Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 108 83
Rank change year-on-year +15 -25 +15
Contract jobs citing CMS 28 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.19% 1.06% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.24% 6.97% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 22
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £125 £323
90th Percentile £575 £496 £536
Scotland median daily rate £380 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +16.92% -7.14% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £12.17 -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.34 -
% change year-on-year +11.93% - -

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 340 459 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.40% 15.18% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 247 198
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £299 £205 £243
90th Percentile £575 £549 £574
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £23.59 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +48.71% +32.17%
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £16.88 £17.00
% change year-on-year +39.22% -0.71% -55.56%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019, 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 18 (64.29%) Content Management
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) Project Management
3 8 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (28.57%) Sitecore
4 7 (25.00%) CSS
4 7 (25.00%) Web Development
5 6 (21.43%) Marketing
5 6 (21.43%) jQuery
5 6 (21.43%) HTML
5 6 (21.43%) SEO
6 5 (17.86%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) WordPress
6 5 (17.86%) User Experience
7 4 (14.29%) Prototyping
7 4 (14.29%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 4 (14.29%) Axure RP
7 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (14.29%) .NET
7 4 (14.29%) Umbraco
7 4 (14.29%) Drupal
8 3 (10.71%) Podcast
8 3 (10.71%) Multimedia
8 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) e-Learning
8 3 (10.71%) PHP
8 3 (10.71%) CRM
8 3 (10.71%) Publishing
8 3 (10.71%) Analytics

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 8 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (17.86%) WordPress
3 4 (14.29%) Drupal
3 4 (14.29%) Umbraco
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Figma
1 3 (10.71%) Sketch
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.57%) Balsamiq
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Multimedia
3 3 (10.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Content Designer
2 5 (17.86%) Designer
2 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) User Researcher
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Digital Architect
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) CMS Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Content Editor
5 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.57%) e-Learning Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Platform Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Web Content Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Web Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) jQuery
3 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (7.14%) CSS3
4 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) e-Learning
2 3 (10.71%) Podcast
2 3 (10.71%) Social Media
3 2 (7.14%) Learning Management System
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Content Management
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Project Management
4 7 (25.00%) Web Development
5 6 (21.43%) SEO
6 4 (14.29%) Prototyping
6 4 (14.29%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) CRM
7 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (7.14%) Information Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) Sprint Planning
8 2 (7.14%) Sprint Retrospective
8 2 (7.14%) User Stories
8 2 (7.14%) Web Design
8 2 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) HNC
2 1 (3.57%) HND
2 1 (3.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.57%) Aprimo
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter