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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 83 88 104
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing CMS 47 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.53% 1.62% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.46% 9.11% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £295 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.06% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.55% +50.00%
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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
497 472 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.19% 17.78% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 259 220
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 24 £313 -16.66% 5
Glasgow -11 18 £250 -9.09% 2
Stirling - - - -
Dundee - - - -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 41 (47.67%) JavaScript
2 39 (45.35%) HTML
3 38 (44.19%) CSS
4 30 (34.88%) .NET
4 30 (34.88%) jQuery
5 29 (33.72%) Content Management
6 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET
6 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (23.26%) C#
7 20 (23.26%) Adobe
8 17 (19.77%) Web Services
9 16 (18.60%) Umbraco
10 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
10 15 (17.44%) Adobe CQ
10 15 (17.44%) TDD
11 12 (13.95%) Finance
11 12 (13.95%) Web Development
11 12 (13.95%) OOCSS
12 11 (12.79%) Test Automation
12 11 (12.79%) Grunt
12 11 (12.79%) Banking
12 11 (12.79%) SQL
13 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
13 10 (11.63%) Marketing
14 9 (10.47%) HTML5
14 9 (10.47%) Degree
14 9 (10.47%) MVC
14 9 (10.47%) XML
15 8 (9.30%) OO
15 8 (9.30%) Retail

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (18.60%) Umbraco
2 15 (17.44%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (6.98%) IIS
3 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.98%) WordPress
3 6 (6.98%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (5.81%) Drupal
5 3 (3.49%) LiveCycle
6 2 (2.33%) nginx
6 2 (2.33%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.33%) Apache
7 1 (1.16%) TeamSite
7 1 (1.16%) FileNet
7 1 (1.16%) Confluence
7 1 (1.16%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.16%) concrete5
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.65%) InDesign
3 2 (2.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.16%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.65%) Tridion
3 1 (1.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Intranet
2 3 (3.49%) Internet
3 2 (2.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.65%) IDOL
4 3 (3.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.79%) Grunt
3 3 (3.49%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (3.49%) Subversion
4 2 (2.33%) Selenium
5 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.16%) JIRA
5 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.16%) QUnit
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Banking
3 10 (11.63%) Marketing
4 8 (9.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Local Government
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (58.14%) Developer
2 25 (29.07%) Web Developer
3 10 (11.63%) .NET Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Content Editor
5 7 (8.14%) Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Senior Web Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Umbraco Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Front-End Web Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Web Content Editor
7 5 (5.81%) Web Editor
7 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Web Administrator
10 2 (2.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (45.35%) HTML
2 38 (44.19%) CSS
3 30 (34.88%) jQuery
3 30 (34.88%) .NET
4 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET
5 17 (19.77%) Web Services
6 12 (13.95%) OOCSS
7 9 (10.47%) HTML5
7 9 (10.47%) XML
8 8 (9.30%) CSS3
9 7 (8.14%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.98%) J2EE
10 6 (6.98%) Ajax
11 5 (5.81%) XHTML
11 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.65%) Entity Framework
12 4 (4.65%) LINQ
12 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.65%) XSLT
13 3 (3.49%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Open Source
1 7 (8.14%) User Experience
2 5 (5.81%) Social Media
2 5 (5.81%) Web 2.0
3 4 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.65%) W3C
3 4 (4.65%) Social Network
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Animation
5 1 (1.16%) Blog
5 1 (1.16%) iPhone
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Windows
3 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) Content Management
2 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.44%) TDD
4 12 (13.95%) Web Development
5 11 (12.79%) Test Automation
6 9 (10.47%) MVC
7 8 (9.30%) OO
8 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.14%) Analytics
9 5 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.81%) Project Management
9 5 (5.81%) SEO
9 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.65%) Scrum
10 4 (4.65%) OOD
10 4 (4.65%) ITIL
10 4 (4.65%) Information Security
10 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Content Management
11 3 (3.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (47.67%) JavaScript
2 20 (23.26%) C#
3 11 (12.79%) SQL
4 7 (8.14%) Java
5 5 (5.81%) PHP
6 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.65%) XPath
7 2 (2.33%) PHP5
8 1 (1.16%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Adobe
2 6 (6.98%) Sitecore
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) Google
4 2 (2.33%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) Ektron
5 1 (1.16%) Kofax
5 1 (1.16%) Alterian
5 1 (1.16%) Omniture
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