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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 86 84 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing CMS 45 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.59% 1.10% 1.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.88% 6.80% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 18
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £252 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.30 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-31.66% -
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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
507 397 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.95% 16.18% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 182 152
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £36.00 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +16 28 £338 +12.50% 2
Glasgow -16 10 £215 -28.33% 4
Dundee - - - -
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CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 48 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 48 (60.00%) CSS
2 47 (58.75%) HTML
3 32 (40.00%) jQuery
4 31 (38.75%) .NET
5 29 (36.25%) Content Management
6 18 (22.50%) Web Services
6 18 (22.50%) Web Development
6 18 (22.50%) HTML5
7 17 (21.25%) C#
8 16 (20.00%) Java
9 14 (17.50%) Finance
10 13 (16.25%) Degree
10 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
10 13 (16.25%) JSP
11 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
12 11 (13.75%) J2EE
12 11 (13.75%) PHP
12 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (13.75%) Banking
12 11 (13.75%) CSS3
13 10 (12.50%) WebSphere
13 10 (12.50%) MVC
14 9 (11.25%) SQL
14 9 (11.25%) XHTML
14 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
14 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
15 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (10.00%) XML

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 10 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.75%) Umbraco
3 7 (8.75%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (7.50%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (7.50%) WordPress
4 6 (7.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (6.25%) Node.js
6 4 (5.00%) TeamSite
7 3 (3.75%) FileNet
8 2 (2.50%) IIS
8 2 (2.50%) Drupal
9 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
9 1 (1.25%) Sitefinity
9 1 (1.25%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (1.25%) Kentico
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Maximo
2 1 (1.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) DNS
1 1 (1.25%) Intranet
1 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) MySQL
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) JUnit
1 5 (6.25%) Subversion
1 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.75%) Hudson
2 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.75%) Maven
3 2 (2.50%) Grunt
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Publishing
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (65.00%) Developer
2 21 (26.25%) Web Developer
3 10 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 8 (10.00%) Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
8 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Portal Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Designer
8 4 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
8 4 (5.00%) CMS Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (2.50%) IT Project Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Web Designer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.00%) CSS
2 47 (58.75%) HTML
3 32 (40.00%) jQuery
4 31 (38.75%) .NET
5 18 (22.50%) Web Services
5 18 (22.50%) HTML5
6 13 (16.25%) JSP
7 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 11 (13.75%) J2EE
8 11 (13.75%) CSS3
9 9 (11.25%) XHTML
10 8 (10.00%) XML
10 8 (10.00%) Java EE
11 5 (6.25%) Ajax
11 5 (6.25%) XSLT
11 5 (6.25%) SOAP
11 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (5.00%) Zend Framework
12 4 (5.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.75%) User Experience
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.75%) Taxonomies
2 3 (3.75%) Blog
3 2 (2.50%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.25%) Open Source
4 1 (1.25%) Social Media
4 1 (1.25%) iPad
4 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Android
1 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) Content Management
2 18 (22.50%) Web Development
3 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.50%) MVC
5 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.50%) OO
6 6 (7.50%) Project Management
7 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.25%) Migration
7 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.00%) CRM
8 4 (5.00%) Process Management
8 4 (5.00%) SOA
8 4 (5.00%) OOP
8 4 (5.00%) Coaching
9 3 (3.75%) Android Development
9 3 (3.75%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.75%) Workflow
9 3 (3.75%) TDD
9 3 (3.75%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (21.25%) C#
3 16 (20.00%) Java
4 11 (13.75%) PHP
5 9 (11.25%) SQL
6 8 (10.00%) VBA
7 1 (1.25%) Python
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) WCAG
1 1 (1.25%) WAI
1 1 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Adobe
2 6 (7.50%) IBM
2 6 (7.50%) Sitecore
3 5 (6.25%) Zend
4 3 (3.75%) HP
5 2 (2.50%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle
6 1 (1.25%) FatWire
6 1 (1.25%) Ektron
6 1 (1.25%) Twitter
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