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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 51 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing CMS 25 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.07% 0.89% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.56% 4.63% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £216
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +38.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £319 £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 £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
199 216 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.51% 19.17% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 94 46
Average daily rate £360 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £255 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 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 19 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 21 (56.76%) CSS
2 20 (54.05%) HTML
3 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 17 (45.95%) .NET
4 14 (37.84%) jQuery
5 11 (29.73%) C#
6 9 (24.32%) Finance
6 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.62%) MS Office
7 8 (21.62%) VBA
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (21.62%) HTML5
7 8 (21.62%) CSS3
8 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (18.92%) Banking
8 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
9 6 (16.22%) Web Services
9 6 (16.22%) Content Management
9 6 (16.22%) Web Development
9 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
10 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
10 5 (13.51%) PHP
10 5 (13.51%) MVC
11 4 (10.81%) TeamSite
11 4 (10.81%) Java
11 4 (10.81%) XHTML
11 4 (10.81%) Degree
11 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.81%) TeamSite
4 3 (8.11%) Node.js
4 3 (8.11%) WordPress
4 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (2.70%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (2.70%) Sitefinity
6 1 (2.70%) Kentico
6 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Grunt
3 1 (2.70%) HttpUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) JMeter
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Web Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) WordPress Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Designer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) CSS
2 20 (54.05%) HTML
3 17 (45.95%) .NET
4 14 (37.84%) jQuery
5 8 (21.62%) HTML5
5 8 (21.62%) CSS3
6 6 (16.22%) Web Services
7 4 (10.81%) XHTML
8 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
8 3 (8.11%) JSF
8 3 (8.11%) Java EE
8 3 (8.11%) JSP
8 3 (8.11%) XSL
8 3 (8.11%) XSLT
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.41%) XML
9 2 (5.41%) OOCSS
10 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.41%) Blog
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
1 4 (10.81%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.22%) Content Management
2 6 (16.22%) Web Development
3 5 (13.51%) MVC
4 3 (8.11%) Coaching
4 3 (8.11%) Android Development
4 3 (8.11%) iOS Development
4 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.11%) Process Management
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Unified Process
5 2 (5.41%) SOA
5 2 (5.41%) RUP
5 2 (5.41%) TDD
5 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Release Management
5 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 11 (29.73%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) VBA
4 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) Java
6 3 (8.11%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) EPiServer