The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £421 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 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.

Business Manager
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 146 113
Rank change year-on-year +40 -33  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 11 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 0.17% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.18% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 12
Median daily rate £421 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.94% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £385 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £465 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.05% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.96 £55.00 £47.39
% change year-on-year -49.16% +16.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2070 2727 2917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.61% 92.79% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1526 1516
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 59 88
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.93 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.70% -19.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Business Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in Scotland

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in Scotland

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Manager in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Manager in Scotland

Business Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Manager in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Manager in Scotland

Business Manager
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 Business Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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 +18 8 £430 +1.05%
Glasgow +12 3 £413 - 1
Business Manager
UK

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Business 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 Scotland region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (15.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (15.00%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Service Design
5 3 (15.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (15.00%) Customer Insight
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Product Management
7 1 (5.00%) Planview
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management

Business Manager Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (5.00%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (15.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (15.00%) Customer Insight
5 3 (15.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) Service Design
5 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (15.00%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Product Management
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) Planview