Period
to 20 June 2018

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 6 months to 20 June 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
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 279 267
Rank change year-on-year -19 -12 -39
Contract jobs citing Content Management 828 833 1,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.92% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.08% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 519 700
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £231
90th Percentile £600 £565 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £378 £351
% change year-on-year +2.58% +7.62% -2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 34
UK median hourly rate £17.07 £29.00 £20.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.14% +41.76% -31.81%
10th Percentile £12.78 £15.00 £12.33
90th Percentile £24.55 £60.00 £49.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.46 £29.50 £19.35
% change year-on-year -50.98% +52.45% -41.36%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85,519 77,176 89,550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.66% 84.78% 84.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,362 50,523 58,954
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,338 2,076 2,266
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.00% - +17.37%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.48 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.41% +25.29%

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Content Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Content Management in the UK

Content Management
Top 15 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 6 months to 20 June 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
England -25 774 £439 +9.01% 168
UK excluding London -50 419 £388 +2.58% 118
London 0 403 £475 +11.76% 55
South East -39 136 £400 +6.67% 35
North of England +17 101 £375 +15.38% 22
Midlands +14 78 £325 -13.33% 29
North West +14 51 £405 -1.82% 14
West Midlands +6 50 £325 -14.59% 20
Scotland -27 49 £290 -22.67% 5
East of England +1 39 £475 +0.53% 14
East Midlands -2 27 £338 +5.47% 9
Yorkshire -2 26 £425 -20.93% 5
North East +6 25 £275 - 3
South West -74 15 £300 -25.00% 12
Wales -21 4 £444 +4.41%

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 with a requirement for Content Management.

1 453 (54.71%) CMS
2 364 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (21.98%) HTML
4 173 (20.89%) JavaScript
5 161 (19.44%) Java
6 159 (19.20%) E-Commerce
7 158 (19.08%) CSS
8 149 (18.00%) Adobe
9 123 (14.86%) Scrum
10 122 (14.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 111 (13.41%) User Experience
12 108 (13.04%) Marketing
13 101 (12.20%) DevOps
14 98 (11.84%) Microsoft
15 97 (11.71%) Project Management
16 90 (10.87%) Finance
16 90 (10.87%) TDD
17 89 (10.75%) Web Services
18 87 (10.51%) .NET
18 87 (10.51%) Migration
19 81 (9.78%) Git (software)
19 81 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
20 79 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
20 79 (9.54%) Jenkins
21 78 (9.42%) SharePoint
22 74 (8.94%) Software Engineering
23 73 (8.82%) BDD
23 73 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
24 72 (8.70%) Analytics
25 71 (8.57%) 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
1 453 (54.71%) CMS
2 122 (14.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 78 (9.42%) SharePoint
4 53 (6.40%) Drupal
5 47 (5.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 42 (5.07%) WordPress
7 29 (3.50%) Confluence
8 26 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (3.14%) Umbraco
9 22 (2.66%) Documentum
10 20 (2.42%) MS Exchange
11 19 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (1.81%) WebSphere
13 12 (1.45%) Apache
14 11 (1.33%) IIS
14 11 (1.33%) Liferay
14 11 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (1.21%) Apache Solr
15 10 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (5.19%) Photoshop
2 28 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.72%) InDesign
8 5 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.60%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.12%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.45%) Magento
2 11 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.85%) Maximo
5 6 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.60%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.60%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.36%) SDL Web 8
9 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.12%) Revive Adserver
10 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.12%) Shopify
10 1 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
10 1 (0.12%) Social Studio
10 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 81 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (5.80%) Office 365
4 35 (4.23%) GitHub
5 29 (3.50%) Google Analytics
5 29 (3.50%) SaaS
6 27 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (3.14%) Amazon S3
8 19 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
9 17 (2.05%) Adobe Analytics
10 14 (1.69%) npm
11 13 (1.57%) PaaS
12 12 (1.45%) Yarn
13 11 (1.33%) OneDrive
14 10 (1.21%) Serverless
15 9 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (0.85%) Trello
16 7 (0.85%) Yammer
17 6 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 6 (0.72%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.23%) DNS
2 27 (3.26%) DHCP
3 23 (2.78%) Internet
3 23 (2.78%) SMS
4 22 (2.66%) Intranet
5 13 (1.57%) Unified Communications
6 11 (1.33%) HTTP
7 8 (0.97%) Firewall
8 6 (0.72%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.60%) Extranet
9 5 (0.60%) VPN
10 4 (0.48%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.48%) SAN
11 3 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.36%) LAN
11 3 (0.36%) NAS
11 3 (0.36%) Skype
11 3 (0.36%) WAN
12 2 (0.24%) ADSL
12 2 (0.24%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.71%) MySQL
3 31 (3.74%) MongoDB
4 22 (2.66%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.93%) Endeca
6 12 (1.45%) InfluxDB
7 7 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (0.85%) CouchDB
7 7 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.72%) Couchbase
9 5 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.48%) EDRMS
10 4 (0.48%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.36%) Big Data
11 3 (0.36%) GIS
12 2 (0.24%) DTS
12 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.24%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 81 (9.78%) Git (software)
2 79 (9.54%) Jenkins
3 71 (8.57%) JIRA
4 44 (5.31%) Sonatype Nexus
5 40 (4.83%) Mockito
6 39 (4.71%) Maven
7 36 (4.35%) SonarQube
8 24 (2.90%) JUnit
8 24 (2.90%) Visual Studio
9 23 (2.78%) Selenium
10 19 (2.29%) Gradle
11 17 (2.05%) Subversion
12 14 (1.69%) Artifactory
12 14 (1.69%) Xcode
13 12 (1.45%) Bitbucket
14 11 (1.33%) Spock
15 10 (1.21%) Eclipse
16 9 (1.09%) Mercurial
16 9 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
17 7 (0.85%) GitLab
General
1 108 (13.04%) Marketing
2 90 (10.87%) Finance
3 60 (7.25%) Publishing
4 43 (5.19%) Retail
5 21 (2.54%) Banking
6 17 (2.05%) Legal
7 16 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.21%) Japanese Language
10 9 (1.09%) Law
11 7 (0.85%) Back Office
11 7 (0.85%) French Language
12 6 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.72%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.60%) Advertising
14 3 (0.36%) Games
14 3 (0.36%) German Language
14 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 267 (32.25%) Developer
2 80 (9.66%) Project Manager
3 71 (8.57%) Architect
4 69 (8.33%) Analyst
5 39 (4.71%) Designer
6 37 (4.47%) Senior Developer
7 36 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 29 (3.50%) Digital Project Manager
9 28 (3.38%) Content Designer
10 26 (3.14%) Business Analyst
11 25 (3.02%) Drupal Developer
11 25 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (2.90%) Consultant
13 23 (2.78%) Content Manager
14 21 (2.54%) Administrator
15 20 (2.42%) Agile Developer
16 19 (2.29%) PHP Developer
17 18 (2.17%) SharePoint Developer
17 18 (2.17%) Technical Manager
17 18 (2.17%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (21.98%) HTML
2 158 (19.08%) CSS
3 89 (10.75%) Web Services
4 87 (10.51%) .NET
5 64 (7.73%) AngularJS
6 52 (6.28%) React
7 51 (6.16%) jQuery
8 50 (6.04%) Spring
9 46 (5.56%) HTML5
10 42 (5.07%) ASP.NET
10 42 (5.07%) REST
11 40 (4.83%) XML
12 39 (4.71%) RESTful
13 33 (3.99%) J2EE
14 32 (3.86%) JSR 170
14 32 (3.86%) OSGi
15 31 (3.74%) Node.js
16 26 (3.14%) CSS3
16 26 (3.14%) Sass
17 25 (3.02%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 111 (13.41%) User Experience
2 61 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 29 (3.50%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.02%) Social Media
6 24 (2.90%) iPad
7 23 (2.78%) PKI
8 18 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.81%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.57%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.57%) iPhone
10 13 (1.57%) Life Science
11 12 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (1.21%) Blog
13 9 (1.09%) EPoS
13 9 (1.09%) LIMS
14 8 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (0.97%) Taxonomies
14 8 (0.97%) Web 2.0
15 7 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (6.04%) Windows
2 43 (5.19%) Apple iOS
3 34 (4.11%) Linux
4 28 (3.38%) Android
4 28 (3.38%) Windows Server
5 27 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (2.78%) Unix
8 22 (2.66%) Windows Phone
8 22 (2.66%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.24%) AIX
11 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.24%) zOS
12 1 (0.12%) VMS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (19.20%) E-Commerce
3 123 (14.86%) Scrum
4 101 (12.20%) DevOps
5 97 (11.71%) Project Management
6 90 (10.87%) TDD
7 87 (10.51%) Migration
8 79 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 74 (8.94%) Software Engineering
10 73 (8.82%) BDD
10 73 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
11 72 (8.70%) Analytics
12 68 (8.21%) Web Development
13 65 (7.85%) Workflow
14 63 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
15 58 (7.00%) Unit Testing
16 56 (6.76%) MVC
17 53 (6.40%) Test Automation
18 49 (5.92%) Waterfall
19 47 (5.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 173 (20.89%) JavaScript
2 161 (19.44%) Java
3 70 (8.45%) C#
4 62 (7.49%) SQL
5 53 (6.40%) PHP
6 37 (4.47%) PowerShell
6 37 (4.47%) Python
7 26 (3.14%) Ruby
8 24 (2.90%) Perl
9 15 (1.81%) Apple Swift
9 15 (1.81%) Objective-C
10 14 (1.69%) ES6
10 14 (1.69%) Java 8
11 12 (1.45%) ES7
12 9 (1.09%) Groovy
13 8 (0.97%) C
13 8 (0.97%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.60%) Scala
14 5 (0.60%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 50 (6.04%) Degree
2 44 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.36%) ISEB
10 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.36%) MCP
10 3 (0.36%) MCSE
11 2 (0.24%) APMP
11 2 (0.24%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.24%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.24%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.80%) QA
2 21 (2.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 18 (2.17%) SLA
4 15 (1.81%) GDPR
5 12 (1.45%) GxP
6 11 (1.33%) PMO
7 4 (0.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.48%) GCP
7 4 (0.48%) GLP
7 4 (0.48%) GMP
8 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 47 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 36 (4.35%) Docker
3 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.24%) KVM
4 2 (0.24%) LXC
4 2 (0.24%) vCloud
4 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.12%) NFS
5 1 (0.12%) Samba
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (3.99%) Puppet
2 23 (2.78%) AirWatch
2 23 (2.78%) SAP Afaria
2 23 (2.78%) XenMobile
3 22 (2.66%) Terraform
4 19 (2.29%) ZABBIX
5 18 (2.17%) Kibana
6 17 (2.05%) Ansible
7 16 (1.93%) Nagios
8 14 (1.69%) Uchiwa
9 13 (1.57%) logstash
9 13 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (1.45%) Pingdom
11 8 (0.97%) SCCM
12 7 (0.85%) Kubernetes
12 7 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.60%) Rundeck
13 5 (0.60%) TeamSite
14 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 149 (18.00%) Adobe
2 98 (11.84%) Microsoft
3 58 (7.00%) SAP
4 54 (6.52%) hybris
5 53 (6.40%) Sitecore
6 44 (5.31%) Google
7 40 (4.83%) Oracle
8 31 (3.74%) Citrix
9 24 (2.90%) Apple
9 24 (2.90%) Coverity
10 19 (2.29%) McAfee
11 18 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (2.05%) New Relic
13 12 (1.45%) PagerDuty
14 11 (1.33%) ATG
14 11 (1.33%) Nintex
15 10 (1.21%) IBM
16 9 (1.09%) EMC
17 8 (0.97%) HP
17 8 (0.97%) Perforce