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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 74 104 76
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -28
Contract jobs citing CMS 47 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.35% 0.91% 1.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.18% 5.37% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 41
Median daily rate £338 £288 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £166 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £368 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +12.30%
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 £18.84 £21.18 £16.29
% change year-on-year
-11.03% +29.98%
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
386 484 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.26% 16.98% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 262 312
Median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £195 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Median hourly rate £15.75 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £16.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £41.32 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.97%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +18 23 £350 +21.73% 4
Glasgow +13 8 £260 +23.80% 2
Aberdeen - 8 £310 -
Stirling - 4 £338 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £275 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 43 (60.56%) HTML
2 40 (56.34%) CSS
3 37 (52.11%) Content Management
4 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
5 24 (33.80%) jQuery
6 21 (29.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (26.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (25.35%) Web Development
9 16 (22.54%) Finance
10 14 (19.72%) CSS3
10 14 (19.72%) HTML5
10 14 (19.72%) User Experience
11 13 (18.31%) Web Design
11 13 (18.31%) Marketing
11 13 (18.31%) .NET
12 12 (16.90%) Analytics
13 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
13 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
13 11 (15.49%) Linux
14 10 (14.08%) Apache
14 10 (14.08%) C#
14 10 (14.08%) Front End Development
15 9 (12.68%) Umbraco
15 9 (12.68%) Scrum
15 9 (12.68%) TDD
16 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
16 8 (11.27%) Google
16 8 (11.27%) Google Analytics

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 10 (14.08%) Apache
2 9 (12.68%) Umbraco
3 5 (7.04%) Drupal
3 5 (7.04%) WordPress
4 4 (5.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.23%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.82%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.82%) GeoServer
6 2 (2.82%) IIS
6 2 (2.82%) Jadu
6 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.41%) CICS
7 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (7.04%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.82%) Edge Animate
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) Skype
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
2 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) GIS
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) DB2
3 1 (1.41%) Redis
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.63%) Subversion
3 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.82%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.82%) Selenium
5 2 (2.82%) Xcode
6 1 (1.41%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.41%) FindBugs
6 1 (1.41%) Grunt
6 1 (1.41%) JIRA
6 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Marketing
3 7 (9.86%) Publishing
4 6 (8.45%) Banking
4 6 (8.45%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) Web Manager
3 11 (15.49%) Web Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.45%) Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Content Editor
5 6 (8.45%) Web Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Digital Content Editor
6 5 (7.04%) Digital Editor
6 5 (7.04%) Production Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Web Production Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Content Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Digital Content Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 4 (5.63%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (5.63%) HTML Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (60.56%) HTML
2 40 (56.34%) CSS
3 24 (33.80%) jQuery
4 21 (29.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (19.72%) CSS3
5 14 (19.72%) HTML5
6 13 (18.31%) .NET
7 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.45%) LESS
8 6 (8.45%) RESTful
9 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
10 4 (5.63%) Ajax
10 4 (5.63%) PhoneGap
10 4 (5.63%) Sass
11 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.23%) JSON
11 3 (4.23%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (4.23%) XML
12 2 (2.82%) Backbone.js
12 2 (2.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) User Experience
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Copywriting
4 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.63%) Smartphone
5 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.23%) Linked Data
5 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.82%) iPad
6 2 (2.82%) iPhone
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.82%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.41%) DataPower
7 1 (1.41%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.41%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) AIX
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Content Management
2 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Responsive Web Design
3 18 (25.35%) Web Development
4 13 (18.31%) Web Design
5 12 (16.90%) Analytics
6 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (14.08%) Front End Development
8 9 (12.68%) Scrum
8 9 (12.68%) TDD
9 8 (11.27%) Service Design
10 7 (9.86%) MVC
10 7 (9.86%) SEO
11 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.04%) BDD
12 5 (7.04%) CRM
12 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.63%) OO
13 4 (5.63%) Rapid Prototyping
13 4 (5.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.08%) C#
3 6 (8.45%) PHP
4 4 (5.63%) SQL
5 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.23%) Java
6 2 (2.82%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.82%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.41%) HNC
2 1 (1.41%) HND
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (4.23%) zsh
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.23%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.41%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Google
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Adobe
2 7 (9.86%) OpenText
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.23%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.82%) Apple
5 2 (2.82%) ESRI
5 2 (2.82%) Infor
5 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.41%) SAP