The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 69 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing CMS 12 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.93% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.89% 6.42% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Average daily rate £375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £204 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £330 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
152 109 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.84% 14.48% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 44 82
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £134 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £19.06 £22.75 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.24% +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CMS
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 14 (70.00%) HTML
1 14 (70.00%) CSS
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) Content Management
4 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 5 (25.00%) MySQL
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) TeamSite
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Web Development
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) HTML5
5 4 (20.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) WordPress
6 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.00%) Publishing
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) XHTML
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) JBoss
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) JSF
7 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (10.00%) Fund Management
7 2 (10.00%) Marketing

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (20.00%) TeamSite
2 3 (15.00%) WordPress
3 2 (10.00%) Drupal
4 1 (5.00%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) Sitefinity
4 1 (5.00%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (5.00%) WorkSite
4 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visualfiles
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Publishing
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.00%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) UI Designer
5 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Content Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) HTML
1 14 (70.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) jQuery
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
2 4 (20.00%) CSS3
3 3 (15.00%) XHTML
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.00%) JSF
5 1 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) RichFaces
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Blog
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Content Management
2 4 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Fund Management
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.00%) Usability Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Data Security
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Facebook
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp