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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 96 102 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing CMS 25 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 1.06% 1.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.59% 7.76% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 29
Median daily rate £325 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £162 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £352 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.47 £32.09 £18.56
% change year-on-year
-36.20% +72.91%
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
447 438 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.54% 13.68% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 212 313
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £28.71 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.86% +139.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.38 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +1 15 £400 +33.16% 10
Stirling - 5 £275 -
Aberdeen +4 3 £290 +78.46%
Glasgow +4 1 £300 +14.28% 4
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 30 (44.12%) Content Management
2 29 (42.65%) HTML
3 27 (39.71%) Finance
4 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (33.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 23 (33.82%) Sitecore
6 20 (29.41%) CSS
7 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
7 19 (27.94%) User Experience
7 19 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (23.53%) Analytics
9 15 (22.06%) .NET
9 15 (22.06%) Marketing
10 14 (20.59%) jQuery
11 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
12 12 (17.65%) C#
12 12 (17.65%) Web Development
13 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (14.71%) MVC
13 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
14 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
14 9 (13.24%) Project Management
14 9 (13.24%) Process Improvement
14 9 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (11.76%) CSS3
15 8 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (11.76%) Use Case
15 8 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
15 8 (11.76%) SQL Server

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 23 (33.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (10.29%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) Drupal
3 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 4 (5.88%) WordPress
4 2 (2.94%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.94%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.94%) Edge Animate
4 2 (2.94%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.47%) MS Office
5 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.88%) Lucidchart
3 3 (4.41%) AdWords
4 1 (1.47%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) Skype
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
2 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) GIS
2 2 (2.94%) Redis
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.29%) JIRA
2 5 (7.35%) Axure RP
2 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.35%) NUnit
3 4 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.94%) Selenium
5 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.94%) Xcode
6 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.47%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.47%) FindBugs
6 1 (1.47%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Marketing
3 7 (10.29%) Publishing
4 6 (8.82%) Banking
4 6 (8.82%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.47%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Analyst
1 16 (23.53%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Business Analyst
2 11 (16.18%) Digital Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Content Editor
6 6 (8.82%) Digital Content Editor
6 6 (8.82%) Digital Editor
6 6 (8.82%) Digital Project Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Web Manager
7 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Sitecore Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Content Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Digital Content Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) HTML
2 20 (29.41%) CSS
3 15 (22.06%) .NET
4 14 (20.59%) jQuery
5 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
6 8 (11.76%) CSS3
6 8 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.82%) HTML5
8 6 (8.82%) Web Services
9 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.88%) RESTful
11 3 (4.41%) JSON
11 3 (4.41%) LESS
11 3 (4.41%) React
12 2 (2.94%) Backbone.js
12 2 (2.94%) Ember.js
12 2 (2.94%) Flash
12 2 (2.94%) Node.js
12 2 (2.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (27.94%) User Experience
2 7 (10.29%) iPad
3 5 (7.35%) Copywriting
4 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.94%) iPhone
6 1 (1.47%) DataPower
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (1.47%) Social Media
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) AIX
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Content Management
2 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.53%) Analytics
4 12 (17.65%) Web Development
5 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.71%) MVC
5 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
6 9 (13.24%) Process Improvement
6 9 (13.24%) Project Management
6 9 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
7 8 (11.76%) Change Management
7 8 (11.76%) Scrum
7 8 (11.76%) Service Design
7 8 (11.76%) Use Case
8 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.29%) Migration
8 7 (10.29%) OO
8 7 (10.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
2 12 (17.65%) C#
3 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.88%) PHP
5 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.41%) SQL
6 2 (2.94%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.94%) Java
6 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) HNC
2 1 (1.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (4.41%) zsh
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.47%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.47%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) Sitecore
2 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.29%) Google
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle
5 3 (4.41%) Adobe
5 3 (4.41%) Infor
5 3 (4.41%) OpenText
5 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.94%) Apple
6 2 (2.94%) ESRI
6 2 (2.94%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.47%) Facebook
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.47%) Twitter
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