Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 18 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 238 161 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.95% 7.13% 9.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 8.50% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 104 176
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £395 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -7.55% +4.21%
10th Percentile £222 £215 £313
90th Percentile £525 £488 £575
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.79 £34.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +29.81% -19.77% +14.67%

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 2,609 1,894 2,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.20% 83.92% 85.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,496 1,149 1,331
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 15
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +12.24% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.37 £10.87
90th Percentile £46.10 £43.39 £46.53
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.20%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 98 (41.18%) Finance
2 83 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (16.81%) Banking
5 37 (15.55%) PRINCE2
6 35 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 30 (12.61%) Business Analysis
8 26 (10.92%) Risk Management
9 25 (10.50%) Waterfall
10 21 (8.82%) Project Planning
11 20 (8.40%) Change Management
11 20 (8.40%) Scrum
11 20 (8.40%) Microsoft Project
12 18 (7.56%) Migration
13 16 (6.72%) Asset Management
13 16 (6.72%) Disclosure Scotland
14 15 (6.30%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (5.88%) PMO
15 14 (5.88%) QA
15 14 (5.88%) Windows
15 14 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
16 13 (5.46%) Java
16 13 (5.46%) SQL
16 13 (5.46%) Office 365
16 13 (5.46%) User Stories
16 13 (5.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 13 (5.46%) APMP
17 12 (5.04%) Agile Project Management
17 12 (5.04%) People Management

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 9 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.94%) Confluence
3 4 (1.68%) Apache
3 4 (1.68%) CMS
3 4 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.84%) SAS
4 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (8.40%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.84%) InVision
7 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) MultiFonds
2 2 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.42%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.42%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.42%) Sonata
3 1 (0.42%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.46%) Office 365
2 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.42%) GitHub
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.42%) Route 53
4 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.26%) SMS
2 2 (0.84%) Firewall
2 2 (0.84%) HTTP
2 2 (0.84%) LAN
2 2 (0.84%) WLAN
3 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.42%) Network Security
3 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.04%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.10%) MySQL
2 5 (2.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.68%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.68%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.84%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.42%) Power BI
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.62%) JIRA
2 2 (0.84%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (0.84%) NUnit
2 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.84%) Zephyr
3 1 (0.42%) JBehave
3 1 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.42%) JMeter
3 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 98 (41.18%) Finance
2 40 (16.81%) Banking
3 6 (2.52%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.26%) Legal
4 3 (1.26%) Marketing
4 3 (1.26%) Publishing
4 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.84%) Back Office
5 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.84%) Front Office
5 2 (0.84%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.84%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 127 (53.36%) Project Manager
2 32 (13.45%) Analyst
3 24 (10.08%) IT Manager
4 23 (9.66%) Business Analyst
5 21 (8.82%) IT Project Manager
6 18 (7.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 18 (7.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 13 (5.46%) Banking Project Manager
7 13 (5.46%) Developer
8 8 (3.36%) Designer
8 8 (3.36%) Technical Manager
8 8 (3.36%) Technical Project Manager
9 7 (2.94%) Desktop Support
9 7 (2.94%) Security Manager
10 6 (2.52%) Consultant
10 6 (2.52%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (2.52%) Programme Manager
10 6 (2.52%) Project Analyst
10 6 (2.52%) Security Project Manager
10 6 (2.52%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.62%) XML
2 10 (4.20%) HTML
3 7 (2.94%) CSS
3 7 (2.94%) JSON
4 6 (2.52%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.52%) CSS3
4 6 (2.52%) HTML5
4 6 (2.52%) jQuery
4 6 (2.52%) Web Services
5 5 (2.10%) .NET
5 5 (2.10%) Node.js
5 5 (2.10%) REST
5 5 (2.10%) SOAP
6 4 (1.68%) Ajax
6 4 (1.68%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.68%) J2EE
6 4 (1.68%) Spring
7 3 (1.26%) Java EE
7 3 (1.26%) RESTful
8 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.52%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (2.52%) User Experience
3 4 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (1.68%) Wiki
4 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.26%) Robotics
5 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.42%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.42%) Equities
6 1 (0.42%) FMCG
6 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.88%) Windows
2 7 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 6 (2.52%) Linux
4 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.26%) Unix
5 1 (0.42%) AIX
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (15.55%) PRINCE2
4 30 (12.61%) Business Analysis
5 26 (10.92%) Risk Management
6 25 (10.50%) Waterfall
7 21 (8.82%) Project Planning
8 20 (8.40%) Change Management
8 20 (8.40%) Scrum
9 18 (7.56%) Migration
10 16 (6.72%) Asset Management
11 15 (6.30%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (5.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 13 (5.46%) User Stories
13 12 (5.04%) Agile Project Management
13 12 (5.04%) People Management
14 11 (4.62%) Kanban
15 10 (4.20%) Open Source
15 10 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (3.78%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.46%) Java
1 13 (5.46%) SQL
2 9 (3.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.26%) C#
4 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.42%) BeanShell
5 1 (0.42%) C
5 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (5.46%) APMP
2 11 (4.62%) Degree
3 4 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.26%) ISEB
4 3 (1.26%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.84%) CISSP
5 2 (0.84%) PMP
6 1 (0.42%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.42%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.42%) HND
6 1 (0.42%) MBA
6 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.42%) SANS
6 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 14 (5.88%) PMO
2 14 (5.88%) QA
3 5 (2.10%) GDPR
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.84%) XenApp
2 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) CASB
Vendors
1 35 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.20%) Oracle
3 4 (1.68%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.26%) VMware
5 2 (0.84%) Adobe
5 2 (0.84%) Blue Prism
5 2 (0.84%) Citrix
5 2 (0.84%) CODA
5 2 (0.84%) SAP
5 2 (0.84%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.42%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.42%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.42%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco
6 1 (0.42%) Cognos
6 1 (0.42%) FNZ
6 1 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.42%) ScanSafe
6 1 (0.42%) Sybase
6 1 (0.42%) Symantec