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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 64 76 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -42
Contract jobs citing CMS 19 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.34% 0.50% 2.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.54% 2.75% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £393 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% +48.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £378 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £300
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 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+86.74% +30.30%
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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
252 218 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.73% 18.26% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 148 61
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £230 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 17 (47.22%) HTML
2 16 (44.44%) CSS
3 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (33.33%) .NET
5 11 (30.56%) jQuery
6 10 (27.78%) Content Management
6 10 (27.78%) Web Development
7 8 (22.22%) CSS3
8 7 (19.44%) C#
8 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
9 6 (16.67%) Photoshop
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) Marketing
9 6 (16.67%) HTML5
10 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
10 5 (13.89%) Drupal
10 5 (13.89%) Umbraco
10 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
10 5 (13.89%) Adobe
10 5 (13.89%) IIS
10 5 (13.89%) MySQL
10 5 (13.89%) PHP
10 5 (13.89%) Web Services
11 4 (11.11%) ITIL
11 4 (11.11%) Windows
11 4 (11.11%) Java
11 4 (11.11%) J2EE
11 4 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.11%) Intranet

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (13.89%) Drupal
1 5 (13.89%) Umbraco
1 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.89%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) WordPress
2 4 (11.11%) LiveCycle
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.78%) nginx
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 4 (11.11%) InDesign
3 2 (5.56%) MS Office
4 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Intranet
1 4 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (8.33%) Subversion
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) QUnit
3 1 (2.78%) HttpUnit
3 1 (2.78%) JMeter
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
1 6 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Umbraco Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Web Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.78%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) HTML
2 16 (44.44%) CSS
3 12 (33.33%) .NET
4 11 (30.56%) jQuery
5 8 (22.22%) CSS3
6 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
7 6 (16.67%) HTML5
8 5 (13.89%) Web Services
9 4 (11.11%) J2EE
10 3 (8.33%) RESTful
10 3 (8.33%) XML
11 2 (5.56%) SOAP
11 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (5.56%) Spring
11 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (5.56%) Ajax
11 2 (5.56%) JSON
12 1 (2.78%) Sass
12 1 (2.78%) LESS
12 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Blog
3 1 (2.78%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Content Management
1 10 (27.78%) Web Development
2 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) MVC
3 4 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.56%) SEO
4 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.56%) Refactoring
4 2 (5.56%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Investment Management
4 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.78%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) PHP
4 4 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) PHP5
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Adobe
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.56%) Alterian
4 2 (5.56%) HubSpot
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