Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 257 229
Rank change year-on-year -38 -28 -15
Contract jobs citing Content Management 844 1081 1237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 1.02% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.21% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 654 843
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £213 £210
90th Percentile £575 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 36
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £25.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.22% +13.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.94 £12.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.25 £53.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +30.36% +1.82% +41.03%

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 83959 89134 93113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.87% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55760 58941 60340
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2334 2702
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +12.82%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.43 £11.39
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +12.50%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 -34 781 £421 +5.31% 74
UK excluding London -18 414 £375 - 40
London -47 410 £450 +5.88% 35
South East -11 143 £375 -11.76% 13
North of England -7 70 £450 +25.00% 6
Midlands +11 58 £355 -5.27% 10
South West +10 48 £350 +16.67% 4
Scotland +4 47 £400 +23.08% 1
North West -5 44 £500 +38.89% 5
East of England -10 38 £475 +80.95% 6
East Midlands +16 33 £340 -8.72% 3
West Midlands -14 25 £363 -4.73% 7
North East +46 16 £275 -16.67% 1
Wales +16 10 £420 -1.18%
Yorkshire -1 10 £525 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 485 (57.46%) CMS
2 310 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (28.08%) HTML
4 202 (23.93%) JavaScript
5 186 (22.04%) CSS
6 165 (19.55%) Marketing
7 161 (19.08%) Java
8 145 (17.18%) User Experience
9 142 (16.82%) Scrum
10 138 (16.35%) Finance
11 133 (15.76%) Adobe
12 129 (15.28%) E-Commerce
13 122 (14.45%) Microsoft
14 103 (12.20%) TDD
15 102 (12.09%) .NET
16 101 (11.97%) SharePoint
17 100 (11.85%) Analytics
18 99 (11.73%) Web Services
18 99 (11.73%) Publishing
19 98 (11.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 93 (11.02%) Git (software)
21 91 (10.78%) JIRA
22 90 (10.66%) Degree
22 90 (10.66%) Oracle
23 89 (10.55%) Project Management
23 89 (10.55%) Management Information System
24 88 (10.43%) Workflow
25 87 (10.31%) SQL
25 87 (10.31%) jQuery
26 85 (10.07%) Document Management

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
1 485 (57.46%) CMS
2 101 (11.97%) SharePoint
3 98 (11.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 60 (7.11%) Confluence
5 53 (6.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 46 (5.45%) Drupal
7 43 (5.09%) Documentum
8 33 (3.91%) Umbraco
9 32 (3.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 31 (3.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 29 (3.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 28 (3.32%) Apache
13 26 (3.08%) WordPress
14 24 (2.84%) WebSphere
15 21 (2.49%) IIS
16 16 (1.90%) Apache Spark
17 14 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
18 13 (1.54%) Tomcat
18 13 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
19 11 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 42 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (4.27%) Photoshop
3 30 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.83%) SPSS
8 5 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.59%) InDesign
9 4 (0.47%) InVision
9 4 (0.47%) LaTeX
10 3 (0.36%) Camtasia
10 3 (0.36%) FrameMaker
10 3 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.24%) Mingle
11 2 (0.24%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.24%) Snagit
11 2 (0.24%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 32 (3.79%) Maximo
2 24 (2.84%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.18%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (1.07%) SAP Hybris
6 8 (0.95%) SAP MM
7 7 (0.83%) SessionCam
8 6 (0.71%) Eloqua
8 6 (0.71%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.71%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.71%) SDL Web 8
9 4 (0.47%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.24%) Relativity
10 2 (0.24%) SAP CCM
10 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.12%) Magento
11 1 (0.12%) OpenText Process Suite
11 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.12%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 65 (7.70%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.79%) Google Analytics
4 31 (3.67%) Office 365
5 30 (3.55%) GitHub
6 16 (1.90%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 12 (1.42%) npm
8 11 (1.30%) PaaS
9 9 (1.07%) Adobe Analytics
9 9 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.07%) Serverless
10 8 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.95%) IaaS
10 8 (0.95%) SaaS
11 7 (0.83%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.83%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.59%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.09%) Internet
2 33 (3.91%) Intranet
3 21 (2.49%) DNS
4 18 (2.13%) Firewall
4 18 (2.13%) HTTP
5 11 (1.30%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.07%) SMS
7 8 (0.95%) Skype
8 6 (0.71%) LDAP
8 6 (0.71%) SSL
9 4 (0.47%) BIG-IP
9 4 (0.47%) DHCP
9 4 (0.47%) LAN
9 4 (0.47%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.47%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.36%) WAN
11 2 (0.24%) NAS
11 2 (0.24%) Network Security
11 2 (0.24%) SAN
12 1 (0.12%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.55%) Endeca
3 18 (2.13%) Big Data
3 18 (2.13%) MySQL
4 17 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.30%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.07%) NoSQL
8 8 (0.95%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.95%) Parquet
9 7 (0.83%) IDOL
9 7 (0.83%) Mahout
9 7 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.59%) Blockchain
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 93 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 91 (10.78%) JIRA
3 53 (6.28%) Jenkins
4 45 (5.33%) Selenium
5 38 (4.50%) JUnit
6 37 (4.38%) Gradle
7 31 (3.67%) Mockito
8 28 (3.32%) Maven
8 28 (3.32%) Visual Studio
9 26 (3.08%) Xcode
10 24 (2.84%) Spock
11 17 (2.01%) gulp
12 16 (1.90%) Subversion
13 15 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (1.42%) Bitbucket
14 12 (1.42%) WebDriver
15 11 (1.30%) Grunt
16 10 (1.18%) Mercurial
17 9 (1.07%) Mocha
17 9 (1.07%) TeamCity
General
1 165 (19.55%) Marketing
2 138 (16.35%) Finance
3 99 (11.73%) Publishing
4 62 (7.35%) Banking
5 39 (4.62%) Legal
6 30 (3.55%) Retail
7 27 (3.20%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.01%) Advertising
8 17 (2.01%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.54%) Law
9 13 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.54%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.18%) Electronics
11 7 (0.83%) Back Office
12 6 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.59%) Games
14 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.47%) Local Government
15 3 (0.36%) German Language
15 3 (0.36%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 313 (37.09%) Developer
2 92 (10.90%) Architect
3 87 (10.31%) Analyst
4 48 (5.69%) Business Analyst
5 43 (5.09%) Designer
6 41 (4.86%) Senior Developer
6 41 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
7 37 (4.38%) SharePoint Developer
8 34 (4.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 34 (4.03%) Oracle Developer
9 33 (3.91%) Java Developer
10 30 (3.55%) Project Manager
11 29 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
12 28 (3.32%) .NET Developer
13 27 (3.20%) iOS Developer
14 26 (3.08%) Content Designer
15 25 (2.96%) Web Developer
16 23 (2.73%) Consultant
17 22 (2.61%) Content Editor
18 21 (2.49%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (28.08%) HTML
2 186 (22.04%) CSS
3 102 (12.09%) .NET
4 99 (11.73%) Web Services
5 87 (10.31%) jQuery
6 79 (9.36%) RESTful
7 78 (9.24%) HTML5
8 66 (7.82%) XML
9 62 (7.35%) Spring
10 59 (6.99%) AngularJS
11 58 (6.87%) CSS3
12 46 (5.45%) J2EE
13 39 (4.62%) REST
14 38 (4.50%) Sass
15 36 (4.27%) ASP.NET
16 30 (3.55%) JSON
16 30 (3.55%) React
17 26 (3.08%) Cocoa
18 25 (2.96%) Ajax
18 25 (2.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 145 (17.18%) User Experience
2 89 (10.55%) Management Information System
3 70 (8.29%) Social Media
4 64 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (5.69%) iPad
6 30 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (3.44%) Mobile App
7 29 (3.44%) Virtual Team
8 24 (2.84%) iPhone
9 23 (2.73%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.90%) e-Learning
11 14 (1.66%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.07%) Fintech
13 8 (0.95%) Taxonomies
14 7 (0.83%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.83%) W3C
15 6 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
15 6 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
15 6 (0.71%) Video on Demand
16 5 (0.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (6.64%) Linux
2 38 (4.50%) Windows
3 32 (3.79%) Apple iOS
4 31 (3.67%) Unix
5 16 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.83%) Android
7 5 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) AIX
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) MVS
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (16.82%) Scrum
3 129 (15.28%) E-Commerce
4 103 (12.20%) TDD
5 100 (11.85%) Analytics
6 89 (10.55%) Project Management
7 88 (10.43%) Workflow
8 85 (10.07%) Document Management
9 83 (9.83%) Web Development
10 72 (8.53%) BDD
11 69 (8.18%) Migration
12 68 (8.06%) MVC
13 67 (7.94%) Enterprise Content Management
14 65 (7.70%) Asset Management
15 64 (7.58%) Digital Marketing
16 61 (7.23%) DevOps
17 59 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
18 58 (6.87%) SEO
18 58 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
19 57 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 202 (23.93%) JavaScript
2 161 (19.08%) Java
3 87 (10.31%) SQL
4 48 (5.69%) C#
5 29 (3.44%) Objective-C
6 26 (3.08%) Python
7 23 (2.73%) PowerShell
8 20 (2.37%) Apple Swift
9 18 (2.13%) PHP
10 16 (1.90%) Perl
11 15 (1.78%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.66%) ES6
13 9 (1.07%) C
13 9 (1.07%) SPARQL
14 8 (0.95%) ECMAScript
14 8 (0.95%) Groovy
14 8 (0.95%) R
14 8 (0.95%) VBA
15 7 (0.83%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 90 (10.66%) Degree
2 37 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.54%) ISEB
6 12 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (1.42%) Master's Degree
7 10 (1.18%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.18%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.07%) CISSP
8 9 (1.07%) PMP
9 8 (0.95%) CEH
9 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.95%) SANS
10 4 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.36%) MOS
11 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.24%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.52%) QA
2 8 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (0.95%) SLA
3 6 (0.71%) PMO
4 4 (0.47%) WCAG
5 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 37 (4.38%) Docker
2 14 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.71%) Varnish
4 4 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.12%) HDFS
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (5.33%) Ansible
2 27 (3.20%) Puppet
3 16 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.47%) HP Fortify
5 4 (0.47%) Kibana
5 4 (0.47%) logstash
6 2 (0.24%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.24%) Grafana
6 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.24%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.12%) Nagios
7 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.12%) SCCM
7 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 133 (15.76%) Adobe
2 122 (14.45%) Microsoft
3 90 (10.66%) Oracle
4 67 (7.94%) Sitecore
5 47 (5.57%) IBM
6 42 (4.98%) Google
7 39 (4.62%) SAP
8 35 (4.15%) Apple
9 30 (3.55%) ATG
10 29 (3.44%) hybris
11 25 (2.96%) OpenText
12 24 (2.84%) Nintex
13 23 (2.73%) FatWire
14 18 (2.13%) HP
15 17 (2.01%) Splunk
16 12 (1.42%) Atlassian
17 8 (0.95%) Cisco
17 8 (0.95%) Interwoven
18 7 (0.83%) Citrix
18 7 (0.83%) Red Hat