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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 72 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing CMS 50 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.81% 1.34% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.98% 7.07% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 20
Average daily rate
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£335 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £238 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
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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
501 467 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.16% 18.95% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 235 169
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £29.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.54% +84.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -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 22 December 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 22 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 24 £419 +39.58%
Glasgow +10 22 £275 +15.78% 4
Renfrewshire - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 51 (54.26%) CSS
2 48 (51.06%) HTML
3 46 (48.94%) JavaScript
4 36 (38.30%) .NET
5 35 (37.23%) jQuery
6 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (27.66%) Web Services
7 26 (27.66%) Content Management
8 24 (25.53%) C#
9 18 (19.15%) SQL Server
9 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
9 18 (19.15%) TDD
10 17 (18.09%) Banking
11 15 (15.96%) Finance
12 14 (14.89%) Java
12 14 (14.89%) Umbraco
12 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
12 14 (14.89%) HTML5
13 13 (13.83%) OO
13 13 (13.83%) OOCSS
14 12 (12.77%) SQL
14 12 (12.77%) MVC
14 12 (12.77%) Test Automation
14 12 (12.77%) Grunt
15 11 (11.70%) CSS3
16 10 (10.64%) Web Development
16 10 (10.64%) Degree
17 9 (9.57%) J2EE
17 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (9.57%) Open Source

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (14.89%) Umbraco
2 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.45%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (6.38%) Apache
5 5 (5.32%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.32%) Node.js
6 4 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.19%) Drupal
8 2 (2.13%) TeamSite
8 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (2.13%) nginx
8 2 (2.13%) Sitefinity
8 2 (2.13%) WordPress
9 1 (1.06%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (1.06%) Liferay
9 1 (1.06%) Kentico
9 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
9 1 (1.06%) FileNet
9 1 (1.06%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Office
2 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.06%) InDesign
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Tridion
2 1 (1.06%) Maximo
2 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Intranet
2 2 (2.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (5.32%) MySQL
4 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.26%) IDOL
5 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
6 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.77%) Grunt
3 7 (7.45%) JUnit
4 5 (5.32%) Maven
5 4 (4.26%) JMeter
5 4 (4.26%) Subversion
6 3 (3.19%) HttpUnit
6 3 (3.19%) Hudson
6 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.13%) Ant
7 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (18.09%) Banking
2 15 (15.96%) Finance
3 7 (7.45%) Retail
4 4 (4.26%) Publishing
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Local Government
5 1 (1.06%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (61.70%) Developer
2 35 (37.23%) Web Developer
3 13 (13.83%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Analyst
5 9 (9.57%) Front-End Web Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Applications Support
6 8 (8.51%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.51%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Business Analyst
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (4.26%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Designer
8 4 (4.26%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.13%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) Web Designer
10 2 (2.13%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (54.26%) CSS
2 48 (51.06%) HTML
3 36 (38.30%) .NET
4 35 (37.23%) jQuery
5 26 (27.66%) Web Services
6 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
7 14 (14.89%) HTML5
8 13 (13.83%) OOCSS
9 11 (11.70%) CSS3
10 9 (9.57%) J2EE
11 8 (8.51%) XML
12 7 (7.45%) Java EE
13 6 (6.38%) Ajax
13 6 (6.38%) XSLT
13 6 (6.38%) SOAP
13 6 (6.38%) JSP
13 6 (6.38%) AngularJS
14 5 (5.32%) XHTML
14 5 (5.32%) Hibernate
14 5 (5.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Open Source
2 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.32%) W3C
3 4 (4.26%) Web 2.0
3 4 (4.26%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.26%) Social Network
3 4 (4.26%) User Experience
4 3 (3.19%) Machine to Machine
4 3 (3.19%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.19%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.13%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Social Media
5 2 (2.13%) iPad
5 2 (2.13%) Semantic Web
5 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.06%) iPhone
6 1 (1.06%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Android
1 6 (6.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.66%) Content Management
3 18 (19.15%) TDD
4 13 (13.83%) OO
5 12 (12.77%) MVC
5 12 (12.77%) Test Automation
6 10 (10.64%) Web Development
7 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.32%) Project Management
9 4 (4.26%) Process Management
9 4 (4.26%) CRM
9 4 (4.26%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.26%) OOD
9 4 (4.26%) Web Design
9 4 (4.26%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.26%) Analytics
9 4 (4.26%) Coaching
10 3 (3.19%) iOS Development
10 3 (3.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.94%) JavaScript
2 24 (25.53%) C#
3 14 (14.89%) Java
4 12 (12.77%) SQL
5 8 (8.51%) VBA
6 7 (7.45%) PHP
7 5 (5.32%) Ruby
8 4 (4.26%) XPath
8 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.19%) Perl
9 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.06%) Python
10 1 (1.06%) PHP5
10 1 (1.06%) Scala
10 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) WCAG
1 2 (2.13%) WAI
1 2 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Adobe
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.32%) Ektron
4 4 (4.26%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle
5 2 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (1.06%) Kofax
6 1 (1.06%) FatWire
6 1 (1.06%) Google
6 1 (1.06%) Zend
6 1 (1.06%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) Twitter
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