The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 99 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing CMS 25 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 1.26% 1.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.75% 8.61% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 21
Median daily rate £325 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £168 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £34.84 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-28.23% +103.08%
CMS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
435 476 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.21% 14.67% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 239 280
Median daily rate £353 £358 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.39% +1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £40.38 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Scotland region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Scotland region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 15 £325 -7.14% 3
Stirling - 5 £275 - 1
Glasgow -5 4 £488 +95.00% 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £293 -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CMS.

1 31 (45.59%) Content Management
2 29 (42.65%) Finance
3 25 (36.76%) HTML
4 22 (32.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 22 (32.35%) Sitecore
5 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (27.94%) User Experience
7 18 (26.47%) Analytics
8 16 (23.53%) CSS
8 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
10 14 (20.59%) .NET
11 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (16.18%) Marketing
13 10 (14.71%) Web Development
13 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (14.71%) C#
13 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (14.71%) jQuery
14 9 (13.24%) MVC
14 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
15 8 (11.76%) Change Management
15 8 (11.76%) Banking
15 8 (11.76%) Use Case
15 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
15 8 (11.76%) HTML5
15 8 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
15 8 (11.76%) CSS3
15 8 (11.76%) Service Design

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (32.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (7.35%) Apache
2 5 (7.35%) Umbraco
3 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.94%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.94%) Drupal
4 2 (2.94%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.47%) Kentico
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.47%) InDesign
4 1 (1.47%) MS Office
4 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.88%) Lucidchart
3 3 (4.41%) AdWords
4 1 (1.47%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) GIS
2 2 (2.94%) Redis
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.29%) JIRA
3 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.35%) Axure RP
4 5 (7.35%) NUnit
5 4 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (4.41%) Selenium
6 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.47%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.47%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.47%) FindBugs
7 1 (1.47%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Marketing
3 8 (11.76%) Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Publishing
5 4 (5.88%) Multimedia
6 3 (4.41%) Retail
7 2 (2.94%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.47%) Back Office
8 1 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.47%) Interactive Media
8 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Business Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) Digital Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) Digital Business Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Content Editor
6 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Digital Content Editor
7 6 (8.82%) Digital Editor
7 6 (8.82%) Digital Project Manager
7 6 (8.82%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Sitecore Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Content Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Digital Content Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Digital Marketing Manager
9 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) HTML
2 16 (23.53%) CSS
3 14 (20.59%) .NET
4 10 (14.71%) jQuery
5 8 (11.76%) CSS3
5 8 (11.76%) HTML5
6 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
6 6 (8.82%) Web Services
7 5 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (5.88%) JSON
8 4 (5.88%) LESS
9 3 (4.41%) React
9 3 (4.41%) RESTful
9 3 (4.41%) Sass
10 2 (2.94%) Backbone.js
10 2 (2.94%) Ember.js
10 2 (2.94%) Node.js
11 1 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) User Experience
2 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Copywriting
3 5 (7.35%) iPad
4 4 (5.88%) CMDB
5 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.47%) DataPower
7 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) AIX
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Content Management
2 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.47%) Analytics
4 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (14.71%) Web Development
6 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
6 9 (13.24%) MVC
7 8 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
7 8 (11.76%) Change Management
7 8 (11.76%) Process Improvement
7 8 (11.76%) Service Design
7 8 (11.76%) Use Case
8 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.29%) Project Management
8 7 (10.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (10.29%) Scrum
9 6 (8.82%) Migration
9 6 (8.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.71%) C#
3 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.94%) Java
5 2 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (4.41%) zsh
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.47%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.47%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Sitecore
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.82%) Google
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle
4 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.41%) Infor
5 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.94%) ESRI
6 2 (2.94%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.47%) Adobe
7 1 (1.47%) Facebook
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) OpenText
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.47%) Twitter