Period
to 24 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 91 128
Rank change year-on-year -47 +37 -46
Contract jobs citing CMS 63 68 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.19% 1.74% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.63% 11.17% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 55
Scotland median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £160 £146 £214
90th Percentile £488 £413 £595
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate £22.34 - £14.25
10th Percentile £14.08 - £14.12
90th Percentile £31.59 - £14.37
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year -41.67% +60.64% -45.07%

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 826 609 1,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.59% 15.62% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 369 629
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +2.78%
10th Percentile £207 £155 £220
90th Percentile £500 £525 £501
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 21
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £18.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -52.63% +90.00%
10th Percentile £14.63 £13.82 £14.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £24.25 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.61% -7.32% +7.89%

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 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 June 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 -32 29 £325 +22.70% 5
Edinburgh -18 28 £325 -13.33% 5
Falkirk - 3 £250 -
Stirling -5 2 £225 +60.71%
West Lothian +3 1 £375 +15.38%
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (44.44%) Content Management
2 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (38.10%) HTML
4 20 (31.75%) CSS
5 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
6 14 (22.22%) Web Development
7 12 (19.05%) .NET
8 11 (17.46%) Adobe
9 10 (15.87%) Scrum
9 10 (15.87%) HTML5
9 10 (15.87%) CSS3
9 10 (15.87%) User Experience
10 9 (14.29%) Java
10 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 9 (14.29%) jQuery
11 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
11 8 (12.70%) C#
11 8 (12.70%) Analytics
12 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
12 7 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
12 7 (11.11%) PHP
12 7 (11.11%) Umbraco
12 7 (11.11%) Marketing
13 6 (9.52%) WordPress
13 6 (9.52%) Finance
13 6 (9.52%) Node.js
14 5 (7.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
14 5 (7.94%) Cisco

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 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 6 (9.52%) WordPress
3 5 (7.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (7.94%) EPiServer
4 4 (6.35%) Drupal
4 4 (6.35%) Kentico
4 4 (6.35%) MODX
4 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (3.17%) Apache
6 2 (3.17%) IIS
6 2 (3.17%) nginx
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.76%) Trello
3 2 (3.17%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (3.17%) Akamai
3 2 (3.17%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (3.17%) Mailgun
3 2 (3.17%) npm
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Cisco ICM
1 5 (7.94%) VoIP
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
1 3 (4.76%) Mocha
1 3 (4.76%) Selenium
1 3 (4.76%) SilkTest
1 3 (4.76%) TestComplete
2 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.11%) Marketing
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Developer
2 9 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Designer
5 4 (6.35%) Architect
5 4 (6.35%) CMS Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Coordinator
5 4 (6.35%) Digital Designer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Telephony Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Telephony Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Backend Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Content Coordinator
6 3 (4.76%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) HTML
2 20 (31.75%) CSS
3 12 (19.05%) .NET
4 10 (15.87%) CSS3
4 10 (15.87%) HTML5
5 9 (14.29%) jQuery
6 6 (9.52%) Node.js
7 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.35%) REST
8 4 (6.35%) Sass
8 4 (6.35%) Spring
8 4 (6.35%) Spring Boot
9 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.76%) Chai
9 3 (4.76%) Java EE
10 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.17%) JSON
10 2 (3.17%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (3.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) Motion Graphics
2 3 (4.76%) Social Media
3 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Podcast
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.17%) Unix
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Content Management
2 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.22%) Web Development
4 10 (15.87%) Scrum
5 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.70%) Analytics
7 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.35%) CRM
8 4 (6.35%) MVC
8 4 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
8 4 (6.35%) SDLC
8 4 (6.35%) SEO
8 4 (6.35%) SOA
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.35%) UML
8 4 (6.35%) User Stories
8 4 (6.35%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.29%) Java
3 8 (12.70%) C#
4 7 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (3.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (6.35%) QA
3 3 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.17%) Ansible
2 2 (3.17%) Fail2ban
2 2 (3.17%) HAProxy
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Adobe
2 5 (7.94%) Avaya
2 5 (7.94%) Cisco
2 5 (7.94%) Genesys
3 3 (4.76%) Google
3 3 (4.76%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.17%) Lets Encrypt
5 1 (1.59%) FatWire
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Progress