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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 80 79 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing CMS 46 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 1.87% 1.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.18% 9.67% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 17
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £221 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £13.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+208.84% -49.01%
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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
501 517 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.61% 19.29% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 285 202
Average daily rate £330 £363 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -23.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £18.35 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Glasgow +13 28 £250 -16.52% 3
Edinburgh -4 16 £313 -20.12% 2
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CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 35 (40.23%) Content Management
2 33 (37.93%) HTML
2 33 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 33 (37.93%) Adobe
3 31 (35.63%) CSS
4 25 (28.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (21.84%) HTML5
7 18 (20.69%) .NET
8 17 (19.54%) jQuery
8 17 (19.54%) User Experience
9 14 (16.09%) Drupal
9 14 (16.09%) Finance
9 14 (16.09%) W3C
10 13 (14.94%) CSS3
11 12 (13.79%) Enterprise Content Management
11 12 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (13.79%) Marketing
11 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
12 11 (12.64%) Web Development
13 10 (11.49%) Photoshop
13 10 (11.49%) Web Services
13 10 (11.49%) C#
14 9 (10.34%) Umbraco
14 9 (10.34%) Java
14 9 (10.34%) Regression Testing
14 9 (10.34%) MVC
14 9 (10.34%) SEO
14 9 (10.34%) Scrum
15 8 (9.20%) PHP

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 25 (28.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 14 (16.09%) Drupal
3 9 (10.34%) Umbraco
4 7 (8.05%) WordPress
4 7 (8.05%) IIS
5 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.60%) LiveCycle
7 3 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.30%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.15%) Confluence
9 1 (1.15%) concrete5
9 1 (1.15%) FileNet
9 1 (1.15%) JBoss
9 1 (1.15%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
2 4 (4.60%) InDesign
3 2 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.15%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Intranet
2 4 (4.60%) Internet
3 3 (3.45%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) MySQL
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (3.45%) Subversion
2 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.30%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Selenium
4 1 (1.15%) HttpUnit
4 1 (1.15%) JMeter
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.15%) QUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Grunt
4 1 (1.15%) Bower
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Publishing
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (44.83%) Developer
2 17 (19.54%) Analyst
3 14 (16.09%) Test Analyst
4 13 (14.94%) Web Developer
5 11 (12.64%) Content Editor
6 10 (11.49%) Agile Test Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) .NET Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Umbraco Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Web Content Editor
9 6 (6.90%) Web Editor
10 5 (5.75%) Architect
10 5 (5.75%) Tester
11 4 (4.60%) Web Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (4.60%) Web Test Analyst
12 3 (3.45%) Project Manager
13 2 (2.30%) PHP Developer
13 2 (2.30%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.93%) HTML
2 31 (35.63%) CSS
3 19 (21.84%) HTML5
4 18 (20.69%) .NET
5 17 (19.54%) jQuery
6 13 (14.94%) CSS3
7 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
8 10 (11.49%) Web Services
9 8 (9.20%) J2EE
9 8 (9.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (8.05%) XML
11 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.75%) LESS
13 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (3.45%) XSLT
14 3 (3.45%) Ajax
14 3 (3.45%) Classic ASP
15 2 (2.30%) JSP
15 2 (2.30%) SOAP
15 2 (2.30%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) User Experience
2 14 (16.09%) W3C
3 5 (5.75%) Social Media
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Blog
5 1 (1.15%) Podcast
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) Content Management
2 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (13.79%) Enterprise Content Management
4 11 (12.64%) Web Development
5 9 (10.34%) Regression Testing
5 9 (10.34%) MVC
5 9 (10.34%) SEO
5 9 (10.34%) Scrum
6 6 (6.90%) Agile Testing
7 5 (5.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (5.75%) Analytics
7 5 (5.75%) SOA
7 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.75%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (4.60%) ITIL
8 4 (4.60%) Information Security
8 4 (4.60%) Investment Management
9 3 (3.45%) Time Management
9 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.49%) C#
3 9 (10.34%) Java
4 8 (9.20%) PHP
5 5 (5.75%) SQL
6 2 (2.30%) Perl
6 2 (2.30%) VBScript
6 2 (2.30%) Ruby
6 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.15%) C
7 1 (1.15%) PHP5
7 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.15%) Python
7 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) ISEB
2 5 (5.75%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) TeamSite
2 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (37.93%) Adobe
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Google
4 3 (3.45%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.45%) Twitter
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (2.30%) Alterian
5 2 (2.30%) HubSpot
6 1 (1.15%) Omniture