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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 60 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing CMS 18 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 1.28% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.42% 6.67% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 4
Average daily rate
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£243 £300 £216
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% +38.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £348 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £16.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.30% -9.72%
CMS
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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
191 225 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.68% 19.21% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 96 47
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £250 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014, 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 22 (56.41%) CSS
2 21 (53.85%) HTML
3 18 (46.15%) .NET
4 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
5 14 (35.90%) jQuery
6 11 (28.21%) C#
7 9 (23.08%) Finance
7 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 8 (20.51%) MS Office
8 8 (20.51%) VBA
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (20.51%) HTML5
8 8 (20.51%) CSS3
9 7 (17.95%) Banking
9 7 (17.95%) Web Services
9 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
10 6 (15.38%) PHP
10 6 (15.38%) Content Management
10 6 (15.38%) Web Development
10 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
11 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
11 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
11 5 (12.82%) Android
11 5 (12.82%) Java
11 5 (12.82%) XHTML
11 5 (12.82%) MVC
12 4 (10.26%) TeamSite

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.26%) TeamSite
4 3 (7.69%) WordPress
4 3 (7.69%) Node.js
4 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (5.13%) Apache
5 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.56%) Kentico
6 1 (2.56%) Sitefinity
6 1 (2.56%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Grunt
2 2 (5.13%) HttpUnit
2 2 (5.13%) JUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (5.13%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Web Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Designer
5 3 (7.69%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Web Designer
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) CSS
2 21 (53.85%) HTML
3 18 (46.15%) .NET
4 14 (35.90%) jQuery
5 8 (20.51%) CSS3
5 8 (20.51%) HTML5
6 7 (17.95%) Web Services
7 5 (12.82%) XHTML
8 3 (7.69%) JSF
8 3 (7.69%) XSL
8 3 (7.69%) XSLT
8 3 (7.69%) JSP
8 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.69%) Backbone.js
8 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.69%) Java EE
9 2 (5.13%) RESTful
9 2 (5.13%) OOCSS
9 2 (5.13%) SOAP
9 2 (5.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) Blog
3 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.13%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.13%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) W3C
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Android
1 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.38%) Content Management
2 6 (15.38%) Web Development
3 5 (12.82%) MVC
4 3 (7.69%) Process Management
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.69%) Android Development
4 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
4 3 (7.69%) Coaching
5 2 (5.13%) Unified Process
5 2 (5.13%) Release Management
5 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.13%) TDD
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) SOA
5 2 (5.13%) RUP
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.21%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) VBA
4 6 (15.38%) PHP
5 5 (12.82%) Java
6 3 (7.69%) SQL
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
7 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.13%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe
3 3 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.56%) EPiServer