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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Content Management System (CMS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 56 67 53
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14  
Contract jobs citing CMS 16 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.78% 1.59% 1.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.22% 7.59% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 12
Median daily rate £375 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £13.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +178.84% -35.80%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 121 316 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.44% 20.93% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 180 122
Median daily rate £375 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Edinburgh

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Edinburgh

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CMS.

1 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
2 13 (38.24%) CSS
2 13 (38.24%) Web Development
3 12 (35.29%) jQuery
3 12 (35.29%) HTML
4 11 (32.35%) .NET
4 11 (32.35%) Content Management
4 11 (32.35%) AngularJS
4 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) Umbraco
5 10 (29.41%) C#
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
7 7 (20.59%) MVC
8 6 (17.65%) Spring
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 6 (17.65%) Java
8 6 (17.65%) Apache
8 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
8 6 (17.65%) EPiServer
8 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
8 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
9 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (14.71%) HTML5
9 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
9 5 (14.71%) Selenium
9 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (14.71%) CSS3
9 5 (14.71%) Sitecore CMS

CMS
Top Related 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 10 (29.41%) Umbraco
2 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 6 (17.65%) EPiServer
2 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 5 (14.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (8.82%) Joomla!
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.82%) WordPress
5 2 (5.88%) Drupal
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.94%) CICS
6 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.76%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) DB2
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Ant
1 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
1 5 (14.71%) Maven
1 5 (14.71%) Selenium
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Grunt
4 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) JMeter
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Web Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Java Web Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Web Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Joomla! Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Web Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) EPiServer Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (2.94%) CMS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.94%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) CSS
2 12 (35.29%) HTML
2 12 (35.29%) jQuery
3 11 (32.35%) .NET
3 11 (32.35%) AngularJS
4 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
5 6 (17.65%) Spring
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (14.71%) CSS3
6 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
6 5 (14.71%) HTML5
6 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (11.76%) Backbone.js
7 4 (11.76%) Ember.js
7 4 (11.76%) J2EE
7 4 (11.76%) LESS
7 4 (11.76%) React
8 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (8.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Solaris
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Web Development
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Content Management
3 7 (20.59%) MVC
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (14.71%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (14.71%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
7 3 (8.82%) SEO
8 2 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.94%) Copywriting
9 1 (2.94%) Online Marketing
9 1 (2.94%) Open Source
9 1 (2.94%) Service Management
9 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.94%) UX Design
9 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.94%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
2 10 (29.41%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.94%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) TeamSite
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Sitecore
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) OpenText
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