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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 95 78
Rank change year-on-year +30 -17  
Contract jobs citing CMS 42 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.39% 1.50% 1.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.33% 8.37% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 25
Median daily rate £359 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.31% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £200 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £13.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -39.53%  

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 274 466 456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.58% 17.98% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 284 257
Median daily rate £358 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.18% -31.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.00 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +17 25 £350 +28.44% 1
Edinburgh +13 15 £375 -14.28% 3
Aberdeen - 2 £250 -
Stirling +6 1 £140 -70.52%
CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 51 (62.20%) HTML
2 50 (60.98%) CSS
3 46 (56.10%) JavaScript
4 33 (40.24%) Content Management
5 25 (30.49%) Web Development
5 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (30.49%) .NET
6 24 (29.27%) jQuery
7 23 (28.05%) Umbraco
8 22 (26.83%) C#
8 22 (26.83%) MVC
9 19 (23.17%) AngularJS
10 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET
11 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
12 16 (19.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (18.29%) HTML5
14 13 (15.85%) Finance
15 12 (14.63%) Web Design
15 12 (14.63%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (14.63%) Sitecore
15 12 (14.63%) Analytics
15 12 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (13.41%) User Experience
17 10 (12.20%) CSS3
17 10 (12.20%) Scrum
17 10 (12.20%) Apache
18 8 (9.76%) Google
18 8 (9.76%) OpenText
18 8 (9.76%) Linux
18 8 (9.76%) Oracle

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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 23 (28.05%) Umbraco
2 12 (14.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (12.20%) Apache
4 6 (7.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.32%) WordPress
5 5 (6.10%) EPiServer
5 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.66%) Drupal
6 3 (3.66%) IIS
6 3 (3.66%) Joomla!
6 3 (3.66%) MODX
7 2 (2.44%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.44%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.44%) Jadu
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.22%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 3 (3.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Google Analytics
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.54%) MySQL
2 7 (8.54%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.22%) DB2
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.10%) Ant
2 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.10%) Maven
2 5 (6.10%) Selenium
2 5 (6.10%) Subversion
3 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.44%) Grunt
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.22%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.22%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) JMeter
5 1 (1.22%) JUnit
5 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Marketing
3 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.66%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (52.44%) Developer
2 18 (21.95%) Web Developer
3 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
3 9 (10.98%) Web Manager
4 6 (7.32%) Umbraco Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Production Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Web Production Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.88%) CMS Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) Java Web Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Java Web Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (62.20%) HTML
2 50 (60.98%) CSS
3 25 (30.49%) .NET
4 24 (29.27%) jQuery
5 19 (23.17%) AngularJS
6 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET
7 16 (19.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (18.29%) HTML5
9 10 (12.20%) CSS3
10 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
11 6 (7.32%) Spring
12 5 (6.10%) Hibernate
12 5 (6.10%) RESTful
13 4 (4.88%) Ajax
13 4 (4.88%) Backbone.js
13 4 (4.88%) Ember.js
13 4 (4.88%) LESS
13 4 (4.88%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) User Experience
2 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.66%) Handset
4 3 (3.66%) Linked Data
4 3 (3.66%) Pricing Data
5 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) Social Media
6 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Linux
2 2 (2.44%) Windows
3 1 (1.22%) Android
3 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.22%) Solaris
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) Content Management
2 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) Web Development
3 22 (26.83%) MVC
4 12 (14.63%) Analytics
4 12 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (14.63%) Web Design
5 10 (12.20%) Scrum
6 8 (9.76%) Front End Development
7 7 (8.54%) SEO
8 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.10%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (6.10%) CRM
9 5 (6.10%) Service Design
10 4 (4.88%) Data Entry
10 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Content Management
10 4 (4.88%) Mobile First
10 4 (4.88%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.10%) JavaScript
2 22 (26.83%) C#
3 8 (9.76%) Java
3 8 (9.76%) SQL
4 6 (7.32%) PHP
5 2 (2.44%) Groovy
5 2 (2.44%) Jython
5 2 (2.44%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.22%) C
6 1 (1.22%) Ruby
6 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
1 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.44%) WCAG
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.22%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Sitecore
2 8 (9.76%) Google
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) OpenText
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle
3 7 (8.54%) Adobe
4 5 (6.10%) FatWire
5 1 (1.22%) Apple
5 1 (1.22%) Avaya
5 1 (1.22%) Polycom
5 1 (1.22%) Twitter
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