The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Matrix Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Matrix Management over the 3 months to 29 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.

Matrix Management
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 147 123
Rank change year-on-year +38 -24  
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 1 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.052% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.20% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £430 £364 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -6.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £454 £415
% change year-on-year -3.58% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £35.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -68.60% +30.00%  

Matrix Management 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 1617 2514 2399
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.44% 84.19% 80.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 1425 1304
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 56 66
Median hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £13.73 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Matrix Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Matrix Management in Scotland

Matrix Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Matrix Management in Scotland

Matrix Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Matrix Management in Scotland

Matrix Management
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 Matrix Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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 +14 1 £430 +4.12% 1
Matrix Management
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Matrix Management 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 Matrix Management.

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Kanban
3 5 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL V2
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (7.69%) High Availability
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
7 1 (7.69%) New Media
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) RESTful
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma

Matrix Management
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 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Coach
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Agile Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.69%) IPTV
1 1 (7.69%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Kanban
3 5 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL V2
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (7.69%) High Availability
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
7 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft