The median contractor rate for a Content Manager was £218 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 628 622
Rank change year-on-year +41 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Content Manager 28 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.032% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.033% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 12
Median daily rate £218 £285 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% -10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £150 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £388 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £220 £220
% change year-on-year +2.27% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year -61.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Content Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Content Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Content Manager in the UK

Content Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Content Manager.

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Manager in the UK

Content Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Manager over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Content Manager in the UK

Content Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Manager in the UK

Content Manager
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +57 26 £218 -24.34% 9
London +32 19 £210 -45.09% 5
Scotland +35 2 - -
South East +12 2 £190 -34.48% 4
City of London +5 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
South West +13 1 - -
Berkshire +10 1 - -
Northampton +8 1 £225 +21.62%
Northamptonshire +3 1 £225 +21.62%
East Midlands -10 1 £225 +21.62%
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
Warwickshire - 1 £350 -
Middlesex - 1 £190 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -

Content Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Content Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Content Manager in the job title.

1 21 (44.68%) CMS
2 18 (38.30%) Marketing
3 16 (34.04%) Content Management
4 14 (29.79%) SEO
4 14 (29.79%) Copywriting
5 13 (27.66%) Publishing
6 10 (21.28%) HTML
6 10 (21.28%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (21.28%) Social Media
6 10 (21.28%) Analytics
6 10 (21.28%) User Experience
7 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.89%) Finance
7 7 (14.89%) Project Management
7 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (12.77%) Migration
9 5 (10.64%) Legal
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (10.64%) Workflow
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (10.64%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (10.64%) Sitecore
10 4 (8.51%) Google Analytics
10 4 (8.51%) WordPress
10 4 (8.51%) Digital Content Management
10 4 (8.51%) QA
10 4 (8.51%) Marketing Strategy
10 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
10 4 (8.51%) Microsoft

Content Manager Skill Set
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 21 (44.68%) CMS
2 5 (10.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.51%) WordPress
4 3 (6.38%) Drupal
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.13%) LiveLink
6 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.13%) AdWords
2 1 (2.13%) Asana
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Intranet
General
1 18 (38.30%) Marketing
2 13 (27.66%) Publishing
3 7 (14.89%) Finance
4 5 (10.64%) Legal
5 3 (6.38%) Advertising
5 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.38%) Retail
6 2 (4.26%) Banking
6 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.13%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (2.13%) Electronics
7 1 (2.13%) Law
7 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) HTML
2 4 (8.51%) CSS
2 4 (8.51%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) COM
4 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.13%) ATL
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Social Media
1 10 (21.28%) User Experience
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Blog
4 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.26%) Photography
4 2 (4.26%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.13%) Animation
5 1 (2.13%) FMCG
5 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.13%) Social Network
5 1 (2.13%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Content Management
2 14 (29.79%) Copywriting
2 14 (29.79%) SEO
3 10 (21.28%) Analytics
3 10 (21.28%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (14.89%) Project Management
4 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
6 5 (10.64%) Workflow
7 4 (8.51%) Content Development
7 4 (8.51%) Digital Content Management
7 4 (8.51%) Marketing Strategy
7 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.51%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (6.38%) Actionable Insight
8 3 (6.38%) Content Writing
8 3 (6.38%) Desktop Publishing
8 3 (6.38%) Integrated Marketing
8 3 (6.38%) Marketing Automation
8 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Java
1 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Sitecore
2 4 (8.51%) Adobe
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) Facebook
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Twitter
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