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 23 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 14 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 105 135 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.81% 11.82% 11.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.86% 16.69% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 55 82
Average daily rate
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£450 £396 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £5.00 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
885 809 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.24% 70.84% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 385 353
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £34.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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.

1 137 (51.70%) Finance
2 75 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (27.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (26.04%) Banking
5 48 (18.11%) PRINCE2
6 44 (16.60%) Oracle
7 40 (15.09%) Retail
8 37 (13.96%) Linux
8 37 (13.96%) Waterfall
9 31 (11.70%) Scrum
10 28 (10.57%) Java
10 28 (10.57%) XML
11 27 (10.19%) Migration
12 25 (9.43%) HTTP
13 23 (8.68%) Windows
14 22 (8.30%) Retail Banking
15 20 (7.55%) JSON
15 20 (7.55%) Release Management
16 19 (7.17%) MS Excel
16 19 (7.17%) Change Management
17 18 (6.79%) Web Services
17 18 (6.79%) Business Transformation
18 17 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (6.42%) SOAP
18 17 (6.42%) Mac OS X
19 16 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
20 15 (5.66%) Change Control
20 15 (5.66%) Mentoring
20 15 (5.66%) Asset Management
21 14 (5.28%) Web Development

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 7 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (1.13%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.38%) IIS
4 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.91%) MS Office
3 10 (3.77%) MS Project
4 5 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.38%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.43%) HTTP
2 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.89%) SSL
2 5 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (1.51%) Intranet
4 2 (0.75%) SAN
4 2 (0.75%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (4.53%) Cognos Report Studio
2 12 (4.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 12 (4.53%) Cognos Transformer
3 10 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.40%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.64%) MS Access
6 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.02%) Subversion
1 8 (3.02%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.13%) JIRA
3 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.38%) Hudson
3 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.38%) Maven
3 1 (0.38%) Ant
3 1 (0.38%) NUnit
General
1 137 (51.70%) Finance
2 69 (26.04%) Banking
3 40 (15.09%) Retail
4 22 (8.30%) Retail Banking
5 10 (3.77%) Advertising
6 6 (2.26%) Front Office
7 5 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.51%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.13%) Marketing
9 3 (1.13%) Publishing
9 3 (1.13%) Legal
10 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.75%) Law
11 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 112 (42.26%) Project Manager
2 34 (12.83%) Analyst
3 33 (12.45%) Developer
4 16 (6.04%) Business Analyst
5 15 (5.66%) Programme Manager
6 13 (4.91%) Senior Manager
6 13 (4.91%) PMO Analyst
6 13 (4.91%) ScrumMaster
7 12 (4.53%) Cognos Developer
7 12 (4.53%) Senior Project Manager
8 9 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (2.64%) Java Developer
9 7 (2.64%) Consultant
9 7 (2.64%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (2.26%) Web Engineer
10 6 (2.26%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (2.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (2.26%) Cognos BI Developer
10 6 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (2.26%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.57%) XML
2 20 (7.55%) JSON
3 18 (6.79%) Web Services
4 17 (6.42%) SOAP
5 14 (5.28%) RESTful
6 13 (4.91%) HTML
7 12 (4.53%) CSS
7 12 (4.53%) CSS3
8 11 (4.15%) HTML5
9 5 (1.89%) Velocity
10 4 (1.51%) REST
11 3 (1.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 2 (0.75%) jQuery
12 2 (0.75%) Java EE
12 2 (0.75%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.75%) .NET
12 2 (0.75%) CGI
12 2 (0.75%) Backbone.js
13 1 (0.38%) Ajax
13 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.28%) FMCG
1 14 (5.28%) Open Source
2 9 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.40%) Derivative
3 7 (2.64%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.64%) Fixed Income
4 4 (1.51%) Clustering
4 4 (1.51%) Equities
5 3 (1.13%) PMI
5 3 (1.13%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.75%) GIS
6 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.96%) Linux
2 23 (8.68%) Windows
3 17 (6.42%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.26%) UNIX
4 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.51%) Windows 2000
5 4 (1.51%) AIX
5 4 (1.51%) HPUX
5 4 (1.51%) Solaris
6 3 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.75%) SUSE
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (27.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (18.11%) PRINCE2
4 37 (13.96%) Waterfall
5 31 (11.70%) Scrum
6 27 (10.19%) Migration
7 20 (7.55%) Release Management
8 19 (7.17%) Change Management
9 18 (6.79%) Business Transformation
10 16 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.66%) Asset Management
11 15 (5.66%) Change Control
11 15 (5.66%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.28%) Web Development
13 13 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (4.91%) ITIL
14 12 (4.53%) Unit Testing
14 12 (4.53%) Refactoring
14 12 (4.53%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.57%) Java
2 12 (4.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.13%) C
3 3 (1.13%) VBA
4 2 (0.75%) Korn
4 2 (0.75%) C-shell
4 2 (0.75%) SQL
4 2 (0.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.26%) PMP
2 6 (2.26%) PMI Certification
2 6 (2.26%) Degree
2 6 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.89%) ACCA
4 4 (1.51%) CIMA
5 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.75%) MCSE
6 2 (0.75%) MBA
6 2 (0.75%) MCTS
6 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.38%) CFA
7 1 (0.38%) ISEB
7 1 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) QA
2 4 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.75%) COBIT
3 2 (0.75%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.75%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) SCCM
2 2 (0.75%) SCOM
2 2 (0.75%) OpenView
2 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.75%) Puppet
2 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.75%) nmon
3 1 (0.38%) StatsD
3 1 (0.38%) Nagios
3 1 (0.38%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 44 (16.60%) Oracle
2 12 (4.53%) Cognos
2 12 (4.53%) HP
3 11 (4.15%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.77%) JBoss
4 10 (3.77%) IBM
5 6 (2.26%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.51%) Sun
7 3 (1.13%) Chordiant
7 3 (1.13%) Charles River
8 2 (0.75%) VMware
8 2 (0.75%) CA
9 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.38%) Gemalto
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco
9 1 (0.38%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
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