Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Project Management
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 20 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 242 189 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.23% 6.83% 7.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.28% 8.06% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 112 119
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £213 £265 £263
90th Percentile £521 £488 £525
Scotland median daily rate £375 £380 £353
% change year-on-year -1.32% +7.80% -9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year +1.45% - -

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,608 2,346 1,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.74% 84.72% 85.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,333 1,369 1,093
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £546 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £16.68 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.88% -14.46% +21.88%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.22 £11.20
90th Percentile £43.96 £37.52 £47.03
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +25.00%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Edinburgh

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Edinburgh

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Edinburgh

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 103 (42.56%) Finance
2 85 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (30.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (22.31%) Banking
5 44 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 28 (11.57%) Risk Management
7 27 (11.16%) Migration
8 21 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (7.85%) Scrum
10 17 (7.02%) Change Management
10 17 (7.02%) Business Analysis
10 17 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 16 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (6.61%) Degree
11 16 (6.61%) SQL
11 16 (6.61%) Microsoft
12 15 (6.20%) HTML
12 15 (6.20%) Microsoft Project
12 15 (6.20%) Asset Management
12 15 (6.20%) Waterfall
13 13 (5.37%) Programme Management
13 13 (5.37%) Project Planning
13 13 (5.37%) Office 365
14 12 (4.96%) Windows
14 12 (4.96%) SharePoint
15 11 (4.55%) Oracle
15 11 (4.55%) JavaScript
15 11 (4.55%) HTML5
16 10 (4.13%) Investment Management
16 10 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Management
Co-occurring 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 12 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.72%) SAS
3 4 (1.65%) Apache
3 4 (1.65%) Confluence
3 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.24%) CMS
4 3 (1.24%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (6.20%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (2.89%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) InVision
6 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.41%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.41%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.41%) Sonata
3 1 (0.41%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.37%) Office 365
2 5 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.24%) SaaS
4 2 (0.83%) GitHub
4 2 (0.83%) IaaS
4 2 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.41%) Route 53
5 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.24%) SMS
2 2 (0.83%) LAN
2 2 (0.83%) WLAN
3 1 (0.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.31%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.89%) MySQL
3 6 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.65%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.24%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.41%) Big Data
6 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) Power BI
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.48%) JIRA
2 3 (1.24%) Hudson
2 3 (1.24%) NUnit
2 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 103 (42.56%) Finance
2 54 (22.31%) Banking
3 8 (3.31%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.07%) Back Office
5 4 (1.65%) Legal
5 4 (1.65%) Publishing
6 3 (1.24%) Marketing
6 3 (1.24%) Retail
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 2 (0.83%) Billing
7 2 (0.83%) Front Office
7 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (52.48%) Project Manager
2 20 (8.26%) Analyst
3 18 (7.44%) IT Manager
4 16 (6.61%) Developer
4 16 (6.61%) IT Project Manager
5 14 (5.79%) Programme Manager
6 12 (4.96%) Infrastructure Manager
6 12 (4.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 10 (4.13%) Senior Manager
7 10 (4.13%) Senior Project Manager
8 9 (3.72%) Technical Manager
8 9 (3.72%) Technical Project Manager
9 8 (3.31%) Agile Project Manager
9 8 (3.31%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.31%) Project Leader
10 7 (2.89%) Banking Project Manager
10 7 (2.89%) Consultant
10 7 (2.89%) Designer
11 5 (2.07%) Architect
11 5 (2.07%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.20%) HTML
2 11 (4.55%) HTML5
3 9 (3.72%) AngularJS
4 8 (3.31%) CSS
4 8 (3.31%) XML
5 7 (2.89%) CSS3
5 7 (2.89%) jQuery
5 7 (2.89%) React
6 6 (2.48%) .NET
7 5 (2.07%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.07%) Node.js
8 4 (1.65%) Ajax
8 4 (1.65%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.65%) J2EE
8 4 (1.65%) JSON
8 4 (1.65%) REST
8 4 (1.65%) Spring
9 3 (1.24%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.24%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.13%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.07%) Cyberattack
3 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.65%) Wiki
5 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.24%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.24%) Robotics
5 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.41%) Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.41%) FMCG
7 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) User Experience
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.96%) Windows
2 5 (2.07%) Linux
3 3 (1.24%) Unix
3 3 (1.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (30.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 28 (11.57%) Risk Management
5 27 (11.16%) Migration
6 21 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (7.85%) Scrum
8 17 (7.02%) Business Analysis
8 17 (7.02%) Change Management
8 17 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 15 (6.20%) Asset Management
9 15 (6.20%) Waterfall
10 13 (5.37%) Programme Management
10 13 (5.37%) Project Planning
11 10 (4.13%) Investment Management
11 10 (4.13%) Resource Management
12 9 (3.72%) Change Control
12 9 (3.72%) Decision-Making
12 9 (3.72%) Project Governance
12 9 (3.72%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.61%) SQL
2 11 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.31%) Java
4 7 (2.89%) C#
5 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.24%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.41%) BeanShell
6 1 (0.41%) C
6 1 (0.41%) PHP
6 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (6.61%) Degree
2 10 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (2.89%) APMP
4 3 (1.24%) ISEB
4 3 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.83%) PMP
6 1 (0.41%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.41%) HND
6 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.41%) MCP
6 1 (0.41%) MCSE
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.13%) QA
2 8 (3.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.89%) PMO
4 5 (2.07%) GDPR
5 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.24%) GxP
6 2 (0.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.83%) GAMP
6 2 (0.83%) IFRS
6 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.83%) SLA
7 1 (0.41%) COBIT
7 1 (0.41%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.83%) XenApp
1 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) CASB
1 2 (0.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (6.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.55%) Oracle
3 4 (1.65%) Atlassian
3 4 (1.65%) SAP
4 3 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.24%) VMware
5 2 (0.83%) Blue Prism
5 2 (0.83%) Citrix
5 2 (0.83%) Planview
5 2 (0.83%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.83%) Symantec
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe
6 1 (0.41%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.41%) Cognos
6 1 (0.41%) Facebook
6 1 (0.41%) FNZ
6 1 (0.41%) IBM
6 1 (0.41%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.41%) Sybase