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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 79 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing CMS 41 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.55% 1.27% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.56% 7.07% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £244 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £308 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+43.86% -25.92%
CMS
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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
429 410 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.26% 17.97% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 185 176
Average daily rate £378 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 +7 19 £450 +80.00% 1
Glasgow -1 17 £275 +15.78% 2
Renfrewshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 42 (53.85%) HTML
2 41 (52.56%) CSS
3 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
4 32 (41.03%) .NET
5 29 (37.18%) jQuery
6 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (26.92%) Content Management
7 21 (26.92%) Web Services
8 19 (24.36%) ASP.NET
9 17 (21.79%) C#
9 17 (21.79%) TDD
10 16 (20.51%) Umbraco
11 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
11 12 (15.38%) OOCSS
11 12 (15.38%) Banking
11 12 (15.38%) Finance
12 11 (14.10%) Web Development
12 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
12 11 (14.10%) Grunt
12 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
12 11 (14.10%) Open Source
13 10 (12.82%) HTML5
13 10 (12.82%) MVC
14 9 (11.54%) SQL
14 9 (11.54%) OO
15 8 (10.26%) XML
15 8 (10.26%) Retail
16 7 (8.97%) Java
16 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
16 7 (8.97%) CSS3

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (20.51%) Umbraco
2 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.69%) Apache
4 5 (6.41%) IIS
5 4 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (5.13%) Drupal
5 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.85%) Node.js
6 3 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (2.56%) nginx
8 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.28%) FileNet
8 1 (1.28%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.28%) WordPress
8 1 (1.28%) Liferay
8 1 (1.28%) Kentico
8 1 (1.28%) Sitefinity
8 1 (1.28%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (1.28%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (1.28%) InDesign
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (1.28%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Tridion
2 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Intranet
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.13%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.13%) IDOL
4 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.10%) Grunt
3 4 (5.13%) JUnit
3 4 (5.13%) JMeter
4 3 (3.85%) HttpUnit
5 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.56%) Selenium
5 2 (2.56%) Ant
5 2 (2.56%) Maven
6 1 (1.28%) Subversion
6 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (15.38%) Banking
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Retail
3 5 (6.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (65.38%) Developer
2 27 (34.62%) Web Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Front-End Web Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Senior Web Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Architect
8 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Umbraco Developer
10 3 (3.85%) UI Programmer
11 2 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Drupal Developer
11 2 (2.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (53.85%) HTML
2 41 (52.56%) CSS
3 32 (41.03%) .NET
4 29 (37.18%) jQuery
5 21 (26.92%) Web Services
6 19 (24.36%) ASP.NET
7 12 (15.38%) OOCSS
8 10 (12.82%) HTML5
9 8 (10.26%) XML
10 7 (8.97%) CSS3
11 6 (7.69%) SOAP
11 6 (7.69%) Ajax
12 5 (6.41%) Spring
12 5 (6.41%) Hibernate
12 5 (6.41%) J2EE
12 5 (6.41%) XHTML
12 5 (6.41%) RESTful
13 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
13 4 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Open Source
2 5 (6.41%) W3C
3 4 (5.13%) User Experience
3 4 (5.13%) Social Network
3 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.13%) Web 2.0
4 3 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.85%) Social Media
4 3 (3.85%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Animation
6 1 (1.28%) iPhone
6 1 (1.28%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.28%) iPad
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
1 4 (5.13%) Android
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Solaris
3 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.92%) Content Management
3 17 (21.79%) TDD
4 11 (14.10%) Web Development
4 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
5 10 (12.82%) MVC
6 9 (11.54%) OO
7 5 (6.41%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.41%) Scrum
7 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.41%) Analytics
8 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.13%) OOD
8 4 (5.13%) Project Management
8 4 (5.13%) ITIL
8 4 (5.13%) CRM
8 4 (5.13%) Web Design
8 4 (5.13%) Information Security
9 3 (3.85%) SEO
9 3 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
2 17 (21.79%) C#
3 9 (11.54%) SQL
4 7 (8.97%) Java
5 6 (7.69%) PHP
6 4 (5.13%) XPath
6 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.13%) Ruby
7 3 (3.85%) Perl
7 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.28%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.28%) C
8 1 (1.28%) PHP5
8 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) WCAG
2 2 (2.56%) WAI
3 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.41%) Adobe
1 5 (6.41%) Ektron
2 4 (5.13%) Sitecore
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) HubSpot
3 2 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (1.28%) Omniture
4 1 (1.28%) Kofax
4 1 (1.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.28%) EPiServer
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