Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 89 84
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing CMS 32 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.12% 1.61% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.04% 9.57% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 23
Edinburgh median daily rate £175 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +14.29% +19.15%
10th Percentile £117 £239 £238
90th Percentile £475 £535 £519
Scotland median daily rate £238 £400 £334
% change year-on-year -40.63% +19.85% +18.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.17 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.79 £13.50 £12.45
% change year-on-year +2.11% +8.43% -34.54%

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 398 491 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.98% 16.77% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 294 242
Edinburgh median daily rate £415 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +6.38% -7.24%
10th Percentile £176 £250 £213
90th Percentile £700 £538 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.17 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.05% +40.00% -40.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -15.00% +15.94% -31.00%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018, 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 16 (50.00%) Content Management
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) Analytics
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.00%) Google
5 8 (25.00%) Google Analytics
6 7 (21.88%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (21.88%) Sitecore
6 7 (21.88%) Marketing
7 6 (18.75%) Web Development
7 6 (18.75%) Project Management
7 6 (18.75%) CSS
8 5 (15.63%) Degree
8 5 (15.63%) SEO
8 5 (15.63%) Drupal
9 4 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (12.50%) Umbraco
9 4 (12.50%) jQuery
9 4 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
9 4 (12.50%) Adobe
10 3 (9.38%) ITIL
10 3 (9.38%) Windows
10 3 (9.38%) Service Management
10 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.38%) Scrum
10 3 (9.38%) Social Media

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 7 (21.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (15.63%) Drupal
3 4 (12.50%) Umbraco
4 3 (9.38%) WordPress
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 2 (6.25%) EPiServer
6 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) Skype
1 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (21.88%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Content Designer
1 5 (15.63%) Designer
2 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
3 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 1 (3.13%) CMS Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) User Researcher
5 1 (3.13%) Web Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) CSS
3 4 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) LDAP
4 2 (6.25%) Spring
4 2 (6.25%) Spring Boot
4 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) JSON
5 1 (3.13%) Sass
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Social Media
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Content Management
2 11 (34.38%) Analytics
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Project Management
4 6 (18.75%) Web Development
5 5 (15.63%) SEO
6 4 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Service Management
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Copywriting
8 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Google
2 7 (21.88%) Sitecore
3 4 (12.50%) Adobe
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) OpenText
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Mitel
5 1 (3.13%) Pega
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com