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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 106 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing CMS 30 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 1.68% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.29% 8.27% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 20
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £218 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.84 £12.65 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+175.37% -29.72%
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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
477 556 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.54% 20.30% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 274 184
Average daily rate £363 £351 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.39% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £227 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £16.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +11 16 £250 -21.87% 7
Edinburgh -30 13 £350 +3.70% 6
Renfrewshire - 1 £350 -
CMS
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CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (43.42%) Content Management
2 30 (39.47%) Adobe
2 30 (39.47%) HTML
3 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
4 27 (35.53%) CSS
4 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (31.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 18 (23.68%) HTML5
6 18 (23.68%) User Experience
7 16 (21.05%) jQuery
8 14 (18.42%) W3C
8 14 (18.42%) Finance
8 14 (18.42%) Enterprise Content Management
9 13 (17.11%) CSS3
10 12 (15.79%) Scrum
11 11 (14.47%) Drupal
11 11 (14.47%) Java
12 10 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (11.84%) Web Development
13 9 (11.84%) Photoshop
13 9 (11.84%) Web Services
13 9 (11.84%) Regression Testing
14 8 (10.53%) .NET
14 8 (10.53%) J2EE
14 8 (10.53%) MVC
14 8 (10.53%) SEO
14 8 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (9.21%) LESS
16 6 (7.89%) Agile Testing

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (31.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (14.47%) Drupal
3 5 (6.58%) Umbraco
3 5 (6.58%) WordPress
3 5 (6.58%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (5.26%) Node.js
5 2 (2.63%) LiveCycle
5 2 (2.63%) IIS
5 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.32%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.32%) JBoss
6 1 (1.32%) Apache
6 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.63%) InDesign
3 2 (2.63%) MS Office
4 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.32%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Google Analytics
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
2 3 (3.95%) IaaS
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Intranet
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) MySQL
2 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Grunt
2 4 (5.26%) gulp
3 3 (3.95%) WebStorm
3 3 (3.95%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.63%) Subversion
4 2 (2.63%) JIRA
4 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.32%) HttpUnit
5 1 (1.32%) JMeter
5 1 (1.32%) JUnit
5 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.32%) Bower
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Publishing
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Analyst
3 14 (18.42%) Web Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Test Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Content Editor
5 10 (13.16%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Agile Test Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Web Content Editor
6 5 (6.58%) Tester
6 5 (6.58%) Web Editor
7 4 (5.26%) Web Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Designer
9 2 (2.63%) Agile Tester
9 2 (2.63%) Web Tester
9 2 (2.63%) Web Specialist
9 2 (2.63%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (39.47%) HTML
2 27 (35.53%) CSS
3 18 (23.68%) HTML5
4 16 (21.05%) jQuery
5 13 (17.11%) CSS3
6 9 (11.84%) Web Services
7 8 (10.53%) .NET
7 8 (10.53%) J2EE
7 8 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (9.21%) LESS
9 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
10 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.58%) XML
11 4 (5.26%) Spring
11 4 (5.26%) Sass
12 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.95%) Ajax
12 3 (3.95%) XSLT
12 3 (3.95%) Classic ASP
13 2 (2.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) User Experience
2 14 (18.42%) W3C
3 4 (5.26%) Social Media
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) iPad
5 1 (1.32%) Blog
5 1 (1.32%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Windows
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Content Management
2 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.42%) Enterprise Content Management
4 12 (15.79%) Scrum
5 10 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (11.84%) Web Development
6 9 (11.84%) Regression Testing
7 8 (10.53%) MVC
7 8 (10.53%) SEO
7 8 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (7.89%) Agile Testing
9 5 (6.58%) Analytics
9 5 (6.58%) Project Management
10 4 (5.26%) SOA
10 4 (5.26%) TDD
11 3 (3.95%) Performance Testing
11 3 (3.95%) Load Testing
11 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.95%) Web Design
11 3 (3.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
2 11 (14.47%) Java
3 6 (7.89%) PHP
4 5 (6.58%) C#
5 3 (3.95%) C
5 3 (3.95%) SQL
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
6 2 (2.63%) VBScript
6 2 (2.63%) Ruby
6 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) ISEB
1 5 (6.58%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) TeamSite
2 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) Adobe
2 5 (6.58%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.26%) Google
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) Twitter
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.63%) Alterian
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
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