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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 63 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing CMS 19 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 0.61% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.95% 3.57% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £250 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+43.86% -25.92%
CMS
Scotland

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
239 196 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.73% 17.09% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 97 41
Average daily rate £400 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 £10.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 22 (56.41%) HTML
2 21 (53.85%) CSS
3 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 19 (48.72%) jQuery
4 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (33.33%) TDD
5 13 (33.33%) .NET
6 12 (30.77%) Banking
6 12 (30.77%) OOCSS
7 11 (28.21%) Grunt
7 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
7 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
8 8 (20.51%) Finance
9 7 (17.95%) Retail
9 7 (17.95%) Content Management
10 6 (15.38%) Web Development
10 6 (15.38%) C#
10 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
10 6 (15.38%) Open Source
11 5 (12.82%) Apache
11 5 (12.82%) SOAP
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
11 5 (12.82%) IIS
11 5 (12.82%) RESTful
11 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
12 4 (10.26%) Spring
12 4 (10.26%) Ruby
12 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (10.26%) Umbraco

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) IIS
3 4 (10.26%) Umbraco
3 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.13%) Drupal
4 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.56%) nginx
5 1 (2.56%) Kentico
5 1 (2.56%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Grunt
1 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) JUnit
2 4 (10.26%) JMeter
3 3 (7.69%) HttpUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.56%) Ant
4 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 12 (30.77%) Banking
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 7 (17.95%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Web Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Front-End Web Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Umbraco Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) HTML
2 21 (53.85%) CSS
3 19 (48.72%) jQuery
4 13 (33.33%) .NET
5 12 (30.77%) OOCSS
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 5 (12.82%) SOAP
7 5 (12.82%) RESTful
8 4 (10.26%) Spring
8 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (10.26%) HTML5
8 4 (10.26%) Web Services
8 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.69%) J2EE
9 3 (7.69%) CSS3
10 2 (5.13%) JSON
10 2 (5.13%) XML
11 1 (2.56%) WinForms
11 1 (2.56%) XHTML
11 1 (2.56%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Open Source
2 3 (7.69%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) W3C
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
1 4 (10.26%) Android
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) TDD
3 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
4 7 (17.95%) Content Management
5 6 (15.38%) Web Development
6 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) CRM
7 4 (10.26%) Information Security
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.13%) Direct Marketing
9 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (5.13%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) MVC
10 1 (2.56%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.56%) Email Management
10 1 (2.56%) DevOps
10 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.56%) SEO
10 1 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) Ruby
3 4 (10.26%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) PHP
4 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Ektron
2 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.13%) HubSpot
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) EPiServer