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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 63 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing CMS 25 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.71% 1.47% 2.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.68% 7.66% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 13
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
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
288 235 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.66% 19.22% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 120 61
Average daily rate £375 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 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 £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 27 (55.10%) HTML
1 27 (55.10%) CSS
2 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
3 22 (44.90%) jQuery
4 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (40.82%) .NET
6 16 (32.65%) Banking
7 14 (28.57%) TDD
8 13 (26.53%) C#
8 13 (26.53%) OOCSS
9 12 (24.49%) Grunt
9 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
9 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
9 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
10 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (18.37%) HTML5
11 8 (16.33%) CSS3
11 8 (16.33%) VBA
11 8 (16.33%) MS Office
11 8 (16.33%) Finance
11 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 7 (14.29%) Java
12 7 (14.29%) Android
12 7 (14.29%) Retail
12 7 (14.29%) Apple iOS
13 6 (12.24%) Web Development
13 6 (12.24%) Content Management
13 6 (12.24%) Web Services
13 6 (12.24%) Microsoft

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.12%) TeamSite
4 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (6.12%) Node.js
5 2 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.04%) nginx
6 1 (2.04%) Sitefinity
6 1 (2.04%) Kentico
6 1 (2.04%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.12%) MySQL
6 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Grunt
1 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) JUnit
2 4 (8.16%) JMeter
3 3 (6.12%) HttpUnit
4 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.04%) Ant
4 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 16 (32.65%) Banking
2 8 (16.33%) Finance
3 7 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) Web Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Applications Support
4 6 (12.24%) Front-End Web Developer
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Designer
8 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) HTML
1 27 (55.10%) CSS
2 22 (44.90%) jQuery
3 20 (40.82%) .NET
4 13 (26.53%) OOCSS
5 9 (18.37%) HTML5
6 8 (16.33%) CSS3
7 6 (12.24%) Web Services
8 5 (10.20%) SOAP
8 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
8 5 (10.20%) RESTful
9 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (8.16%) Spring
10 3 (6.12%) J2EE
10 3 (6.12%) XML
10 3 (6.12%) JSP
10 3 (6.12%) XSL
10 3 (6.12%) XSLT
10 3 (6.12%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) Open Source
3 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.12%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (4.08%) Semantic Web
4 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.08%) W3C
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (2.04%) Social Media
5 1 (2.04%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Android
1 7 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) TDD
3 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
4 6 (12.24%) Web Development
4 6 (12.24%) Content Management
5 4 (8.16%) iOS Development
5 4 (8.16%) CRM
5 4 (8.16%) MVC
6 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.12%) SOA
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.12%) Process Management
6 3 (6.12%) Android Development
6 3 (6.12%) Coaching
7 2 (4.08%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.08%) Scrum
7 2 (4.08%) Unified Process
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.08%) OO
7 2 (4.08%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
2 13 (26.53%) C#
3 8 (16.33%) VBA
4 7 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (8.16%) Ruby
5 4 (8.16%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.08%) SQL
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.08%) Ektron
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (2.04%) EPiServer