Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 104 103
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 32 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.09% 0.75% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.90% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £237 £233 £290
90th Percentile £460 £382 £425
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 2513 1669 2644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 85.30% 83.91% 83.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 985 1360
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 23
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21% +4.63%
10th Percentile £12.65 £14.25 £12.07
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.03 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £23.35
% change year-on-year +14.29% -10.06% +3.78%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Project Management
3 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
5 8 (25.00%) Banking
6 7 (21.88%) PMO
7 5 (15.63%) Project Governance
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (9.38%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
9 3 (9.38%) Scrum
9 3 (9.38%) Change Management
9 3 (9.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (6.25%) Business Process Modelling
10 2 (6.25%) APMP
10 2 (6.25%) Business Process Analysis
10 2 (6.25%) GDPR
10 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (6.25%) Information Security
10 2 (6.25%) Legal
10 2 (6.25%) Migration
10 2 (6.25%) Misys
10 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (6.25%) P3O
10 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
10 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis

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 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) PMO Manager
4 3 (9.38%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) GDPR Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) PMO Lead
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum Master
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) HR Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Project Planner
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Project Planner
6 1 (3.13%) Senior PMO
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Project Management
2 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Project Governance
5 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Business Process Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Data Management
7 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Information Security
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
8 1 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) APMP
1 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) PMO
2 2 (6.25%) GDPR
2 2 (6.25%) P3O
3 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Misys
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft