Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 279 256
Rank change year-on-year -19 -23 -17
Contract jobs citing Content Management 849 855 1,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.90% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.07% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 552 736
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £230
90th Percentile £606 £582 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £388
% change year-on-year -1.28% +0.65% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 13 30
UK median hourly rate £24.09 £17.68 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.29% -9.97% -5.57%
10th Percentile £12.24 £14.65 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £22.25 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £17.68 £19.19
% change year-on-year +44.27% -7.87% +16.27%

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 84,764 79,812 89,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.78% 83.84% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,572 52,927 58,164
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,044 2,187 2,615
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +22.14%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.37 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -3.85% +20.93%

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 25 February 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 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Content Management in the UK

Content Management
Top 14 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 25 February 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 -19 801 £438 +6.51% 224
London +1 444 £475 +15.15% 94
UK excluding London -6 404 £385 -1.28% 144
South East +8 150 £390 +4.00% 30
North of England +31 94 £395 -1.25% 38
North West +36 69 £500 +25.00% 29
Midlands -24 47 £330 -27.47% 28
Scotland -6 46 £390 +19.08% 5
South West -12 34 £318 -23.03% 20
East of England -15 33 £500 +39.86% 14
West Midlands -28 27 £435 -6.55% 15
East Midlands +2 19 £225 -18.18% 13
North East +56 14 £290 +5.45% 2
Yorkshire -18 11 £238 -43.45% 7

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 530 (62.43%) CMS
2 350 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (25.44%) HTML
4 180 (21.20%) CSS
5 176 (20.73%) JavaScript
6 156 (18.37%) Java
7 152 (17.90%) Adobe
8 144 (16.96%) Marketing
9 143 (16.84%) E-Commerce
10 138 (16.25%) Scrum
11 124 (14.61%) Finance
12 112 (13.19%) Project Management
13 110 (12.96%) JIRA
14 106 (12.49%) Web Services
14 106 (12.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 104 (12.25%) TDD
16 97 (11.43%) User Experience
17 89 (10.48%) Microsoft
18 88 (10.37%) Analytics
19 86 (10.13%) Degree
20 85 (10.01%) Git (software)
21 80 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
22 78 (9.19%) .NET
23 77 (9.07%) Migration
24 76 (8.95%) BDD
25 75 (8.83%) Publishing
26 74 (8.72%) Management Information System
26 74 (8.72%) DevOps
27 73 (8.60%) SharePoint
28 67 (7.89%) XML

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
1 530 (62.43%) CMS
2 106 (12.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 73 (8.60%) SharePoint
4 51 (6.01%) Confluence
5 45 (5.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 32 (3.77%) Documentum
7 25 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 25 (2.94%) WordPress
8 23 (2.71%) Apache
9 22 (2.59%) Drupal
10 18 (2.12%) Umbraco
11 16 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (1.77%) IIS
12 15 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (1.53%) WebSphere
14 12 (1.41%) SAS
15 11 (1.30%) Apache Solr
15 11 (1.30%) Apache Spark
16 10 (1.18%) Joomla!
16 10 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 65 (7.66%) Photoshop
2 37 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (1.06%) SPSS
8 7 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.82%) InDesign
9 4 (0.47%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.47%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.47%) LaTeX
9 4 (0.47%) RoboHelp
9 4 (0.47%) Snagit
10 3 (0.35%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.24%) Mingle
11 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.24%) XMetaL
12 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.12%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 27 (3.18%) Maximo
2 21 (2.47%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.94%) Adobe Campaign
5 7 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (0.82%) SDL Web 8
6 6 (0.71%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.71%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.71%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 3 (0.35%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 2 (0.24%) SAP CCM
9 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.12%) OpenText Process Suite
10 1 (0.12%) SessionCam
10 1 (0.12%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 67 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.42%) Google Analytics
3 29 (3.42%) Office 365
4 20 (2.36%) GitHub
5 17 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (1.77%) Amazon S3
6 15 (1.77%) npm
7 14 (1.65%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (1.30%) SaaS
9 9 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.94%) Serverless
10 8 (0.94%) Yarn
11 7 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.82%) PaaS
12 6 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.71%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.36%) Internet
2 26 (3.06%) Intranet
3 23 (2.71%) DNS
4 22 (2.59%) SMS
5 14 (1.65%) HTTP
6 10 (1.18%) DHCP
7 8 (0.94%) Unified Communications
8 7 (0.82%) Firewall
8 7 (0.82%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.59%) NAS
9 5 (0.59%) SAN
9 5 (0.59%) SSL
10 4 (0.47%) LAN
11 3 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.35%) WAN
12 2 (0.24%) FTP
13 1 (0.12%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.12%) Network Security
13 1 (0.12%) PPP
13 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 24 (2.83%) Endeca
4 17 (2.00%) Big Data
4 17 (2.00%) MySQL
5 15 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 13 (1.53%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.94%) Mahout
8 6 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (0.71%) Neo4j
9 5 (0.59%) CouchDB
9 5 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.59%) EDRMS
9 5 (0.59%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.47%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.35%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.35%) DB2
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.35%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 110 (12.96%) JIRA
2 85 (10.01%) Git (software)
3 64 (7.54%) Jenkins
4 49 (5.77%) Mockito
5 42 (4.95%) JUnit
6 36 (4.24%) Maven
7 33 (3.89%) Selenium
8 31 (3.65%) Gradle
9 25 (2.94%) SonarQube
10 24 (2.83%) Subversion
11 22 (2.59%) Sonatype Nexus
12 21 (2.47%) Spock
12 21 (2.47%) Xcode
13 19 (2.24%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.30%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
14 11 (1.30%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.18%) gulp
15 10 (1.18%) Mocha
15 10 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 144 (16.96%) Marketing
2 124 (14.61%) Finance
3 75 (8.83%) Publishing
4 44 (5.18%) Banking
5 37 (4.36%) Retail
6 31 (3.65%) Legal
7 19 (2.24%) Japanese Language
8 13 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.41%) Law
9 12 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.06%) Advertising
10 9 (1.06%) Local Government
10 9 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.06%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.59%) German Language
13 4 (0.47%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.35%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.35%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 266 (31.33%) Developer
2 90 (10.60%) Architect
3 80 (9.42%) Project Manager
4 78 (9.19%) Analyst
5 44 (5.18%) Senior Developer
6 35 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
7 33 (3.89%) Content Manager
8 32 (3.77%) Designer
8 32 (3.77%) Java Developer
9 27 (3.18%) Consultant
9 27 (3.18%) Digital Project Manager
10 26 (3.06%) Content Editor
11 25 (2.94%) Business Analyst
11 25 (2.94%) Lead Developer
12 23 (2.71%) Administrator
12 23 (2.71%) Content Designer
12 23 (2.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 23 (2.71%) Web Manager
13 21 (2.47%) Oracle Developer
13 21 (2.47%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (25.44%) HTML
2 180 (21.20%) CSS
3 106 (12.49%) Web Services
4 78 (9.19%) .NET
5 67 (7.89%) jQuery
5 67 (7.89%) XML
6 55 (6.48%) AngularJS
6 55 (6.48%) RESTful
7 52 (6.12%) React
7 52 (6.12%) Spring
8 44 (5.18%) HTML5
9 41 (4.83%) J2EE
10 38 (4.48%) Node.js
11 33 (3.89%) OSGi
12 32 (3.77%) CSS3
12 32 (3.77%) REST
13 29 (3.42%) ASP.NET
14 28 (3.30%) JSR 170
15 24 (2.83%) Sass
16 22 (2.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 97 (11.43%) User Experience
2 74 (8.72%) Management Information System
3 67 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (6.60%) Social Media
5 42 (4.95%) Mobile App
6 36 (4.24%) iPad
7 29 (3.42%) Virtual Team
8 22 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.88%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.77%) iPhone
11 13 (1.53%) Taxonomies
12 8 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (0.94%) Linked Data
12 8 (0.94%) PlayStation
13 7 (0.82%) Clustering
13 7 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.82%) PKI
13 7 (0.82%) Web 2.0
14 6 (0.71%) EPoS
14 6 (0.71%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 49 (5.77%) Linux
2 41 (4.83%) Apple iOS
3 29 (3.42%) Unix
4 27 (3.18%) Windows
5 22 (2.59%) Android
6 12 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.82%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.71%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
9 6 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.24%) AIX
11 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.24%) zOS
12 1 (0.12%) MVS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (16.84%) E-Commerce
3 138 (16.25%) Scrum
4 112 (13.19%) Project Management
5 104 (12.25%) TDD
6 88 (10.37%) Analytics
7 80 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 77 (9.07%) Migration
9 76 (8.95%) BDD
10 74 (8.72%) DevOps
11 67 (7.89%) Document Management
11 67 (7.89%) Workflow
12 66 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
13 65 (7.66%) Web Development
14 59 (6.95%) CRM
15 58 (6.83%) Software Engineering
16 55 (6.48%) Asset Management
17 53 (6.24%) Unit Testing
18 51 (6.01%) SEO
19 48 (5.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 176 (20.73%) JavaScript
2 156 (18.37%) Java
3 67 (7.89%) SQL
4 52 (6.12%) C#
5 25 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 22 (2.59%) Objective-C
7 18 (2.12%) Apple Swift
7 18 (2.12%) Python
8 17 (2.00%) PHP
9 15 (1.77%) ES6
10 11 (1.30%) R
11 10 (1.18%) C
12 8 (0.94%) ES7
12 8 (0.94%) MATLAB
12 8 (0.94%) SPARQL
13 7 (0.82%) Perl
13 7 (0.82%) Ruby
13 7 (0.82%) Scala
14 6 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (10.13%) Degree
2 31 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.94%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (0.71%) ISEB
7 6 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.59%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.59%) PMP
9 4 (0.47%) MCSE
10 3 (0.35%) APMP
10 3 (0.35%) CEH
10 3 (0.35%) CISSP
10 3 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.35%) MCP
10 3 (0.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.66%) QA
2 15 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.06%) PMO
4 8 (0.94%) GDPR
5 7 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.35%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.35%) SLA
7 3 (0.35%) WCAG
8 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.24%) WAI
9 1 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.12%) GCP
9 1 (0.12%) GLP
9 1 (0.12%) GMP
9 1 (0.12%) GxP
9 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 45 (5.30%) Docker
2 25 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.47%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.35%) Varnish
6 2 (0.24%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (3.65%) Ansible
2 24 (2.83%) Puppet
3 13 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.06%) AirWatch
5 9 (1.06%) SCCM
6 7 (0.82%) SAP Afaria
6 7 (0.82%) XenMobile
7 6 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.71%) Terraform
8 5 (0.59%) HP ALM
8 5 (0.59%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.59%) TeamSite
9 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.47%) Nagios
9 4 (0.47%) SCOM
10 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 152 (17.90%) Adobe
2 89 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 55 (6.48%) Oracle
4 51 (6.01%) SAP
4 51 (6.01%) Sitecore
5 41 (4.83%) Google
6 37 (4.36%) hybris
7 24 (2.83%) IBM
8 22 (2.59%) Apple
9 21 (2.47%) ATG
10 18 (2.12%) Coverity
11 17 (2.00%) Citrix
12 13 (1.53%) Nintex
13 12 (1.41%) OpenText
14 10 (1.18%) Atlassian
14 10 (1.18%) EMC
14 10 (1.18%) HP
15 9 (1.06%) FatWire
15 9 (1.06%) VMware
16 7 (0.82%) Splunk