The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 90 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing CMS 38 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.37% 1.33% 1.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.61% 7.41% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 22
Average daily rate
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£285 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £239 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £350 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.60% -16.66%
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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 Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
575 459 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.78% 18.01% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 216 162
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £15.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +57.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 20 £310 +3.33% 5
Glasgow -10 14 £240 -20.00% 4
Dundee - - - -
CMS
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CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 42 (53.16%) CSS
2 40 (50.63%) HTML
3 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
4 28 (35.44%) .NET
5 27 (34.18%) jQuery
6 24 (30.38%) Content Management
7 19 (24.05%) HTML5
8 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (20.25%) Finance
9 16 (20.25%) C#
9 16 (20.25%) Web Services
10 15 (18.99%) Java
11 13 (16.46%) Banking
12 12 (15.19%) MVC
12 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
12 12 (15.19%) CSS3
13 11 (13.92%) J2EE
14 10 (12.66%) Web Development
15 9 (11.39%) Degree
15 9 (11.39%) SharePoint
15 9 (11.39%) Adobe
15 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
16 8 (10.13%) MS Office
16 8 (10.13%) OO
16 8 (10.13%) VBA
16 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2000
16 8 (10.13%) Java EE
16 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (10.13%) Adobe CQ
17 7 (8.86%) Mobile App

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (11.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.13%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (7.59%) Node.js
3 6 (7.59%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.59%) Umbraco
4 5 (6.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (5.06%) TeamSite
5 4 (5.06%) Apache
5 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (3.80%) FileNet
7 2 (2.53%) WordPress
7 2 (2.53%) Drupal
8 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.27%) Liferay
8 1 (1.27%) Kentico
8 1 (1.27%) Sitefinity
8 1 (1.27%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (1.27%) Magnolia
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Maximo
2 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
1 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Intranet
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.33%) MySQL
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) JUnit
2 5 (6.33%) Maven
3 4 (5.06%) JMeter
3 4 (5.06%) Subversion
3 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.80%) Hudson
4 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.80%) Grunt
4 3 (3.80%) HttpUnit
5 2 (2.53%) Ant
5 2 (2.53%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Publishing
4 2 (2.53%) Advertising
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Developer
2 21 (26.58%) Web Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.39%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Applications Support
7 7 (8.86%) Business Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (6.33%) CMS Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Designer
9 4 (5.06%) UI Programmer
9 4 (5.06%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.53%) Architect
11 2 (2.53%) Solutions Designer
11 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Banking Business Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (53.16%) CSS
2 40 (50.63%) HTML
3 28 (35.44%) .NET
4 27 (34.18%) jQuery
5 19 (24.05%) HTML5
6 16 (20.25%) Web Services
7 12 (15.19%) CSS3
8 11 (13.92%) J2EE
9 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
10 8 (10.13%) Java EE
11 7 (8.86%) JSP
12 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
13 5 (6.33%) SOAP
13 5 (6.33%) Hibernate
13 5 (6.33%) Spring
14 4 (5.06%) XHTML
14 4 (5.06%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (5.06%) JSTL
14 4 (5.06%) RESTful
14 4 (5.06%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.59%) User Experience
3 5 (6.33%) Open Source
4 3 (3.80%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.80%) Taxonomies
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (2.53%) W3C
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.53%) Semantic Web
5 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.53%) Social Media
6 1 (1.27%) iPad
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Android
1 7 (8.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) Solaris
2 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Content Management
2 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.19%) MVC
4 10 (12.66%) Web Development
5 8 (10.13%) OO
6 7 (8.86%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.86%) TDD
6 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.06%) Process Management
8 4 (5.06%) CRM
8 4 (5.06%) Coaching
9 3 (3.80%) Android Development
9 3 (3.80%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.80%) Document Management
9 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.80%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.80%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.80%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (3.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.25%) C#
3 15 (18.99%) Java
4 8 (10.13%) VBA
5 7 (8.86%) PHP
6 5 (6.33%) SQL
6 5 (6.33%) Ruby
7 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.80%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.27%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) WCAG
1 2 (2.53%) WAI
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Adobe
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Sitecore
3 5 (6.33%) Ektron
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) HP
5 2 (2.53%) IBM
5 2 (2.53%) Zend
5 2 (2.53%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.27%) FatWire
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) Twitter
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