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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 56 65 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 26 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.79% 0.74% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.01% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £316 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -28.57%
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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
1113 887 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.81% 72.65% 70.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 465 219
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.15 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 20 (47.62%) Project Management
3 19 (45.24%) Banking
4 11 (26.19%) MS Project
5 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (19.05%) MS Office
7 8 (19.05%) Retail
7 8 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 6 (14.29%) Change Management
10 5 (11.90%) Retail Banking
10 5 (11.90%) Business Development
10 5 (11.90%) Resource Management
11 4 (9.52%) QA
11 4 (9.52%) Credit Risk
11 4 (9.52%) Derivative
11 4 (9.52%) Investment Management
11 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (9.52%) Front Office
11 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
12 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
12 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
12 3 (7.14%) ISEB
12 3 (7.14%) Time Management
12 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
13 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
13 2 (4.76%) jQuery
13 2 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
13 2 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Project
2 8 (19.05%) MS Office
2 8 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 19 (45.24%) Banking
3 8 (19.05%) Retail
4 5 (11.90%) Retail Banking
5 4 (9.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Test Manager
3 4 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Project Planner
4 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Business Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Finance Project Manager
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Web Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Web Content Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) PMO Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.76%) jQuery
1 2 (4.76%) Backbone.js
1 2 (4.76%) D3.js
1 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.38%) React
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) Ember.js
2 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.38%) HTML5
2 1 (2.38%) CSS3
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) Ajax
2 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Derivative
1 4 (9.52%) Credit Risk
1 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
2 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Project Management
2 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (14.29%) Change Management
5 5 (11.90%) Business Development
5 5 (11.90%) Resource Management
6 4 (9.52%) Investment Management
7 3 (7.14%) Time Management
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.76%) Migration
8 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.76%) Test Management
8 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.76%) Test Planning
8 2 (4.76%) Line Management
8 2 (4.76%) People Management
8 2 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C#
1 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) PMP
2 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) CA
2 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
2 1 (2.38%) Telerik
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.38%) SAP
2 1 (2.38%) Cognos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Emponics Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago