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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 61 71 48
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Contract jobs citing CMS 20 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.35% 0.94% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.87% 5.31% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +50.00%
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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
254 226 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.20% 17.71% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 138 50
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £99.53 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.94% +337.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 (57.14%) HTML
1 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 23 (54.76%) CSS
3 20 (47.62%) jQuery
4 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 11 (26.19%) .NET
7 10 (23.81%) OOCSS
7 10 (23.81%) TDD
8 9 (21.43%) Banking
8 9 (21.43%) Web Development
8 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 9 (21.43%) Finance
8 9 (21.43%) Grunt
9 8 (19.05%) C#
9 8 (19.05%) Content Management
10 7 (16.67%) Retail
10 7 (16.67%) CSS3
10 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 5 (11.90%) Marketing
11 5 (11.90%) HTML5
11 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
11 5 (11.90%) Umbraco
11 5 (11.90%) MVC
11 5 (11.90%) Photoshop
11 5 (11.90%) IIS
11 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
12 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
12 4 (9.52%) Adobe
12 4 (9.52%) ITIL

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.90%) Umbraco
1 5 (11.90%) IIS
1 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) Drupal
3 3 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (7.14%) WordPress
3 3 (7.14%) LiveCycle
4 1 (2.38%) nginx
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.14%) InDesign
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
4 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) Extranet
2 2 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.43%) Grunt
3 3 (7.14%) Subversion
3 3 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.38%) QUnit
General
1 9 (21.43%) Banking
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Retail
3 5 (11.90%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Web Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Umbraco Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Architect
7 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Web Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (2.38%) WordPress Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Business Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Designer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) HTML
2 23 (54.76%) CSS
3 20 (47.62%) jQuery
4 11 (26.19%) .NET
5 10 (23.81%) OOCSS
6 7 (16.67%) CSS3
6 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 5 (11.90%) HTML5
8 3 (7.14%) Web Services
9 2 (4.76%) XML
9 2 (4.76%) J2EE
9 2 (4.76%) RESTful
9 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.76%) JSON
10 1 (2.38%) Velocity
10 1 (2.38%) Ajax
10 1 (2.38%) Spring
10 1 (2.38%) JSF
10 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.76%) Open Source
1 2 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Blog
2 1 (2.38%) Podcast
2 1 (2.38%) iPad
2 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) TDD
3 9 (21.43%) Web Development
3 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 8 (19.05%) Content Management
5 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
5 5 (11.90%) MVC
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) Information Security
6 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.76%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.76%) Refactoring
7 2 (4.76%) Direct Marketing
8 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.38%) Email Management
8 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.05%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) PHP
3 2 (4.76%) C
3 2 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) PHP5
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.52%) Adobe
2 3 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.76%) HubSpot
4 1 (2.38%) Alterian
4 1 (2.38%) Ektron
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 23 days ago