The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 71 109 77
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -32
Contract jobs citing CMS 33 23 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.00% 0.89% 1.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.84% 4.38% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 30
Median daily rate £328 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.65% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £603 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.45 £19.02 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £23.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.39% +58.62%

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
257 525 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.55% 20.32% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 313 230
Median daily rate £325 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.02 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £43.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +18 16 £350 +16.66% 6
Aberdeen - 7 £310 -
Glasgow +13 6 £236 - 2
Stirling - 2 £338 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £275 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CMS.

1 37 (57.81%) HTML
2 35 (54.69%) CSS
3 32 (50.00%) Content Management
4 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
5 22 (34.38%) jQuery
6 19 (29.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (28.13%) Web Development
8 16 (25.00%) Finance
9 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (20.31%) Web Design
11 13 (20.31%) Marketing
12 12 (18.75%) Umbraco
13 11 (17.19%) Analytics
13 11 (17.19%) HTML5
13 11 (17.19%) CSS3
13 11 (17.19%) User Experience
13 11 (17.19%) .NET
14 10 (15.63%) Linux
14 10 (15.63%) Apache
15 9 (14.06%) C#
15 9 (14.06%) Google
15 9 (14.06%) Google Analytics
15 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (12.50%) OpenText
17 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
17 7 (10.94%) Publishing
17 7 (10.94%) Adobe
17 7 (10.94%) Service Design
18 6 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.75%) Umbraco
2 10 (15.63%) Apache
3 6 (9.38%) WordPress
4 5 (7.81%) Drupal
5 4 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.69%) Joomla!
7 2 (3.13%) IIS
7 2 (3.13%) Jadu
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.56%) CICS
8 1 (1.56%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (7.81%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.13%) Edge Animate
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
2 1 (1.56%) Skype
2 1 (1.56%) SSL
2 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) DB2
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.25%) Subversion
3 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.13%) Ant
4 2 (3.13%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.13%) Grunt
4 2 (3.13%) Maven
4 2 (3.13%) Selenium
4 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.13%) Xcode
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Marketing
3 7 (10.94%) Publishing
4 5 (7.81%) Multimedia
5 4 (6.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) Web Manager
3 11 (17.19%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Production Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Web Production Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Content Editor
5 5 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Digital Content Editor
6 4 (6.25%) Digital Editor
6 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) CMS Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Content Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Digital Content Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 3 (4.69%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Joomla! Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (57.81%) HTML
2 35 (54.69%) CSS
3 22 (34.38%) jQuery
4 19 (29.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (17.19%) .NET
5 11 (17.19%) CSS3
5 11 (17.19%) HTML5
6 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.25%) Ajax
7 4 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (6.25%) LESS
7 4 (6.25%) PhoneGap
7 4 (6.25%) RESTful
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.69%) Sass
9 2 (3.13%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.13%) Ember.js
9 2 (3.13%) J2EE
9 2 (3.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) User Experience
2 5 (7.81%) Copywriting
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.25%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.69%) Linked Data
4 3 (4.69%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.13%) iPad
5 2 (3.13%) iPhone
5 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.13%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.56%) DataPower
6 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
6 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) AIX
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) Content Management
2 18 (28.13%) Web Development
3 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (20.31%) Web Design
6 11 (17.19%) Analytics
7 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.94%) Service Design
9 6 (9.38%) Front End Development
9 6 (9.38%) Scrum
9 6 (9.38%) SEO
10 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.81%) MVC
11 4 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Content Management
11 4 (6.25%) Mobile First
11 4 (6.25%) OO
11 4 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
11 4 (6.25%) TDD
12 3 (4.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.06%) C#
3 4 (6.25%) Java
3 4 (6.25%) PHP
4 3 (4.69%) SQL
5 2 (3.13%) Apple Swift
5 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.13%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.56%) Python
6 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.56%) HNC
2 1 (1.56%) HND
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (3.13%) zsh
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
1 2 (3.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Google
2 8 (12.50%) OpenText
3 7 (10.94%) Adobe
4 5 (7.81%) EPiServer
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle
5 4 (6.25%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (1.56%) IBM