Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 106 102
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 16 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.71% 1.21% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.43% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 24
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.87% -14.94% +1.01%
10th Percentile £251 £222 £313
90th Percentile £473 £495 £518
Scotland median daily rate £415 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +18.57% -9.68% -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £40.00 - £27.25

Project Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1889 2382 2540
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.33% 84.77% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1154 1315 1374
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -5.30%
10th Percentile £260 £270 £255
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.82 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.65% -26.44% -14.00%
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.85 £12.51
90th Percentile £43.39 £46.99 £40.00
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +20.00%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (12.50%) PMO
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) J2EE
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (12.50%) Telepresence
6 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (6.25%) KYC
6 1 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (6.25%) GDPR
6 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management

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 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (12.50%) Telepresence
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum Master
2 2 (12.50%) Tester
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.25%) GDPR Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) APMP
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.25%) FATCA
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) CA
2 1 (6.25%) HP