 33 (3.78%) Apache
7 33 (3.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 32 (3.66%) EPiServer
8 32 (3.66%) WebSphere
9 29 (3.32%) IIS
9 29 (3.32%) Umbraco
10 27 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 24 (2.75%) JBoss
11 24 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (2.40%) Documentum
12 21 (2.40%) WordPress
13 18 (2.06%) Sitefinity
14 16 (1.83%) MS Exchange
14 16 (1.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.15%) MS Office
3 24 (2.75%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.57%) Mingle
8 4 (0.46%) MS Project
8 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.34%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.23%) InDesign
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.29%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.69%) Maximo
3 6 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (0.69%) SDL Web 8
4 5 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.46%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.34%) Magento
6 3 (0.34%) Primavera
6 3 (0.34%) Unica
7 2 (0.23%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) Endur
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP cProjects
8 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.89%) Office 365
2 31 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (2.63%) Google Analytics
5 17 (1.95%) SaaS
6 16 (1.83%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (0.69%) GitHub
8 4 (0.46%) AdWords
8 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.34%) Akamai
9 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.34%) IaaS
9 3 (0.34%) PaaS
9 3 (0.34%) Silverpop
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 68 (7.78%) Internet
2 35 (4.00%) HTTP
3 33 (3.78%) Intranet
4 15 (1.72%) Network Security
5 13 (1.49%) Skype
6 12 (1.37%) Extranet
7 9 (1.03%) LDAP
8 8 (0.92%) Firewall
9 7 (0.80%) DNS
10 5 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.46%) DHCP
11 4 (0.46%) SSL
12 3 (0.34%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.23%) AMQP
13 2 (0.23%) FTP
14 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
14 1 (0.11%) LAN
14 1 (0.11%) SSH
14 1 (0.11%) VPN
14 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.43%) Endeca
3 28 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.40%) MySQL
5 15 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.26%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.14%) EDRMS
9 9 (1.03%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.69%) Big Data
12 6 (0.69%) MarkLogic
12 6 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.57%) HBase
13 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.46%) DB2
14 4 (0.46%) OLAP
14 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 74 (8.47%) JIRA
2 69 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 60 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (6.64%) Selenium
5 54 (6.18%) Jenkins
6 44 (5.03%) Maven
7 39 (4.46%) Gradle
8 38 (4.35%) JUnit
9 36 (4.12%) Ant
10 28 (3.20%) Visual Studio
11 27 (3.09%) WebDriver
12 24 (2.75%) Bitbucket
13 23 (2.63%) JMeter
13 23 (2.63%) Mockito
14 21 (2.40%) Subversion
15 17 (1.95%) Apache Ivy
15 17 (1.95%) Spock
16 16 (1.83%) eggPlant
17 15 (1.72%) Eclipse
18 12 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
General
1 127 (14.53%) Marketing
2 121 (13.84%) Finance
3 76 (8.70%) Retail
4 71 (8.12%) Publishing
5 44 (5.03%) Banking
6 31 (3.55%) Legal
7 25 (2.86%) Advertising
8 15 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.03%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.92%) Electronics
11 8 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.80%) Games
12 7 (0.80%) Law
12 7 (0.80%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.57%) Automotive
13 5 (0.57%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.46%) Back Office
14 4 (0.46%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.34%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 321 (36.73%) Developer
2 115 (13.16%) Architect
3 106 (12.13%) Analyst
4 64 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 57 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
6 47 (5.38%) Business Analyst
7 41 (4.69%) .NET Developer
8 39 (4.46%) Designer
9 37 (4.23%) Project Manager
10 36 (4.12%) Senior Developer
11 31 (3.55%) Java Developer
12 29 (3.32%) Web Developer
13 27 (3.09%) Consultant
13 27 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
14 25 (2.86%) Digital Analyst
14 25 (2.86%) Drupal Developer
15 24 (2.75%) Digital Business Analyst
15 24 (2.75%) HTML Developer
15 24 (2.75%) Web Manager
16 22 (2.52%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (32.95%) HTML
2 244 (27.92%) CSS
3 161 (18.42%) XML
4 127 (14.53%) HTML5
4 127 (14.53%) jQuery
5 118 (13.50%) Web Services
6 108 (12.36%) .NET
7 77 (8.81%) ASP.NET
8 72 (8.24%) Spring
9 64 (7.32%) CSS3
10 57 (6.52%) AngularJS
11 56 (6.41%) Ajax
12 54 (6.18%) J2EE
13 50 (5.72%) RESTful
14 48 (5.49%) JSON
15 47 (5.38%) JSP
16 41 (4.69%) REST
16 41 (4.69%) SOAP
16 41 (4.69%) XSLT
17 35 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 154 (17.62%) User Experience
2 84 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 46 (5.26%) Social Media
5 33 (3.78%) iPad
6 30 (3.43%) W3C
7 27 (3.09%) Mobile App
7 27 (3.09%) Virtual Team
8 24 (2.75%) Computer Science
9 23 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.37%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.03%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.03%) Taxonomies
13 8 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.69%) CMDB
14 6 (0.69%) RIA
15 5 (0.57%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.57%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 56 (6.41%) Windows
2 32 (3.66%) Linux
3 18 (2.06%) Unix
4 17 (1.95%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.92%) Android
5 8 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.57%) Solaris
6 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.23%) AIX
8 2 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) MVS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (16.02%) E-Commerce
3 131 (14.99%) Web Development
4 112 (12.81%) Project Management
5 94 (10.76%) Analytics
5 94 (10.76%) Scrum
6 85 (9.73%) Front End Development
7 79 (9.04%) Migration
8 73 (8.35%) MVC
9 72 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 72 (8.24%) TDD
10 68 (7.78%) Workflow
11 56 (6.41%) OO
12 53 (6.06%) BDD
13 52 (5.95%) Responsive Web Design
14 51 (5.84%) SOA
15 50 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (5.61%) CRM
16 49 (5.61%) Enterprise Content Management
16 49 (5.61%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 270 (30.89%) JavaScript
2 180 (20.59%) Java
3 100 (11.44%) C#
4 78 (8.92%) SQL
5 29 (3.32%) PHP
6 24 (2.75%) Python
7 22 (2.52%) Ruby
8 21 (2.40%) Groovy
9 17 (1.95%) ActionScript
10 12 (1.37%) C++
11 9 (1.03%) PowerShell
12 8 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.69%) ES6
13 6 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.69%) XQuery
14 5 (0.57%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.46%) ABAP
15 4 (0.46%) VBA
16 3 (0.34%) C
16 3 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 67 (7.67%) Degree
3 51 (5.84%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.49%) PMP
5 8 (0.92%) ISEB
5 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.46%) MCSA
7 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.46%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.34%) MCSE
9 2 (0.23%) APMP
9 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.23%) CISA
9 2 (0.23%) CISM
9 2 (0.23%) CISSP
9 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.18%) QA
2 21 (2.40%) PMO
3 9 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.80%) SLA
6 5 (0.57%) Government Security Classifications
6 5 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.23%) WCAG
8 1 (0.11%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.11%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.11%) SDET
8 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (2.63%) Docker
2 12 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.11%) HDFS
4 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.11%) Varnish
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) zsh
Systems Management
1 18 (2.06%) Ansible
2 12 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.14%) TeamSite
4 7 (0.80%) Puppet
5 6 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.69%) SCCM
6 5 (0.57%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.57%) HP Fortify
6 5 (0.57%) Nagios
7 2 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.23%) Kibana
8 1 (0.11%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.11%) Consul
8 1 (0.11%) logstash
8 1 (0.11%) Packer
8 1 (0.11%) Piwik
8 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 130 (14.87%) Adobe
2 91 (10.41%) Microsoft
2 91 (10.41%) Oracle
3 64 (7.32%) Sitecore
4 34 (3.89%) ATG
4 34 (3.89%) Google
5 30 (3.43%) IBM
6 19 (2.17%) hybris
7 18 (2.06%) Apple
7 18 (2.06%) SAP
8 17 (1.95%) Splunk
9 16 (1.83%) OpenText
10 14 (1.60%) FatWire
11 13 (1.49%) Alterian
11 13 (1.49%) HP
12 12 (1.37%) ServiceNow
13 10 (1.14%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.92%) Pega
15 7 (0.80%) CA Agile Central
16 6 (0.69%) Nintex
Gloucestershire
Talent Crew
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £11.00 - £12 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
TekSkills
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £30 to £35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Piksel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Piksel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Square One Resources
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £595 per day + potentially negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TJ Peel
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Energy Institute
Rate: Up to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Barnsley Borough Council
Rate: £33,437 - £36,379
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
London, Greater London
360 Resourcing
Rate: £46,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
York/Remote
Piksel
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago