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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 98 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Contract jobs citing CMS 32 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 1.96% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.81% 12.33% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 22
Average daily rate £425 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £242 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.02 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.58 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+67.97% +26.94%
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
551 430 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.60% 15.93% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 233 197
Average daily rate £380 £399 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.41 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 23 £450 +50.00% 1
Glasgow -6 5 £238 -9.52% 6
Stirling +5 1 £500 +17.64%
Perthshire - 1 £425 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £425 -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 34 (53.13%) Content Management
2 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) HTML
3 19 (29.69%) Finance
4 16 (25.00%) CSS
5 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
6 11 (17.19%) Banking
7 9 (14.06%) jQuery
7 9 (14.06%) HTML5
8 8 (12.50%) CSS3
8 8 (12.50%) User Experience
8 8 (12.50%) Project Management
8 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.94%) Web Design
9 7 (10.94%) TDD
9 7 (10.94%) Web Development
9 7 (10.94%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (10.94%) Analytics
10 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
10 6 (9.38%) Asset Management
10 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
11 5 (7.81%) Scrum
11 5 (7.81%) Migration
11 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
11 5 (7.81%) Degree
11 5 (7.81%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.81%) Google
11 5 (7.81%) Drupal
11 5 (7.81%) Front End Development
12 4 (6.25%) AngularJS

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.81%) Drupal
3 4 (6.25%) Alfresco
4 3 (4.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (4.69%) IIS
4 3 (4.69%) Node.js
4 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.13%) LiveLink
5 2 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.13%) WordPress
6 1 (1.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.56%) Jadu
6 1 (1.56%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.13%) Edge Animate
1 2 (3.13%) InDesign
1 2 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) CTI
2 1 (1.56%) MPLS
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) DTS
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) Grunt
2 3 (4.69%) gulp
2 3 (4.69%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.13%) WebStorm
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Publishing
4 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) Architect
3 12 (18.75%) Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Content Editor
7 4 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Web Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Content Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (4.69%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.69%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Web Content Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Web Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) HTML
2 16 (25.00%) CSS
3 9 (14.06%) HTML5
3 9 (14.06%) jQuery
4 8 (12.50%) CSS3
5 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.69%) LESS
6 3 (4.69%) Sass
6 3 (4.69%) XML
7 2 (3.13%) .NET
7 2 (3.13%) Flash
7 2 (3.13%) HTML5 Boilerplate
7 2 (3.13%) Mason
7 2 (3.13%) Modernizr
7 2 (3.13%) RESTful
7 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.56%) Ajax
8 1 (1.56%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.56%) Symfony
8 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) User Experience
2 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) Ontologies
3 4 (6.25%) Taxonomies
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.13%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.13%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.13%) iPad
5 2 (3.13%) Social Media
5 2 (3.13%) W3C
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.56%) BYOD
6 1 (1.56%) CMDB
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Content Management
2 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.50%) Project Management
3 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.94%) Analytics
4 7 (10.94%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (10.94%) TDD
4 7 (10.94%) Web Design
4 7 (10.94%) Web Development
5 6 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.81%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.81%) Front End Development
6 5 (7.81%) Migration
6 5 (7.81%) Scrum
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (6.25%) CRM
7 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Content Management
7 4 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) zsh
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Google
2 4 (6.25%) Adobe
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) IBM
3 3 (4.69%) OpenText
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Rally
4 2 (3.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.56%) Avaya
5 1 (1.56%) Brightcove
5 1 (1.56%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.56%) Facebook
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) PayPal
5 1 (1.56%) Polycom
5 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.56%) Siebel
5 1 (1.56%) Twitter
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