The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 66 64 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Contract jobs citing CMS 16 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 1.70% 2.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.21% 8.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 11
Average daily rate
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£313 £391 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.12% +42.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £343 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £16.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+150.93% -37.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
222 275 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.38% 21.25% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 171 71
Average daily rate £381 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Edinburgh region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Edinburgh region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 21 (52.50%) HTML
2 19 (47.50%) CSS
3 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.00%) jQuery
5 12 (30.00%) .NET
6 11 (27.50%) CSS3
7 10 (25.00%) Finance
8 9 (22.50%) Content Management
8 9 (22.50%) Web Development
8 9 (22.50%) HTML5
9 7 (17.50%) Marketing
9 7 (17.50%) MVC
9 7 (17.50%) C#
9 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.00%) Photoshop
11 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
11 5 (12.50%) Adobe
11 5 (12.50%) TeamSite
11 5 (12.50%) IIS
11 5 (12.50%) MySQL
11 5 (12.50%) XML
11 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
11 5 (12.50%) Umbraco
11 5 (12.50%) Drupal
12 4 (10.00%) SaaS
12 4 (10.00%) LESS
12 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (10.00%) Investment Management
12 4 (10.00%) WordPress

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) IIS
1 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 5 (12.50%) Drupal
1 5 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 4 (10.00%) WordPress
2 4 (10.00%) LiveCycle
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (10.00%) InDesign
3 2 (5.00%) MS Office
4 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Intranet
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) QUnit
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) HttpUnit
3 1 (2.50%) JMeter
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Umbraco Developer
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Web Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Content Editor
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) HTML
2 19 (47.50%) CSS
3 14 (35.00%) jQuery
4 12 (30.00%) .NET
5 11 (27.50%) CSS3
6 9 (22.50%) HTML5
7 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
8 5 (12.50%) XML
9 4 (10.00%) Web Services
9 4 (10.00%) J2EE
9 4 (10.00%) LESS
9 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (7.50%) XSLT
11 2 (5.00%) Ajax
11 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (5.00%) RESTful
11 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (5.00%) Spring
12 1 (2.50%) JSF
12 1 (2.50%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Blog
3 1 (2.50%) Podcast
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Content Management
1 9 (22.50%) Web Development
2 7 (17.50%) MVC
3 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security
4 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (10.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Open Source
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (5.00%) SEO
6 2 (5.00%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.50%) Email Management
7 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.50%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Adobe
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Twitter
4 2 (5.00%) HubSpot
4 2 (5.00%) Alterian
4 2 (5.00%) Sitecore