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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 72 98 74
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Contract jobs citing CMS 38 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.16% 1.25% 1.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.56% 5.96% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 26
Median daily rate £350 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £226 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £600 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.45 £19.02 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -11.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £19.35 £21.54
% change year-on-year
+16.02% -10.16%

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
261 537 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.83% 21.06% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 312 228
Median daily rate £350 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £16.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.41 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +12 17 £368 -18.33% 6
Glasgow +12 16 £350 +47.36% 1
Aberdeen - 4 £275 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
CMS
UK

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 46 (59.74%) HTML
1 46 (59.74%) CSS
2 45 (58.44%) JavaScript
3 31 (40.26%) Content Management
4 26 (33.77%) Web Development
5 24 (31.17%) jQuery
6 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (27.27%) .NET
8 19 (24.68%) C#
8 19 (24.68%) Umbraco
8 19 (24.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (22.08%) MVC
10 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
11 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
11 14 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (16.88%) Analytics
12 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
12 13 (16.88%) Finance
12 13 (16.88%) Web Design
13 12 (15.58%) Apache
13 12 (15.58%) HTML5
14 11 (14.29%) CSS3
14 11 (14.29%) Marketing
14 11 (14.29%) Linux
15 10 (12.99%) Google
15 10 (12.99%) Scrum
15 10 (12.99%) Google Analytics
16 9 (11.69%) WordPress
16 9 (11.69%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (11.69%) Sitecore

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 19 (24.68%) Umbraco
2 12 (15.58%) Apache
3 9 (11.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (11.69%) WordPress
4 6 (7.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (7.79%) EPiServer
4 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.49%) Drupal
6 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.90%) Joomla!
7 3 (3.90%) MODX
8 2 (2.60%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.60%) IIS
8 2 (2.60%) Jadu
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.30%) CICS
9 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (6.49%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.60%) Edge Animate
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
2 1 (1.30%) Skype
2 1 (1.30%) SSL
2 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.49%) MySQL
2 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) DB2
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.49%) Subversion
3 4 (5.19%) Ant
3 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.19%) Maven
3 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.90%) Selenium
4 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.60%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.60%) Grunt
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.60%) Xcode
6 1 (1.30%) JIRA
6 1 (1.30%) JMeter
6 1 (1.30%) JUnit
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Marketing
3 7 (9.09%) Publishing
4 4 (5.19%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (54.55%) Developer
2 17 (22.08%) Web Developer
3 12 (15.58%) Web Manager
4 6 (7.79%) Production Manager
4 6 (7.79%) Umbraco Developer
4 6 (7.79%) Web Production Manager
5 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Development Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Web Development Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) HTML Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (59.74%) CSS
1 46 (59.74%) HTML
2 24 (31.17%) jQuery
3 21 (27.27%) .NET
4 19 (24.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
6 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 12 (15.58%) HTML5
8 11 (14.29%) CSS3
9 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.49%) Ajax
10 5 (6.49%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (6.49%) RESTful
11 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.19%) LESS
11 4 (5.19%) PhoneGap
11 4 (5.19%) Spring
11 4 (5.19%) XML
12 3 (3.90%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) User Experience
2 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.19%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.90%) Linked Data
6 2 (2.60%) iPad
6 2 (2.60%) iPhone
6 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.60%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.30%) DataPower
7 1 (1.30%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.30%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.30%) Social Media
7 1 (1.30%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) AIX
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Solaris
3 1 (1.30%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Content Management
2 26 (33.77%) Web Development
3 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.08%) MVC
5 14 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (16.88%) Analytics
6 13 (16.88%) Web Design
7 10 (12.99%) Scrum
8 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.09%) Front End Development
9 6 (7.79%) SEO
10 5 (6.49%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (6.49%) TDD
11 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Content Management
11 4 (5.19%) Mobile First
11 4 (5.19%) OO
11 4 (5.19%) Rapid Prototyping
11 4 (5.19%) Service Design
11 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (58.44%) JavaScript
2 19 (24.68%) C#
3 8 (10.39%) Java
3 8 (10.39%) SQL
4 7 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (2.60%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.60%) Groovy
5 2 (2.60%) Jython
5 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.60%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.30%) Python
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby
6 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.30%) HNC
2 1 (1.30%) HND
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (2.60%) zsh
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
1 2 (2.60%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Google
2 9 (11.69%) Adobe
2 9 (11.69%) OpenText
2 9 (11.69%) Sitecore
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.60%) Apple
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
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