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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 7 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 1.06% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.27% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 14
Median daily rate £420 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £430 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +64.11%

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
719 1179 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.09% 83.26% 81.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 635 629
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £280 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Median hourly rate £16.97 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.50% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.22 £70.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Project Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 10 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (16.67%) PMO
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) OpenView
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Selenium
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Subversion
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (8.33%) Maven
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Planning Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft