Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 119 124
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -36
Contract jobs citing CMS 67 69 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.33% 1.59% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.00% 8.00% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 40
Scotland median daily rate £395 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.70% +20.00% -8.33%
10th Percentile £212 £261 £162
90th Percentile £506 £500 £375
UK median daily rate £400 £398 £363
% change year-on-year +0.63% +9.66% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £19.02
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.45 £25.75
% change year-on-year +55.90% -12.82% +43.06%

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 837 862 978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.60% 19.89% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 522 502
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.44% -4.33%
10th Percentile £225 £219 £180
90th Percentile £538 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 26
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £15.89 £13.35 £13.75
90th Percentile £26.88 £42.00 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 23 November 2017.

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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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 23 November 2017. 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 -2 45 £400 +14.29% 1
Glasgow -4 16 £242 -49.00% 3
Renfrewshire - 1 £375 -
West Lothian - 1 £325 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £110 -
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CMS.

1 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.78%) Finance
2 30 (44.78%) HTML
3 28 (41.79%) Content Management
4 24 (35.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 24 (35.82%) Sitecore
5 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
6 20 (29.85%) User Experience
7 19 (28.36%) CSS
7 19 (28.36%) Web Services
8 16 (23.88%) Business Analysis
8 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
9 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (20.90%) HTML5
9 14 (20.90%) Web Design
10 13 (19.40%) JIRA
10 13 (19.40%) Use Case
10 13 (19.40%) Linux
10 13 (19.40%) Axure RP
10 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
10 13 (19.40%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (19.40%) Sass
11 12 (17.91%) jQuery
11 12 (17.91%) Marketing
12 11 (16.42%) Google
12 11 (16.42%) Validation
12 11 (16.42%) MS Visio
12 11 (16.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 11 (16.42%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (14.93%) Lucidchart

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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 24 (35.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (13.43%) Drupal
3 8 (11.94%) nginx
4 5 (7.46%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.49%) Confluence
6 1 (1.49%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Visio
2 10 (14.93%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (5.97%) Photoshop
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Lucidchart
2 4 (5.97%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.99%) AdWords
4 2 (2.99%) Basecamp
4 2 (2.99%) Trello
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
1 2 (2.99%) MPLS
2 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.49%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Axure RP
1 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
1 13 (19.40%) JIRA
2 11 (16.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
4 2 (2.99%) Bower
4 2 (2.99%) Hudson
4 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.49%) Ant
5 1 (1.49%) Grunt
5 1 (1.49%) gulp
5 1 (1.49%) JUnit
5 1 (1.49%) Maven
5 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (44.78%) Finance
2 12 (17.91%) Marketing
3 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.45%) Publishing
5 6 (8.96%) Electronics
5 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.48%) Legal
7 2 (2.99%) Banking
8 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Developer
2 25 (37.31%) Analyst
3 20 (29.85%) Business Analyst
3 20 (29.85%) Digital Analyst
4 19 (28.36%) Digital Business Analyst
5 13 (19.40%) Agile Business Analyst
6 10 (14.93%) Web Developer
7 8 (11.94%) Drupal Developer
8 7 (10.45%) HTML Developer
9 6 (8.96%) Agile Developer
9 6 (8.96%) CMS Business Analyst
9 6 (8.96%) PHP Developer
10 5 (7.46%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 5 (7.46%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.46%) Symfony Developer
11 4 (5.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 3 (4.48%) Senior Drupal Developer
12 3 (4.48%) Web Content Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) HTML
2 19 (28.36%) CSS
2 19 (28.36%) Web Services
3 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
4 14 (20.90%) HTML5
5 13 (19.40%) Sass
6 12 (17.91%) jQuery
7 9 (13.43%) CSS3
7 9 (13.43%) Symfony
7 9 (13.43%) Twig
8 8 (11.94%) JSON
8 8 (11.94%) XML
9 7 (10.45%) Google Maps API
9 7 (10.45%) Open Graph
10 4 (5.97%) .NET
10 4 (5.97%) Node.js
11 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.48%) LESS
11 3 (4.48%) React
11 3 (4.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) User Experience
2 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.49%) iPad
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
5 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.79%) Content Management
3 16 (23.88%) Business Analysis
4 14 (20.90%) Web Design
5 13 (19.40%) Use Case
5 13 (19.40%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (16.42%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (16.42%) Validation
7 10 (14.93%) Business Change Management
7 10 (14.93%) Business Process Improvement
7 10 (14.93%) Change Management
7 10 (14.93%) Process Improvement
7 10 (14.93%) Web Development
8 9 (13.43%) Analytics
9 7 (10.45%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (10.45%) SEO
10 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.96%) Front End Development
10 6 (8.96%) Programme Management
11 5 (7.46%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.93%) PHP
3 6 (8.96%) Java
4 3 (4.48%) C#
4 3 (4.48%) SQL
5 2 (2.99%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
1 1 (1.49%) Nagios
1 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Sitecore
2 11 (16.42%) Google
3 7 (10.45%) Facebook
3 7 (10.45%) Twitter
4 6 (8.96%) SAP
5 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.97%) FatWire
7 3 (4.48%) Adobe
7 3 (4.48%) VMware
8 2 (2.99%) Apple
8 2 (2.99%) Avaya
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle
8 2 (2.99%) Pega
8 2 (2.99%) Polycom
9 1 (1.49%) Alterian
9 1 (1.49%) Citrix
9 1 (1.49%) OpenText