Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 77 90
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 49 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.70% 1.79% 1.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.27% 9.91% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 23
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £202 £188 £163
90th Percentile £533 £528 £490
Scotland median daily rate £400 £325 £294
% change year-on-year +23.08% +10.64% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £19.02
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £12.45 £19.02
% change year-on-year +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 477 323 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.51% 18.07% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 198 302
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% -1.94%
10th Percentile £245 £182 £253
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -40.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £18.02 £14.50 £16.78
90th Percentile £28.00 £15.50 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% -31.00% +5.26%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018, 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 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) Finance
3 21 (42.86%) Web Services
4 20 (40.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 20 (40.82%) Sitecore
5 19 (38.78%) Content Management
5 19 (38.78%) HTML
6 16 (32.65%) User Experience
6 16 (32.65%) Business Analysis
7 15 (30.61%) CSS
8 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
9 13 (26.53%) MS Visio
9 13 (26.53%) Marketing
9 13 (26.53%) Use Case
10 12 (24.49%) JIRA
10 12 (24.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (24.49%) Linux
10 12 (24.49%) Axure RP
11 11 (22.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 11 (22.45%) Validation
12 10 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (20.41%) Change Management
12 10 (20.41%) XML
12 10 (20.41%) PHP
12 10 (20.41%) OmniGraffle
12 10 (20.41%) Business Process Improvement
12 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
12 10 (20.41%) Process Improvement
12 10 (20.41%) Lucidchart

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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 20 (40.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (18.37%) Drupal
3 8 (16.33%) nginx
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.04%) Confluence
5 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Visio
2 10 (20.41%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.04%) InDesign
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Lucidchart
2 2 (4.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Axure RP
1 12 (24.49%) JIRA
2 11 (22.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) Ant
5 1 (2.04%) Bower
5 1 (2.04%) Hudson
5 1 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Marketing
3 6 (12.24%) Electronics
3 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.24%) Publishing
3 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Analyst
2 20 (40.82%) Business Analyst
2 20 (40.82%) Developer
3 18 (36.73%) Digital Analyst
3 18 (36.73%) Digital Business Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Drupal Developer
6 6 (12.24%) HTML Developer
6 6 (12.24%) PHP Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Developer
7 5 (10.20%) CMS Business Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 5 (10.20%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Symfony Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Junior
9 3 (6.12%) Junior Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) Web Services
2 19 (38.78%) HTML
3 15 (30.61%) CSS
4 10 (20.41%) XML
5 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
5 9 (18.37%) CSS3
5 9 (18.37%) HTML5
5 9 (18.37%) Sass
5 9 (18.37%) Symfony
5 9 (18.37%) Twig
6 8 (16.33%) JSON
7 7 (14.29%) Google Maps API
7 7 (14.29%) Open Graph
8 5 (10.20%) jQuery
9 2 (4.08%) .NET
9 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.08%) JSP
10 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) User Experience
2 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Content Management
3 16 (32.65%) Business Analysis
4 13 (26.53%) Use Case
5 12 (24.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (22.45%) Validation
7 10 (20.41%) Business Change Management
7 10 (20.41%) Business Process Improvement
7 10 (20.41%) Change Management
7 10 (20.41%) Process Improvement
8 9 (18.37%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (18.37%) Web Design
9 8 (16.33%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (12.24%) Programme Management
11 5 (10.20%) Web Development
12 3 (6.12%) Analytics
12 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
12 3 (6.12%) Scrum
12 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.41%) PHP
3 5 (10.20%) Java
4 2 (4.08%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
1 1 (2.04%) Nagios
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Sitecore
2 9 (18.37%) Google
3 7 (14.29%) Facebook
3 7 (14.29%) Twitter
4 6 (12.24%) SAP
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.12%) Pega
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) OpenText
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Progress
6 1 (2.04%) VMware