Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 February 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 96 128
Rank change year-on-year -35 +32 -43
Contract jobs citing CMS 52 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.08% 2.08% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.05% 11.93% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 50 35
Scotland median daily rate £395 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.04% +3.85% -2.99%
10th Percentile £156 £163 £173
90th Percentile £504 £414 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £12.45 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -34.54% -11.53%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.23 £18.35
90th Percentile £14.25 £12.68 £19.70
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £18.11 £21.75
% change year-on-year +49.09% -16.74% +11.54%

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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 738 654 1,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.32% 17.47% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 399 561
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% -
10th Percentile £205 £182 £213
90th Percentile £513 £473 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 15
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.62% -23.92%
10th Percentile £15.01 £13.28 £14.55
90th Percentile £25.00 £38.53 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Scotland

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMS in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMS in Scotland

CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Scotland

CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMS in Scotland

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -1 25 £358 +10.00% 3
Edinburgh -39 25 £400 +11.50% 4
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £110 -
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CMS.

1 28 (53.85%) Content Management
2 23 (44.23%) HTML
3 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.77%) CSS
5 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 11 (21.15%) Java
6 11 (21.15%) Web Development
6 11 (21.15%) jQuery
7 9 (17.31%) HTML5
7 9 (17.31%) Disclosure Scotland
8 8 (15.38%) CSS3
8 8 (15.38%) .NET
9 7 (13.46%) Adobe
9 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
9 7 (13.46%) C#
9 7 (13.46%) Umbraco
9 7 (13.46%) Marketing
9 7 (13.46%) User Experience
9 7 (13.46%) Node.js
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
10 6 (11.54%) Web Design
10 6 (11.54%) Photoshop
11 5 (9.62%) PHP
11 5 (9.62%) CRM
11 5 (9.62%) Linux
11 5 (9.62%) Project Management
11 5 (9.62%) Finance
11 5 (9.62%) MVC
11 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.62%) Waterfall

CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (13.46%) Umbraco
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (5.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) MODX
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) InDesign
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Trello
2 3 (5.77%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.92%) AdWords
4 1 (1.92%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Bower
2 2 (3.85%) Hudson
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) JUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.46%) Marketing
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) CMS Developer
4 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Content Coordinator
5 3 (5.77%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.77%) Junior
5 3 (5.77%) Junior Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Junior Web Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Pega Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) HTML
2 16 (30.77%) CSS
3 11 (21.15%) jQuery
4 9 (17.31%) HTML5
5 8 (15.38%) .NET
5 8 (15.38%) CSS3
6 7 (13.46%) Node.js
7 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.69%) Sass
7 4 (7.69%) Spring
7 4 (7.69%) Spring Boot
7 4 (7.69%) Web Services
7 4 (7.69%) XML
8 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (5.77%) Java EE
8 3 (5.77%) REST
9 2 (3.85%) Flask
9 2 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) iPad
4 1 (1.92%) Podcast
4 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Content Management
2 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.15%) Web Development
4 6 (11.54%) Scrum
4 6 (11.54%) Web Design
5 5 (9.62%) CRM
5 5 (9.62%) MVC
5 5 (9.62%) Project Management
5 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
6 4 (7.69%) Analytics
6 4 (7.69%) BDD
6 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 4 (7.69%) Open Source
6 4 (7.69%) Refactoring
6 4 (7.69%) SEO
6 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.69%) User Stories
6 4 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 11 (21.15%) Java
3 7 (13.46%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.77%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Adobe
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Pega
3 3 (5.77%) FatWire
3 3 (5.77%) Google
3 3 (5.77%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) OpenText
5 1 (1.92%) Progress