The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh 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
Programme Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 60 38 58
Rank change year-on-year -22 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 10 51 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.12% 3.37% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 3.50% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 33 9
Median daily rate £450 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £505 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £790 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £55.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 842 1457 1334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.71% 96.17% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 790 746
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in Edinburgh

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in Edinburgh

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in Edinburgh

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Programme 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 Edinburgh region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Programme Management
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Statistics
6 2 (14.29%) APMP
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.14%) Tableau
7 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
7 1 (7.14%) Talend
7 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
7 1 (7.14%) Resource Management

Programme Manager Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
1 1 (7.14%) Robotics
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Programme Management
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Statistics
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) APMP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COREP
1 1 (7.14%) FINREP
1 1 (7.14%) IFRS
1 1 (7.14%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Alteryx
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) Talend