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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 79 91 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing CMS 48 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 1.08% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.01% 5.66% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 24
Average daily rate
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£285 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+48.09% -38.88%
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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
533 477 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.32% 19.13% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 225 176
Average daily rate £370 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £15.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +88.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.55 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +4 24 £388 +24.00% 7
Glasgow +3 22 £262 -10.97% 8
Renfrewshire - - - -
Dundee - - - - 3
CMS
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CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 52 (55.32%) CSS
2 50 (53.19%) HTML
2 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 39 (41.49%) jQuery
4 34 (36.17%) .NET
5 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (25.53%) Content Management
7 22 (23.40%) Banking
7 22 (23.40%) C#
8 21 (22.34%) Web Services
9 19 (20.21%) TDD
9 19 (20.21%) Finance
10 18 (19.15%) SQL Server
11 17 (18.09%) HTML5
12 15 (15.96%) Java
12 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET
13 14 (14.89%) MVC
13 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
13 14 (14.89%) OOCSS
14 13 (13.83%) Grunt
14 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
15 12 (12.77%) CSS3
15 12 (12.77%) OO
16 11 (11.70%) J2EE
16 11 (11.70%) Umbraco
17 10 (10.64%) Web Development
18 9 (9.57%) SQL
18 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
18 9 (9.57%) Degree
18 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 11 (11.70%) Umbraco
2 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.45%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (6.38%) Node.js
4 6 (6.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.26%) Apache
5 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.26%) TeamSite
6 3 (3.19%) FileNet
6 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (2.13%) Sitefinity
7 2 (2.13%) Drupal
8 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.06%) Liferay
8 1 (1.06%) WordPress
8 1 (1.06%) Magnolia
8 1 (1.06%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (1.06%) Kentico
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Tridion
2 2 (2.13%) Maximo
3 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
1 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) 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 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.26%) IDOL
4 4 (4.26%) MySQL
5 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.83%) 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%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.19%) Hudson
7 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.13%) Ant
8 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (23.40%) Banking
2 19 (20.21%) Finance
3 8 (8.51%) Retail
4 5 (5.32%) Publishing
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (67.02%) Developer
2 35 (37.23%) Web Developer
3 13 (13.83%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Analyst
5 10 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.64%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Front-End Web Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Applications Support
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Web Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) CMS Developer
10 4 (4.26%) UI Programmer
10 4 (4.26%) UI Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.19%) Designer
12 2 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 2 (2.13%) Banking Business Analyst
12 2 (2.13%) Support Analyst
12 2 (2.13%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (55.32%) CSS
2 50 (53.19%) HTML
3 39 (41.49%) jQuery
4 34 (36.17%) .NET
5 21 (22.34%) Web Services
6 17 (18.09%) HTML5
7 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET
8 14 (14.89%) OOCSS
9 12 (12.77%) CSS3
10 11 (11.70%) J2EE
11 8 (8.51%) Java EE
12 7 (7.45%) JSP
12 7 (7.45%) XSLT
12 7 (7.45%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.38%) XML
14 5 (5.32%) SOAP
14 5 (5.32%) XHTML
14 5 (5.32%) Spring
14 5 (5.32%) Ajax
14 5 (5.32%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Open Source
2 6 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.32%) User Experience
4 4 (4.26%) Web 2.0
4 4 (4.26%) Social Network
5 3 (3.19%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.19%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.19%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.13%) Social Media
6 2 (2.13%) iPad
6 2 (2.13%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.13%) W3C
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Android
1 7 (7.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.06%) Solaris
2 1 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) Content Management
3 19 (20.21%) TDD
4 14 (14.89%) MVC
5 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
6 12 (12.77%) OO
7 10 (10.64%) Web Development
8 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.32%) Project Management
9 5 (5.32%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.32%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.26%) Coaching
10 4 (4.26%) iOS Development
10 4 (4.26%) Process Management
10 4 (4.26%) OOD
10 4 (4.26%) CRM
11 3 (3.19%) OOP
11 3 (3.19%) SOA
11 3 (3.19%) Document Management
11 3 (3.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
2 22 (23.40%) C#
3 15 (15.96%) Java
4 9 (9.57%) SQL
5 8 (8.51%) VBA
6 5 (5.32%) PHP
6 5 (5.32%) Ruby
7 4 (4.26%) XPath
7 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.19%) Perl
8 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.06%) C
9 1 (1.06%) Python
9 1 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) 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 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
1 7 (7.45%) Adobe
2 6 (6.38%) Sitecore
2 6 (6.38%) Ektron
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) HP
5 2 (2.13%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) Google
6 1 (1.06%) FatWire
6 1 (1.06%) Zend
6 1 (1.06%) Twitter
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