The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 67 72 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 17 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 0.67% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.91% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £411 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.55% +2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £257 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year
- +19.29%
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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
1110 876 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.68% 73.12% 72.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 534 266
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 22 (53.66%) Project Management
3 21 (51.22%) Banking
4 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.95%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (17.07%) Retail
6 7 (17.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (17.07%) Retail Banking
7 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (14.63%) Change Management
7 6 (14.63%) MS Project
8 5 (12.20%) MS Office
8 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
8 5 (12.20%) C#
8 5 (12.20%) .NET
8 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.20%) Windows
8 5 (12.20%) Business Development
8 5 (12.20%) Resource Management
8 5 (12.20%) jQuery
9 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
9 4 (9.76%) Time Management
9 4 (9.76%) XPath
9 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (9.76%) HTML5
9 4 (9.76%) CSS3
9 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.76%) HTML

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Project Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SAS
1 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (14.63%) MS Project
3 5 (12.20%) MS Office
4 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 21 (51.22%) Banking
3 7 (17.07%) Retail
3 7 (17.07%) Retail Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Test Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.88%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Data Integrity Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Data Integrity Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.44%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.44%) Finance Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
1 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
1 5 (12.20%) jQuery
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) CSS
2 4 (9.76%) XML
2 4 (9.76%) Ajax
2 4 (9.76%) HTML5
2 4 (9.76%) CSS3
3 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.88%) D3.js
4 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.88%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.44%) React
5 1 (2.44%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.76%) Derivative
3 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Project Management
2 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (14.63%) Change Management
4 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.20%) Business Development
4 5 (12.20%) Resource Management
5 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
5 4 (9.76%) Time Management
5 4 (9.76%) MVC
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.32%) Test Planning
6 3 (7.32%) SDLC
7 2 (4.88%) Test Management
7 2 (4.88%) People Management
7 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.88%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C#
2 4 (9.76%) XPath
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) P3O
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Telerik
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos
4 1 (2.44%) CA
4 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio