Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 104 116
Rank change year-on-year +33 +12 -45
Contract jobs citing CMS 41 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.21% 1.11% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.39% 7.84% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 21
Edinburgh median daily rate £300 £244 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -39.06% +11.50%
10th Percentile £131 £126 £160
90th Percentile £599 £470 £488
Scotland median daily rate £348 £255 £390
% change year-on-year +36.27% -34.62% +15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.51 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.51 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.70% +11.11% +8.43%

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 285 357 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.36% 14.12% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 201 283
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +6.16%
10th Percentile £155 £188 £230
90th Percentile £550 £600 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.51 - £21.00
10th Percentile £16.53 - £18.02
90th Percentile £18.48 - £28.00
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +56.67% -25.00% +17.65%

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 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Edinburgh

CMS
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 23 February 2020, 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 36 (87.80%) Content Management
2 25 (60.98%) HTML
3 19 (46.34%) User Experience
4 18 (43.90%) Public Sector
5 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
6 12 (29.27%) Finance
6 12 (29.27%) Node.js
7 11 (26.83%) REST
7 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
7 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (26.83%) IBM
7 11 (26.83%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (24.39%) IBM Cloud
8 10 (24.39%) Analytics
8 10 (24.39%) HTTP
8 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
9 9 (21.95%) Information Architecture
9 9 (21.95%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (21.95%) Marketing
10 8 (19.51%) GitHub
11 7 (17.07%) Conversational UI
11 7 (17.07%) Chatbot
11 7 (17.07%) Banking
11 7 (17.07%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (17.07%) Intranet
11 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
11 7 (17.07%) CSS
12 6 (14.63%) ITIL
12 6 (14.63%) ITSM
12 6 (14.63%) Service Management

CMS
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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.32%) WordPress
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) IBM Cloud
2 8 (19.51%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) HTTP
2 7 (17.07%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (43.90%) Public Sector
2 12 (29.27%) Finance
3 9 (21.95%) Marketing
4 7 (17.07%) Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Content Designer
2 9 (21.95%) Designer
3 6 (14.63%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Content Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Content Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Content Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Intranet Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Communications Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Content Editor
7 1 (2.44%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) HTML
2 12 (29.27%) Node.js
3 11 (26.83%) REST
4 7 (17.07%) CSS
5 4 (9.76%) HTML5
6 3 (7.32%) CSS3
6 3 (7.32%) Sass
7 2 (4.88%) LESS
8 1 (2.44%) Django
8 1 (2.44%) JSON
8 1 (2.44%) React Native
8 1 (2.44%) RESTful
8 1 (2.44%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) User Experience
2 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Chromecast
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (87.80%) Content Management
2 11 (26.83%) Continuous Deployment
2 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (24.39%) Analytics
4 9 (21.95%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (21.95%) Information Architecture
5 7 (17.07%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (17.07%) Conversational UI
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL
6 6 (14.63%) ITSM
6 6 (14.63%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
6 6 (14.63%) Service Management
6 6 (14.63%) Web Analytics
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
8 4 (9.76%) Machine Learning
8 4 (9.76%) Migration
8 4 (9.76%) SEO
8 4 (9.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) ES6
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) PHP 7
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) WCAG
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) Apple