Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMS over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Content Management System (CMS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 83 92
Rank change year-on-year -26 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing CMS 32 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.08% 1.83% 1.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% 10.96% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 27
Edinburgh median daily rate £205 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.75% - +30.61%
10th Percentile £116 £350 £265
90th Percentile £451 £538 £530
Scotland median daily rate £275 £388 £388
% change year-on-year -29.03% - +40.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.17 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.17 - £14.25

CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 448 447 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.13% 16.68% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 261 290
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.40% -1.38%
10th Percentile £206 £260 £255
90th Percentile £568 £563 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £15.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.71% +32.17% -62.99%
10th Percentile £14.45 £15.04 £11.00
90th Percentile £32.72 £16.68 £13.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -50.00% +80.00%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Edinburgh

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMS in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Edinburgh

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for CMS.

1 13 (40.63%) HTML
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Content Management
4 9 (28.13%) CSS
5 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (21.88%) Adobe
6 7 (21.88%) Marketing
6 7 (21.88%) Web Development
6 7 (21.88%) jQuery
6 7 (21.88%) Analytics
7 6 (18.75%) EPiServer
7 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 5 (15.63%) Scrum
8 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics
8 5 (15.63%) Google
8 5 (15.63%) .NET
8 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
8 5 (15.63%) Umbraco
8 5 (15.63%) SEO
8 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (12.50%) Sass
9 4 (12.50%) User Experience
9 4 (12.50%) CSS3
9 4 (12.50%) Kentico
9 4 (12.50%) HTML5
9 4 (12.50%) Drupal
9 4 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (12.50%) Sitecore
9 4 (12.50%) Web Accessibility

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (18.75%) EPiServer
2 5 (15.63%) Umbraco
3 4 (12.50%) Drupal
3 4 (12.50%) Kentico
3 4 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (9.38%) WordPress
5 1 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Extranet
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) Skype
1 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 7 (21.88%) Marketing
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Developer
1 7 (21.88%) Web Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Administrator
2 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Designer
3 3 (9.38%) Digital Designer
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Content Editor
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) EPiServer Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) UI Designer
4 2 (6.25%) UI Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Web Content Editor
4 2 (6.25%) Web Editor
4 2 (6.25%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) jQuery
4 5 (15.63%) .NET
4 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.50%) CSS3
5 4 (12.50%) HTML5
5 4 (12.50%) Sass
6 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.13%) JSON
7 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Motion Graphics
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Content Management
3 7 (21.88%) Analytics
3 7 (21.88%) Web Development
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) SEO
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Service Management
5 4 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
5 4 (12.50%) Web Design
6 3 (9.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Copywriting
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Content Management
7 2 (6.25%) Open Source
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Adobe
2 5 (15.63%) Google
3 4 (12.50%) Sitecore
4 2 (6.25%) OpenText
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Mitel
5 1 (3.13%) Pega
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com