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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 110 66
Rank change year-on-year +26 -44  
Contract jobs citing CMS 27 43 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.26% 1.49% 2.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.04% 6.80% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 35
Median daily rate £288 £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.30% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £270 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £500 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £28.75 £40.15
% change year-on-year -12.17% -28.39%  

CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 336 632 532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.69% 21.83% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 339 271
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £237 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +157.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £14.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £42.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CMS in Scotland

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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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +12 14 £242 -39.50% 2
Edinburgh -7 9 £388 -8.82% 2
Renfrewshire +52 1 £375 +4.16%
West Lothian - 1 £325 -
Fife - 1 £138 -
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 34 (50.00%) HTML
2 33 (48.53%) JavaScript
3 30 (44.12%) CSS
4 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (32.35%) Web Development
6 21 (30.88%) Content Management
7 20 (29.41%) .NET
7 20 (29.41%) MVC
8 19 (27.94%) C#
8 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
9 16 (23.53%) ASP.NET
10 15 (22.06%) jQuery
11 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
12 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
12 13 (19.12%) Umbraco
13 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
14 10 (14.71%) Sitecore CMS
14 10 (14.71%) Sitecore
14 10 (14.71%) Analytics
14 10 (14.71%) Java
14 10 (14.71%) Scrum
15 9 (13.24%) Oracle
15 9 (13.24%) Finance
15 9 (13.24%) Avaya
15 9 (13.24%) Apple
15 9 (13.24%) MPLS
15 9 (13.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (13.24%) User Experience
15 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (11.76%) Polycom

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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 13 (19.12%) Umbraco
2 10 (14.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (13.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (10.29%) Apache
5 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.35%) EPiServer
7 4 (5.88%) WordPress
8 3 (4.41%) MODX
9 2 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
9 2 (2.94%) Drupal
9 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.94%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.47%) DNN
10 1 (1.47%) IIS
10 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) MPLS
2 1 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 8 (11.76%) MySQL
2 8 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Ant
1 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
1 6 (8.82%) Maven
1 6 (8.82%) Selenium
2 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.47%) JMeter
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.24%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Publishing
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Local Government
5 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Developer
2 15 (22.06%) Web Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Telecoms Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Java Web Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Umbraco Developer
8 4 (5.88%) EPiServer Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Web Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Web Manager
9 3 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.94%) HTML Developer
10 2 (2.94%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.00%) HTML
2 30 (44.12%) CSS
3 20 (29.41%) .NET
4 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
5 16 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 15 (22.06%) jQuery
7 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.29%) Spring
9 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.82%) Hibernate
9 6 (8.82%) HTML5
9 6 (8.82%) React
10 5 (7.35%) Backbone.js
10 5 (7.35%) Ember.js
10 5 (7.35%) J2EE
10 5 (7.35%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (7.35%) LAMP
11 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (4.41%) Entity Framework
12 3 (4.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) User Experience
2 8 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Handset
4 3 (4.41%) Pricing Data
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) Web Development
3 21 (30.88%) Content Management
4 20 (29.41%) MVC
5 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 10 (14.71%) Analytics
6 10 (14.71%) Scrum
7 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.35%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (7.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (5.88%) Data Entry
10 4 (5.88%) Front End Development
10 4 (5.88%) Web Design
11 3 (4.41%) Content Development
11 3 (4.41%) CRM
11 3 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (4.41%) SDLC
12 2 (2.94%) Service Design
12 2 (2.94%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) JavaScript
2 19 (27.94%) C#
3 10 (14.71%) Java
4 8 (11.76%) SQL
5 7 (10.29%) PHP
6 2 (2.94%) Groovy
6 2 (2.94%) Jython
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Sitecore
2 9 (13.24%) Apple
2 9 (13.24%) Avaya
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 8 (11.76%) Polycom
4 6 (8.82%) FatWire
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.88%) Adobe
5 4 (5.88%) OpenText
6 3 (4.41%) Google
7 1 (1.47%) Twitter