Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 84 86
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -18
Contract jobs citing CMS 45 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.52% 1.74% 1.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 8.30% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 22
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £350 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +19.15% -21.67%
10th Percentile £323 £240 £163
90th Percentile £538 £509 £376
Scotland median daily rate £395 £328 £275
% change year-on-year +20.61% +19.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £19.02
Scotland median hourly rate - - £19.02

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 495 446 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.75% 20.94% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 265 256
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £252 £218 £228
90th Percentile £538 £475 £501
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £359
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.44% -4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -52.98% +139.27%
10th Percentile £18.02 £11.35 £15.99
90th Percentile £28.00 £15.25 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +100.00%

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 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 27 (60.00%) Finance
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Web Services
3 18 (40.00%) HTML
3 18 (40.00%) Content Management
3 18 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 18 (40.00%) Sitecore
4 16 (35.56%) User Experience
4 16 (35.56%) Business Analysis
5 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (28.89%) CSS
7 13 (28.89%) Use Case
8 12 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (26.67%) Axure RP
8 12 (26.67%) Linux
9 11 (24.44%) MS Visio
9 11 (24.44%) Validation
9 11 (24.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
9 11 (24.44%) JIRA
9 11 (24.44%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (22.22%) Lucidchart
10 10 (22.22%) Process Improvement
10 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
10 10 (22.22%) Business Change Management
10 10 (22.22%) Marketing
10 10 (22.22%) OmniGraffle
10 10 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
10 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL

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 18 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (20.00%) Drupal
3 8 (17.78%) nginx
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) Confluence
5 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Visio
2 10 (22.22%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Lucidchart
2 2 (4.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Axure RP
2 11 (24.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 11 (24.44%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Ant
4 1 (2.22%) Bower
4 1 (2.22%) Hudson
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (60.00%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Marketing
3 6 (13.33%) Electronics
3 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 6 (13.33%) Publishing
3 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Digital Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Drupal Developer
5 7 (15.56%) HTML Developer
6 6 (13.33%) PHP Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Agile Developer
7 5 (11.11%) CMS Business Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 5 (11.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Symfony Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Drupal Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Web Content Developer
10 2 (4.44%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) Web Services
2 18 (40.00%) HTML
3 13 (28.89%) CSS
4 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 9 (20.00%) HTML5
5 9 (20.00%) Sass
5 9 (20.00%) Symfony
5 9 (20.00%) Twig
6 8 (17.78%) CSS3
6 8 (17.78%) JSON
6 8 (17.78%) XML
7 7 (15.56%) Google Maps API
7 7 (15.56%) Open Graph
8 6 (13.33%) jQuery
9 2 (4.44%) JSP
10 1 (2.22%) JPA
10 1 (2.22%) Laravel
10 1 (2.22%) Node.js
10 1 (2.22%) RESTful
10 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) User Experience
2 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) Content Management
3 16 (35.56%) Business Analysis
4 13 (28.89%) Use Case
5 12 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (24.44%) Validation
7 10 (22.22%) Business Change Management
7 10 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
7 10 (22.22%) Change Management
7 10 (22.22%) Process Improvement
7 10 (22.22%) Web Design
8 7 (15.56%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
10 5 (11.11%) Analytics
10 5 (11.11%) Front End Development
10 5 (11.11%) Web Development
11 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.22%) PHP
3 5 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Nagios
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 9 (20.00%) Google
3 7 (15.56%) Facebook
3 7 (15.56%) Twitter
4 6 (13.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) Alterian
5 1 (2.22%) OpenText
5 1 (2.22%) Pega
5 1 (2.22%) VMware