Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 123 127
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing CMS 65 68 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.22% 1.36% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.33% 8.28% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 46
Scotland median daily rate £250 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.90% +20.00% +18.18%
10th Percentile £120 £213 £263
90th Percentile £458 £503 £500
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £13.79 - -
UK median hourly rate £31.37 £34.00 £21.87
% change year-on-year -7.74% +55.46% -15.07%

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 780 821 894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.63% 16.41% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 482 535
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -1.75%
10th Percentile £185 £221 £220
90th Percentile £538 £531 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 16
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% -2.38% -16.00%
10th Percentile £12.17 £15.65 £13.38
90th Percentile £35.00 £26.88 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.44 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.66% +2.18% -

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMS in Scotland

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMS in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CMS in Scotland

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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 15 November 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
Edinburgh -7 36 £219 -45.31% 4
Glasgow -12 23 £263 +8.36% 8
Falkirk - 3 £250 -
West Lothian +7 1 £388 +19.23%
West Dunbartonshire +5 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £225 -
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 29 (44.62%) HTML
1 29 (44.62%) Content Management
2 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (35.38%) CSS
4 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
5 18 (27.69%) User Experience
6 14 (21.54%) Analytics
6 14 (21.54%) Web Development
7 10 (15.38%) SEO
7 10 (15.38%) Scrum
8 9 (13.85%) FatWire
8 9 (13.85%) Drupal
8 9 (13.85%) Adobe
9 8 (12.31%) Finance
9 8 (12.31%) Google Analytics
9 8 (12.31%) Google
10 7 (10.77%) jQuery
10 7 (10.77%) Marketing
10 7 (10.77%) EPiServer
10 7 (10.77%) Umbraco
10 7 (10.77%) CSS3
10 7 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (10.77%) Sass
10 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.77%) HTML5
11 6 (9.23%) Web Accessibility
11 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
11 6 (9.23%) Degree
11 6 (9.23%) PHP
11 6 (9.23%) .NET

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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 9 (13.85%) Drupal
2 7 (10.77%) EPiServer
2 7 (10.77%) Umbraco
3 5 (7.69%) WordPress
4 4 (6.15%) Kentico
4 4 (6.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.62%) Confluence
6 2 (3.08%) Apache
6 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.08%) MODX
6 2 (3.08%) nginx
6 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (3.08%) Akamai
3 2 (3.08%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (3.08%) Mailgun
3 2 (3.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) Cisco ICM
1 5 (7.69%) VoIP
2 3 (4.62%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) SMS
4 1 (1.54%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) LAN
4 1 (1.54%) Skype
4 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) MySQL
2 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) Grunt
2 3 (4.62%) gulp
2 3 (4.62%) JIRA
3 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Marketing
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Developer
2 9 (13.85%) Analyst
2 9 (13.85%) Web Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Designer
4 5 (7.69%) Content Designer
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Telephony Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Telephony Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Content Editor
6 3 (4.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.08%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.08%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.08%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) HTML
2 23 (35.38%) CSS
3 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
3 7 (10.77%) CSS3
3 7 (10.77%) HTML5
3 7 (10.77%) jQuery
3 7 (10.77%) Sass
4 6 (9.23%) .NET
5 5 (7.69%) Node.js
6 3 (4.62%) React Native
7 2 (3.08%) D3.js
7 2 (3.08%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (3.08%) LDAP
7 2 (3.08%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (3.08%) React
7 2 (3.08%) REST
7 2 (3.08%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (3.08%) Spring
7 2 (3.08%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) User Experience
2 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.62%) Social Media
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Content Management
2 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.54%) Analytics
3 14 (21.54%) Web Development
4 10 (15.38%) Scrum
4 10 (15.38%) SEO
5 7 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (9.23%) Web Accessibility
7 5 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) Open Source
8 4 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.15%) Project Management
8 4 (6.15%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (6.15%) Time Management
9 3 (4.62%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.23%) PHP
3 4 (6.15%) SQL
4 3 (4.62%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) C#
6 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.54%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.54%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Postfix
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
1 2 (3.08%) Fail2ban
1 2 (3.08%) HAProxy
1 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Adobe
1 9 (13.85%) FatWire
2 8 (12.31%) Google
3 5 (7.69%) Avaya
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco
3 5 (7.69%) Genesys
4 4 (6.15%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.08%) Apple
6 2 (3.08%) Lets Encrypt
6 2 (3.08%) Omniture
6 2 (3.08%) OpenText
6 2 (3.08%) Splunk
7 1 (1.54%) Mitel
7 1 (1.54%) Pega
7 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com