The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 12 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 154 135 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.05% 9.18% 14.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.30% 11.49% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 79 98
Average daily rate £450 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £200 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -23.57%
Project Management
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1252 1175 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.67% 79.93% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 676 546
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Edinburgh region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Edinburgh region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 162 (51.76%) Finance
2 112 (35.78%) Banking
3 108 (34.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (18.53%) PRINCE2
6 48 (15.34%) Waterfall
7 47 (15.02%) Retail
8 38 (12.14%) Migration
9 37 (11.82%) Retail Banking
10 35 (11.18%) ITIL
10 35 (11.18%) SDLC
11 34 (10.86%) Risk Management
12 32 (10.22%) Scrum
13 27 (8.63%) Release Management
13 27 (8.63%) Data Centre
14 26 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (7.99%) Resource Management
16 24 (7.67%) Change Control
17 23 (7.35%) Service Management
17 23 (7.35%) Disclosure Scotland
18 22 (7.03%) Windows
19 21 (6.71%) Agile Project Management
20 20 (6.39%) Web Services
20 20 (6.39%) JavaScript
20 20 (6.39%) Configuration Management
21 19 (6.07%) XML
21 19 (6.07%) Linux
21 19 (6.07%) Project Planning
21 19 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
22 18 (5.75%) Change Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.88%) SAS
2 7 (2.24%) Apache
3 6 (1.92%) CMS
3 6 (1.92%) Drupal
4 5 (1.60%) Confluence
4 5 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.28%) nginx
6 3 (0.96%) CICS
6 3 (0.96%) JBoss
7 2 (0.64%) IIS
7 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.64%) WordPress
8 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (3.51%) MS Project
3 8 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.60%) MS Office
5 3 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.96%) InDesign
5 3 (0.96%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.64%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Primavera
2 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.79%) SaaS
2 5 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (0.96%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.32%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.79%) HTTP
2 5 (1.60%) LAN
2 5 (1.60%) SSL
2 5 (1.60%) WAN
3 4 (1.28%) SAN
4 3 (0.96%) DNS
4 3 (0.96%) LDAP
4 3 (0.96%) Network Security
4 3 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) ATM
5 1 (0.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.32%) Skype
5 1 (0.32%) SMS
5 1 (0.32%) VoIP
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
5 1 (0.32%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.83%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.28%) DB2
5 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.64%) GIS
6 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.64%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.32%) Big Data
7 1 (0.32%) Impala
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (2.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.92%) Hudson
2 6 (1.92%) JIRA
3 5 (1.60%) Maven
3 5 (1.60%) Subversion
4 3 (0.96%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.96%) JUnit
4 3 (0.96%) Mockito
4 3 (0.96%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.64%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.64%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.64%) Gradle
5 2 (0.64%) Grunt
5 2 (0.64%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.64%) Selenium
5 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.64%) Vagrant
General
1 162 (51.76%) Finance
2 112 (35.78%) Banking
3 47 (15.02%) Retail
4 37 (11.82%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.92%) Legal
6 4 (1.28%) Law
7 3 (0.96%) Marketing
7 3 (0.96%) Publishing
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Back Office
8 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (46.33%) Project Manager
2 27 (8.63%) Infrastructure Manager
2 27 (8.63%) Senior Manager
3 25 (7.99%) Analyst
4 24 (7.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 22 (7.03%) IT Manager
6 17 (5.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 16 (5.11%) Environment Manager
7 16 (5.11%) IT Project Manager
8 14 (4.47%) Banking Project Manager
8 14 (4.47%) Developer
9 12 (3.83%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (3.51%) Engagement Manager
11 10 (3.19%) Migration Manager
11 10 (3.19%) Migration Project Manager
12 8 (2.56%) Business Manager
12 8 (2.56%) Financial Services Project Manager
12 8 (2.56%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
12 8 (2.56%) Risk Manager
12 8 (2.56%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.39%) Web Services
2 19 (6.07%) XML
3 15 (4.79%) SOAP
4 14 (4.47%) CSS
4 14 (4.47%) HTML
5 12 (3.83%) JSON
6 11 (3.51%) RESTful
7 10 (3.19%) jQuery
8 9 (2.88%) CSS3
8 9 (2.88%) HTML5
9 7 (2.24%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.92%) Java EE
10 6 (1.92%) RequireJS
11 5 (1.60%) JSP
11 5 (1.60%) REST
11 5 (1.60%) Servlets
12 3 (0.96%) JPA
12 3 (0.96%) PrimeFaces
12 3 (0.96%) STL
12 3 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.63%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.79%) User Experience
4 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.60%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.60%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.28%) LPAR
7 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.64%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.64%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.64%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.64%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.64%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.32%) Clustering
8 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.32%) Life Science
8 1 (0.32%) PKI
8 1 (0.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.03%) Windows
2 19 (6.07%) Linux
3 13 (4.15%) Mac OS X
4 6 (1.92%) AIX
4 6 (1.92%) Unix
5 4 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.64%) zOS
8 1 (0.32%) Android
8 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Fedora
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (34.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 92 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (18.53%) PRINCE2
4 48 (15.34%) Waterfall
5 38 (12.14%) Migration
6 35 (11.18%) ITIL
6 35 (11.18%) SDLC
7 34 (10.86%) Risk Management
8 32 (10.22%) Scrum
9 27 (8.63%) Release Management
10 25 (7.99%) Resource Management
11 24 (7.67%) Change Control
12 23 (7.35%) Service Management
13 21 (6.71%) Agile Project Management
14 20 (6.39%) Configuration Management
15 19 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (6.07%) Project Planning
16 18 (5.75%) Change Management
17 16 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (5.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.39%) JavaScript
2 9 (2.88%) SQL
3 8 (2.56%) Java
4 6 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.60%) PHP
5 5 (1.60%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.28%) PHP 5
6 4 (1.28%) Python
7 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.64%) C#
7 2 (0.64%) Ruby
7 2 (0.64%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.32%) C
8 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.32%) VB
8 1 (0.32%) VB6
8 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (3.19%) Degree
3 4 (1.28%) APMP
3 4 (1.28%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.28%) PMP
4 3 (0.96%) ISEB
4 3 (0.96%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.64%) IISP
5 2 (0.64%) MBA
5 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 14 (4.47%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.32%) COREP
4 1 (0.32%) FINREP
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.28%) PowerHA
2 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.96%) XenApp
3 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.64%) Docker
3 2 (0.64%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.32%) HDFS
4 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.32%) RACF
4 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) Ansible
1 2 (0.64%) CA Wily
1 2 (0.64%) logstash
1 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.64%) Puppet
1 2 (0.64%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.64%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.32%) Oozie
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
2 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (5.43%) HP
2 16 (5.11%) CA
2 16 (5.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.11%) Remedy
2 16 (5.11%) ServiceNow
3 15 (4.79%) Oracle
4 6 (1.92%) Citrix
5 4 (1.28%) IBM
5 4 (1.28%) VMware
6 3 (0.96%) Adobe
6 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.96%) Splunk
7 2 (0.64%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.64%) Cisco
7 2 (0.64%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.64%) EMC
7 2 (0.64%) Google
7 2 (0.64%) Sybase
7 2 (0.64%) Teradata
8 1 (0.32%) Pega
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £440.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £660.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago