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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 76 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 16 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.98% 2.26% 1.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.72% 9.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 10
Average daily rate
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£256 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £597
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 £37.04 £12.65 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+192.80% -42.50%
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
238 297 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.65% 23.19% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 175 77
Average daily rate £378 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 20 (58.82%) HTML
2 18 (52.94%) CSS
3 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 12 (35.29%) jQuery
5 11 (32.35%) CSS3
6 9 (26.47%) HTML5
7 8 (23.53%) Web Development
7 8 (23.53%) Content Management
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) MVC
9 6 (17.65%) .NET
9 6 (17.65%) Photoshop
10 5 (14.71%) MySQL
10 5 (14.71%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) C#
10 5 (14.71%) XML
10 5 (14.71%) Adobe
10 5 (14.71%) TeamSite
10 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.71%) LESS
11 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (11.76%) User Experience
11 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (11.76%) Marketing
11 4 (11.76%) SaaS
11 4 (11.76%) WordPress
11 4 (11.76%) LiveCycle
11 4 (11.76%) Web Services
11 4 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (11.76%) Intranet

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 4 (11.76%) WordPress
1 4 (11.76%) LiveCycle
2 3 (8.82%) Drupal
3 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Photoshop
2 4 (11.76%) InDesign
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Intranet
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) WebStorm
3 2 (5.88%) Grunt
3 2 (5.88%) gulp
4 1 (2.94%) QUnit
4 1 (2.94%) HttpUnit
4 1 (2.94%) JMeter
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Web Developer
3 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Web Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (2.94%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.94%) UX Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Web Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Web Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Web Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Content Editor
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) HTML
2 18 (52.94%) CSS
3 12 (35.29%) jQuery
4 11 (32.35%) CSS3
5 9 (26.47%) HTML5
6 6 (17.65%) .NET
7 5 (14.71%) XML
7 5 (14.71%) LESS
8 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (11.76%) Web Services
8 4 (11.76%) J2EE
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.82%) XSLT
10 2 (5.88%) Spring
10 2 (5.88%) Ajax
10 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (5.88%) Sass
10 2 (5.88%) RESTful
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.94%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Blog
3 1 (2.94%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Content Management
1 8 (23.53%) Web Development
2 7 (20.59%) MVC
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) Web Design
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
6 2 (5.88%) SEO
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) OO
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Code Coverage
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.71%) C#
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) C
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Adobe
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Twitter
3 2 (5.88%) Alterian
3 2 (5.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft