The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 10 10 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.78% 3.85% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 4.00% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 35 25 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 97.22% 96.15% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 27
Median daily rate £325 £465 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.10% +102.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £530 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £40.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Aberdeen

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Aberdeen

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Aberdeen

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Financials

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle