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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 234 223
Rank change year-on-year -36 -11  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 413 574 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 1.07% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.28% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 365 342
Median daily rate £400 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £616 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +0.67% +13.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.17% -18.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £12.42 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.25 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  

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 39769 44877 44538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.43% 83.33% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 99202 112242 99576
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 £305 £284 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3122 2959 3052
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.78 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Content Management in the UK

Content Management
Top 10 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 June 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 -35 384 £400 -5.88% 103
UK excluding London -25 210 £373 +0.67% 60
London -46 183 £450 - 44
South East -24 64 £375 -6.25% 15
South West -3 38 £340 -9.33% 8
Midlands +27 37 £375 - 11
North of England +12 26 £325 -1.51% 12
East of England +13 23 £331 -22.05% 13
Scotland +8 11 £388 +17.42% 1
Wales +6 11 £304 -28.52%

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 486 (58.41%) CMS
2 282 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (31.85%) HTML
4 247 (29.69%) JavaScript
5 220 (26.44%) CSS
6 178 (21.39%) Java
7 146 (17.55%) User Experience
8 134 (16.11%) Web Services
9 133 (15.99%) jQuery
10 130 (15.63%) XML
11 128 (15.38%) E-Commerce
12 127 (15.26%) Marketing
13 122 (14.66%) HTML5
14 121 (14.54%) Adobe
15 111 (13.34%) .NET
15 111 (13.34%) Finance
16 110 (13.22%) Oracle
17 108 (12.98%) Web Development
18 103 (12.38%) Microsoft
18 103 (12.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 97 (11.66%) Analytics
20 89 (10.70%) SQL
21 83 (9.98%) Scrum
21 83 (9.98%) Front End Development
22 82 (9.86%) CSS3
23 81 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
24 78 (9.38%) Project Management
24 78 (9.38%) MVC
25 77 (9.25%) SharePoint
25 77 (9.25%) Migration

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
1 486 (58.41%) CMS
2 103 (12.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 77 (9.25%) SharePoint
4 63 (7.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 45 (5.41%) WebSphere
6 41 (4.93%) Drupal
7 39 (4.69%) Umbraco
8 36 (4.33%) Confluence
9 33 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 31 (3.73%) Documentum
10 31 (3.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 29 (3.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 26 (3.13%) Apache
13 25 (3.00%) IIS
14 18 (2.16%) JBoss
14 18 (2.16%) Skype for Business
15 17 (2.04%) Apache Solr
16 16 (1.92%) EPiServer
16 16 (1.92%) MS Exchange
17 15 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 48 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.40%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.48%) SPSS
7 3 (0.36%) InDesign
7 3 (0.36%) Mingle
7 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (2.40%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (2.28%) Maximo
3 12 (1.44%) SAP Hybris
3 12 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (1.08%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.72%) Unica
6 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.36%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.36%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.24%) Magento
8 2 (0.24%) Primavera
8 2 (0.24%) Relativity
8 2 (0.24%) SessionCam
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.12%) SAP cProjects
9 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.12%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (4.45%) Office 365
3 32 (3.85%) Google Analytics
4 30 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (2.28%) Adobe Analytics
6 17 (2.04%) SaaS
7 16 (1.92%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 10 (1.20%) GitHub
9 7 (0.84%) AdWords
10 6 (0.72%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.72%) Silverpop
11 5 (0.60%) PaaS
12 4 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.48%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 61 (7.33%) Internet
2 28 (3.37%) Intranet
3 17 (2.04%) HTTP
4 16 (1.92%) Skype
5 7 (0.84%) DNS
5 7 (0.84%) Firewall
6 6 (0.72%) Extranet
6 6 (0.72%) Network Security
7 5 (0.60%) LDAP
8 4 (0.48%) DHCP
8 4 (0.48%) SSL
9 2 (0.24%) FTP
9 2 (0.24%) LAN
9 2 (0.24%) SMS
9 2 (0.24%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.24%) WAN
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.12%) NFC
10 1 (0.12%) SSH
10 1 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.97%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.73%) Endeca
3 18 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.92%) MySQL
5 15 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.20%) EDRMS
7 8 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 8 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.84%) Big Data
8 7 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.60%) DB2
11 4 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.48%) Couchbase
11 4 (0.48%) Mahout
11 4 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 75 (9.01%) JIRA
2 61 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 61 (7.33%) Jenkins
3 55 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (6.49%) Selenium
5 37 (4.45%) Gradle
5 37 (4.45%) Visual Studio
6 33 (3.97%) Maven
7 30 (3.61%) JUnit
8 20 (2.40%) Ant
8 20 (2.40%) Mockito
9 19 (2.28%) Spock
9 19 (2.28%) WebDriver
10 16 (1.92%) Bitbucket
10 16 (1.92%) JMeter
11 13 (1.56%) Hudson
12 12 (1.44%) Apache Ivy
12 12 (1.44%) Dreamweaver
12 12 (1.44%) eggPlant
13 11 (1.32%) Gatling
General
1 127 (15.26%) Marketing
2 111 (13.34%) Finance
3 73 (8.77%) Retail
4 72 (8.65%) Publishing
5 53 (6.37%) Banking
6 35 (4.21%) Legal
7 28 (3.37%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.76%) Advertising
9 16 (1.92%) Electronics
10 15 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.44%) Retail Banking
12 11 (1.32%) Law
13 10 (1.20%) Back Office
14 8 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.84%) Games
15 7 (0.84%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.84%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.72%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.60%) Billing
18 4 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 305 (36.66%) Developer
2 127 (15.26%) Architect
3 101 (12.14%) Analyst
4 69 (8.29%) Solutions Architect
5 62 (7.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 54 (6.49%) Senior Developer
7 51 (6.13%) Business Analyst
8 31 (3.73%) Designer
9 29 (3.49%) Java Developer
9 29 (3.49%) Web Developer
10 28 (3.37%) .NET Developer
11 27 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
12 26 (3.13%) Sitecore Developer
13 24 (2.88%) Project Manager
14 21 (2.52%) Consultant
15 20 (2.40%) Content Designer
15 20 (2.40%) SharePoint Developer
16 19 (2.28%) Oracle Developer
17 18 (2.16%) HTML Developer
17 18 (2.16%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (31.85%) HTML
2 220 (26.44%) CSS
3 134 (16.11%) Web Services
4 133 (15.99%) jQuery
5 130 (15.63%) XML
6 122 (14.66%) HTML5
7 111 (13.34%) .NET
8 82 (9.86%) CSS3
9 72 (8.65%) Spring
10 62 (7.45%) AngularJS
11 59 (7.09%) Ajax
11 59 (7.09%) ASP.NET
11 59 (7.09%) REST
12 52 (6.25%) J2EE
13 44 (5.29%) JSP
13 44 (5.29%) SOAP
14 43 (5.17%) RESTful
15 38 (4.57%) JSON
16 35 (4.21%) XHTML
17 34 (4.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 146 (17.55%) User Experience
2 81 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (8.17%) Management Information System
4 56 (6.73%) Social Media
5 34 (4.09%) iPad
6 27 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (3.13%) W3C
8 24 (2.88%) Mobile App
9 21 (2.52%) Virtual Team
10 20 (2.40%) Computer Science
11 16 (1.92%) e-Learning
12 10 (1.20%) Data Centre
13 9 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (0.96%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.96%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.96%) PlayStation
15 7 (0.84%) Cloud Native
15 7 (0.84%) CMDB
15 7 (0.84%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.84%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 64 (7.69%) Windows
2 35 (4.21%) Linux
3 23 (2.76%) Unix
4 19 (2.28%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.96%) Android
7 5 (0.60%) Solaris
7 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.36%) CentOS
10 2 (0.24%) AIX
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) MVS
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 108 (12.98%) Web Development
4 97 (11.66%) Analytics
5 83 (9.98%) Front End Development
5 83 (9.98%) Scrum
6 78 (9.38%) MVC
6 78 (9.38%) Project Management
7 77 (9.25%) Migration
8 73 (8.77%) Workflow
9 66 (7.93%) TDD
10 64 (7.69%) ITIL
11 62 (7.45%) SOA
12 61 (7.33%) SEO
13 59 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 58 (6.97%) BDD
15 57 (6.85%) Asset Management
15 57 (6.85%) Enterprise Content Management
16 53 (6.37%) OO
17 52 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 247 (29.69%) JavaScript
2 178 (21.39%) Java
3 89 (10.70%) SQL
4 76 (9.13%) C#
5 21 (2.52%) PHP
6 17 (2.04%) Groovy
6 17 (2.04%) Python
7 14 (1.68%) Ruby
8 13 (1.56%) ES6
9 11 (1.32%) ActionScript
10 9 (1.08%) ECMAScript
10 9 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.72%) SPARQL
12 6 (0.72%) VBA
13 5 (0.60%) R
14 4 (0.48%) C
14 4 (0.48%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.36%) C++
15 3 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 77 (9.25%) Degree
2 52 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 43 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.20%) ISEB
6 8 (0.96%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.96%) PMP
7 5 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.36%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.24%) APMP
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.33%) QA
2 9 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.60%) PMO
5 5 (0.60%) WCAG
6 4 (0.48%) SLA
7 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.24%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 31 (3.73%) Docker
2 11 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.24%) HDFS
4 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.12%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (2.88%) Ansible
2 20 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (1.08%) HP Fortify
4 7 (0.84%) Puppet
5 5 (0.60%) SCCM
6 4 (0.48%) Kibana
6 4 (0.48%) logstash
7 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.24%) Grafana
8 2 (0.24%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.12%) Nagios
9 1 (0.12%) Piwik
9 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 121 (14.54%) Adobe
2 110 (13.22%) Oracle
3 103 (12.38%) Microsoft
4 73 (8.77%) IBM
5 66 (7.93%) Sitecore
6 40 (4.81%) Google
7 35 (4.21%) SAP
8 34 (4.09%) ATG
9 23 (2.76%) HP
9 23 (2.76%) OpenText
10 18 (2.16%) FatWire
11 17 (2.04%) Apple
12 15 (1.80%) hybris
13 14 (1.68%) Nintex
13 14 (1.68%) Splunk
14 12 (1.44%) Atlassian
15 9 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.96%) ServiceNow
17 7 (0.84%) Omniture
18 6 (0.72%) Pega
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