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 2 July 2016 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 107 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +1
Contract jobs citing CMS 42 69 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.44% 2.29% 2.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.67% 13.53% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 29
Median daily rate £425 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £216 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £368 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £40.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.39% +111.31%
CMS
UK

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
630 510 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.65% 16.94% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 257 300
Median daily rate £350 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £39.00 £18.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +28.15%

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 2 July 2016.

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 2 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 29 £425 +38.77% 4
Glasgow -30 7 £475 +90.00% 3
Stirling +3 2 £300 -20.00%
West Dunbartonshire - 2 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £293 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
CMS
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CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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 40 (48.78%) Content Management
2 27 (32.93%) Finance
3 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (28.05%) Analytics
5 22 (26.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 22 (26.83%) Sitecore
6 20 (24.39%) HTML
7 17 (20.73%) User Experience
8 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (18.29%) .NET
10 14 (17.07%) CSS
10 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
12 12 (14.63%) Business Analysis
13 11 (13.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (12.20%) Web Development
14 10 (12.20%) C#
15 9 (10.98%) Google
15 9 (10.98%) Banking
15 9 (10.98%) Migration
15 9 (10.98%) Publishing
15 9 (10.98%) Change Management
15 9 (10.98%) MVC
15 9 (10.98%) jQuery
15 9 (10.98%) Use Case
15 9 (10.98%) Business Process Improvement
15 9 (10.98%) Process Improvement
16 8 (9.76%) CSS3

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 22 (26.83%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (4.88%) Apache
2 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.88%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.66%) Alfresco
3 3 (3.66%) Drupal
3 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.44%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.44%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.44%) LiveLink
4 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Kentico
5 1 (1.22%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.88%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.22%) InDesign
4 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.88%) Lucidchart
3 3 (3.66%) AdWords
4 1 (1.22%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) GIS
2 2 (2.44%) Redis
3 1 (1.22%) Big Data
3 1 (1.22%) DTS
3 1 (1.22%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) JIRA
2 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.10%) Axure RP
3 5 (6.10%) NUnit
4 4 (4.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.44%) Selenium
5 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.22%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.22%) FindBugs
6 1 (1.22%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
2 9 (10.98%) Publishing
3 8 (9.76%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Analyst
2 16 (19.51%) Architect
2 16 (19.51%) Business Analyst
2 16 (19.51%) Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Digital Analyst
3 12 (14.63%) Digital Business Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.32%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Content Editor
5 6 (7.32%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Sitecore Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Web Content Editor
6 5 (6.10%) Web Editor
7 4 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) ServiceNow Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Web Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) HTML
2 15 (18.29%) .NET
3 14 (17.07%) CSS
4 9 (10.98%) jQuery
5 8 (9.76%) CSS3
5 8 (9.76%) HTML5
6 7 (8.54%) Web Services
7 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.10%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.66%) JSON
10 3 (3.66%) LESS
10 3 (3.66%) React
11 2 (2.44%) Backbone.js
11 2 (2.44%) Ember.js
11 2 (2.44%) Node.js
11 2 (2.44%) RESTful
11 2 (2.44%) Sass
11 2 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) User Experience
2 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) CMDB
3 5 (6.10%) iPad
3 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.88%) Ontologies
4 4 (4.88%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.66%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.44%) Social Media
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.22%) NHS
7 1 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.78%) Content Management
2 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.05%) Analytics
4 12 (14.63%) Business Analysis
5 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (13.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (12.20%) Web Development
7 9 (10.98%) Business Process Improvement
7 9 (10.98%) Change Management
7 9 (10.98%) Migration
7 9 (10.98%) MVC
7 9 (10.98%) Process Improvement
7 9 (10.98%) Use Case
8 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.54%) Project Management
9 7 (8.54%) Scrum
10 6 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (7.32%) Time Management
10 6 (7.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.20%) C#
3 5 (6.10%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.66%) PHP
5 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.44%) SQL
6 1 (1.22%) Java
6 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (2.44%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.22%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.22%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Sitecore
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.98%) Google
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle
4 5 (6.10%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.88%) OpenText
6 3 (3.66%) Infor
6 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.44%) Adobe
7 2 (2.44%) ESRI
7 2 (2.44%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.22%) Facebook
8 1 (1.22%) HP
8 1 (1.22%) IBM
8 1 (1.22%) PayPal
8 1 (1.22%) SAP
8 1 (1.22%) Twitter