The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Critical Path Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Critical Path Analysis over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Critical Path Analysis
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 140 134
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.068% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.081% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +15.71% -5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 - -

Critical Path Analysis 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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1615 2459 2459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.77% 84.13% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 1375 1337
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 51 63
Median hourly rate £15.86 £37.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.70% +21.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.73 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Critical Path Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Critical Path Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Critical Path Analysis in Scotland

Critical Path Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Critical Path Analysis in Scotland