Period
to 20 August 2017

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 August 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
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 261 221
Rank change year-on-year -18 -40 -21
Contract jobs citing Content Management 879 1064 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.98% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.17% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 689 794
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £225 £232 £213
90th Percentile £575 £595 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 40 36
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £24.34 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.31% -26.24% +65.00%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.17 £10.38
90th Percentile £59.13 £52.25 £42.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +15.45% -16.67% +65.00%

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 80681 90563 91135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.37% 83.49% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 52946 59820 58163
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £260
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2208 2612
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.32%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.38 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%

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 August 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 6 months to 20 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 -19 806 £425 - 97
UK excluding London +28 467 £375 - 60
London -44 388 £450 - 47
South East -13 154 £374 -3.86% 22
South West +26 79 £375 - 6
Midlands +40 62 £355 -5.89% 8
North of England -23 60 £400 +9.22% 10
East of England +17 47 £425 +6.25% 4
Scotland +15 45 £395 +21.54% 10
East Midlands +7 35 £345 -6.76%
North West +24 32 £475 +46.15% 6
West Midlands +30 25 £351 -7.76% 8
Wales +24 20 £425 -
North East +27 18 £275 -15.38% 2
Yorkshire -18 10 £550 +15.79% 2

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (55.29%) CMS
2 301 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (30.15%) HTML
4 225 (25.60%) JavaScript
5 215 (24.46%) CSS
6 176 (20.02%) Java
7 172 (19.57%) User Experience
8 150 (17.06%) Marketing
9 142 (16.15%) E-Commerce
10 134 (15.24%) Adobe
11 125 (14.22%) Web Services
12 124 (14.11%) HTML5
13 123 (13.99%) jQuery
14 120 (13.65%) Finance
15 118 (13.42%) Scrum
16 113 (12.86%) Microsoft
17 112 (12.74%) XML
18 111 (12.63%) .NET
18 111 (12.63%) Oracle
19 106 (12.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 102 (11.60%) Analytics
21 100 (11.38%) Publishing
22 99 (11.26%) TDD
23 96 (10.92%) SQL
24 93 (10.58%) SharePoint
24 93 (10.58%) Web Development
25 82 (9.33%) Project Management
25 82 (9.33%) CSS3
26 81 (9.22%) Workflow
26 81 (9.22%) Degree

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 (55.29%) CMS
2 106 (12.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 93 (10.58%) SharePoint
4 57 (6.48%) Sitecore CMS
5 45 (5.12%) WebSphere
6 44 (5.01%) Drupal
7 43 (4.89%) Confluence
8 39 (4.44%) Umbraco
9 30 (3.41%) Documentum
9 30 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 30 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 28 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 21 (2.39%) Apache
12 20 (2.28%) IIS
13 19 (2.16%) WordPress
14 18 (2.05%) Apache Solr
14 18 (2.05%) JBoss
15 15 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
16 14 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
17 12 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (3.30%) Photoshop
3 17 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.46%) InVision
6 4 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.34%) InDesign
7 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.34%) SPSS
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.11%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 23 (2.62%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (2.16%) Maximo
3 17 (1.93%) SAP Hybris
4 13 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (1.25%) Eloqua
6 7 (0.80%) Adobe Campaign
7 6 (0.68%) SessionCam
7 6 (0.68%) Unica
8 4 (0.46%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.34%) Magento
10 2 (0.23%) Relativity
10 2 (0.23%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.11%) SAP cProjects
11 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.11%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 56 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (4.21%) Office 365
3 34 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (3.75%) Google Analytics
5 28 (3.19%) GitHub
6 23 (2.62%) Adobe Analytics
7 18 (2.05%) SaaS
8 16 (1.82%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 9 (1.02%) PaaS
10 8 (0.91%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.80%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.68%) CloudFront
12 6 (0.68%) Silverpop
13 5 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.89%) Internet
2 25 (2.84%) Intranet
3 15 (1.71%) HTTP
4 13 (1.48%) Firewall
5 12 (1.37%) Skype
6 9 (1.02%) DNS
7 6 (0.68%) Extranet
8 5 (0.57%) LDAP
8 5 (0.57%) SMS
9 4 (0.46%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.46%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.34%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.34%) DHCP
10 3 (0.34%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.23%) LAN
11 2 (0.23%) Network Security
11 2 (0.23%) SSL
11 2 (0.23%) WAN
12 1 (0.11%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.53%) Endeca
3 19 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.71%) MongoDB
6 13 (1.48%) MySQL
7 12 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.91%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.80%) Big Data
9 7 (0.80%) EDRMS
9 7 (0.80%) IDOL
9 7 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (0.68%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.57%) DB2
11 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 79 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 73 (8.30%) JIRA
3 61 (6.94%) Jenkins
4 47 (5.35%) Selenium
5 38 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (4.10%) Gradle
7 34 (3.87%) Visual Studio
8 33 (3.75%) JUnit
9 29 (3.30%) Maven
10 22 (2.50%) Mockito
10 22 (2.50%) Spock
11 20 (2.28%) Xcode
12 14 (1.59%) gulp
13 13 (1.48%) Hudson
14 10 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
15 9 (1.02%) Ant
15 9 (1.02%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.02%) Grunt
15 9 (1.02%) WebDriver
16 8 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 150 (17.06%) Marketing
2 120 (13.65%) Finance
3 100 (11.38%) Publishing
4 61 (6.94%) Retail
5 50 (5.69%) Banking
6 36 (4.10%) Legal
7 34 (3.87%) Telecoms
8 22 (2.50%) Advertising
9 18 (2.05%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.71%) Electronics
10 15 (1.71%) Law
11 10 (1.14%) Back Office
11 10 (1.14%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.68%) Games
13 6 (0.68%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.57%) Billing
14 5 (0.57%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.46%) German Language
15 4 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 328 (37.32%) Developer
2 124 (14.11%) Architect
3 100 (11.38%) Analyst
4 70 (7.96%) Solutions Architect
5 57 (6.48%) Senior Developer
6 55 (6.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 54 (6.14%) Business Analyst
8 49 (5.57%) Designer
9 38 (4.32%) Java Developer
10 32 (3.64%) Web Developer
11 31 (3.53%) Content Designer
12 27 (3.07%) .NET Developer
13 26 (2.96%) Oracle Developer
13 26 (2.96%) Project Manager
13 26 (2.96%) SharePoint Developer
14 25 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
15 20 (2.28%) iOS Developer
15 20 (2.28%) Sitecore Developer
16 19 (2.16%) Consultant
17 17 (1.93%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (30.15%) HTML
2 215 (24.46%) CSS
3 125 (14.22%) Web Services
4 124 (14.11%) HTML5
5 123 (13.99%) jQuery
6 112 (12.74%) XML
7 111 (12.63%) .NET
8 82 (9.33%) CSS3
9 74 (8.42%) Spring
10 73 (8.30%) RESTful
11 71 (8.08%) AngularJS
12 59 (6.71%) Ajax
13 57 (6.48%) J2EE
14 54 (6.14%) REST
15 45 (5.12%) ASP.NET
16 40 (4.55%) SOAP
17 38 (4.32%) JSP
18 37 (4.21%) JSON
18 37 (4.21%) XHTML
19 35 (3.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 172 (19.57%) User Experience
2 80 (9.10%) Management Information System
3 74 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (6.71%) Social Media
5 46 (5.23%) iPad
6 31 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.73%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 18 (2.05%) iPhone
9 18 (2.05%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.93%) e-Learning
10 17 (1.93%) W3C
11 12 (1.37%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.14%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.14%) Web 2.0
13 9 (1.02%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.91%) PlayStation
15 7 (0.80%) Cloud Native
15 7 (0.80%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.80%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 55 (6.26%) Windows
2 36 (4.10%) Linux
3 29 (3.30%) Unix
4 24 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.39%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.57%) Android
7 4 (0.46%) Solaris
7 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.34%) AIX
8 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (16.15%) E-Commerce
3 118 (13.42%) Scrum
4 102 (11.60%) Analytics
5 99 (11.26%) TDD
6 93 (10.58%) Web Development
7 82 (9.33%) Project Management
8 81 (9.22%) Workflow
9 77 (8.76%) MVC
10 69 (7.85%) Front End Development
11 68 (7.74%) Asset Management
11 68 (7.74%) BDD
11 68 (7.74%) Migration
12 67 (7.62%) SOA
13 64 (7.28%) ITIL
13 64 (7.28%) Microservices
14 63 (7.17%) Document Management
15 62 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (7.05%) OO
15 62 (7.05%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 225 (25.60%) JavaScript
2 176 (20.02%) Java
3 96 (10.92%) SQL
4 60 (6.83%) C#
5 22 (2.50%) Objective-C
5 22 (2.50%) PHP
6 18 (2.05%) Python
7 15 (1.71%) Apple Swift
8 14 (1.59%) ES6
8 14 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.25%) Perl
10 10 (1.14%) Ruby
11 9 (1.02%) ECMAScript
12 8 (0.91%) Groovy
12 8 (0.91%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.80%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.57%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.57%) C
14 5 (0.57%) SPARQL
14 5 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 81 (9.22%) Degree
2 51 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.78%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.48%) ISEB
6 8 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.91%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.80%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.80%) PMP
8 5 (0.57%) CISSP
8 5 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.34%) CEH
10 3 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.34%) SANS
11 2 (0.23%) CAPM
11 2 (0.23%) CISA
11 2 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.55%) QA
2 9 (1.02%) SLA
3 8 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.91%) PMO
4 7 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.57%) WCAG
7 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.23%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (3.87%) Docker
2 9 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.34%) Varnish
5 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.23%) HDFS
5 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (3.75%) Ansible
2 17 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (1.48%) Puppet
4 7 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.68%) HP Fortify
6 5 (0.57%) Kibana
6 5 (0.57%) logstash
6 5 (0.57%) SCCM
7 2 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.23%) Grafana
7 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.23%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.11%) Nagios
8 1 (0.11%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.11%) Piwik
8 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.11%) Uchiwa
8 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 134 (15.24%) Adobe
2 113 (12.86%) Microsoft
3 111 (12.63%) Oracle
4 74 (8.42%) IBM
5 70 (7.96%) Sitecore
6 42 (4.78%) Google
7 39 (4.44%) SAP
8 34 (3.87%) ATG
8 34 (3.87%) hybris
9 29 (3.30%) Apple
10 23 (2.62%) FatWire
11 21 (2.39%) HP
11 21 (2.39%) OpenText
12 17 (1.93%) Nintex
13 12 (1.37%) Splunk
14 10 (1.14%) Omniture
15 9 (1.02%) Interwoven
16 8 (0.91%) Atlassian
16 8 (0.91%) Red Hat
16 8 (0.91%) Reuters