The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for APMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 149 131
Rank change year-on-year +39 -18  
Contract jobs citing APMP 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.068% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% 0.27% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £390 £385 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +32.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £441 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -6.43% +7.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -

APMP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 327 753 486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 14.84% 25.59% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 1114 472
Median daily rate £370 £330 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 128 41
Median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +45.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £20.05 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing APMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for APMP in Scotland

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing APMP in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for APMP in Scotland

APMP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +20 6 £390 +1.29%
Stirling - 1 - -
APMP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing APMP 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 Scotland region with a requirement for APMP.

1 18 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 17 (94.44%) Project Management
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (72.22%) Business Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
8 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) People Management
9 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Strategy
10 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
10 1 (5.56%) Migration
10 1 (5.56%) Change Management
10 1 (5.56%) SAP
10 1 (5.56%) PMP
10 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (5.56%) Unix
10 1 (5.56%) Windows
10 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (5.56%) ERP
10 1 (5.56%) MS Visio

APMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) QlikView
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 4 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Office Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Integration Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Project Management
3 13 (72.22%) Business Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
6 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
7 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) People Management
9 1 (5.56%) Analytics
9 1 (5.56%) Coaching
9 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) Programme Governance
9 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
9 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Alteryx
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) Talend