The first table below looks at the demand for APMP in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APMP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 126 119 111
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing APMP 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% 0.042% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.25% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £500 £390 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £377 £398
% change year-on-year
+16.86% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £15.38 -
% change year-on-year
+116.18% -
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
505 394 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.54% 16.70% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 228 177
Average daily rate £326 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 31
Average hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.89 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
APMP
UK

APMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing APMP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

APMP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

APMP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

APMP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

APMP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing APMP 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 APMP.

1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (50.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing APMP 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 APMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Pega