The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Project Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 84 73
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 5 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.41% 1.04% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.08% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Median daily rate £475 £459 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.48% -8.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £408 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £700 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +5.40% -2.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1174 1292 1342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.07% 95.70% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2148 2459 2604
Median daily rate £375 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 41
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.81 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £52.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Senior Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in Edinburgh

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Project Manager in Edinburgh

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) JIRA
7 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) FNZ
7 2 (11.11%) Sonata
7 2 (11.11%) Fintech
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Conflict Management
8 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.56%) XenApp

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Conflict Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) FNZ
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter