Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 259 240
Rank change year-on-year -45 -19 -10
Contract jobs citing Content Management 859 1051 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 1.00% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.19% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 631 834
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 39
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +13.64% +22.22%
10th Percentile £13.35 £14.28 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.60 £52.25 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% +21.74% +41.19%

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 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -46 800 £425 +6.25% 81
London -47 436 £450 +5.88% 42
UK excluding London -23 415 £375 +3.09% 43
South East -26 144 £375 -6.25% 18
North of England -1 77 £500 +33.33% 10
North West +11 57 £513 +41.87% 8
Scotland -5 52 £400 +23.08% 2
Midlands -6 52 £350 -12.50% 5
South West -10 47 £370 +9.63% 2
East of England -8 41 £525 +110.00% 4
East Midlands +5 28 £340 -5.56% 2
West Midlands -9 24 £360 -16.52% 3
North East +39 10 £425 +28.79%
Yorkshire -10 10 £450 +7.14% 2
Wales +13 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 501 (58.32%) CMS
2 345 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (29.10%) HTML
4 201 (23.40%) JavaScript
5 196 (22.82%) CSS
6 176 (20.49%) Marketing
7 158 (18.39%) Java
8 153 (17.81%) Scrum
9 145 (16.88%) User Experience
10 143 (16.65%) Finance
11 140 (16.30%) Adobe
12 132 (15.37%) E-Commerce
13 117 (13.62%) JIRA
14 116 (13.50%) TDD
15 110 (12.81%) Analytics
16 104 (12.11%) Microsoft
16 104 (12.11%) Publishing
16 104 (12.11%) Project Management
17 103 (11.99%) SharePoint
18 101 (11.76%) Degree
19 98 (11.41%) .NET
20 96 (11.18%) Management Information System
21 95 (11.06%) Web Services
22 94 (10.94%) Git (software)
23 93 (10.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
24 87 (10.13%) SQL
25 86 (10.01%) Web Development
25 86 (10.01%) jQuery
26 85 (9.90%) Document Management
27 83 (9.66%) Workflow

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
1 501 (58.32%) CMS
2 103 (11.99%) SharePoint
3 93 (10.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 66 (7.68%) Confluence
5 54 (6.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 44 (5.12%) Documentum
7 32 (3.73%) Drupal
8 30 (3.49%) WordPress
9 28 (3.26%) Apache
9 28 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 24 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 19 (2.21%) IIS
12 19 (2.21%) Umbraco
13 16 (1.86%) Apache Spark
14 15 (1.75%) WebSphere
15 12 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (1.40%) Tomcat
15 12 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (1.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 52 (6.05%) Photoshop
2 43 (5.01%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (2.79%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (2.10%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (0.93%) SPSS
9 6 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.58%) InDesign
11 4 (0.47%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.47%) InVision
11 4 (0.47%) LaTeX
11 4 (0.47%) RoboHelp
11 4 (0.47%) Snagit
12 3 (0.35%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.35%) FrameMaker
12 3 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.23%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 33 (3.84%) Maximo
2 25 (2.91%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (1.63%) Adobe Campaign
4 12 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (1.40%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (0.81%) SAP MM
5 7 (0.81%) SDL Web 8
6 6 (0.70%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.70%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.70%) SessionCam
7 5 (0.58%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.47%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.23%) SAP CCM
9 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.12%) Magento
10 1 (0.12%) OpenText Process Suite
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 63 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.84%) GitHub
3 33 (3.84%) Google Analytics
4 26 (3.03%) Office 365
5 12 (1.40%) npm
6 11 (1.28%) SaaS
7 10 (1.16%) PaaS
8 9 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
9 8 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.93%) IaaS
9 8 (0.93%) Serverless
10 7 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.70%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.58%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.47%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.47%) Fastly
13 4 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.82%) Internet
2 36 (4.19%) Intranet
3 20 (2.33%) DNS
4 18 (2.10%) Firewall
5 16 (1.86%) HTTP
6 14 (1.63%) SMS
7 11 (1.28%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.05%) Unified Communications
9 7 (0.81%) SSL
10 5 (0.58%) LDAP
11 4 (0.47%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.47%) LAN
11 4 (0.47%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.35%) Skype
12 3 (0.35%) WAN
13 2 (0.23%) FTP
13 2 (0.23%) NAS
13 2 (0.23%) SAN
14 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (0.12%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.61%) Endeca
3 20 (2.33%) Big Data
4 18 (2.10%) MySQL
4 18 (2.10%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.16%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 8 (0.93%) Mahout
8 8 (0.93%) Parquet
9 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.58%) Blockchain
10 5 (0.58%) IDOL
10 5 (0.58%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 117 (13.62%) JIRA
2 94 (10.94%) Git (software)
3 60 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 46 (5.36%) Selenium
5 40 (4.66%) JUnit
6 38 (4.42%) Mockito
7 35 (4.07%) Gradle
8 33 (3.84%) Xcode
9 31 (3.61%) Maven
10 26 (3.03%) Visual Studio
11 25 (2.91%) Spock
12 19 (2.21%) Subversion
13 16 (1.86%) gulp
14 15 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (1.40%) Mercurial
15 12 (1.40%) WebDriver
16 11 (1.28%) Bitbucket
16 11 (1.28%) Mocha
17 10 (1.16%) Appium
17 10 (1.16%) Jasmine
General
1 176 (20.49%) Marketing
2 143 (16.65%) Finance
3 104 (12.11%) Publishing
4 53 (6.17%) Banking
5 38 (4.42%) Retail
6 37 (4.31%) Legal
7 18 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (1.86%) Advertising
10 12 (1.40%) Japanese Language
10 12 (1.40%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.16%) Law
12 9 (1.05%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.70%) Local Government
14 5 (0.58%) Games
14 5 (0.58%) German Language
15 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.47%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.35%) Electronics
16 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 294 (34.23%) Developer
2 99 (11.53%) Analyst
3 96 (11.18%) Architect
4 48 (5.59%) Business Analyst
4 48 (5.59%) Designer
5 43 (5.01%) Project Manager
6 40 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
7 36 (4.19%) Senior Developer
8 35 (4.07%) SharePoint Developer
9 32 (3.73%) iOS Developer
10 29 (3.38%) Content Designer
10 29 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 29 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
11 28 (3.26%) Administrator
12 26 (3.03%) Consultant
12 26 (3.03%) Java Developer
13 25 (2.91%) .NET Developer
13 25 (2.91%) Oracle Developer
13 25 (2.91%) Web Developer
14 24 (2.79%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (29.10%) HTML
2 196 (22.82%) CSS
3 98 (11.41%) .NET
4 95 (11.06%) Web Services
5 86 (10.01%) jQuery
6 81 (9.43%) RESTful
7 75 (8.73%) XML
8 71 (8.27%) HTML5
9 59 (6.87%) AngularJS
10 55 (6.40%) Spring
11 51 (5.94%) J2EE
12 50 (5.82%) CSS3
13 39 (4.54%) Sass
14 36 (4.19%) REST
15 32 (3.73%) ASP.NET
15 32 (3.73%) React
16 31 (3.61%) Cocoa
17 30 (3.49%) JSON
18 25 (2.91%) Backbone.js
19 24 (2.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 145 (16.88%) User Experience
2 96 (11.18%) Management Information System
3 76 (8.85%) Social Media
4 71 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (6.17%) iPad
6 39 (4.54%) Mobile App
7 31 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (3.61%) Virtual Team
8 28 (3.26%) iPhone
9 25 (2.91%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.63%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.16%) Taxonomies
12 9 (1.05%) Fintech
13 8 (0.93%) Linked Data
13 8 (0.93%) W3C
14 7 (0.81%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (0.81%) NHS
14 7 (0.81%) Video on Demand
15 6 (0.70%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 54 (6.29%) Linux
2 42 (4.89%) Apple iOS
3 31 (3.61%) Windows
4 30 (3.49%) Unix
5 12 (1.40%) Android
6 10 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) AIX
10 1 (0.12%) MVS
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (17.81%) Scrum
3 132 (15.37%) E-Commerce
4 116 (13.50%) TDD
5 110 (12.81%) Analytics
6 104 (12.11%) Project Management
7 86 (10.01%) Web Development
8 85 (9.90%) Document Management
9 83 (9.66%) Workflow
10 81 (9.43%) BDD
11 74 (8.61%) Migration
12 68 (7.92%) Enterprise Content Management
13 65 (7.57%) Asset Management
14 63 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 62 (7.22%) MVC
16 60 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
17 59 (6.87%) DevOps
17 59 (6.87%) Software Engineering
18 57 (6.64%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 201 (23.40%) JavaScript
2 158 (18.39%) Java
3 87 (10.13%) SQL
4 46 (5.36%) C#
5 34 (3.96%) Objective-C
6 25 (2.91%) Apple Swift
7 23 (2.68%) PowerShell
7 23 (2.68%) Python
8 21 (2.44%) PHP
9 16 (1.86%) Perl
10 15 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.51%) ES6
12 10 (1.16%) R
13 9 (1.05%) C
14 8 (0.93%) MATLAB
14 8 (0.93%) SPARQL
14 8 (0.93%) VBA
15 7 (0.81%) ECMAScript
15 7 (0.81%) VBScript
16 6 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 101 (11.76%) Degree
2 30 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.51%) Master's Degree
6 12 (1.40%) ISEB
7 10 (1.16%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (1.05%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.93%) CEH
9 8 (0.93%) CISSP
9 8 (0.93%) PMP
9 8 (0.93%) SANS
10 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.35%) MOS
14 2 (0.23%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.23%) CAPM
14 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.22%) QA
2 10 (1.16%) SLA
3 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.58%) PMO
4 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.47%) WCAG
5 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.23%) WAI
6 1 (0.12%) GDPR
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 38 (4.42%) Docker
2 11 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.70%) Varnish
3 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.58%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (5.01%) Ansible
2 26 (3.03%) Puppet
3 19 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.47%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.35%) Kibana
6 3 (0.35%) logstash
7 2 (0.23%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.23%) Grafana
7 2 (0.23%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.23%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.12%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.12%) SCCM
8 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.12%) Terraform
8 1 (0.12%) Uchiwa
8 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 140 (16.30%) Adobe
2 104 (12.11%) Microsoft
3 71 (8.27%) Sitecore
4 68 (7.92%) Oracle
5 46 (5.36%) Google
6 39 (4.54%) SAP
7 38 (4.42%) Apple
7 38 (4.42%) IBM
8 35 (4.07%) hybris
9 30 (3.49%) ATG
10 24 (2.79%) Nintex
10 24 (2.79%) OpenText
11 17 (1.98%) FatWire
12 16 (1.86%) Atlassian
12 16 (1.86%) HP
13 14 (1.63%) Splunk
14 8 (0.93%) Cisco
15 7 (0.81%) Citrix
15 7 (0.81%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.81%) VMware