Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 18 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 Planning
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 109 113
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 26 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.75% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.89% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -15.63%
10th Percentile £262 £233 £278
90th Percentile £525 £481 £350
Scotland median daily rate £400 £415 £350
% change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £38.29 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -4.29% - -

Project Planning 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 2,633 2,372 1,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.62% 84.90% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,351 1,385 1,132
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 24
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +23.44%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.20 £11.15
90th Percentile £44.01 £39.20 £47.36
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +25.00%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 13 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 8 (30.77%) Banking
5 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
6 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 4 (15.38%) Workflow
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (11.54%) Change Management
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
8 3 (11.54%) Robotics
8 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Change Control
8 3 (11.54%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (7.69%) Blue Prism
9 2 (7.69%) PMO
9 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (7.69%) Project Governance
9 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (7.69%) Cyberattack
9 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
9 2 (7.69%) Degree
9 2 (7.69%) Retail
9 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (7.69%) Legal
9 2 (7.69%) HTML

Project Planning
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 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) EViews
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Project Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Automation Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum Master
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Coach
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planner
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) JSP
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Servlets
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) SPML
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Robotics
2 2 (7.69%) Cyberattack
2 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 4 (15.38%) Workflow
6 3 (11.54%) Change Control
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
6 3 (11.54%) Robotic Process Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 2 (7.69%) Project Governance
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Greeks
8 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) BeanShell
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) C++
2 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.85%) R
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
2 1 (3.85%) IFRS
2 1 (3.85%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Blue Prism
1 2 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Sybase