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 27 June 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.

Content Management System (CMS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 72 63
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9  
Contract jobs citing CMS 9 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.73% 2.15% 1.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.95% 10.55% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 10
Median daily rate £388 £425 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +38.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £270 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year +0.86% -28.39%  

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 182 275 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.82% 20.42% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 150 111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.16% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 27 June 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 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 14 (58.33%) Web Development
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) AngularJS
4 10 (41.67%) jQuery
4 10 (41.67%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) MVC
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
7 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
7 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
7 7 (29.17%) CSS
7 7 (29.17%) Content Management
7 7 (29.17%) Spring
8 6 (25.00%) Maven
8 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 6 (25.00%) Apache
8 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (25.00%) Ant
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (25.00%) Selenium
8 6 (25.00%) Cucumber

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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 (25.00%) Apache
1 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.83%) Umbraco
3 4 (16.67%) EPiServer
3 4 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
2 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
3 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (20.83%) MySQL
5 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Ant
1 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (25.00%) Maven
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (4.17%) JMeter
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Web Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Web Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) EPiServer Developer
6 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
8 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Content Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Web Content Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) AngularJS
2 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) jQuery
3 8 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) CSS
4 7 (29.17%) Spring
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (25.00%) React
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (20.83%) Backbone.js
6 5 (20.83%) Ember.js
6 5 (20.83%) J2EE
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
8 2 (8.33%) HTML5
8 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Web Development
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) MVC
4 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (29.17%) Content Management
5 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
9 2 (8.33%) Analytics
9 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
9 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (8.33%) Web Analytics
9 2 (8.33%) Web Design
10 1 (4.17%) Information Security
10 1 (4.17%) ITIL
10 1 (4.17%) OOP
10 1 (4.17%) Service Design
10 1 (4.17%) TDD
10 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) OpenText