Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Editor was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Web Editor
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 869 844
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Web Editor 17 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.026% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.027% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 29
UK median daily rate £213 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +18.42%
10th Percentile £169 £162 £101
90th Percentile £313 £438 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £300 £315
% change year-on-year -29.17% -4.76% +34.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
UK median hourly rate £13.75 £80.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.81% +392.31% +3.29%
10th Percentile £11.58 £75.00 £11.55
90th Percentile £15.33 £85.00 £20.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Web Editor
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Web Editor in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Web Editor in the UK

Web Editor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Editor in the UK

Web Editor
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Editor over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Editor in the UK

Web Editor
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Editor in the UK

Web Editor
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 Web Editor within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 +10 14 £213 -15.00%
UK excluding London +29 13 £213 -29.17%
Midlands +32 6 £213 -5.56%
East Midlands +14 5 £213 -5.56%
London -42 4 £190 -24.00%
South West +9 3 - -
Scotland -3 3 £160 -46.67%
North of England +57 1 - -
West Midlands +28 1 £350 +55.56%
North West - 1 - -

Web Editor Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Web Editor 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 Web Editor in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) CMS
2 11 (64.71%) Content Management
3 9 (52.94%) SEO
4 8 (47.06%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) Legal
5 6 (35.29%) Marketing
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
6 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (23.53%) Umbraco
7 4 (23.53%) Sitecore
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) Social Media
8 3 (17.65%) BDD
8 3 (17.65%) User Experience
8 3 (17.65%) EPiServer
8 3 (17.65%) Kanban
8 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (11.76%) WordPress
9 2 (11.76%) Copywriting
9 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
9 2 (11.76%) Publishing
9 2 (11.76%) Migration

Web Editor 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 14 (82.35%) CMS
2 4 (23.53%) Umbraco
3 3 (17.65%) EPiServer
3 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.76%) WordPress
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Drupal
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (35.29%) Legal
1 6 (35.29%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) DOM
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.88%) XHTML
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Social Media
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Content Management
2 9 (52.94%) SEO
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Copywriting
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Metadata Management
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Facebook
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) OpenText
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter