Period
to 28 January 2021

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 28 January 2021 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
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 67 100
Rank change year-on-year +3 +33 -3
Contract jobs citing CMS 20 39 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.83% 2.06% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.24% 15.18% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 25
Median daily rate £318 £268 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.69% +18.89% -43.75%
10th Percentile £144 £131 £125
90th Percentile £480 £598 £465
Scotland median daily rate £309 £325 £255
% change year-on-year -5.00% +27.45% -36.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.51 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £17.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +16.70% +11.11%

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 178 257 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.32% 13.55% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 115 199
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +7.14%
10th Percentile £199 £198 £185
90th Percentile £540 £575 £700
Scotland median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.51 -
Median hourly rate £64.50 £23.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +174.47% +56.67% -25.00%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Edinburgh

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMS in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for CMS in Edinburgh

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CMS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 28 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CMS in Edinburgh

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMS in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for CMS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 2021, 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 10 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 8 (40.00%) Content Management
3 6 (30.00%) Publishing
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Kanban
4 5 (25.00%) Pega
4 5 (25.00%) Intranet
5 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) Statistics
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) ITSM
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) User Experience
6 3 (15.00%) GitLab
6 3 (15.00%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (15.00%) Human-Centred Design
7 2 (10.00%) Project Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) Windows
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco

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 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) GitLab
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 6 (30.00%) Publishing
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Pega Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Content Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Content Editor
3 2 (10.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Technician
3 2 (10.00%) Web Content Editor
3 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Web Editor
4 1 (5.00%) Content Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Copywriter
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Web Publisher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) XMPP
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) AWT
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Content Management
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Kanban
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Human-Centred Design
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) ITSM
5 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Statistics
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Project Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) SEO
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Pega
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com